Samjhauta Express Services Restored; Train to Run From India on Sunday: Railways

New Delhi: The Samjhauta Express will leave for Pakistan from Delhi on Sunday after the two neighbours agreed to operationalise services at their ends, a senior railway official told PTI. The announcement came a day after Pakistan released Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The official said the first train from India will leave on March 3. […]

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Sushma Swaraj In OIC Meet :’ Need to Tell Countries to Stop Supporting Terror ‘

New Delhi: In a veiled jibe at Pakistan, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, on Friday, said it was important for countries to stop funding terror organizations. Swaraj, in her address as the guest-of-honour at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s plenary session, thanked “India’s friends for hearing its voice”. “If we want to save humanity, then […]

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Sushma Swaraj tells OIC ‘ Terrorism is caused by ‘distortion of religion’ and ‘misguided belief’ ‘

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday raised the issue of terrorism at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting and said the menace is caused by “distortion of religion” and “misguided belief” Swaraj, who attended the inaugural plenary of the two-day meeting here as the guest of honour, said the fight […]

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Homecoming : BSF Cancels Flag-Lowering Ceremony at Wagah-Attari Border Before Wing Commander’s Return

New Delhi :Abhinandan Return : The daily retreat and flag-lowering ceremonies have been cancelled at the Attari-Wagah border front, the BSF said hours before IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was to be released by Pakistan. A senior official of the force said the martial ceremony has been called off due to administrative requirements in the […]

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Pak ignores India’s request to send back IAF pilot by air

New Delhi : Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to release Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, India conveyed to Islamabad that it wants him to be sent back via aerial route and not through the Wagah land border, official sources said. However, late in the night, Pakistan communicated to India that he will be […]

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IND Vs PAK : Amit Shah questions Pak PM’s why silence on Pulwama attacks

New Delhi : BJP President Amit ShahFriday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for not condemning the Pulwama terror attack and asked how can India trust him. Speaking at the India Today Conclave, Shah said the Modi government has been able to create “fear” in the minds of those behind terrorism with its action against […]

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Return to Country : Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s Parents Get Standing Ovation On Flight to Delhi

New Delhi : It’s the most common of sights. As aeroplanes skid to a stop as they land, passengers invariably ignore the still glowing ‘fasten seatbelts’ sign and make a beeline for the exit, each one determined to be the first one out of the aircraft, as if there’s a prize waiting for them at […]

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‘A True Soldier… Pray He Isn’t Tortured’: Abhinandan’s IAF Veteran Father

New Delhi: The father of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman prayed for his son’s safe return on Thursday, a day after the pilot was captured while engaging with the Pakistani air force amid escalating aerial confrontation following Tuesday’s air strikes by India. “Thank you, my friends, for your concern and wishes. I thank God for […]

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India will fight, live, work and win as one: PM Modi

New Delhi : It is necessary to ensure that nothing is done to dent the morale of the security forces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, a day after Pakistani fighter jets violated Indian air space in response to Indian forces targeting a JeM terror camp in its territory. Modi also said India will […]

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IAF Shoots Down Pakistan’s F-16 in Retaliatory Fire

New Delhi: A Pakistani F-16 fighter jet that violated Indian air space on Wednesday morning was shot down in retaliatory fire, senior government officials said. According to sources, the warplane was shot three kilometres within Pakistan territory in Lam valley of Nowshera sector. A parachute was seen as the F-16 was going down, but the […]

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