Mortar shelling and firing from small arms from across the LoC started in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 pm, prompting effective retaliation by the Indian Army
Navy sources said nuclear submarine INS Chakra was deployed with the carrier battle group of INS Vikramaditya to provide protection to it and also be ready to thwart any offensive action.
Kaur also said that Jawaharlal Nehru was responsible for the division of Punjab at the time of India's partition in 1947.
India has carried out three cross border strikes in the last five years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Mangaluru on Saturday.
The February 14 attack claimed by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel and led to tension between the nuclear-armed rivals as India conducted airstrikes in Pakistan's Balakot region.
The firing intensified amid a propaganda war unleashed by Pakistan about the airstrike, forcing Indian Air Force to issue a caution.
A senior official said the unidentified man from Pakistan was nabbed by a patrol party of the border guarding force near border pillar number 1050.
A soldier was injured in Kalal area of Rajouri in the firing.
On February 26, 12 Mirage 2000 IAF jets penetrated deep inside the Pakistani air space and launched 1,000 kg Spice 2000 bombs at the camp in Balakot, which housed terrorists, including commanders, and an ammunition dump.
On Sunday, BJP chief Amit Shah, while addressing a rally in Ahmedabad, had claimed that 250 terrorists were killed in the airstrike.
Earlier in the day, IAF chief B.S. Dhanoa had claimed that the operations were still going on as he refused to go into details about the aerial engagement between the two forces.
Ram Nath Kovind, the Commander of the Indian Armed Forces, was speaking in Tamil Nadu, where he awarding President’s Colours to Air Force Station, Hakimpet, and 5 Base Repair Depot at the Air Force Sation, Sulur.
Captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman returned to India late on Friday after nearly 60 hours in Pakistan.
Tensions spiked between two countries after the Pakistan-based JeM claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kasmir's Pulwama on February 14.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of Kupwara following information about presence of militants there.
After a suspenseful wait lasting hours, Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman finally returned home from captivity in Pakistan on Friday.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced that the country will free Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday as a peace gesture amid escalating tensions between the two countries.
The police is probing if the man was indulging in any suspicious activity or spying in the area as a high alert has been sounded in the border areas along Pakistan in the wake of the heightened tension between the two neighbours.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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