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Pak’s anti-graft body arrests Sindh Assembly Speaker in Islamabad

Pak’s anti-graft body arrests Sindh Assembly Speaker in Islamabad

Islamabad, Feb 20:  Pakistan’s top anti-graft body on Wednesday arrested Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani from a hotel in Islamabad, triggering a strong protest from the Pakistan People’s Party which termed the detention of its senior leader as “unacceptable”. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi has accused Durrani of illegal appointments, misuse of power, […]

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Pulwama attack: Cong alleges ‘huge security lapses’, asks Modi to ‘walk the talk”

Pulwama attack: Cong alleges ‘huge security lapses’, asks Modi to ‘walk the talk”

New Delhi, Feb 19 :  The Congress on Tuesday attacked the government over the Pulwama suicide attack, alleging “huge security lapses”, and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “walk the talk”. The Congress in the last few days had avoided directly attacking the government after Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that his party is not going […]

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Pak responds to India’s arguments at ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case

Pak responds to India’s arguments at ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case

The Hague, Feb 19 :  Pakistan on Tuesday responded to India at the International Court of Justice in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, insisting that the Indian Navy officer was a “spy” and not a businessman. The four-day hearing in the Jadhav case opened Monday at the UN court headquarters in The Hague amidst heightened […]

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Convince your friend ‘Imran bhai’ to act against terrorists: Digvijaya to Sidhu

Convince your friend ‘Imran bhai’ to act against terrorists: Digvijaya to Sidhu

New Delhi, Feb 19 :  Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday urged Navjot Singh Sidhu, engulfed in a political row over remarks following the Pulwama attack, to convince his “friend” and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to act against “terrorists”. Singh’s tongue in cheek remarks come amid the controversy over Sidhu’s comments after the […]

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Kolkata, Feb 19 :  A teacher of a reputed school has resigned after protests erupted over one of his Facebook posts, which did not favour describing the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack as “martyrs”. Chitradeep Som, a 36-year-old history teacher, said the school forced him to quit for his February 15 post, questioning […]

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AMU students end agitation after assurance from varsity officials

AMU students end agitation after assurance from varsity officials

Aligarh (UP), Feb 19 :  Students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ended their six-day-old agitation here to protest against the booking of 14 students under sedition charges, after a meeting between varsity administration, district officials and leaders of the students’ union. The dharna ended midnight on Monday after the agitating students were assured by […]

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Pulwama attack shows time for talks over, hesitation to act against terror akin to encouraging it:PM

Pulwama attack shows time for talks over, hesitation to act against terror akin to encouraging it:PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Pulwama terror attack has shown that time for talks is over and hesitation to take action against terrorism and those who support it is akin to encouraging the menace. Without naming Pakistan, Modi, after holding delegation-level talks with Argentine President Mauricio Macri […]

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Pakistan calls back envoy from India for ‘consultations’

Pakistan calls back envoy from India for ‘consultations’

Islamabad, Feb 18 :  In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan Monday called back its High Commissioner from India for “consultations” amid heightened bilateral tensions after the Pulwama suicide attack, days after New Delhi asked its envoy in Islamabad to return. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said envoy Sohail Mahmood left New Delhi on Monday morning. “We […]

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Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India accuses Pakistan of misusing ICJ for propaganda

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India accuses Pakistan of misusing ICJ for propaganda

The Hague, Feb 18 :  India on Monday accused Pakistan of misusing the International Court of Justice for propaganda as the top UN court began a four-day public hearing in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage. India, during the first day of the hearing, […]

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Pak, Saudi hold business conference to boost economic ties

Pak, Saudi hold business conference to boost economic ties

Islamabad, Feb 18 :  Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Monday held a joint business conference to strengthen bilateral economic ties, a day after they signed seven agreements worth USD 20 billion to promote trade and investment in the cash-strapped South Asian country. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who is also Saudi Arabia’s defence minister, arrived […]