India outraged over Hafiz Saeed’s release

India outraged over Hafiz Saeed’s release

New Delhi: India on Thursday expressed outrage over the imminent release of Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed from house arrest, calling it an attempt by Pakistan to “mainstream proscribed terrorists and a reflection of its continuing support to non-state actors”. In a strong reaction, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Saeed’s release confirmed once […]

Pak board orders Hafiz Saeed’s release

Pak board orders Hafiz Saeed’s release

Lahore: A Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province on Tuesday ordered the release Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been under house arrest since January. Rejecting the government’s plea to extend his detention for another three months, the board ordered Saeed’s release. “The government is ordered to release JuD chief Hafiz Saeed if […]

Terrain, weather, tactics help militants infiltrate LoC: army officer

Terrain, weather, tactics help militants infiltrate LoC: army officer

Srinagar: Cloud cover, perilous terrain, and inefficacy of the technological counter-infiltration equipment in extreme weather conditions have enabled militants to sneak across the 800-km-long Line of Control (LoC) this year, a senior army official told Kashmir Reader. Sharing a few details on why militants have been able to cross the LoC, the official, who wished […]

Pak NSA accuses India of creating ‘two-front situation’

Pak NSA accuses India of creating ‘two-front situation’

Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua on Saturday accused India of creating a “two-front situation” for Pakistan, saying such a policy would be detrimental for regional peace and stability. His statement came during his talks with visiting Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan and Pakistan Markus Potzel who was accompanied by German Ambassador […]

Two civilians killed from firing by Indian troops: PaK

Two civilians killed from firing by Indian troops: PaK

Srinagar: Pakistan on Friday said that a 55-year-old woman and a 52-year-old man were killed and five other civilians, including a teenage girl, injured in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) when Indian troops allegedly resorted to “unprovoked” shelling across the Line of Control (LoC). “They (Indian troops) started shelling at about 7am without any provocation. Shelling continued […]

A Ritual Rinsed of Meaning

A Ritual Rinsed of Meaning

India and Pakistan’s iterated and repeated use of the word “peace” has now become a ritual rinsed of meaning. Both countries in various forums call for peace between the two. But, the prosaic reality is that what exists between India and Pakistan is “ Cold Peace”. The reasons actually pertain to the conflict in and […]

Pak must prevent militants from operating on its soil: US Gen

Pak must prevent militants from operating on its soil: US Gen

ISLAMABAD: In a blunt message to Pakistan, a top US general has told the country’s military leadership that Islamabad must prevent militants from operating within its soil and across its borders to bring in security and stability in the region. US Central Command (Centcom) Commander General Joseph Votel, who was here on a two-day visit, […]

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