News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 05, 2019, 06.47 PM(IST)

File photo: Indian Army personnel. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Top developments of the day.

All options available if there is another terrorist strike: Official sources

Sources in the Indian government have said "all options will be available" if the country is hit by another terrorist strike. 

The sources told the news agency PTI that India will insist on "concrete steps" by Pakistan to dismantle terrorist infrastructure on its soil and that since Balakot, India has been "trying to build maximum pressure on Pakistan". 

Pakistan arrests Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's brother

Pakistan has arrested the brother of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar. 

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi said Tuesday at a press conference that Mufti Abdur Rauf had been arrested. 

Pakistan says it stopped Indian submarine from entering its waters

Pakistan has stopped an Indian submarine from entering its waters, the navy said Tuesday, as tensions continue to run high between the nuclear-armed foes.

The development came days after a rare aerial dogfight between India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir ignited fears of an all-out conflict, with world powers rushing to urge restraint.

UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt says 'reasonably positive' signs from EU over Brexit deal changes

Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday the European Union was giving "reasonably positive" signals about giving Britain changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal which could help it get parliamentary backing.

Live score: Finch, Khawaja fall in quick succession, Australia 83/2 after 15.3 overs

India all-out for 250 in 48.2 overs. India captain Virat Kohli top-scored with 116 off 120 balls while Vijay Shankar made 46 of 41.