Pakistan’s newly-appointed army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue for the first time in his address to soldiers and asked them to respond with “full force” to each ceasefire violation by India. “Each violation of any kind must be responded to with full force in the most effective manner,” he said during a visit to the 10 Corps Rawalpindi and troops at forward locations along the Line of Control. Bajwa, who visited troops at their ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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If ‘Raja’ Amarinder Singh can address the issues of health and education, he is certain to coast to victory, reports Aditi Phadnis. The previous time ‘Raja’ Amarinder Singh became chief minister (2002-2007), the verdict was not unambiguously in his favour. In the 2002 assembly elections, the Congress won 62 seats out of 116, only three more than the majority mark of 59. This had never happened before in Punjab. Whether the Congress and Communist Party of India in 1972 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar is likely to be replaced within the next few weeks, a media report said on Saturday. Akhtar was appointed the director general of the ISI in September 2014 and took office in November 2014, when he replaced the retiring Lt Gen Zaheer-ul Islam. The appointment is normally for a three-year period unless the ISI chief retires or is replaced by the army chief. The Nation, citing a security official privy ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Two Army officers and five soldiers lost their lives in a major terrorist attack on Tuesday at an army base near Jammu in the town of Nagrota, just 20 kilometres from the border with Pakistan. A senior Army officer said that heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed the 166 artillery unit before daybreak with guns and grenades and forced their way in. An army spokesperson said the terrorists forced their entry into the Officers Mess complex by throwing grenades and firing at sentries.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Happy birthday, Mamta! Mamta Mohandas turns 31 on November 14. The actress, who has mostly worked in Malayalam movies, has starred opposite the biggest superstars like Mammootty, Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Jayaram, Dileep and Nagarjuna. We celebrate the stunner with pictures from her life. PHOTOGRAPH: Mamta Mohandas/ Facebook Born into a Malayali family, Mamta was brought up in Bahrain. After completing her schooling, Mamta returned to India to pursue her bachelor's degree at Mount Carmel ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
All Opposition Congress members of the Punjab legislative assembly on Friday submitted their resignation to the assembly secretary in Chandigarh to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling favouring Haryana on the Satluj Yamuna Link Canal issue. State Congress chief Amarinder Singh, meanwhile, launched a fresh attack on Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, alleging Badal has ‘failed to protect the interest’ of the people and announced that his party will take out a rally on the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Congress on Friday extended an olive branch to former Bharatiya Janata Party member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying he was ‘most welcome’ to join the party and insisted that its Punjab unit chief Amarinder Singh was on the same page. Amid speculation over Sidhu joining the party, Singh met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and is learnt to have discussed the issue besides the political situation in poll-bound Punjab. Sources said Singh is also learnt to have ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Russia has rubbished reports that its troops will be holding joint military exercises with Pakistani forces in Gilgit Baltistan, which is a part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and clarified the anti-terror drills will take place in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region. The denial came as Russian troops arrived in Islamabad on Friday for the first-ever joint exercises with Pakistani forces. The exercise begins from Saturday under the name ‘Friendship-2016’ and reflects growing military ties ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Russia snubs India, sends troops for drills with Pakistan Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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