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June 27, 2017 3:35 AM Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced each other as friends and partners Monday, vowing to work more closely on combating terrorism, the war on Afghanistan and defence cooperation. The two leaders called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries, a statement

June 26, 2017 6:57 PM Kashmiri militant leader punished as Modi visits US

The US State Department on Monday designated Hizbul Mujahideen's supreme commander Syed Salahuddin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) and imposed sanctions on him. The development surfaced hours ahead of the scheduled meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump. He was designated a terrorist "under 1

June 26, 2017 3:57 PM India's expanding trade ties a strategy to counter-balance CPEC: Chinese daily

Chinese state-run daily Global Times on Sunday termed India's efforts towards establishing trade linkages in the region 'geopolitical stubbornness' and urged New Delhi to develop economic and trade relations with Islamabad instead of bypassing Pakistan entirely. A column published by the GT discussed whether India will bypass Pakistan to develop trade

June 25, 2017 3:37 PM President lauds China’s efforts for peace, stability

President Mamnoon Hussain Sunday expressed the hope that China’s sincere efforts would bring permanent peace and stability in the region and assured that Pakistan would continue to fully cooperate in this regard. The president was talking to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who called on him, with his delegation at Aiwan-e-Sadr, according to a press 3

June 25, 2017 11:37 AM Chinese foreign minister acknowledges army's sacrifices towards peace, stability

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has acknowledged army’s sacrifices towards regional peace and stability. “[The] visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army’s sacrifices and contributions towards peace and stability and its role towards regional economic development,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Sunday. The foreign

June 24, 2017 11:05 PM Profile – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

RIYADH: Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been elevated to the position of crown prince and deputy prime minister, and will maintain his post as minister of defense. Born on Aug. 31, 1985, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the son of King Salman, received his education at Riyadh schools where he ranked among the top 10 students in his class. He received his bachelor’s

June 24, 2017 10:25 PM 'Panama JIT is a joke, a circus': PM Nawaz Sharif

LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) – tasked by the Supreme Court to carry out the probe pertaining to the Panama Papers case – is a joke in the name of accountability. Addressing the Pakistani media here immediately after arriving from Saudi Arabia where he performed Umrah, the Prime Minister said the JIT has lost track 2

June 24, 2017 9:45 AM Spider-Man PS4 Will Not Come To Other Platforms Ever, Insomniac Games Confirms

Spider-Man is a PlayStation 4 exclusive and Insomniac Games gave us the first look at the gameplay at Sony’s E3 2017 press conference. While gamers are excited about the game many are hoping that Spider-Man PS4 would be a timed exclusive and will come to other platforms after some time. However, it seems that those gamers will be disappointed. Insomniac 2

June 24, 2017 9:10 AM As Modi prepares for Trump meeting, US expected to OK India drone purchase

The United States is expected to authorise India's purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, two sources familiar with the situation said, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalise ties in his first meeting with President Donald Trump. Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones, worth 2

June 24, 2017 5:11 AM Nature of ties with India, Pak different: White House

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: Asserting that the US' ties with India and Pakistan were not a 'zero-sum game', the White House has said that the Trump administration's priorities and the nature of relationship with the two countries were different. "We seek to have an effective partnership with each country 3