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  • India nabs pigeon

    Anyone with the slightest knowledge of dove and pigeon behaviour would know that pigeons are easily caught when you have a flock of such birds present around your home...

    I conclude by wondering out loud: why on earth would anyone involved in skullduggery need a pigeon in this era of internet, smart phones and miniscule drones?Rafi Ahmed KarachiPublished in Dawn, June 7th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store |...

  • Pakistani spy pigeon: The proof

    Yesterday, Indian police detained a pigeon at the border with Pakistan, after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    Last year as well, India had arrested a pigeon, which it claimed to be a spy from Pakistan...

  • 'Spy pigeon' detained in India after crossing border from Pakistan

    PATHANKOT: A pigeon which crossed the Indo-Pak border into India's Pathankot area was captured and detained for being a 'suspected spy' on Thursday, according to a report published on The Times of India website...

    A stamped message and a wire-like object on the 'intruder', which landed on a mud-and-brick house in Manwal village situated four kilometers from the Indo-Pak border, raised suspicions of the security agencies in India... ...

  • ‘Pigeon-keeping has morphed into an industry’

    The 40-year-old pigeon keeper, who lives in downtown Rawalpindi, is well known as ustad...

    In downtown Rawalpindi, many people keep pigeons as pets, and sometimes race them in pigeon race tournaments held two or three times in the summer and winter seasons...

  • Where dreams take flight: Pakistan’s pigeon racers

    “It is a love affair,” says Akhlaq Khan, a famous octogenarian pigeon-fancier and author of the only book on the subject in Pakistan...

    Pigeon followers broadly class the birds into those known for their competitive flying ability, and those prized for their looks...

  • Free that pigeon!

    So how does it proclaim its position in the world? By detaining a pigeon allegedly carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Modi...

    But would the Indian authorities please set the poor captive pigeon free?irfan...

  • 'Spy' pigeon's wings clipped to stop it flying back to Pakistan: Indian police

    The wings of a 'spy' pigeon taken into custody by Indian police earlier in October have been clipped, an Indian Punjab police official told The Telegraph India on Wednesday...

    The 'spy' pigeon was found carrying what officials said was a warning note to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the heavily-militarised border as Pak-India tensions simmered following the Uri attack, subsequent ceasefire violations and an Indian 'surgical...

  • India police detain pigeon with threatening Modi note

    NEW DELHI: Indian police said Monday they have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the nation's heavily militarised border with Pakistan...

    Last year, Indian police seized a pigeon on suspicion it was being used for espionage by Pakistan and also X-rayed it to check for any spy camera, transmitter or hidden chip...

  • Pigeon flies from Rajanpur to Peshawar in 7 hours and five minutes to win longest-ever race

    The winning bird covered the distance in a record seven hours and five minutes, returning home to the Gul Bahar area of Peshawar, according to Qamar Zaman, the association’s president and owner of the winning pigeon...

    The pigeon that came in second was owned by Wahab Afridi from Bara in Khyber District and the third position holder belonged to Hussain Obaid from Hayatabad Township in Peshawar...

  • India captures another 'spy pigeon from Pakistan' in IoK

    Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) claimed on Monday to have captured another "Pakistani spy pigeon" and handed it over to police in Indian occupied Kashmir, NDTV reported...

    The pigeon, "with a prominent pink patch and a tag on its leg", was logged at the police station as a "suspected Pakistani spy", said NDTV...

  • Owner rejects Indian claim of ‘spy’ pigeon’s capture

    SIALKOT: After the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) claimed they had captured another “Pakistani spy pigeon”, a Pakistani villager refuted the allegation, saying he is the owner of the pigeon...

    Habibullah, a resident of Bagga-Shakargarh village, situated along the Sialkot Working Boundary, said he was the owner of this pigeon recently “arrested” by India...

  • Riffatullah stars as Sialkot exit

    RAWALPINDI: Peshawar rode on a blazing innings from their old guard Riffatullah Mohmand to outgun Sialkot in the second semi-final of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup by five wickets at the Pindi Cricket Stadium late on Monday night...

    The six-time winners Sialkot had posted 169-7 after they were asked to bat under lights when Peshawar skipper Zohaib Khan had won the toss...

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