Indian Army

  • Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on 9 hours 40 minutes ago

    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...
  • Ladakh stand-off continues: Chinese helicopters drop food for its army Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' face-off in Ladakh's Chumar sector 2 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 3 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? 3 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. ...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later 3 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...
  • J&K floods: Army refutes charges of discrimination, calls it 'malicious and insidious' 4 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...
  • Over 2.26 lakh people rescued in flood-hit J&K so far 4 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 4 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...
  • To restore calm, Armed Police from Jammu airlifted to Valley 5 days 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 floods: Schools will be back on track soon, banks not affected, says CM Omar Abdullah 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Even as lakhs of people are still stranded in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured that schools will be back on track soon and banks will not be affected by the floods. He also said that action is being taken to contain...
  • J&K floods: Lakhs still stranded; landslides wreak havoc in Jammu, leave an entire village buried 1 week ago

    Jammu/Srinagar: More than 1,10,000 people have been rescued from different parts of the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but the death toll has crossed 200. Lakhs still remain stranded with many of them refusing to leave their homes. Rescuers want all people evacuated as there are concerns about the potential spread...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 11, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

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  • J&K floods: Army ensures food, drinking water availability to people September 11, 2014

    en as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more...
  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Army seeks Manipur government's help for ex-servicemen September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Army's Red Shield Division has sought the help of Manipur government in providing self-employment and job opportunities to ex-servicemen. "As part of the ongoing process of strengthening the social fibre and bringing back ex-servicemen in joining the mainstream, Red Shield Division has approached the Manipur government in setting up...
  • J&K floods: Stone pelting incidents won't deter us, we'll rescue everyone stranded, says IAF September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army and the Air Force have been engaged in rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir day and night. Even as there have been incidents of some soldiers being attacked during these rescue operations, they say that such incidents do not deter them from...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh rescued, PM directs MHA to send high-level team to boost relief operations September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send high-level teams of central officials to coordinate relief operations. Communication lines have also improved in state. The state government, however,...
  • Army engineers build bridges within a day in Jammu, Poonch September 10, 2014

    Jammu: In less than 24 hours, teams of Army engineers have re-built two bridges in Poonch and Jammu districts of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The Dorungli Bridge, a part of which was washed away on September 6 in flash flood, was made operational by this afternoon. This bridge is the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy- the heroes of rescue operations - are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • J&K: Woman rescued from marooned house, delivers baby in army hospital September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Acting on a distress message, the Army evacuated a pregnant woman from her house in the submerged Sher-e-Shafi locality in Srinagar to the military hospital where she gave birth to a baby boy. "We received a message in the afternoon that one Ms Arshida, a resident of Pampore area...
  • Jammu: Indian Army assures necessary assistance to flood victims September 10, 2014

    In the army relief camps, people with no homes and minimal hopes are surviving with the help of Army assistance and the supplies the fellow countrymen are sending across to them. ...
  • J&K floods: Rahat bridge rebuilt by Army to restore connectivity in just 2 days September 10, 2014

    The Rahat bridge that had been snapped due to flooding has been rebuilt by the Army in just 2 days. The bridge across the Tawi river in Jammu had got washed away due to the massive surge of water that took place. The army engineers have built a temporary bridge...
  • Indian Army turns saviour, wins the praise of flood-hit Kashmiris, but will the perception change? September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The men and women in olive green and their counterparts in the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and National Disaster Response Force, who have never had a very healthy relationship with the people of Kashmir Valley, are putting their lives in danger while trying to rescue and provide...
  • J&K floods: Over 90,000 people rescued, lakhs still stranded; Army Chief to visit Srinagar today September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: The death toll is well above 200 in the Jammu and Kashmir floods even as more than 90,000 people have now been rescued by the Indian Army and the National Disaster Response Force. However, lakhs still remain stranded. There has been some improvement in communication lines, a day after...