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Pak to remain challenge till it addresses terror ‘successfully’: Jaishankar

New Delhi: India on Tuesday made it clear that Pakistan will remain a “unique challenge” until it “successfully” addresses the problem of cross-border terrorism and “becomes a normal neighbour”. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, while addressing a press conference on 100 days of Modi government’s second term, said immediate neighbourhood remains a priority for India, […]

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Security beefed up along the LoC over Pak’s aggressive stance

New Delhi: The Indian Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) in view of Pakistan’s increased aggressive posture along with direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6. On Saturday, the Commander of Army’s Northern Command, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, […]

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Economy weak, but not army: Pak Rail Minister to India

Muzaffarabad: Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, here on Friday, warned India not to mistake Pakistan’s economy for its defence capabilities and said he was a one-man army and could fight India alone. Rashid was addressing a press conference at the Central Press Club of Muzaffarabad. According to a report by Pakistani media, the Minister […]

Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs Vijay Thakur Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Indian diplomat briefs UN’s Michelle Bachelet on Kashmir

Geneva/New Delhi: After firmly putting forth India’s stance on Kashmir, negating Pakistan’s shrill allegations of human rights violations, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs Vijay Thakur Singh met UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and briefed her on the steps taken by New Delhi to bring about normalcy in Jammu and […]

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India’s aggressive stance ahead of Imran’s ‘Jalsa’ in PoK

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s statement on Thursday that the Army is prepared for any operation, including retrieving Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from Pakistan if the government wants to, comes a day ahead of the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s plan to hold a rally in the region. Speaking to media on Thursday, General […]

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (File Photo/IANS)

‘Possibility of accidental war with India cannot be ruled out’

Geneva: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has refused to rule out the possibility of an ‘accidental war’ with India over the Kashmir issue. Qureshi, who had come to attend the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) conference here, expressed apprehension about a sudden war over Kashmir in a conversation with reporters before leaving for […]