Sunday, 18 August 2019

Tag Archives: India

India ‘undermined’ Pakistan’s nuclear threat: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Mini-ster Narendra Modi lost his marbles after he said Sunday that India had called Pakistan’s nuclear “bluff” in recent cross-border air strikes that almost triggered a new war between the rivals. Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have made national security the focus of ...

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India election 2019: Voting begins in world’s largest election

NEW DELHI: Indians have turned out in big numbers to vote in the first phase of mammoth general elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term. The first phase covers an electorate of 142 million voters across 20 states and federal territories, who will decide the fate of ...

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Not bothered about Indian Team: Sarfraz Ahmed

ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said he is least bothered for the Men in Blue if they do not want to play green-shirts in the ICC World Cup 2019 saying Pakistan team will give outstanding performance in the extravaganza. Speaking at a press conference here at a local hotel, he said ...

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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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