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  • Indian army veterans boycott 1965 war carnival over pension reforms

    While Indian leaders in New Delhi marked the anniversary of the 1965 war, retired personnel of the Indian army have boycotted the government's ‘carnival’ over the failure to break the deadlock of the one rank one pension (OROP) issue, according to a report published on the hindustantimes website...

    Talks between the Indian government and its military veterans ended inconclusively on Thursday night, with a group of retired armed forces...

  • India’s propaganda and 1965 war

    IT is ironic that this year the Indian government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its ‘victory’ in the 1965 war, though various accounts of their own diplomats, scholars and researchers make it clear that it was a deadlock before the UN declared a ceasefire on September 22, 1965...

    Jaswant Singh, one of India’s topmost diplomats who has served as the finance and the defence minister in his book, India at Risk — Mistakes,...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • Germany's Loew prefers old 16-team Euro to bigger version

    EVIAN: The old 16-team Euro finals was better than the new expanded 24-team format because there were more big clashes from day one of the competition, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Saturday...

    European soccer's governing body UEFA introduced eight more teams for Euro 2016, which led to the introduction of an extra last-16 round
  • Campus violence: IJT version

    THIS refers to the article ‘Spirit of the arts lobby’ ( May 9) by Abbas Nasir...

    That the piece was biased is quite obvious given Mr Nasir’s active involvement in the left-leaning politics of that era
  • No reason to doubt Pakistani version of crash: US

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department said on Friday it had no reason to doubt Pakistan’s claim that a helicopter crash which killed several people, including two ambassadors, was an accident...

    ”Extending condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the accident, Mr Rathke said: “Our thoughts are with the diplomatic community in Pakistan...

  • White House rejects Hersh’s version of Osama killing

    WASHINGTON: The White House rejected on Monday as “baseless” a report, which claimed that the official US version of the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound was a cover up...

    The elite commandos flew in under cover of darkness from Afghanistan as the administration decided not to consult or inform Pakistan about the operation...

  • SC slams Pemra for furnishing different version of Hashmi’s speech

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday came down hard on the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for misleading it by furnishing the transcript of Nehal Hashmi’s May 28 outburst that was different from the one aired by private television channels...

    A version of the speech aired on ARY News was also shown on the court’s directive after which it asked why this transcript was not attached to the material submitted by...

  • Kanju’s involvement in murder case: Complainant’s version before media sought

    LAHORE: The Punjab Prosecution Department has sought an anti-terrorism court’s permission to cross-examine the complainant of Zain murder case in the presence of media persons along with record of his frequent statements to different television channels accusing former state minister’s son Mustafa Kanju of killing his nephew...

    The complainant, however, retracted his statement on the last date of the trial
  • The 1983 MRD Movement: The flasher’s version

    In 1983, a movement against the Ziaul Haq dictatorship began to spiral out of control and threatened a full-scale civil war in the Sindh province...

    A movement that had begun as a nationwide anti-Zia agitation, mutated into becoming a civil war of sorts between Sindhi nationalists and the state...

  • Tamil version of National Anthem also played at Lanka Independence Day ceremony

    Although irking ultra Sinhala nationalists, the country broke with a long-standing tradition of singing only the Sinhalese version of the national anthem at official functions after President Maithripala Sirisena permitted the singing of the Tamil version at the Independence Day celebrations held at the Galle Face Green...

    The Sinhalese version was sung at the beginning of the function and “Sri Lanka Thaaye”, the Tamil version of the...

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