Bihar Regiment

  • Army to probe LoC killing of 5 soldiers August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Army will start an enquiry into the ambush and killing of five soldiers on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at the Line of Control in the Chakan da Bagh sector in Poonch. Five soldiers were killed by Pakistani soldiers who crossed over to the Indian...
  • Bravehearts cremated, no Bihar minister pays homage August 8, 2013

    Patna: The five Indian soldiers killed by Pakistani soldiers along the Line of Control near Poonch were cremated with full state honours at their native places. While four soldiers were from Bihar, one belonged to Maharashtra. But there was a controversy in Bihar when no state minister was present to receive...
  • LoC killings: Bihar regiment soldier cremated with full state honours August 8, 2013

    The body of Prem Nath Singh, one of the five soldiers killed in Kashmir by attackers including men in Pakistani military uniform, was cremated on Thursday with full state honours at his native village of Samhauta in Bihar's Saran district, a police official said. The slain soldier was bid a tearful...
  • LoC killings: Army Chief returns to Delhi to brief Antony August 7, 2013

    Jammu: Army Chief General Bikram Singh returned to Delhi after being briefed by his Corps Commander at Nagrota on the ambush of an Indian patrol by Pakistani troops at the Line of Control in Poonch in which five soldiers were killed. General Singh, who was earlier scheduled to visit the...
  • LoC killings: Martyr's family refuses compensation August 7, 2013

    Patna: Martyred sepoy Vijay Kumar Rai's family has refused to accept Bihar government's compensation of Rs 10 lakh and instead demanded strong action against Pakistan for killing him and four other soldiers in an ambush at the Line of Control in Chakan-Da-Bagh sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The family...
  • Army Chief pays tribute to martyred soliders August 7, 2013

    Nagrota: Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute at Nagrota to the five soldiers killed by Pakistani troops and terrorists at the Line of Control (LoC) near Poonch. General Singh is scheduled to visit the area of the ambush later on Tuesday but is stuck at Nagrota due to bad...
  • LoC killings: Defence Ministry blames Pak Army and then backtracks August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major flip-flop by the Centre and the Defence Ministry, the attackers who ambushed Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Poonch became "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" from an earlier statement that the Army patrol was targeted by...
  • The Last Word: What does the killing of 5 Indian soldiers reveal about India-Pak relations? August 7, 2013

    Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • News 360: Pakistan terrorists, troops kill 5 Indian soldiers August 7, 2013

    Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • J&K: Army Chief to review security situation in Poonch August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the killing of five soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC), Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will on Wednesday visit Poonch to review the security situation there. Director General of Military Operations Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia will speak to his counterpart in Pakistan Maj Gen...
  • BJP activists protest outside Defence Minister Antony's house August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP supporters on Tuesday held a demonstration outside Defence Minister AK Antony's residence in New Delhi demanding a strong response by the government against killing of five Indian soldiers on the Line of Control. The BJP supporters raised slogans demanding that a strong message be sent to Pakistan...
  • Govt has lodged strong protest with Pakistan through diplomatic channels: Antony August 6, 2013

    Defence Minister AK Antony told Parliament that the ambush was carried out by at least 20 men dressed in Pakistani army uniform. ...
  • Sonia, Rahul condemn killing of 5 Indian soldiers along LoC August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi condemned the killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistani intruders along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday night. "Indian nation cannot be cowed down by such blatant acts of deceit," said Sonia. She has urged the government to take appropriate measures while...
  • 5 soldiers killed: India lodges protest with Pakistani envoy August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over the ambush and killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops and terrorists at the Line of Control near Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. Sources say the Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner was summoned and a strong diplomatic message delivered...
  • 5 Indian soldiers killed: Opposition slam UPA govt, seeks tough action August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: While the opposition parties came down heavily on the Central Government for the killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops and terrorists along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union ministers too admitted that such incidents cast a shadow on the...
  • J&K: 5 Indian soldiers killed in an attack by Pakistan August 7, 2013

    Jammu: Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. While four soldiers belonged to the 21st Battalion of the Bihar Regiment, one was from the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment. The martyred soldiers...
  • Army Major to get Kirti Chakra for killing terrorists January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Major Abup J Manjali of the Rashtriya Rifles would be awarded the Kirti Chakra on the 64th Republic Day for showing extraordinary bravery in counter- terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Major Manjali is the only soldier to be awarded the second- highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra on...