Army

  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires on 3 Indian Army posts 9 minutes ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire again on Saturday evening as it fired on the three Indian Army posts in Shahpur area in Poonch district. Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire as many as 16 times in the last 16 days. The heavy firing on Saturday morning killed two civilians in the...
  • J&K: Fierce encounter on between Army, terrorists in Kupwara 10 hours 46 minutes ago

    Kupwara: Fierce encounter is on between the Army and terrorists at Zaloora in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. The exchange of fire had begun on Friday evening. Official sources said that Army's 47 RR launched a search operation at Gugerpati area of Zaloora, 8 kms east from Handwara following an intelligence input...
  • J&K: Army finds 50 metre long tunnel along LoC in Akhnoor sector 20 hours 11 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Friday found a 50 metre long tunnel which had been dug along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel was found at Munawar Tawi in Akhnoor. The police said there was no clarity over where the tunnel originated...
  • Meghalaya: Army kills two terrorists in Garo Hills Yesterday

    Garo hills: The Army on Friday killed two terrorists in Garo Hills in Meghalaya. Explosives have also been recovered from the two arrested. More details awaited. ...
  • Syrian army kills 140 Islamic State fighters Yesterday

    Damascus: At least 140 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Thursday in an ambush by the Syrian army near an airbase in al-Raqqa province, a media report said. The Syrian army ambushed the militants in the vicinity of al-Tabaqa airbase, which had been under attack by the Sunni...
  • I will only be happy if AFSPA is repealed: Irom Sharmila Yesterday

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila who is on indefinite fast against AFSPA for last 14 years said, she is cheerful after being released from house arrest of almost one and a half decade house arrest but she will only be happy when the AFSPA will...
  • Home Ministry questions Gogoi's role in Assam-Nagaland turmoil, blames Congress 2 days ago

    Guwahati: As the situation along the Assam-Nagaland border continues to be tense, the MHA report on the conflict has thrown light on certain newly surfaced facts. Sources have said that the report questions detractors of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, saying that Congress workers could be the ones creating trouble. Concerned...
  • Forces have not allowed China to encroach our land: Arun Jaitley 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of incursions by Chinese troops, India on Wednesday said that its armed forces were taking "more than adequate" action on such incidents and have not allowed China to encroach any part of its territory. "There have been cases where their patrols have been getting into...
  • Missing soldier's body found after 18 years in Siachen Glacier 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world's highest battlefield. Havaldar Gaya Prasad, a native of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, had gone missing while on duty on Siachen Glacier in 1996,...
  • Pakistan Army says PM must share space with it; Sharif to meet Imran Khan soon 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Amidst the continuing turmoil, the Pakistan Army has assured Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that there will be no coup, but the Army has said that Sharif must in return share space with them, according to a Reuters report. Sharif will, meanwhile, meet Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan shortly. Over 30,000...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports 4 days ago

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense three-week standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • UP Police arrests suspected ISI agent in Meerut, recovers key Army documents 1 week ago

    Meerut: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested a suspected ISI agent in Meerut. Asif Ali, who has been living in the city for some time now, is accused of handing over key information about the Indian Army to the Pakistan intelligence agency. The police...
  • The Brave: Param Vir Chakra heroes 1 week ago

    On the occasion of the 68th Independence Day, CNN-IBN celebrates India's Param Vir Chakra heroes and salutes the courage under fire. The Param Vir Chakra is India's highest Gallantry award. ...
  • J&K: Indian soldier injured as Pakistani troops violate ceasefire again August 13, 2014

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was injured on Wednesday as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire yet again in the Bhimber Gali area of Poonch sector in Jammu. These ceasefire violation incidents continue even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to Leh and Kargil had accused Pakistan of engaging...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Jaswant Singh in Army hospital August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to the Army (Research and Referral) Hospital on Saturday evening to inquire after the health of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh. The Prime Minister spoke to Singh's family members at the hospital, and wished for his speedy recovery. Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh...
  • Jaswant Singh continues to be on life support, in coma August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh continues to be on life support systems after he was operated upon for a head injury at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi on Friday. Singh had injuries following a fall at his residence. He is under constant monitoring by a...
  • Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh in coma after suffering head injuries August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh is in coma after suffering head injuries and is said to be in a critical condition. "Examination at the hospital showed him to be in coma, with signs of "raised intracranial tension and a haematoma scalp," a press release by the...
  • Hyderabad: Army personnel arrested for espionage August 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Naik Subedar with Army was on Wednesday arrested by city police on the charge of sharing information about strategic locations of Army bases and deployment of units with a woman, suspected to be a Pakistani national, through the Internet. The accused was identified as Patan Kumar Poddar, Naik...
  • PM Modi may soon visit Siachen Glacier August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon visit Indian Army's forward posts in the Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, during his tour of Ladakh. The Prime Minister is expected to be in Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir to dedicate two hydroelectric...
  • Kabul: Man dressed in Afghan army uniform kills US major general August 5, 2014

    Kabul: A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on NATO troops at a military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding some 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, authorities said. The attack at Camp Qargha, a base west...
  • Army boat capsizes in Kosi river, 15 rescued by NDRF August 5, 2014

    Fifteen armymen and officials had a lucky escape on Tuesday after a boat carrying them capsized on the swollen Kosi river near Maraut village in Bihar's Madhepura district, an official said. The additional district magistrate (ADM) Vinay Kumar Singh said that an army boat carrying 15 jawans and officials on inspection...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, Indian troops retaliate August 5, 2014

    Jammu: In first ceasefire violation this month, Pakistani troops today targeted Indian forward posts with small arms and automatic weapons along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian forces to retaliate. "Pakistani troops opened unprovoked small arms firing at forward posts in Poonch district...
  • Nepal landslide: Rain hampers rescue work, over 100 trapped under debris August 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: Fresh rainfall was hampering a search on Sunday for scores of villagers missing after a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water buildup. Police said eight bodies have been recovered so far. According to...
  • Water level increases in Kosi following blast in Nepal August 3, 2014

    Water level of Kosi River in Bihar increased on Sunday after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to remove the landslide debris from a river in Nepal to free the huge quantity of water accumulated there. "The Nepal Army has not been entirely successful in removing the landslide debris that...
  • Bihar evacuates thousands after Nepal landslide sparks fears of flash flood in Kosi August 3, 2014

    Patna/Kathmandu: Authorities on Saturday began evacuating thousands of villagers after efforts to clear a deadly landslide in neighbouring Nepal sparked fears of flash floods downstream, government officials said. The landslide, triggered by heavy rains in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district, killed at least nine people and buried dozens of homes. More than 100...
  • India's response to beheading-like incidents by Pakistan would be intense, asserts new Army Chief August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: India's response to any beheading-like incident would be more than adequate, intense and immediate, said Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag as he assumed office on Friday. Suhag took charge as the Chief of 1.3 million strong Indian Army on Thursday from General Bikram Singh who retired after a career...
  • Lt Gen Narinder Pal Singh Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps July 31, 2014

    Jalandhar: Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira on Thursday took over the command of the elite Vajra Corps. The General Officer has also taken over as Colonel of the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment from General Bikram Singh, the former Chief of Army Staff, an official release said. Lieutenant General NPS Hira is...
  • India gave befitting reply to Pak after beheading incident: Gen Bikram Singh July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Thursday said that India has given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC) even as he did not rule out the possibility of skirmishes on...
  • A soldier's son General Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as the Indian Army Chief July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh retired on Thursday giving way to General Dalbir Singh Suhag who became India's 26th Army Chief. 59-year-old Suhag was the Vice Chief of the Army Staff. During the farewell ceremony for the outgoing Army Chief on Thursday, General Bikram Singh said that India...
  • General Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as the 26th Army Chief today, makes his parents proud July 31, 2014

    New Delhi/Bhishan: Army Chief General Bikram Singh will retire on Thursday giving way to Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag who will be become India's 26th Army Chief. 59-year-old Suhag is currently the Vice Chief of the Army Staff. A Gurkha officer who had participated in the 1987 Indian Peace Keeping...