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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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Pakistani Rangers fire at Indian posts in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers had opened "unprovoked firing" at two Indian border posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said Monday.According to officials, ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest reopening of NATO supply lines


July 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) An alliance of Islamic and political parties in Pakistan Sunday staged a protest motorcade against the government's decision to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops battle on Kashmir border


June 19th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops again opened fire on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border, triggering gun battles for about two ... Read more...

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Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC


June 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) In an apparent bid to push in infiltrators, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire on Indian forward positions along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Indian soldier killed in Pakistani firing


June 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed and three injured in firing by Pakistani troops on positions along the Line of Control (LoC) Wednesday afternoon in Poonch ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation at LoC in J&K;


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ... Read more...

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Little to gain from Siachen, daily to Pakistan and India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) There is little to gain by hanging on to miles of high-altitude ice in Siachen, said a Pakistani daily that wanted Islamabad and New Delhi to ... Read more...

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Demilitarise Siachen, says Nawaz Sharif


April 18th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan and India must immediately pull out their troops from Siachen, said Pakistan's main opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.Nawaz Sharif, who heads ... Read more...

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100 Pakistani troops buried in Siachen avalanche (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) At least 100 Pakistani soldiers were buried Saturday in an avalanche in Kashmir's Siachen region, the Pakistani army said.The avalanche hit a military camp near ... Read more...

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Bounty for Hafiz Saeed to convict him, says US


April 5th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) As a defiant Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed mocked the United States, Washington clarified its offer of $10 million bounty was not for finding him, but ... Read more...

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India’s first field marshal Sam Manekshaw remembered


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Udhagamandalam (Tamil Nadu), April 3 (IANS) One of India's most celebrated soldiers, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, was remembered on his 98th birth anniversary Tuesday, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony and ... Read more...

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Pakistan again violates LoC truce


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Pakistani troops resorted to "unprovoked firing" on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district late Wednesday night, which ... Read more...

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34 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistani security forces killed some 34 militants Friday in the country's northwest tribal areas along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border Friday, media reports said.At least 17 militants were ... Read more...

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‘Kashmir counter-insurgency operations in more difficult phase’


January 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir have entered a "more difficult phase" with the rank and leadership of insurgents decimated but not entirely wiped out, the ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops target Indian border posts


January 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and fired at Indian posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Ponch ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir


January 4th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) The army has foiled an attempt by a group of militants to sneak into Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir from across the Line of Control ... Read more...

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US military calls for more trust with Pakistan


December 27th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The US Central Command Monday called for enhanced trust-building measures, including full disclosure of all facilities and installations near the Afghan border, to avoid a repetition ... Read more...

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Bangladesh pays tribute to martyrs on Victory Day


December 16th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Thousands of Bangladeshis Friday paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for liberating the country in 1971.The 40th Victory Day celebrations began in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

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Obama expresses condolences, but no apology to Pakistan


December 5th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Eight days after a NATO airstrike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and chilled US-Pakistan relations, President Obama called Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to express condolences, but ... Read more...

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‘Deep freeze’ in US-Pakistan in ties; talk of future Indian role


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) As US-Pakistan ties go into "deep freeze" over the NATO strike along the Afghanistan border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Islamabad has refused to participate ... Read more...

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US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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NATO strike in Pakistan a tragedy: White House


November 29th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The White House Monday said that the NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a "tragedy", and vowed to carry out a probe into the ... Read more...

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Airstrikes on Pakistani troops unintended: NATO chief


November 27th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 27 (IANS) The NATO airstrikes that killed and wounded dozens of Pakistani soldiers Saturday were "unintended", alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Sunday.A total of 24 Pakistani ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Pakistani troops, Gilani condemns


November 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 25 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 15 others were injured after NATO helicopters from Afghanistan attacked a border checkpost early Saturday, leading to ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan troops exchange fire on LoC


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) A heavy exchange of fire took place between Indian and Pakistani troops across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani troops targeted Indian ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeking apology from Islamabad justified: Pakistani daily


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh seeking an apology from Pakistan for war crimes committed in 1971 is "justifiable" and the "least our government can do is learn lessons from ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts in Kashmir (Lead)


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts Saturday night to help terrorists sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, sparking a two-hour gun battle, army sources here said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Militants ambush Pakistani troops, killing 9 soldiers


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday when heavily-armed gunmen ambushed troops in the country's Khyber Agency, according to media reports on Tuesday.The attack occurred during ... Read more...

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Artillery exchanges between India and Pakistan on LoC


September 1st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Heavy exchange of artillery firing has been on since Thursday morning in north Kashmir's Keran sector on the line of control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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