Tuesday, July 16, 2019Indian airlines resume flights operations over Pakistan

New Delhi, July 16: Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions.

"After cancellation of NOTAMS by Pakistan and India in the early hours of Tuesday, there are no restrictions on airspaces of both countries, flights have started using the closed air route


Tuesday, July 16, 2019Pak opens its air space, India says its "Islamabad's decision"

New Delhi, Jul 16: Pakistan has decided to open its airspace for 'all type of civili traffic' with immediate effect making a sort of climbdown from its July 12 stance that it would not do so until India withdraws all its fighter planes from the Indo-Pak border.

Pakistan's aviation authority on Tuesday lifted its ban on all civilian flights following months of restrictions which were imposed af


Saturday, July 13, 2019Modi to visit US in September for UN Climate Summit, community meeting in Houston

New York, July 13: When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the US in September for the Climate Action Summit convened by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, he is expected to visit Houston to attend a massive Indian diaspora rally, according to a source familiar with the preliminary planning.

While his participation in the climate summit and the high-level General Assembly Debate w


Friday, July 12, 2019India to take up with Pakistan pro-Khalistan leader's presence on Kartarpur panel

New Delhi, July 12: India is going "with high expectations" for the Kartarpur corridor meeting on Sunday and is expected to raise with the Pakistani side several issues, including the presence of pro-Khalistani leader Gopal Singh Chawla on a panel associated with the project.

The first round of talks was held on March 14 on the Indian side of the Attari-Wagah border and the second round is sch


Friday, July 12, 2019Nearly 37 wounded as Canadian flight forced to land in Honolulu

Ottawa, Jul 12: At least 37 people were injured when an Air Canada flight, flying from Vancouver to Sydney was forced to land in Honolulu after encountering severe 'clear air turbulence'.

According to Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick, the Boeing 777-200 was carrying 269 passengers and 15 crew members, flying from Vancouver to Sydney. The local Hawaii News Now website reported the plane


Thursday, July 11, 2019Pakistan Army refuses to take back boy's body

Srinagar, July 11: The Pakistan Army has refused to take back the body of a Pakistani boy pulled out from a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

"Following appeals posted by the father of the boy on the social media, three attempts were made yesterday (Tuesday) to hand over the body to the Pakistan Army, but they refused to take it back," police sources said.

"The body is still