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Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Army chief visits Ladakh


November 5th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Saturday completed a three-day visit to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation and preparedness of ... Read more...

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Pakistan inks military MoU with Afghanistan, Turkey


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkey have signed a memorandum of understanding in Istanbul for the conduct of exercises and training courses between the militaries of the three ... Read more...

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China denies it got access to US chopper in Osama raid


August 17th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has refuted a media report that said it was allowed access to the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a raid to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris


August 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy agency chief may get another extension


March 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha may get another extension when his present term comes to an end March 18, a media report ... Read more...

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Kargil war should not be judged by one incident, says ex-Army chief


May 28th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Shillong/ Bhopal, May 28 (ANI): Former Army Chief General V P Malik has said the military tribunal ruling against an army commander for being biased against an officer in the ... Read more...

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Pak envoy to US agrees that Times Square bomber acted `alone’


May 11th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Hussain Haroon has told CBS' "Face the Nation," that he does not agree with Obama administration officials that the ... Read more...

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US must not abandon Pakistan this time: Gen Petraeus


January 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 25 (ANI): US Central Command Chief General David Petraeus has said that Washington should provide consistent assistance to Pakistan's war on terror, and not abandoned the country as it ... Read more...

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‘Intolerant’ Pak could help US ‘finish off’ Haqqqani network: McChrystal


December 9th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): General Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, has said that if Pakistan takes stringent action against the Haqqani network inside its territory, dismantling the Al-Qaeda linked group ... Read more...

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Zia-ul-Haq’s son blames former Army official for father’s plane crash death


October 15th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq's son, and Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) leader Ejaz-ul-Haq, has alleged that a former top Pakistan Army official had plotted the plane crash in 1988 ... Read more...

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No Taliban ’shura’ in Quetta: Malik


September 29th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.29 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected the notion that the Taliban's leadership council (shura) is operating from Quetta, Balochistan.Interior Miniter Rehman Malik rebuffed claims made by the US and Britain regarding ... Read more...

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Lack of cooperation from Pakistan hampering US operations against Taliban


July 20th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 20 (ANI): Top US commander in Afghanistan has said that they are facing difficulties in their latest military campaign against the Taliban due to lack of "insufficient cooperation" from ... Read more...

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Pak’s ‘Get Baitullah’ mission critical to defeat Taliban: Gen Dutton


June 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): The International Security Assistance Force deputy commander, Lieutenant General Jim Dutton, has said that the Pakistan military's operation against Baitullah Mehsud is extremely important in defeating the ... Read more...

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Musharraf eyeing another term in office


May 16th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): With the country facing one of its major crises since its inception, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is eyeing yet another term in office."If Pakistan is ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s senior leadership rooted in Pakistan’s western region: US


May 11th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A top US general has said that al Qaeda's senior leadership has moved to the western region of Pakistan, and warned that the next few weeks would ... Read more...

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Regrouped Taliban has found safe havens in Pak: Petraeus


April 28th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Manhattan, Apr 28 (ANI): The head of the US Central Command, General David Petraeus, has said that insurgents and the Taliban have been able to regroup and find safe havens in ... Read more...

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Terrorists pose an “ever more serious threat to Pak’s existence”: CENTCOM chief


April 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.16 (ANI): US Central Command (CENTCOM) chief General David Petraeus, has said that the presence of extremists outfits such as Al Qaeda on Pakistan's soil pose 'an ever more serious threat ... Read more...

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US Senator says Pak has neither will nor capability to act against extremist groups


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): Democrat Senator Carl Levin has questioned Pakistan's unwillingness to act against extremists based on its soil and secure its border along Afghanistan."I remain skeptical that Pakistan has either the ... Read more...

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US wary of upsetting Zardaris applecart just yet


March 13th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): The US in still not willing to support a demand for the restoration of sacked judges, despite a change of government in Washington and, seems eager not ... Read more...

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Zardari asks US to honour Pakistan’s sovereignty


November 3rd, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Monday called on the US to respect the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity and stop drone attacks that raise anti-America sentiments as well ... Read more...

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Taliban militants suspend talks with Pakistani government: reports


June 28th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, June 28 (Xinhua) Taliban militants in Pakistan Saturday suspended the peace talks with the government, blaming it for launching military operations in several parts of the country, AAJ TV reported. Tribal ... Read more...

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Pak poll winners more astonished than losers: JUI-F


February 19th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 19 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that the results of Pakistan general election have astonished winners more than the losers. "The defeat or victory happens in ... Read more...

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Anatomy of a Pakistani election rally


February 17th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
(Pakistan poll diary) By Devirupa Mitra Rawalpindi, Feb 17 (IANS) In India, it would be like a small neighbourhood corner meeting. But security concerns in Pakistan turn even a small rally into a major ... Read more...

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US election observer group not to monitor Feb 18 polls over violence concerns


February 1st, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 1 (ANI): The US-based International Republican Institute that was planning to monitor the February 18 parliamentary elections in Pakistan has cancelled its involvement over election-day security concerns.We dont believe the ... Read more...

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Pakistan may face suspension from Commonwealth


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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Two former Pak generals to set up US like think tanks


November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin
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