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Indian Air Force ready to respond to any Pak attack at short notice: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

A promotional video regarding the story of Balakot was also showcased at the event.
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IAF monitoring situation along Indo-Pak border, ready for Balakot-type strike: Air Force chief Bhadauria


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Gwalior: Balakot airstrikes planner ejects safely in MiG-21 crash


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Security forces fully prepared: Rajnath Singh on reactivation of Pakistan terror camps

Two days after the Army Chief said that terror camps in Pakistan were being reactivated, defense minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian security forces were fully prepared to meet the..
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Reactivation of Balakot terror camps: India’s armed forces are prepared to face any challenge, defence minister says

India’s armed forces are prepared to face any kind of challenge, said defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday allaying concerns over reactivation of terrorist training camps in Pakistan’s..
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‘Balakot-reboot claim bid to shift focus from J&K’


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Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat admits to intel reports

Says JeM camps back in Balakot, nearly 500 terrorists waiting across LoC to sneak into India
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500 terrorist waiting to sneak in: Army chief

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that at least 500 “well-trained” terrorists are waiting to infiltrate from Pak into J&K. Rawat also said that the Balakot terror camp in Pak, which was..
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'Conducted surgical and air strikes, now let's keep terrorists guessing': Army chief after Pak reactivates Balakot

The Army Chief was at the Officers Training Academy in Chennai to inaugurate the Young Leaders Training Wing (YTW).
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Security forces recovers 40 kg explosives in J&K's Kathua, averts major terror attack

Earlier in the day, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that Pakistan has reactivated the terror camp in Balakot and more than 500 terrorists are waiting to infiltrate from across the border.
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'Balakot reactivated by Pak very recently': Army Chief General Bipin Rawat says, '500 terrorists waiting to infiltrate'

"Balakot has been re-activated by Pakistan, very recently," said Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.
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Terror camp in Pakistan’s Balakot reactivated, Army chief General Bipin Rawat says

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said terror camp in Pakistan’s Balakot has been reactivated and that there are at least 500 people waiting to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir from..
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Pakistan back to old habits, revives Balakot terror camp

Move comes in response to India's decision to abrogate Article 370, bifurcate J&K into two UTs
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J&K: Pak violates ceasefire in Mendhar sector

At around 4:15 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in Balakote area in Mendhar sector, Indian Army said.
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Surgical strike needed to destroy JU hub of anti-nationals; TMC waiting to get Supriyo killed: BJP

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Friday alleged that the Jadavpur University campus has become a hub of anti-nationals and communists and "our cadres" would conduct a Balakot-like surgical..
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IAF receives Spice-2000 bombs, used in Balakot airstrike from Israel

The Indian Air Force has signed an over Rs 250 crore contract with Israel for Mark 84 warhead and bombs, which can destroy buildings completely
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IAF receives Spice-2000 'building blaster' bombs

In a major boost for India's aerial firepower, the Indian Air Force has started receiving the 'building blaster' version of the Balakot air strike-fame Spice-2000 bombs at the Gwalior airbase. The..
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J&K: Army destroys unexploded mortal shell in Balakote village

A team of Army officials destroyed unexploded mortar shell found in Balakote village in, Poonch district. Reportedly, 120mm of mortar, fired by Pakistan Rangers were recovered by the villagers of..
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Chandrayaan-2: How response of opposition parties was different after surgical, Balakot strikes


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IAF chief BS Dhanoa flies last combat sortie with copilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan became a national hero after he shot down an F-16 of the Pakistani army during India's attack on a terrorist camp in Balakot, deep inside the Line of Control, on February 27.
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We both fought Pakistanis and we both ejected: IAF chief does sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman

IAF chief BS Dhanoa who flew his last sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman, drew parallels with him saying both of them had fought Pakistanis and had ejected. "Both of us got ejected and both of us fought..
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Abhinandan Varthaman flies sortie of MiG-21 with IAF Chief

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie in a MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with IAF Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa. Varthaman fighter jet was shot down during Pakistan counter-attack on..
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Pakistan considering full closure of airspace to India, ban on land routes for trade with Afghanistan, says Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan had fully closed its airspace in February after an Indian Air Force strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot
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PM Narendra Modi uses Pakistan airspace to travel to France

For the first time after February's Balakot airstrike, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday used the Pakistan airspace to travel to France for a bilateral meet. The airspace had been shut following the..
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Army was ready for ground escalation by Pak after Balakot airstrikes: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

"Army was ready for any ground escalation by Pakistan after the Balakot operations," he said during an interaction with retiring officers here.
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'Imran Khan acknowledges what India did in Balakot': Rajnath nails Pak PM over his candid admission

"Few days ago, prime minister of Pakistan said that India is planning to take an action bigger than Balakot. It means that Pakistan PM acknowledges what India did in Balakot," said Rajnath Singh in..
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Will give befitting reply if any action taken by terrorists on Article 370: Ravi Shankar Prasad

He was replying to media's question about Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement that Pakistan has 'full knowledge' that India is planning a bigger operation than Balakot in PoK.
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Vir Chakra for Abhinandan Varthaman, Vayu Sena medals for Balakot bombers

Wing Commander Varthaman, who downed a Pakistan jet during an aerial combat in February and was held captive for three days, has been conferred the Vir Chakra, India's third-highest war time gallantry..
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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred Vir Chakra

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be awarded Vir Chakra on Independence Day for shooting down Pakistan F-16 during the February 27 air-skirmish between Indian Air Force and Pakistan Air Force a..
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600 flights were impacted per day due to closure of Pak airspace following Balakot airstrikes: India

Pakistan had closed the airspace on February 27 and opened the airspace on July 16, a period of 140 days, during which 84,000 flights were impacted.
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Balakot showed our ability of precision bombing: IAF Chief

He said in case "we have correct coordinates, the Air Force is capable of doing all-weather bombing through clouds".
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Normal air traffic resumes over Indian subcontinent as Pak airspace opens for all flights

Pakistan fully closed its airspace on February 26 after the IAF struck a JeM terrorist training camp in Balakot in retaliation for the Pulwama attack on February 14.
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Flights resume operation on closed routes after Pakistan finally lifts airspace restrictions post Balakot strikes

India's Civil Aviation ministry said flights had started using the closed air routes, bringing great relief to airlines and air passengers.
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Pakistan opens airspace for all civilian traffic; Indian flights to operate soon

Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, sources said, effectively removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the..
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Pak will not open airspace until India withdraws fighter jets from forward airbases: Official

Pakistan has told India that it will not open its airspace for commercial flights until New Delhi removes its fighter jets from forward IAF airbases. Pakistan fully closed its airspace on February 26..
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Infiltration drops by 43% after Balakot strike: Government

It says they have adopted zero tolerance policy towards cross-border invasion in J&K
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Infiltration down in Kashmir, situation improved after Balakot strike, says government

"Due to concerted and synergised efforts of security forces, the security situation in the state has witnessed an improvement in the first half of this year over the corresponding period of 2018. Net..
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Pakistan-based terror groups like JeM, LeT join hands with Afghan insurgent groups after Balakot air strikes, claims intelligence outputs

Intelligence inputs have revealed that Pakistan-based terror outfits JeM and LeT have joined hands with Afghan insurgent groups like Haqqani Network and Afghan Taliban after the launch of Balakot air..
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Samant Kumar Goel appointed new RAW chief: All you need to know about strategist of Balakot air strikes

Goel, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre, is at present the Special Secretary in the RAW and will succeed Anil K Dhasmana on completion of his tenure Saturday.
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IAF achieved military objective in Balakot op; Pakistani side did not come into our airspace: Dhanoa


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Pakistani fighter jets did not enter Indian airspace after Balakot: Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa

He also said while the IAF had achieved its objectives, PAF didn't.
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Post-Balakot, Indian Navy hunted for Pakistani submarine for 21 days

After Indian Air Force hit the Jaish terrorist factory in Balakot, one of the most advanced Pakistani Agosta-class submarines - PNS Saad - vanished from the Pakistani waters, a senior government source..
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'Operation Bandar': IAF's code name for Balakot air strikes


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Surgical, air strikes displayed intent, capability; will take all possible steps for security: President Ram Nath Kovind

Asserting that national security is the government's "topmost priority", President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said India has amply demonstrated its intent and capabilities through surgical strikes and..
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Pak airspace to remain closed for all Indian flights till June 28

Pakistan had fully shut its airspace on the eastern border with India after an Indian Air Force carried out aerial airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot on February 26.
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Pakistan decides to let PM Modi's plane fly over its airspace to Bishkek

Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)..
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Integration of Brahmos missiles on Sukhoi jets to be fast-tracked

Weeks after the Balakot air strikes, the government decided to fast-track integration of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on over 40 Sukhoi fighter jets, a closely guarded strategic project aimed..
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Hyderabad woman caught in Balakot fire, citizenship wait gets longer

Just before the Balakot strikes, Sumayra had gone to Pakistan with her two kids (who were born here and have Indian citizenship) to visit her ailing father. She was to return on a Lahore-Delhi flight..
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