India-Pakistan Relations Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan’s stand on Trade with India

Pakistan had stopped all the trade with India after Abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government. Also, the Pakistani Government had announced that it would not talk to India until the Indian Government completely rolled back the changes in Jammu and Kashmir. Lately, Pakistan has been softening its stand. The Wagah border has been ..

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UN resolution on safeguarding religious sites

The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted a resolution on safeguarding religious sites across the world. The resolution was titled “Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites”. India supports the resolution. Key Features of the Resolution The resolution condemns offences against religious sites and symbols. It rejects the use of violence ..

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First Anniversary of Kartarpur Corridor celebrated

The Pakistan Gurudwara body, PSGPC (Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee) is to celebrate the first anniversary of the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor. The Corridor connects Dera Baba Nanak in India with Gurudwara Darbar Sahib. Key Highlights The corridor is closed from Indian side due to COVID-19 pandemic. Every year, around 3000 people from India reach ..

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Duarte Pacheco elected as new President of Inter Parliamentary Union

On November 2, 2020, Duarte Pacheco was elected as the new President of Inter Parliamentary Union. He will serve as the president of the union between 2020 and 2023. India was represented by the Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla at the session. The previous president of the Inter Parliamentary Union was Mexican MP Gabriela ..

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India attends SAARC Foreign Ministers Informal Summit

On September 24, 2020, the external Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation Foreign Ministers Informal meet virtually. During the meet, it was highlighted that SAARC should overcome cross border terrorism, blocking of connectivity and obstruction in trade. These three are currently considered the three greatest challenges of SAARC grouping. ..

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