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Russia, China veto West’s UN draft resolution on Syria (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China Thursday vetoed a Western-backed UN resolution on Syria over fears that it could lead to foreign military intervention in the violence-wracked ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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Russia’s Syria policy could lead to civil war: Clinton


June 1st, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its refusal to sanction UN action against Syria could see the outbreak of a civil war ... Read more...

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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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Revoking AFSPA will aid Kashmir terror groups: Army chief


January 1st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh has opposed the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from parts of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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Pakistan has got carried away in boycotting Bonn meet: Daily


December 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's shock and response over the NATO airstrike that killed 24 soldiers "at what is essentially the result of our double game is overcooked", a daily ... Read more...

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Kayani warns US against anti-Pakistan offensive


October 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid escalating tensions, Pakistan's all powerful army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, has warned the US not to launch any military offensive into his country's ... Read more...

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Afghanistan a proxy war between India, Pakistan: Musharraf


October 7th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Calling Afghanistan as a "proxy war" between India and Pakistan, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has accused New Delhi of "trying to create an anti-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Politics of death sentences in India (Comment)


October 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Prima facie, it is not easy to refute Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's argument that if the Tamil Nadu and Punjab legislatures can ask for the pardon of ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses Pakistan-US ties with politicians


September 25th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday telephonically discussed with different political parties the situation arising out of US accusing Pakistan of supporting Haqqani network.The Nation ... Read more...

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US general meets Kayani, discusses Haqqani network


September 24th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) US General James Mattis met Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, a media report said Saturday.General Kayani protested the ... Read more...

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US accuses Pakistan of supporting Haqqani network


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen Thursday accused the Pakistani government of supporting the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network.Mullen called the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state: Rushdie


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) It was time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state and "expel it from the comity of nations", renowned author Salman Rushdie has said following the ... Read more...

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Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

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Well-trained local forces can better handle insurgency situation: Ex- RAW chief


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit ShankarNew Delhi, Sep 22 (ANI): Vikram Sood, the former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) on Wednesday termed Left Wing extremism a ruthless organisation and said well-trained ... Read more...

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Stop pampering Kashmir’s stone throwers and separatists


September 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The urge for peace is built into India's psyche and its civilization. An Indian can be heard at any time to be reciting Om Shanti ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to preside over all party meeting on Kashmir today


September 15th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will preside over an all-party meeting on Kashmir here on Wednesday.The meeting, which will see the participation of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Government capitulating to secessionists in Kashmir: Advani


September 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Terming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government as "totally clueless and spineless" on tackling Kashmir, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday accused ... Read more...

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Day before all-party Kashmir meet, AFSPA still a touchy topic


September 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A day before an all-party meeting on Kashmir Wednesday, the security establishment as well as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opposed even partial withdrawal ... Read more...

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The situation in Jammu and Kashmir - The External Dimension


August 17th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): Since the day the Radcliffe Award was announced, Pakistan has tried every trick in the book to wrest Kashmir from India. Whether it was to send ... Read more...

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PML-N still in denial over presence of terrorist training camps in South Punjab


July 7th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan Punjab government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) appears hesitant to identify any militant group in South Punjab, as PML-N leader Javed Hashmi has reiterated that ... Read more...

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Would eliminate terrorism in 90 days if PM: Imran


July 4th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 4 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Sunday claimed that if he was the prime minister of Pakistan, he would have eliminated the menace of terrorism within 90 days. Talking to media ... Read more...

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SEBI to abide by newly changed govt. norms’ in ULIP controversy


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 23 (ANI): Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave has said that they would abide by the newly changed government norms in the Unit ... Read more...

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India, EU to firm up summit agenda Tuesday, discuss AfPak


June 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union will hold wide-ranging talks Tuesday to firm up the agenda for the India-EU summit later this year and explore cooperation ... Read more...

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Army’s Northern Command observes Raising Day


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), June 17 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command, which guards the frontiers with Pakistan and China in Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday celebrated its 39th Raising Day by reiterating ... Read more...

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LeT expands attacks in Afghanistan: NYT


June 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (IANS) Pakistani-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, has expanded its operations in Afghanistan, inflicting casualties on Afghans and Indians alike and setting ... Read more...

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Deadly LeT, ISI nexus behind attacks on Indians in Afghanistan confirmed: Report


June 16th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
New York, Jun.16 (ANI): In what clearly showcases Pakistan's wicked face, several Afghan and international intelligence officials and diplomats stationed in Kabul have confirmed that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), with the help of ... Read more...

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India no threat to Pakistan: US


June 4th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.4 (ANI): The United States has clarified that it does not see India as a threat to Pakistan, thus it would continue to urge Islamabad to move out troops from the ... Read more...

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Saeed-Pak establishment nexus clear from new ‘water-war’ anti-India campaign


May 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Despite its public stance of wanting a truce with long-time 'rival' neighbour, experts have pointed out that the Pakistan government has devised a new strategy to continue its ... Read more...

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Militant outfits regrouping in PoK to sneak into India: Local political leaders


May 15th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Putting a stamp on India's stand that there several terror training camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) along the Line of Control (LoC) exist, local PoK political leaders ... Read more...

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Let Pakistan prove its credibility before talks: BJP


May 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday questioned the basis on which India agreed to hold the foreign ministerial level talks with Pakistan, saying Islamabad should first prove its ... Read more...

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Pak unlikely to take out nurtured ‘India-centric’ terror outfits from its soil: Experts


May 7th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): In wake of the failed Times Square bombing plot, which apparently had originated from Pakistan, the United States is mounting pressure on Islamabad to take on all those ... Read more...

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BCCI president steps in to end Modi-Tharoor spat (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council will meet in 10 days to discuss the fallout of the spat between its chairman Lalit Kumar Modi and ... Read more...

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