Pakistan High Commission

  • Meeting of Pakistan High Commission with Hurriyat leaders was ill-timed: Sartaj Aziz 3 days ago

    New York: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the UNGA and said that India is ready for talks with Pakistan, but not under the shadow of terror, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that they regretted the meeting with Hurriyat leaders. "In this case perhaps,...
  • Pak drops plan to send Ibne Abbas as its envoy to India December 9, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan has dropped plans to send Syed Ibne Abbas as the new High Commissioner to India and instead replaced him with career diplomat Abdul Basit, a top Pakistani official said on Monday. 55yearold Basit was earlier tipped to take over as the Foreign Secretary but the government had last week...
  • Diplomats from 35 foreign missions to attend Modi's Delhi rally September 28, 2013

    Diplomats from around 35 foreign missions are likely to attend Narendra Modi's rally in New Delhi on Sunday but the US Embassy and the British High Commission have conveyed to BJP they will not be able to honour the invite. BJP Overseas Cell Convenor Vijay Jolly said he had sent invitations...
  • Delhi: Unidentified persons beat up Pak diplomat June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday alleged one of its diplomats and his driver were assaulted by a group of people in New Delhi and called for an investigation into the matter by the Indian government. "This evening an unfortunate incident took place with a diplomat and official of the Pakistan...
  • We took all measures to save Sanaullah Haq: Govt May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday expressed grief over the death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq in a Chandigarh hospital. Sanaullah dies on Thursday morning, a week after he was attacked in a Jammu jail by a fellow inmate. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, "We...
  • Pak prisoner remains critical, attacker sent to police custody May 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support and his blood pressure is being maintained with the help of medicines, doctors, attending him at PGI, Chandigarh, said in a health bulletin on Saturday. Meanwhile, Vinod Kumar who had allegedly attacked and critically injured the 52yearold Pakistani prisoner, was remanded...
  • Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support, say doctors May 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq is on ventilator support and his blood pressure is being maintained with the help of medicines, doctors, attending him at PGI, Chandigarh, said in a health bulletin on Saturday. "The patient is critical, he is on ventilator and his BP is being maintained through drugs. Head...
  • What does the attack on Sanaullah mean for IndoPak relations? May 4, 2013

    As Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq continued to remain critical, Pakistan High Commission officials visited him on Saturday. ...
  • Sanaullah still critical, Pak High Commission officials visit him May 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: As Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq continued to remain critical, Pakistan High Commission officials visited him on Saturday. Sanaullah was attacked by his fellow Indian inmate in a Jammu jail on Friday and is currently being treated at PGI, Chandigarh. Pakistan has asked India to ensure a thorough investigation into the...
  • Sarabjit dies in Pak, family says bring his body to India May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh died of a cardiac arrest at Lahore's Jinnah hospital on Thursday after batting for life for nearly a week. The announcement from Pakistan came late in the night. Demands are now growing for his body to be brought back to India. Sources say...
  • Brigadierlevel meet proposed by India to Pak: sources January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: As tension at the IndiaPakistan border escalated, India has requested for a Brigadierlevel flag meet with Pakistan, say sources in the Indian Army. Pakistan's reply to the request is awaited, say sources. The crossborder tensions have also affected trade and bus service between the two countries. The Ministry of...
  • India, Pak in a diplomatic battle over firing at LoC January 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The tension and aggression along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir has now spilled into a diplomatic row. In a tit for tat gesture, Pakistan summoned Indian High Commissioner Sharad Sabharwal to the Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday. Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani served Sabharwal a demarche over...
  • Is 'Aman Ki Asha' with Pakistan simply not possible? January 9, 2013

    A day after the brutal killings of two Indian soldiers near the Line of Control (Loc), there has been a predictable angry response from New Delhi. ...
  • No international interference, says India as Pak denies killing two soldiers January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the brutal killings of two Indian soldiers near the Line of Control (Loc), there has been a predictable angry response from New Delhi whereas the Pakistani response to the ambush was of denial, with both the army and the government dismissing India's concerns on Wednesday. Reacting...
  • Watch: Ground report from where Pak killed Indian soldiers January 9, 2013

    In a major escalation to the ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts, a group of Pakistan Army soldiers raided across the Line of Control in Mendhar Sector and killed two Indian soldiers Lance Naik Hemraj and Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh and injured one more. The Pakistani troops attacked an...
  • ExPak army general blames LeT for killing of two Indian soldiers January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: 8:45 pm: Former Pakistan Army General Talat Masood has denied the role of the army in the killing of Indian soldiers, saying "Jihadis like LashkareToiba could be behind the attack". He further claimed that the Pakistani army is not backing militants. 6:09 pm: Reacting to the denial of ceasefire...
  • Ceasefire violation: India summons Pak envoy January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: India has summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir to lodge a protest over the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani Army troops. Sources say the External Affairs Ministry, Defence Ministry and Intelligence agencies are assessing the situation. Sources say that the response from the Indian side...
  • Ceasefire violation: India's charge a propaganda, says Pak Army January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pakistan Army has rejected India's claims that Pakistani troops raided across the Line of Control and ambushed an Indian Army patrol party, killing two Indian soldiers. The Pakistani Army dismissed India's charge as 'propaganda'. Pakistan military officials denied that the attack had been unprovoked. "It looks like...
  • Malala's father may get job in Pak High Commission November 3, 2012

    Islamabad: The father of teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, currently being treated in UK after she was shot in the head by the Taliban, is likely to get a job in the Pakistani mission in London so that the family can stay abroad for a few years. Ziauddin Yousufzai, his...
  • Pak: Malala father may get a job in Pak High Commission November 2, 2012

    Islamabad: The father of teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, currently being treated in UK after she was shot in the head by the Taliban, is likely to get a job in the Pakistani mission in London so that the family can stay abroad for a few years. Ziauddin Yousufzai, his...
  • Pak diplomat electrocuted in Delhi home, dies October 12, 2009

    New Delhi: A senior diplomat of the Pakistan High Commission died after being electrocuted at his South Delhi home, sources said on Monday. Political counselor at the mission Mohabbat Khan Afridi was killed at about 0930 hrs IST on Sunday. He was in his bathroom to take a shower when...
  • Pak envoy gets death threat, says high commission January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik received a letter last week carrying a threat to his life following which security for him and the mission was increased. A request for enhancement of security was received from the Pakistan High Commission six days back after which necessary action was taken, official...
  • Pakistan likely to seek consular access to Kasab December 29, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan may seek consular access to Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist caught alive in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, to determine if he is a Pakistani, officials said Sunday as the country's ruling party decided to "play down" the war talk. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the...
  • Pakistan to ignore Kasab's consular plea December 25, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to ignore the consular access plea of Ajmal Amir Kasab the lone terrorist captured alive after the 26/11 terror strike in Mumbai the Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik said on Wednesday. "There is no question of consular access unless it is...
  • Kasab pleads with Pakistan for legal aid December 25, 2008

    New Delhi: A desperate Ajmal Kasab the lone terrorist captured alive after the 26/11 terror strike in Mumbai has once again sought the help of the Pakistan High Commission for a lawyer, but Pakistan is still refusing to accept his nationality. On Wednesday, Kasab told the magistrate who was...
  • Kasab's letter seeking legal aid given to Pak envoy December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The lone survivor of Mumbai terror attacks, Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, has written to the Pakistan High Commission seeking legal assistance. In his letter he has claimed that he and the other terrorists killed in the attacks were Pakistani and has sought a meeting with the Pakistan High...
  • Blog from Pak: Uncalled for furore on Kashmir misquote October 9, 2008

    (Wajid Shamsul Hasan is Pakistans High Commissioner to UK. He is a veteran journalist and was an advisor to assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto. He knew and worked with Benazir Bhutto for over 30 years and was also a trusted advisor to her father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. ) Pakistan: As Pakistan's...
  • Blog from Pakistan: Welcome news from UK September 25, 2008

    (Wajid Shamsul Hasan is Pakistans High Commissioner to UK. He is a veteran journalist and was an advisor to assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto. He knew and worked with Benazir Bhutto for over 30 years and was also a trusted advisor to her father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. ) London: It was...
  • Pakistani driver asked to leave India October 24, 2006

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday declared Mohammad Farooq, a driver with the Pakistan High Commission (PHC) in Delhi, as a persona nongrata and asked him to leave the country, four days after he was caught allegedly receiving sensitive documents from an armyman in the capital. The PHC was informed by the...