India, Pakistan agree to cross-border ceasefire in disputed Kashmir region

The militaries of India and Pakistan said in a rare joint statement on Thursday that they had agreed to observe a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir, having exchanged fire hundreds of times in recent months. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kashmir region in… Read More India, Pakistan agree to cross-border ceasefire in disputed Kashmir region

Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence, defense lawyers said. Pakistan’s acting foreign secretary described the ruling as a travesty of justice. The ruling comes weeks after a sharp escalation in… Read More Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

One dead, dozens injured as militants attack bus stand in northern India

A grenade explosion orchestrated by a Pakistan-based militant group at a bus stand in the Indian city of Jammu killed one person and wounded at least 32 on Thursday, police said. The blast came three weeks after an attack by another Pakistan-based group killed 40 Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir, escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed… Read More One dead, dozens injured as militants attack bus stand in northern India