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Top LeT Militant, Aide Get Life Sentence In Murder Case

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives, including a Pakistani, were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for killing a civilian in Kashmir’s Sopore district. The civilian, Suhail Ahamd Sofi, was gunned down by the two militants in March 2013. Sofi was a resident of Dobgah village in Sopore. Senior police officer Imtiyaz Hussain […]

Pakistani Hindu Refugees In Delhi Lend Support To CAA

New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the people to support the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Hindu refugees from Pakistan gathered in the heart of the national capital, Connaught Place, to run a signature campaign in support of the CAA. Standing right outside gate number 1 of the Rajiv Chowk metro station, […]

We didn't lose any Su-30 jet; Pakistan's claims false: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: India did not lose any Su-30 fighter jet during a dogfight with Pakistani jets on February 27, the government said here on Tuesday and added Pakistan was making “false claims” to hide the loss of a F-16 aircraft. “All the Su-30 aircraft engaged in combat with Pakistani fighter jets landed back safely. Pakistan […]

UK drops demand that women forced into marriage pay for rescue

London: British women forced into marriages abroad, mostly Pakistanis, will no longer be required to repay the government for the cost of helping them escape, according to the Foreign Secretary. Instead, the government will use court orders to try to recover expenses for parts of the women’s rescue, like flights home and short-term shelter, from […]

Pakistani helicopter violates Indian air space

Jammu: A Pakistani helicopter violated Indian air space today in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector but a Defence Ministry spokesman said it was likely a civilian chopper. Spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Anand said here that the Pakistani chopper, flying very high, committed the violation at 12.10 p.m. Indian troops fired at the helicopter with small […]

Pakistani security forces foil major terror bid in Balochistan

Islamabad: Pakistani security forces foiled a major terrorist bid in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition during an operation, officials said on Tuesday. According to paramilitary Frontier Corps Balochistan spokesperson, the forces carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Kohlu, a district in Balochistan province. During the operation, huge […]

Punjab Sikh woman pilgrim converts to Islam, remarries in Pakistan

Chandigarh: A Sikh woman pilgrim from Hoshiarpur district has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based Pakistan national, reports reaching her family in Punjab have indicated. Her old father-in-law, Tarsem Singh, alleged on Thursday that his daughter-in-law could have fallen into the hands of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and may have been forced to […]

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Three Pakistani 'fidayeen' killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A major terror attack was averted after three Pakistani ‘fidayeen’ were shot dead in a gunfight in a forested area near the border town of Uri in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. “All three Pakistani fidayeen terrorists were killed in Uri area of Baramulla district,” said a police officer said. Director General […]

US files denaturalization complaints against one Indian, two Pakistanis

Washington: The US today filed denaturalization complaints in a federal court against an Indian man and two Pakistanis who allegedly obtained their naturalized American citizenship by fraud. The three allegedly concealed their prior orders of exclusion and deportation under different identities than the identity under which they naturalized, the US Department of Justice and US […]

Malala Yousafzai gets into Oxford University

London: Pakistani Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will be studying in Oxford University. “So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students — the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!” Malala tweeted on Thursday, along with a screen shot of her acceptance into the prestigious university. The 20-year-old will study philosophy, […]

Kashmir border calm but villagers stay away

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir border was quiet Sunday, a day after Pakistani shelling killed two Indian soldiers and a civilian and forced hundreds to flee their homes along the frontier.