Day: February 26, 2019

Only South Africans Understood Trevor Noah’s Hilarious Black Panther Oscars Joke

The Oscars are over but the buzz that the 91st Academy Awards created is refusing to die down. And the latest bit of Oscar gold doing the rounds of the Internet is a clever joke by comedian Trevor Noah that apparently no one at first understood. The reason? He said the line in Xhosa, a […]

Indian Army Retaliates to Pak Shelling Along LoC, Destroys 5 Posts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was up all night as he monitored the Indian Air Force operation to destroy a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Pakistan, relaxing only after all the pilots returned safely home, government sources told PTI. After congratulating all those involved in the operation around 4.30 am, he got busy with his daily routine […]

RBI to soon put into circulation new series of Rs 100 banknotes bearing signature of Shaktikanta Das

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said it would shortly put into circulation new-series Rs 100 denomination banknotes bearing the signature of its Governor Shaktikanta Das. Representational image. Reuters. The RBI will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series bearing the signature of Das, the central bank said […]

News18 Wrap: Indian Air Force Destroys JeM Camps in Balakot, Pakistan Vows Retaliation & Other Stories You Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on News18.com today to help you stay updated at all times. In case you missed it Twelve Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC) early on Tuesday morning and destroyed terror camps of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. The air strike, which has […]

Top Entertainment News: Shraddha Shares New ‘Saaho’ Teaser

After the news of Indian Air Force (IAF) jets hitting the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) group in Pakistan early on Tuesday, 26 February, reached the masses, strong reactions have been pouring in on social media. Foreign Secretary Vijay K Gokhale, in a press briefing later on Tuesday, told the media that the […]

Legality of Pakistan surgical strikes: India has arsenal of lawful defences at its disposal, conjecture is unnecessary

Minutes after Pakistan’s foreign minister branded the strikes by Indian Air Force in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province as an act of ‘grave aggression’, conjectures questioning the strike’s validity in international law have emerged. While it is indisputable that, principally, bombings well within the territory of Pakistan bear greater legal repercussions than the erstwhile surgical operations in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, […]

#SorryNotSorry: Indian Companies Trying to Make Quick Buck Off IAF Strike is Plain Crass

‘War! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing’. That’s how the song goes anyway, but Indian companies don’t seem to agree with Edwin Starr, the original composer of that seminal song. And as far as marketing strategies for restaurants go, this one leaves a greasy taste in the mouth; it’s just that oily. And by […]

IAF Airstrikes in Pakistan: Has Modi Won Half the Election Battle?

In his acceptance speech for the Seoul Peace Prize on 22 February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted the popular Korean saying Shichagi Bhanida, meaning, “A good beginning is half the battle”. Although he referred to this in the context of the peace process in the Korean Peninsula, his security establishment would be restating this in […]

IAF strikes in Pakistan: Islamabad to raise issue of India’s LoC ‘violation’ at UN, says media report

Islamabad: Pakistan will raise the issue of India’s “violation” of the Line of Control (LoC) at the United Nations and other international forums, a media said on Tuesday, quoting sources. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan and attended by the top civil and military leadership, including Pakistan […]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s Party Takes a Jibe at India After Surgical Strike 2.0 With ‘Side Effects of Bollywood’

Twelve Indian Force Mirage-2000 jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC) early on Tuesday morning and destroyed terror camps of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot. The air strike, which has been dubbed surgical strikes 2.0, comes two weeks after a terror attack on CRPF solidiers in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. While this was unfolding, Pakistani political […]