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Army trashes reports about Indian casualties in surgical strikes

NEW DELHI: A member of special operations team that carried out surgical strikes across LoC received minor injury during exfiltration but it was not due to any enemy or terrorist… Read more »


Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC Summit in Pakistan

COLOMBO: In another setback to Pakistan, Sri Lanka today pulled out of 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, becoming the fifth country to do so after India expressed its inability to… Read more »

New Delhi: Director General Military Operations (DGMO), Ranbir Singh salutes after a Press Conferences along  with External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup,  in New Delhi on Thursday. India conducted Surgical strikes across the Line of Control in Kashmir on Wednesday night. PTI Photo by Shirish Shete (PTI9_29_2016_000026A) *** Local Caption ***

Afghanistan defends India’s surgical strikes in PoK

NEW DELHI: Afghanistan today backed India’s surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, terming it as an act of “self-defense”, and in a strong message to Pakistan asserted that… Read more »


Pak Cabinet discusses tension with India post surgical strikes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today called a special Cabinet meeting to discuss the latest tension with India and the situation on the LoC, a day after Indian Army… Read more »


Pak media calls India’s surgical strikes as ‘drama’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani media today generally supported the government’s stand that India’s surgical strikes across the LoC were a “drama” to “placate the local sentiments” after the Uri terror attack. All… Read more »


Clinton fears emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pak

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expressed concern over the possibility of emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan if jihadists get access to the country’s atomic weapons, a… Read more »


China calls on India, Pak to exercise restraint

BEIJING: Expressing concern over the “continuous confrontation and tensions” between India and Pakistan, China today called on both parties to exercise restraint and refrain from escalation of tensions. “As a… Read more »


Pakistani artistes not terrorists: Salman Khan

NEW DELHI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says artistes from Pakistan should not be treated like terrorists and art and terrorism should not be mixed. The Indian Motion Picture Producers Association passed… Read more »

07 Nov 2015, Srinagar, India --- India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in a cricket stadium in Srinagar, November 7, 2015. Modi pledged 800 billion rupees ($12.10 billion) in funds to bolster development and economic growth in Kashmir, a year after the worst flooding in more than a century destroyed half a million homes there. REUTERS/Danish Ismail --- Image by © DANISH ISMAIL/Reuters/Corbis

Clean India cannot be achieved by budget allocation alone: PM

NEW DELHI: Invoking Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha against the colonial rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today mooted ‘Swachhagraha’ movement for a clean India which he said is not something that can… Read more »


Army carries out ‘surgical strikes’ on terror camps across LoC

NEW DELHI: India carried out ‘surgical strikes’ on terror launch pads across the Line of Control(LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir last night, inflicting “significant casualties” on terrorists and those who… Read more »


India’s claim of surgical strikes ‘fabrication of truth’: Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today dismissed as “fabrication of truth” India’s claim that it has conducted a military operation across the LoC to target terrorist launching pads, terming it as a “quest” by… Read more »


Sharif condemns ‘Indian aggression’ along LoC

ISLAMABAD: Strongly condemning “unprovoked and naked aggression” by India along the LoC, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan’s armed forces are fully capable of defending the territorial integrity of the… Read more »


‘China in touch with India, Pak to bring down tensions’

BEIJING: China today said it is in touch with India and Pakistan through different channels to bring down tensions, asking them to properly deal with their differences and work jointly… Read more »


Indian-origin woman killed in axe attack, court told

LONDON: A 38-year-old Indian-origin woman was killed with multiple blows from an axe allegedly by her ex-banker husband who was suffering from stress, a UK court has been told during an… Read more »


Ajmer inst calls off student-exchange prog with Pak

JAIPUR: An educational institute in Ajmer has called off a student-exchange program involving a delegation from Pakistan in view of the escalating tension between the two countries and opposition of… Read more »


How Hrishikesh Mukherjee managed to silence Dharmendra, Big B

NEW DELHI: Legendary film director Hrishikesh Mukherjee best known for light-hearted comic dramas, was in fact a disciplinarian who managed to silence superstars like Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan, reveals actor… Read more »


Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan pull out of SAARC Summit

NEW DELHI: Apart from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is… Read more »


India responsible with its nuclear technology: Carter

WASHINGTON: India is a responsible nuclear state while Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons is entangled in tensions and the US was working with Islamabad to ensure stability, Defense Secretary Ashton… Read more »


‘Pak’s role prompted B’desh to pull out of SAARC summit’

DHAKA: Bangladesh today said “repeated interference” in its internal affairs by “a SAARC member country” prompted it to pull out of the grouping’s summit in Islamabad, a day after India… Read more »

Lahore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at a meeting in Lahore on Friday. PTI Photo / PIB(PTI12_25_2015_000217B)

US calls for de-escalation in Indo-Pak political discourse

WASHINGTON: The US has called for “de-escalation of the political discourse” between India and Pakistan amid the war of words between the two nations after Uri terror attack that prompted… Read more »