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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

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Family waits for report on Pakistani journalist’s killing


November 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An investigative report on the murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is not likely be released as planned in November, said Shahzad's brother-in-law Hamza Amer."The ... Read more...

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Pakistani navy ex-chief to head accountability bureau


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) A former chief of the Pakistan Navy will head the country's apex anti-corruption organisation.President Asif Ali Zardari has named Admiral (retd) Agha Fasih Bokhari as ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new navy chief meets Zardari


October 6th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's newly appointed navy chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila has met President Asif Ali Zardari here to discuss matters related to the force.The president felicitated Admiral ... Read more...

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Pakistan reporter was not supposed to be killed: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 30 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad was probably killed by his country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, but the initial order was to rough him up ... Read more...

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‘With 290 suicide attacks, Pakistan suffered most since 9/11′


September 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan suffered the most in the US-declared "war on terror" after the 9/11 attacks, facing almost 300 deadly suicide bombings and the assassination of former ... Read more...

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Freed Indian sailors reach Delhi, thank Pakistan (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) It was an emotional homecoming for six Indian sailors of an Egyptian cargo vessel, freed by Somali pirates after 10 months in captivity, as ... Read more...

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BJP thanks Pakistani activist, not navy, for saving Indian sailors


June 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday thanked Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney for raising funds to pay the ransom and free sailors ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court judge to head Shahzad killing probe


June 16th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday announced the formation of a judicial commission headed by a Supreme Court judge to investigate the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, Dawn News reported.Information ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s killing outrages CJA


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Wednesday expressed outrage over the slaying of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and urged the Pakistan government to do all ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan to take on Islamists jointly (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 30 (IANS) After squabbling over the killing of Osama bin Laden, Washington and Islamabad have decided to jointly target "high value targets" among Islamists inside Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Headley looked for a safe landing site for LeT (Third Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Self-confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley told a Chicago court Thursday that he helped identify a safe landing site for Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists arriving ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy man present to pick Mumbai attack landing site: Headley


May 27th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 26 (IANS) A Pakistani Navy man was present during discussions with his Pakistani spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, handler Major Iqbal, on landing sites and arrival of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Karachi attack shows Pakistan a troubled state: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Conveying its sadness over the loss of lives in a terror attack on a Pakistani Navy base in Karachi, India Monday said the incident ... Read more...

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ISI hired Headley to spy on India, Mumbai attacks: report


January 1st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistani-American terror convict David Coleman Headley was recruited by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency to spy on India and to plan the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 ... Read more...

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Pak floods have hit infrastructure, weakened democracy, pressurised Army: Report


August 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The destruction caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan have not only left hundreds of people killed and thousands homeless, but it has also broken the back ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani navy trainer trained 26/11 terrorists’


July 19th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Pakistani navy trainer was involved in training the 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who attacked Mumbai in November 2008, according to revelations by terror operative David Coleman ... Read more...

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U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue highlights military equipment delivery


May 12th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue’s bilateral Security Assistance Working Group met in Pakistan on Wednesday, May 5, the U.S. Department of State said Tuesday.The group met in Rawalpindi ... Read more...

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Coast Guard prepared to aid distressed fishermen in deep waters: Antony


December 14th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony said here on Monday that the Indian Coast Guard is ready to extend aid to distressed Indian fishermen in deep waters.Replying to ... Read more...

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Chinese anti-submarine choppers inducted in Pak Navy


October 1st, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.1 (ANI): The Pakistani Navy, which has acquired six Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) helicopters, Z9EC, from China, inducted the first batch of three such anti-submarine choppers into the Navy on Wednesday.Several ... Read more...

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Is Pak Navy building new base for US Marines in Sindh ?


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.3 (ANI): While the United States has repeatedly denied reports about a surge in US marines in Pakistan, an unconfirmed report has revealed that Pakistani Navy is secretly constructing operational facilities ... Read more...

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Pakistan sees Malaysia as a partner against sea piracy


September 1st, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Port Klang (Malaysia), Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan views Malaysia as a strategic naval partner in combating piracy and terrorism, captain of the visiting Pakistan Navy frigate PNS Zulfiquar has said. "We view Malaysia ... Read more...

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India’s nuke submarine affects security balance in Arabian Sea: Pak Navy Chief


July 29th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 29 (ANI): Pakistan's Navy Chief Admiral Noman Bashir said on Wednesday that India's launch of a nuclear-powered submarine has affected the security balance in Arabia Sea, as the sea is ... Read more...

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INS Arihant a ‘destabilising step’ by India, says Pakistan


July 27th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday called the launching of India's first nuclear-powered submarine a "destabilising step" that could trigger an arms race in the region, a media report said. The induction ... Read more...

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Pakistani Navy to induct two Chinese-built frigates


June 4th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy's combat capabilities will be greatly enhanced with the induction later this year of two Chinese-built state-of-the art frigates later this year. "The construction of the first ... Read more...

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Pakistan to send warships off Somalia to check piracy


March 11th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Aboard Nasr auxiliary ship, March 11 (Xinhua) Pakistan will send warships to seas off Somalia to fight piracy in the area, Pakistani Defence Minister Chaudhary Ahmad Mukhtar said Wednesday. Mukhtar made the remarks ... Read more...

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Mumbai terrorists did come through sea: Antony


February 28th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Saturday dismissed Pakistan's contention that the 26/11 terrorists did not use the sea to enter Mumbai, saying "thorough investigations" had proved that the men did take that ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to speak in one voice over Mumbai attacks


February 27th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma on Friday rubbished Pakistan naval chief Admiral Noman Bashirs statement that he did not have any evidence ... Read more...

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Pakistan says Kasab didn’t use sea route; India slams doublespeak (Roundup)


February 27th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Rejecting Pakistan's contention that the Mumbai attackers did not use the sea route to sneak into the city, India Friday slammed Pakistan's "duplicity and denial" and indicated ... Read more...

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Pakistan says Kasab didn’t use sea route; doublespeak, retorts India (Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In a fresh spin, Pakistan Friday said that Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone gunman caught alive in the Mumbai terror strike, didn't take the sea route to ... Read more...

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India formulating answers to Pakistan’s 26/11 queries: Chidambaram


February 27th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian government was formulating answers to Pakistan's queries on the dossier given to it on the 26/11 terror attacks, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Speak in one voice on Mumbai attacks: India to Pakistan (Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India Friday urged Pakistan to speak in one voice on the Mumbai terror attacks, with two ministers saying flip flops on the carnage were best avoided. "I am ... Read more...

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Pakistan should speak in one voice on Mumbai: Anand Sharma


February 27th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India Friday brushed aside Pakistan's suggestion that the terrorists who attacked Mumbai did not reach the port city via the sea route and said authorities in Islamabad ... Read more...

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