Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: India

Pakistan releases 100 Indians from prison

WAGAH:  Pakistan released 100 Indian prisoners out of 360 upon the completion of their sentences. They entered India through Attari-Wagah border on Monday afternoon after completing due formalities. Last week, India had sent a note verbale to Pakistan, urging Islamabad to make necessary arrangements for the immediate release and repatriation ...

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All Pakistan F-16s counted, none missing: US report

WASHINGTON: India’s claim of shooting down a Pakistani F-16 in February has been challenged as a report citing unnamed US officials said that all US-supplied fighter jets to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) have been counted and none is missing. The report in the American Foreign Policy journal said that ...

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Bushra Ansari sings a peace anthem to reduce Indo-Pak tensions

LOLLYWOOD: Bushra Ansari the versatile actress, singer and comedian has produced her very own peace anthem to reduce the tensions between the arch rivals India and Pakistan. The song ‘Humsaye Maa Jaye’ gives a message of love and peace instead of the brewing political hate campaign initiated by neighboring India. ...

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‘Pakistan defeated India in hybrid war’, admits India’s ex-general

LONDON: India’s former corps commander on Friday admitted that Pakistan had outclassed India in the battlefield of hybrid war. Former Indian corps commander Syed Ata Hasnain has admitted that Islamabad had defeated New Delhi in hybrid war. Addressing a British think tank, the Indian general said that they [India] should learn from ...

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NASA terms India space weapon test ‘terrible’, ‘unacceptable’

WASHINGTON: The head of NASA on Monday branded India’s destruction of one of its satellites a “terrible thing” that had created 400 pieces of orbital debris and led to new dangers for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Jim Bridenstine was addressing employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

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NASA criticizes India’s ASAT missile test

WASHINGTON: The Head of NASA, Jim Bridenstine says India’s negative activities are not compatible with future of human spaceflight. Addressing employees of National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington, Bridenstine said India shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test to prove it was among the world’s advanced space ...

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India moves tanks, troops to Rajasthan, Punjab borders

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has started a major mobilisation of military tanks and deployed troops along the international border in Rajasthan and Punjab, Times of India reported. Armoured formations from Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh were deployed to border outposts, the report said. The development comes amid reports of ...

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Pilots of India’s Jet Airways defer strike, seek salary dues

NEW DELHI: The pilots’ union of India’s troubled Jet Airways said on Sunday it will give the carrier’s new management two weeks to clear unpaid salaries, deferring its plan to take strike action. Jet has delayed payments to pilots, suppliers and lessors for months and defaulted on loans after racking ...

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Brian Lara hopes for India-Pakistan final at 2019 World Cup

DUBAI: West Indies icon Brian Lara picked India as the favourites entering the 2019 World Cup in England and said he would like to see a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy – a final clash between India and Pakistan. While sporting relations between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time low following escalation ...

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India records 2.15m new TB patients in 2018

MUMBAI: India notified 2.15 million new tuberculosis patients in 2018, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has said. The ministry said in a release on Sunday, the World TB Day, that the initiatives taken by the public and private sector have resulted in an increase from 25 percent to ...

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