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  • India to not cut any deal with China or others to blacklist JeM chief at UNSC 2019-03-18 22:25

    India to not cut any deal with China or others to blacklist JeM chief at UNSC

    TEHRAN - India and China, the two regional economic and political heavyweights, have been locked in a wrangle over blacklisting the chief of Pakistan-based militant outfit Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).

  • India-Pakistan 2019-03-18 22:22

    India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other

    TEHRAN - Tensions have been running high between India and Pakistan since India conducted a surgical strike inside the Pakistani territory followed by Pakistani air raids and capture of an Indian pilot.

  • A. G. Noorani 2019/03/18

    By A. G. Noorani

    Kashmir matters, and Kashmiris too

    TEHRAN- Relations between India and Pakistan have nosedived since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. If anyone thought that he would make up the loss by a conciliatory policy towards Kashmiris, they were mistaken. It was never part of his agenda. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) would have none of it. The game is to accuse dissent within Kashmir as a movement that is Pakistani sponsored, and ruthlessly crush it.

  • China wants ‘discussions’ on blacklisting JeM chief 2019-03-17 10:15

    China wants ‘discussions’ on blacklisting JeM chief

    TEHRAN - China and India, the two regional heavyweights, are again at loggerheads, this time over China blocking the move to blacklist a Pakistan-based chief of a terrorist outfit.

  • Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers 2019/03/17

    Dr. Abid Hussain

    Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers

    TEHRAN - Daoud Nabi was the first victim of the Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday. He was standing at the door when the terrorist barged inside Masjid Al Noor mosque brandishing his semi-automatic weapon.

  • Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict 2019-03-15 20:04

    Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that he has spoken with Pakistani’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the phone, calling for “de-escalation and peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict.”

  • Fatemeh Shadkam 2019-03-15 14:42

    Iranian duo win two bronzes at Asian Youth Athletics Championships

    TEHRAN - Fatemeh Sima Shadkam and Sahand Nouri both won bronze medals for Iran at the 2019 Asian Youth Athletics Championships.

  • ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’ 2019-03-13 21:57

    ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’

    TEHRAN - While strenuous efforts have been made by various stakeholders to facilitate a de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan, everything does not seem to be hunky-dory as yet.

  • U.S. rubbing both India and Pakistan wrong way 2019/03/13

    By Darius Shahtahmasebi

    U.S. rubbing both India and Pakistan wrong way

    TEHRAN - As India and Pakistan iron out a few significant differences after a near brush with each other’s militaries, the U.S. has been quietly enacting a trade war strategy against India, a key ally of Washington.

  • India in talks with U.S. over sanctions waiver 2019-03-13 20:28

    India in talks with U.S. over sanctions waiver

    TEHRAN - To ensure extension of exemptions from U.S. sanctions, India has been engaged in extensive deliberations with the U.S. authorities, according to Indian petroleum officials.

  • Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2019-03-12 10:10

    Pakistan not yet out of the woods, says Qureshi

    TEHRAN - Despite de-escalation of tensions after weeks of saber-rattling, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan still was not out of the woods.

  • Kashmir newspapers run blank front pages 2019-03-12 10:08

    Kashmir newspapers run blank front pages

    TEHRAN - To register their protest against the government’s move to stop advertisements to two prominent newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir, newspapers in the region ran blank front pages on Sunday.

  • Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers 2019-03-12 09:58

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers

    TEHRAN _ Battle lines are drawn and countdown has virtually begun for the biggest electoral showdown on the earth – the elections for India’s parliament – scheduled in April.

  • India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria 2019-03-10 10:15

    India’s Pakistan envoy returns to Islamabad

    TEHRAN - In a move that marks the de-escalation of political and diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan, New Delhi’s envoy to Islamabad joined back office on Wednesday.

  • U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir 2019-03-10 10:08

    U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir

    TEHRAN - Following escalation of tensions in the region, the U.S. government has issued a travel advisory for its nationals, asking them not to visit “most of Jammu and Kashmir”.

  • Imran Khan 2019-03-10 10:07

    ‘Pakistani won't allow its soil to be used for terrorist activities'

    TEHRAN -In last few weeks, since the saber-rattling between the two South Asian nuclear giants took them to the brink of a full-fledged war, the role of Pakistani premier in de-escalating tensions has been significant.

  • rouhani 2019-03-09 20:36

    Chabahar port has turned into symbol of cooperation between Iran and India

    Rouhani receives credentials of six ambassadors

    TEHRAN – On Saturday President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of the new ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Congo, Malta, India and Iraq.

  • Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship 2019-03-09 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship

    What lessons have we learnt from Mr. Modi’s misadventure in the past week? Alertness to face the enemy on the diplomatic and military fronts has been the major takeaway for Pakistan of this episode which won accolades globally from friends and foes. The second important lesson which our policy makers may have learnt is that in the international arena, it is your own prowess which saves the day for you. Third and most important gain from Pakistan’s point of view has been the internationalization of Kashmir dispute, much to the chagrin of India. Fourth, and pleasantly surprising for Pakistan, was Russian offer of mediation between Pakistan and India, which, of course, India did not like a bit.

  • ظریف و هند 2019-03-08 20:18

    Zarif, Swaraj hold talks on regional developments

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj exchanged views about a range of issues, including the latest developments in the region, according to a report by the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

  • Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India 2019-03-06 22:08

    Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India

    TEHRAN - In a shocking revelation belying India’s tall claims of rapid economic progress and development, seven of the top ten most polluted cities in the world are in India. A study by Greenpeace showing South Asia’s fight against deteriorating air quality and its toll on global economy was released on Tuesday.

  • Modi-Trump 2019-03-06 22:06

    Trump’s next trade war with India; India’s preferential trade status ended

    TEHRAN - It is official: U.S. President Donald Trump’s next trade war is going to be with India, and his decision to end India’s preferential trade status bears testimony to that.

  • India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low 2019/03/06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low

    TEHRAN - Truth is the first casualty of war, said Greek playwright Aeschylus. The phrase has been interminably used to explain and contextualize the gross misrepresentation of facts in the event of war.

  • university 2019-03-06 20:09

    ‘Iran trains Indian, Omani and Pakistan military men’

    TEHRAN - Second Brigadier General Hassan Valivand, the commandant of AJA University of Command and Staff, has said that Indian, Omani and Pakistani military men are receiving training at the university under this leadership.

  • Foreign Minister Zarif 2019-03-05 21:58

    Tehran mediating between Pakistan, India

    TEHRAN – Iran has been acting as mediator to help settle a dispute between Pakistan and India which has intensified over the past few weeks.

  • india-china-Afghanistan 2019-03-05 10:34

    India, China, Afghanistan hold trilateral summit

    TEHRAN - The first trilateral summit between Afghanistan, India, and China was held in Kabul on Saturday, according to reports.

  • Trump-Modi 2019-03-05 10:33

    Trump alleges India is a ‘ very high-tariff nation’

    TEHRAN - In an indication of another simmering trade war between the United States and India, U.S. President Donald Trump has alleged that India is a very high-tariff nation

  • Modi 2019-03-05 10:20

    India, Russia inaugurate plant to produce AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles

    TEHRAN - Taking their defense partnership to the next level, India and Russia on Sunday inaugurated a plant that will produce AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles.

  • India-Israel 2019-03-04 20:12

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Israeli footprint in India-Pakistan saber-rattling

    TEHRAN - Last Tuesday when Indian air force conducted pre-dawn ‘surgical strike’ in neighboring Pakistan, the relations between the two nuclear powers and regional giants touched a new low.

  • MBS’s bloody present for Pakistan  2019-03-04 09:36

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    MBS’s bloody present for Pakistan 

    TEHRAN - The two neighboring states India and Pakistan, both with nuclear bombs, are at loggerheads again. The intensification of the clashes between the two sides can turn the Indian subcontinent into a military battle ground for a very long time.

  • Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj 2019-03-03 15:35

    At OIC, Indian FM says Pakistan harboring terrorists

    TEHRAN - Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) session in Abu Dhabi on Friday and censured countries harboring terrorists on their soil, without naming Pakistan.