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Srinagar, March 25: Pakistan has deployed the Chinese-made medium-range air defence missiles in several cities and military bases to prevent possible new strikes by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The development took place in the wake of IAF intrusion inside Pakistani in February, The News reported. On Saturday, Pakistani President Arif...
Srinagar: A 24-year-old Kashmiri student was assaulted by a group of four youths in AECS Layout near HAL in southeast Bengaluru on March 20, media reports said on Sunday. The victim, who does modelling to fund his studies, told Decan Herald he had no idea why he was assaulted. Absar...
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought details from the Indian envoy in Pakistan into the reported abduction of two Hindu teenaged girls and their forcible conversion to Islam on the eve of Holi in Sindh province. In a tweet, Swaraj, while tagging a media report about the incident, said she has asked the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on...
New Delhi, March 24: First proposed in 2006, the heavy lift Chinook helicopter that can transport artillery guns in high altitudes will finally be inducted into the Indian Air Force next week. Four of the 15 helicopters to be purchased will be commissioned on March 25 amid heightened tensions with...
Pakistani cricket fans are exploring options on social media to watch the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches after the government banned the telecast of the Twenty20 league in the country. In a tit for tat response to an Indian company withdrawing its production team midway through the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in UAE last month, the Pakistan government stopped IPL telecast. Even...
Two minor Hindu sisters were allegedly kidnapped and forcibly married after being converted to Islam in Pakistan's Sindh province, triggering protests by the minority community. The two girls, 13-year-old Raveena and 15-year-old Reena, were allegedly kidnapped by a group of "influential" men from their home in Ghotki district on the eve of Holi. Soon after the kidnapping,...
New Delhi: Holi is a festival of colors, as per the Hindu belief system, the festival stands for its significance as an ice breaker between the enemies, and it is said that even enemies shoo away their differences on this day. But as opposed to this understanding, this Holi...
India's former foreign secretary S Jaishankar has said China has to think what signal it is sending to the world by putting a technical hold in the UN on a proposal to list Pakistan-based terror group JeM's chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. China last week blocked for the fourth consecutive time a resolution at the UN Security Council Committee on...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan as part of the diplomatic practice of writing to heads of state or government on national days. The letter is sent to all countries with whom India has diplomatic relations. The development comes on...
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi's close confidant and chief of Indian Overseas Congress Sam Pitroda on Friday raked up the much-talked-about Indian Air Force-conducted airstrike on Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot. Raising question on the Centre's claim, Pitroda asked if at all the aerial operation killed as many...