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Tag Archives: India

Trump says Washington to terminate India, Turkey duty-free status

WASHINGTON: The United States will terminate India’s duty-free status after it failed to provide the United States access to its markets, US President Donald Trump said in a letter to Congress. “I am providing notice of my intent to terminate the designation of India as a beneficiary developing country under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) ...

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Expert debunks Indian claims of shooting down Pakistan’s F-16

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Indian claims of shooting down a Pakistan F-16 jet along the Line of Control (LoC) during the recent standoff between the two neighbouring countries have been debunked by an investigative website, Bellingcat. The website, which is known for its accurate analysis of war zones, exposed the India’s false claims ...

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Pakistan to boycott OIC meeting if its invitation to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not attend the OIC talks if the invitation to India is not rescinded, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told parliamentarians on Friday morning. During a joint session of parliament he said that he had, in line with the House’s joint resolution, written to the OIC and said ...

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Pakistan set to release Indian pilot as ‘peace gesture’

Abhinandan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan Thursday announced to release captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan today (Friday) as a ‘gesture of peace’. However, in the same breath he warned India that any ‘miscalculation’ may prove disastrous for the whole region. “Do not misconstrue Pakistan’s desire for ...

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Tension between nuclear-armed neighbors in South Asia

The latest confrontation between India and Pakistan involving tit-for-tat air raids has heightened tensions in South Asia. To begin with, the suicide attack on a paramilitary convoy in Kashmir by Islamist extremist group Jaish-e-Mohammad killed more than 40 troopers on February 14. Tensions peaked when Indian Air Force launched airstrike ...

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Pakistan Air Force downs two Indian fighter jets, 2 pilots arrested

RAWALPINDI: In a response to Indian Line of Control (LoC) violation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has destroyed two Indian fighter jets on Wednesday morning. According to details, the wreckage of one aircraft fell in Central Kashmir’s Budgam while the other’s in Pakistan territory. Two of the pilots have been killed ...

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Pakistan says ‘will respond’ to Indian air raids on its territory

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says it reserves the right to respond to Indian air raids on its territory early on Tuesday morning and has called a meeting of its top nuclear command authority, as tensions peak between the South Asian neighbours. Indian air attacks struck near the northern Pakistani village of Jaba, witnesses ...

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