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New Delhi’s Claims On Kashmir Rejected By Islamabad

India’s claim on Kashmir, saying that it belongs to them was rejected by Pakistan on Friday. “Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognised disputed state as per UN Security Council resolutions,” a Foreign Office statement said. “India has denied the oppressed people of Indian Occupied Kashmir their right to self-determination that its founding fathers had […]

Never said I feel unsafe in India; says Shahrukh Khan

Renowned Indian filmstar Shah Rukh Khan has described a controversy centered around him as “nonsense” and said an article he wrote recently titled ‘Being a Khan’ was being misquoted.   “I implore you all that please read the article. Nowhere does it say that I feel unsafe in my country,” he said. “I wrote this article to […]

Too early to normalise relations with Pakistan: Indian Defence Minister AK Antony

Cross-border tensions on the Line of Control (LoC) have eased after talks between India and Pakistan, but it is “too early” for India to normalise relations with its western neighbour, Indian Defence Minister AK Anthony was quoted by the Indian media. Talking to reporters, Defence Minister AK Antony said infiltration attempts are going on even […]

PPP pursues a policy of reconciliation; says Prime Minister Ashraf

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the elected government is completing its tenure despite challenges and the nation is poised for general elections‚ a defining moment in our history.   Speaking on the occasion of National Security Policy Presentations by Participants of National Security and War Course at the National Defence University in […]

Exploring options to stop LoC violations; says Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistan’s foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Monday that Pakistan wanted to continue the peace process with India.   Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, the foreign minister added that instead of increasing tension, options to stop violations along the Line of Control (LoC) were being explored.   “We have shown our commitment […]

India sends back Pakistani hockey players amidst tensions at LoC

In the wake of protests following border tension between the arch-rivals, nine Pakistani players were on Tuesday withdrawn from a new field hockey league in India and asked to return home.     Shiv Sena protests in Mumbai forced the team to shift training base to Delhi, Hockey India decided to play safe and send […]

Indian army responsible for cross-border attack: Indian Media

Indian media Thursday stated Pakistan’s attack on Indian army was a reprisal to latter’s Sunday assault on farmer’s post.   The reports citing sources in New Delhi’s ministries of internal and defence affairs held Indian soldiers responsible for escalation of tensions between the two countries. The reports said that commandos from 9th Maratha Light Infantry […]

US expresses concerns over LoC violence in Kashmir

The United States expressed concerns over reports of violence across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, urging both Pakistan and India to end exchange of fire.   The State Department also reiterated its support for Pakistan and India to work on lingering Kashmir issue between them. “We have consistently supported attempts […]

India’s visit to Pakistan: BCCI rejects PCB’s offer

The Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) has dismissed Pakistan’s proposal about India’s visit to the neighboring country, Indian media reported on Monday.   According to an Indian newspaper, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf was hopeful of holding Ashes like series between India and Pakistan. However, his Indian counterpart has refused to accept […]

India wins low-scoring battle; Pakistan fails to whitewash the arch rivals

Pakistan failed to make a clean sweep of the three-match One-day International series against their arch rivals India losing the third and final ODI International by ten runs in a sensational way here at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground.   Pakistan restricted India to 167 in 43.4 overs but failed to chase the total as […]

Indian skipper MS Dhoni may miss final ODI against Pakistan: Report

Captain of the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is reportedly doubtful for the final ODI match against Pakistan to be played in New Delhi on Sunday, due to a sore back.   Having conceded the three-match series to the Greenshirts after losing the opening two clashes in Chennai and Kolkata respectively, the final match […]

Indian gang-rape victim dies in Singapore Hospital

An Indian female student, who was gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi, has died at a Singapore hospital. The 23-year-old had arrived in Singapore on Thursday after undergoing three operations in a Delhi hospital.   The attack earlier this month triggered violent public protests in India that left one police officer dead. As news […]


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