Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fresh fire across their border Saturday as U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon offered to mediate between the nuclear-armed neighbors following an alarming increase in tensions.
India was evacuating thousands of people living near the border with Pakistan on Friday, a day after carrying out strikes along the de-facto frontier in disputed Kashmir, escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, .....1 Comment
India on Tuesday pulled out of a key regional summit in Pakistan citing an increase in cross-border terrorist attacks, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours escalates.
India has said it may review the 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan, an agreement to share the waters of six cross-border rivers, following a terror attack on an Indian Army camp in Kashmir recently.
A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to southern India, the airline said.
India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault for 7.9 billion euros (US$8.8 billion), one of its biggest defense deals in decades.
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have charged a leading human rights activist under a controversial security law and rearrested him, shortly after a court ordered him freed, a police officer said Thursday.
Hundreds of thousands of monks, devotees and tourists have flocked to India's remote Ladakh region for a rare Buddhist festival, dubbed the "Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas" by promoters.
Indian police said Friday they have arrested a prominent Kashmiri activist who was this week prevented from travelling to Geneva, where he had been due to brief U.N. officials on the strife-torn region.