Militants dressed in Indian army uniforms killed eight people in attacks on an Indian police station and army base near the Pakistan border on Thursday, triggering calls to cancel talks between the rival nations' leaders at the weekend.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday there could be no "business as usual" with Pakistan after a clash last week along the line dividing the arch-rivals in Kashmir in which two Indian soldiers were kil
Military officials from India and Pakistan will hold talks on Monday at the Line of Control, which divides disputed Kashmir, in a bid to defuse tensions after a series of deadly attacks in the region, Indian army officials said.
India accused old enemy Pakistan of sending troops across the heavily militarised line dividing the disputed region of Kashmir on Tuesday, and said two of its soldiers were killed and one wounded in a gunfight.
The body of one of
An avalanche buried over 100 Pakistani soldiers near the Siachen glacier on the border with India on Saturday, the army spokesman said, adding that casualties were expected.
Several Pakistani television channels reported earlier that about
At least 11 people were killed on Monday in anti-government and Quran demonstrations across Indian Kashmir, police said, in the biggest single death toll from protests in the disputed region in years.
This includes seven people killed when
Nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, whose relationship is key to efforts to stabilise Afghanistan, held their first official talks since the 2008 attacks on Mumbai on Thursday and agreed to stay in touch.
India blames Pakistan-based m
India and Pakistan held their first official talks since the 2008 Mumbai attacks on Thursday, a meeting that is unlikely to lead to an immediate breakthrough but may help thaw relations between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
India opened the airport in troubled Kashmir for international traffic for the first time, as part of an effort to boost the Himalayan region's ailing tourism industry.
Sonia Gandhi, head of India's ruling Congress party, inaugurat
Hindus in Indian Kashmir called off their two-month protest after the government allowed them temporary use of land at the centre of a religious row for an annual pilgrimage, officials said on Sunday.
At least 38 people have been killed so