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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 15, 2019, 08.36 AM (IST)

Reject insinuation by India to link Pulwama attack to Pak without investigation: Pakistan government

Pakistan said terrorist attack in Kashmir's Pulwama district is "a matter of grave concern" even as it strongly rejected Indian media and government's allegations of the country's link to the strike "without" probe.

All countries should uphold responsibility to deny safe haven to terrorists, says US after Pulwama attack

Hours after the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama claimed lives of over 40 CRPF men, the world has spoken in one voice and has united behind India. 

Trump to sign shutdown bill and issue emergency declaration: Senator McConnell

Trump will sign a spending bill averting a government shutdown but will also issue an emergency declaration to fund his controversial border wall, White House said.

Stop supporting terrorists, dismantle terror safe havens: India to Pakistan

India slammed Pakistan over the Pulwama terror attack carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed and asked the neighbouring country to stop supporting terrorists and dismantle terror infrastructure operating from its soil.

Union Minister Arun Jaitley to resume charge as Finance Minister today: Report

Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who had passed on the charge of the Finance Ministry to Piyush Goyal while receiving medical treatment in the US, will resume office from today

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In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, a suicide bomber from the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a CRPF bus in Pulwama district on Thursday, killing at least 40 personnel and leaving many critically wounded.