Pakistan

Indus Water Treaty: World Bank offers alternate solutions

December 14, 2016

In a notable development World Bank has taken cognizance of the growing development and has paused the processes initiated by both India and Pakistan in favour of alternate solutions which are in line with the spirit of Indus Water Treaty. The solutions offer alternative paths to resolve all the...

India 7th most terror-affected country

December 9, 2016

As per a report of Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2016, which is released by Institute of Economics and Peace which is a think-tank based in Sydney, Australia India has been ranked 7th among a list of countries which are most affected by terrorism in 2015. India has been ranked...

Pak PM approves financial plan for Diamer-Basha Dam project in PoK

December 6, 2016

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan has given his approval for the financial plan of 4500 megawatt Diamer-Basha Dam project to be built over Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).  Sharif has also urged the officials concerned to speeden the construction of the dam. The dam is slated to...

Heart of Asia Conference: Amritsar Declaration

December 5, 2016

The Sixth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference has adopted the “Amritsar Declaration” with its prime focus on terrorism.  It stresses on all the countries concerned to take an account of the deteriorating situation and enhance regional economic cooperation. PM Narendra Modi had picked Amritsar as the venue in line...

US pledges $900 million to Pakistan

December 4, 2016

A defence bill that pledges $900 million as assistance has been passed by the US House of Representative. A substantial amount of it will depend on the certification by Pentagon that Pakistan has undertaken apparent steps against the dreadful Haqqani network. The bill has an upper limit of the...

Pakistan gets new Chief of Army Staff

November 28, 2016

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as Pakistan’s new army chief and has elevated him to the position of four-star general. He will succeed the popular military leader Gen Raheel Sharif. General Sharif who has been credited with improving security and driving back Islamist...

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