D.S. Chaudhary, additional director general (ADG) CRPF led the officers and jawans in paying tributes at the martyrs' memorial at Lethpora. Floral wreaths were laid at the memorial.
After the deadliest attack, India then launched a counter-terror airstrike against a JeM training camp and in the early hours of February 26, 2019, the Indian Air Force jets bombed the JeM terror camps in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan.
The investigation of the NIA has revealed that these four accused had conspired, procured and transported weapons from Bihar to Jammu and Kashmir via Punjab and Haryana for Lashkar-e-Mustafa (LeM) terrorist group in order to carry out terror activities in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the Jammu region.
CAIT National President B.C. Bhartia and Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said that as per reports available in public domain during initial interrogation by the NIA, the person arrested disclosed that he used his Amazon online shopping account to procure chemicals for making IEDs.
Inspiring! Pulwama Martyr Major Vibhuti Shankar Doundiyal's wife Nikita Kaul joins Indian Army to start from where her husband had left
Nikita Kaul, wife of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who sacrificed his life in the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019, has donned the olive green to continue the legacy of her husband.
Keonjhar: As the country pays a moment of silence to mark the second anniversary of Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir which claimed lives of 40 soldiers, a resident of Odisha has launched free auto rickshaw service in his area remembering the ultimate sacrifice by the country’s brave hearts. Narendra Sena, a resident of […]
Chennai: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the CRPF jawans who were killed in the terror attack in Pulwama district of south Kashmir in February, 2019. “I join the nation in paying my humble tributes to the CRPF personnel who were martyred in the dastardly Pulwama […]
Cuttack: Even as the country observed the second anniversary of Pulwama terror attack remembering the valour of 40 jawans who laid down their lives for the nation on this day two years ago, the native village of Manoj Behera who was one among the martyrs is still crying for administrative attention. The government had made […]
New Delhi: India slammed Pakistan for cross-border terrorism on Saturday and warned that it will take every possible action to safeguard its national security. The government summoned the High Commissioner of Pakistan and conveyed its message to him in New Delhi reacting to the November 19 terror attack planned by the globally banned Pakistani terror […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flayed certain opposition parties for “playing dirty politics” on last year’s Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and urged all political parties “not to play in the hands of anti-national forces” trying to break the country. He said that when the entire nation was mourning the […]
New Delhi: Over a year of the Pulwama terror attack, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested two more persons, including the youth who procured the chemicals from Amazon shopping site to prepare Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used in the suicide attack that killed 40 Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) troopers. An NIA spokesperson said that […]
Srinagar: The CRPF on Friday remembered the first death anniversary of 40 CRPF jawans killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “WE DID NOT FORGET, WE DID NOT FORGIVE: We salute our brothers who sacrificed their lives in the service of the nation in Pulwama. Indebted, we stand with the families […]
New Delhi: India will never forget the martyrdom of the security personnel killed in last year’s Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. He termed the slain security personnel were “exceptional individuals” who devoted their lives to serving and protecting the nation. On February 14 last year, a convoy of vehicles carrying security […]
Srinagar: Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief of Kashmir Qari Yasir, who was behind the February 14, 2019 attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama that claimed life of 40 troopers, was killed in an encounter with the security forces at Awantipora in Pulwama on Saturday. Lt General KJS Dhillon, 15 Corps Commander, and […]
Lahore: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s statement in the terror-financing case against him could not be recorded in an anti-terrorism court here on Monday after his lawyer requested the court to give the JuD chief more time. Defence counsel requested the Anti-Terrorism Court-I Lahore for adjournment of the hearing against Saeed in the terror-financing […]
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern strongly condemned the Pulwama and the Christchurch terror attacks as they met here and extended support to each other to fight terrorism. Modi and Ardern met on the sidelines of the UNGA summit and reviewed the bilateral relations and discussed steps to […]
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern during which both countries strongly condemned and extended support to each other following the Pulwama and Christchurch terror attacks. During the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday, the two leaders also discussed global and regional […]
New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to carry out ‘fidayeen’ attacks at several places in India, including Delhi and NCR, similar to the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel dead, the National Investigation Agency’s chargesheet said on Monday. In its chargesheet filed […]
New Delhi: In the run up to Balakot strikes, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat very categorically conveyed to the top brass of the government that his force was fully ready to deal with any ground offensive by Pakistan and take the battle into the enemy territory, top military sources said. The Indian Army was prepared […]
Kalka/Jammu: Raising the pitch on PoK issue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said any talks with Pakistan in future would be only about Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, while his ministerial colleague Jitendra Singh voiced hope that the region would be integrated with India. Rajnath Singh, who was addressing a public rally in Haryana’s Kalka, said there […]
New Delhi: After Pakistan announced it was cancelling the Samjhauta Express, India on Sunday cancelled Samjhauta Link Express running between Delhi and Atari. “Consequent to Pakistan’s decision to cancel Samjhauta Express running between Lahore and Atari… The link express train running between Delhi and Atari also stands cancelled,” Northern Railway CPRO Deepak Kumar said. Pakistan […]
New Delhi: With National Security Advisor Ajit Doval hitting the straps yet again and meeting common folk in Anantnag on Saturday, the government is preparing to relent on the existing security dragnet for the coming Bakr Id festival on Monday. For Doval personally and the government as a collective, a lot is at stake, the lockdown […]
New Delhi/London: The UK on Saturday issued a travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning against travel to the state, except Jammu city and Ladakh, after the Indian government advised Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave in view of the security situation. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised against all travel […]
Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen Sarabjit Singh Dhillon said […]
Hyderabad: The NDA government has given a “free hand” to security forces to give a befitting reply to terrorists and Pakistan unlike in the past when India would be at the receiving end of their aggression, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said on Saturday. Speaking at a function to mark the 81st Raising Day of […]
New Delhi: With Pakistan reopening its airspace, national carrier Air India will resume flight operations on the Delhi-Kabul and the Lucknow-Najaf routes from August 5 and October 28, respectively, said Air India chief on Monday. “As Pakistan airspace is now open, we will start the flights on the Delhi-Kabul route from August 5. The flights […]
New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh said on Thursday that Narendra Modi got massive mandate due to Pulwama and Balakot and he made full use of the situation. “If Balakot and Pulwama would not have happened, he would have not got 256 seats. Today he has got 303 seats because he fully […]
New Delhi: Four out of the five terrorists involved in the Pulwama terror attack were killed, while one was arrested by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday. He said in Lok Sabha that probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed the links of terrorist module […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the next of kin of Army jawan Naik Ajit Kumar Sahoo, who was martyred in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The Chief Minister also expressed grief over the death of the Odia jawan. Patnaik said the assistance will be […]
Srinagar: Four militants have been killed in an overnight gunfight between security forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police sources said. While one of the militants was killed on Thursday, two others were brought down after the encounter resumed at dawn. Their bodies along with a large cache of weapons […]
Islamabad: Pakistan is ready to hold talks with the new Indian government to resolve all outstanding issues, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said. Addressing an Iftar dinner in Multan on Saturday, Qureshi said both India and Pakistan should sit on negotiation table to solve issues for the sake of prosperity and peace of the […]
Bishkek: India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people’s mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against the menace. Addressing the meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Foreign Ministers here in the Kyrgyz capital, […]
New Delhi: Getting a new life after surviving the Pulwama terror attack was okay but to feed a paralysed child was really a “satisfactory moment”, said CRPF’s Head Constable Iqbal Singh, after a video of him feeding the hungry child on a Srinagar street went viral on social media on Tuesday. The 44-year-old Sikh trooper of […]
Srinagar: Police detained 21 persons during nocturnal raids in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. They were picked up from Muran village of Pulwama district for their suspected involvement in incidents of stone pelting, police said.
New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]
New Delhi: China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month, sources indicated on Monday, after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared “all evidences” with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakistan-based outfit’s terror activities. Gokhale, who is on a two-day visit to Beijing, […]
Nashik (Maharashtra): Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually “terror-free” barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing an election rally at Pimpalgaon in Nashik district, Modi said: “Scores were killed in Sri Lanka […]
New Delhi: The first edition of the three-day biannual Naval Commanders’ conference, to begin in New Delhi on Tuesday, will review major operations undertaken during the past six months, according to a press statement here on Sunday. “The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, material, logistics, human resources, training […]
Mumbai: Leading actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor have featured in a tribute song dedicated to the 40 slain CRPF troopers who died in a terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, in February. “Commendable work has been done by Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor for the tribute song ‘Tu Desh […]