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Kargil war tripped Pakistan, says Daily Times

The Pakistani military’s decision to launch a covert war against India in Kargil in 1999 has made Islamabad “progressively irrelevant” internationally, a columnist said Wednesday. “In the context of Pakistan-India relations, 1999 can be called one of the most significant years of the post-Cold War phase,” wrote columnist Qaisar Rashid in the Daily Times. He said the Kargil war “suggested ...

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US Appoints Richard Rahul Verma as US Ambassador to India

The US Senate has unanimously confirmed President Barack Obama’s nominee, Richard Rahul Verma, as the next American ambassador to India, making him the first Indian-American to hold the post, in New Delhi. The 46-year-old Verma, a former key aide to then secretary of state Hillary Clinton, was approved by the Senate by a unanimous voice vote on Tuesday, signifying the ...

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