Posts tagged as: Ajmer Sharif

India asks for Pakistani pilgrims visit over security concerns

India has recommended to Pakistan to cancel the visit of its pilgrims to the shrine of a famous saint over security concerns, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.   Tensions between Pakistan and India heightened over the tit-for-tat attacks on prisoners over the past two weeks.   Indian national, Sarabjit Singh, who had been in death […]

PM visits shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Saturday visited shrine of great sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer Sharif.   First Lady and other family members also accompanied the Prime Minister.   He also laid wreath on the mazar and offered Fateha.   Earlier‚ the Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed called on Prime Minister Raja […]

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in India

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrived in the Indian city of Jaipur Saturday on a day-long private visit during which he will attend a lunch hosted by external affairs minister Salman Khurshid but no “substantive” discussions between the two sides are likely, the India media reported.   He will attend Khurshid for lunch at the […]

Ajmer Dargah head refuses to welcome PM Ashraf

The spiritual head of the Ajmer Dargah on Friday said he will “not be welcome or present” during Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s visit to the shrine, Indian media reported.   Syed Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, the dewan of Ajmer Sharif, said Ashraf’s visit is a dishonour to families of slain Indian soldiers.   […]

PM Pervez Asharf to visit Ajmer Sharif on Saturday

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf would pay a personal visit to India on Saturday on a personal visit, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.   Foreign Ministry spokesman, Moazzam Khan said that the Prime Minister will visit the shrine of Muslim saint ‘Ajmer Sharif’.   Responding to questions at weekly press briefing the spokesman said that […]

Prime Minister Pervez Ashraf to visit India on Saturday

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will visit India on Saturday, India media has reported.   Coming at a time when ties between the two neighbours have hit a trough, not least because of the LoC flare up, the visit could provide India and Pakistan a much-needed opportunity to stem the decline in relations, The Times […]

India’s Supreme Court frees Pakistani microbiologist Dr Khalil Chishti

In quite a positive development, India’s Supreme Court Wednesday freed aging Pakistani microbiologist Dr Mohammad Khalil Chishti in connection with a murder case. The court said Dr Chishti has already spent one year and four months in prison and no further custody is required.   The Pakistani scientist has fought a 20-year-long legal battle. He […]


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