Army

  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu 10 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on...
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Army hospital saving lives as health infrastructure crumbles Yesterday

    Srinagar: At a time when almost the entire healthcare infrastructure in Srinagar city has been rendered ineffective by the devastating floods, the Army's 92 Base Hospital has saved the lives of more than 300 people including 35 newborns. The army doctors without caring about their own houses and families affected by...
  • 200 heavily armed terrorists waiting across LoC to infiltrate into the Indian side: Army Yesterday

    Srinagar: Around 200 heavily armed terrorists were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods. "There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of...
  • Army calls off rescue work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir Yesterday

    New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday. "Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy...
  • Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Army on Friday called off its 'Operation Megh Rahat' to rescue people stranded in flooded areas of Jammu and Kashmir, but its relief efforts will continue in the state. "Operation Megh Rahat which continued for the past two weeks has been called off, while the relief and...
  • Jawan injured in ambush in Assam 2 days ago

    Sibsagar: A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA(I) militants at Kanobari in Assam's Sibsagar district on Friday. The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in three trucks to Naharkatia at about 7.30 AM, police...
  • Ladakh stand-off continues: Chinese helicopters drop food for its army 2 days ago

    Leh/New Delhi: Tension persisted in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh where Chinese troops were reported to have stepped up their presence in the wee hours of Thursday, camping at three places in the Indian territory and refusing to vacate. Official sources said helicopters regularly air dropped food packets for the Chinese...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • J&K floods: Srinagar residents reluctant to leave home, fear dacoity 3 days ago

    Residents of many localities of Srinagar are reluctant to leave their home as they fear their house being looted in their absence. ...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' face-off in Ladakh's Chumar sector 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India and China on Wednesday held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a face-off situation. The Brigadier-level flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion...
  • J&K floods: IAF chopper proves saviour for 5-year-old girl 4 days ago

    Jammu: For five-year-old Saira Bilal who sustained critical head injury when her family was shifting from their flooded house to safety in Anantnag town of South Kashmir last week, an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper came as a "true saviour". "It was a helicopter (of IAF) that became a true saviour...
  • J&K floods: What do victims need? 5 days ago

    Over two lakh people have been rescued in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. ...
  • Chinese nomads pitch tents inside Indian territory with its Army's help 5 days ago

    Leh/New Delhi: The stand-off in Demchok area of Ladakh continued for the 10th day on Tuesday with Chinese nomads now reported to have erected tents with the help of Chinese Army inside Indian territory to protest against an ongoing irrigation canal work. As the BJP MP from Ladakh Thupstan Chewang termed the...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Tawheed Bazaz, 35, a resident of Srinagar, had a premonition that the flood waters which had inundated the city centre, Lal Chowk, early last Sunday, would also reach their Mandir Bagh locality. "It came true just hours later as the muddy flood waters made their first appearance in our...
  • Two weeks after floods ravaged J&K, locals still await food, relief 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Over two lakh people have been rescued in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. Indian Air Force...
  • Snapshot: Indian Air Force at work in flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir 6 days ago

    As weather conditions remain favourable in the flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir, Indian Air Force personnel work day-night to rescue affected people and provide them relief. ...
  • J&K floods: Army refutes charges of discrimination, calls it 'malicious and insidious' 5 days ago

    Udhampur: Refuting charges as "malicious and insidious" that preference was being given to tourists and out of state residents in their rescue efforts, Army on Monday said it is committed to the task at hand and does not discriminate on the basis of caste, religion, creed or region. "Northern Command categorically...
  • Ladakh MP says Chinese army creating permanent structures in Indian territory, urges Modi to act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With just two days to go for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, the BJP MP from Ladakh, Thupstan Chewang has said that the Chinese army is threatening people living along the Indo-China border, and is encroaching into the Indian territory, "building permanent structures" on the Indian...
  • Over 2.26 lakh people rescued in flood-hit J&K so far 6 days ago

    Jammu: Over 2.26 lakh people have been rescued in Jammu and Kashmir so far as the rescue and relief operations in the flood-ravaged state entered 14th day on Monday. "Armed Forces and NDRF have so far rescued over 2,26,000 persons from different parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing...
  • J&K: Army provides medical aid to over 53,000 flood victims 6 days ago

    Jammu: Army has treated 53,082 flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir, where 80 medical teams of the Armed Forces Medical Services are already operating in full swing. So far 2.26 lakh people have been rescued from flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and the armed forces have till now treated at least...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore 6 days ago

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of water-borne...
  • To restore calm, Armed Police from Jammu airlifted to Valley 1 week ago

    Srinagar: In the wake of attacks on rescue teams of NDRF and Army, two battalions of Armed Police have been airlifted from Jammu to flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley to maintain law and order. A week after floods battered Srinagar, policemen are seen regulating traffic at several roads...
  • J&K: Rains briefly hit relief work, Health Ministry steps up medicine supply 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir were briefly hampered on Sunday morning due to rains even as the Armed forces and NDRF rescued nearly 50,000 more people trapped in flood waters in Kashmir Valley. Mild rainfall occurred in many parts of the Valley on Sunday morning, triggering fears...
  • Army officer rescues his parents who were struck in J&K floods for 5 days 1 week ago

    Srinagar: As Army, Indian Air Force and National Disaster Response Force have been working round the clock to save the life of others in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, an officer managed to rescue his parents after five days. The officer told CNN-IBN how he managed to rescue his parents who...
  • Health worries mount in flood-hit J&K, Harsh Vardhan to visit Srinagar today 1 week ago

    Srinagar: As flood waters recede, health worries are mounting in Jammu and Kashmir over the outbreak of any water-borne diseases. Over one and a half lakh people are still marooned several days after the worst floods in the state in six decades unleashed a trail of death and destruction. ...
  • J&K floods: Relief operations underway to restore communication and reconnect the valley 1 week ago

    Jammu: A week after the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir the focus is now on relief work and reconnecting the Valley. The Army and Border Roads Organisation hoping to repair and re-open the Jammu-Srinagar highway could still take four more days. The Army is also saying it's working to restore...
  • J&K floods: We are trying to restore the roads, says Lt General KH Singh September 13, 2014

    Rescue operations are underway in Jammu and Kashmir. Lt General KH Singh said, "We are helping to restore power and water supply in the affected areas." ...
  • Security forces hard-hit by Kashmir floods September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: When calamity strikes, it does not discriminate. This was on ample display when floods ravaged Kashmir. Along with civilian population, security forces deployed here from various parts of the country were also hit badly. They lost their belongings and their weapons were damaged or left useless after water entered...
  • Snapshot: Army spearheads relief and rescue operations in flood-hit J&K September 12, 2014

    It is almost ten days since flash floods triggered by heavy rains have beem wreaking havoc in Jammu and Kashmir. With many of the areas inaccessible and out of reach, Army, Air Force and Navy personnel have been trying hard to rescue each of the stranded person and bring relief...
  • Omar announces Rs 100 crore each for Jammu, Kashmir valley September 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Getting its act together after being initially numbed by last week's devastating floods, Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced financial and other assistance to those hit by the disaster, including assistance of Rs 100 crore each to the Jammu region and the Kashmir valley and supply of free...