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    1970 War Between India And Pakistan Border

  • FIFA revives 1970 World Cup ball for Russia extravaganza

    MOSCOW: FIFA revived the Telstar, the first made-for-television football used at the 1970 World Cup, as it unveiled on Thursday the official match ball for the 2018 World Cup in Russia...

    FIFA described the so-called Telstar 18, made by German sportswear giants Adidas who have supplied the ball at every World Cup since 1970, as “a reinvention of a classic model with a brand-new panel design and the latest technology”...

  • FEATURE: In search of Jhang, circa 1970

    Hazrat Sultan Bahu, Shah Jewana, Sial Sharif, Mai Heer, Athara Hazari and Hazrat Shah Sheikhan are all venerable saints having large followings...

    They are where they seek health when they are ill, money when they are broke and peace against restlessness...

  • No space for war between Pakistan and India, says DG ISPR

    Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said on Monday that there was no space for war between Pakistan and India, two nuclear powers of the sub-continent...

    There were 1881 violations recorded in 2017 alone, which left 52 dead and 254 injured, he said...

  • Issues of border towns between Nepal and India

    KATHMANDU: As border economies are crucial to bilateral ties, the focus should shift away from Kathmandu and DelhiOn Sunday, there was a long queue of trucks and tankers on the Indian side of the Nepal-India border in Naxalbari waiting to enter Nepal...

    On the Nepali side of the border, in Kakarvitta, there were rumours of a complete shutdown of the border and the Nepal Army takeover of the Bhadrapur airport along with discussions on...

  • No call between Trump and Modi on China border tension, says Indian govt source

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with US President Donald Trump about the South Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension...

    The neighbours' troops have been facing off along the disputed border in the western Himalayas since early May, after Chinese troops intruded into Indian territory, according to Indian military...

  • 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]...

  • Tug of war between ECP and PTI deepens

    ISLAMABAD: A tug of war between the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf deepened on Thursday when Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza refused to meet PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry...

    The PTI chief has criticised the commission several times in the past and even accused it of being biased and partial...

  • War of words between Rangers and MQM over fresh arrests

    KARACHI: A Rangers claim that the paramilitary force was arresting the “sector in charges and unit in charges of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement because its Tanzeemi committee was organising a militant wing” was on Sunday rejected by the MQM, which criticised the Rangers’ intelligence and said the body they were talking about had been disbanded long ago...

    Apparently, in response to MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s allegations that the Rangers...

  • Islamabad welcomes Putin's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India

    The Foreign Office (FO) during a weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to mediate between India and Pakistan...

    FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the press that Pakistan had recently established high-level contact with Russia, adding that Pakistan welcomed Putin's offer to ease tensions between the two countries...

  • Deadlock persists between India and Pakistan over cricket series

    LAHORE: Deadlock over bilateral series persisted when top officials of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met in Dubai on Monday...

    The two boards defended their respective stance on the legal notice sent to the BCCI by the PCB, claiming financial losses of over US$60 million, for not honouring memorandums of understanding signed between them...

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