'Remember Abbottabad!' India slams Pak for presenting 'dossier of lies' at UN
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 India on Tuesday lambasted Islamabad for presenting a "dossier of lies" against New Delhi at the United Nations, saying "concocting documents and peddling false narratives" is not new to Pakistan, which hosts the worlds largest number of UN proscribed terrorists.
General Officer Commanding of Army's Chinar Corps commented on the terror situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Lt Gen BS Raju said that Pakistan attracts Kashmiri youth for education and then diverts some of them into terrorism. He added that as security forces were plugging gaps in border infrastructure, Pakistan was sending drugs and weapons via drones and tunnels. He said that the forces are countering this using advanced technology. He also said that at 217, strength of terrorists in the Valley was at a decadal low. Watch the full video for more.
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Speaking to ANI in Srinagar on January 17, GOC of Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General BS Raju said, "Pakistan's desire to send weapons and drugs through drones and tunnels is definitely a challenge. To deal with this, we are using some advance technologies including ground-penetrating radars to detect tunnels."
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A Baloch leader has demanded through investigation into the mysterious death of Banuk Karima Baloch, a political and human rights activist in Canada as she was receiving life threats and abusive messages on her social media accounts. Hakeem Baloch, President of Baloch National Movement UK Zone, who is also her close friend, call her a brave lady who can't commit suicide. The 37-year-old Baloch activist, who came to Canada in 2016, campaigned extensively against disappearances and human rights violations in the troubled Balochistan province. Karima was among many young and educated Baloch political activists who have migrated to Europe, Canada and the United States. They even face life threats in the West as Islamabad accuses them as 'traitors' for raising human rights issues in Balochistan.
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