The government of India stands firm and resolute in taking all necessary measures to safeguard its national security in the fight against terrorism, said sources.

Fazle Khaliq of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Archaeology believes that this is God Vishnu's temple. It was built by the Hindus 1,300 years ago during the Hindu Shahi period, he said.

This development comes amid a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country. For nearly one week, Pakistan has recorded over 2,000 new coronavirus cases.

According to a new survey by Ipsos, respondents stated that price hikes have impacted all classes in Pakistan, with the bottom end socio-economic classes suffering the most due to it.

Taking an indirect swipe on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there is an attempt to bring bilateral issues at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), which is against the consensus and spirit. He said, "It is unfortunate that repeated attempts are being made to unnecessarily bring bilateral issues into the SCO agenda that violate the SCO Charter and Shanghai Spirit. Such efforts are contrary to the spirit of consensus and cooperation that defines SCO."

This decision is against the spirit of Kartarpur Corridor and exposes the reality of the Imran Khan-led PTI government, said MEA.

The minister also touched upon special partnerships with France and Israel and referred to PM Narendra Modi’s outreach to nations in West, South and East Asia.

According to sources, ETPB has appointed as many as nine officials and staff members at the newly set up PMU Kartarpur Sahib without a single Sikh member.

Local reporters have said that the situation in the area is tense since the vandalism. The entire area has been cordoned off with Karachi police and Rangers deployed in the area.

Ahead of the Gilgit-Baltistan polls on November 15, India rejected the newly granted 'provisional provincial status' to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK)