LoC on fire for third consecutive day in Jammu

LoC on fire for third consecutive day in Jammu

Jammu: The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day by shelling forward areas and posts along the LoC with mortar bombs in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors Tuesday, officials said. Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the Line of Control (LoC) this year. “There was continuous ceasefire violation as the Pakistani […]

‘UAE played crucial role in reducing Indo-Pak tensions’

‘UAE played crucial role in reducing Indo-Pak tensions’

New Delhi: The UAE played an important role in reducing tensions between India and Pakistan, the Gulf nation’s ambassador here said on Monday. Ahmed Al Banna, however, clarified the UAE did not mediate between the two countries and that the aim of its efforts was to decrease the tension. “The UAE played an important role […]

India-Pak tensions to figure in Qureshi-Wang talks: China

India-Pak tensions to figure in Qureshi-Wang talks: China

Beijing: China said on Monday that tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama attack would figure in the first strategic dialogue between Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday. Qureshi is visiting China, days after Beijing for the fourth time blocked a bid in the United Nations (UN) […]

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other: Report

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other: Report

Washington: The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said. At one stage, India threatened to fire at least six missiles at Pakistan, and Islamabad said […]

India won’t escalate situation with Pak: Swaraj

India won’t escalate situation with Pak: Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said she conveyed to several countries post Pulwama attack that India will not escalate the situation with Pakistan but if there is any other attack from that country, then it will not remain silent. In an address at a think tank on Modi government’s foreign policy, she […]

‘Threat of further escalation between India, Pak over’

‘Threat of further escalation between India, Pak over’

Islamabad: The threat of further escalation between India and Pakistan after the Pulwama attack is over, an internal assessment of the Pakistan government has concluded. The Express Tribune reported that the assessment was shared by a senior official on Monday in a background briefing on the current state of relations between the two neighbouring countries. […]

Modi has telephonic talks with Erdogan, UAE Crown Prince

Modi has telephonic talks with Erdogan, UAE Crown Prince

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday held separate telephonic conversations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, while Saudi Arabia’s junior foreign minister called on him — engagements which came in the backdrop of escalating tensions between India and Pakistan. It was not immediately known […]

A Yearning for Peace

A Yearning for Peace

Rameez Bhat The abyss I am in just makes me wonder how from the timeline of remembrance and the memory of the people who just were in this world just to let people (us) deconstruct as what was coming which is hovering every time over us now and then. The contentment and the beauty (from […]

Indo-Pak exchange fire along LoC in Sunderbani area of Rajouri

Indo-Pak exchange fire along LoC in Sunderbani area of Rajouri

Jammu: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday, a defence spokesperson said. At about 6.00 pm, Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms in Sunderbani sector, he said. The spokesperson said the Indian Army is retaliating strongly […]

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