A backlash from their fans had put them on the backfoot after the India game, but as Pakistan cruised towards victory against South Africa in their World Cup game at the Lord's on Sunday, they also found support from Indians fans.
"The Indian government approached asking us to open the airspace. We conveyed our concerns that first India must withdraw its fighter planes placed forward," Dawn news reported on Friday citing Nusrat as telling the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation.
Pakistanis took to social media to hail an army captain, who as part of the military intelligence wing spent three years as a beggar scouring dustbins in restive Balochistan province and was responsible for the "arrest" of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.
The deployment follows the uproar sparked by US President Donald Trump after he claimed during a meeting with Pakistani PM Imran Khan that Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute.
Taking to Twitter, the premier also appreciated Trump for "his understanding of Pakistan's point of view," "his wonderful way of putting our entire delegation at ease" and for showing him around the White House.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that both Pakistan and India are nuclear-armed states and escalation of tension may threaten world peace, adding that Pakistan will never start a military conflict.
Tomorrow, September 4, Jammu and Kashmir completes one agonising month under the unprecedented lockdown imposed by the Centre to scotch protests against abrogation of the state’s
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the international community had the responsibility to urge India to halt and reverse its illegal actions and aggressive policies and postures in Occupied Kashmir, and Saudi Arabia and the UAE had an important role in that regard.
In a video which has gone viral on social media, Ahmed, addressing a gathering at his Rawalpindi residence 'Lal Haveli' to express his country's solidarity with the Kashmiri people in the government-organised 'Kashmir Hour' on Friday, says: "Hum tumhari Modi niyaton se vaqif hain (we are aware of your intentions, Naren