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  • Arrest

    Pakistani national held in Haryana with Indian ID

     The Haryana Police have arrested a Pakistani national who was living illegally in an Iskon temple in Jhajjar district with Indian identities for over nine months, an official said on Friday. A Pakistani passport, with an Indian visa stamp of 33 days' validity, and Indian identity cards were recovered from his possession. His visa expired in 2016. The name mentioned on the passport is Raja, a resident of Hindu Colony in Larkana, Pakistan, a senior police official said.

    India | May 26, 2017
  • Line of Control

    Army foils attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team, two militants killed

    The Army on Friday said its troops foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on a patrol party along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Kashmir, killing two militants. "Alert troops foiled a BAT attack on our patrol party in Uri sector today. Two BAT terrorists were killed in the operation," an army official said here. The BAT attack was effectively repulsed, the official said. According to police sources, the bodies of the

    India | May 26, 2017
  • Sushma Swaraj

    Amid Jadhav tension, Sushma thanks Pakistan for Uzma's return

    India-Pakistan diplomatic relations may be at a low over alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and cross-border firings, but External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday was at her diplomatic best when she thanked Islamabad for making possible the return of Uzma Ahmed -- an Indian woman forced to marry a Pakistani man. "Uzma is here also because of the cooperation of Pakistan's Foreign and Home Ministries. I want to thank the Foreign Ministry and the Home Ministry of Pakistan. If

    India | May 25, 2017
  • Uzma

    Pakistan 'well of death', easy to go there but tough to return: Uzma

    Hours after returning to India from Pakistan where she was forced by a Pakistan man to marry him, Uzma said she was “tortured and threatened”. “I was tortured and threatened everyday by Tahir Ali (her captor). He threatened to kidnap my daughter. So, I agreed to marry him to save my daughter. He scared me so much that I signed,” she said after reaching Delhi on Thursday. “He used to beat me up. This

    India | May 25, 2017
  • Pakistan, commendation, Major Neetul Gogoi

    Pakistan condemns commendation to Major Gogoi

    Pakistan on Thursday condemned the Indian Army chief's Commendation Card to an officer involved in tying up a Kashmiri man to a jeep as human shield. "Awarding Major Leetul Gogoi, who brazenly used a Kashmiri youth as a human shield, is condemnable. It is a crime and an insult to humanity," Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told media during the weekly briefing. The Commendation Card for Major Gogoi of 53 Rashtriya Rifles was given for his "sustained efforts" in counter-insurgency operations, the

    India | May 25, 2017
  • US president, Donald Trump, coalition, Pakistan

    Trump admin proposes $800m coalition support for Pakistan

    The Trump administration has proposed to give Pakistan $800 million as reimbursement for its military and logistical support in counter-terrorism operations in the next fiscal, a defence department official has said. The administration has proposed the amount - a cut of USD 100 million compared to the previous time - in its annual budget proposals under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF), a Pentagon programme to reimburse US allies that have incurred costs in supporting counter-terrorist and counter-insurgency operations. Pakistan is one of

    World | May 25, 2017
  • UN, Pakistan, India, troops

    Pakistan's claim that Indian troops targeted UN vehicle rejected

    The United Nations has dismissed Pakistan Army's claim that its military observers came under attack from Indian troops near the Line of Control, saying there was "no evidence" of them being targeted. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said there was no evidence that an UNMOGIP (United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan) vehicle was targeted by the Indian Army along the LoC near the Khanjar sector. "I can say to you that this afternoon in Bhimber District,

    India | May 25, 2017
  • Indian Army

    Pakistan's video on destruction of Indian post fake: Army

    A video clipping posted by Pakistan on the destruction of an Indian post on the border is fake, and that the post shown therein is clearly not an Indian one, Indian Army sources said on Wednesday. The sources said the blast, as shown in the video, happened from below the structure, and appeared to be an Improvised Explosive Device blast and not artillery fire.  The video also appeared to be heavily edited, the sources said. The video

    India | May 25, 2017
  • Representational Image

    UN military observers vehicle fired at by Indian troops near LoC: Pakistan

    The Pakistan Army on Wednesday claimed that two officials of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) narrowly escaped after Indian troops fired at their vehicle while they were visiting areas along the Line of Control. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said: "Indian troops committed unprovoked ceasefire violation." It said the Indian troops deployed on the LoC "targeted UNMOGIP vehicle along LOC in Khanjar sector". According to details shared by the military's media wing, the vehicle

    World | May 24, 2017
  • Siachen

    Tensions escalate as Pakistan flexes its muscles in Siachen

    Tensions escalated on Wednesday with Pakistan Air Force Chief Suhail Aman activating all forward bases in response to purported India "threats" and fighter jets flying over the Siachen glacier violating the Indian air space, a claim New Delhi has dismissed. The fresh Pakistani provocation came a day after the Indian Army said it had "proactively" dominated the Line of Control (LoC) with "punitive fire assaults" against military posts and terror launch pads. According to media reports in Islamabad, Air Chief Marshal Sohail

    India | May 24, 2017


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