Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" in April 2017 following which India had moved the International Court of Justice, seeking a stay on his death sentence and further remedies.
In a dossier given to Pakistan, New Delhi also said a federal minister of Pakistan even eulogised slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani and told the Sikh pilgrims in an address that Sikhs and Kashmiris are treated like "slaves" by the Indian government.
The move is expected to give a major relief to Air India, which suffered a huge financial loss of around Rs 491 crore as it had to re-route its various international flights due to the closure of the Pakistan airspace.
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, read why dozen of women employees in Faridabad took maternity leave 3-4 times a year; and what happened when the obituary of a cat appeared in newspaper's classifieds.
From BMC's proposal to convert at least 10 old BEST buses into mobile loos to an Arunachal lawmaker accused of casting a voodoo spell on voters, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, the story of a 20-year-old former Buddhist monk who is now the biggest star in the community to why that cow urine may be a reason for global warming, among many other interesting snippets.
From 'forest forensics' in MP to catch sandalwood and teak smugglers to why Chinese supremacists don’t want monasteries to teach Tibetan to young Tibetans during their school holidays, read this and much more in The Subcontinental Menu.
In India, the Hindu right wing is hounding writer Ramachandra Guha calling him anti-national. In Pakistan, people are objecting to the Supreme Court decision that freed a poor Christian woman who was jailed for many years on the false charge of defaming Islam.