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Pakistan says ready to use nuclear weapons

Pakistan is ready to use nuclear weapons against India, a senior Pakistani official confirmed on Monday. Appearing on the Pakistani television channel “Geo,” Pakistan’s Defense...

India clears US$3.2 billion purchase of naval choppers

NEW DELHI: India will purchase more than 100 armed helicopters for its navy to replace its outdated French-designed fleet in a military deal worth US$3.2...

Pakistan plans to build several new nuclear reactors: Official

ABU DHABI - Pakistan plans to build at least three to four big reactors as it targets nuclear power capacity of 8,800 megawatts (MW)...

Pakistan returns helicopters given by US

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan yesterday returned five helicopters given by the US to monitor the country's border with Afghanistan after failing to secure an agreement to further retain them.The US...

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against finance minister

A Pakistani anti-corruption court issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday after he failed to appear before a scheduled hearing. Dar...

Kashmir: Court to hear plea against Article 35A

Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir –People in Kashmir have their eyes on India's Supreme Court, which is set to hear a plea against Article 35A that gives special...

Voluntary sterilization planned for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilization of Rohingya refugees, nearly a million of whom have been staying in overcrowded camps in Cox's Bazar district near Myanmar border. Pintu Kanti...

India to invest $17b on Japanese bullet trains

India will invest $17bn to build its first high-speed train system, having reached a deal with Japan to help finance the project.The network, which will run 508km...

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