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Four IAF bases, including Pathankot, put on orange alert after intel agencies warn of Jaish-e-Mohammad attack
India

Four IAF bases, including Pathankot, put on orange alert after intel agencies warn of Jaish-e-Mohammad attack

IAF bases in Srinagar, Awantipora, Jammu, Pathankot, and Hindon have been put on high alert at orange level

Parliamentary panel calls for strengthening security apparatus, plugging gaps in intelligence to prevent terror attacks
India

Parliamentary panel calls for strengthening security apparatus, plugging gaps in intelligence to prevent terror attacks

A parliamentary panel has rejected the home ministry's suggestion that the overall internal security scenario in the country was under control in 2016.

Narendra Modi must heed Nehru's words: PM must stop talking about Partition, and get on with more urgent tasks
Politics

Narendra Modi must heed Nehru's words: PM must stop talking about Partition, and get on with more urgent tasks

By blaming the Congress in Parliament on Wednesday for “partitioning” India, Modi ran the risk of making a needless point, even if unwittingly, to Pakistan

Pathankot attack: Head of air base JS Dhamoon takes early retirement
India

Pathankot attack: Head of air base JS Dhamoon takes early retirement

Air Commodore JS Dhamoon, who was commanding the Pathankot air force base when it was attacked by heavily armed terrorists last year, has taken early retirement.

Arun Jaitley says most acts of terror across world have some Pakistan links
India

Arun Jaitley says most acts of terror across world have some Pakistan links

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that most acts of terrorism across the world will have some links to Pakistan and blamed Islamabad for the strained Indo-Pak ties.

NDTV India ban: Modi government's shown us how we're turning into Pakistan
India

NDTV India ban: Modi government's shown us how we're turning into Pakistan

Diverting the blame gives its cheerleaders an opportunity to applaud punitive action against a TV channel and anchors they want tamed.

Pakistan freezes bank accounts of 5,100 terror suspects, including JeM chief Masood Azhar
World

Pakistan freezes bank accounts of 5,100 terror suspects, including JeM chief Masood Azhar

Authorities in Pakistan have frozen bank accounts with more than Rs 400 million of over 5,100 terror suspects, including JeM chief Masood Azhar who is under "protective custody" after the terror attack on the Pathankot air base, officials said.

Pathankot attack: Investigation team admits four terrorists were from Pakistan
India

Pathankot attack: Investigation team admits four terrorists were from Pakistan

The Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) admitted that the four terrorists who attacked the Pathankot Indian Air Force base were from Pakistan

Pathankot probe: Suspended Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh to be quizzed by Pakistan JIT
India

Pathankot probe: Suspended Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh to be quizzed by Pakistan JIT

Suspended Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh on Thursday arrived at the NIA headquarters to be questioned by Pakistan's Joint Investigation Team

At most places, they didn't come out of their vehicles: Pakistan probe team ends visit to Pathankot amid protests
India

At most places, they didn't come out of their vehicles: Pakistan probe team ends visit to Pathankot amid protests

The Pakistani team probing the terror attack on the IAF base here in Punjab in January ended its day-long visit to the frontier base and nearby areas in the border belt amid vocal protests by opposition parties.

It's like asking murderer to probe murder: Kejriwal, Cong flay NDA over Pathankot attack investigation
Politics

It's like asking murderer to probe murder: Kejriwal, Cong flay NDA over Pathankot attack investigation

Before Arvind Kejriwal, the Congress too had slammed PM Modi for Pakistan JIT to investigate the Pathankot attack even though India has claimed that Pakistan is behind the attack.

Five member Pakistani probe team issued visas by India; will investigate Pathankot attack
India

Five member Pakistani probe team issued visas by India; will investigate Pathankot attack

India on Friday issued visas to five members of a Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) who will travel to the country on Sunday to carry forward the probe into the brazen Pathankot Air Base attack, blamed on Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants.

Arvind Kejriwal meets families of Pathankot martyrs, says 'entire country is proud of them'
India

Arvind Kejriwal meets families of Pathankot martyrs, says 'entire country is proud of them'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the families of the security personnel and a taxi driver gunned downed by terrorists in Pathankot and announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to their next of kin.

Pathankot Attack: Did Gurdaspur SP go to pray at temple or was that an ISI honeytrap?
India

Pathankot Attack: Did Gurdaspur SP go to pray at temple or was that an ISI honeytrap?

The police officer said his abductors came back in his Mahindra XUV with a blue beacon, to look for him and his cook Madan Gopal after both were dumped near a drain in a forest area.

Pathankot terror attack: Teary eyed mourners give India's martyrs a hero's farewell
India

Pathankot terror attack: Teary eyed mourners give India's martyrs a hero's farewell

Thirty two-year-old Niranjan, whose family stays in Bangalore, was commissioned in the Engineers Regiment of the Army in 2004.

Pathankot terror attack: Did terrorists enter air base hours before alert was sounded?
India

Pathankot terror attack: Did terrorists enter air base hours before alert was sounded?

The sources said that the final count of terrorists involved in the attack would be clear following the completion of the operation, the final stages of which saw the building from which fire was being directed being blown up.

Pathankot terror attack: Those who want the peace process to fail must not be allowed to succeed
India

Pathankot terror attack: Those who want the peace process to fail must not be allowed to succeed

The attack at Pathankot will give a new edge to the meeting of foreign secretaries, which is slated for mid-January.

Aerial surveillance detected militants entering Pathankot air base: defence ministry
India

Aerial surveillance detected militants entering Pathankot air base: defence ministry

The meeting was attended by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, national security adviser Ajit Doval and the three service chiefs among others.

Country proud of security forces and our jawans: Who said what on Pathankot terror attack
India

Country proud of security forces and our jawans: Who said what on Pathankot terror attack

The IAF base is around 250 km Chandigarh and about 30 km from the border area with Pakistan. This is the second major attack on Punjab after the attack in Gurdaspur in February 2015.