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27-Sep-2016 Pathankot

Search operation in Pathankot after 'suspicious' men sighted

Security agencies carried out an extensive search operation in Pathankot district of north Punjab on Tuesday following reports that some local residents had spotted 2-3 "suspicious men" in Army fatigues.The Punjab Police and other security agencies carried out...

23-Mar-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Manhunt in Punjab after car snatched at gunpoint

Punjab Police and other security agencies have launched a manhunt after a car was snatched from a person at gunpoint at Sujanpur town in Punjab's Pathankot district, police said on Wednesday.The incident took place late on Tuesday, police said.Police officials,...

22-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Alert issued after Pathankot taxi driver found dead

The Delhi Police on Friday issued an alert after a taxi driver alleged hijacked by three unidentified people from Pathankot in Punjab was found dead in Himachal Pradesh.Through its official twitter handle, the Delhi Police released photographs of three suspects...

21-Jan-2016 Jaipur

Military aid to Kabul will cause more Pathankots: Jaffrelot

The Pakistani security establishment is unlikely to be happy with Indian military aid to Afghanistan, and in the short run this could lead to more Pathankot-like attacks, says South Asia politics and security expert Christophe Jaffrelot."If India helps Afghanistan...

21-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot attack: NIA raids six locations in Punjab

The National INvestigation Agency sleuths on Thursday raided six places in Punjab's Gurdaspur and Amritsar towns as part of the ongoing probe into the January 2 terror attack at the air force base in Pathankot.The places where the raids were carried out...

18-Jan-2016 New Delhi

'No incriminating evidence so far against ex-Gurdaspur SP'

Salwinder Singh, the former Gurdaspur SP who is being probed for any possible link with the Pathankot airbase attackers, has been "cooperating well" with the National Investigation Agency (NIA), official sources told IANS on Monday.According to the sources, the...

18-Jan-2016 New Delhi

No incriminating evidence so far against ex-Gurdaspur SP: NIA

Salwinder Singh, the former Gurdaspur SP who is being probed for any possible link with the Pathankot airbase attackers, has been "cooperating well" with the National Investigation Agency (NIA), official sources told IANS on Monday.According to the sources, the...

18-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Delhi court allows lie detector test on Punjab SP

A court here on Monday allowed a National Investigation Agency (NIA) plea for a lie detector test on Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh in connection with the attack at the air force base in Pathankot.Court sources said that during in-camera proceedings,...

13-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot attack: NIA recovers Chinese wireless from militants' car

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said it had recovered a "Chinese wireless set" from a car used by terrorists to reach the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Pathankot which they attacked on January 2. The set was similar to one recovered...

11-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot attack: Abducted SP to face polygraph test

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Monday conduct a polygraph test on Salwinder Singh, the superintendent of police in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, an official said.The test would be done in connection with his suspected role in helping the...

09-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot attack: NIA focuses on 10 points to unravel plot

Ten key points top the NIA's agenda as it probes the audacious terrorist attack on the IAF base at Pathankot in Punjab that has caused fresh strains in India-Pakistan relations.The National Investigation Agency, which took over the case on January 4 from...

08-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Body tissues of Pathankot terrorists preserved, weapons seized

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the Pathankot air base terrorist attack, has preserved body tissues of the slain terrorists for DNA sampling.The post-mortem examination of the bodies was conducted at Pathankot civil hospital on Wednesday...

07-Jan-2016 New Delhi

India names JeM, its chief for Pathankot terror attack

India has named Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of the banned terror organisation Jaish-e-Muhammad, as well as the organisation itself and others as being responsible for the Pathankot attack in evidence shared by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with his...

07-Jan-2016 Gurdaspur

Search operations continue in Punjab's Gurdaspur district

Punjab's Gurdaspur and Pathankot districts remained on high alert on Thursday after earlier reports of suspicious people being seen in the area. Security forces carried out a thorough search operation in several villages around the Tibri army cantonment area...

06-Jan-2016 Pathankot

Why Punjab SP's version is being suspected

Is senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh a suspect or a victim in the terrorist attack on the Pathankot air base?Investigating agencies, especially the NIA, are probing the police officer's role in the incident for over 24 hours before the actual...

06-Jan-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Combing operations continue in Pathankot; focus on NIA probe

Combing operations continued on Wednesday to sanitise the Pathankot Air Force base in Punjab even as the NIA formed various teams to probe the terrorist attack on the high-security defence facility.Sources in the Indian Air Force (IAF) said that every inch of...

05-Jan-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

NSG deployment before attack proved alertness: Punjab DGP

Deflecting all accusations of delayed response by Punjab Police to the presence of heavily armed terrorists and the impending attack on a defence establishment, police chief Suresh Arora on Tuesday said the deployment of NSG commandos hours before the actual attack...

05-Jan-2016 Gurdaspur

Punjab Police treated own SP's information on terrorists casually

Punjab Police officials took their own senior officer's version on the presence of Pakistani terrorists in the area lightly and slept over the information on the impending terrorist strike on the Pathankot air base, sources said.Sources in the Punjab Police...

05-Jan-2016 Pathankot

Combing operation continues at Pathankot base on fourth day

Security forces continued search and combing operation inside the Pathankot air base on Tuesday -- the fourth day after the attack on the frontline Air Force Station (AFS) by suspected Pakistani terrorists.The counter offensive against the terrorists at Punjab's...

04-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot combing operations to continue for next few days

The combing operations in Pathankot air base area are likely to continue for the next few days, sources said, as the fifth terrorist's killing was confirmed.The operations that started around 3 a.m. on Saturday morning continued through Monday, as at least...

04-Jan-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Five terrorists killed in Pathankot, operations still on

Over 62 hours after suspected Pakistani terrorists raided the IAF base here killing seven security personnel and losing five of their own, senior officers said on Monday evening that they were still sensitizing the area for possible hidden attackers."The...

04-Jan-2016 Srinagar

Pathankot Airbase Attack:United Jihad Council claims responsibility

Conglomerate of militant outfits United Jihad Council (UJC) Monday claimed the responsibility of Pathankot Airbase in Punjab where search and combing operation continued for the consecutive fourth day on Monday.Besides five militants, seven Indian security personnel,...

04-Jan-2016 Pathankot

Five terrorists killed, operation still on: NSG

Security forces have killed five terrorists in the ongoing operations at the Pathankot Air Force Station (AFS), a senior official said on Monday."The operations are still going on. We have been able to eliminate the fifth terrorist. Combing and search operations...

04-Jan-2016 Pathankot

Five terrorists killed, operation still on

Security forces have killed five terrorists in the ongoing operations at the Pathankot Air Force Station (AFS), a senior official said on Monday."The operation is still going on. Five terrorists have been killed," Major General Dushant Singh of the NSG told the...

04-Jan-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Pathankot attack: Operations on to kill remaining terrorists, says IAF

Operations are continuing at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot town in Punjab to kill two terrorists still holed up there, an IAF officer said on Monday."So far we have eliminated four terrorists. Operations to eliminate two more are in the final stages,"...

04-Jan-2016 Pathankot

Firing heard inside Pathankot air base

Occasional sound of firing could be heard from inside as search and combing operations by security forces continued at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base here on Monday, nearly 55 hours after terrorists launched an attack on the frontline facility in Punjab.Police...

03-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Terrorists failed to destroy IAF assets: Home Secretary

The terrorists who attacked the IAF base near Pathankot in Punjab failed to destroy the IAF assets due to timely action by security forces, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said on Sunday."Because of early action, the terrorists were unable to move to their...

03-Jan-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Operation against terrorists still on: IAF officer

A top Indian Air Force (IAF) officer said on Sunday evening that the operation against terrorists holed up in the IAF base near here was still continuing."The operation is still continuing. Engagement is still on. Operation will continue till the whole...

03-Jan-2016 Pathankot/New Delhi

Pathankot operation nears completion; 7 securitymen killed

Security forces on Sunday nailed two more terrorists who had attacked the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot along with four others. Seven security personnel, including one officer of the National Security Guard, were killed in the counter-offensive against the...

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