Top 5 news at 1 pm on Oct 9: Operation Ginger, Radiactive leak at Delhi airport and more

09 October 2016, 01:45 PM
Top 5 news at 1 pm on Oct 9: Operation Ginger, Radiactive leak at Delhi airport and more
Top 5 news at 1 pm on Oct 9: Operation Ginger, Radiactive leak at Delhi airport and more

The details of two deadly surgical strikes by India and Pakistan in 2011 have surfaced, in which at least 13 soldiers were killed, six of them decapitated. According to documents procured by an Indian English news daily, Pakistan attacked Indian post and killed six soldier in July, 2011. Indian Army replied with one of the deadliest cross-border raids carried out by it in the recent memory.

1. India conducted deadliest surgical strikes across LoC in 2011, says report

According to the report, the Pakistani raiders struck a remote army post in Gugaldhar ridge in Kupwara, on the afternoon of July 30, 2011, surprising the six soldiers from the Rajput and Kumaon regiments. 

2. Suspected radioactive leak at Delhi cargo terminal, NDMA at spot

A suspected radioactive leak on Sunday occurred from a medical shipment at cargo terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, following which authorities have cordoned off the area.

3. No conflict between Sharif Govt and army, says Basit

 Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Saturday said that Pak Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is staying firmly put in the driving seat of the nation. Denying reports about the growing rift between Pak army and elected government, Basit assured that Sharif-led government has no problems and is instead seeking to resolve its problems with India through fresh beginnings.

4. Hillary Clinton stands good chance of winning if she scores in two swing states, say expert

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a “very good” chance of winning against Republican rival Donald Trump if she is able to win Florida and one of other three biggest swing states of North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania, an election expert has said.

5. BSP supremo Mayawati holds massive rally on Kanshi Ram death anniversary

The Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is conducting a massive rally in Lucknow on the tenth death anniversary of its founder Kanshi Ram on Sunday.


First Published: Sunday, October 09, 2016 01:33 PM

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