Two Pakistanis martyred in unprovoked border firing by Indian forces


RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistani citizens were martyred in an unabated and unprovoked firing by Indian security forces along the Working Boundary (WB) in Nakial sector, according to Inter-Services Public Relations.   A statement issued by the ISPR on Thursday said Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Nakial sector again, as a result teenage girl Laiba and an elderly man Munshi ...

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Govt mulling option to highlight RAW involvement in Pakistan with UN: Aziz


ISLAMABAD: (Friday July 31, 2015) The News. Senior Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Friday that the government is considering to highlight the issue of Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing’s (RAW) involvement in Pakistan with the United Nations and other international forums. Responding to question during the question hour session of the National ...

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Gurdaspur attack: Pointing fingers before probe is unhealthy, says FO

ISLAMABAD: Thursday, July 30, 2015.  As India blamed Pakistan for the Gurdaspur attack that killed at least seven people this week, the Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday termed accusations “unfortunate” and said countering terrorism could only be possible through cooperation. “Pointing fingers before investigation is not a healthy trend,” said FO spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah at a news briefing. India’s Home Minister ...

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Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon hanged

  MUMBAI: India on Thursday executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon for his role in a series of co-ordinated attacks that killed hundreds of people in Mumbai in 1993, television stations reported. Memon was hanged at Nagpur jail in the western state of Maharashtra in the early hours of the morning, according to the NDTV and CNN-IBN news channels, after last-ditch ...

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Saif Ali Khan’s film Phantom is about the Mumbai attacks. How will it fare?

Even though director Kabir Khan’s Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan was an optimistic take on India-Pakistan relations, it still managed to ruffle a few feathers what with its music controversy and speculation about whether it would be released in Pakistan. Will Kabir Khan’s next venture, Phantom fare better — or worse? Based on the novel ‘Mumbai Avengers’ by S. Hussain ...

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Pakistani injured by Indian cross-border firing dies at hospital

MUZAFFARABAD: A Pakistani man who was injured in unprovoked cross-border firing by Indian troops died at the hospital on Sunday, officials said.   Muhammad Waseem, who was wounded in Indian shelling at Muzaffarabad’s Chiri Kot sector on the Line of Control(LoC), succumbed to his wounds at the Combined Military Hospital in Rawalpindi where he was being treated for a bullet ...

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10 killed in attack on Indian police post in Gurdaspur

GURDASPUR: Ten people, including three civilians, were killed on Monday when three gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a police station in northern India near the border with Pakistan, sparking a shootout lasting almost 11 hours.   The attack is likely to cast a cloud on resumption of talks between the two South Asian countries.Police said the three attackers were killed ...

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