Four years on: Remembering the surgical strike that dealt a lethal blow to Pakistan

Srinagar: Army personnel on high alert atop a military truck after one of their vehicles was targeted by militants near a hospital along Parimpora-Panthachowk bypass road in Srinagar on Saturday. Two soldiers were injured in the attack but the militants fled away in the face of retaliation by the army personnel. PTI Photo by S Irfan(PTI4_1_2017_000129B)

New Delhi, Sep 28: Today marks the fourth anniversary of the surgical strikes that the Indian Army carried out following the Uri attack.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in his Mann ki Baat address on Sunday had said that four years back around this time, the world witnessed courage, bravery and valour of our soldiers during the surgical strike. Our brave soldiers had just one mission and goal-to protect the glory and honour of the country at any cost. They did not care for their lives at all. They kept moving on the line of duty and we all witnessed how they returned victorious, the PM also said.

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Maldives backs India again: Thwarts attempt to hold SAARC summit in Pakistan

New Delhi, Sep 26: Maldives stood up for India and helped block a bid to hold the SAARC summit in Pakistan. Islamabad is the host for the 19th SAARC summit that was to take place in 2016.

However it remains suspended after India’s call to boycott the event due to the Uri terror attack that was carried out by terrorists from Pakistan.

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As persecution of Sikhs rise, New Delhi conveys strong message to Islamabad

New Delhi, Sep 22: New Delhi has taken up the issue of forcible conversions with Pakistan and asked it to stop the persecution of religious minority community.

The issue was taken up after it was reported that 55 Sikh women were kidnaped and forcibly converted to Islam.

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New Delhi circumventing effect of downgrading diplomatic relations says Pakistan

New Delhi, Sep 21: The Pakistan government has defended its decision to deny a visa to Jayant Khobragade, who New Delhi wanted to appoint as the acting envoy to Islamabad.

Pakistan said that New Delhi is trying to circumvent the effect of downgrading diplomatic relations between the two nations by proposing to appoint a senior diplomat, who had already served as New Delhi’s ambassador to another country, as the a ting head of the High Commission of India in Islamabad. 

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Territorial aggrandisement: India rejects Islamabad’s obsession

New Delhi, Sep 18: The government on Thursday said it has rejected Pakistan’s “obsession” with “territorial aggrandisement” supported by cross border terrorism, in a reference to Islamabad unveiling a new political map laying claim to Indian territories. 

Minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said the government continues to respond “appropriately” to Pakistan’s malicious actions and propaganda, including on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, at various international fora. 

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International espionage: Accused kept in touch with Pak spies under guise of cloth trade

New Delhi, Sep 15: The National Investigation Agency has arrested on person in connection with the international espionage racket. The accused has been identified as Giteli Imran, 37 years. He is a resident of Panchmahal, Godhra, Gujarat. 

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With 3,186 cease-fire violations by Pak this year, India faces a two front challenge

New Delhi, Sep 15: There have been 3,186 ceasefire violations by Pakistan between January 1 2020 and September 7.

In addition to this 242 incidents of cross border firing have taken place along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2017, the total ceasefire violations stood at 971, while in the years 2018 and 2019, it was at 1,629 and 3,186 respectively. 

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China, Pak planning against us: DG BSF

New Delhi, Sep 07: Director General of the Border Security Force, Rakesh Asthana has urged the force on alert as both China and Pakistan has been planning against India. 

On the last leg of his three day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Asthana took stock of the situation. 

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Pulwama: The 200 kg explosive had 35 kilograms of RDX procured from Pakistan

pulwama-attack-1aNew Delhi, Aug 25: The National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet said that 200 kilograms of explosives were used in the Pulwama attack.

In the 13,500 page chargesheet filed before a special court in Jammu, the NIA said that the Jaish-e-Mohammad used 200 kilograms of explosives to trigger the blast on a CRPF convoy in which 200 jawans were martyred.

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Modi sarkar’s relentless persistence got Pakistan to admit Dawood is in Karachi

dawoodibrahimNew Delhi, Aug 23: Pakistan did admit for the first time that Dawood Ibrahim is on their soil. His addresses which were put out by Pakistan is nothing new and was always known to the Indian agencies.

However what led to Pakistan admitting this for the first time is the pressure that India has put on the country especially with the Financial Action Task Force. Since the past couple of years, India has relentlessly pursued Pakistan’s terror funding and this yielded results for the first time.