Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Rajouri: Four, including two children, killed in India; soldiers injured
The Pakistan Army has violated the ceasefire for over 60 times during the last one week by targeting over 70 civilian and forward areas along the LoC in Poonch, Rajouri, Jammu and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir, also leaving nine persons, including some army personnel, injured.
This is a dharmayudha, a righteous war between good and evil, fight it in every way, use every tool you have — military, diplomatic, communications, economic — and win it. For too long your country has languished under Pakistan’s terror assault.
It is critical to debunk the myth that Abhinandan’s release was a peace gesture by Pakistan. It was rather a desperate damage control act, given Pakistan’s fragile fiscal health and the collateral perils of escalating tensions with India at this stage.
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So, for the most part, looking back over last week’s fast developing news, we don’t know so many things about the air strikes, much like the surgical strike in 2016. The first confusion was over where Balakot was located, since there are two places with that name — one along the Indian Line of Control.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday submitted the resolution to back Prime Minister Imran Khan for the Nobel Peace Prize in the secretariat of National Assembly, the lower house of the Pakistani Parliament.
Samjhauta Express services restored as India-Pakistan tensions de-escalate; first train to run from Delhi today
The Samjhauta Express will start running from the Indian side on Sunday, while on the Pakistan side it will leave Lahore on Monday on its return journey.
US asks Pakistan if they misused F-16s against India; purchase agreement may have banned use of jets outside borders
The US is seeking more information on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by Pakistan against India in violation of the end-user agreement, the State Department has said.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi denies JeM claimed responsibility for Pulwama attack, admits 'people here' in touch with Masood Azhar
Qureshi has made repeated calls for dialogue between India and Pakistan, yet it is his contradictory and confusing stand on the terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed and the role it has played, that has proven beguiling.
Abhinandan returns: Keyboard warriors flood Twitter with dubious messages of babies named after IAF pilot
Many parents, according to Twitter, have named their babies after wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, and chose to make the announcement in similar ways.
Three of family, including 9-month-old, killed due to heavy shelling by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch
Pakistan first violated ceasefire at around 6 pm, in Nowshera, Mendhar and Krishna Ghati sectors of Rajouri and Poonch sectors of Jammu and Kashmir where rising tension between India and Pakistan has left villagers close to the Line of Control exposed to violence.
Wing Commander Abhinandan made to record video statement by Pakistan before being handed over to India
Before his return to India, Pakistan government released IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's video message to the local media in which he said as to how he was captured
IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'
Abhinandan Varthaman LIVE updates: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah-Attari border on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "The nation is proud of your exemplary courage. Our armed forces are an inspiration for 130 crore Indians," he said.
In the hours before the release of Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, on Friday, the hashtag #NobelPeacePrizeForImranKhan was trending in Pakistan on Twitter.
IAF pilot's return: Pakistani op-eds hail Imran Khan's restraint, Indian news channels quick to term it 'diplomatic victory'
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan's announcement that the captured pilot would be returned elicited jubilation on both sides. In Pakistan, thinkers claimed a diplomatic victory and lauded Imran for his meditated responses in the scenario. India too hailed this as its own victory
At OIC Summit, Sushma Swaraj's speech a diplomatic coup to put forth India's case on Pakistan to West Asia
Sushma Swaraj's presence, clearly initiated by UAE and Saudi and backed by other member countries, is seen as a major diplomatic coup and an opportunity to put forward India's case to members who represent a quarter of the global population and also represent India's 185 million Muslims in this conclave.
India-Pakistan hostility relatively lower, parties may soon amp up campaign volume before Model Code of Conduct sets in
With a lull in the Indo-Pak stalemate, political parties now have very little time to operate within, with the 2019 general elections on schedule, and the model code of conduct (MCC) set to kick in late next week.
IAF pilot to be released at Wagah-Attari border: All you need to know about the historical line between the two villages
As Wing Commander Abhinandan looks increasingly likely to return, the focus of the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan has shifted to the reported venue where the handover of the prisoner will take place, the historical Wagah-Attari border.
US welcomes Imran Khan's decision to release captured IAF pilot, urges India, Pakistan to de-escalate tensions
Pakistan detained IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Wednesday following a fierce engagement between air forces of the two sides along the Line of Control when his MiG 21 fighter jet was downed.
Daily Bulletin: Pak to release IAF pilot; Sushma to attend OIC meet in Abu Dhabi; Netanyahu may be indicted; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Wing Commander Abhinandan is set to be released by Pakistan after a tense two days' captivity; Sushma Swaraj will attend the OIC's meeting in Abu Dhabi, PM Narendra Modi will address rallies in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu; and more.