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    India SC appoints arbitration panel for disputed holy site

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:02am on March 09, 2019

    India’s top court Friday named a three-man panel including a famous guru to resolve a seemingly intractable and highly emotive dispute raging for decades over...

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    India signs $3b submarine deal with Russia

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:34am on March 09, 2019

    India has signed a $3 billion deal to lease a third Russian nuclear-powered submarine for 10 years, giving Delhi a boost in the Indian Ocean...

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    Pak PM pledges again to eliminate extremists

    Reuters . Islamabad/ New Delhi | Updated at 12:31am on March 09, 2019

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Friday said no extremist group would be allowed to operate from Pakistani soil to carry out attacks abroad, days...

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    Musharraf says Pak intel used JeM to target India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:44am on March 08, 2019

    Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said Masoor Azhar-led Jaish-e-Mohammed was a terror outfit but indicated that his country’s  intelligence had used it to...

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    Pak crackdown on extremists begins

    Reuters . Islamabad, Pakistan/ Srinagar, New Delhi, India | Updated at 12:37am on March 08, 2019

    Pakistan intensified its crackdown against Islamist extremists on Thursday, with the government announcing it had taken control of 182 religious schools and detained more than...

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    Three killed as blasts strike near Kabul rally

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 05:02pm on March 07, 2019

    At least two blasts struck a large ceremony Thursday attended by Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah and other leading government officials, killing three...

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    Grenade attack in India's Jammu injures 18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:57pm on March 07, 2019

    At least 18 people sustained injuries in a grenade attack in Jammu on Thursday, which comes exactly three weeks after the terror attack in Pulwama....

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    Pakistan begins crackdown on militant groups amid global pressure

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:41am on March 06, 2019

    Pakistan said on Tuesday it had begun a crackdown on Islamist militant groups, detaining 44 members of banned organisations including close relatives of the leader...

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    US satellite images cast doubt on Indian claim

    Reuters . New Delhi/ Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India...

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    Fasten your seatbelts, Jai Hind!

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    Air India has reminded cabin crews to follow all announcements with a rousing cry of ‘Hail India!’ as nationalistic fervour grips the nation in its...