White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference. “In Afghanistan, where terrorists attacked a hotel in Kabul, such attacks on civilians only strengthen our resolve to support our Afghan partners,” Sanders said.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh thanked the Centre for increasing the quantum of ex gratia and other reliefs especially for the cross-border firing victims.
Farmlands have craters due to mortar bombs and have turned into live minefields. In Jhora farm in RS Pura, 150 khullas or mud houses of Gujjars were burned down in the shelling.
Today, three people, including an Army jawan, were killed and six injured in firing by Pakistani troops along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu division.
A day earlier, Pakistan’s Interior Ministry had asked to close down the radio after Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) alleged that its programmes are “against the interest of Pakistan” and “in line with (a) hostile intelligence agency’s agenda.” The allegations have been refuted by REF/RL.
The last major attack targeting polio vaccination team in Quetta took place two years ago in January 2016 in Satellite Town area. At least 13 policemen and a civilian were killed in Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan-claimed suicide attack near a polio centre.
Early in January, the US froze nearly USD 2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan for not taking any decisive action against terrorists operating from its soil.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Wednesday commented on India’s relations with its neighbours, Pakistan and China. Here’s what he has said.
The deceased was identified as Sweety, the daughter of Sat Pal of village Dayal Chak. According to sources, she was asleep when a mortar shell fell near her house.
The White House has said it stands by the comment of US President Donald Trump in which he said that Pakistan had given the US nothing but “lies and deceit” in return for $33 billion aid.
“There is no case against Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, if there were a case, action would have been taken. Action is taken when there is a case registered [against someone],” Abbasi said in an interview with Pakistan’s Geo TV.
Mobeen Ansari, a Pakistan-based photographer, on travelling the length and breadth of the country to capture traditions and festivals of its religious minorities — the Hindus, Parsis and Budddhists among others.
Foreign and domestic critics of Pakistan’s government and military accuse them of cozying up to radical groups for political and military purposes and say the state has turned a blind eye to hate preachers in mosques for too long.
Army officials said that seven Pakistani soldiers were killed and four others were injured. Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Monday that they will not let anti-India activities succeed at any cost.
“The foreign secretary underscored that the relationship with the United States needed to move forward in an environment of mutual trust and respect,” the Foreign Office said in a statement.