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Will complete Chahbahar port in Iran at the earliest: Gadkari

NEW DELHI: Indicating firm commitment, India on Wednesday declared that it will intensify work at the Iranian port of Chahbahar where it is …

New Delhi

1965 war – A tale of India’s defeat

Rehman Sheikh<p>In the Jammu-Sialkot Sector, the Indian Army amassed the largest chunk of its might i.e. 1 Corps consisting of one Armoured Division …

War

India’s joint doctrine and its grand strategy

In April 2017, the Indian defence ministry released a hefty document detailing the consolidation of its army, navy, air force and strategic forces …

Pakistan

Pak-India nuclear war — avoided

PAKISTAN and India celebrate their 70th anniversaries next week. Shall they be around for their 100th one too? It depends on how long their luck …

War

BJP keen to amend law on permanent residence in held Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Away from the attention that Article 370 attracts, some members and supporters of the Bha­ratiya Janata Party (BJP) are steadily pushing …

Why Pakistan and India remain in denial 70 years on from partition

The division of British India was poorly planned and brutally carried out, as fear and revenge attacks led to a bloody sectarian ‘cleansing’<p>On 3 June 1947, only six weeks before British India was carved up, a group of eight men sat around a table in New Delhi and agreed to partition the south Asian …

History

Chabahar port may be opened next year: Indian minister

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is hopeful that the strategic Chabahar port in Iran will be operational by 2018, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has …

India

’ماؤنٹ بیٹن کی وجہ سے ہزاروں جانیں گئیں‘

مینا بی بی اور رام پال شوری ان ہزاروں افراد میں شامل تھے جن کی زندگیاں سرل ریڈکلف اور ماؤنٹ بیٹن کے ایک چھوٹے سے فیصلے نے بدل ڈالیں۔

تقسیم کی لکیر

(1885-1947)<p>اشلین کور<p>یہ کہانی ہے 70 سال پہلے کی جب انگریزوں کے جانے کے ساتھ ہی ایک بھارت دو حصوں میں بٹ گیا اور دو آزاد ممالک کا جنم ہوا انڈیا اور پاکستان۔ تقسیمِ ہند کی تاریخ سے جڑی کچھ اہم تاریخوں پر ایک نظر۔<p>دسمبر 1885 میں انڈین نیشنل کانگریس کا پہلا اجلاس ممبئی میں ہوا۔ کہا جاتا ہے کہ پہلے 20 …

59,000 farmer suicides in India over 30 years may be linked to climate change, study says

Every year, thousands of Indian farmers commit suicide. Now one researcher thinks it may have something to do with climate change.<p>Tamma Carleton, a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, compared almost five decades worth of suicide and climate data and concluded that temperature …

Climate Change

Why is great philosopher Kautilya not part of Pakistan’s historical consciousness?

When nearby residents tire of the daily grind, and when the temperatures soar in the summer, they seek respite at the glistening Khanpur Lake, …

Pakistan

Civilian killed as Indian troops slay LeT's Abu Dujana

At least one fatally shot in protests as anger grows over killings of Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and another fighter.<p>Indian troops in Indian-administered Kashmir killed a top rebel commander in a gun battle and another fighter, sparking violent protests that resulted in the death of at least one …

Pakistan

India is shopping for submarines as China extends its reach into the Indian Ocean

India has contacted six foreign shipyards with a formal request for information about building six nonnuclear submarines.<p>The request comes as part of Project 75I, a program worth over $12 billion, according to Defense News.<p>New Delhi asked shipyards in Russia, France, Japan, and Germany, among …

India

More than 3,000 pounds of heroin seized in India drug bust

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 3,000 pounds (1,500kg) of heroin was seized by the Indian Coast Guard Sunday, in what authorities claim is among the largest drug busts in recent Indian history.<p>Valued at $545 million, the consignment was found aboard a merchant ship off the coast of the western state of Gujarat, …

India

Modi steps up assault on opponents, eyes Indian supremacy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is stepping up its assault on the opposition Congress party as it looks to expand its national dominance and moves closer to securing a majority in the upper house of parliament.<p>Modi won the biggest mandate in 30 years in …

India

State of Muslim Education in India - What does the future has in store for the community??

<b>By Ahmad Rashid Shervani</b><p>Are our children (children of the Urdu-speaking minority) going forward in education? If yes, how fast? Or, how slowly? Or, …

Education

Undeclared war: India's Muslims 'in constant fear' as vigilante murders increase

Muslim engineer Nazmal Hassan is "scared to death" of becoming a victim of a spate of vigilante murders in India. Rights groups say the violence is …

India

A Country Divided

How it affected me<p><b>It was one of the largest migrations the world has ever seen - with a</b><b>t least 10 million people on the move.</b><p>Seventy years ago, in August 1947, British colonial rule in India came to an end.<p>The country was divided into two independent states - Hindu-majority India and …

India

پاکستانی ہندوؤں کے لیے ابھی ’تقسیم ہند‘ مکمل نہیں ہوئی

’تقسیم ہند‘ کو سات دہائیاں ہو جانے کے باوجود پاکستانی ہندو تشدد اورجبر سے بچنے کے لیے بھارت منتقل ہونے کی جدو جہد میں دکھائی دیتے ہیں۔ تاہم وہاں بھی …

India-China border standoff explained

NEW DELHI: It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were …

گولیوں اور دھماکوں کے درمیان کشمیری مائیں کیا سوچتی ہیں؟

تصویر کے کاپی رائٹ Getty Images<p>انڈیا کے زیر انتظام کشمیر میں گذشتہ دس ماہ سے حالات انتہائی نازک ہیں جہاں مظاہرے، سنگ باری، فائرنگ اور عام لوگوں کی ہلاکتیں اب معمول کی بات ہے۔<p>انڈیا کے خلاف مظاہرہ کرنے والے کشمیری نوجوان ایک جانب ہاتھ میں پتھر لیے کھڑے ہیں تو دوسری طرف انڈین سکیورٹی فورسز کے ہاتھوں …

انڈیا کے زیرانتظام کشمیر میں زیادتیوں کی ویڈیوز کے بعد افراتفری

اپ کی ڈیوائس پر پلے بیک سپورٹ دستیاب نہیں<p>فی الوقت انڈیا کے زیر انتظام کشمیر میں جو کچھ ہو رہا ہے اسے مقامی میڈیا میں میڈیا وار کا نام دیا گیا ہے۔<p>9 اپریل کو محض ایک پارلیمانی نشست کے لیے ہوئے انتخابات کے خلاف عوامی مزاحمت ہوئی۔ اسے دبانے کی فوجی کارروائیوں میں 10 نوجوان ہلاک ہو چکےہیں جبکہ سینکڑوں …

کشمیر میں 'گندی جنگ' پر بحث

تصویر کے کاپی رائٹ EPA<p>پہلے ایک فوجی افسر نے بڈگام کے دستکار فاروق ڈار کو پتھراؤ کے خلاف انسانی ڈھال بنایا۔ فوجی جیپ کے ساتھ کسی شکار کی طرح بندھے معصوم فاروق کی دلخراش تصویر نے دہلی سے سرینگر تک سیاسی و سماجی حلقوں کو برہم کردیا۔<p>مقامی حکومت اور فوج نے متوازی طور تحقیقات کا حکم دیا لیکن تحقیقات مکمل …

بھارت نے مقبوضہ کشمیر میں درندگی کی انتہا کردی

After a Hindu mob lynches a Muslim teenager in India, his family asks, ‘Why are they allergic to us?’

Saira Bano slumped in a plastic chair, her delicate face drawn with grief. A white shawl covered her hair; bangles hung silently from her wrists.<p>Lying on a bed was Shaqir Khan, 23, the third of her eight children, his eyes cast toward the ceiling. His slim torso was swathed in a bath towel, …

India

No Hajj for Muslims if they create obstacles in construction of Ram Temple: BJP MLA

India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Charkhari, Brijbhushan Rajput, warned Muslims that they won’t be …