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Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body


September 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in ... Read more...

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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Pakistan Sep 7-9, Jundal shadow over talks


July 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) With the revelations by 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal casting a shadow on bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will go on a three-day visit ... Read more...

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India ups pressure on Pakistan over Jundal, Hafiz Saeed (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) India Sunday pressed Pakistan to act against continuing anti-India terror activities on its soil and reminded it of disclosures made by 26/11 handler Abu Jundal when ... Read more...

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Afghanistan faces existential threat from terror: India (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday said Afghanistan faces an "existential threat" from terror emanating from across its borders and urged the world to ... Read more...

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India renews request for Sarabjit’s release, awaits clear picture (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's midnight U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, suspected to have been orchestrated by its powerful military establishment, has not gone down well ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan plan Siachen, Sir Creek talks


April 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Building upon discussions during President Asif Ali Zardari's Sunday visit to New Delhi, India and Pakistan are looking to step up the dialogue process ... Read more...

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Khar, Zardari’s daughters likely to come to India


April 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Rehman Malik may not be the only minister accompanying Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari on a day-long visit to to India Sunday. While the composition ... Read more...

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All is not well at South Block, still


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The acrimony and bad blood between Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh, and the defence ministry headed by A.K. Antony may seem to have ... Read more...

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Pakistan on cusp of a defining moment: Daily


December 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan may be on the "cusp of a defining historic moment", said a daily over the tension between the army and the government.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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India presses Pakistan for speedy 26/11 justice, says enough evidence


November 26th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the third anniversary of the 26/11 carnage, India Saturday reminded Pakistan that it was still awaiting "decisive" action against perpetrators of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Pakistan has made no attempt to shut down LeT: US Congressman


November 4th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Accusing Pakistan of abetting terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a key lawmaker wants the Obama administration to ... Read more...

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Pressurise Pakistan to dismantle LeT infrastructure: US expert


September 19th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Calling Lashkar-e-Taiba one of the greatest threats to American and Indian interests in South Asia today, a US expert has suggested that Washington apply consistent ... Read more...

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US promises not to repeat Osama raid: Gilani


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says he has received US assurances that there will be no repeat of the unilateral commando raid that killed ... Read more...

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‘Kidnappings for ransom a lucrative business in Pakistan’


July 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Abductions for ransom have become a lucrative business in Pakistan, said a leading daily Monday and observed that the nexus between terrorists and traditional kidnappers ... Read more...

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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

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Exporting terror has caused internal warfare: Pakistan daily


June 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jihad to other countries in the world, especially in the South Asian region, has led to internal warfare, said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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Terror siege at Pakistan military base ends, 14 dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) A 15-hour terror siege of a key military base in this Pakistani port city ended Monday afternoon with 14 people, including four terrorists, killed in ... Read more...

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Attack on naval base exposes Pakistan’s grave security risks: Experts


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A well-coordinated attack by heavily armed terrorists at a Pakistani naval base in Karachi has once again revealed the grave security dangers the increasingly ... Read more...

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India concerned about safety of Pakistan’s nukes


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) In the wake of a spate of terror attacks in Pakistan, the most recent being an assault on a naval base ... Read more...

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Publication of ‘ISI-damning’ Gitmo dossiers has ‘put cat among pigeons’: Pak Editorial


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The publication of classified Guantanamo dossiers that were shown bracketing Pakistan's premier spy agency- the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- with al-Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah and other international militant networks, has ... Read more...

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Baloch rights body condemns brutal killing of Sindhi leaders


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned the brutal and inhuman killings of Sindhi nationalist leaders by what it called the death squads of ... Read more...

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Repairs restrict use of Goa airport runway (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down both the length and hours of use of its ... Read more...

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Goa airport runway cut down for five hours a day


April 12th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down its runway length for five hours a day, an ... Read more...

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Davis to have legal counsel during trial court proceedings in Pakistan: US Embassy


March 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16(ANI): The US government has reportedly decided to defend its claim in a Pakistan trial court that double murder-accused CIA defence contractor Raymond Davis enjoys criminal diplomatic immunity."Raymond Davis will ... Read more...

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ISI playing with fire, says Pakistani daily


March 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The military establishment and the ISI have been playing with fire that has "spread and arrived at their own doorstep", said a Pakistani daily Thursday, ... Read more...

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Baloch Human Rights Council expresses extreme concern over Pak atrocities


February 28th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned and expressed extreme concern on the continuing human rights violations being perpetrated by Pakistan's security agencies in Balochistan.According to ... Read more...

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Musharraf and his men behind Bhutto killing: Pakistani scribe


February 17th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) All those in the Pakistan establishment led by former president General Pervez Musharraf who feared losing power following the return of Benazir Bhutto wanted ... Read more...

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Burmese military junta to continue to rule by proxy after ex- army Gen elected President


February 5th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rangoon, Feb 5 (ANI): Burma's parliament has elected the country's former Army General Thein Sein as the President, raising fears among political observers that the military establishment that has been running the ... Read more...

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Copy India to end corruption in Pakistani military: daily (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan should emulate India and act against corrupt military officers, a daily said Monday, noting that no action has ever been taken against retired or serving soldiers. "The ... Read more...

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Pakistan demands drone technology from US


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Sunday said his country has asked the US to share its drone technology so as to enable Pakistan's military to hit ... Read more...

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Little evidence on who planned, killed Benazir: Pakistani daily


December 27th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan has "little conclusive evidence about who planned or perpetrated the assassination" of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a leading Pakistani daily said.An editorial in the Dawn ... Read more...

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Pak military forced govt. to record protest with UN on Benazir murder report


December 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan's military establishment had reacted strongly to the United Nations Commission report on former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and forced the government to write a letter ... Read more...

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‘Pak military’s “dual policy” on terrorist safe havens an open invite to US incursions’


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): The Pakistan Army must understand the limits to which the country can push its "dual policy" on terror sanctuaries existing on its soil, because continuing with this policy ... Read more...

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