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  • UN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan war

    KABUL: The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents...

    Total number of casualties in the almost 14-year conflict was up one per cent in the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year, a new UN report said...

  • Pakistan lodges protest with India over AJK civilian casualties after LoC firing

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday lodged a protest with India and urged New Delhi to investigate civilian casualties in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) due to unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) a day earlier...

    DG Faisal asserted that Pakistan has "consistently maintained that it was essential that the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) should be allowed to play its role as...

  • 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,...

  • ISPR denies casualties sustained in LoC firing by India

    The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday denied the Indian claim that Pakistani forces suffered casualties in firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Shakargarh sector...

    Earlier today, India's Border Security Force (BSF) claimed they shot dead seven Pakistani soldiers in retaliation to a ceasefire violation on the disputed Kashmir border...

  • 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]...

  • PAF & 1965 war

    These were the heady days of September 1965...

    This year we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    The Kolkata-based paper said the three-week long event is set to reignite a debate on whether India lost on the negotiating table what it won on the battlefield...

  • Khwaja Khizr: The saint who 'saved' Rohri, Sukkur and Lansdowne Bridge during the 1965 War

    I was lost in thought as we were speeding by Rohri and its beautiful pre-Partition houses and their enigmatic wooden balconies, when I heard our driver ask me “Adi, do you know how this bridge and cities were saved during the 1965 War?”“No, I don’t,” I replied, rather ashamed of my lack of general knowledge...

    During the Indo-Pak War of 1965, when Indian planes came to bombard this strategically important bridge, people noticed...

  • 1965 war hero Daudpota passes away

    KARACHI: Air Marshal Mohammad Abdul Azim Daudpota — a former governor of Sindh, 1965 war veteran and ex-chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines — died in Karachi on Monday...

    He joined the Pakistan Air Force Academy at Risalpur in July of the same year...

  • Literary notes: The 1965 war and Pakistani Urdu literature

    So it is not only the soldiers that fight a war, but it is the nation as well...

    When the United States joined in the First World War, for instance, the public sentiments quickly turned in favour of US intervention, backed by the intellectuals and philosophers such as John Dewey, and even the ones with the leftist leanings echoed the nationalist feelings...

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