Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicIndian airspace

Topic: Indian airspace

Pakistan says it’s waiting for India’s official word to open up its airspace

A govt official in Lahore said that Pakistan will follow suit once the Indian govt lifts the air restriction on Pakistan's flights.

Pakistan will decide on 15 May to reopen airspace for Indian flights

Pakistan's science and technology minister however sees no change in status-quo till elections are over in India.

Key Asia-Europe air route closed after Pakistan shuts its airspace till Friday

Pakistan airspace is the primary route for Southeast Asia and Europe, with about 220 services connecting the regions daily.

Pakistani chopper strays into Indian airspace, PoK ‘PM’ was reportedly on board

The helicopter came into Indian airspace just after noon Sunday. Army PRO in Jammu says air sentries ‘engaged’ it with small arms.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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