Tag Archives: Pakistan

Obama’s Parting Gift to India? US to sell 8 F-16s to Pakistan

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Despite browbeating about the close ties India enjoys with the United States, the US, especially the Obama administration has ddecided to sell eight F-16 jets to Pakistan, despite repeated concerns from India and several US Senators about Islamabad providing safe haven to terrorists. The US Department of State on Friday informed the US Congress about its unilateral decision to sell ...

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India Appoints New Envoy to Pakistan

Close after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawz Sharif on his birthday, India has announced the appointment of diplomat Gautam H. Bambawale as next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan and he is slated to take over his new responsibility soon. Belonging to 1984 batch of Indian Foreign Service, Gautam H. Bambawale served ...

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Challakere in Karnataka Wakes up to Reality of Secret Nuclear City Underneath

Challakere in Karnataka has come under limelight not for its importance as a hub for travel buses enroute to Bangalore but for a fencing area under the Defence ministry, purported to be the nuclear city of future to generate the country’s nuclear power for submarines, weapons and even hydrogen bombs. The US magazine Foreign Policy has quoted a former PMO ...

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5th Islamic Microfinance Summit Held in Malaysia

The 5th Global Islamic Microfinance forum (GIMF) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was held on 24-25 November, 2015 and attended by the officials and delegates from 30 countries including Pakistan, Nigeria, Tajikistan, Canada, Tanzania, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Azerbaijan and many other countries, said a statement. The entire leadership unanimously unified their voice and support for the development of Islamic Microfinance ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Tops British School Exam

Youngest Nobel peace prize winner Malala has topped the British School of Exams and scored six A grades, the highest possible, and four As, the second highest in her General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations. She was the youngest person ever to win a Nobel peace Prize, she was declared joint-winner along with India‚Äôs children’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. ...

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Pakistan Cancels Commonwealth Speakers’ Meet Finally

The controversy over inviting Jammu and Kashmir Speaker to the proposed Commonwealth Speakers’ Meet in Pakistan has ended finally with Islamabad cancelling the meet altogether. The Commonwealth parliamentary conference scheduled to be held on September 30 was cancelled over Kashmir issue as India and Bangladesh insisted that it should not be part of the agenda, while inviting J&K speaker would ...

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Interesting Lesser Known Facts About Independence Day

As India gears up to celebrate its 69th Independence Day here are some interesting lesser know facts about Independence Day: 1) Before granting Independence it was Lord Mountbatten who pushed for the partition India into India and Pakistan. 2) Indian Muslims were well spread minority in India, initially people were quite united. Gandhi headed many movements and Muslims rallied behind ...

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Pakistan Becomes CERN Member, India Ponders as Sri Lanka Follows

Higgs Boson pioneer CERN or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research has announced that Pakistan has become an Associate Member of CERN with effect from August 1, 2015, leaving India ponder the possibility of joining the Organisation soon. Pakistan has been swift to ratify the agreement signed in December to join the CERN as a full member after committing to ...

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Pakistan Approves Salman Khan’s ‘Bajranig Baijaan’ Release on Eid

Pakistan has approved the release of Salman Khan’s upcoming film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ with cuts, marking a shift in its staunch opposition to any film with Kashmiri angle in it. Pending Lahore censor board permission, the film was reportedly cleared by the censor boards of Islamabad and Karachi, said Pakistani media. “Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been approved for Eid release by the ...

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After Google, Amazon India Promotes Solar Power, Kickstarts New Online Store

As Google is opening more solar-based data centers around the world, Amazon too has jumped on the bandwagon in pursuit of the Indian ambition for renewable energy, with the opening a new store last month that sells an extensive range of solar-powered products in the country. Amazon India is providing its customers a collection of household products including chargers, fans, ...

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