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War Is Over Between India and Pakistan—for Now
Foreign Policy - 3/1/2021 11:57:00 PM
Voice: War Is Over Between India and Pakistan—for No... In 2003, after decades of tensions and sniping along the Line of Control, the de facto international border in disputed Kashmir, India and Pakistan finally agreed to a cease-fire.

Is China behind mystery Kashmir ceasefire between India and Pakistan?
South China Morning Post - 3/2/2021 1:41:00 AM
New Delhi and Islamabad’s sudden agreement to halt skirmishes along the Line of Control comes soon after India-China deal to end Ladakh stand-off Ceasefire also coincides with establishment of China-India hotline and analysts believe US administration of Joe Biden may have been in the loop Biden’s victory instills fresh hope in Kashmir over revocation of special status “The surprise would be if the four capitals did not discuss all these elements – especially since this conversation,

Pakistan hopes to save $3 billion in new gas deal with Qatar
Khaleej Times on - 3/1/2021 2:18:27 PM
The agreement will save the state $317m annually due to the reduced price of the gas compared to the 2015 agreement between the two countries.

Pakistan’s efforts to mend fences with Saudi-led bloc bear fruit
The Financial Times - 2/28/2021 11:14:00 PM
Pakistan has suddenly found itself in stronger standing with a Saudi-led bloc of Arab nations, having managed to mend a rift while maintaining ties with another alliance that is challenging the Saudis’ leadership of the Muslim world.

Pakistan expert: Religiosity aiding spike in militancy
Associated Press - 2/27/2021 12:11:00 PM
Militant attacks are on the rise in Pakistan amid a growing religiosity that has brought greater intolerance, prompting one expert to voice concern the country could

Pakistan Urges US to ‘Quickly’ Complete Review of Peace Deal with Afghan Taliban
Voice of America - 2/27/2021 3:27:00 AM
A senior Pakistan diplomat Friday stressed the need for the United States to demonstrate urgency in concluding its reassessment of a February 2020 peace pact with Afghanistan’s Taliban to enable the ensuing reconciliation talks between warring Afghans to move forward.

Pakistan consumer inflation rate rises to 8.70% in Feb -statistics bureau
Nasdaq - 3/1/2021 1:29:00 PM
Pakistan's consumer price inflation rate rose to 8.7% year on year in February, the country's bureau of statistics said on Monday, up from the 5.65% recorded the previous month. The average inflation rate for the seven months of the current financial year was registered at 8.

Kashmir villagers hopeful but wary after India and Pakistan agree to ceasefire
CNBC - 2/27/2021 6:53:00 AM
Kashmir has long been a flashpoint between India and Pakistan, which claim the region in full but rule only in part. Villagers living on both sides of the Line of Control dividing the Himalayan region of Kashmir welcomed an agreement between long-time foes India and Pakistan to stop shelling from each side,

Sachin Tendulkar played 2003 World Cup despite 3 injuries, hit 98 off 75 balls against Pakistan at Centurion
India Today on - 3/1/2021 1:12:02 PM
India legend Sachin Tendulkar could barely run during the 2003 World Cup as he had an ankle injury, a knee injury and required his leg to be strapped before going in to bat.

Official: Pakistan security forces kill 2 militants in south
Washington Post - 2/27/2021 10:52:00 AM
An official says Pakistani counterterrorism police and secret service officials have raided a militant hideout, killing two militants accused of involvement in attacks on security forces