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‘Cross border raids was renamed as surgical strike’

Kusum Arora Jalandhar A day after General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General Ranbir Singh said that 2016 surgical strike by the Indian Army was the first surgical strike, his father Lt Col Manmohan Singh (retd) said that ‘cross border raids’ have been renamed as ‘surgical strike’ and it was just a normal operation for

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Surgical strikes: Return was most difficult part says Major who led attack

Surgical strikes: The surgical strikes across the LoC were fixed and conducted at frenetic pace but the army Major, who led the daredevil mission, says that the return was the most difficult part and bullets fired by the enemy soldiers were so close that these were whistling past the ears.The Army Major speaks about the

Sena pokes Modi on continued terror post surgical strikes

Sena pokes Modi on continued terror post Surgical Strikes

Sena pokes Modi on continued terror post surgical strikes. The Shiv Sena today said the prime minister Narender Modi has been assertive about India’s stand on terrorism globally but the situation back home, especially in the Kashmir has been worrisome, remarks that come against the backdrop of Narendra Modi’s statement in the US on surgical

Lashkar-e-Taiba suffered maximum damage in surgical strikes: Report

New Delhi: Revenue department has extended anti-dumping duty on import of certain Chinese products, used in garment, footwear and toys manufacturing, for another five years. The anti-dumping duty on ‘narrow woven fabrics hook and loop velcro tapes’ will be charged at the rate of USD 1.87 per kilogram. These products are mainly used in garment

Pak violated ceasefire 25 times post surgical strikes

Jammu:  Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 25 times along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir since the September 29 surgical strikes by Indian Army in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to destroy terror launch pads. “There have been over 25 ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir after the surgical strikes,” a

Badal targets Amarinder,Kejriwal on surgical strikes remarks

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today criticised his Delhi counter-part Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh for their statements on the recent surgical strikes. “Amarinder and Kejriwal should realise that it is not for politicos to adjudicate on strategic security matters,” Badal said in a statement here today. “Amarinder and Arvind Kejriwal

When schools can open in border areas, why displace residents: Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president, Capt Amarinder Singh has asked Chief Minister Badal to explain why the residents of the border areas could not stay back in their homes when schools were being reopened there. “You are clearly losing it,” the Captain told Badal, asking, “What is the point in opening the schools when

Eyewitnesses in Pakistan confirm surgical strikes: Report

New Delhi: Eyewitnesses from across the LoC have confirmed brief but intense firing during India’s surgical strikes of September 29 and how the bodies of those killed were loaded onto trucks for secret burial, The Indian Express reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the eyewitnesses were contacted through their kin on the Indian side

Nawaz Sharif raised Kahsmir issue in Pak Parliament, praises terrorist Burhan Wani

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raised the issue of Kashmir in Pakistan parliament, repeatedly praises terrorist Burhan Wani. Meanwhile, he also said that Pakistan want peace instead of war. Burhan Wani’s martyrdom brought Kashmir to turning point, says PM

Army gives videos of surgical strikes to Govt, Modi to take final call on release

New Delhi: The Indian Army has given multiple videos and graphic evidence of its surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) last week, asking it to take a final call on whether they should be made public. The video evidence of the Army operation was announced just as Prime Minister

People will demand proof of surgical strikes: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Claiming that cross-border pre-emptive military actions took place during the UPA regime also, Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said there will be public demands for releasing the video footage of the recent surgical strikes carried across the Line of Control (LoC), as the Narendra Modi government has taken political ownership of the

Thirsty 12-year-old Shepherd crosses IB for water in Ferozpur, BSF returns him

Ferozpur: In a noble gesture amid heightened tension between the two countries, the BSF on Monday handed back to Pakistan authorities a 12-year-old shepherd who had accidentally crossed over to the Indian side in search of drinking water. Officials said the boy identified as Md Tanveer was apprehended by the Border Security Force last evening

5 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Poonch district: Police

Srinagar: 5 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Poonch district: Police.

Kejriwal ‘salutes’ Modi for surgical strikes

New Delhi:  In a rare gesture, Delhi Chief Arvind Kejriwal today “saluted” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the surgical strikes by the Army on terror launch pads across the LoC and urged the Centre to counter Pakistan’s smear campaign on international stage. Kejriwal, who is often at loggerheads with the Centre, said he may have

Border village residents back Army action

Amritsar/Chandigarh: Having left their crops and cattle behind, villagers living close to the International Border have put up a brave face and hailed Indian Army’s surgical strikes in PoK, praising the Narendra Modi government for giving a stern reply to Pakistan. As they vacated their houses, the villagers remained cheerful and raised patriotic slogans in


Surgical strikes were highly required: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief AmarinderSingh today said the surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was “highly” required as the neighbouring country had failed to check the use of its soil for terror attacks on India. “It was highly required as Pakistan had failed to take measures to stop attacks on

Surgical Strikes: Rajnath Singh congrats Indian Army for successful attack

New Delhi: While appropriating the surgical strikes against Pakistan, Union Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Indian Army through his tweets. Rajnath Singh said that congratulations to the Indian Army on successful counter terrorism operations against terror groups and their launching pads. He added, “we are proud of our armed forces. They have once again exhibited exemplary

Surgical strike against Pakistan excellent morale booster for armed forces: Fali Major

New Delhi: The surgical strikes carried out on Pakistani-controlled Kashmir were well coordinated and will boost the morale of the armed forces, former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Fali Major, has said. “It is an excellent morale booster not just for the armed forces but for the whole country,” Major said in an interview, “It’s

Encounter reported in Mendhar sector in Kashmir

New Delhi: An encounter between Indian forces and terrorists have been reported from the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, according to media reports. Terrorists are believed to be hiding in the forests, media reported. On Thursday early morning, Indian Army concluded a surgical attack about 2 km inside the Line of Control

‘China in touch with India, Pak to bring down tensions’

Beijing: China today said it is in touch withIndia and Pakistan through different channels to bring down tensions, asking them to properly deal with their differences and work jointly to maintain peace and security in the region. “As for the tension between Pakistan and India, recently Chinese side has been in communication with both sides