Talks to end crisis in Pakistan gaining momentum

The lingering political crisis in Pakistan seemed to be headed towards a resolution after weeks of turmoil with efforts to seal a negotiated settlement between the government and protesters gaining momentum.

Pak Army contradicts Sharif, says govt asked it to mediate

Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped into the political crisis by talking to two protesting organisations but delivered a snub to the beleaguered government which had claimed that it had not sought military's mediation.

Defence is of paramount importance to Pakistan: Dar

Defence is of paramount importance to Pakistan and government will allocate necessary resources to the armed forces in view of the current security situation, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said.

Pak Army violates ceasefire, fires on forward areas

Pakistani Army on Tuesday again violated the ceasefire by firing on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

Assessing if Pakistan serious about ceasefire, says India

India said Sunday it would assess the situation arising out of a sharp increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the border in Jammu and Kashmir as it develops and leave it for the time being to the two directors general of military operations who have been tasked to restore peace.

Hyderabad bids a tearful adieu to Lance Naik Feroze Khan

Scores of people and political leaders paid homage to Indian Army soldier Lance Naik Feroze Khan, who was killed in Pak firing.

Talks with militants within constitutional parameters: Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Pakistani military fully backs government`s move to hold peace talks with banned militant groups but parleys must be held within constitutional parameters, army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said.

Kayani gets additional charge as chairman of JCSC

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Tuesday assumed the additional charge as the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee until a replacement is selected for the top post.

Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from Keran sector

A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from Keran sector along the Line of Control in Kashmir valley on Monday, even as the operation against militants holed up there entered the 14th day.

Heavy firing between Indian Army, infiltrators at Keran Sector along LoC

Giving a tough fight to the infiltrators who are constantly firing at Indian posts in Keran Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir on Sunday, the soldiers of Indian Army remains successful to keep them at bay for the 13th day today.

120 ceasefire violations by Pakistan this year, highest in 8 years

20 incidents of ceasefire violation have occurred this year so far along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, highest in the last eight years.

`Pak Army has no reservations over dialogue with Taliban`

The Pakistani Army has no reservations or danger from dialogue with the Taliban, Corps Commander Peshawar Lt General Khalid Rabbani has said.

Army rule in Quetta to pave way for international forces: Pak lawmaker

Handing Quetta to the Army would pave the way for the arrival of international forces in the province, according to Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani.

Shias in Quetta refuse to bury victims; demand Army control

Hundreds of minority Shia Hazaras continued their sit-in protest for a second day in southwest Pakistan`s terror-hit Quetta.

Did Hafiz Saeed incite Pak troops into killing Indian soldiers?

Reports have claimed that Hafiz Saeed had visited the LoC a week before the gruesome killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army regulars.

US rejects Pakistan demand for UN probe into Indian soldiers’ killing

The United States has turned down Pakistan’s demand for an international probe into the January 8 killing of two Indian soldiers along the LoC.

Pakistan killed our soldiers, it must answer: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday accused Pakistan of violating the 2003 ceasefire.

Guns fall silent on LoC

The Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir was calm on Wednesday morning after overnight clashes between Indian and Pakistan troops.

India to take up killings `very firmly`

India said on Wednesday that it will take up "very firmly" with Islamabad the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers in J&K by Pakistani troops.

Pakistani Army action highly provocative, inhuman: AK Antony

India described as “highly provocative” the action of the Pakistani soldiers to infiltrate into Indian territory along the LoC and kill two jawans.