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Uneasy suspense in Kashmir Valley continues as people are storing essential items fearing a backlash from the authorities in wake of the Pulwama attack earlier this month in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed. The former chief minister of J&K and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, calls that his father and party president Dr. Farooq Abdullah spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath …

Pakistani troops disobeyed ceasefire Saturday by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defense spokesman said. “At about 4.30 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera sector,” he stated. The spokesman said the Army is …

Air India’s Mumbai control center on February 23 got a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, following which the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, as per the official note. “A telephonic message received by the station duty office, AI (Air …

Airports all over the country have been put on high alert after an airline’s operation center in Mumbai got a call on Saturday that an Indian carrier’s flight will be hijacked to Pakistan. This will mean improvised security at airports, including a stricter pre-boarding screening of passengers and of vehicles going to the car park. The …

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale ​said that the air force hit at the JeM camp run by Yusuf Azhar, touted to be the brother-in-law of Masood Azhar, the chief of the terror outfit. Yusuf Azhar alias Mohammad Salim was one of the men who hijacked the Indian Airline flight IC 814 to Kandahar in 1999. The JeM chief …

Two weeks after the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama in Kashmir, Indian Air Force’s fighter jets crossed the Line of Control to destroy a major terrorist camp near Balakot with bombs in the wee hours of Tuesday. IAF sources revealed that 10 Air Force Mirage jets dropped 1000 kg bombs on terror camps across the …

Several Mirage 2000 aircraft dropped 1,000 kg bombs on terrorist camps across the LoC. The airstrike took place at 3.30 am Sources said terrorist launchpads in Balakot, Chakothi and Muzaffarabad were completely destroyed in the IAF air strikes, and that Jaish-e-Mohammed control rooms were also destroyed. India’s airstrikes come days after Jaish-e-Mohammed, a Pakistan-based terrorist …

A huge action  for Pulwama terror attack, Indian  Air forces on Tuesday dropped 1000kg bombs on terror camps across Line of Control, which led to complete destruction of these camps. As per sources, these bombs were dropped at 3:30am on Jaish-e-Mohammad terror module which were behind the deadly Pulwama attack. Demanding a strong action against …

In a major retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out air strikes against JeM terror camps in the wee hours of Tuesday. 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the IAF carried out the air strikes for forty minutes in which JeM’s alpha-3 …

The Government on Monday said that a sum of Rs 46 crore has been collected and dispersed as part of the “Bharat Ke Veer” initiative for CRPF troopers who lost their lives in the February 14 Pulwama attack. Over 80,000 people came forward in the last few days since Thursday to contribute over Rs 20 …

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in its report on the Rafale fighter jet deal with France, has highlighted the drawbacks of settling for a ‘Letter of Comfort’ rather than a sovereign guarantee by the French government. The report, tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, noted that the 2007 UPA deal consisting a 15 percent bank …

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stated that the CAG report on the Rafale deal does not mention the dissent note by negotiators and said he doesn’t think it’s worth the paper its written on. Gandhi’s dismissal of the Comptroller and Auditor General report came hours after the paper was shown in Parliament. The government’s …