Abhinandan returns home LIVE: It’s properly to be back in my country, says Wing Commander; state hails the hero
Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman back domestic after three days of intense political, diplomatic, and army war of words between India and Pakistan. He was surpassed over to the Indian authorities around 9.30 pm on the Attari-Wagah border from wherein he flew to the Palam airport in Delhi. The Indian people gave a rousing welcome to their countrywide hero as he set foot at the Indian soil. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “Welcome Home Wing Commander Abhinandan! The nation is pleased with your exemplary courage.” Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will now go through debriefing on Saturday. He can even undergo physiological and physical test-up within the presence of army and intelligence officers.
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2.57pm: Rajasthan circle of relatives names newborn after Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman: A infant born on Friday evening, when IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was approximate to be released by way of Pakistan, was named after him by a circle of relatives in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. “My daughter-in-law added infant boy final night, and we named him Abhinandan in honor of the IAF pilot. We are proud of the pilot, and consequently, we named him (the child) Abhinandan,” Janesh Bhutani, grandfather of the child, advised reporters, said PTI.
2.55pm: Pakistan violates ceasefire violation: Pakistani troops on Saturday once more violated ceasefire alongside the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting robust and powerful retaliation through the Indian Army, a defense spokesman said, mentioned PTI. The shelling from across the border began in Nowshera sector around 12.30 pm, finishing over 12-hour-long lull in the border skirmishes which intensified after India’s pre-emptive moves on Jaish-e-Mohammed’s terror camps at Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan on Tuesday. A younger lady and her two children have been killed and several others, which includes Army personnel, were injured in heavy shelling alongside the LoC in lower Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district on Friday night time, elevating the loss of life toll within the trade of firing on the Indian aspect to four.
12.45pm: Masood Azhar, the founder of the terrorist employer JeM, is suspected of being troubled with renal failure. He is below dialysis at a Navy clinic in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, reports PTI.
12.30pm: FM Arun Jaitley said, that once our Air Force reached Balakot in KPK before we ought to get any information some human beings, whom I name compulsive contrarians, located a brand new Balakot and started pronouncing Balakot is along LoC.