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  • ‘IAF came close to bombing Pakistani bases in Kargil war’

    NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force pilots were minutes away from escalating the Kargil war with bombing missions on Pakistani bases but they abandoned the plans for which there is no known official explanation, NDTV said on Tuesday...

    “In the early hours of June 13, 1999, at the height of the Kargil war, Indian Air Force fighter pilots were minutes away from launching a full-fledged air attack deep inside Pakistan...

  • Migrants begin fleeing occupied Kashmir; protests against India's decision on Ladakh hit Kargil

    As a complete security lockdown in occupied Kashmir entered its fourth day on Thursday, reports emerged that hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India...

    Meanwhile, India's surprise move to carve out sparsely populated Ladakh from occupied Kashmir to make it a territory directly controlled by New Delhi has been met with protests in...

  • Actor Dilip Kumar intervened to defuse Kargil crisis: Kasuri

    NEW DELHI: Indian movie idol and recipient of Pakistan’s highest civilian award Dilip Kumar had intervened with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to help defuse the 1999 Kargil crisis, former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said on Tuesday...

    Kasuri quoted an aide of Sharif as confiding with him that in the middle of a conversation in July 1999 between the Pakistan prime minister and India’s Atal Behari Vajpayee, the latter handed...

  • THE MAKING OF THE KARGIL DISASTER

    The entire Kargil clique, including the army chief Gen Pervez Musharraf, the Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Aziz Khan, Commander 10 Corps Lt Gen Mahmud Ahmed, and Commander Force Command Northern Areas (FCNA) Brigadier Javed Hassan, was present...

    Take a look: When Pakistan and India went to war over Kashmir in 1999This was the first interface of the prime minister and his cabinet members with the planners and implementers of the...

  • 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]...

  • Sharmeen wins Emmy for best documentary

    KARACHI: Award-win­ning filmmaker Shar­meen Obaid Chinoy has added another prestigious accolade to her name, winning the ‘Best Documentary’ award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held in New York on Friday...

    A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which last year won an Oscar for ‘Best Documentary - Short Subject’, focuses on the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt... ...

  • Documentary highlights evils of human trafficking

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Switzerland on Thursday hosted the opening of the third edition of the Human Rights Film Festival which included a screening of a documentary titled ‘Impasse’...

    And this year, we warmly welcome the Goethe-Institute and the Pakistan National Council of the Arts...

  • Vasakh documentary fest from Friday

    LAHORE: The two-day 8th Vasakh International Documentary Film Festival will open at Ali Auditorium on Friday...

    IRC Director Muhammad Waseem while shedding light on the festival told Dawn that Vasakh has had been established with the specific objective of creating a critical mass by sensitising the youth on issues of human rights through documentary films...

  • Friend of Diana urges TV channel to scrap ‘intrusive’ documentary

    One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles...

    The documentary is due to be broadcast on Aug 6 and Monckton’s intervention will increase pressure on Channel 4 after Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, reportedly demanded the programme was dropped...

  • Documentary charts rise of professional skiing

    ISLAMABAD: Short but spectacular Dancing with Snow, a documentary on skiing presented at a local hotel on Saturday evening, was a visually stunning work...

    The premiere of the 15-minute film to promote skiing on the magnificent slopes of Karakoram Range was hosted by the Ski Federation of Pakistan in collaboration with Serena Hotel...

  • Documentary on environmental destruction, corruption screened

    ISLAMABAD: The Borneo Case, a documentary on activists protesting the destruction of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest that reveals the wealth the minister in charge of the rainforest accumulated during his tenure, was screened at the United Nations Information Centre as part of the ongoing Human Rights through Cinematography Festival...

    Although it began late because of some technical difficulties, the documentary kept the audience –...

  • Diana’s sons share her legacy in a new documentary

    ”ITV and HBO’s hour-long documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy (airing on Monday night) offers this rare conversation with Diana’s sons, William and his brother Harry, 32, who get out old their mother’s old photo albums and use the opportunity, as they must, to promote some of her favourite charities and causes...

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