Pakistan contemplates SCO participation in India

 Pakistan has begun in-house consultations to decide whether to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meetings of the defence and foreign ministers in India since New Delhi has already extended invitations to Defense Minister Khawaja Asif and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Tribune reported. The defence ministers’ meeting is scheduled in April in New Delhi while foreign ministers would meet in May in Goa. India is the current […]

PTI links human rights violation with ‘FATF grey listing’

 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhry said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has given an irrational response to President Arif Alvi’s letter which drew his attention towards the constitutional provisions, Tribune reported. On Friday, Alvi wrote a letter to Shehbaz, asking him to direct the authorities concerned to assist the Election Commission of Pakistan with the holding […]

Israel Defence Minister fired, White House concerned

The White House in a statement released on Monday expressed concern over the firing of Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and has said that there is an “urgent need for compromise”. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday fired his defence minister Yoav Gallant, who had called for a halt to plans to overhaul the country’s court system, […]

Bhutan to soon use online system SMART Connect to monitor forest coverage, illegal poaching activities

Bhutan will soon use an online system called SMART Connect to monitor forest coverage, wildlife population and illegal poaching and logging activities. The system will be used by the World Wildlife Fund country office and the Department of Forest and Park Services. Foresters and officials from the Department of Renewable Energy are undergoing six-day training in […]

Former Australian PM Tony Abbott to meet JP Nadda under ‘Know BJP’ campaign today

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda will interact with a group of parliamentarians, leaders, and foreign policy experts from different countries at the BJP headquarters under the ‘Know BJP’ campaign today. “Former Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott will be meeting with JP Nadda at the BJP HQ today at […]

Indian High Commission calls on Sri Lankan govt to investigate recent attacks on Indian fishermen

 Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka has strongly raised the issue of recent attacks on Indian fishermen with Sri Lankan authorities. Indian High Commission has called on the Sri Lankan government to investigate the matter and ensure that use of force and violence in any form is not used against the fishermen. Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka noted that […]