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Abhinandan meets Nirmala Sitharaman in hospital day after his return

Varthaman, who underwent a medical check-up on Saturday at a military hospital here will stay at an Indian Air Force Officers Mess.

02 Mar 2019 4:02 PM

Samjhauta Express services restored; train to run from India on Sunday: Railways

The official said the first train from India will leave on March 3.

02 Mar 2019 3:48 PM

Indian pilot not released under 'any pressure': Pak FM Qureshi

India has been maintaining that the Pakistani decision is in consonance with the Geneva Conventions.

02 Mar 2019 3:29 PM

'National security is our priority, not election': Amit Shah at MP rally

Amit Shah had launched a nationwide mega bike rally from MP's Umaria ahead of LS polls.

02 Mar 2019 1:46 PM

India has UK's complete backing in outrage of Pulwama attack: Boris Johnson

Britain stands shoulder-to-shoulder with India in outrage over the Pulwama attack, and in determination to work towards defeating terrorism.

02 Mar 2019 12:52 PM


‘Abhinandan’ will acquire new meaning: PM Modi, a day after IAF's pilot return

PM said Sanskrit word ‘Abhinandan’ would acquire a new meaning due to what has transpired over past couple of days.

02 Mar 2019 12:18 PM

Antonio Guterres welcomes IAF pilot's return to India from Pak captivity

UN Secretary-General has welcomed the return of Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthman.

02 Mar 2019 11:47 AM

‘Happy to be back to my country’, says IAF pilot after homecoming

Hoping to give a hero’s welcome to Varthaman, thousands of Indians gathered on border carrying tricolour and garlands since morning.

02 Mar 2019 9:22 AM

PM Modi’s ‘parakram’ behind IAF pilot’s return, says Smriti Irani

'RSS can be proud of fact that son of India is returning to India in 48 hrs due to ‘parakram’ of swayamsevak,' she said in reference to PM.

02 Mar 2019 8:58 AM

IAF pilot made to record video by Pak before being handed over to India

In the video, which has nearly 19 cuts, the IAF pilot is seen criticising the Indian media.

02 Mar 2019 8:52 AM


Pakistan ‘refused request’ to send pilot back via air

Varthaman was captured by Pakistan after his Mig-21 Bison was shot down by a Pakistani jet during a fierce dogfight on Wednesday.

02 Mar 2019 3:52 AM

India won’t be helpless in face of terror: PM Modi

Modi said he was proud that India’s first woman defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman was from Tamil Nadu.

02 Mar 2019 2:25 AM

IAF pilot freed, returns via Wagah

He was handed over to the BSF at around 9.20 pm by the Pakistani Rangers.

02 Mar 2019 2:20 AM

Welcome Back Abhinandan! Indian celebs celebrate Wing Commander's homecoming

As soon as the news came out, Indian celebrities started tweeting #WelcomeBackAbhinandan and #WelcomeHomeAbhinandan, turning them viral.

01 Mar 2019 7:41 PM

'Helping Pakistan, harming India': PM Modi slams opposition in TN

PM said he flagged off the fastest train Tejas between Madurai - Chennai and it is a great example of 'Make in India'.

01 Mar 2019 3:36 PM


Daily Retreat ceremony along Indo-Pak border cancelled: BSF

The public will not be allowed in the ceremony area that is located in the Attari of Punjab along the Indo-Pak border, BSF official said.

01 Mar 2019 3:30 PM

'Terrorism is destroying lives, destabilising regions': Swaraj

'Terrorism in each case is driven by distortion of religion. Fight against terror is not a confrontation against any religion,' said Swaraj.

01 Mar 2019 2:08 PM

Pakistan says no to India’s request to send back IAF pilot by air

However, late in the night, Pakistan communicated to India that he will be returned through the Attari-Wagah border.

01 Mar 2019 2:02 PM

Pakistan minister opposes IAF pilot’s release, says India could attack Pak later

Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed admitted that terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed has a camp in Jabba in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

01 Mar 2019 1:07 PM

Pilot Abhinandan's return our diplomatic victory: Shah

A team of Indian Air Force officials will receive Wing Commander Abhinandan at the Wagah border on Friday evening.

01 Mar 2019 12:28 PM