INDIAN ARMY

  • 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,...
  • Why many voters of Kunan and Poshpora villages in Jammu and Kashmir will boycott elections December 1, 2014

    Kunan (Kupwara): While campaigning for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is on full force, there is an area where a group of voters have decided to boycott the democratic exercise not because they support the separatists leaders, but because they have been demanding justice for what they allege is one...
  • J&K: 4 terrorists, 3 jawans, 3 civilians killed even as encounter continues in Arnia November 27, 2014

    Srinagar:: Army has called in tanks to flush out any remaining terrorist who might still be hiding in a bunker as the encounter in Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu & Kashmir continues. Three civilians and three army jawans along with four terrorists have been killed in the encounter so...
  • Army foils infiltration bids on LoC in Jammu November 27, 2014

    Jammu: Army has foiled two infiltration bids on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 48 hours. A senior army officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu on Thursday,"A group of heavily armed terrorists tried to infiltrate at Panjni Nallah in Balakote sector...
  • Army denies reports of 'fierce encounter' in Poonch November 22, 2014

    Jammu: The Army on Friday termed as baseless reports of a fierce encounter between the security forces and a group of infiltrators in the Poonch forest. "There was no fierce encounter between terrorists and the army at the Kalsa forest areas in Bigial Dara area of Poonch last night, as reported...
  • Siliguri: Special train carrying Indian Army soldiers catches fire November 22, 2014

    Siliguri: A special train carrying Indian Army soldiers returning from active duty from Jammu caught fire near the city of Silliguri under Jalpaiguri district of west Bengal at Ambabari Falakata station on Friday evening. One entire genaral compartment was burnt down by the fire. The fire was quicly brought under...
  • Akash missile test fired successfully for second day November 18, 2014

    ?Balasore: For the second consecutive day, India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air 'Akash' missile from a test range in Odisha as part of user trial by the air force. The trial of the missile was 'fully successful', ITR director MVKV Prasad said adding it hit a para-barrel...
  • India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II missile off Odisha coast November 9, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Sunday successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than 2000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. "The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the...
  • J&K polls: Voters education camps for Army personnel in Leh November 7, 2014

    Leh: In an initiative to encourage Army personnel to use postal ballots error-free, Leh administration has launched voters education camps to avoid large scale rejection of their votes in the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state. Around 55 per cent votes of Army personnel got rejected due to technical errors...
  • Nepal to felicitate Indian Army Chief during his four-day visit November 6, 2014

    Kathmandu: Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will undertake his first visit to Nepal next week during which he will be conferred the title of honorary rank of General of Nepal Army. Singh, who will embark on his four-day visit on November 12, will be conferred the title by President...
  • Budgam firing: Army assures speedy inquiry in teenagers' death November 5, 2014

    Two civilians were killed and an equal number injured when Army personnel fired at a Maruti 800 car when it did not stop at a check post on repeated calls. ...
  • Army, Police take stock of security arrangements for J&K polls November 5, 2014

    Jammu: Senior officers of various security and intelligence agencies in the state met on Tuesday to take stock of the security arrangements for the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. The Core Security Group meeting, which was held at Nagrota-based 16 Corps Headquarters, took stock of the prevailing security situation...
  • SAARC summit: Pakistan High Commissioner evades questions over Pentagon report on terrorists November 5, 2014

    Kathmandu: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Wednesday evening evaded questions on Pentagon report. "I have come to attend SAARC event, let me focus on that," said the diplomat responding to questions on report. In a blunt assessment of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, the Pentagon had told the...
  • J&K: Clashes continue between civilians, security forces for second day over death of teenagers in Army firing November 5, 2014

    Srinagar: Fierce clashes continued between locals and security personnel in the Nowgam area near Srinagar over the death of two civilians in Army firing. Grief-stricken relatives of the two young victims alleged they were killed at a checkpost without any provocation. The Indian Army says it opened fire at a car,...
  • J&K: Clashes break out between civilians, security forces over death of teenagers in Army firing November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday begun its inquiry after two civilians were killed in its firing on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district. The Army has launched investigations by recording of statements of the troops on duty to reconstruct the sequence of events. "The inquiry has been ordered. A...
  • J&K polls: Leh administration educates Armymen to cast postal ballot November 4, 2014

    Leh: With polls in Jammu and Kashmir round the corner, district election commission officials have come out with a novel idea of educating Army men about how to cast vote with postal ballots in the forthcoming elections. Deputy Commissioner of Leh Simrandeep Singh, who doubles up as District Electoral Officer,...