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After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

20 Dec 2019

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

India dropped bomb at Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan tries instigating violence

08 Nov 2019

India dropped bomb at Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan tries instigating violence

The Kartarpur Corridor was supposed to give Indian Sikhs easy access to the Gurudwara, situated in Pakistan. But the country is using it to further its propaganda and fan separatist sentiments.

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan takes U-turn, says Sikhs will need passports

07 Nov 2019

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan takes U-turn, says Sikhs will need passports

Days after Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sikh pilgrims will not require passports for visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara, the "top brass" of the country "undid" his order.

Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi caught masturbating in video chat

02 Nov 2019

Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi caught masturbating in video chat

A purported obscene video of Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi is going viral on social media. The video, which allegedly shows Afridi masturbating on a video call, was shared by a Twitter account previously believed to belong to TikTok star Hareem Shah.

JeM's launch pads destroyed, 18 terrorists killed by Indian Army

23 Oct 2019

JeM's launch pads destroyed, 18 terrorists killed by Indian Army

The Indian Army has managed to inflict serious damage on terrorists, who enjoy the support of Pakistani forces.

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

11 Oct 2019

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

When Defense Minister Rajnath Singh went to France this week to officially receive the first Rafale jet, he perhaps didn't expect that he would be criticized by many back home for performing pooja on the high-tech jet.

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

04 Aug 2019

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

Following the Indian Army's offer to Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders, including one Pakistani commando and four terrorists, shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir's Keran sector, Islamabad refused to accept their bodies.

Pakistan military spokesperson shares fake video to discredit Balakot strikes

28 Jul 2019

Pakistan military spokesperson shares fake video to discredit Balakot strikes

In February, the Indian Air Force eliminated Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps located in Balakot, Pakistan, by conducting airstrikes.

In a rare move, Pakistan agrees to cut military budget

05 Jun 2019

In a rare move, Pakistan agrees to cut military budget

As Pakistan is facing a mounting economic crisis, the country's military has agreed to cut its budget for the next fiscal year.

43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot

11 Apr 2019

43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot

On Wednesday, Pakistan took a bunch of international media personnel and foreign diplomats to a seminary in Balakot, which was attacked by Indian Air Force jets on February 26.

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

09 Apr 2019

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

In what can be seen as yet another confirmation from Centre on the success of Balakot strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Pakistan itself shared proofs of the operation.

F-16 kill: IAF presents radar images, but Pakistan denies claims

09 Apr 2019

F-16 kill: IAF presents radar images, but Pakistan denies claims

On Monday, the Pakistani Army continued to remain in a state of denial as it reiterated that Indian Air Force (IAF) didn't shoot down an F-16 jet in the February 27 dogfight.

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, says Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

08 Apr 2019

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, says Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor held a press briefing on Monday in which he confirmed that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an F-16 jet of PAF on February 27.

Dismissing US report, IAF proves Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

06 Apr 2019

Dismissing US report, IAF proves Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday reiterated its claim that a Pakistani F-16 jet was shot down during aerial combat on February 27 near Nowshera area.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on the latest India-Pakistan episode

02 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on the latest India-Pakistan episode

While the India-Pakistan relations have always been strained, a series of latest events triggered by the Pulwama attack escalated tensions between both the countries.

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

28 Feb 2019

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

The government asked Pakistan to ensure an immediate and safe return of an IAF pilot the neighboring country captured after air combat on Wednesday morning.

Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government

27 Feb 2019

Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.

Indo-Pak tension: Government withdraws order, operations in eight airports resume

27 Feb 2019

Indo-Pak tension: Government withdraws order, operations in eight airports resume

Hours after the government ordered to shut operations in eight airports of Northern India, the directive was withdrawn.

India rejects Pakistan's claim of "shooting" down jets, "capturing" pilot

27 Feb 2019

India rejects Pakistan's claim of "shooting" down jets, "capturing" pilot

Minutes after Pakistan claimed it had shot down two IAF jets and imprisoned a pilot, India rejected the theory, and said "all our pilots are accounted for".

India Strikes Back: IAF's successful operation lauded by politicians

26 Feb 2019

India Strikes Back: IAF's successful operation lauded by politicians

In a huge overnight operation, Indian Air Force completely destroyed terror camps in Pakistan days after Jaish-e-Mohammed executed the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.

We are Indians: CRPF slams report on caste of martyrs

23 Feb 2019

We are Indians: CRPF slams report on caste of martyrs

Slamming an atrocious media report which put caste stamps on martyrs of the February 14 attack, CRPF spokesperson on Friday said soldiers identified themselves as Indians and weren't confined to the decisiveness of caste, color, and religion.

Pakistan claims to have destroyed second 'Indian spy quadcopter'

03 Jan 2019

Pakistan claims to have destroyed second 'Indian spy quadcopter'

The Pakistan Army yesterday claimed to have shot down a second "Indian spy quadcopter" flying over the Pakistani side of the Line of Control.

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'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.

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.