India-Pakistan Current Affairs - 2019

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India suspends Thar Link Express

India suspended weekly Jodhpur-Munabao Thar Link Express amid the ongoing tension with Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. This move comes days after India cancelled Samjhauta Express from its side after Pakistan had announced suspension of all train services to India. About Thar Express It is Indian portion of international passenger train operated weekly (every Saturday Read More…

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1st time after Partition, ‘Nagar Kirtan’ arrives from Pakistan to India

For 1st time after Independence (1947), ‘Nagar Kirtan’ carrying Guru Granth Sahib which was taken out from Nankana Sahib district of Punjab province of Pakistan, arrived at Attari in Amritsar, India. Nagar Kirtan is a religious procession. It will culminate at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab in India after passing through various cities Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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Shawala Teja Singh temple in Pakistan opened for Hindus after 72 Years

Almost 1,000-year-old Shawala Teja Singh Temple located in Sialkot city of Pakistan, which was sealed for last 72 years, has been re-opened for devotees for the 1st time since partition. Decision to reopen temple was issued by Paksitan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Shawala Teja Singh Temple History: Shawala Teja Singh temple is an ancient Hindu Read More…

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26 July: 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated across India on 26 July every year to remember victory of Indian Armed Forces in Operation Vijay in 1999 against infiltrating Pakistani troops. The year 2019, marks 20th anniversary of victory in Operation VIJAY popularly known as Kargil War, and is being celebrated with theme- Remember, Rejoice and Renew. About Read More…

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Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ asks Pakistan to review conviction order

International Court of Justice (ICJ) has directed Pakistan to review conviction order of Kulbhushan Jadhav and, until then, put his death sentence on hold. ICJ also asked Islamabad to allow New Delhi consular access at earliest. This is a major diplomatic and legal victory for India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Key Highlights of Judgement In Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalPersons in News

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Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan agrees to Visa-free, year-long travel for Indians

Pakistan has agreed in principle to allow year-long visa-free access for Indian pilgrims to holy Gurdwara of Kartarpur Sahib. The agreement was reached at 2nd bilateral formal meeting held at Wagah for finalising the modalities for Kartarpur Sahib corridor, a gateway for pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. Indian delegation at 2nd bilateral formal Read More…

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Parliament adopts resolution levying 200% duty on all Pakistani goods

The Parliament of India has adopted a statutory resolution for levying 200% duty on all goods exported from or originating in Pakistan. The two statutory resolutions were moved by Anurag Thakur, Minister of State (M/S) for Finance on behalf of Union Minister of Finance Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and both were adopted by voice vote. Key Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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