Playing a role to bring Delhi, Islamabad to the talks table says UAE in first official confirmation

New Delhi, Apr 16: The United Arab Emirates has given the first official confirmation that it was playing a role in bringing Delhi and Islamabad to the talks table.

UAE’s envoy said that the country was helping India and Pakistan reach a healthy and functional relationship. 

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Under PM Modi, India more likely than in past will respond with military force to external threats: US Intel

New Delhi, Apr 14: The US Intelligence Committee has said that the tensions between India and China remain high.

While the India-Pakistan crisis is likely to intensify, the chances of a war remains remote, the committee further said. 

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How Pakistan uses Sri Lankan vessels to smuggle drugs, arms through Indian waters

New Delhi, Apr 01: The interception of a Sri Lankan board with 300 kilograms of heroin and a huge quantity of arms and ammunition off the coast of Vizhinjam, Kerala is a reminder of how grave the situation is.

Acting on specific intelligence the Indian Coast Guard and Narcotics Control Bureau intercepted the Sri Lankan vessel and seized 300.323 kg of Heroin along with five AK-47 Rifles and 1,000 rounds of 9mm ammunitions. The intelligence also suggested that a Pakistan based drug trafficking network was involved in this incident.

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Conspiracy to attack Delhi: 3 Pakistani Lashkar operatives sentenced to 10 years in jail

New Delhi, Mar 31: Three Pakistani terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba have been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in connection with a conspiracy case.

The case was registered by the National Investigation Agency and pertained too a larger conspiracy hatched by the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to commit acts of terror in India. 

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NIA charges 7 Khalistani operatives involved in smuggling heroin from Pakistan

New Delhi, Mar 23: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 Khalistan operatives in connection with a hand grenade seizure case.

The case arose in 2019, following the seizure of two hand grenades and one Samsung mobile phone from a bag recovered by the Punjab police. The bag was thrown by two unknown motor-cycle riders at the bus stop in Amritsar. The NIA later took over the case. 

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Thaw in tensions? Pak Army chief says time to bury the past

New Delhi, Mar 19: Sending out positive signals, the chief of the Pakistan Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that it is time for both India and Pakistan to bury the past and moved forward.

He said that the potential for regional peace and development always remained hostage to the disputes and issued between the two countries. We feel it is time to bury the past and move forward. The responsibility for a meaningful dialogue rested with India, the General also said.

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Honey trapped Army jawan arrested for leaking information to Pakistan

New Delhi, Mar 15: The intelligence wing of the Rajasthan Police arrested a 22 year old Army personnel on charges of spying and leaking information to Pakistan agents.

Akash Mehria, who hails from Sikar, was allegedly honey trapped. He is alleged to have provided information to two Pakistan women. He is said to have been trapped on Facebook. 

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Before the ceasefire on Feb 24, Pakistan resorted to over 4,000 border violations

New Delhi, Mar 13: In 2020, Pakistan resorted to ceasefire violations 4,465 times. The escalation in the violations both along the Line of Control and International Border were after the centre decided to scrap Article 370 in August 2019.

There has been an escalation in ceasefire violations over the past five years. Officials tell OneIndia that these could be attributed to various factors. The surgical strikes, Balakot air strike, heavy security in Jammu and Kashmir and also the fact that the security forces gunned down a large number of terrorists in the past five years.

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What’s in a name? For Pakistan, everything, as it continues to change names of terror groups to dodge bans

New Delhi, Mar 04: Earlier this week, the National Investigation Agency registered a case against a little known terror group, Lashkar-e-Mustafa.

Investigations by the NIA found that this terror group works at the behest of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. 

This is however not for the first time that the names of such unknown groups have popped up. 

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Will give ceasefire with Pak the best shot: General Raju

New Delhi, Mar 02: General Officer Commanding of the Army’s 15 Corps, Lieutenant General B S Raju, said that the Army would give the ceasefire with Pakistan the best shot.

We will definitely give it our best shot. To make it successful. If something is happening, we will not be trigger happy. I’m sure the good officers across the border will also make it a success, he also said. 

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