Friday, 2 December, 2022
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Topic: LOC

Love struck Barmer teen who crossed border stuck in Karachi jail. Goats, BSF, courts can’t get him back

Gemra Ram Meghwal, a Dalit man from Rajasthan, is now called 'Raj' in Pakistan jail. And though he has served his sentence for crossing the LoC, he hasn’t been released.

LoC ceasefire since 2021 has changed lives of civilians, promoted trade and development

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As infiltration season looms along LoC, Army considers troop deployment rejig in Kashmir

Forces could be moved to LoC from more peaceful districts. Mobilisation along LAC, recruitment freeze have led to fewer troops being available.

Delhi court upholds order directing CBI to withdraw lookout notice against Aakar Patel

Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann, however, set aside the direction issued to the CBI director to make a written apology to Patel for the agency’s action against him.

Hurt badly since 2019, Pakistan Army beefs up positions at LoC, terror launchpads full

Pakistan Army bringing in private firms to strengthen positions to withstand Indian artillery fire. Indian Army, too, is adding latest weaponry, surveillance systems.

Killing gunmen easy, Kashmir’s ‘white collar terrorists’ a threat, says Army’s Chinar Corps chief

In interview, Lt Gen. Pandey says it is important to identify correct disease and malaise for sustainable peace and stability in Kashmir, and not end up just treating the symptom.

India dropped the ball in Kashmir, but it can’t afford to along the LAC

For those who have been following the Kashmir and India-China developments closely, both outcomes are no surprise.

Jaishankar agrees on $200 million line of credit support to Kyrgyzstan

As part of his 4-day visit to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan & Armenia, EAM Jaishankar Monday spoke about early travel of Indian students & liberal visa regime with his Kyrgyz counterpart.

Army opens fire at Pakistan quadcopter spotted along LoC in Jammu

The quadcopter was spotted by Army troops in Pallanwaka sector around 9 pm Wednesday. It returned to the Pakistani side when the troops opened fire to bring it down, said sources.

Mentally unstable MP man who accidentally crossed into Pakistan in 2019 returns home

Following talks between the Pakistan govt and the Ministry of External Affairs, Barelal Adivasi who was arrested on 14 November 2019 was released and returned to India Saturday.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.