India on Monday announced that it has invited leaders from BIMSTEC countries to Prime Minister Modi's inauguration, leaving out Pakistan, which is not a member of the regional grouping.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier congratulated PM Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral victory in the Lok Sabha elections
Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria returned to India on Friday night for "consultations" in the wake of the attack.
The Indo-Pak ties strained after the terror attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists in 2016 and India's surgical strikes inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
The report says another barrier to bilateral trade is the proliferation of NTMs (non-tariff measures), some of which take the form of non-tariff barriers, such as port restrictions.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi also said that India's response to Pakistan's peace offer was harsh and non-diplomatic.
Main opposition parties, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), have questioned the "haste" shown by Prime Minister Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India.
He sought the international community's help for this
Pakistan, where general elections were held on July 25, will see cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan taking the oath as the country's prime minister this week.
The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of numbers to form the government on its own.
Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said India welcomed that the people of Pakistan have reposed their faith in democracy through general elections.
In its 16th 'Note Verbale' to the Pakistan Foreign Ministry, the Indian High Commission specifically mentioned three incidents of harassment of senior officials
The Note Verbale to Pakistan foreign ministry comes two days after Islamabad called its High Commissioner home for consultations, which was termed by India as "routine" and "normal".
J&K LoC villagers are migrants in their own county, says Yashwant Sinha committee report
The Indian High Commission in Pakistan has been facing tremendous harassment for long, particularly in the last year
The firing killed a civilian and injured his wife and son. Indian troops were using "heavy mortars".
"India's gesture of not coming to the SAARC summit was uncalled for; very undiplomatic and very inappropriate for the cause of peace. "
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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