The suicide squad that attacked the Army camp at 12 Brigade headquarters in Uri carried along with their arms and ammunition a mission plan which was annotated in Pashto, highly placed sources said. The map retrieved from the terrorists revealed that they were to kill unarmed troops
The Army is going to turn the heat on Pakistan along the LoC with concentrated artillery barrages, sniping and other operations, even as a section of the Indian security establishment wants the government to also consider “limited but punitive cross-border strikes” in wake of terrorist strike at Uri.
With plenty of blood on its hands, not just in terrorist attacks on India, but also in the US, Pakistan is all set to raise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations. Pakistan’s PM Nawaz Sharif arrived in New York on Sunday where he is scheduled to address the general assembly on Wednesday.
However, political observers said that this is a huge departure from the Congress’ earlier slogan of ‘Na jat par na pat par, batan dabao hath par’ (vote for Congress, not for caste) and a clear assertion of its carefully crafted Brahmin-centric campaign for UP, the brainchild of the party’s poll strategist Prashant Kishor.
The door-to-door survey identified the problems of separation, divorce and young widows in the state. It states that there are nearly 2.5 lakh and 13.62 lakh married persons in the age group of 10-14 and 15-19, respectively.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
"We have always stood by smaller nations. We always talk for the betterment of the cricket. Since BCCI is the biggest cricket body in the world, it is our duty to grow cricket on world level," Anurag Thakur said during announcement of the tender process for IPL telecast rights.
The opposition is still in the dark over the proposal for merging the Railway Budget with the General Budget and advancing Parliament session by about a month to January 24 so as to complete all legislative work before the beginning of the new fiscal from April.