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Got ‘reasonably attractive news’ from India and Pakistan: Trump

Hanoi | US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he has received “reasonably attractive news” from Pakistan and India and hoped that tensions between the two countries could end. “We have, I think, reasonably attractive news from Pakistan and India. We have been going at it and we have been involved in trying to […]

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European Union urges India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

Brussels :  The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged India and Pakistan to exercise “utmost restraint” and avoid any further escalation of the situation on their border, as it could lead to “serious and dangerous consequences” for both countries and the wider region. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, in […]

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Text of India’s statement over Pakistan using Air Force

New Delhi : Following is the text of the statement made by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Wednesday: “India had informed about counter-terrorism action yesterday against a terrorist training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Pakistan based on credible evidence that JeM intended to launch more attacks. “Against this counter-terrorism action, Pakistan has responded […]

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Imran again invites India for talks, warns against ‘miscalculation’

Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday again invited India for talks and urged that “better sense should prevail” amid escalating tensions between the two neighbours. Khan’s comments came after an aerial engagement between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in which New Delhi said it shot down […]

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India says Pakistan targeted Indian military, IAF pilot missing

New Delhi :  India on Wednesday accused Pakistan of targeting Indian military installations in response to its counter-terrorism action a day earlier and said an Indian MiG-21 Bison pilot was “missing in action”. “Against this counter terrorism action (of bombing the JeM training camp), Pakistan has responded this morning by using its air force to […]

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UN chief Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by India, Pakistan

United Nations :  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following the situation in the subcontinent where the Indian Air Force struck a terrorist base inside Pakistan territory and is calling for “maximum restraint” by both countries, his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Tuesday. Guterres is on his way back to New York from Geneva and Dujarric […]

Intel Sources: Ammunition dump blown up today in Balakot, Pakistan by IAF Mirages. The dump had more than 200 AK rifles, uncountable hand grenades, explosives and detonators (Photo as released by ANI via IANS)

Pakistan summons Acting Indian High Commissioner to protest IAF strikes

Islamabad : Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the Acting Indian High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to the Foreign Office to lodge its protest over the Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes on terrorist training camps across the Line of Control (LoC), the media reported. Citing the Foreign Office, the Pakistani media reported a protest demarche was also handed […]

Intel Sources: Picture of JeM facility destroyed by Indian Air Force Strikes in Balakot, Pakistan (Photo as released by ANI via IANS)

Air strikes against JeM in Pakistan may take wind out of opposition’s sail

New Delhi : With the BJP expected to raise pitch over the IAF strike across Line of Control in the terror camp of JeM, there are apprehensions among sections of opposition that it could change the narrative and the focus may not be as much on the “shortcomings” of the government in the coming Lok […]