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IAF Air Strikes News Live Updates: Sushma at OIC meeting: ‘Fight against terrorism is not confrontation against any religion’

IAF Air Strikes News Live Updates: Sushma at OIC meeting: ‘Fight against terrorism is not confrontation against any religion’: Now, we are going to start from the Pulwama attack where the 45 CRPF soldiers died. Just after the 12 days of the attack Indian Air Force has struck a surgical attack in Balakot to destroy the Jaish E Mohammad’s biggest camp. You all should know that after the attack Pakistan was shocked and tensed because they don’t know exactly how to reply to these attacks. Even though, India made it clear that they were only attacking the terrorists’ group and they were not trying to hurt any civilian and Pak army soldier.

India-Pakistan Tension Live Updates: Pak Foreign Minister Says Air Force Pilot Will Be Released Through Wagah Border

Mar 01, 2019
12:41 (IST)
Sushma Swaraj to speak at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi today

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is scheduled to speak at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Abu Dhabi at 1 pm IST today. Ms Swaraj is expected to raise the issue of terrorism, amidst Indo-Pak tensions following the Pulwama terror attack.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has announced that Pakistan will not attend OIC meeting of Foreign Ministers, news agency ANI said.
Mar 01, 2019
12:32 (IST)

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Today, #France is taking over the presidency of the @UN Security Council.
🇫🇷strongly believes that multilateralism is necessary to tackle global challenges such as terrorism, peacekeeping, climate change & gender equality. #UNSC

Mar 01, 2019
12:30 (IST)

A special thanks giving prayer was organised today by state Home Guards at Kalikambal Temple in Chennai ahead of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s release by Pakistan. (ANI)
Mar 01, 2019
12:28 (IST)
Amarinder Singh Says Won’t Go To Wagah To Receive Abhinandan Varthaman After Tweeting Request To PM Narendra Modi

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who yesterday offered to receive Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman when he returns home from captivity in Pakistan, told NDTV he has not heard from the Centre and won’t be going to Wagah to receive the Indian Air Force pilot.”

Mar 01, 2019
12:04 (IST)
Pakistan foreign minister says he won’t attend Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meet as India is attending, says news agency Reuters
Mar 01, 2019
11:48 (IST)
Air Force officials have reached Wagah border.
Mar 01, 2019
11:47 (IST)

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi: The Indian Pilot (#AbhinanadanVarthaman) will be released this afternoon via Wagah.

Mar 01, 2019
11:38 (IST)

A large number of people have assembled at the Attari Joint Check Post (JCP) here on Friday to receive Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman who is likely to be released by Pakistani authorities later in the day.
People started arriving in Attari, around 30 km from Amritsar, since 6 a.m. Their numbers swelled by 9 a.m.
“We have come here to welcome our country’s hero back home. We will give him a grand welcome. He showed a lot of bravery in the air combat and even after being captured by the Pakistanis,” Jitender, a resident of Amritsar, who arrived in Attari with his friends, said.
Manjit Singh, who was carrying a dhol, said: “Many celebrities and other important people come to Attari border on different occasions. But today, a real hero is coming back. We will give him a a big and warm welcome with dhol and bhangra”.
Mar 01, 2019
10:48 (IST)

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s parents, Air Marshal S. Varthaman (Retired) and mother Shobha Varthaman, who is a doctor, were cheered by passengers when they boarded a flight from Chennai to New Delhi on Thursday evening. They are on their way to Amritsar to welcome their son back home.
Mar 01, 2019
10:42 (IST)

Students pray for a speedy release of Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, in a school in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2019. Pakistan said it will release the pilot in a “peace gesture”. (AFP)

Mar 01, 2019
09:54 (IST)
Parliamentary Committee to discuss Indo-Pak relations today at 2.30 pm

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs is meeting today in Parliament at 2.30 pm to discuss the recent developments in Indo-Pak relations.
The Committee is headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
There are 30 parliamentarians in the Standing Committee – 20 from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha.
Mar 01, 2019
09:37 (IST)

Happy that our brave air warrior will return home today. Wing Commander Abhi Varthaman flying an aging aircraft shot latest generation fighter and faced captors with poise and fortitude. Amidst war cries h enay have become purveyor of peace.

Mar 01, 2019
09:35 (IST)
IAF team to receive Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman at Wagah border: Reports

A delegation of IAF team will receive Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman at the Wagah border, as per reports.
It is not clear whether the pilot will be handed over to the International Red Cross or to the Indian authorities by Pakistan.
Mar 01, 2019
09:07 (IST)
Civilian injured in Pak shelling in Uri

A civilian was injured in overnight shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector, police sources said.
Two residential houses were damaged in the heavy shelling by the Pakistan Army all along the Kamalkote sector and at four other places in Uri since Thursday evening.
Intermittent shelling and firing between the Indian and Pakistani sides have continued in the morning.
Mar 01, 2019
08:38 (IST)
Abhinandan Varthaman Release: How The US, UAE And Saudi Arabia Put Pressure On Pakistan

India sighed with relief when Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman would be sent home on Friday as a “peace gesture” — a move that came with immense international pressure to pull both countries back from the brink.”

Mar 01, 2019
08:33 (IST)
Cheers, Claps For Parents Of Air Force Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman On Board Flight To Delhi

Joint media brief by Army, Air Force and Navy. IAF says there is credible evidence that damage to terror camps was done by air strikes

09:01 PM

Captain Amarinder Singh writes to PM Modi

Dear @narendramodi ji , I’m touring the border areas of Punjab & I’m presently in Amritsar. Came to know that @pid_gov has decided to release #AbhinandanVartaman from Wagha. It will be a honour for me to go and receive him, as he and his father are alumnus of the NDA as I am.

08:22 PM

Visuals of parts of AM-RAAM missile fired from Pakistani F-16 aircraft found on Indian side

08:09 PM

India calls Pak’s bluff, proves intent to attack military installations

07:44 PM

Pakistani eyewitness recounts IAF pilot’s dramatic capture

Pakistani eyewitness recounts IAF pilot's dramatic capture
07:38 PM

India, Pak standoff: Abhinandan set to return, what next?

07:36 PM

Visuals from the high level meeting on security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg

Visuals from the high level meeting on security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg
07:34 PM

Army, Air Force and Navy speak in one voice against Pakistani misadventures

Army, Air Force and Navy speak in one voice against Pakistani misadventures
07:28 PM

Visuals of cover of AARAM missile fired from Pakistani F-16 aircraft found near the LoC in India

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Visuals of cover of AARAM missile fired from Pakistani F-16 aircraft found near the LoC in India

07:25 PM

As long as Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists, we will continue to target the terror camps

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Major General Surendra Singh Mahal: As long as Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists, we will continue to target the terror camps

07:19 PM

There is enough evidence to show that F-16s were used in this mission through their electronic signatures. Parts of AMRAAM, air to air missile which is carried only on the Pakistani F-16s was recovered east of Rajouri within the Indian territory: AVM Kapoor

07:18 PM

Credible evidence that damage to terror camps has been done, whatever we intended to do we have done: AVM Kapoor

07:16 PM

Our fight is with terrorism, if Pakistan will support terrorism we will stay prepared to destroy terror camps: Major Gen Surendra Singh Bahal

07:13 PM

Navy is ready on surface, sea and air to prevent and defeat any misadventure by Pakistan: Admiral Gujral

07:12 PM

India has retaliated whenever Pakistan has tried violate ceasefire: Major Gen Surendra singh Bahal

07:10 PM

IAF has learnt about the return of Abhinandan, we are happy: AVM Kapoor

07:09 PM

Pakistan lied about capturing 2 IAF pilots and about using F16 aircrafts: AVM Kapoor

07:08 PM

Many factual inaccuracies in Pakistan’s claims: AVM Kapoor

07:07 PM

Pakistan Air Force wanted to hit our military targets: AVM Kapoor

07:00 PM

Joint press briefing by Army, Navy and Air Force to begin shortly at South Block

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New Delhi: Joint press briefing by Army, Navy and Air Force to begin shortly at South Block

06:08 PM

Task ahead for India is to get rid of Pak army, terror nexus: Talmiz Ahmad

06:07 PM

Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow: Imran Khan in Pak Parliament

06:02 PM

Pakistan Army says troops on high alert along LoC

Pakistan Army says troops on high alert along LoC
05:41 PM

Abhinandan Varthaman’s family serving India for generations

05:38 PM

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be released tomorrow; here’s what transpired between India- Pakistan in the last 24 hours

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be released tomorrow; here's what transpired between India- Pakistan in the last 24 hours
05:37 PM

US Secretary of State Pompeo speaks to Doval amid tensions between India, Pakistan

US Secretary of State Pompeo speaks to Doval amid tensions between India, Pakistan
04:53 PM

IT Ministry asks YouTube to remove video links of IAF pilot

04:42 PM

Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow as peace gesture: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow as peace gesture: Pakistan PM Imran Khan
04:38 PM

Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow as peace gesture: Pakistan PM

04:33 PM

IT Ministry directs YouTube to remove 11 video links of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan during an air combat. PTI

04:31 PM

I tried to reach out to Narendra Modi to resolve the issue: Imran Khan in Pakistan Parliament

04:31 PM
View: Now that India has the upper hand, stop beating the war drums

India-Pak Tensions LIVE: IAF Pilot Missing in Action, MEA Summons Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Indian Air Force MiG 21 shot down Pakistan’s F-16: Government
  2. Pak jet was targeting military installations in India: Government
  3. “Better sense should prevail between both countries”: Imran Khan

Air Force Pilot MIA, Verifying Pak Claim He’s In Their Custody: India

You all should know that the Pakistani jets violate Indian air space and they have entered in the border areas of Nowshera sector. To reply and only in defense the planes were immediately pushed back by Indian jets on air patrol. In this whole pushing back a Pakistani aircraft was shot down by the IAF today in the morning. It is said that all commercial flights operating from Srinagar airport stand canceled for today. Even, in Pakistan, the flights are canceled to avoid any big situation.

India admits MiG 21 shot down by Pakistan, pilot missing

Breaking news is coming that the Pakistan PM Imran Khan is saying that he isn’t in a favor of war and said to be cooperative with India over Kashmir suicide bombing investigation. IN his exact words he said, “War is not in the interest of anyone”. Yes! Even Pakistan’s Commanding of the officials said earlier that they aren’t in the interest of war and they aren’t looking for war or something like this.

  • Pakistan claims to have shot down two Indian military aircraft while India said IAF lost a MiG-21 Bison aircraft
  • Flights services in several airports have now resumed

You all might know that the IAF  has lost one MIG 21 fighter jet in retaliatory air operations to counter Pak fighter jets in Indian Aerospace told by Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor. The plane crashed and the pilot is still missing but it isn’t confirmed that where he been gone. Still, the forces are trying to recover everything they can as soon as possible. You all should also know that Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy HC Gaurav Ahluwalia.