Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicHandwara

Topic: handwara

How it took 76 hours, negotiations and protests for Kashmir encounter victims to bury their dead

2 civilians were among those killed in Hyderpora encounter. Their families faced a long drawn negotiation with the police to get the bodies. IG says police regret their killing.

Riyaz Naikoo killing doesn’t avenge Handwara. India must stop glorifying soldiers’ deaths

The high rate of casualties of security personnel, especially in the recent past, should be a wake-up call for the Modi government and the security establishment.

Instead of organising spectacles, military must focus on faultlines in Kashmir now

After the killing of 18 security personnel in Kashmir, India must review its political and military strategy to handle the situation in the region.

India to push for Pakistan’s blacklisting at FATF after Handwara & Keran terror attacks

Pakistan has to work on FATF’s 27-point action plan to come out of the ‘grey list’, but India believes it is still financing terror amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Intruders, a house besieged, gunfire — 12-hour J&K encounter that killed Indian Army colonel

Five security personnel, including an Army Major who got married just four months ago, died in a gun battle at Kashmir’s Handwara Saturday. 

Is Pakistan taking advantage of global Covid crisis to turn on terror tap against India?

Three CRPF personnel and a 14-year-old boy were killed in an attack by militants in north Kashmir’s Handwara Monday.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.

Defence

National Defence Academy | Twitter | Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff

Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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