China relents to designate Masood Azhar a global terrorist

China, which had blocked moves to blacklist Masood Azhar four times, finally dropped its objections saying it “found no objection after a careful study of revised materials.” Read More
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‘Truth under compulsions’: Pak spins Sushma’s Balakot remark

The Pakistan army spun the fresh statement given by the external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, claiming that “no Pakistani civilian or soldier” was killed in the Balakot air strike, and used the statement to “propagate” their version of the attack. Read More
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Opposition accuse Modi of politicizing military in campaign

The opposition complained to the EC against PM Narendra Modi for politicizing the sacrifices of armed forces when he urged first-time voters to dedicate their vote to the CRPF jawans killed in the Pulwama terror attack and the airmen who carried out the bombing in Pakistan’s Balakot. Read More
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Pakistan says India to attack soon, New Delhi rubbishes claim

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi claimed that Islamabad has intelligence that India is going to attack his country again after the Indian Air Force carried out a raid on a terror camp in Balakot. He also said India would attack Pakistan “between April 16 and 20”. Read More
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In Rajasthan, bookies predict NDA to retain power after LS poll

Prior to the Balakot air strike carried out by the Indian Air Force, the betting market had predicted 280 seats for NDA. Now, according to the bookies, the surgical strike will work in favour of the BJP as the “mood of the nation has changed”. Read More
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‘PAF F-16 pilot’: Identified father says ‘Shahaz-ud-Din’ not his son

In a new turn of events, a retired Air Marshal Wasim-ud-din of Pakistan, who media reports claimed as a father of downed Pakistani F-16 pilot, Wing Commander Shahaz-ud-Din (or Shahzaz-ud-Din, according to some reports), has said that Shahaz-ud-Din was not his son. Read More
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IAF confirms Jaish camp hit; Abhinandan to fly again if fit

The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, on Monday, while addressing a news conference in Coimbatore, has confirmed that the air strikes achieved their objectives. Read More
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Pakistan may not oppose listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist

In yet another development in the tense situation between India and Pakistan, the Pakistani media has quoted a Pakistani official claiming that Pakistan government may withdraw its opposition to listing Jaish-e-Muhammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Read More
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BJP dots Ahmedabad with posters lauding Modi for Balakot bombing

Various hoardings carrying the images of Narendra Modi along with the Indian soldiers and with messages such as “Modi hai toh mumkin hai”, lauding the prime minister for the IAF strikes on terror camps in Pakistan, dotted the city of Ahmedabad ahead of Modi’s visit to the city. Read More
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Indian military says it has proof of IAF hit on Balakot Jaish camp

The Indian defence establishment claimed, on Friday, it had synthetic aperture radar (SAR) pictures for proving that it had effectively hit the Jaish-e-Muhammed’s terror training facility at Balakot in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan in the February 26 air strikes. Read More
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