India suspends LoC trade with Pakistan

New Delhi, Apr 18: India has suspended trade along the Line of Control with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and narcotics.

The decision has been taken after reports of “cross Line of Control trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics and fake currency etc”, a statement by the Home Ministry read.

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India’s biggest weapon against China is not the Army, it is trade

indi-chinaThe cry for a ban on Chinese goods has once again hit the air in the wake of the standoff between India and China. There has been no diplomatic solution in sight to the four week old standoff.

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