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No time for Politics, Jingoism
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No time for Politics, Jingoism

March 5, 2019

By T.J.S. George It is good that 12 fighter jets bombarded a terrorist camp in Pakistan with the intention of delivering a blow that would be remembered. More significantly, India crossed the Line of Control (LoC) for the first time to hit Balakot, the terrorists’ nerve centre. The message was heard in other countries as…

Air-strike Afterthoughts…
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Air-strike Afterthoughts…

March 2, 2019

Financial Shield Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is back on Indian soil and some say with his return a war has been averted. But we doubt if there would have been a war at all. Because apart from loss of lives, war also causes economic devastation and India today is a “financial asset” that super powers…

Pilot Abhinandan handed over to Indian High Commission
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Pilot Abhinandan handed over to Indian High Commission

March 1, 2019

New Delhi: India is waiting to welcome Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot in Pakistan’s captivity, with bated breath. Latest reports from across the border say that Abhinandan has been handed over to Indian High Commission in Pakistan at Islamabad and he is expected to cross Wagah border after 3 pm. The…

India shoots down Pak F-16 fighter jet
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India shoots down Pak F-16 fighter jet

February 27, 2019

All airspace close to border with Pakistan indefinitely shut down Pak planes violate Indian airspace; chased by IAF fighters Indian pilots battle-ready; can take off in two minutes New Delhi: India has shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet that violated Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir this morning. The F-16 was shot down in…

Pak terror camps BOMBED
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Pak terror camps BOMBED

February 26, 2019

12 days after Pulwama attack, India retaliates 12 IAF Mirage Jets drop 1,000 kg bombs on JeM camps across LoC PM holds high-level meeting with top Ministers Yes, we struck Pakistan but it is Not an act of War, says Govt. New Delhi: India called the strikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) training camp located deep…

PM holds high-level meeting
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PM holds high-level meeting

February 26, 2019

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top Ministers in his Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) at his home in Delhi amid reports that India had carried out pre-dawn air-strikes on terror camps across the Line of Control (LoC) early today. Twelve Mirage 2000 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crossed the LoC…

Air-strikes by IAF significant if it is Balakote in KPK: Omar
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Air-strikes by IAF significant if it is Balakote in KPK: Omar

February 26, 2019

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said that one cannot possibly speculate on what will happen next following the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike across the Line of Control (LoC) as there was no information of the damage caused. “Unless we know which Balakote is being talked about by the Pakistani…

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