Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
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Topic: PoK

In Uri villages along LoC, how constant threat to life is ‘destroying’ a generation

Threat of shelling & fatal injuries is constant in LoC villages of Uri block. In last one year, at least 50 houses damaged in Jabda village, affecting over 250 people.

Army will take appropriate action to reclaim PoK if asked to do so, says General Naravane

In his first press conference after taking over as Army chief, Naravane cited the 1994 Parliament resolution, which stated that the whole of J&K belonged to India.

India will conduct some action to divert attention from its domestic issues, says Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's comments comes at a time an Indian Army personnel was killed in ceasefire violations. India has also been witnessing widespread protests to a newly amended citizenship law.

This ‘Green Corridor’ in PoK will ease agricultural goods movement from Pakistan to China

China has taken over the Sost Dry Port in PoK, which will help move Pakistani goods to Tashkurgen in Xinjiang province through the Khunjerab Pass.

MEA says changing nomenclature of PoK doesn’t mean Pakistan has legal occupation of it

According to reports, PoK government has given an order to change the nomenclature of the services in the region.

Pakistan Army says General Bipin Rawat ‘provoking war’ through ‘irresponsible’ statements

At a recent event, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said PoK is a “terrorist-controlled” part of Pakistan.

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir controlled by terrorists, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Rawat said Pakistan was attempting to disrupt normalcy in Kashmir, and added it had illegally occupied Gilgit-Baltistan & PoK.

Why Pakistan is targeting Indian Army along LoC in Kashmir’s Tangdhar sector

With Neelum valley to its north & Leepa to the south, Tangdhar is surrounded by Pakistan from three sides.

Army chief says 6-10 Pakistani soldiers killed, 3 terror camps destroyed in counter-attack

Similar number of terrorists were killed too, infiltration attempt was made though Tangdhar, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat says in Delhi.

On Camera

YourTurn

What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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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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