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    How Many Wars Between India And Pakistan

  • VW and the unending wars of head office and local sites

    FOR a man apparently at the centre of inquiries into the global emissions scandal, Michael Horn, chief executive of Volkswagen in the US, cut a calm figure in front of legislators recently, even as they evoked the famous question posed during the Watergate investigation: “What did the president know and when did he know it?”Yet one obvious fact that emerged from the hearing was that Mr Horn was not at the centre...

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  • Battle for Mosul: many forces with many motives

    The tacit alliance — Iraqi troops alongside Shia militiamen, Kurdish fighters, Sunni Arab tribesmen and US special forces — underscores the importance of this battle...

    In a post-Islamic State Iraq, the enmities and rivalries among the players in the anti-IS coalition could easily erupt...

  • Partition key battleground in India-Pakistan textbook wars

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani high school student Noman Afzal knows “traitorous” Hindus are to blame for the bloodshed that erupted when British India split into two nations 70 years ago...

    Students across the border in India are taught a starkly different version of events, the result of a decades-long effort by the nuclear-armed rivals to shape and control history to their own nationalistic narrative...

  • Wars in Pakistan and Afghanistan have left 150,000 dead: study

    WASHINGTON: The wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan have left nearly 150,000 soldiers and civilians dead since 2001, a new US study estimates...

    The war in Afghanistan is intensifying rather than moving towards an end, it added, as the number of deaths and injuries has increased significantly in recent years...

  • WhatsApp wars over India protests divide families

    With their parents bombarding them on WhatsApp with misinformation and even abuse over their stand on India's new citizenship law, young women are hiding their identities on social media to voice outrage and find alternative families...

    Young people, particularly women, have been at the forefront of the ongoing wave of protests over the law, but this can be dangerous in a largely conservative and patriarchal society...

  • Getting involved in others' wars not in Pakistan's national interest: PTI

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly urging the government to 'immediately' call a joint session of the parliament to discuss the issue of Pakistan's agreement to join a Saudi-led military alliance of 41 nations...

    Submitted by PTI MNAs Shireen Mazari, Asad Umar and Arif Alvi, the resolution says PTI expresses "grave concern" over the government's decision to become a part of...

  • Wars killed 149,000 in Pakistan, Afghanistan from 2001 to 2014

    WASHINGTON: Wars in Pakistan and Afghanistan have killed at least 149,000 people between 2001 and 2014, says a recent report by a US think-tank...

    The institute is affiliated with the Brown University, a prestigious Ivy League school, and publishes studies focusing on three main areas – development, security, and governance...

  • 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...

  • Iran offers to mediate between Pakistan and India

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday said Iran is willing to mediate between Pakistan and India over the long standing issue of Kashmir, reported DawnNews...

    "The bond we have with India and Pakistan is important to us, we hope for the best for both countries," said Zarif who was on a visit to New Delhi where the Heart of Asia ministerial conference is taking place...

  • 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...

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