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IAF’s Abhinandan’s unit gets ‘Falcon Slayers’ patches

The Indian Air Force has given new shoulder patches with titles ‘Falcon Slayers’ and ‘AMRAAM Dodgers’ to Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Bison squadron in a tribute to his bravery in shooting down a F-16 jet of Pakistan during the aerial combat on February 27, officials said. The new patches given to the 51 Squadron […]

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Out of my mind: Justice for Kashmir

Over the last 70 years, India has failed to make Kashmir love it nor has it learned to love Kashmir. We say Kashmir is an integral part of India. Yet, the reaction against Kashmiris in mainland India showed that Indians do not like Kashmiris. The Pulwama attack has been countered by the attack on the […]

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IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to be released on Friday: Imran Khan

The Pakistan prime minister said the move to release the downed pilot was a ‘gesture of peace’ and ‘first step’ to open negotiations with India.  ‘A step towards goodwill’: Reactions to Abhinandan’s release Pakistan Prime Minster Imran Khan on Thursday announced that Indian Air Force’s captured pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on […]

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Airlines re-route flights as Pakistan closes airspace

Various airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines Wednesday announced they were rerouting their flights as Pakistan closed its airspace in the wake of escalating tensions with India. “Inbound and Outbound flights from USA and Europe for Delhi are being re-routed through Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Flights landing into India from […]

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Akhilesh takes a swipe at govt., calls for pilot’s safety

They were launching apps: SP chief Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday took a swipe at the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the capture of an Indian Air Force pilot by Pakistan, saying “when our pilot went missing, they were launching apps”. While Mr. Yadav did not mention any one by […]

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NIA conducts searches in Kashmir

Houses of Jaish members and key accused in Pulwama attack, Mudassir Ahmad Khan, Sajjad Bhat, searched The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at 11 locations in south Kashmir in connection with cases related to the February 14 terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama and funding of separatists and terror […]