Friday , 19 April 2019

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FIR against “unidentified” IAF pilots for bombing 19 trees in Balakot

Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday registered a First Information Report against “unidentified pilots” of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for bombing and destroying 19 trees in the Balakot area, according to a media report, days after India’s preemptive strike against the Jaish-e-Mohammed’s largest terrorist training camp in the country. Please like & share: Read More »

India, Paraguay pledge to combat terrorism

PTI   Asuncion India and Paraguay have underlined the need to take firm measures against terrorism and pledged to strengthen multilateral cooperation to combat the scourge. Paraguay strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on February 14 as Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Latin American country and held talks with its leadership. ... Read More »

Musharraf admits JeM carried out attacks in India during his tenure

PTI   Islamabad Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted that Masood Azhar-led Jaish-e-Mohammed carried out attacks in India during his tenure on the instructions of the intelligence agencies. Musharraf, 75, who is currently in Dubai, said that the Pakistan government’s crackdown on the JeM, which also tried to assassinate him twice, was a good move. The JeM recently claimed ... Read More »

Lanka President takes U-turn over war crimes probe

Colombo: Taking a U-turn on Sri Lanka’s pledges to the UNHRC over war-time atrocities against Tamils, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday the country needs “space” to settle its own problems “without interference” over the issue. Please like & share: Read More »

Indian-origin woman dentist killed in Australia

MELBOURNE: A 32-year-old Indian-origin woman dentist in Australia, who went missing under mysterious circumstances, has been murdered with her body bearing numerous stab wounds found dumped in a suitcase in Sydney, police said Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Suicide blast near Afghan airport in east kills 17

Kabul: Militants in Afghanistan set off a suicide blast on Wednesday morning and stormed a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, killing at least 17 people, officials said. Please like & share: Read More »

Masood’s son, brother among 44 detained in Pak

ISLAMABAD: Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar’s son and brother were among 44 members of the banned militant outfits taken into “preventive detention,” Pakistan said Tuesday, amid mounting pressure from the global community on it to rein in the terror groups operating on its soil. Please like & share: Read More »

Pak’s Punjab province minister sacked over anti-Hindu remarks

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Punjab province government on Tuesday sacked its Information and Culture Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan over his anti-Hindu remarks that invited intense criticism from senior party leaders and the minority community. Please like & share: Read More »

China hikes defence budget by 7.5% to $177.6 billion

BEIJING: China, the world’s second largest military spender after the US, on Tuesday announced a 7.5 per cent increase in its defence budget for this year, hiking it to a whopping $177.61 billion, over three times that of India. Please like & share: Read More »