1. Tensions high in Kashmir despite lull

  • Tensions remain high in the disputed area of Kashmir following days of violence around the international border. 
  • AP reporting that clashes have subsided today.
  • Yesterday, Indian Defence Minister said that series of ceasefire violations in since Sunday had all been 'unprovoked acts of aggression' by Pakistan; accused Pakistan of 'adventurism'. 
  • Pakistani Defence Minister accused India of aggression and said his country did not want confrontation (BBC India).