Balakot Current Affairs, GK & News

Balakot

Balakot is situated on the bank of Somani Bay near Karachi. Balakot was a coastal city of the Indus Valley Civilization.

U V Singh authors book “Indo-Pak Relations : Beyond Pulwama & Balakot”

The book titled “Indo-Pak Relations: Beyond Pulwama and Balakot” has been authored by Dr. U V Singh. The book deals with the fundamental causes of the Indo-Pak conflict—why it is difficult, if not impossible, to have peace between the two neighbors. Also it explores the short spurt of Pulwama-Balakot stand-off or a game of one-upmanship.

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Operation Bandar

The February 26 cross-border airstrike carried out by the Indian Air Force was codenamed Operation Bandar. The operation was aimed at bombing a terrorist hideout in Pakistan’s Balakot. Operation Bandar was an intelligence-led, non-military, pre-emptive operation that targetted a camp run by the Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The Balakot airstrike was India ..

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IAF to procure Spice bombs from Israel

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a deal to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs at a cost of Rs 300 crores from Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. SPICE bombs were used in the recently undertaken strikes on a terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s Balakot on February 26. SPICE 2000 Guided Bombs ..

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India signs Rs 300 crore deal with Israel to procure 100 SPICE bombs used in Balakot airstrike

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently signed a deal worth around Rs 300 crore for buying more than 100 SPICE bombs from Israel. The IAF fighter jets used these bombs to target Jaish-e-Mohammed training camps in Pakistan’s Balakot on 26th February 2019 after the ghastly Pulwama terror attack in which over 44 CRPF jawans ..

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Ajit Doval appointed as new National Security Advisor (NSA)

Ajit Doval, a 1968-batch IPS officer & a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief, has been reappointed as the National Security Adviser (NSA) for a five-year tenure. He has also been given a cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain. This is for the first time that an NSA has been ..

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