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After Pakistan captivity, Indians soldier wants to quit the army

21 May 2018

After Pakistan captivity, Indians soldier wants to quit the army

More than 18 months after crossing the LoC into Pakistan and getting captured, Indian soldier Chandu Chavan has expressed his desire to quit the Indian Army.

Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

06 May 2018

Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

The Pakistani military leadership led by Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is reaching out to India because it has realized that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with New Delhi, a Pakistani analyst said in a British think-tank commentary.

Pakistan hikes military spending in chaotic budget session

29 Apr 2018

Pakistan hikes military spending in chaotic budget session

Pakistan Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has, in a chaotic budget session, announced a large hike in military spending for the next fiscal year.

J&K: Two Army jawans killed in Pakistan shelling along LoC

10 Apr 2018

J&K: Two Army jawans killed in Pakistan shelling along LoC

Two Army jawans were killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and shelled mortars at the forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Indian cricketers join hands against Afridi over Kashmir tweet

05 Apr 2018

Indian cricketers join hands against Afridi over Kashmir tweet

In the two days since Shahid Afridi made a tweet on Kashmir, several of his Indian peers have hit back at the former Pakistani cricket captain.

Five of a family killed in Pakistani shelling in Poonch

18 Mar 2018

Five of a family killed in Pakistani shelling in Poonch

At least five civilians were killed and two injured when Pakistan opened fire along the LoC in Balakote sector of J&K's Poonch district this morning.

Indian Army kills 7 Pakistani soldiers in 'retaliatory firing'

15 Jan 2018

Indian Army kills 7 Pakistani soldiers in 'retaliatory firing'

On Indian Army Day, forces killed seven Pakistani soldiers in "retaliatory action" along the LoC in Jammu's Poonch.

Pakistan rejects India's claims of cross-border raid killing 3 troops

29 Dec 2017

Pakistan rejects India's claims of cross-border raid killing 3 troops

The Pakistan Army has rejected claims that Indian forces crossed the Line of Control and killed three Pakistani troops in a revenge operation.

Heightened India-Pakistan tension over Jadhav, soldiers' killing

27 Dec 2017

Heightened India-Pakistan tension over Jadhav, soldiers' killing

Last year, India-Pakistan relations were tense. Friction had risen after the January'16 Pathankot attack, which was followed by the Burhan Wani fallout, Uri attack, "surgical strikes", increased ceasefire violations and terror activities.

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

26 Dec 2017

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

The Indian Army last night carried out raids across the LoC in Pooch of J&K, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers.

J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC

25 Dec 2017

J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC

Even as Rajouri remained tense a day after ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its army resorted to unprovoked firing yet again yesterday along the LoC in Poonch district of J&K.

Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed

24 Dec 2017

Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed

One Major and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed as the Pakistani Army, in yet another ceasefire violation, opened fire on the Line of Control in Keri sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Pak Army chief backs improvement in ties with India

21 Dec 2017

Pak Army chief backs improvement in ties with India

In a surprising move, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has urged his nation's civilian government to try improving ties with India.

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

20 Dec 2017

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa has said he'll resign if the Pakistani military was found to be involved in the Faizabad sit-in protests which paralyzed capital Islamabad for weeks.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

11 Dec 2017

Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

The Gujarat elections' slugfest has veered in a different direction after Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar called PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person.

Modi alleges "secret meeting" between Aiyar and Pakistan officials

10 Dec 2017

Modi alleges "secret meeting" between Aiyar and Pakistan officials

Ahead of the second phase of polling in the Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi has upped the ante against the Congress.

Pakistan deploys army in Islamabad after protests turn violent

26 Nov 2017

Pakistan deploys army in Islamabad after protests turn violent

The Pakistan government had to call in the army to restore law and order after clashes between hardline religious groups and the police in Islamabad resulted in the death and injury of 6 and over 200 people respectively.

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

07 Nov 2017

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes, attacks on nuclear installations

06 Oct 2017

Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes, attacks on nuclear installations

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has warned India against conducting any surgical strikes in its territory or targeting its nuclear installations.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

06 Oct 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

The Pakistani Army said it's close to reaching a decision on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy petition.

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; 3 killed, 8 injured

02 Oct 2017

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; 3 killed, 8 injured

Pakistani forces opened fire and hurled mortars targeting several border villages and Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir

02 Aug 2017

Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan is "indebted" to all-weather ally China for its "unflinching support" over the Kashmir issue, the Nuclear Suppliers Group's expansion and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Sharif says Clinton offered $5bn to not carry nuclear tests

20 Jul 2017

Sharif says Clinton offered $5bn to not carry nuclear tests

PM Nawaz Sharif said if he hadn't cared about Pakistan, he would've accepted $5 billion from US President Bill Clinton for not carrying out nuclear tests in 1998.

Won't step back, India warns Pakistan over ceasefire violations

18 Jul 2017

Won't step back, India warns Pakistan over ceasefire violations

While holding DGMO- level talks on Monday, Lt General AK Bhatt issued a strict warning to Pakistan over ceasefire violation along the LoC.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

17 Jul 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.

6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

17 Jul 2017

6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

A six-year-old girl Sajida Kafeel and an army personnel were killed while a civilian was injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC on Monday.

Nawaz Sharif's ouster could strengthen Pak army, India worried

13 Jul 2017

Nawaz Sharif's ouster could strengthen Pak army, India worried

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has suffered a serious setback after it was revealed that his daughter and supposed heir apparent Maryam Sharif, had concealed ownership of the family's offshore assets and business interests.

Pakistan Bahawalpur oil tanker fire: Death toll reaches 165

29 Jun 2017

Pakistan Bahawalpur oil tanker fire: Death toll reaches 165

The death toll in Pakistan's Bahawalpur oil tanker fire has gone up to 165, with five more people succumbing to their injuries today, including the driver.

What had happened?

25 Jun 2017

What had happened?

An oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur in Pakistan's Punjab province on 25th June The tanker skidded and toppled and the people rushed to collect the fuel that was leaking.

Pakistan BAT team carried daggers, cameras to record terror attack

24 Jun 2017

Pakistan BAT team carried daggers, cameras to record terror attack

Senior Indian Army officials said the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) that crossed the LoC into Poonch, J&K, on June 22 and killed two Indian troops comprised of both militants and Pakistani special forces members.

Kulbhushan Jadhav files second mercy petition with Pakistan Army Chief

23 Jun 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav files second mercy petition with Pakistan Army Chief

Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, has filed a mercy petition with Pakistan Army chief, General Qamar Jawed Bajwa.

Pakistan asks India about its missing ex-army official

01 Jun 2017

Pakistan asks India about its missing ex-army official

For the first time, Pakistan has officially raised with India the issue of its former officer Lt Col Mohammed Habib Zahir, who reportedly went missing from Nepal on April 6.

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

27 May 2017

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

Security has been stepped up in Delhi-NCR and across India after intelligence reports that about 20 Lashkar-E-Taiba men have infiltrated into the country with the help of Pakistan's ISI.

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

26 May 2017

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

Intelligence inputs have warned anti-terror agencies in major cities against a possible Lashkar strike, as about 20-21 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have reportedly entered India with the intention of carrying out an attack.

Pakistani media told to not broadcast unverifiable news about Army

13 May 2017

Pakistani media told to not broadcast unverifiable news about Army

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), issued a statement warning to all the TV channels against broadcasting unverified news or interpretations about the Pakistan Army.

Nawaz Sharif at mercy of Pakistan army

08 May 2017

Nawaz Sharif at mercy of Pakistan army

The recent beheadings of 2 Indian soldiers by Pakistani army forces indicates that the Pakistan army does not wish to play by Nawaz Sharif's rule book.

12-year-old from PoK nabbed near LoC in J&K

06 May 2017

12-year-old from PoK nabbed near LoC in J&K

A 12-year-old boy from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir was nabbed when he crossed over to the Indian side along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Evidence of "active participation" by Pakistan in soldiers' mutilation: Jaitley

04 May 2017

Evidence of "active participation" by Pakistan in soldiers' mutilation: Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley rejected Pakistan's denial of involvement in the mutilation of two Indian soldiers, saying circumstances point to "active participation" by their army.

India: Blood trail is evidence of Pak role in beheadings

03 May 2017

India: Blood trail is evidence of Pak role in beheadings

Foreign secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit that there was a blood trail that proved that the perpetrators of the beheadings of Indian soldiers along the LoC were from Pakistan.

DGMO calls soldiers' mutilation a 'dastardly' act, Pakistan denies involvement

03 May 2017

DGMO calls soldiers' mutilation a 'dastardly' act, Pakistan denies involvement

In a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, the director general of military operations (DGMO) of India condemned the mutilation of the 2 Indian soldiers, calling it "dastardly and inhuman."