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Pak ‘plans’ multiple infiltration bids: Army, BSF extra cautious after Intel alert along frontiers
The Tribune, 2 November 2013
Jammu, November 1: The Army and the Border Security Force (BSF) are being extra-cautious along the Line of Control (LoC) and the international border as Pakistan is learnt to be planning multiple infiltration bids in tandem with Border Action Teams...

Spike in ceasefire violations has Pakistan's support: Antony
The Hindu, 31 October 2013
Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Wednesday voiced “serious concern” over an “unusual increase” in ceasefire violations on the border with Pakistan, which he said cannot take place without the “tacit support” of the Pakistani...

Army officer killed in Pakistani firing
The Hindu, 29 October 2013
15 Corps, BSF, Army observed restraint as other five members of patrol party reached post A Junior Commissioned Officer [JCO] of the Army died on Monday reportedly in small-arms fire from a Pakistani post near Aman Setu — a bridge on the LoC in...

Kashmir issue can be solved only through dialogue
The News International, 28 October 2013
Dialogue is the only way to resolve the Kashmir issue and there will be no war because of tension on the LoC. These views were expressed by leaders of Pakistan, AJK and held Kashmir while answering the questions of Hamid Mir, the host of Geo News’...

Thousands rally in Pakistani Kashmir against India
Dawn, 27 October 2013
Thousands of Kashmiri people observed a “black day” in Pakistani Kashmir on Sunday, rallying at an event organised by extremists against Indian “brutalities” and occupation of the Himalayan region.

Lull after 10-day shelling brings respite
The Tribune, 27 October 2013
Jammu, October 26: No firing from Pakistan since yesterday has brought respite to hundreds of residents along the international border after 10 days of intense shelling. Village residents were sceptical of the eerie calm. A senior BSF officer said the...

Indo-Pak flag meet likely today
The Tribune, 27 October 2013
Jammu, October 26: In an attempt to de-escalate tension along the border, the BSF and its counterpart, the Pakistan Rangers, have scheduled a meeting tomorrow in the PS Pura sector. The repeated attempts to restore sanity on the 198-km international...

Opinion: Nuclear weapons: a game changer in South Asia (Jamal Hussain)
Daily Times, 27 October 2013
Historians might credit the May 1998 time frame — when both India and Pakistan overtly displayed their nuclear arsenal — as the beginning of the nuclear age in South Asia. Realistically however, the dynamics of nuclear deterrence had been...

Why look for 26/11 evidence elsewhere, India asks Pakistan
The Hindu, 27 October 2013
India has conveyed to Pakistan that it should look for more proof of the 2008 Mumbai attacks in its own land with “99 per cent of the evidence” available there. New Delhi is also exercised over the reason given for the latest postponement...

2 hurt as Pak targets 17 J-K posts, villages
The Tribune, 26 October 2013
Lalyal Camp/Garkhal, Oct 25: A man and his son were injured at Pindi Charakan Kalan village in the Arnia sub-sector as Pakistan Rangers pounded 17 Indian posts and hamlets along the 191.5-km-long international border in Jammu and Samba districts overnight,...

Omar lashes out at Sharif over ceasefire violations: Says shelling on India cannot occur without Pak
The Tribune, 26 October 2013
Jammu, October 25: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying that ceasefire violations on the international border cannot take place without his consent.“Either Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz...

40 Indian fishermen booked by Pakistan
The Hindu, 26 October 2013
Forty Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) were formally booked on Friday for illegally entering the country’s waters, an official said. “We arrested 40 Indian fishermen on Thursday. They were booked...

Omar visits border, dismisses Pakistan’s friendship rhetoric
The Hindu, 26 October 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday visited the worst affected border strip in Jammu which witnessed exchange of gunfire between the Pakistani and the Indian security forces in the last several weeks. Authoritative sources told The...

Pakistan wants more evidence on Mumbai attacks
The Hindu, 26 October 2013
The Pakistan government on Friday said it would need more evidence from the Indian side to move ahead in the Mumbai attacks case. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told journalists that India and Pakistan needed to work...

Indo-Pak panel to visit jails
Daily Excelsior, 26 October 2013
The India-Pakistan Joint Judicial Committee will visit three jails — Amritsar, Tihar and Jaipur — beginning tomorrow to interact with Pakistani prisoners about their condition and explore whether their release could be expedited. The three-member...


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