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India creates history, tests 5,000 km Agni-V missile (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range ballistic nuclear-capable missile, described as 'China killer', that can accurately hit ... Read more...

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BSF finds 18 kg of heroin near border in Rajasthan


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Monday recovered 18 kilograms of heroin, worth Rs. 800 million in the international market, near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar ... Read more...

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Pakistan army chief, PM discuss national security


December 10th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani discussed matters of national security with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO airstrike that left ... Read more...

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27 kg heroin seized near India-Pakistan border


October 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 27 kg heroin, valued at Rs.135 crore in the international market, near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab Thursday. Facing fire ... Read more...

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89 Indian prisoners released from Pakistan reach home


April 15th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 15 (IANS) At least 89 Indian prisoners, released by Pakistan as a goodwill gesture, reached home Friday through the land route and crossed over at this joint ... Read more...

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US efforts fail to convince Pakistan’s top general to target safe Taliban havens


January 1st, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Countless efforts made by the United States to persuade Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Kayani to target safe terrorist havens inside Pakistan territory have failed so far, and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak National Assembly wants APC on ’sovereignty infringing’ drone attacks in country


December 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly members have demanded an all-parties conference (APC) to discuss the increasing number of drone attacks in the Tribal Areas by US forces, terming them an ... Read more...

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‘Terrorist safe havens inside Pak territory remain threat to the whole world’: Afghanistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 23 (ANI): More pressure should be exerted on insurgents sheltering in safe havens inside Pakistan territory because they threaten security not only in the region, but all across the globe, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pilot recalls bombing mission in 1971 liberation war


December 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) A pilot who deserted the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to fight the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 Thursday recalled having bombed the Chitttagong port and damaging two Pakistani ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Allotment of Baloch land to US, NATO forces challenged in Lahore HC


November 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): A Pakistani lawyer has moved the Lahore High Court against the allotment of land to US and NATO forces in Balochistan.Advocate Illamud Din submitted before the court on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NATO choppers violate Pak airspace again


November 24th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 24 (ANI): Two NATO helicopters again violated Pakistan's airspace in Khyber Agency, a TV channel reported on Tuesday.According to the report, the NATO helicopters flew about 400 yards into Pakistan ... Read more...

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NATO changes stance over cross-border air raids after protest by Pakistan


September 28th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): NATO has changed its stance on staging aerial strikes by its helicopter gunships inside Pakistan, following Islamabad's warning of counter-measures against the US-led forces in Afghanistan.According to military ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan denies arrest of Mullah Omar


July 8th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Wednesday denied reports that Taliban chief Mullah Omar had been arrested in the country, saying Omar was still in Afghanistan. Mullah Omar is ... Read more...

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India registers protest on rocket firing from Pakistan side


September 12th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Sep. 12 (ANI): India on Saturday registered a strong protest with Pakistan over firing of rockets from across the border that exploded two kilometres inside Punjab.It was second instance of ... Read more...

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Pakistan delayed in banning militant outfits: Rajnath Singh


August 7th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh has said that Pakistan's ban on Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) along with 25 religious and other groups should have happened a ... Read more...

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Military offensive in NWFP’s Dir is a result of sustained US pressure: Times


April 27th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.27 (ANI): Pakistan Army's offensive against the militants in the Lower Dir region of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) is certainly a result of the continuous pressure from the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan seeks more on Mumbai attacks, India terms it stonewalling


April 13th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday sought more details on the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, saying it had received "identical" DNA reports on two of the 10 attackers but New Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New US strategy would focus on reconciliation with militants in Pak, Afghan


March 14th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 14 (ANI): The new United States strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan would revolve around reconciliation with militants operating in tribal areas, because the US regards that at least seventy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US drone kills 12 Pakistanis in Pak-Afghan border region


March 13th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.13 (ANI): A unmanned US drone has killed at least 12 people in Pakistan''s Kurram district near the Afghan border, a local official said. "Taleban militants have sealed off the ... Read more...

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Lahore attack planned inside Pakistan: Editorial


March 4th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): Even before the dust of the Lahore terror attack has settled, the blame game has begun. Pakistan is blaming a foreign hand for the ghastly act. Pakistans political by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan files case against Kasab, 13 others


February 11th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.11 (ANI): The Pakistan Government on Wednesday registered a case against Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured alive during the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attack. Media reports said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Have Ajmal Kasabs associates been arrested in Karachi?


February 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Pakistani Intelligence agencies have claimed that they have arrested three men for their alleged links to Ajmal Kasab, the surviving terrorists involved in the November 26 to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak to file cases against Kasab, others for planning Mumbai attacks


February 9th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): The Pakistani dossier on the Mumbai terror attacks is ready and the PPP-led Government will file cases against five Pakistanis, including the lone captured militant Ajmal Kasab, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India should not talk of surgical strikes: Musharraf


January 10th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) India should not talk of "surgical strikes" on Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attack, as forces were ready to "retaliate to any aggression", former president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India denies violating Pakistani airspace, ‘technical intrusion’, says Zardari (Fourth Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) India Sunday denied allegations that its fighter jets had violated Pakistani airspace, even as Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari described it as a "technical incursion" and media ... Read more...

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Indian jets violating Pakistani airspace ‘technical incursion’, says Zardari (Fourth Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tension escalated in Pakistan Sunday after reports that Indian fighter jets had violated its airspace, an allegation that India swiftly denied. Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan territory used for Mumbai attacks; US seeks action against ‘non-state’ actors


December 8th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) With evidence that the terrorists did use Pakistan territory to stage Mumbai terror attacks, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has told Islamabad that "non-state actors" acting from ... Read more...

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India cannot deliver what Rice wants


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): This is probably one of the last crises that U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice has been tasked to handle, and it is a fruitless ... Read more...

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Pakistani army chief to attend NATO meeting


November 18th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 18 (IANS) The US drone attacks inside Pakistan territory will top the agenda of the two-day NATO meeting that begins here Wednesday, EuAsiaNews has reported.Pakistan's Army chief General Ashfaq Kayani ... Read more...

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Pak PM says Army to check extremism


November 16th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the countrys Army had been assigned the task of checking extremism in the troubled tribal areas like ... Read more...

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Rice says US, Pak need to resolve troops tension at Pak-Afghan border


September 27th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 27 (ANI): The US and Pakistan must endeavour to deal with the growing tensions between their troops standoff at the Pak-Afghan border over the past few weeks. ... Read more...

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Pak troops fire at intruding US choppers along Afghan border


September 26th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 26 (ANI): The US and Pakistani troops exchanged fire along the Pak-Afghan border last evening, after Pakistanis reportedly fired shots at two American helicopters which, Pakistan claimed, had ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces fired warning flares at NATO choppers: Zardari


September 26th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said here Thursday that his country's security forces fired only warning flares at NATO helicopters to make sure they did not cross ... Read more...

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Pakistan to build consensus on war on terror


September 25th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Shaken by the suicide bombing of the Marriott Hotel, the Pakistani government has decided to build political consensus on the war on terror even as a media debate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bush meets Zardari, discusses US incursion of Pakistan


September 24th, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) US President George W. Bush met his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari here Tuesday and acknowledged tensions between the two countries over US military incursions into Pakistan ... Read more...

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