Saturday, 5 December 2020

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‘Captured’ Indian pilot thanks Pakistan army for hospitality

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities released a picture, they claimed, is of a captured Indian pilot – after an Indian Air Force plane was shot down in Pakistan’s territory. According to a tweet by Major General Asif Ghafoor, army spokesperson, there is only one pilot under Pakistan Army’s custody, who identified himself ...

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Video of arrested Indian Air Force pilot released

ISLAMABAD: Video of one of the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot, who was arrested from Azad Kashmir after Pakistan shot down two Indian fighter jets, has been released. “My name is Wing commander Abhi Nandan. My service number is 27981. I am a flying pilot. My religion is Hindu,” the ...

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Pakistan Air Force downs two Indian fighter jets, 2 pilots arrested

RAWALPINDI: In a response to Indian Line of Control (LoC) violation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has destroyed two Indian fighter jets on Wednesday morning. According to details, the wreckage of one aircraft fell in Central Kashmir’s Budgam while the other’s in Pakistan territory. Two of the pilots have been killed ...

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India carries out air strikes in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan downplayed Tuesday’s incident, Indian military aircraft crossed into its territory in the disputed Kashmir region and “released a payload” after Pakistan scrambled its own jets, but there was no casualties or damage. “Indian aircrafts intruded from Muzafarabad sector,” Pakistani military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said on ...

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Over 30 Indian film, TV celebs caught in sting operation

BOLLYWOOD: More than 30 Indian film and TV industry actors/artistes agreed to spread the propaganda of political parties through their social media accounts for money, which they asked to be paid in cash, in other words in untaxed black money, it has been revealed in a sting operation. Actors Vivek ...

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Gas-line explosion in San Francisco sets building on fire

SAN FRANCISCO: An explosion on a gas line has set at least one San Francisco building on fire and is sending huge plumes of fire and smoke into the air, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings. Three-story flames could be seen leaping into the air in television images. Police spokesman Robert ...

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10 dead in Paris apartment block fire, police suspect arson

PARIS: At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday. The fire on the upper floors of the building in rue Erlanger in the upmarket ...

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Death toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 134

BRASILIA: The toll from a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil has risen to 134 deaths after more than a week of searches, with 199 missing, authorities said. The count showed the gradual recovery operation of bodies more than a week after the January 25 disaster at the ...

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US fake university sting angers India

WASHINGTON: India has made a diplomatic protest to the US after 129 Indian students were arrested for enrolling in a fake university. The University of Farmington, advertised as based in Michigan state, was run by undercover agents from the Department of Homeland Security to expose “pay-to-stay” immigration fraud. Prosecutors say ...

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7 people die in train mishap in eastern India

BIHAR: At least Seven people were killed and several others injured when a train derailed in India’s eastern state of Bihar early on Sunday. According to official sources, the Delhi-bound train derailed in the Vaishali district of Bihar state when the driver of the ill-fated train was trying to change ...

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