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Pakistan's water diplomacy -

The writer is CEO, LEAD Pakistan, a think tank focusing on climate and water issues. FOR no other known reason but to avoid being seen as violating the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), India sent a 10-member delegation to Pakistan from March 20 to 21, for ...and more »

When a Kashmiri Visits Pakistan - The Wire

In Pakistan, as in Kashmir, one finds brief moments of happiness amidst political uncertainty and grave injustice. IMG_8686. Fahad Shah in front of the Badshahi Mosque during his visit to Pakistan. The partition of British India was ruthless, it ...and more »

On Pakistan Day, Envoy Abdul Basit's Support For 'Freedom Struggle' in Kashmir Sparks Outrage - The Wire

New Delhi: Pakistan's national day event was yet another day of verbal spat between the two South Asian rivals – Pakistani envoy praising 'freedom struggle' in Kashmir, while India responded that his remarks were against “diplomatic niceties”. Speaking ...and more »

An Enemy Less Lethal: What If, In 1971, India Had Entered West Pakistan? - Swarajya

The 1971 War was a military and political disaster for Pakistan, which lost its more populous and economically dominant eastern half – East Pakistan. The conflict was also a major embarrassment for the US, which had backed and armed Islamabad to the ...and more »

Islamabad keen on taking forward Pak-India relations through dialogue: Basit - The Express Tribune

Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has highlighted Islamabad's desire to have good terms with India. Just after a flag-hoisting ceremony on Thursday at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Basit congratulated Pakistanis celebrating ...and more »

Pakistan has to vacate PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan: India - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The only issue of dispute between India and Pakistan as far as Jammu and Kashmir is concerned is the illegal occupation of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan, the government today said. Union minister Jitendra Singh reiterated India's ...and more »

India will continue to meet Pakistan on Indus - Hindu Business Line

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said that the government has not changed its position on the Indus Water Treaty even as India is assessing the outcome of the last meeting of the Indus Water Commission that was held in Pakistan on March 20-21 ...and more »

Pakistan mulling options for Abdul Basit's replacement: Sources - Economic Times

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary. Basit, the Pakistan High ...and more »

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan have come down after surgical strikes by India: Modi government in Parliament - Zee News

The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday said that ceasefire violations by Pakistan and casualties on the Indian side of the Line of Control and the international border have come down after the surgical strikes by India. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated ...and more »

British Parliament condemns Pakistan for declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its 5th province - Times of India

A motion was passed in the British Parliament on March 23 condemning Islamabad's announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province. It says the region is a legal and constitutional part of Jammu and Kashmir illegally occupied by Pakistan ...and more »