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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Awarded Vir Chakra

Aug 14, 2019 PTI

36-year-old IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman had suffered injuries while ejecting from his MiG-21 Bison during the aerial combat between Indian and Pakistani air forces on February 27.

Closed After Balakot Strike, Pakistan Airspace Opened For Indian Flights: Report

Jul 16, 2019 PTI

The move is expected to give a major relief to Air India, which suffered a huge financial loss of around Rs 491 crore as it had to re-route its various international flights due to the closure of the Pakistan airspace.


Dubai-Based Indian Businessman Installs Hand Pumps In Poverty-Stricken Pakistan District

Joginder Singh Salaria set up nearly 62 water pumps in Tharparkar district with the help of local social workers, after knowing the plight of the area through social media. He also sent bags of grains to the community.

Balakot Attack Was To Ensure Terrorists Don't Carry Out Action Against India, Says General Rawat

May 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Chief of Army staff was interacting with the media in after reviewing the passing-out parade of 264 trainees, comprising midshipmen and cadets of the Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and 10 international cadets.


Post-Balakot Air Strikes, Army Mulling To Move Air Defence Units Closer To Pakistan Border

Although the Pakistani attack on the day following the Balakot strikes by IAF was thwarted by the Air Force air defence fighters, it was felt that presence of air defence units in the area could have caused more damage to the Pakistanis

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14 May, 2019

'Modi's Ouster On May 23 Would Be A Fitting End To The Most Foul-mouthed PM': Mani Shankar Aiyar

Outlook Web Bureau

“Remember how I described him on 7 December 2017? Was I not prophetic?” writes Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar.


14 May, 2019

He's On People's Radar: Priyanka Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Cloud Theory

Outlook Web Bureau

'He (Narendra Modi) believed that he won't come on people's radar due to the cloudy weather,' said the Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.


13 May, 2019

'He Should Hide His Lack Of Knowledge Rather Than Display It': Congress On PM Modi's 'Radar' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview to a private news channel aired on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he relied on his 'raw wisdom' to dispel doubts of defence experts who wanted the air strikes to be deferred due to inclement weather.


12 May, 2019

Twitter Has A Field Day Over Narendra Modi's 'Clouds Helped Planes Escape Radar' Comment On Balakot Airstrikes

Outlook Web Bureau

"At around 12, we had second thoughts about the entire thing," Narendra Modi said, adding, "we had doubts if we would be able to go."


06 May, 2019

Pakistani TV Channels Showed People Wailing After Balakot, Rahul Baba Should Have Watched For Proof: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Air Force had carried out a strike on a terrorist camp in Balakot on February 26 after the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed on February 14.


04 May, 2019

EC Clean Chit To Modi On ‘Qatal Ki Raat’ Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a clean chit from the poll panel for the sixth time


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28 April, 2019

Rs 300 Cr Hole In Air India Pocket Due To Closure Of Pakistan Air Space After Balakot Airstrike

Outlook Web Bureau

The Pakistani airspace has remained shut for traffic to and from India ever since hostilities broke out between the two countries after the Pulwama suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14.


19 April, 2019

If Indira Gandhi Is Credited For 1971 Bangladesh War, Why Not PM Modi For Pakistan Airstrike: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said Atal Bihari Vajpayee who was a leader of the Jan Sangh, the former avatar of BJP, had complimented Indira Gandhi for the success in the Bangladesh Liberation War


19 April, 2019

India Should Accept No Surgical Strike Happened In 2016, Says Pakistan Army

Outlook Web Bureau

The statement by army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor came hours after Swaraj said that no Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike on a terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan in February.


16 April, 2019

Your One Vote Made Surgical Strike, Balakot Air Strike Possible: PM Modi At Rally

Outlook Web Bureau

Referring to the February 26 Balakot air strike and the 2016 cross-border strikes, he said: "Today India goes into Pakistan and does surgical strike. Was this possible earlier? India today goes into the enemy’s house and does air strike to eliminate them. Who made this possible? Who made it possible?"


16 April, 2019

'We Had Technology On Our Side': Air Force Chief On Balakot Strike

Outlook Web Bureau

The Air Force struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan's Balakot area on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.


15 April, 2019

Rafale Could Have Made Result Of Balakot Airstrike Better: IAF Chief Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal BS Dhano said induction of Rafale jets into the IAF could have ' further skewed' the result of Balakor airstrike in India's favour


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07 April, 2019

India Planning To Attack Pakistan Between April 16-20: Pak Foreign Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistan government has reliable intelligence that India is devising a new plan to attack the country.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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