BSF soldier injured in sniper fire from across LoC in Kashmir

BSF soldier injured in sniper fire from across LoC in Kashmir

Srinagar: A BSF soldier was Tuesday seriously injured after he was hit by a Pakistani sniper fire from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tangdhar, officials said. They said the soldier was deployed at a forward defended location (FDL) along the LoC in the area, when a sniper shot hit him in […]

Militants fire at force’s vehicle near IAF station in south Kashmir

Militants fire at force’s vehicle near IAF station in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants fired at a vehicle of the government forces near the Indian Air Force station in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, followed by a brief exchange of fire on Tuesday, police said. “There was a brief exchange of fire near Malangpora Air Force station after security forces retaliated,” police said, adding that the area had […]

China wooing Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects: Report

China wooing Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects: Report

Islamabad: China has been wooing Baloch militants by quietly holding talks with them for over five years in an attempt to protect the $60 billion infrastructure projects it is financing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to a media report. Pakistan’s daily Dawn on Tuesday cited a report by the Financial Times […]

Pak refuses to disclose details of fresh troops deployment in Saudi

Pak refuses to disclose details of fresh troops deployment in Saudi

Islamabad: Pakistan government has refused to provide details of its decision to send over 1,000 soldiers to its close-ally Saudi Arabia for deployment, prompting Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani to threaten Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir with “contempt of parliament proceedings”. Pakistan Army announced on February 15 the decision to send troops to Saudi Arabia on a […]

Pak summons Indian diplomat over death of 8-year-old boy in cross-border firing

Pak summons Indian diplomat over death of 8-year-old boy in cross-border firing

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh to condemn the “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the Line of Control which killed an 8-year-old boy. Pakistan’s foreign ministry claimed that the boy, Ayan Zahid, was killed after Indian troops opened fire yesterday in Khuiratta Sector in the PaK. Director General […]

Iran teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains

Iran teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains

Tehran: Iranian search teams found the wreckage Tuesday of a plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier with 66 people on board, a spokesman said. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared in the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran. After two days of heavy snow […]

Policeman among 4 held for drug peddling in Jammu

Policeman among 4 held for drug peddling in Jammu

Jammu: Four alleged drug peddlers, including a police constable, were arrested in separate operations along with heroin and other contraband in Jammu, a senior police officer said Tuesday. Head Constable Fida Hussain, a resident of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, was arrested during vehicle checking at Gandhi Nagar after 600 grams of heroin, worth lakhs of […]

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