Security heightened in Pathankot airbase ahead of PM Modi’s visit
Pathankot, Jan 09 (ANI): Pathankot tightened its security at the Indian Airbase following the recent attack at an air base in the Pathankot district. On January 02, six militants attacked the Indian Air Force base killing seven Indian soldiers and injuring 22 others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be arriving at 11 am today in Pathankot.
Heavy floods have ravaged Bihar, where four people have lost their lives and over 18 lakh have been affected. North Bihar districts of Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Muzaffarpur, East Champaran, Madhubani, Araria, Darbhanga, Supaul and Kishanganj are hit worst.
The meeting comes amid differences between the two sides over a range of issues, including a bridge at Zero Line on the Indo-Pak border at Dera Baba Nanak. So far, three rounds of technical-level discussions have been held.
Tensions on the Sino-Indian border, which snowballed into a crisis at Doklam in 2017, have come down dramatically after the informal summit between the leaders of the two countries at Wuhan in April 2018.
Recommending jail terms ranging from seven years to life imprisonment for assailants and up to three years for dereliction of duty by a police officer or district magistrate, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has drawn up a stringent law.