PAKISTAN

  • Pakistan denies charges, says boat which exploded near Gujarat coast not ours January 5, 2015

    Refuting allegations of the boat that exploded at the Gujarat coast belonging to them, Pakistan clarified that teh boat did not belong to them. "I think this is a very silly allegation. We have checked with our authorities. No boat from Pakistan left for the place," Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
  • India reacts sharply to US certification to Pakistan's action against terror groups January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Reacting strongly to the US certification that Pakistan has curbed terror leading to more aid to Islamabad, India on Monday asserted that its neighbour was not showing "sustained commitment" or "ceasing support" or dismantling "bases of operations" of terror groups including LeT and al Qaeda. But it maintained that...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • J&K: 7,000 people along border areas shifted to safer places as Pakistan indulges in heavy firing January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: With Pakistan resorting to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier, over 7,000 people residing along the border in Samba and Kathua districts have been evacuated to safer places. Besides, BSF Director General (DG) DK...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • J&K: One BSF soldier killed in fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Hiranagar sector January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. The Kathua district collector said the situation was very serious as Pakistani shells have landed three to four klometres inside the...
  • Boat which exploded near Gujarat coast not ours, says Pakistan January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Refuting allegations of the boat that exploded at the Gujarat coast belonging to them, Pakistan clarified that teh boat did not belong to them. "I think this is a very silly allegation. We have checked with our authorities. No boat from Pakistan left for the place," Ministry of Foreign...
  • No compromise on internal security, says Rajnath Singh; asks forces to act against Pakistan January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: With ceasefire violations along with continuous terror activities from Pakistan on the rise, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a high level meeting with top intelligence officials in the national capital. According to sources, the Home Minister took a firm stand against terrorism and said that internal...
  • Top Intelligence meet underway at Home Ministry on internal security, ties with Pakistan January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: A high level Intelligence meet on internal security is underway at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday. The situation along the international border with Pakistan is also on the agenda for the meet. The Chief of the Intelligence Bureau, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)...
  • Barack Obama, John Kerry to kick off their 2015 foreign trips with India January 5, 2015

    Washington: As US President Barack Obama arrived at the White House after vacationing in picturesque Hawaii; it is South Asia -- India, Pakistan and Afghanistan -- that would be focus during the month in January on the foreign policy front. In fact, both Obama and his top diplomat - Secretary of...
  • Bombed Pakistani boat was not for smuggling, had terror links: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Days after a Pakistani boat was intercepted and blew up near the Porbander coast, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar echoed the coast guard's statements that the boat did not belong to smugglers but had terror links. He said that the route taken by the boat was not a regular...
  • India wants to engage Pakistan in 'low-intensity war': Pakistan Defence Minister January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Amid the war of words between India and Pakistan over cross-border firing and the December 31 'terror boat' incident, Pakistan's defence minister has alleged that India "wants to keep his country busy in a low-intensity war". "India wants to keep us busy in a low-intensity war or low-intensity...
  • 173 marine commandos deployed in Gujarat coastal areas after the recent Pakistani boat explosion January 5, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Security has been tightened across the coastal region of Gujarat after a Pakistani boat exploded 365 kms off Porbandar coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. 173 marine commandos have been deployed at 20 police stations along the coastal areas to avert any untoward incident. "After...
  • Uneasy calm in J&K border villages after repeated Pakistan firing January 4, 2015

    Galard: An uneasy calm prevailed in this last Indian village along the International Border in Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir with residents reluctant to return fearing cross-border firing from Pakistan. The residents here say that every time there is firing from across the border they become the real targets. Since...
  • Pakistan captures two fishing boats with 12 Indian fishermen January 4, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan on Sunday captured two fishing boats with 12 Indian fishermen. The capture came after four days when the Indian Coast Guard intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat allegedly carrying explosives. "The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehended 12 Indian fishermen alongwith two boats off the Gujarat coast in the Arabian sea...
  • Police probe threat call to Air India, security beefed after Kandahar-style hijack threat January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: After an Intelligence Bureau alert warning of a Kandahar-style hijack bid on the Air India flight going to Kabul in Afghanistan, Special Task Force and detective department of the Kolkata Police on Sunday launched an investigation while security has been beefed up at the NSC Bose International Airport in...
  • Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik unhappy with selectors and the PCB January 4, 2015

    Karachi: Out-of-favour Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik minced no words in making it clear that they are not happy with the treatment meted out to them in recent times and said that the selectors and PCB need to have better communication with the senior players. In separate talks with...
  • Congress doing politics over terror: BJP on Pakistan boat incident January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Congress for asking the government to come clean on the Pakistani boat incident, BJP on Sunday accused the principal opposition party of touching a "new low" and doing politics over terror. Congress on Saturday had asked the government to "come clean" on the Pakistani boat...
  • Pakistan targets border villages: Rao Inderjit Singh says our forces are alert January 4, 2015

    Reacting to the ceasefire violation by Pakistan, Minister of State at Defence Ministry, Rao Inderjit Singh on Sunday said that this is the problematic situation but our forces are completely alert. ...
  • Punjab government protests against BSF, says drugs come from Pakistan and Afghanistan January 4, 2015

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab is in a tough situation fighting allegations of rampant drug use and trade in Punjab especially after Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in the drug racket. The party is now trying to shift blame to the border security security force...
  • Mohammad Hafeez fails unofficial testing of his bowling action January 4, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has failed in the unofficial testing of his bowling action in India after six of his deliveries were found to have elbow extension of over 15 degrees. Hafeez had opted for the unofficial testing at a laboratory accredited by the International Cricket Council in Chennai earlier...
  • Terror at sea: India searches for second Pakistan boat which came from Karachi January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After a mid sea operation against a Pakistani boat that probably averted a 26/11 like terror attack on New Years eve, sources say Indian authorities are on the lookout for a second boat which also came from Karachi around the same time. Indian secirity agencies are searching the...
  • Indian Coast Guards hunts for second Pakistan boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan firing leaves two Army jawans, one woman dead January 3, 2015

    Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. ...
  • Pakistan firing kills two Army jawans, one woman; triggers migration in border areas of J&K January 3, 2015

    Srinagar/Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. Two Indian Army jawans and a woman were killed while 11 people injured as Pakistani troops targeted villages and security posts at various places in Jammu and Kashmir since Friday night which triggered migration...
  • Pakistan government may shelve Musharraf treason case to placate army January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Confronted with the challenge of deadly terrorism plaguing the country, Pakistan is considering shelving the high-treason trial against former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf in order to mend fences with the powerful army. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had initiated the treason case against Musharraf in December 2013 for abrogating the...
  • Pakistan Rangers targets BSF posts again; India retaliates, warns of dire consequences January 3, 2015

    Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. Border Security Force Director General DK Pathak, who briefed...
  • Our forces will give fitting reply: Amit Shah on Pakistan firing January 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that under the NDA regime Indian security forces have been retaliating strongly whenever Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pak border and will continue to take similar action in future. "After BJP formed the government, Indian forces have been giving fitting reply...
  • Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants. Foreign Office Spokesman Tasnim Aslam categorically denied the reports which said that...