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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan also said that he had asked President Trump to play his role and mediate between the two countries
WASHINGTON: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same.
In an interview with Fox News on Monday, Khan, who had earlier met US President Donald Trump, was asked how
South Asian nations and influence over it has been directly or indirectly the apple of discord between the global powers, especially between the US and Russia. Because of augmenting geostrategic importance of India and China, diplomatic relationship with these countries forms the centre stage of both Russia and the US foreign policies. One of the chief concerns of relationship with India
The book charters the journey of a navy, which stood frustrated and helpless during the 1965 war with Pakistan
by Col Vivek Chadha (Retd)
I recently read Captain M.N.R. Samant and Sandeep Unnithan’s Operation X: The Untold Story of India’s Covert Naval War in East Pakistan 1971, cover to cover in half a day flat. The credit for it does not go to any new found pace of reading. It
ISRO's C-25 stage with C-20 Engine carrying Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft on its journey to Moon
As Chandrayaan-2 sunbathes and stargazes its way to Moon, ISRO scientists will be on the edge of their seats till the September 7 landing. Once on Moon, lander and rover will spend 14 earth days looking for water, minerals and just about anything interesting.
While Chandrayaan’s entry into the
The GSLV Mark III carrying Chandrayaan 2 to its designated orbit at Sriharikotta on Monday
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has initiated talks on the nation's third moon shot in partnership with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), as indications show.
After an Indian lander mission shot off to the Moon on Monday, is a Chandrayaan-3 in the offing around 2024 to
The move comes at a time when Pakistan is under intense pressure from the US and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to crack down on LeT and other groups such as Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is working closely with Islamic State in Afghanistan and has drawn up plans with the Pakistan Army to target Indian and US assets and interests in
The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after the Trump's remarks about mediation on Kashmir. The State Department on Tuesday said it was a "bilateral" issue between India and Pakistan, and the US "welcomes" the two countries "sitting down" for talks. It also said Pakistan taking "sustained and irreversible" steps against terrorism is key to a successful dialogue
CHENNAI: Within a week after Chandrayaan-1 was launched in 2008, scientists had to abort a manoeuvre of the spacecraft as all ground stations lost visibility. But that did not hamper the mission, as the spacecraft used its own electronic brain fed with commands in advance to manoeuvre on its own. Six years later, it is with the same eBrain that Mangalyaan found its way to Mars by
Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was flanked by the country’s army chief Qamar Jawed Bajwa and the director-general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Faiz Hameed when he stepped into the White House on Monday to meet US President Donald Trump, the first time that a Pakistani prime minister was accompanied by the country’s generals for such a meeting.
This was also the first time
FY19 turnover of private companies was Rs 15,000 crore against public sector enterprises of Rs 63,208 crore. At least 3 top industry houses have written to the govt in the past 4 years, pointing out unfair advantages being given to PSUs
by Manu Pubby
NEW DELHI : More than 18 years after defence manufacturing was opened up to the private sector, state-owned enterprises still rule the