Date archive forMarch, 2013
By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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Ladakh revolt: Colonel, 2 majors, captain to be court-martialled

In an unprecedented action, the Army is going to court martial as many as 168 personnel, including a colonel, two majors, a captain and 17 JCOs (junior commissioned officers), for the violent clash between officers More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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In Kandahar lies hope

By Michèle Flournoy and Michael O’Hanlon Kandahar. Ancient crossroads of Central Asia. Home province of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, and the site from which Osama bin Laden began to prepare the Sept. 11 attacks. More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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North Korea Cuts Off the Remaining Military Hot Lines With South Korea

By CHOE SANG-HUN North Korea cut off the last remaining military hot lines with South Korea on Wednesday, accusing President Park Geun-hye of South Korea of pursuing the same hard-line policy of her predecessor More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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Despite threats, North Korea keeps border factories open

A heavily armed border crossing between North and South Korea that allows the North access to $2 billion in trade a year, one of its few avenues to foreign currency, remained open on Thursday despite Pyongyang’s More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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China ‘buys fighter jets and submarines from Russia’

China has agreed to buy 24 fighter jets and four submarines from Russia, Chinese state media report. It is reported to be the first time in a decade that China has made a large-scale military purchase from Russia. Two More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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The Real Reason Russia Supports Syria

A Russian soldier in Chechnya, November 1999 (Courtesy Reuters) Mistaking Syria for Chechnya. Few issues better illustrate the limits of the Obama administration’s “reset” with Russia than the crisis in Syria. More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
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Russia’s new Middle East energy game

By Peter C. Glover and Michael J. Economides Moscow won’t jeopardize its new deeply strategic energy partnership with its Israeli-Greek Cypriot ‘Western’ partners. Where does that leave Iran? If anything More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
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Social networking existed much before Internet, technology

Modern-day social networks like Facebook and Twitter may help you stay more connected, but a new study has found that such long-distance networks existed even before the advent of Internet. Researchers studied thousands More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
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9 fascinating facts about how the world uses social networks

By Caitlin Dewey The team at bit.ly, a popular link-tracking service, has come out with an interesting new analysis on how people use social media around the world. To make the report, bit.ly tracked clicks on its More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Indian Propaganda on Pakistani Media

By Manzer Durrani Major Pakistani newspapers have given the Indians free rein to challenge the Foundational Principles of Pakistan. India has writing clubs in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkotta, and Mumbai to target Pakistani More...