Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: PoK

Muslims in PoK are not burning Pakistani flags — it’s a 3-year-old clip from Uttar Pradesh

The clip was first shared by journalist Nisar Mehdi and is from the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband.

Top court fines ex-R&AW official, rejects his plea on declaring PoK & Gilgit Lok Sabha seats

The Supreme Court rejected a plea by ex-R&AW official Ram Kumar Yadav that argued that India has ownership over PoK and Gilgit.

A glacial lake in PoK is threatening people, and could mean the Indus river basin is drying

Shishpar Glacier in the geologically-volatile Karakoram mountains has surged, blocking another glacier nearby and creating a lake that could spell disaster.

India tells Pakistan won’t stop retaliation on LoC until covert raids & infiltration stop

Over two dozen Pakistani soldiers have been killed in India's response to ceasefire violations by Pakistan since the Balakot air raid by the IAF.

Let China block Masood Azhar listing at UN, India must carry on with Wuhan spirit

New Delhi’s carefully worded disappointment over Beijing’s stand is in line with India’s engagement with China before and after the Modi-Xi meeting in Wuhan.

Wing Commander Abhinandan tried to swallow documents after realising he was in PoK

A Pakistani daily Thursday reported a detailed account of the moments after Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman landed in PoK.

Cabinet Committee on Security meets at PM Modi’s residence after IAF strikes in Pakistan

The cabinet is meeting after India is believed to have carried out air strikes targeting terror camps inside Pakistan early Tuesday.

India’s Mirage 2000 fighter jets destroyed Pakistani terrorist camp, ANI claims

Pakistan's Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations tweeted that IAF fighters released 'payload in haste near Balakot' but there were no casualties or damage.

Villagers in border areas in India & Pakistan ‘told to stay ready for any eventuality’

There has been an increase in shelling from Pakistan amid fresh tensions with India in light of the 14 February Pulwama attack.

Pakistan doesn’t want Kashmir, can’t even manage its 4 provinces: Shahid Afridi

In a viral video of his address to students in London, Afridi is heard saying that since Pakistan is against giving Kashmir to India, the region should be given independence.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.