Army

  • J&K: Pak Army violates ceasefire, fires at Indian posts in Poonch -1480708230 minutes ago

    Poonch: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire and fired at Indian posts in Sabzia area of Mandi sector in Poonch. The firing continued from both sides. There was no report on casualties or injures. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along LoC in...
  • UP: Army chopper crashes in Bareilly's cantonment area, 3 feared dead January 12, 1410

    Bareilly: In an unfortunate incident, a Cheetah helicopter of Army Aviation Corp crashed near a river in Barthol village on the outskirts of Bareilly district on Wednesday morning moments after taking off from the airbase. The incident took place in the district's cantonment area. The two pilots and an engineer have...
  • Army likely to replace the Indo Tibetan Border Police along LAC with China: Sources 3 days ago

    Leh: In a significant move aimed at countering the increasing threat and incidents of incursion by China's People's Liberation Army, the Centre is contemplating replacing the ITBP by the Army, particularly in the Ladakh sector. Maximum number of incidents of incursion have been reported here. The Army's role in handling the...
  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Army Public School in Srinagar has resumed normal operations after the flood water was drained out from the Cantonment area, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. "Army Public School Srinagar at Badami Bagh Cantonment opened for Classes IX to XII on September 18 and Classes I to VIII on...
  • Pakistan Army chief orders troops to 'respond effectively to any provocation from across LoC' 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday ordered his troops to "effectively" respond to "any provocation" from across the Line of Control (LoC). General Sharif visited Pakistani forces deployed in forward locations along the LoC near Jhelum to review the prevailing security situation in the area, an army...
  • Assam flood toll rises to 32 1 week ago

    Guwahati: Sixteen more bodies were recovered on Wednesday from two flood-hit districts of Assam, raising the toll in the deluge to 32, as Army and disaster response forces personnel evacuated hundreds of marooned people from affected areas. A report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said there has been no...
  • Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 1,50,000 September 24, 2014

    Surus (Turkey): Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 4,00,000 citizens, has become a ghost town, emptied of all people but a few thousand fighters trying to hold off an onslaught by Islamic militants. The masses fleeing the brutal offensive by the Islamic State group...
  • Assam floods claim 16 lives; Army called in, choppers pressed September 23, 2014

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam was grim in Assam on Tuesday with Air Force choppers pressed into service to evacuate the marooned as the death toll in the deluge mounted to 16. Around 3.7 lakh people have been affected in the floods. Army, NDRF and SDRF teams also conducted rescue...
  • As standoff continues in Ladakh, India plays down border tension with China September 23, 2014

    India on Tuesday played down reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People's Liberation Army to be prepared for a regional war, even as the standoff in Chumar and Demchok sectors on the Line of Actual Control continues. Meanwhile, PTI reported that the Chinese Army has called for...
  • Chinese army asks for flag meeting September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In the midst of a border face off, the Chinese army has asked for a flag meeting even as the Indian army has been asked to be on the alert along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) where Chinese troops have intruded for the last more than 10...
  • As standoff in Ladakh enters Day 12, Chinese troops ask for flag meeting with Indian Army: Sources September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Chinese Army on Tuesday asked for a flag meeting with the Indian side as the standoff in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) entered Day 12. Sources in the Indian Army said that their request was under consideration. The Chinese troops have made repeated incursions into...
  • Air-strikes kill 42 militants in North Waziristan September 23, 2014

    Peshawar: At least 42 militants were killed when Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan province, the army said on Tuesday. Military jets targeted militant hideouts in Dandi Kachkol, Gurbaz and Mana areas of North Waziristan and killed 19 militants, a statement released by Inter-Services Public...
  • Diplomacy at work to deal with Chinese incursions: MEA September 23, 2014

    India is playing down the Chinese presence in Chumar in Ladakh. The MEA on Tuesday said that the issue is being handled by diplomats from both sides. The comment came even as the standoff entered Day 12. ...
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations September 23, 2014

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Israeli troops kill Hamas men blamed for slaying teens: Army September 23, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli troops on Tuesday killed two Palestinians blamed for abducting and killing three Israeli youths in the occupied West Bank in June, the military said, an incident that spiralled into a seven-week war in Gaza. Israel had spent months searching for Marwan Kawasme and Amar Abu Aysha, militants in their...
  • Army Chief cancels Bhutan visit as India-China standoff continues in Ladakh September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops across the Line of Actual Control, Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag has cancelled his trip to Bhutan. His 4-day trip was to start on Tuesday. China's People's Liberation Army had added seven new tents within Indian territory on Sunday. Chinese...
  • Amidst LAC standoff, Chinese President tells Army to be ready for a regional war September 23, 2014

    Beijing: A day after the China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the Chinese army to be ready for a regional war. He has also ordered the Army to ensure a smooth chain of command and implement all decisions...
  • White House intruder identified as Army veteran September 21, 2014

    Washington: The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said on Sunday. Authorities have identified the intruder from Friday night's shocking incident as Omar J Gonzalez,...
  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on...
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Army hospital saving lives as health infrastructure crumbles September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: At a time when almost the entire healthcare infrastructure in Srinagar city has been rendered ineffective by the devastating floods, the Army's 92 Base Hospital has saved the lives of more than 300 people including 35 newborns. The army doctors without caring about their own houses and families affected by...
  • 200 heavily armed terrorists waiting across LoC to infiltrate into the Indian side: Army September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Around 200 heavily armed terrorists were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods. "There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of...
  • Army calls off rescue work in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday. "Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy...
  • Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on September 19, 2014

    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...
  • Jawan injured in ambush in Assam September 19, 2014

    Sibsagar: A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA(I) militants at Kanobari in Assam's Sibsagar district on Friday. The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in three trucks to Naharkatia at about 7.30 AM, police...
  • Ladakh standoff continues: Chinese helicopters drop food for its army September 18, 2014

    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 September 18, 2014

    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 floodravaged 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...
  • J&K floods: Srinagar residents reluctant to leave home, fear dacoity September 17, 2014

    Residents of many localities of Srinagar are reluctant to leave their home as they fear their house being looted in their absence. ...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' faceoff in Ladakh's Chumar sector September 17, 2014

    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 faceoff situation. The Brigadierlevel 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 5yearold girl September 16, 2014

    Jammu: For fiveyearold 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? September 16, 2014

    Over two lakh people have been rescued in the floodravaged 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. ...