Pakistan

  • Modi wishes Pakistan on its I-Day
    11:29 AM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wished Pakistan on its 68th Independence Day. “On the occasion of their Independence Day, I convey my greetings to the people of Pakistan,” said a tweet on Modi’s twitter handle.

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  • Pakistan fires at Indian positions on LoC
    10:38 AM

    jammu, Aug 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Army fired without any provocation at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said Thursday. “Pakistan Army carried out unprovoked firing using small arms and automatic weapons to target our positions in Hamirpur area of the LoC

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  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif pays tribute to armed forces
    7:52 AM

    Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) In his Independence Day address Thursday, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid tributes to the security forces fighting militants in restive North Waziristan tribal region. The prime minister’s speech marked the official beginning of Pakistan’s 68th Independence Day celebrations across the country, Xinhua reported. “The armed

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  • Pakistani national sent to nine days’ police custody
    1:40 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A court here Wednesday remanded suspected terrorist Arshad Khan, a Pakistani national, to nine days’ police custody in connection with the planning of terror strikes in India. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh allowed Delhi Police to quiz Khan till Aug 21. “Accused Arshad Khan is

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  • Pakistan rejects Modi’s accusation of proxy war
    1:36 PM

    slamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation of Islamabad waging a proxy war against India, terming the statement as “most unfortunate”. Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to India in May for Modi’s swearing-in was in the spirit of

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  • No special provision for citizenship to Hindus from Pakistan
    12:32 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Hindus who have migrated to India from Pakistan will have to go through the usual process to get Indian citizenship and no special provisions are being made for this, the government said Wednesday. Responding to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Home

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  • 20 injured in blast in Pakistan
    1:48 AM

    Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in an explosion in Pakistan’s Quetta Tuesday night, the media said. Superintendent of Police Imran Qureshi told Dawnonline that armed militants hurled a bomb in busy market in Quetta city in southwest Pakistan’s Balochistan province. “The bomb exploded with a

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