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Pakistan claims to have shot down Indian drone near LoC

Updated: Nov 19, 2016 21:16 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov. 16 (ANI): Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations ( ISPR) Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa has claimed that Pakistani troops have allegedly shot down an Indian quadcopter at Aagahi post in Rakhchakri sector.

Bajwa took to Twitter to say that the quadcopter had intruded 60 metres inside Pakistani territory and it fell near Agahi post after it was shot down, reports Geo News.

He further said that Pakistani troops took the quadcopter into their territory.

This come a day after the Indian Navy strongly denied media reports in Pakistan that one of its submarines being detected and blocked from entering the latter nation's waters.

Several media organisations had earlier run 'footage' and photographs of what Islamabad said was a submarine trying to enter Pakistan waters.

The Pakistan Navy in a release asserted that the submarine was detected "south of the Pakistani coast". (ANI)

New York [USA], Feb. 24(ANI) : US President Donald Trump described his administration's moves to deport illegal immigrants as a military operation.

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Beijing [China], Feb. 24(ANI): Following the visit by Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar's to the country for the strategic dialogue, China hopes that it has achieved its expected goals and is of positive significance for promoting bilateral relations.

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Trumps calls Tillerson trip to Mexico 'tough'

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 01:32 IST

New York[USA], Feb. 24(ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has termed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Mexico as 'tough'.

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to boost cooperation

Updated: Feb 23, 2017 21:14 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistan and Turkey on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong strategic partnership.

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PM Hasina to visit India in April

Updated: Feb 23, 2017 20:14 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 23 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India in April.

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Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): The Sindh Home Department on Thursday issued a notification listing areas of Karachi which could be the next targets of the terrorists.

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Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): The Pakistani Army claimed on Thursday that it has averted a major terrorist incident which could have targeted university students in Balochistan.

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Afghan envoy demands reopening Torkham border

Updated: Feb 23, 2017 17:55 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): Afghan ambassador to Islamabad Omar Zakhilwal has demanded authorities to reopen the Torkham border, which was shut down by Pakistan following the Sehwan attack.

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Ankara [Turkey], Feb. 23 (ANI): Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag on Thursday called on the newly installed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to extradite cleric Fetullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for the last year's failed coup attempt.

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New York [USA], Feb. 23 (ANI): Malaysia has asked Interpol to put out an alert for four missing North Korean suspects wanted in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, police said Thursday.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): The latest International Student Survey has shown a record 10 per cent surge in the number of international students coming to Australia to 5,54,179.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested the Director General of National Database and Regulatory Authority (NADRA), Tahir Akram, over corruption charges.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) today reserved its verdict on the Panama Leaks case and stated that a verdict would be announced at a later date.

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Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 23 (ANI): At least eight people have been killed and several others injured after a powerful explosion rocked an under-construction building in Lahore's busy Defence Y block area.

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Four killed, six injured in Lahore blast

Updated: Feb 23, 2017 13:07 IST

Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 23. (ANI): At least four persons were killed and six others injured after an explosion in Lahore's DHA Z-Block.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistan and Iran have agreed that the Border Security Commission of the two countries will meet soon to ensure that terrorists and smugglers are not able to operate from each other's territories.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara on a three day official visit to Turkey.

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Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 (ANI): Amin M. Mawji, OBE, Diplomatic Representative, Aga Khan Development hailed the growing partnership between India and Uganda, saying the relationship is building the foundation for future economic progress.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 23 (ANI): Pakistan has speeded up its efforts to fight terrorists as it is silently enhancing its military capability by acquiring equipment and weapons required to combat terrorism.

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Kampala [Uganda], Feb. 23 (ANI): Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has welcomed the decision to manufacture in Uganda with Indian skills and expertise, saying the local population needs to be empowered for long-term goals.

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