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India offers 300 tertiary scholarships for Malaysian students

India offers 300 tertiary scholarships for Malaysian students

Paris: The government of India is offering full scholarships to 300 Malaysian students to pursue their tertiary studies. Malaysia’s Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said the matter was conveyed to him by India’s Human Resource Development Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank when they met on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the […]

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday in Narowal area near Indian border, paving the way for Sikh pilgrims to visit Darbar Baba Guru Nanak, one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. “I congratulate the Sikh […]

Pakistan, India sign Kartarpur Corridor agreement for Sikh Pilgrims

Pakistan, India sign Kartarpur Corridor agreement for Sikh Pilgrims

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan and India signed the Kartarpur Corridor agreement at zero line of Pakistan-India Narowal border in Punjab province on Thursday. “The corridor will be open from dawn to dusk. Pilgrims travelling in the morning will have to return the same day,” Dr. Faisal, Foreign Office spokesman, said while […]

Foreign Diplomats visit Line of Control (LoC)  

Foreign Diplomats visit Line of Control (LoC)  

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: The foreign diplomatic corps visited the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK), Pakistan-administered Jammu & Kashmir, on Tuesday to take stock of situation in the sectors hit by the Indian troops firing on Saturday and Sunday. Director-General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor […]

Pakistan hands over body of drowned BSF soldier to India

Pakistan hands over body of drowned BSF soldier to India

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistani authorities handed over the body of an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier to the Indian officials, an Inter-Service Public Relations press statement has said. According to the Army’s media cell, Indian BSF soldier Sub-Inspector Paritosh Mondal had drowned while crossing a canal named as ‘Aik Nullah’ along […]

Pakistan Army refutes Indian allegations of terror camps

Pakistan Army refutes Indian allegations of terror camps

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Tuesday the statement by the Indian army chief regarding alleged terrorist camps in Balakot area of Pakistan were a pretext for a false flag operation. In a series of posts on Twitter, DG ISPR said, “Irresponsible statements […]

Pakistan refuses India’s request to open airspace for Indian PM Modi

Pakistan refuses India’s request to open airspace for Indian PM Modi

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not be allowed to use Pakistan’s airspace for his upcoming visit to Germany, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, after New Delhi requested Islamabad’s permission. Announcing the decision via a video statement, Qureshi said the Indian High Commissioner had been informed of Pakistan’s […]

Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie to be held in November in Islamabad

Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie to be held in November in Islamabad

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The upcoming Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India has been rescheduled for the week starting November 25 in Islamabad, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has said. “The Davis Cup Committee has determined that the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie between Pakistan and India will be rescheduled for […]

Pakistan soldier killed in Indian firing across border

Pakistan soldier killed in Indian firing across border

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred after Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Hajipir sector of Haveli district, Kashmir, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday. The soldier was identified as Havaldar Nasir Hussain from Punjab province, by the military’s […]

Pakistan rejects Indian president’s request to fly over its airspace

Pakistan rejects Indian president’s request to fly over its airspace

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday afternoon rejected a request made by Indian authorities to let the airplane of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind fly over Pakistani airspace on a tri-nation trip to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia from Monday. Pakistan rejected the request based on the alarming human rights situation in Indian-administered Kashmir, […]

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