Pak Bid To Target Military Installations Foiled: MEA

NEW DELHI — Pakistan has used its Air Force to target “military installations” in India in response to Indian counter-militancy operations but their attempts were foiled successfully, External Affairs Ministry claimed on Wednesday. In a very brief press statement, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, accompanied by Air Vice Marshal R G K Kapoor, also said […]

Treated Well By Pakistan Army: Captured Pilot 

NEW DELHI — A video released by Pakistan on Wednesday evening  purportedly shows captive Indian pilot, Wing Commander Abhinadan Varthaman, looking calm and composed and claiming he has been treated “very well” by the Pakistani army. The video clip, released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistani armed forces,  went viral on […]

India-Pakistan tension: Airport shutdowns affect international flights

New Delhi:– International flights that transit between Indian and Pakistani airspace have been hit by the airport shutdowns in cities near the India-Pakistan border after tension escalated between the two countries on Wednesday. While on the Indian side airports at Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Chandigarh, Amritsar and Dehradrun were closed for civilian air traffic, Pakistan has […]

Anguished Over ‘Blatant Politicisation’ Of Sacrifices Of Armed Forces: Oppn  

NEW DELHI — Twenty-one opposition parties Wednesday expressed anguish over what they alleged was “blatant politicisation” of the sacrifices of armed forces and urged the government to take the nation into confidence on all measures to protect India’s sovereignty, unity and integrity. After a meeting in the Parliament Library, the leaders of these parties issued […]

India Summons Pak Envoy, Hands Over ‘Dossier’  

NEW DELHI — India Wednesday handed over to Pakistan a dossier on “specific details” of involvement of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in the Pulwama attack on CRPF as also the presence of camps of the outfit in that country.  The dossier was handed over to the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, who was summoned by the […]

Pakistan stops International flights from various cities amid Indo-Pak tension

New Delhi:- All incoming and outgoing local and international flights have been suspended until further orders, he was quoted as saying. “A flight from Guanghzou, China has been sent back,” the manager further said. The channel quoting its sources said a passenger airplane was stopped from taking off from Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar […]

‘Ready For Talks’, Says Imran Khan As Border Tension Escalates

ISLAMABAD — Amid heightened tension across the border, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday offered to defuse tensions with India and resolve the issues through talks. “All wars in world history have been miscalculated; those who started the wars did not know where it would end,” Imran Khan said in a live TV address. “So, […]

Indo-pak tension: Bengal govt shifts Pak inmates to high-security cells

Kolkata: The West Bengal government has shifted 14 Pakistani prisoners, lodged in two correctional homes here, to separate barracks and “high-security” cells, amid soaring tension between India and its western neighbor, a senior official said. The state government’s move comes days after a 50-year-old Pakistani convict was allegedly killed by fellow inmates in Rajasthan’s Jaipur […]

India ‘successfully’ test-fires two Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles

New Delhi:- India on Tuesday ‘successfully’ test-fired two indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles (QRSAM) from a test range off the Odisha coast, according to defence officials. The development came after the Indian Air Force (IAF) violated Pakistani airspace near the Line of Control (LoC) and were chased away by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) which […]

Central Kashmir: IAF Chopper Crashes In Budgam, 7 Killed  

SRINAGAR — Six IAF officers including two pilots and a civilian were killed when an IAF helicopter crashed in Budgam district of central Kashmir, officials said. The helicopter crashed in an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam around 10.05 am, they said, adding  seven bodies have been recovered from the scene. A senior police […]

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