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Union Minister Rajnath reviews security situation a day after air strike on terrorist camp in Pak soil


 A detailed presentation was given about the security situation in the country and steps taken to ensure peace in all sensitive places, during the meeting of officials.   New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in the country, especially along the border with Pakistan, a day after Indian fighter jets bombed the biggest camp of ...

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India nails Pakistan’s lie of shooting down 2 IAF jets


Islamabad claimed to shoot down two Indian Air Force aircraft and arrest an Indian pilot minutes after IAF chased out three Pakistani Air Force (PAF) jets from Indian territory Wednesday morning.   NEW DELHI: India rejected all claims of Pakistan shooting down aircraft of Indian Air Force on Wednesday. Islamabad claimed to shoot down two Indian Air Force aircraft and arrest an Indian pilot ...

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Airline Vistara halts service to North Indian cities amid tensions


The cities restricted from airline services include Amritsar, Srinagar, Chandigarh and Jammu.   NEW DELHI: Indian airline Vistara said on Wednesday flights to and from four cities in northern India are on hold as tensions between nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan escalate. “Due to airspace restrictions, flights to and from Amritsar, Srinagar, Chandigarh and Jammu are currently on hold,” Vistara, a ...

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Arun Jaitely refers to US’ strike on Pakistan, says India can also recreate Abbottabad like attack


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s refers to United States’ Osama raids to defend India’s strike on Pakistan, asserts ‘anything is possible today’.    New Delhi: Amid mounting tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack and Indian Air Force strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed’s training camp in Pakistan’s Balakot, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday warned the neighbouring country saying ...

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Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight identified: Police


Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday identified two militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. A police spokesperson in a statement said, “Based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Memender area in district Shopian, a cordon and search operation was launched  today morning jointly by Police and security ...

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8 airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh closed for civilian air traffic

Mumbai airport has cancelled flights to all 4 sectors that it operates across Jammu, Srinagar, Amritsar and Chandigarh.  New Delhi: Several airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Amritsar, Pathankot, Gaggal, Dehradun and Chandigarh have been closed for civilian operation, airport sources said on Wednesday as the airports` facilities are currently being used by the Indian Air Force (IAF), sources told Zee Media. ...

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India rejects Pakistan’s claim, says no IAF jet shot down


India on Wednesday rejected Pakistan’s claim and said that no aircraft of the Indian Air Force was shot down.   Pakistan had earlier claimed to shoot down two Indian Air Force aircraft and arrest an Indian pilot minutes after IAF chased out three Pakistani Air Force jets from Indian territory Wednesday morning. Pakistan Major General A Ghafoor said that the ...

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Four PaK civilians killed, 11 injured in Indian shelling across LoC: Pakistan


SRINAGAR: Pakistan on Tuesday alleged that Indian troops on Tuesday late evening resorted to indiscriminate shelling from across the LoC, leaving at least four civilians dead and 11 others injured in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), Dawn newspaper quoted officials as having said. According to report published by Dawn newspaper, “the machinegun, mortar and artillery shelling began at about 5:30 pm simultaneously in Kotli, Bhimber ...

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IAF Jet Crash: Air service suspended in J&K


Srinagar Hours after the IAF jet was crashed in Budgam district that claimed the life of 2 pilots, the airport authorities on Wednesday have cancelled all the commercial flights operating from Srinagar, Jammu Leh, and Pathankot airport. Reports said that all the commercial flights have been cancelled, while some of them are on hold for security reasons. “Airports in Leh, ...

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