Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicPakistan airspace

Topic: Pakistan airspace

Before BrahMos, there was Canberra — India-Pakistan’s history of peacetime airspace violations

India’s accidental firing of a missile into Pakistani territory Wednesday was just the latest incident in a long line of violations, from the 1950s to the aftermath of the Kargil War.

Pakistan refutes reports of agreement with US to use its airspace for military ops in Afghanistan

A media report claimed Saturday that the US was close to formalising an agreement with Pakistan for use of its airspace to conduct military & intelligence operations in Afghanistan.

Pakistan rejects India’s request to allow PM Modi to use its airspace, again

Pakistan foreign minister cited alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir for turning down India’s request.

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.

Flip-flop on murder charge in Tabrez lynching case reveals broken prosecution system

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Pakistan considers closure of airspace to India, ban on Afghan trade route

After closing its airspace to India after the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistan reopened it fully to civilian traffic in July.

Pakistan finally reopens airspace sealed since February Balakot strike

As Pakistan issues NOTAM to all authorities concerned, normal air traffic resumes between India and its neighbour.

Pakistan won’t open its airspace until India withdraws from forward IAF airbases

The Indian aviation industry has suffered huge losses after Pakistan fully closed its airspace following the IAF strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot in February.

Air India is losing Rs 6 crore daily due to Pakistan’s closure of its airspace

Pakistan has extended the ban on its eastern airspace for fourth time until 12 July. Air India has written to IATA seeking help.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

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.