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    India, US announce cooperation in funding development projects

    India and the United States moved Friday to formalise ongoing consultations and coordination on development projects in the areas of energy, trade and investment funded through American grants in needy countries; South Asia for now.
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    Raheel Sharif to speak on terrorism at World Economic Forum

    Former army chief retired General Raheel Sharif, who enjoys an impressive record of successfully leading a war against terrorism, has been invited to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
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    Will head Muslim alliance on 3 conditions:Raheel

    Former Pak Army Chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif has put forth three conditions to assume the command of a 39-nation Islamic military alliance, a retired army officer claimed today.
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    India's Missile Programme 'A Threat To Regional Peace': Pak

    Pakistan Thursday cautioned members of MTCR that introduction of "destabilising systems" like "missile defence programmes" and "inter-continental ballistic missiles" in South Asia pose a "risk"
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    India launches Scorpene-class submarine

    India launched it's second French-designed Scorpene-class submarine in Mumbai on Thursday, NDTV reported.The INS Khanderi, a diesel-electric submarine, can undertake a range of missions, including anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare
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    Stung by soldier's video,BSF issues guidelines for maintaining high quality food

    Left red-faced, BSF today came out with fresh guidelines for maintaining high quality of food for its personnel along the border as the Union Home Ministry directed it to file a complete report on allegations of substandard food made by a soldier
  • Tej Bahadur Yadav made serious allegations: of them not getting enough food to eat, of them getting badly cooked meals and of how they, the jawans had to starve because the ‘corrupt officers’ siphoned off ration meant for them. (Facebook/ Tej Bahadur Yada

    Family of soldier who posted Facebook video stands by him,rubbishes BSF claims

    The family of the BSF jawan, who alleged that troops were served bad-quality food and ration meant for them was often sold off, on Wednesday rubbished Border Security Force’s claims that the soldier had issues with intoxication and discipline.
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    Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal

    Close on the heels of stones pelted at the cavalcade of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal at village Kandhwala Hazar Khan in Jalalabad on Sunday evening, shoe was hurled at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at village Ratta Khera under Lambi
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    India probes allegations of police rapes of tribal women: minister

    Authorities in an insurgency-prone area in central India are probing allegations that police beat, sexually assaulted or raped at least 16 tribal women in 2015, an official said on Tuesday after the government was slammed for rights abuses.
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    Pakistan mulls bringing back military courts

    Pakistan government is planning to revive controversial military courts set up for the speedy trial of hardcore terrorists as they played an extremely important role to combat extremism, two days after they were wound up.
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    Women to take to the streets against Bengaluru mass molestation

    Women's groups in India are planning nationwide rallies on January 21 to protest the alleged mass molestation in the city of Bengaluru on New Year's eve, and subsequent comments by politicians blaming the women for the crime.
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    Pakistan to introduce uniform prayer timings for all sects: Report

    Pakistan plans to introduce “uniform prayer timings” for all sects of Islam across the country, a significant move in a society divided along sectarian lines.
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    Om Puri did not die natural death: reports

    Celebrated Indian actor Om Puri’s demise left the world shocked.Initially, Puri was said to have died from cardiac arrest. But, a preliminary postmortem has revealed that the actor did not die of ‘natural causes’, India Today reported.
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    Pak hands over dossier on 'India's interference' to UN chief

    Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India's alleged "interference" in the country to new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in "restraining" India from such activities.
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    US built tactical operations centre in Pakistan: Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Pakistan was among the key countries where the United States has constructed state-of-the-art tactical security operations centres.