The order to shut down eight airports over the northern states of Jammua and Kashmir, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh has been withdrawn. Flight operations have already resumed from some airports, including Jammu. The order for shut down was issued earlier amid an escalation of hostilities with Pakistan. Sources told Indian NDTV that the entire airspace north of Delhi has to be vacated.
Operations and airstrikes across four Afghan provinces by the Afghan national army and airforce has left a total of 25 insurgents dead in the past 24 hours, according to multiple statements by the Ministry of Defense. Two insurgents were killed, three ammunition depots, and a bomb making facility were destroyed in an operation and airstrikes that took place in the capital of Uruzgan province,
Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) conducted an operation that targeted Taliban hideouts in an operation in Helmand province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement on Wednesday. Three Taliban hideouts were destroyed during the operation. The operation was conducted jointly with NDS special forces and counter-narcotics police on Taliban weapon’s cache
Forced deportation of Afghan minors back to their home country is not acceptable given the country’s current situation, Deputy Refugee Minister for Afghanistan, Dr. Alema said during a meeting with Ernst Noorman, Netherlands’s Ambassador to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The meeting focused on discussing the better management of Afghan refugees in Netherland and Dutch request for Afghan cooperation on establishing a shelter for the support
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the objective of its airstrike which was conducted in Pakistan’s Balakot was an act against a terror camp and that India doesn’t wish to see a further escalation. In her opening remarks during her bilateral meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Swaraj said after Pakistan, “refused to acknowledge and act against terror camps, the
Due to the request of the presidential candidates committee and because of the absence of a number of candidates, the voting process for new election commissioners has now been postponed to Friday, the Presidential Palace announced in a statement. On Tuesday, the said voting was to take place in the presence of all the presidential candidates.