Army Headquarters

  • J&K: Brigadier allegedly sodomises sahayak, faces sacking 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment to the army, a Brigadier deployed along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir is facing the prospect of disciplinary for allegedly sodomising his assistant (sahayak). Sahayaks, who were earlier known as Batmans, are regular combat soldiers who are...
  • 65 years after Independence, Army, Navy have no permanent headquarters January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: It's well know that the Indian Army is short of officers, but not so well known is that it doesn't have a permanent headquarters. Practically, everywhere the Army and the Navy sit in Delhi is a temporary accommodation and the situation seems unlikely to improve. Sixty-five years after...
  • 34 dead, dozens injured in Rawalpindi suicide blast November 2, 2009

    Rawalpindi: At least 34 people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle triggered a powerful explosion close to a luxury hotel and a bank in Rawalpindi. The blast occurred barely 500 metres from the Pakistani Army Headquarters, which had come under Taliban attack last month. The massive...
  • Hostage crisis ends at Pakistan army HQ, 25 freed October 11, 2009

    Rawalpindi: Pakistani commandos stormed a building near army headquarters on Sunday and freed 25 hostages being held there by suspected Taliban terrorists, ending violence that began a day earlier, a military spokesman said. Three hostages, two commandos and four of the gunmen were killed, said the spokesman, Major General Athar...
  • Terrorists still holed up in Pak army HQ, hostages taken October 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Long after Pakistani authorities declared the operation over for the terrorist attacks in the Pakistani Army Headquarters building in Rawalpindi on Saturday afternoon, reports say more than two terrorist are still present inside the building, holding at least 15 people hostage. Security personnel have surrounded the area and...
  • Terrorists strike at Pakistan army's heart October 10, 2009

    Rawalpindi: Gunmen wearing military uniforms and wielding assault rifles and grenades attacked Pakistan's army headquarters Saturday, sparking a ferocious gunbattle outside the capital that killed four of the assailants and at least six soldiers, authorities said. Two of the attackers managed to infiltrate the heavily fortified compound in the garrison city...