Communal clashes mar Eid celebrations in India’s Jodhpur city – World

The Eidul Fitr festival in the city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, has been damaged by a community clash over the hoisting of a ‘religious flag’. According to Indian publications scroll.inNew clashes first broke out on Monday night as “members of the Hindu and Muslim communities threw stones at each other over the issue of hoisting … Read more

Modi seeks ‘talks’ to stop Ukraine war – World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, starting a European tour on Monday, called for dialogue to end the war in Ukraine, but avoided accusing Russia of the invasion. India, which imports much of its military equipment from Russia, has long been on a diplomatic tightrope between the West and Moscow, demanding only an immediate end to hostilities. … Read more

US panel says India religious freedom worsens ‘significantly’ – World

The US commission said on Monday that religious freedom had deteriorated “significantly” when it re-recommended targeted sanctions for abuse in India under the Hindu nationalist government. For the third year in a row, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s request to put India on its list of “Countries of Special Concern” has upset New … Read more

Indian students advised against travelling to Pakistan to pursue higher education – World

The Indian University Grants Commission reports that it has advised Indian citizens not to travel to Pakistan to pursue higher education. disclosure Issued on Friday. The notice states that Indian nationals or overseas Indian citizens wishing to enter a Pakistani educational institution or degree program are not eligible for employment or higher education in India. … Read more

Afghan Taliban leader hopes Shehbaz’s election as PM will cement bilateral ties – World

Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan, head of Afghanistan’s Taliban government, said in a statement Friday that he hoped to revitalize relations between the two countries if Shebaz Sharif was elected as Pakistan’s prime minister. Mullah Hasan’s message comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries over a surge in attacks against Pakistani forces that Pakistan … Read more

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar meets PM Shehbaz, President Alvi in first Pakistan visit – World

Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif, meeting with U.S. Congressman Ilhan Omar, during his first visit to Pakistan on the 10th, emphasized that Pakistan cherishes its long-standing relationship with the United States and wants to further deepen bilateral cooperation based on mutual respect, trust and trust. Equality. The Prime Minister stressed that constructive engagement between the two … Read more

US looks forward to ‘working closely’ with Shehbaz govt across regional, international issues – World

State Department spokeswoman Ned Price said on Tuesday that the United States “expects to work closely” with the newly elected Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif and his government on regional and international issues. This senior official said at a press briefing today in response to a reporter’s question: “For nearly 75 years, our relationship with Pakistan … Read more

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ Islamophobic incidents in Sweden and Netherlands – World

Pakistan condemned the Swedish far-right group for blasphemy and offensive comments by Dutch politicians on Monday, according to a statement released by Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry (FO). “Pakistan strongly condemns the abomination of blasphemy against the Holy Quran at the recent rally in Sweden. Pakistan also condemns the offensive comments made by Dutch politicians against Islam … Read more