Indo Pak

  • PCB admits Mumbai attacks still a hurdle in resuming IndoPak cricket September 5, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan on Friday admitted the inconclusive inquiry into the 2008 Mumbai attacks was a major hurdle in reviving sporting ties between the archrivals. India stalled all bilateral ties in the wake of the attacks on India's commercial hub, which left 166 people dead and were blamed on...
  • IAF to commemorate 50 years of IndoPak War September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The IAF has lined up several programmes to commemorate its role in the 1965 war with Pakistan. "The IAF is commemorating 50 years of 1965 IndoPak War by organising various events like seminars, photo exhibition and homage to martyrs. The contribution of our air veterans...
  • India lodges strong protest with Pak over ceasefire violations August 29, 2014

    Jammu: India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations by the neigbouring country. BSF and Pak Rangers held a key sector commanderlevel flag meeting to defuse tension along the IndoPak border due to these violations. The DIGBrigade commander level meeting was held between BSF and Pak...
  • PM talks tough, says Pak made a spectacle of talks by holding meetings with 'secessionist elements' August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead...
  • India, Pakistan must act in mature way on ceasefire violations: PDP August 29, 2014

    Jammu: Asking India and Pakistan not to make people of Jammu and Kashmir "scapegoats", PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the two countries must act in a mature manner over ceasefire violations. "We should not be made scapegoats," Mehbooba told reporters here today after undertaking a daylong visit to forward...
  • Hope Centre will reconsider decision to cancel talks with Pak: Omar Abdullah August 24, 2014

    Srinagar: Terming frequent violations of the ceasefire as a "matter of serious concern", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed hope that the Centre would reconsider its decision of cancelling talks with Pakistan in order to end the border hostilities. "I hope that there is some rethink...
  • Modi taking a hard line, don't blame separatists: Yasin Malik August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "hardline" approach on Kashmir and rejected the contention that the separatists are to blame for the stalling of IndoPak foreign secretarylevel talks. "Kashmiri (separatist) leaders meeting Pakistani officials has a...
  • Kashmir issue must be resolved peacefully, committed to improving ties with India: Pak envoy August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Emphasising on the need for effective dialogue to find peaceful solutions to the problems, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday said that they stand committed to improving ties with India. "We have have good neighbourly relations with India. We are convinced in Pakistan that problems with India...
  • Separatists continue meetings with Pakistan envoy, say Modi shouldn't have called off talks August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: It is back to square one for India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. If it comes down to a contest of wills, neither India nor Pakistan is blinking yet. Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit continued to meet Kashmiri separatist leaders despite the Narendra Modi government's opposition and cancellation...
  • Despite cancellation of talks, Pak High Commissioner meets J&K separatists August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Unfazed by India's decision to call off Foreign Secretarylevel talks, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday went ahead with his talks with moderate and hardline Kashmiri separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani. After their meetings with the envoy, the separatist leaders attacked Prime...
  • Guns fall silent, no fresh truce violation by Pakistan August 19, 2014

    Jammu: There was no fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir since Monday evening after nearly 10 days of intermittent firing and shelling from across the border. "There is no ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the IB in Jammu...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' August 19, 2014

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • India using military force to crush our basic rights: Geelani August 19, 2014

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hourlong meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said, "India and Pakistan are not...
  • US expresses regret over India calling off talks with Pak, separatists say Modi must reconsider stand August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The United States has expressed regret over India calling off Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan. "It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan have been cancelled. Irrespective of why either side says the talks were canceled, what matters now is that both sides take steps to...
  • Unfortunate' that IndiaPakistan talks cancelled: US August 19, 2014

    Washington: Describing the cancellation of next week's Foreign Secretarylevel talks between India and Pakistan as "unfortunate", the US on Monday said what matters now is that both the countries take steps to improve bilateral ties. "It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan have fallen through," US State Department...
  • Pakistan ceasefire violations deliberate: Jaitley August 18, 2014

    Amritsar: Terming as "deliberate" the repeated ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and International Border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said Pakistan and "powers within" it clearly do not want ties with India to be normal. "It is clear that there is deliberate ceasefire violation from Pakistan side. Earlier,...
  • Is Centre's decision to scrap Pak talks a kneejerk reaction? August 18, 2014

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hourlong meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. CNNIBN takes views from across across the country over the IndoPak talks. ...
  • IndiaPak relations: Challenges for Modi August 17, 2014

    As India and Pakistan celebrate 67 years of Independence, CNNIBN discusses with IndoPak experts the challenges and expectations that lay ahead for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • DU students to cycle to Wagah Border for IndoPak peace rally July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty students of Delhi University will begin a cycling journey to Wagah Border on August 1 to celebrate Independence days of India and Pakistan. "The 'IndoPak peace cycle rally' from Delhi University to Wagah Border will be flagged off by journalist Kuldip Nayar on August 1," Delhi University students...
  • Hurriyat welcomes announcement on IndoPak Foreign Secretary talks July 25, 2014

    Welcoming the proposed foreign secretarylevel talks between India and Pakistan next month, moderate Hurriyat Conference today said it was ready to extend its support to any initiative aimed at peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue. "The resumption of talks at foreign secretary level (between India and Pakistan) is a welcome step. We...
  • 'Acche din aa rahe hain' for IndoPak ties: Pak envoy June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Borrowing from Narendra Modi's phraseology, Pakistan on Tuesday said that 'acche din aa rahe hain' for bilateral ties with India and expressed hope that the process of granting nondiscriminatory market access to the country will begin after the resumption of talks between the two. "Let the bilateral...
  • Police tell residents along IndoPak border to be vigilant June 14, 2014

    Jammu: In the backdrop of reports about crossborder infiltration attempts, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday appealed to the people living close to the IndoPak border to maintain "high degree of vigilance" on the activities of "antinational elements". As they live near the International Border (IB), the people were asked...
  • Can Modi trust Nawaz Sharif to rein in terror groups? June 14, 2014

    Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing a desire to work with India, Modi too, has reciprocated the sentiment saying that he is looking forward to working with Pakistan. Sharif held a bilateral meeting with Modi on May 27 on the sidelines...
  • PM Modi condemns airport attack in letter to Sharif June 14, 2014

    Islamabad: India's newlyelected Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to a letter written by Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif, condemning the terror attack at Karachi airport, media reported on Friday. Sharif on June 2, wrote a letter to Modi that he was satisfied with the bilateral talks they held during his visit to...
  • Modi replies to Sharif's letter, says he looks forward to working with Pak June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing a desire to work with India, Modi too, has reciprocated the sentiment saying that he is looking forward to working with Pakistan. Sharif held a bilateral meeting with Modi on May 27 on the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus discusses ModiSharif meet with 'former Pak minister' June 1, 2014

    A day after his swearing in ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and discussed the IndoPak relationship. ...
  • Time for India, Pakistan to remove mutual mistrust: Sharif to Pranab May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that India and Pakistan should move forward in their relationship and remove mutual mistrust as governments in both the countries had received a strong electoral mandate. Sharif conveyed this to President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday during his meeting before returning to Pakistan....
  • Top Pakistan cricketers want bilateral series with India May 28, 2014

    Karachi: Some of Pakistan's top cricketers including Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Akhtar have supported the restoration of bilateral cricket ties with India and hoped the issue was discussed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his flying visit to India. Former Pakistan speedster Akhtar pointed out that cricket had always played a...
  • ModiSharif meet: Photoop or an ice breaker? June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his first day at work by meeting all the SAARC leaders on Tuesday. Narendra Modi raised issues of terror and the trial in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case in his first bilateral meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. IBN18 EditorInChief Rajdeep Sardesai takes question with...
  • Will discuss IndoPak cricket: Sports Minister Sarabananada Sonowal May 27, 2014

    Sarabananada Sonowal who was sworn in as a Minister of State with Independent Charge on Monday said that he was happy to take charge as the Sport Minister. In an interview to CNNIBN Sonowal said, "We will discuss over cricket between India and Pakistan." ...