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Pakistani F-16 jets intercepted SpiceJet flight last month after mid-air confusion

Pakistan scrambled its F-16 fighter jets to intercept a Kabul-bound SpiceJet flight after it received information about possible Indian Airforce aircraft in its airspace.
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F-16 never stood a chance to be in IAF fleet. Lockheed Martin messed it up so much

In many ways, F-16 is a microcosm of India-US ties. Imran Khan’s meeting with Donald Trump had little role in US resuming military sales to Pakistan.
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Days after Trump-Imran meet, US approves deal to monitor 24×7 Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jets

Pentagon's decision on military sales worth $125 million will require the assignment of 60 contractor representatives to Pakistan for this purpose.

Pakistan propaganda on role of JF-17s post-Balakot now exposed by its own ex-air commodore

Pakistan had claimed that it was an ‘indigenous’ JF-17 that shot down IAF’s MiG-21 Bison, even putting out a video of one of the pilots.

On Camera

With the anti-poor lockdown, BJP is back to its upper caste, middle class, urban roots

Demonetisation’s political gain was to rebrand the BJP as a pro-poor party. The poorly implemented coronavirus lockdown is undoing that image.

Jails give Covid-19 parole: Can overstretched govt track prisoners’ movement and behaviour?

Prisons across India have begun to release inmates on parole after the Supreme Court directed to decongest jails to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Defence

Newly-appointed CDS General Bipin Rawat

Ready to operate beyond mandate to fight the pandemic: CDS Bipin Rawat

In interview to ThePrint, Rawat also says Quick Reaction Medical Teams (QRMTs) have been readied to mobilise at short notice to meet the requirements of civil administration.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.