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Alasdair Pal

Attacked by both sides - journalists caught in the crossfire of Kashmir conflict

09 Apr 2019

SRINAGAR Most nights in recent weeks, journalist Asif Qureshi’s phone vibrates with a message from a known number of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based militant group that killed 40 Indian paramilitary policemen in a suicide attack in Kashmir in February: "Allah always keeps you in safety and security".

Attacked by both sides: journalists caught in the crossfire of Kashmir conflict

09 Apr 2019

* Conditions for journalists in Kashmir worst in decades-reporters

RPT-Facebook, Twitter sucked into India-Pakistan information war

03 Apr 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI, April 2 Pakistani social media campaigner Hanzala Tayyab leads about 300 ultra-nationalist cyber warriors fighting an internet war with arch-foe India, in a battle that is increasingly sucking in global tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook.

Facebook, Twitter sucked into India-Pakistan information war

02 Apr 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI Pakistani social media campaigner Hanzala Tayyab leads about 300 ultra-nationalist cyber warriors fighting an internet war with arch-foe India, in a battle that is increasingly sucking in global tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook.

Guns and tourists: Aboard the unlikely India-Pakistan 'friendship bus'

22 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI One Friday morning before dawn, a half-empty Volvo coach slipped out of New Delhi's Ambedkar bus terminal under armed guard, the sirens of a police convoy wailing.

Modi government advertising blitz dries up as Indian poll rules kick in

11 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI An advertising blitz by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, which saw more than 150 newspaper ads in the past 10 days lauding its performance, stopped on Monday, a day after the schedule for the next general election was announced.

Modi government advertising blitz dries up as Indian poll rules kick in

11 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI, March 11 An advertising blitz by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, which saw more than 150 newspaper ads exulting over its performance in 10 days, stopped on Monday, a day after the schedule for the next general election was announced.

Indian lawmakers get off on wrong foot in 'shoe brawl'

07 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI Two lawmakers from India's ruling party were set to be disciplined on Friday after a fight using a shoe as a weapon went viral on social media. | Video

India welcomes Pakistan's return of captured pilot, as powers urge de-escalation

01 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian military officials said on Thursday they welcomed Pakistan's planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers. | Video

WRAPUP 12-World urges restraint as India, Pakistan trade blows over Kashmir

28 Feb 2019

* Pakistan says it has captured Indian pilots, struck targets

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