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Pakistani Military Aircraft Crashes On Training Flight, 17 Killed

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistani military aircraft on a training flight crashed in a built-up area in the garrison city of Rawalpindi early on Tuesday, killing all five crew members and 12 civilians, an army statement said. Another 12 civilians were injured in the crash, which set off a fire. Rawalpindi is close to the capital, Islamabad, and is where the headquarters of ... Read More »

Nagrota attack: Militants strike army camp; 1 jawan dead, 2 hurt in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Militants attacked an army camp in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir early morning on Tuesday, officials said. The attack reportedly started around 5.30 am with militants firing at a field regiment camp located in the garrison town of Nagrota near the headquarter’s of army’s 16 corps in the state. Two-three suicide attackers are believed to be holed up in ... Read More »

It’s spy vs spy: India, Pakistan expel a mission staffer each within hours

The already strained ties between India and Pakistan dipped further Thursday when New Delhi and Islamabad expelled a staffer each at their High Commissions, declaring them ‘persona non-grata’ in tit-for-tat action after Delhi Police said it had uncovered a spy ring involving an employee of the Pakistani mission. Both staffers were given identical deadlines to leave — by October 29. ... Read More »

Foreign Secy contradicts Defence Minister on surgical strikes claim

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday is understood to have differed with the claims of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army’s special forces across the LoC on September 29 to demolish terror camps. Briefing the parliamentary panel on external affairs, the foreign secretary was quoted by MPs as saying that, “the army ... Read More »

Brics Summit: India must note Russia is still its most important strategic partner

Russian President Vladimir Putin is commencing his four-day visit to India on Friday (14-17 October). His visit assumes significance since serious doubts have clouded, of late, on the nature of Indo-Russian relations, particularly in the wake of growing ties between Moscow and Islamabad. Putin’s visit is two-pronged. He is attending the 8th Brics summit that is being held in Goa, ... Read More »