Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, an intelligence veteran, has been appointed chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence with new army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa effecting the first big reshuffle to tighten his hold on the military that plays a key role in the country’s affairs. As part of a major shake-up of the military top brass, Bajwa abruptly removed Director-General of ISI Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar and named Mukhtar in his place while also ringing in several other ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Pakistan on Thursday named eight Indian High Commission officials alleging that they were members of Indian intelligence agencies and involved in ‘subversive activities’, in the latest tit-for-tat action amid raging Indo-Pak tensions. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria read out a statement at his weekly briefing, saying that a number of Indian diplomats and staffers were involved in ‘coordinating terrorist and subversive activities in Pakistan under the garb of diplomatic ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
At least 39 people were killed and 69 injured when engine and nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district with the railways suspecting sabotage behind the derailment, the third in as many months. The engine and nine coaches of the Bhubaneswar-bound train went off the track near Kuneru station around 11 pm on Sunday night, Chief public relations officer of East Coast Railway J P Mishra said. Thirty-nine people have ...Rediff.com, 9 hours ago
Pakistani media reported on Wednesday that Sartaj Aziz, the Foreign Affairs Advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at a closed-door full Senate chamber meeting almost absolved former Indian Navy officer Kuldhushan Jadhav of espionage charges. After ...DNA, 1 month ago
The Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) Chief Harminder Singh Mintoo will be taken to various places, including Goa, where he is reported to have had a base, to gather information about his hideouts and contacts. His police custody was also extended by seven ...DNA, 1 month ago
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