India, Pakistan contacts at zero despite border cooperation
Sunday, November 10, 2019, 1:47 PM
Contacts between India and Pakistan are "zero", Pakistan's foreign minister said, even as the old rivals opened a border crossing for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh-temple, one of their most significant acts of cooperation in decades. A spokesman for India's foreign ministry did not respond to a request for comment. India and Pakistan have fought three wars since independence from Britain in 1947.
US welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor
Sunday, November 10, 2019, 1:44 PM
The US on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, saying that it sees the initiative as a positive example of neighbours working together for mutual benefit. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formally inaugurated the historic corridor to facilitate visa-free entry of Indian Sikh pilgrims to one of Sikhism's holiest shrines in Pakistani town of Narowal.
Disputed Ayodhya land to be given to a trust for building Ram temple
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 12:05 PM
A Constitution-bench of the SC, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi delivered one of the most anticipated court verdicts when it ruled on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit. The bench, also comprised justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer. The Supreme Court in a unanimous judgment ordered that the disputed land in Ayodhya must be given to Hindus.