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    Three services Joint PC
    1.Major gen surrender singh mahal, Army

    2.Rear Admiral DS gujral, Navy

    3.Avm RGK Kapoor, airforce

    Indian Air force says
    –PAF attempted to target Indian military installations
    –Pakistan Air Force lost one F16
    –Swift IAF response
    –Evidence to show F16s wr used, electronic signatures confirm it
    –IAF remains viligilant
    Army says
    –We continue to maintain strict vigil at LoC & IB
    –Mechanised forces on stand by
    –Heightened state of readiness

    Navy says
    –High state of readiness.
    –Will deter any misadventures by Pakistan
    –We stand as one with army & airforce
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    India-Pakistan Standoff Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading the high-level meeting on security at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.

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    India-Pakistan Standoff Live: Pakistan’s gesture to release Wing Commander Abhinandan is in consonance with Geneva Convention: IAF

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    India-Pakistan Standoff Live: Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor to question by ANI on bombing on JeM terror camps in Balakot: Premature to say number of casualties on the camp, whatever we intended to destroy we got that result.

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    India-Pakistan Standoff Live: “We have evidence to show that whatever we wanted to do and targets we wanted to destroy, we have done that. Decision to show the evidence is on senior leadership,” Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor said.
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    India-Pakistan Standoff Live: “As long as Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists, we will continue to target the terror camps, ” Major General Surendra Singh Mahal said.

India-Pakistan Standoff Latest News: Pakistan for the second consecutive day violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir. As per Zee News, two Pakistani jets attempted to enter Indian side in Poonch district. However, they were pushed back by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a clear and stern warning to Pakistan on Thursday said that ‘India will live as one, India will work as one, India will grow as one, India will fight as one, India will win as one’.

“The enemy tries to destabilise us, carries out terror attacks, they want to stop our growth. We all countrymen are standing like a rock to counter their evil designs,” he said while addressing the booth-level workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Stay with for minute-by-minute Live updates on India-Pakistan tension.

Meanwhile, the three service chiefs are on Thursday scheduled to meet Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the wake of increasing tension after ‘pre-emptive’ strikes were carried out at Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camps on Pakistani soil were carried out by India in retaliation to Pulwama terror attack. Stay with for minute-by-minute Live updates on India-Pakistan tension.

Later in the day, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). The same will be followed by Union Cabinet meeting at his residence, 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in the national capital.

The meetings come a day after Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan went ‘missing in action’ as the force retaliated to the violation of airspace by three Pakistani jets on Wednesday. The MEA acknowledged that he has been captured by Pakistan after an air combat. Indian High Commission in Pakistan on Wednesday issued a demarche to the Pakistan Foreign Ministry of Foreign Affairs and asked for immediate and safe return of the IAF pilot.

Pakistan’s notorious action came a day after India on Tuesday avenged the dastardly Pulwama terror attack by mounting a massive offensive on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Pakistan and carried a ‘non-military pre-emptive air strike’ on three camps of the terrorist organisation, killing nearly 300 militants.