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Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan border guards exchange greetings


August 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani border guards Wednesday greeted their Indian counterparts on the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day.Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers walked up to the ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards to prevent truce violations


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.This ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Zardari-NATO chief meet postponed due to plane delay


May 20th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) A delay in the arrival of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's plane Saturday evening led to the postponement of a meeting in Chicago between him ... Read more...

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No plan to withdraw troops: India


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India Monday strongly denied Pakistani media reports that the Indian Army troops are moving to peace-time locations from forward areas, reversing deployments made following the ... Read more...

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Gulzar mentors producer of an anti-war movie


May 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Gulzar is mentoring "Bhindi Baazaar" producer Karan Arora for his new film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", which talks about a unique bond between ... Read more...

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Britain eyes Afghanistan transit routes


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain is seeking overflight and land transit accords with Central Asian states to allow the shipment of military supplies in and out of Afghanistan as ... Read more...

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Obama reviews efforts to renew Pakistan ties: Daily


February 10th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reviewed with his national security team efforts to improve ties with Pakistan, a Pakistani daily reported Friday.At a meeting held ... Read more...

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Pakistan doesn’t want war with India on Kashmir: Gilani


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan and India have fought four wars on the Kashmir issue but can't afford any more in "this 21st century", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three Iranian soldiers


January 15th, 2012 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has released three Iranian security men, who were arrested earlier this month for entering into Pakistani territory and killing a man, said court ... Read more...

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Iran closes border with Pakistan after incident


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Tuesday closed its border with Pakistan after Pakistani border guards detained two Iranian military personnel, a media report said.PakistanToday.com.pk. said three Iranian servicemen were ... Read more...

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US gave wrong coordinates to get permission for air strike


December 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) US officials gave the wrong coordinates -- saying they were of a Taliban hideout -- to their Pakistani counterparts to seek clearance for the air ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan ties close to collapse: Chinese daily


December 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) The death of two dozen Pakistani soldiers in a NATO attack was a "symbolic event indicating the progressive deterioration" of US-Pakistan bilateral ties, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Khar briefs Chinese, Russian counterparts on NATO attack


November 28th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar spoke to her Chinese and Russian counterparts Monday evening and briefed them about the NATO attack on a Pakistani border ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets


October 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan.Border ... Read more...

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American troops mass near Pakistani border


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) American troops in Afghanistan are massing along the border with Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region where insurgents hold swamy, a tribal elder said Monday.Malik Muhammad Mumtaz ... Read more...

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India severely impacted by terrorism: US report


August 19th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) India continued to be severely impacted by terrorism in 2010 with sustained violence in Kashmir and attempted infiltrations from Pakistan remaining serious concerns for government, according ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected US planes near border before Osama raid


May 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force radars had detected six US aicraft flying close to the Afghanistan border before the US helicopters carrying commandos sneaked into the country ... Read more...

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Afghan forces attack Pak check post in South Waziristan


April 27th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 27(ANI): The Afghan National Army launched an unprovoked attack on a Pakistan Army check post at Angoor Adda in South Waziristan on Wednesday.According to reports, the Afghan National Army breached ... Read more...

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NATO jets, drone violate Pakistan’s airspace again


February 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's airspace was yet again violated by NATO as its fighter jets and a drone were seen hovering over Chaman and its suburbs, according to sources.Two NATO fighter jets ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons Indian diplomat on Samjhauta blasts


January 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan Monday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to ask for an update on the investigations into the 2007 Samjhauta Express bombing that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, ... Read more...

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Pentagon report says violence in Afghanistan is at an all-time high


November 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Violence in Afghanistan has reached an all-time high, with clashes up fourfold since 2007, the Pentagon has said.In a twice-annual report to the US Congress, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians concerned about airspace violations by NATO


November 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistani parliamentarians have expressed serious concern about the violation of the country's airspace near the Afghan border by NATO allied forces based in Afghanistan.Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Raja ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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US eyeing expanding its war on terror formally into Pakistan?


October 15th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Despite the furore over a series of cross border strikes by US-led forces in Pakistan, and the subsequent US apology for the killings of three troops in one ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen blocked NATO supply route ‘with immediate effect’


October 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Following apologies and assurances from the United States, Pakistan has decided to reopen the Torkham route for NATO forces in Afghanistan with immediate effect, ending a 10-day standoff ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen Torkham route for NATO convoys following US, ISAF apology


October 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 9 (ANI): The Pakistan government has decided in principle to reopen the Torkham border route for supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan, following apologies by the United States and the ... Read more...

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NATO urges Pak to reopen blocked Afghan supply route “as soon as possible”


October 5th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 5 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed its deep concern to NATO over the its territory violations and the recent cross-border air attacks by NATO and ISAF forces, whereas NATO has ... Read more...

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Rasmussen, Qureshi to hold talks following ‘cross-border air strike standoff’


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 3 (ANI): In the wake of the NATO key supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against the US forces-led cross-border air strikes into its territory, NATO chief Anders Fogh ... Read more...

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‘US-dependent Pak can’t play ‘trump card’ of blocking NATO supplies for long’: Expert


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): Although Pakistan has blocked NATO supply trucks at a checkpoint bordering Afghanistan in retaliation against the US forces-led cross-border air strikes into its territory, experts are of the ... Read more...

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Govt to consider “other options” if NATO air raids continue in Pak territory: Gilani


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government ... Read more...

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