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US task force to check on Pakistan’s terror-funding tap

Frustrated by Islamabad’s continued refusal to sever ties with jihadist networks, US President Donald Trump’s administration has begun to evolve a full range of measures to put pressure on Pakistan.

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Surgical strikes: Eyewitnesses in PoK describe what really happened during Army strike

Their accounts corroborate India’s claims that it carried out strikes against terror launch pads — a claim Pakistan has denied, saying, instead, that its military’s forward positions were targeted with small-arms and mo

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Why Chabahar deal is a rebellion against history?

The muddy truck chugged into the city of Astrakhan, close to where the great Volga river empties into the Caspian Sea, on September 1, 2014, unnoticed by every one but a handful of freight-handling agents from India. There wa

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Coming to avenge Babri, Kashmir, Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar: ISIS video

The Islamic State has released a new 22-minute Arabic-language documentary on purported Indian jihadists in its ranks, providing the first interviews with five fugitive jihadists known to have joined the ranks of fighters in

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Pakistan team’s visit: India did not demand reciprocal access

The Prime Minister, the official added, was key to allowing the visit to proceed without insisting on an agreed legal framework or a document binding Pakistan to its commitments.

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Pakistan moves secret Jaish base used for Pathankot attack, reports say

Intelligence sources say they believe training units have now been housed at the the Jaish-e-Muhammad’s main seminary at Bahawalpur, 62 km away, but without their weapons.

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Projection of power: Why Pakistan Army is targetting the bandits of Indus

Operations will allow the projection of military power in the countryside, creating an axis of patronage that, the generals believe, will slowly undermine the PML-N.

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‘People have said (Pak) army is on board for 20 years. But you’ve to see change in behaviour’

Author and journalist Steve Coll explains how al-Qaeda has lost space to the Islamic State, warns against the use of the IS brand by opportunists in India to provoke conflict, and says ‘anger and frustration’ among Americ

‘People have said (Pak) army is on board for 20 years. But you’ve to see change in behaviour’

‘It’s now ok to speak of India-Israel defence ties… We’re not shy, ashamed’

In this Idea Exchange moderated by Praveen Swami of The Indian Express, Israeli ambassador to India Daniel Carmon talks about improving India-Israel defence ties, underlines the ‘threat’ posed by Iran—including to Delhi

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Explained: India-US nuclear deal moves, but some way still to go

India’s Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010, has a simple purpose: to make sure that victims of a nuclear accident can get quick compensation...

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Headless for 2 yrs, rules changed for Civil Aviation security chief

MHA fumes as it wasn’t consulted before procedure for appointment for Civil Aviation security chief was changed.

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