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IAF doesn’t count number of dead, govt will give casualty figures for Pak. terror camp attack: Air Force Chief Dhanoa

IAF doesn’t count number of dead, govt will give casualty figures for Pak. terror camp attack: Air Force Chief Dhanoa

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Updates from :  the Hindu : The Indian Air Force Chief says Rafale jet should come into India’s inventory by September 2019. “We don’t count human casualties, we count what targets we have hit or not hit,” Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal (ACM) B.S. Dhanoa, told the media at the Air Force Station, Sulur here on Monday. He was responding to questions on the number of casualties in the Balakot air strikes last week. “The statement on casualties will be made by the government. The IAF is not in a position to clarify on how many people were there,” he said. There have been varying claims on the number of terrorists killed in the strikes. “If we plan to hit the target, we hit the target. Otherwise why would they (Pakistan) respond? If we had dropped bombs in t
The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019

The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019

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Updates from :  Connect to India : The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019 #India Analysis & Commentary News Global Anuraag Saxena Wednesday, February 27th 2019 There are an estimated 31 million Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). With roughly half of them eligible to vote in India, and at a median voter-size of 10.3 lakh per constituency; this would represent 15 parliamentary “seats”. We’ve come up with a simplistic 'Dummies Guide' if you will. Let’s break down different options to participate in Elections 2019. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have been abuzz regarding the voting rights of NRIs. We have been bombarded with links to register, the role of Indian High Commissions, the need to sign affidavits, and a whole lot of unintelligible “advice”. Mes
Sushma Swaraj briefs China on Balakot air strike, says India does not want ‘escalation’

Sushma Swaraj briefs China on Balakot air strike, says India does not want ‘escalation’

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Updates from :  the Hindu : 'Pakistan's inaction against Jaish triggered the cross border strike' External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday blamed Pakistan’s inaction against Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) — the international terror group responsible for the Pulwama attack — for triggering the strike by the Indian Air Force (IAF) across the Line of Control, and reiterated that New Delhi was averse to any escalation of tensions with Islamabad. “In the light of continued refusal of Pakistan to acknowledge and act against terror groups on its territory and based on credible information that JeM is planning other attacks in various parts of India, the Government of India has decided to take pre-emptive action. The target was selected in order to avoid civilian casualties,” Ms. Swar
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