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UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 10:19 PM IST
- The IAF’s Mirage 2000s hit three targets in Balakot with five Israeli-origin Spice 2000 bombs with penetrator warheads that allowed them to pierce through the rooftops before exploding inside to cause maximum damage.
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Pak did no favour by returning IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, says defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2019 12:11 AM IST
India had sent back 90,000 Pakistani soldiers unconditionally after the 1971 war, in which Pakistan was defeated, said defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Hindustan Times | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 01:55 AM IST
The official, who is part of a team debriefing Varthaman after he walked back into India across the Wagah border on March 1, said the Wing Commander was deprived of sleep, choked and even beaten up by his captors in Pakistan.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:27 PM IST
Rajasthan’s education minister Govind Singh Dotasra said the step is to honour the fighter pilot.
New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 10:17 AM IST
The BCCI on Friday put out a picture of the Indian Team’s jersey bearing IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s name and number 1 on it as a tribute after his return to the country from Pakistan
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 04:38 PM IST
The 35-year-old Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying the MiG-21 Bison that shot down the PAF F-16 on Wednesday morning before he was captured.
Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 09:26 AM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan said Thursday that the captured IAF pilot Varthaman will be released on Friday as a gesture of peace.
IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to be back home soon, BSF cancels retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 08:09 PM IST
The 35-year-old Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying the MiG-21 Bison that shot down the PAF F-16 in the aerial engagement with Pakistan on Wednesday morning.