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Closed since Balakot airstrike, Pakistan opens its airspace; Indian flights to operate soon: Report

Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority issued a notice to airmen (NOTAM) at around 12.41 am Indian Standard Time, stating that "with immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (air traffic service) routes".

Pakistan decides to let PM Modi's plane fly over its airspace to Bishkek summit: Report

Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after an Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot. Since then, it has only opened two routes, both of them pass through southern Pakistan, of the total 11.


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In battlefields of Punjab no takers for Balakot nationalism

A group of villagers sitting in the shade of trees in the Abdul Hameed Memorial Complex burst out laughing when asked about the nationalist agenda of the elections and the effect of Balakot airstrikes on voters here. Battle of Asal Uttar is a legend in Indian military history now and the area around was known as the graveyard of Patton tanks.

Five of six designated targets were hit in Balakot airstrike: IAF review

According to sources, the operation had planned to use six Israeli Spice 2000 Penetrator type PGM (precision-guided munition) to hit the targets, and five of them had hit the designated mean point of impact (DMPI) on the buildings in the Balakot complex.

BJP has broken the idea of India, hurt the nation's soul: Sam Pitroda

Pitroda, a long-time Gandhi family adviser, also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he was "lying to the country day in and day out".


Pakistan spins Sushma Swaraj's Balakot remark, claims finally the 'truth under ground reality compulsions'

The IAF had struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s Balakotarea on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

Technology was on India's side in Balakot operation: IAF chief

"In the proposed induction of the Rafale and S-400 surface-to-air missile system, in the next two-four years, once again the technological balance will shift in our favour like it was in 2002 during Operation Parakaram during the last stand-off," Dhanoa said.

Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘Pakistan needed 40 days to take journalists (to Balakot)... they can whitewash’

They can do the necessary whitewashing, they can take as many people as they want, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

IAF refutes US media report, reiterates it shot down Pak F-16 jet in aerial combat

The Foreign Policy Magazine reported that two senior US defense officials with direct knowledge of the situation informed it that American personnel recently counted Islamabad's F-16s and found none of the planes missing.