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SWAT: At least 1300 extremists have been killed during the last three months in Operation Rah-e-Raast; while, 75 security personnel were martyred.
Swat Media Center Incharge Col. Akhtar said the passport office will start functioning within two days.
The wife and father-in-law of the leader of the Pakistani Taliban have reportedly been killed in an air raid in Pakistan’s South Waziristan region.
A missile, suspected to have been fired from a US drone, reportedly hit the home of Akramud Din, the father-in-law of Baitullah Mehsud, the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban, early on Wednesday. Continue reading
taken place along the Line of Control (LoC) since 2006 in which nine Indian
security personnel were killed, the government said on Monday.
“A total of 110 incidents of ceasefire violations have taken place along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir since 2006. These include 47 incidents of trans-LoC firing… our troops have suffered nine fatal and 25 non-fatal casualties,” defence minister A K Antony said in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
VIDEOS OF SSG FORCES OPERATING IN PEOCHAR VALLEY WERE AIRED BY VARIOUS CHANNELS THROUGHOUT COUNTRY AND WORLD .. THING TO BE NOTICED IN THESE VIDEOS IS THAT SSG USED ITS NEW AND IMPROVED WEPONS IN THIS OPERATION. Continue reading
WASHINGTON: The US Senate has approved a measure which may lead to the clearance of $1.3 billion of outstanding defence bills for Pakistan and will also enable Islamabad to received additional $700 million from the counter-insurgency fund. Continue reading
ISI chief Shuja Pasha has requested a meeting with his Indian counterpart. India is yet to respond to the request and sources said the government was assessing the request carefully.
The ISI chief had recently met Indian defence attaches in the high commission in Islamabad and this request was formally made to them. The request came along with a briefing on terrorism related aspects. This happened around the time that PM Manmohan Singh travelled to Italy for the G-8 summit.