DNA analysis of Robert Vadra-DLF land deal's missing pages

The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.
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Peshawar school massacre 'Pakistan's 9/11': Minister

A Taliban massacre at a school is "Pakistan's 9/11", the country's top foreign policy official said on Friday, saying the assault that left 149 dead would change the country's approach to fighting terror.

Despite billions in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan`s army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.

Lakhvi's detention just an "eyewash": 26/11 prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam

 Ujjwal Nikam, the special public prosecutor in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case, on Friday dismissed the detention of top LeT operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi by Pakistan authorities as a mere "eyewash".

54 Indian soldiers believed to be in Pakistani jails: Manohar Parrikar

 At least 54 missing defence personnel of 1965 and 1971 wars are believed to be in custody in Pakistan, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told parliament Friday.

Pakistan executes two militants after lifting ban on death penalty

Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty.

Pakistani forces kill 67 militants in countrywide crackdown

 Stepping up the campaign against terrorists, Pakistani security forces killed at least 67 militants in a countrywide swoop today, taking the number of insurgents killed to 124 after the brutal Peshawar school massacre that left 148 people dead.

Pak to set up military courts for terrorist trials

 Pakistan's Defence Minister on Friday said that the government will set up military courts for trials of terrorism-related cases in the country.

Tweet controversy: Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif's Twitter handle fake?

The twitter handle @PakArmyChief from which the controversial tweet "Asked PM Nawaz Sharif to hang all terrorists. More than 3,000 terrorists should be hanged in next 48 hours," was made, was soon suspended after the ISPR (Inter Service Public Relations) declared it fake.

12 Talibans killed by Pak forces in Karachi, Balochistan

 Two Taliban commanders were among 12 militants, including foreigners, shot dead by Pakistani forces on Friday in Karachi and Ziarat district of troubled neighbouring province of Balochistan, officials said.

Execution rules changed in Pakistan's Punjab

 With the Pakistan government deciding to end the moratorium on death sentence in terrorism cases following Tuesday`s tragedy in Peshawar, the rules for carrying out the death sentence have been changed in Punjab province in an effort to expedite the execution process.

Assam alerts districts after Peshawar school attack

Following the terrorist attack in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan, Assam government on Friday said it has asked all the districts to remain alert and ordered the security forces to be ready to stop any such incidents.

Ajit Doval terms detention of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi as 'positive'

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday termed as "positive" detention of Mumbai attack planner Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, whose bail from a court sparked an outrage in India.

Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!
Amazing Kane Williamson completes 2000 ODI runs!

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson completed 2000 ODI runs on Friday in the fifth and final limited over-match game against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach
India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach

Pakistan hockey team coach Shahnaz Sheikh made allegations that it was "India's conspiracy" to put pressure on his players ahead of the Champions Trophy final against Germany, which his team lost 0-2.

Two dreaded terrorists to be hanged anytime soon in Pakistan

Authorities were on Friday making final preparations to execute anytime soon two feared terrorists convicted for attacks at army headquarters and former army chief Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted the moratorium on the death sentences.

New Zealand bat in fifth one-day against Pakistan
New Zealand bat in fifth one-day against Pakistan

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bat in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

16 Indian airspace violations by Pakistan, China this year: Govt

Sixteen cases of transgression into the Indian airspace have been recorded this year from China and Pakistan, the highest since 2012, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature condole Pakistan terror attack

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature on Friday condoled the death of Pakistan terror attack victims, 132 among whom were children.

Bail to Lakhvi has come as a "shock" to all those who believe in humanity: PM Modi

Making a statement in Parliament on Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi being granted bail in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that “India has strongly conveyed to Pakistan our sentiments”.