Pak captures Indian soldier, kills 8 at LoC overnight: Report

Pak captures Indian soldier, kills 8 at LoC overnight: Report

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan army said on Thursday that it captured an Indian army soldier and killed eight others in retaliation to “India’s firing at the first line of defence at the Line of Control (LoC) at Tatta Pani”, Dawn newspaper reported. The capture and the casualties sustained occurred when the Indian army opened fire across […]

Indian envoy summoned

Indian envoy summoned

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan foreign office summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawaleon in Islamabad and handed over to him a protest note. According to a Foreign Office statement, “Pakistan strongly condemns unprovoked ceasefire violations at LoC by Indian forces, which is a continuation of a pattern of cease fire violations committed by the Indian forces. The valiant […]

Villages along IB in Punjab evacuated, schools closed in 9 Jammu zones

Villages along IB in Punjab evacuated, schools closed in 9 Jammu zones

Srinagar: Punjab villages near the International Border (IB) have been told to evacuate, Hindustan Times reported. Amritsar DC Varun Roojam conducted a meeting to discuss further plan of action following orders of the evacuation within a 10 km radius from the IB. Messages have been conveyed to village sarpanches and local officers to start the […]

Panic grips Gurez as residents fear war

Panic grips Gurez as residents fear war

Bandipora: Residents of the border area of Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district have witnessed extraordinary movement of the army, 80 kilometers from here. The movement, amid reports of the army’s surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC), has gripped the area in panic with people fearing imminent artillery shelling. Talking to Kashmir Reader […]

Students’ protests spread in JK

Students’ protests spread in JK

Srinagar: Students in several parts of the valley demonstrated on Thursday against the killing and maiming of people during the raging uprising and condemned the state government’s decision to conduct class 10 and 12 examinations next month. Students of the Government Medical College demonstrated at Shaheed Afzal Guru Park, holding placards that read “every second […]

India shared only piece of paper on Uri attack: Pak

India shared only piece of paper on Uri attack: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan today claimed that India has not shared any evidence about the assault on an army camp in Uri town in Kashmir that left 18 Indian soldiers dead and accused India of blaming others for terror attacks. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan would wait for any investigation by India into the Uri […]

India has right to respond to attack on sovereignty: Bangladesh

Dhaka: India has “all legal and globally accepted right” to respond to any attack on her sovereignty and territory, Bangladesh said today after Indian Army carried out surgical strikes against terror bases across the LoC but called for “restraint” from all sides. “India has got all legal, internationally accepted right to make a response to […]

India, Pak reach out to WB on Indus Water Treaty

WASHINGTON: The World Bank which had mediated the Indus Water Treaty has said that India and Pakistan have approached the financial body on the deal and it was “responding in its limited, procedural role as set out in the treaty”. “India and Pakistan have informed the World Bank that each has initiated proceedings pursuant to […]