Amid highting tension between India and Pakistan following the February 14 Pulwama attack, Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited border areas in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and reviewed preparedness of troops. General Bajwa also interacted with troops and asked them 'to be ready to face any eventuality'.
The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to cricket’s world governing body, International Cricket Council (ICC) expressing concerns over the security of players in the wake of recent attack on CRPF convoy in Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The CoA members held a meeting today to discuss the possibility of boycotting the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match against Pakistan.
The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking review of its December 14 judgment on the Rafale fighter jet deal on February 26. The apex court yesterday admitted the review plea. The Supreme Court also agreed to hear lawyer Prashant Bhushan's plea seeking perjury prosecution of some officials for 'misleading court' in the Rafale case.
Amid mounting international pressure to take action against home-grown terrorists, Punjab government of Pakistan took control of all Islamic seminaries run by Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), who claimed the responsibility for the February 14 Pulwama attack. The government of Pakistan’s Punjab seized the JeM campus comprising Madressatul Sabir and Jama-e-Masjid Subhanallah in Bahawalpur. The move came just a day after the meeting of Pakistan’s National Security Committee (NSC) in Islamabad. According to reports of a Pakistan media, in the meeting decision was taken to uproot extremism from the society.
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