Balakot: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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.

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

IAF Lifts Temporary Restrictions Imposed on Indian Airspace

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has removed the temporary restrictions on all air routes in the Indian air space. Why the restrictions were imposed? The IAF had imposed temporary airspace restrictions on Indian air space on 27th February 2019. It was a day after 12 Mirage 2000s bombed a camp of the Pakistan-based terror group ..