Khwaja Asif

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Pakistan gets three-month reprieve from inclusion in terrorist-financing watch-list

22 Feb 2018

Pakistan gets three-month reprieve from inclusion in terrorist-financing watch-list

Pakistan has momentarily succeeded in escaping inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list. This list includes countries that are deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations.

India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

24 Mar 2017

India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

After media reports on Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit reiterating support for Kashmir's "freedom struggle", India External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said it is "tantamount to interference in our internal affairs".

India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

21 Mar 2017

India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

Nuclear expert Vipin Narang of MIT said India may shelve its "no first use" policy if Pakistan appeared likely to use the weapons first.

Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

06 Mar 2017

Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

The National Fishworkers Forum reported that Pakistan had apprehended 94 Indian fishermen and seized 17 boats off the Gujarat coast in two days.

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

01 Mar 2017

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

In a gesture of good-will, India will release 39 Pakistanis who are currently lodged in Indian jails. Of these, 21 are prisoners who have completed their sentences, while 18 are fishermen who strayed into Indian waters.

Army gives evidence of surgical strikes

15 Oct 2016

Army gives evidence of surgical strikes

In a first-ever occurrence, the political parties were briefed by the Army, wherein, it was confirmed that Army units had indeed crossed the Line of Control and carried out the surgical strikes.

BSF post attacked by militants in Baramulla

03 Oct 2016

BSF post attacked by militants in Baramulla

Terrorists carried out an attempted attack on two camps belonging to Rashtriya Rifles and the BSF, located on the banks of the Jhelum.

India targeted terror camps across LoC: DGMO

29 Sep 2016

India targeted terror camps across LoC: DGMO

India's Director General of Military Operations confirmed that India targeted several terror camps across the LoC last night, inflicting "heavy casualties", without letting out further details.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Nowgam

29 Sep 2016

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Nowgam

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Nowgam district today, targeting Indian posts this morning; full details are not yet available.

Indian Army kills 10 terrorists in Uri

20 Sep 2016

Indian Army kills 10 terrorists in Uri

Two days after 18 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on the army base in Uri, Indian Army killed 10 terrorists on 20th September, 2016.

Uri terror attack leaves 17 soldiers killed, 19 injured

18 Sep 2016

Uri terror attack leaves 17 soldiers killed, 19 injured

Four heavily armed terrorists, known as fidayeen, or a suicide squad, killed 17 soldiers and left 19 critically injured at a terror attack at the army's administrative base in Uri.