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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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Former internal security czar Arun Nehru faces graft charge


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) He was at one time the powerful boss of India's internal security establishment, close to prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Today Arun Nehru, who has been ... Read more...

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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Commonwealth asked to act on threat to Asma Jehangir


June 9th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The members of a Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group (EPG) have called for immediate Commonwealth action after renowned Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir recently claimed ... Read more...

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Probe Asma Jahangir’s death plot, say human rights groups


June 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Concerned over Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir's revelations that her country's security establishment was planning to get her killed, Indian human rights groups Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Israel’s ultimatum to Obama on Iran n-plans


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to deliver an ultimatum to the US over Iran's nuclear plans, a media report said Sunday.At Monday's meeting between ... Read more...

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Osama’s home shouldn’t have been razed: Daily


February 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's house should have been left intact so that "present and future generations can view them as a past that should not be repeated", ... Read more...

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HuJi link to Delhi attack on Israelis?


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Investigators probing the Feb 13 bombing on an Israeli embassy car are tracking a possible Bangladeshi terror link to the attack blamed by Israel ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir to get security


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir will be provided security after he received threats, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir said Wednesday that he received ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into threats to Geo TV journalist


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered an investigation into threats received by a senior Pakistani TV journalist who complained about it a day ago.Geo TV anchor ... Read more...

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Islamic militancy emanates from Pakistan: Daily


December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The review of Pakistan's security paradigm should start with Islamic militancy that emanates from within the country, a leading Pakistani daily has said while noting ... Read more...

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India mulling naval protocol to prevent skirmishes at sea


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In the light of some incidents involving warships from Pakistan and China, India is considering a protocol on the lines of the Cold War era ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties have hit all-time low: Daily


November 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The ties between Pakistan and the US have "hit an all-time low" following the NATO airstrike that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead, said a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Won’t do anything that threatens India: Maldives president


October 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Allaying apprehensions in New Delhi over China's efforts to expand its influence in the Maldives, the island nation's president has said it would never do anything ... Read more...

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‘Security agencies unable to decrypt intercepted communications’


August 17th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government admitted Wednesday said the security agencies are still not able to decrypt intercepted communications of telecom operators, including BlackBerry to readable format."The security ... Read more...

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Government wants to monitor Facebook, Twitter accounts


August 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) It is not just your BlackBerry and mobile phones, the government also wants to snoop in on your Twitter and Facebook accounts.In a written ... Read more...

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Urgent police reforms need of hour, say experts (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The latest terror bombings that ripped through India's financial and entertainment capital have shifted the focus back on the much-awaited police reforms and the absence ... Read more...

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Will split in Taliban ranks bring peace, asks Pakistani daily


June 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Though the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split with one of its commanders forming a splinter group, it remains to be seen whether this will bring ... Read more...

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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

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Exporting terror has caused internal warfare: Pakistan daily


June 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jihad to other countries in the world, especially in the South Asian region, has led to internal warfare, said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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R.K. Singh named home secretary (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) R.K. Singh, currently secretary (defence production), was Friday named the new home secretary, succeeding G.K. Pillai who retires at the end of the ... Read more...

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R.K. Singh to succeed Pillai as home secretary (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) R.K .Singh, a Bihar cadre senior civil service officer posted in the defence ministry, was Friday named the new union home secretary, succeeding ... Read more...

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Pakistan court moved to stop criticism of army (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A lawyer has moved Pakistan's Supreme Court to seek an order to stop the media from criticising the armed forces, intelligence agencies and security establishment.The Dawn ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani majors questioned for Islamist links (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four Pakistan Army majors have been questioned for purported links with a banned group that seeks to oust pro-Western regimes in Muslim lands, raising concerns about ... Read more...

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`Brigadier arrested: Soul-searching time for Pakistan Army’


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) It is time for the Pakistan Army to do "some serious soul-searching" following the arrest of a brigadier for his links with a banned group, said ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

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World not buying Pakistan’s bellicosity: Congress


May 16th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday slammed Pakistan for its "fluster, bellicosity and brazenness" in threatening a reprisal attack on India if an operation is attempted similar to ... Read more...

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Probe how US choppers flew undetected: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) An inquiry is needed to look into "gaps in the defence and security system" that allowed US helicopters to fly deep inside Pakistan undetected during the ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean on Osama killing: Daily (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s India focus behind failure to find Osama: envoy


May 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has suggested that it was neither complicity nor incompetence but Islamabad's focus on India that they failed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean over Osama killing, says daily


May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US forces in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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Osama killing will not end terrorism: CPI-M


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan was unlikely to end terrorism."The ... Read more...

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US secrecy over Osama killing operation lays bare deep distrust of its Pakistani ‘allies’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): The United States' decision to find and eliminate elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden without even informing its 'ally' Pakistan until the end of the top secret ... Read more...

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