Shah Mahmood Qureshi

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After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

31 Oct 2020

After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

From Kevadia, Gujarat, where he went to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for their stand on the Pulwama attack, after a minister from Pakistan admitted his country's hand in the dastardly crime.

SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar

24 Sep 2020

SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar

Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said on Thursday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K

17 Feb 2020

India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K

India on Sunday rejected an offer from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' to mediate on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.

When asked about 58 countries 'supporting' Pakistan, minister gets angry

04 Oct 2019

When asked about 58 countries 'supporting' Pakistan, minister gets angry

Thumping his chest, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Islamabad has the support of 58 countries on the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

30 Sep 2019

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

In a snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, due to be held in November.

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

06 Aug 2019

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

14 Jun 2019

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

08 Jun 2019

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser

12 Mar 2019

Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser

Pakistan promises to crack down on terrorist groups attacking Indian rule over Kashmir, United States President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said yesterday.

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

06 Mar 2019

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said that his country is sending its envoy, Sohail Mahmood, back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions, which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China, and Russia.

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

02 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

Indian pilot's release by Pak 'very much welcomed' step: UN

01 Mar 2019

Indian pilot's release by Pak 'very much welcomed' step: UN

The release of an Indian pilot by Pakistan would be a "very much welcomed step", spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres said yesterday, stressing that the message to India and Pakistan from the world body and the international community is to de-escalate tensions.

Masood Azhar is in Pakistan, but "very unwell": Pakistan Minister

01 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar is in Pakistan, but "very unwell": Pakistan Minister

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, while speaking to CNN, confirmed Jaish-e-Mohammed's chief Masood Azhar was in his country but stressed he was "very unwell".

Day after IAF strikes, Pakistan PM calls meeting on nuclear-issues

27 Feb 2019

Day after IAF strikes, Pakistan PM calls meeting on nuclear-issues

Pakistan PM Imran Khan today called a meeting of the top decision-making body on nuclear issues after India targeted terrorist camp in the country.

US asks Pakistan to take 'meaningful action' against terrorist groups

27 Feb 2019

US asks Pakistan to take 'meaningful action' against terrorist groups

The US today firmly asked Pakistan to take "meaningful action" against terrorist groups operating on its soil and underscored the importance of avoiding escalation at any cost after India targeted terrorist camp in Pakistan.

India's 'dream' of isolating Pakistan will never be fulfilled: Qureshi

26 Feb 2019

India's 'dream' of isolating Pakistan will never be fulfilled: Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said yesterday that India's "dream" of isolating Pakistan will never be fulfilled, amid simmering tensions between the two countries following the Pulwama terror attack.

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

25 Feb 2019

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

The EU has asked Pakistan to take "clear and sustained" actions targeting not only all UN-listed transnational terrorist groups but also individuals claiming responsibility for attacks in the wake of the Pulwama terror strike.

Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

23 Feb 2019

Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.

Pulwama aftermath: Cine Workers Association bans Pakistani actors, artists

18 Feb 2019

Pulwama aftermath: Cine Workers Association bans Pakistani actors, artists

In wake of horrendous Pulwama attack, the Cine Workers Association on Monday announced a complete ban on Pakistani actors and artists.

Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover

17 Feb 2019

Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover

Sending a strong message that Iran and India are united against Pakistan sponsored terror, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a stopover in Tehran on Saturday and met Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Aragchchi.

Pakistan FM Qureshi visits Qatar to discuss Afghan reconciliation process

30 Dec 2018

Pakistan FM Qureshi visits Qatar to discuss Afghan reconciliation process

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today traveled to Qatar, where he is expected to discuss the Afghan reconciliation process and issues of mutual interests with the top officials of the Gulf country.

An honest initiative: Imran Khan distances himself for minister's 'googly-remark'

03 Dec 2018

An honest initiative: Imran Khan distances himself for minister's 'googly-remark'

Distancing himself from his minister's remarks that it was 'googly', Pakistan PM Imran Khan has claimed facilitating the Kartarpur Corridor was a sincere effort to initiate peace with India.

You are exposed: Sushma Swaraj blasts Pak-minister on 'googly remark'

02 Dec 2018

You are exposed: Sushma Swaraj blasts Pak-minister on 'googly remark'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had some strong words for her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi over his googly remark and said his country has been exposed.

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor's ancestral Peshawar house into museum

29 Nov 2018

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor's ancestral Peshawar house into museum

The Pakistani Government has decided to convert Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor's ancestral home in the Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar into a museum soon, heeding to a request by the star.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

28 Nov 2018

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.

Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers

25 Nov 2018

Kartarpur corridor: Sushma Swaraj won't visit Pakistan, names two ministers

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has declined Pakistan's invitation for the groundbreaking ceremony at Kartarpur on November 28, citing prior commitments, but has named two ministers instead.

Imran Khan to visit Malaysia next week; may seek monetary-aid

16 Nov 2018

Imran Khan to visit Malaysia next week; may seek monetary-aid

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Malaysia next week, where he is likely to seek monetary assistance to minimize the cash-strapped country's dependence on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package.

Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks

04 Oct 2018

Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks

Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbors aren't engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, warning that absence of such a facilitation could lead to an escalation of tension.

'US unlikely to change policy on Pakistan aid suspension'

03 Oct 2018

'US unlikely to change policy on Pakistan aid suspension'

There's unlikely to be any changes in US's policy on suspension of aid to Pakistan until it makes substantial progress against terrorists, the Trump administration has told Pakistan, as the two countries try to reset their strained ties.

Sushma Swaraj reaches New York to attend 73rd UNGA session

23 Sep 2018

Sushma Swaraj reaches New York to attend 73rd UNGA session

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has reached New York to represent India at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

Pakistan's new Foreign Minister extends hand of friendship to India

21 Aug 2018

Pakistan's new Foreign Minister extends hand of friendship to India

Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi extended the hand of friendship to India after taking the oath, by offering uninterrupted dialogue to resolve all the outstanding issues, saying it's the only wise course as the two countries cannot afford any adventurism.

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

19 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.