India carrying out 'pinpoint strikes' on terror launchpads inside PoK: Govt sources
Thursday, 19 November 2020 The Indian Army is carrying out "pinpoint strikes" on suspected terror launchpads inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in response to Pakistani military's unrelenting efforts to push maximum number of terrorists into India before the onset of harsh winters, sources in the security establishment said on Thursday.
On Thursday it was reported that the Indian Army was carrying out pinpoint strikes on suspected terror launchpads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. The strikes were reported to have been carried out in the backfdropof multiple ceasefire violations by pak as cover fire to aid militants to infiltrate into...
A complaint has been filed against Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut. The complaint was filed at Gaya Civil Court in Bihar for her alleged remarks on Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha. Speaking to media, lawyer of Gaya Civil Court, Kumar Shambhu Prasad said, "It is a crime to make derogatory comments against any leader. So, we have asked court to take cognizance of our complaint." A post was shared by Kangana on her Twitter handle in the first week of this month (December 03), which included a picture of Upendra Kushwaha's election meeting. The leaders involved in this picture were said to be members of the gang in pieces (Tukde Tukde Gang). The biggest leader in the picture is Upendra Kushwaha, whose picture is written in 'Azad Kashmir'. Similarly, other leaders were also added in poster with names like Lutyens Liberal, Jihadi, Khalistani and Urban Naxal.
Two girls from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), who had inadvertently crossed into the Indian side in Poonch on December 06, have been repatriated from Chakkan Da Bagh crossing point on December 07. One of the girls, Laiba Zabair said, "We lost our way and entered Indian Territory. We feared that Army personnel will beat us up but they treated us in a very good manner. We had thought that they would not allow us to go back but today we are being sent home. People are very good here."
Addressing a press conference in the national capital on December 03, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava spoke on Azad Pattan Hydropower Project in PoK. Anurag said, "We have seen media reports about the conclusion of agreements related to Azad Pattan Hydropower Project in PoK." "We have consistently conveyed our strong protest to Pakistan on its attempts to bring material changes in Indian territories under its illegal and forcible occupation," he added.
A protest was organised outside the Pakistan embassy on Wednesday against desecration of Hindu shrines in Pakistan and persecution of minorities. Around 40 people got together near the embassy to hold protests. The event was organised by the Rashtriya Ekta Abhiyan' as a Hindu temple in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was vandalised and set on fire by an unruly mob in Dec. 30, 2020. Hindus are the biggest minority in Pakistan who face persecution including forceful conversion of the girls.
Polling is underway for the 28 constituencies in the eighth and final phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections on December 19. Voting is taking place on 13 constituencies in Kashmir and 15 constituencies in Jammu. 168 candidates including 122 males and 46 females are in the fray for DDC polls in the eighth phase.
US Senator Mark Warner participated in the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. He slammed Trump’s refusal to concede and said that the issue has tarnished US’ image globally. He also spoke about how India-US ties are likely to change under the Biden administration. He also made a strong pitch for countering China’s ‘authoritarian capitalism’ model and called for like minded democracies to collaborate. Senator Warner also spoke on issues like Kashmir, CAA and terrorism emanating out of Pakistan. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On being asked if the arrest of five people, suspected to be terrorists, in Delhi today is linked with farmers' protests, Pramod Kushwaha, DCP, Special Cell of Delhi Police, said, "This case has no connection with the ongoing protests at the borders (of Delhi)." Earlier, following an encounter in Shakarpur area, five suspected terrorists were arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell today. Two of them are from Punjab, while remaining three are Kashmir-based.