Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicBalakot Air strike

Topic: Balakot Air strike

‘Bigger than a normal strike’ against Pakistan, Arnab Goswami said 3 days before Balakot

In a WhatsApp chat dated 23 February 2019, Arnab Goswami texted BARC’s then chief executive Partho Dasgupta saying how the Pulwama attack worked well for his channel’s TRPs.

Balakot, Article 370 move changed geopolitics of region: Pakistan Army chief in ‘Green Book’

Pakistan Army's 'Green Book' calls for information warfare on Kashmir, threatens to derail Afghan peace process to prop up J&K and slams blackout in Valley.

PAF fighter pilot dies as F-16 crashes during Pakistan Day rehearsals

Wing Commander Noman Akram was the Commanding Officer of Sargodha-based 9 Squadron, which participated in Pakistan’s response to the Balakot air strikes.

How the IAF plans to get the edge back from Pakistan on air-to-air strike capability

During the aerial duel between India and Pakistan on 27 February last year, the IAF had felt the chinks in its air-to-air armour with the Pakistanis having had the edge in this sphere.  

Why an IAF Air Marshal and his wife fought just before Balakot air strike

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A year on, IAF hero Abhinandan is training for another Balakot and training young pilots

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, now posted in the western sector, is due for promotion and command position next year.

How Afghan intel helped India carry out the Balakot air strike

Human resource assets of Afghan intelligence operating in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan gave initial inputs following which India zeroed in on the target.

Balakot airstrike ensured no Pakistan-sponsored attack in India a year since

By leaving a gaping hole in the nuclear shield behind which Pakistan pursues terrorist agenda, Balakot sent a chilling message to Pakistani generals.

If we had Rafales, we’d have shot down 4-5 Pakistani jets after Balakot: IAF ex-chief Dhanoa

Former IAF chief B.S. Dhanoa says India will hit back harder if Pakistan tries a Pulwama-like attack again.

Balakot showed major shift in govt approach to terrorists, says new IAF chief Bhadauria

In his Air Force Day message, IAF chief RKS Bhadauria said that the strikes reflected the Air Force's capability and the Centre's commitment against terror.

On Camera

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.

SEBI seeks tighter environmental, social & governance rules to address risk of greenwashing

In a consultation paper released Monday, SEBI said increasing reliance on unregulated ESG rating providers poses risks to investor protection, transparency & efficiency of markets.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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