Pakistan ‘Fully Capable’ Of Executing Surgical Strikes: Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Terming “Indian aggression” as a threat to the entire region, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday  warned that Pakistan is also capable of executing surgical strikes and will not allow anyone to “cast an evil eye” on it. Chairing a special Cabinet meeting to review the security situation in the country, Sharif said that Pakistan […]

Country-Wide Alert Issued In India

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday issued a country-wide alert asking the states to heighten vigil to foil any attempt by “Pakistan-based terror groups to carry out attacks amid apprehensions of backlash by terrorists after the surgical strike on their launch pads in PcK”. In an advisory, the home ministry conveyed to the states that […]

Pak Rangers Open Fire On Indian Posts

Jammu: India on Friday said Pakistan has violated ceasefire yet again in Pallanwallan sector in Akhnoor region of Kashmir. This is the fifth ceasefire violation in the last 48 hours. The ceasefire was violated sometime between 12 am to 2 am on Friday. Pakistan Rangers restored to indiscriminate firing at Indian positions on the International […]

Amid LoC Flare Up,How Do Sub Continent’s Two Nuclear-Powers Shape Up?

New Delhi/Islamabad—India’s military might is more than double Pakistan’s but Pakistani nuclear arsenal is bigger. India’s evacuation of 10,000 villagers living near the border with Pakistan after an Indian cross-border raid into Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Thursday (29 September) has only served to heighten fears that the shaky 2003 ceasefire in the contested Himalayan region could […]

‘India May Deploy Nuclear-Capable Rafale Jets On China, Pak Borders’

BEIJING: China apprehends that India will deploy the 36 nuclear-capable Rafale fighter jets to be acquired from France in the border regions of China and Pakistan to enhance its deterrence capability, a media report here said. India will deploy the new French-made fighters in the disputed areas bordering Pakistan and China, state-run Global Times reported […]

US State Department Refrains From Admitting India’s “Surgical Strikes”

New York: US State Department Spokesperson John Kirby neither confirmed nor denied India’s claim on “surgical strikes” in Pakistan. “Surgical strikes” is purportedly the response from the Indian government to avenge the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in Uri, Kashmir. In a Press briefing on Thursday, Kirby avoided straight answers to direct questions from journalists […]

People offer Friday prayers in border villages, pray for peace

Srinagar: There was no extra ordinary movement in the villages which are under direct fire line from Pakistani troops in the north Kashmir on Line of Control (LoC), where Friday prayers were offered normally though people prayed for peace between the two neighbours. People offered prayers in their respective mosques and other shrines as usual […]

Day 84 :Protest Marches And Clashes Continue In Kashmir

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday re-imposed curbs and curfew in many parts of Valley and old Srinagar city to quell pro-freedom protests while city centre Lal Chowk was sealed from all sides and it was made out of bounds for the common people. The resistance leadership had called for Lal Chowk March on Friday. Roads leading […]

How World Media Reacted To LoC Tension

New York Times A New York Times piece by the newspaper’s India and Pakistan correspondents, Ellen Barry and Salman Masood, note that the strike was “precedent-setting”. “Though India’s military has almost certainly carried out cross-border raids, the government has never publicly announced them, even during the brief conflict in Kargil in 1999.” The story goes […]

Ban On Pakistani-Artistes In India:The Day That Culture Was Lost And-Killed

In the wake of the recent Uri attack, in which 20 Indian Army soldiers were killed, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association Friday passed a resolution to ban Pakistani actors from the Indian film Industry. IMPPA in their 87th annual general meeting passed a resolution that no Pakistani will be hired by their producer members […]

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