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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2019: A surgical strike in space and the year of Mission Shakti

cds-1New Delhi, Dec 24: The year 2019 saw India successfully testing an Anti-Satellite Missile. The operation was named Mission Shakti.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, describing it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space superpowers.

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Surgical strikes: The need for more as 300 terrorists have resurfaced across the border

surgicalstrike1New Delhi, Sep 28: It has been two years since the Indian Armed Forces carried out surgical strikes in dismantle Pakistan based terror groups. Post the strikes, an official statement said that the Army has caused significant damage to the terror infrastructure. How much damage did these strikes create on the terror infrastructure in Pakistan. Have the terror launch pads vanished along the Line of Control? Let us take a look.

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Indore-Patna derailment was revenge for surgical strikes, claims ISI man

trainEven as investigations move ahead into the terror link to the train derailment cases in India, the Nepal handler working for Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence has told the police that the motive was revenge.
Earlier this week the Bihar police had arrested three persons on the suspicion that they had a hand in the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express in which 150 passengers were killed.

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Did surgical strikes drive a deep divide between Lashkar and Pak army?

India is not ready to believe reports that speak of a rift between the civilian government and the military in Pakistan. India feels that the news was part of Pakistan’s posturing as it has come under heavy pressure from all quarters for allowing terrorists to use its soil.
However, Indian officials do confirm that there has been a rift between the Lashkar-e-Taiba and the military following the surgical strikes that were carried out by India across the Line of Control.

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Surgical strike meant to send message to Pak, not to satisfy Kejriwal

img_0771Bengaluru, Oct 6: Releasing footage of surgical strikes would only benefit the adversary. It would compromise several details and the tactics used by the armed forces, who carried out a very successful surgical strike across the Line of Control. A senior officer in the army tells OneIndia that releasing such sensitive footage would only be a setback for the armed forces.
The officer also says that some in the opposition do not realise that making such footage public will only compromise the security of the armed forces. This was a surgical strike conducted.

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‘Our boys have done it’- Inside the war room at South Block as India punished Pak


New Delhi, Oct 1: As the Special Forces of the Indian army carried out a surgical strike across the Line of Control, top officials in charge of India’s security watched with bated breath the live feed at the War Room at South Block, New Delhi. It was a major operation and a complete shift in policy known as offensive defence or even a small mistake would have been crucial. The operation commenced at 12.30 am and was completed by 4.30 am. At the end of it, there was a sigh of relief and amidst hand shakes, officials said, “Yes our boys did it.”
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