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Balakot is a town in Mansehra District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The town was destroyed during the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, but was later rebuilt with the assistance of the Government of Pakistan and Saudi Public Assistance for Pakistan Earthquake Victims, a Saudi relief organisation.

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NCP protests outside Arnab Goswami's office over his purported chats on Balakot strike
Maharashtra

NCP protests outside Arnab Goswami's office over his purported chats on Balakot strike

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) workers launched protest against Republic TV Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami outside his office in Mumbai. The ...

Over 300 terrorists, including Afghans, at PoK launchpads: Intel ( Exclusive)
National

Over 300 terrorists, including Afghans, at PoK launchpads: Intel ( Exclusive)

An approximate 300 terrorists, including some from Afghanistan, are being trained at launchpads in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), reveals an intelligence input shared with the government just three months after Indian Army killed 6-10 Pakistani terrorists and soldiers in the region's Neelam Valley in a major artillery counter-offensive, targeting four such terror launchpads.

BJP, Cong hold protest, speak same lingo on Nankana Sahib attack
National

BJP, Cong hold protest, speak same lingo on Nankana Sahib attack

They hold divergent views on everything due to political ideologies as well as electoral compulsions. But on Saturday, after years, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) converged on the issue of attack on the Nankana Saheb, some 75 km west of Lahore in Pakistan, and protested separately at the Pakistan High Commission, here.

Army Chief Naravane: 250 Pak terrorists trying to cross the LoC
National

Army Chief Naravane: 250 Pak terrorists trying to cross the LoC

New Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday that around 250 Pakistani terrorists are deployed across the ...

Abhishek Kapoor to helm film on 2019 Balakot airstrike
Entertainment

Abhishek Kapoor to helm film on 2019 Balakot airstrike

National Award-winning director Abhishek Kapoor, who has helmed hit movies like "Kai Po Che!" and "Rock On!!", has joined hands with producers Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain and Pragya Kapoor for a film based on the 2019 Balakot airstrike.

No cloak & dagger, 'but human intelligence indispensable'
National

No cloak & dagger, 'but human intelligence indispensable'

A busy new-age coffee shop in Khan market can be an interesting location to have a conversation about R&AW, Mossad and CIA. From strategic sideways glances of youngsters busy on their laptops to inquisitive looks by lawyers out for a quick caffeine shot, it isn't really hard to grab attention when author Nitin A. Gokhale is talking about his latest book 'R.N. Kao: Gentleman Spymaster' published by Bloomsbury India.

Strike terrorists at their bases: Ex-WAC chief
National

Strike terrorists at their bases: Ex-WAC chief

Insisting that across the world, civilized countries were demonstrating reduced tolerance levels against terrorism, Air Marshal (retd.) C. Hari Kumar, who was the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, and personally supervised the planning and successful execution of the IAF strikes in Balakot sector told , "It has now become important that countries take a pro-active approach and strike at terrorists at their home bases."

'Balakot tree strike' shattered myths about Indian armed forces : Report
International

'Balakot tree strike' shattered myths about Indian armed forces : Report

Pakistan's shooting down on February 27 this year of an Indian Air Force jet, after the cross-border Balakot air strike by India, "shattered many myths regarding the Indian armed forces and the false aura they had created in the past 20 years", a Pakistani newspaper article has written, terming Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan, who was taken captive, as "Abhi none done".

IAF action against 6 officers in Mi-17 chopper crash, 2 to face court-martial
National

IAF action against 6 officers in Mi-17 chopper crash, 2 to face court-martial

Two Indian Air Force (IAF) officers will face court-martial for the Mi-17 chopper crash in which six of its personnel were killed due to friendly fire by own missile system on February 27 over Srinagar.

Vivek Oberoi: My film on Indian Air Force should inspire children
Entertainment

Vivek Oberoi: My film on Indian Air Force should inspire children

Actor Vivek Oberoi hopes his next film "Balakot" will inspire lakhs of children in the country. The film depicts the bravery of Indian Air Force, through the true account of the Balakot air strike, and the capture and subsequent release of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir on February 14.

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