ARMY

  • Army denies reports of 'fierce encounter' in Poonch 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 33 minutes ago

    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 4 days ago

    ?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...
  • Congress divided over AFSPA, Amarinder Singh against repealing of the Act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party remains divided over the issue of Armed Forces Special Power Act. Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh has strongly defended the act and was against repealing of the Act. Singh raised the verdict in the 2010 Machil encounter case, where 5...
  • Chinese troops training Pak Army along border with India: Report 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Indian security agencies have learnt that Chinese troops are training Pakistan Army personnel right across the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese troops, according to a report submitted by the BSF intelligence wing, have been seen training Pak armymen in "weapon handling" techniques bang opposite Rajouri...
  • J&K: 12-year-old girl crushed to death by an Army vehicle in Handwara November 14, 2014

    Handwara: A 12-year-old girl was crushed to death on Friday evening after an Army vehicle ran over her in Handwara. The residents of Handwara town in Jammu and Kashmir staged a protest after the incident. More details are awaited. ...
  • Army has done justice in Kashmir: Manohar Parrikar November 14, 2014

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the Army had done justice by awarding life sentence to five soldiers for a fake gun battle in Kashmir that killed three civilians. "It goes to show that the Army punishes anyone who does not go by procedure," Parrikar told reporters on the...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 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. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • India, China to hold army exercise from November 16 in Pune November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region. "Hand-in-Hand" is an exercise aimed at exploring useful experiences, advancing pragmatic cooperation...
  • Kashmir villagers meet Pranab Mukherjee during a national integration tour November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of villagers from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee during a national integration tour organised by the Army, an official said. The tour was organised by the army's Romeo Force for elderly people of Surankote and Mandi regions of Poonch district, a defence...
  • Machil verdict a watershed moment, no one believed justice would be done: Omar November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Four years after three young men were killed in a fake encounter in Machil, the Army has convicted five of his personnel including two officers in connection with the case. All the convicts have been sentenced for life. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the verdict a...
  • Can't confirm if Baghdadi was killed in air-strike: US State Department November 11, 2014

    After the US army conducted air-strikes in Mosul, uncertainty remains whether ISIS leader Baghdadi was actually killed in the incident. ...
  • From Army and shooting ranges, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore now joins government November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Having excelled in shooting ranges, ace marksman Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has now hit target in the political arena as well, getting a berth in the Narendra Modi government on Sunday as a Minister of State in his maiden stint as an MP. 43-year-old Rathore, who rose to fame when...
  • 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 7, 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 Karma Paljor November 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Army admits mistake in Budgam firing, expresses regret over the incident November 7, 2014

    Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. ...
  • 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...
  • Army takes responsibility for Budgam firing in J&K, says will ensure such incidents do not reoccur November 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. However, he maintained that the...
  • US shoots down 3 missile targets in Hawaii test November 7, 2014

    Honolulu: The US military has shot down three missiles nearly simultaneously during a test off Hawaii. The Missile Defence Agency said on Thursday that a short-range ballistic missile target and two cruise missile targets were fired from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai. The agency says the Pearl Harbor-based destroyer USS...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Army column involved in Budgam incident replaced, says 15 Corps Commander November 6, 2014

    As tensions simmer in Jammu and Kashmir over the killings of two men in the recent Budgam firings, the Indian Army's 15 Corps Commander told CNN-IBN's Mufti Islah that the Army column involved in the incident has been replaced....
  • 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. ...
  • J&K: NHRC seeks report from Army, local authorities over killing of youths in Budgam November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought reports from the Defence Ministry and local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir over the killing of two youths in Army firing in Budgam district two days back. The Commission issued separate notices to the Defence Ministry and Budgam Police about the...
  • 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...