Using coronavirus, Pakistan rakes up Kashmir issue at UN

Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Shah Mahmood Qureshi

New Delhi, Mar 30: Pakistan has yet again raked up the Kashmir issue and this time the country has linked it to the coronavirus outbreak.

Pakistan’s Foreign Office made public the letter written by its foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the UN Secretary General and the president of the security council. In the letter he describes as dire humanitarian situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Autoclave seized on Chinese ship by India could have been for nukes in Pakistan

chinese-ship-da-cun-yunNew Delhi, Mar 05: The Chinese ship that was seized recently by India had declared an autoclave as an industrial dryer.

The Indian authorities who detained a ship bearing a Hong Kong flag which was bound to Port Qasim in Karachi said that the vessel almost managed to get away. Had action not been initiated immediately, the ship would have got away and made its way into Pakistan.

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UNHRC plea in Supreme Court: A sinister design aimed at the balkanisation of India

michelle-bacheletWhile the former Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, aims to interfere with India’s internal matter, CAA, which does not violate any human rights law, the UNHRC chief seems to have forgotten the human rights issues in her country.

Bengaluru: The United Nations Human Rights Council chief, Michelle Bachelet, was at it again. Under her direction, the UN rights panel has sought to intervene as the amicus curiae to assist the Supreme Court in adjudicating the constitutional validity of the newly amended citizenship law.

It may be recalled that in September 2019 she had raked the issue of communication blockage in Jammu and Kashmir. This, despite India raising severe security concerns and also saying that the issue relating to Jammu and Kashmir and Article 370 were entirely India’s internal matters.

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Explained: How India is securing Donald Trump’s visit

trump-securityNew Delhi, Feb 24: There is high security in place ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to India. Security is particularly high in the national capital, where Trump and his delegation would be staying and taking part in the bi-lateral on Tuesday.

Anti drone mechanism, kite catchers on guard ahead of Donald Trump’s India visit

securityNew Delhi, Feb 24: A high state of alert has been declared in New Delhi ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to India.

Security is tight across the national capital. Anti drone mechanisms, snipers, kite catchers and sharp shooters have been deployed as part of the extensive security measures. The ITC Maurya hotel where Trump will be staying has been made out of bounds for visitors till the President leaves. All the 438 rooms have been booked for the President and his entire entourage.

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Namaste Trump: Modi’s geographical vision on Indo-Pacific region to be embraced by US

modi-trump-newThe continued cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and also the stability in Afghanistan would be two key issues that would be up for discussion between Trump and Modi.

There are a lot of expectations from Donald Trump during his India visit that begins today. The talks that the US President will hold with Prime Minister Modi will not just be bilateral in nature.

Other issues such as peace in the Indian Ocean, China and Afghanistan will also be discussed in detail between the two leaders.

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Indian defence system set to get much stronger following Donald Trump’s visit

donald-trump22The highlight of Trump’s visit to India would be the defence deal. Several more deals will be signed for defence purchases, sources familiar with the developments told MyNation.

The focus would be a lot on defence, when US President Donald Trump arrives in India next week. During the visit, a calendar for the signing of the third foundation military communication agreement between India and the United States would be indicated.

Several more deals will be signed for defence purchases, sources familiar with the developments told MyNation.

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Trump in India; Trade deal off, but chopper pact on the table

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MH-60 Romeo Seahawk

New Delhi, Feb 20: The Cabinet Committee on Security has cleared a 2.4 billion USD deal to purchase 24 American multi-role MH-60 Romeo Seahawk anti submarine helicopters for the Indian Navy.

The Lockheed Martin built helicopters are being purchased under the Foreign Military Sales route. The US FMS programme is for its allies to acquire defence articles, services and training through government to government agreements.

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Saving the big deal: Here is why the Indo-US trade deal may not take place now

trump-modi4New Delhi, Feb 19: Donald Trump has said that he saving the big deal for later and does not know if it will be done before the presidential election in November.

This is a clear indicator that there would not be a trade deal when Trump visits India on February 24.

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A trade deal on the cards: What to expect from Donald Trump’s India visit

donald-trumpNew Delhi, Feb 12: US President Donald Trump who will visit India on February 24 and 25 has hinted at a trade deal.

I am looking forward to going to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a friend of mine. He is a great gentleman, Trump told reporters at the Oval Office. On the possibility of signing a trade deal, Trump said that he will do it if we can make the right deal.

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