Tag Archives: Pakistan

J&K Floods Update: Death Toll Shoots up to 400 Despite Massive Rescue Operations

Jammu and Kashmir flood situation turns worse with death toll mounting to more than 400 on Tuesday, with tens of thousands still trapped on rooftops and 2,000 villages submerged in waters in Kashmir valley, despite a massive rescue and relief operations taken up on war-footing by the Indian Armed Forces. A senior official from India’s National Disaster Response Force was ...

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Pakistan PM Sharif Agrees Invitation to Attend Modi Swearing-in Monday

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the invitation of PM-elect Narendra Modi to attend the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi on May 26, Monday in a gesture that would soothen the ties amid border firings and ceasefire violations. Another development that has seen Modi’s ascesion to power in India saw the most-wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who has shifted ...

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Pakistani parliament lifts YouTube ban

Pakistan’s National Assembly Tuesday approved a resolution to lift a ban on video-sharing website Youtube, a media report said. Pakistan People Party’s Shazia Marri submitted a resolution demanding the ban be lifted which was unanimously accepted by the lower house of parliament, Dawn online reported. Marri said the ban be lifted as the website has deleted all objectionable material in ...

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Pervez Musharraf’s convoy escapes blast in Pakistan

  Islamabad, April 3 : Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf narrowly escaped Thursday when a blast hit a bridge in Islamabad after his convoy had barely crossed it, police said. The blast at Faizabad bridge occurred early Thursday when Musharraf was en-route to his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad from the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Dawn online ...

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India-Pakistan trade: Ignoring 10 times potential?

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: Civilian, military, and business leaders on both sides of the India-Pakistan border have long resisted normalizing trade with their historic rivals. But two new reports commissioned by the New America Foundation’s National Security Studies Program from leading Pakistani economist Mohsin Khan and leading Indian economist Nisha Taneja argue that economic analysis reveals massive untapped trade ...

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North-East rocks as exodus subsides

While there is steady decline in the exodus of North-East people from the cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune in the weekend, Pakistan refuted India’s charges that the morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked the crisis had originated on its soil. The Pakistani sources told IANS that these were untrue. “Instead of indulging in mud-slinging and blame ...

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Terrorist Training Camps reactivated by ISI to push 2,500 terrorists in winter, says India

India has alleged that the Pakistan intelligence agency ISI has reactivated terrorist training camps in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK). The camps are likely to send 2,500 terrorists into India to carry out their notorious plans soon, said Jitendra Singh, India’s junior minister of Home Affairs in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Indian government said it has ...

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OPINION: Pakistan Puzzle for US Remains

OPINION: By M. Osman Siddique WASHINGTON: The relationship between the United States and Pakistan is slipping from bad to worse. To say that there exists a “trust deficit” between the two countries is simply an understatement. Pakistan is the only Islamic country that has its own nuclear armaments. Although at odds today, Pakistan and the United States remain deeply co-dependent ...

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