INDIAN ARMY

  • J&K: Army helicopter crashes in Bandipora district, pilot, co-pilot reported dead February 11, 2015

    Srinagar: An army helicopter on Wednesday crashed in Bandipora district of central Kashmir, killing a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major who were piloting the chopper, an Army spokesperson said. The Dhruv helicopter of Army's aviation squadron based at Manasbal crashed about 30 minutes after it took off during a training sortie...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Public Service nominees February 8, 2015

    Like every year, CNN-IBN will honour the ones who have made a difference to the society in their field of expertise in the year 2014. The nominations for Indian of the Year Awards 2014 in the public service category are Wipro chairperson Azim Premji, Father of palliative care in India...
  • Army taking precautions to check casualties, says Manohar Parrikar January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he has instructed the Army to ensure that there are no casualties in the force "as far as possible" during operations against terrorists and it has been taking necessary precautions. Parrikar, who visited the family of Col MN Rai - killed in...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured January 30, 2015

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2015

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • Modi government missing as India paid homage to braveheart Col MN Rai January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as India on Thursday paid its last respects to late Colonel Munindra Nath Rai martyred in anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central government which claims to have adopted a strong stand on security related issues was conspicuously missing from the scene. Several senior Army officers including...
  • Col MN Rai's body brought to New Delhi, to be cremated with military honours January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, will be cremated in New Delhi on Thursday after he was martyred along with one policeman in an encounter with Hijbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. The brave soldier...
  • Colonel Munindra Nath Rai's friend and batchmate calls him a brave and daring soldier January 28, 2015

    Srinagar: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai's batchmate and close friend Colonel Amit Aul remembers him as a brave and daring soldier. "He was a great colleague, we underwent training together and he volunteered to join the Gorkha Regiment. Then we both were given the command of two battalions of Rashtriya Rifles....
  • Col MN Rai given military honour, UP government announces Rs 30 lakh for family January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, was given military honour on Wednesday after he was martyred along one policeman in an encounter with Hijbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. "MN Rai's quick thinking, retaliation led...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 27, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 27, 2015

    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. ...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama January 27, 2015

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • Army Colonel, one police constable killed in encounter with terrorists in Tral area of J&K's Pulwama district January 27, 2015

    Pulwama: An Indian Army Colonel was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral Area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the Commanding Officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, was injured and shifted to the 92 Base Camp hospital at the Badami...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might January 27, 2015

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • In pics: The pomp and show of Army Day 2015 January 16, 2015

    The Indian Army celebrated the Army Day on January 15 with pomp and show. The ceremony showcased the strength and valour of the Army in the times of war and peace....
  • J&K: Security forces kill two terrorists in Shopian; encounter underway January 15, 2015

    Shopian: Security forces on Thursday morning killed two terrorists in the jungle area of Kharot in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out earlier in the morning between terrorists and joint forces of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF. Two to three terrorists are believed...
  • In pics: Saluting bravery of the valiant soldiers at Army Day 2015 celebrations January 15, 2015

    The Indian Army on Thursday celebrated Army Day in New Delhi. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag paid a tribute to the martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti instituted at India Gate in the national capital before heading toward the ceremony. ...
  • Nasik: Army officers allegedly vandalise police station, manhandle female police officer January 14, 2015

    Nasik: Following a difference between Indian Army officers and Nasik Police around 150 entry level army officers, part of the training academy, gathered outside the police station on Wednesday around 1:30 PM. The army officers allegedly vandalised the police station. According to Nashik police, a lady officer of Inspector rank...
  • J&K: Army, local police encircle a Sopore locality to flush out terrorists January 14, 2015

    Sopore: The Indian Army and local police on Wednesday morning encircled Chanakhan locality of Sopore to flush out terrorists. A Lashkar-e-Toiba self-styled commander Abu Huzaifa who is wanted in several cases is suspected to be hiding in the locality. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chanakhan area...
  • We have neutralised 110 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir: Army Chief January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Tuesday addressed a press conference in New Delhi. Talking to media persons the army chief hailed the force for tackling the terror activities in the country. "We have neutralised 110 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year," said the...
  • J&K: Pakistan firing leaves two Army jawans, one woman dead January 3, 2015

    Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. ...
  • Pakistan firing kills two Army jawans, one woman; triggers migration in border areas of J&K January 3, 2015

    Srinagar/Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. Two Indian Army jawans and a woman were killed while 11 people injured as Pakistani troops targeted villages and security posts at various places in Jammu and Kashmir since Friday night which triggered migration...
  • J&K: Heavy firing on BSF posts in Hiranagar sector, one woman killed January 3, 2015

    Jammu: One woman was killed and six injured in the fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on BSF posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector on Saturday afternoon. The fresh round of firing took place after three Pakistan Rangers soldiers were killed in a strong retaliation from India. The firing came right...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, BSF soldier killed December 31, 2014

    Jammu: In the second ceasefire violation in the past 24 hours, Pakistani Rangers fired on a BSF patrol party along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a soldier and injuring another. There was heavy firing by Pakistan on a patrolling party of BSF along IB in...
  • Army chief visits Assam to review volatile situation December 27, 2014

    Guwahati Indian Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh reached Assam on Saturday, as the security forces intensified operations along the Bhutan border in the aftermath of the gory killings by Bodo militants. An army spokesman said Gen. Dalbir Singh headed to the army base in Rangia straight from the Guwahati airport and...
  • 'One-rank one-pension' scheme before next budget: Manohar Parrikar December 26, 2014

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that 'one-rank one-pension' policy would be implemented in the defence forces before the next budget. "One-man one-pension policy will be implemented. We are right now working on its detailing," Parrikar said. The implementation has lot of financial implications which are being worked out,...
  • Tight security in Kashmir ahead of PM Modi's rally December 7, 2014

    Srinagar: A thick security blanket has been thrown around the city for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden election rally in Kashmir as helicopters were deployed on Sunday for surveillance over the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, the venue of the event, and adjoining areas. "The security grid is in place and you...
  • Day of terror in Kashmir: High voter turnout rattles Pakistan? December 5, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bloody and black Friday with terrorists stepping up attacks across the valley, just four days before polling is scheduled to be held for the third phase in the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir, where a very high voter turnout...
  • 3 armymen from 24 Punjab, 5 from 31 Field Regiment martyred while eliminating terrorists in Uri December 5, 2014

    Uri: It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However,...