Troops

  • Iraq crisis: 500 US troops, including 180 military advisors in Baghdad June 29, 2014

    As many as 500 US troops including 180 military advisors have been stationed in war-torn Iraq. Iraqi forces, meanwhile, claim that they have re-taken the city of Tikrit from ISIS control in a military offensive on Sunday. The Iraq air force launched air strikes on ISIS strongholds in the Anbar...
  • Army movement was a routine exercise, no conspiracy behind it: Gen VK Singh February 24, 2014

    Former Army General VK Singh has slammed media reports on the movement of troops towards Delhi in January 2012, playing down reports of a conspiracy. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mendhar, fires at Indian posts August 8, 2013

    After the ceasefire violation in Uri earlier this week, there were reports of another ceasefire violation from the Medher sector where Pakistani troops reportedly fired at Indian posts last night. ...
  • Cabinet clears Rs 64,000 crore proposal for a new Indo-China border unit July 18, 2013

    The Cabinet has cleared Rs 64,000 crore proposal for raising a new China oriented mountain strike corps. The corps is tasked for the defence of the east where intrusions by the Chinese troops are on the rise. It will take nearly seven years to raise and will comprise of three...
  • Chinese troops unlikely to withdraw from Ladakh soon: Sources May 1, 2013

    India's diplomatic efforts to get the Chinese to leave the patch of land in eastern Ladakh have so far reached a dead end. Intelligences sources tell CNN-IBN, the Chinese are unlikely to withdraw from eastern Ladakh soon. ...
  • Watch: People of Ladakh speak about Chinese incursions April 26, 2013

    It is still not clear whether the flag meeting India requested China to resolve the impasse will take place on Friday or not. "The Chinese cant be trusted. Time and again they have betrayed us by coming into the villages. And they are so brazen. They openly come into the...
  • Chinese incursion: India should act tough , BJP tells Parliamentary panel April 25, 2013

    The India, China stand off continued for the tenth day with no clarity whether the expected flag meet will take place on Friday over Chinese incursions. ...
  • World View: With Kerry-Hagel at the helm for US pullout, will it be advantage Pakistan? March 1, 2013

    Watch the discussion on the question with Suhasini Haidar on World View. ...
  • Taliban will shift its focus to India: IAF Chief April 28, 2012

    Indian Air Force chief NAK Browne said the terror outfit is getting closer to Wagah border in Amritsar. ...
  • Kabul attack: Has US blundered by announcing troop pullout? April 21, 2012

    Taliban suicide bombers unleashed a wave of coordinated attacks at the diplomatic enclave in Kabul and three other cities on Sunday. Has America blundered by announcing its troop pullout from the troubled nation? Join CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar for a discussion this week in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • US troops fire at unarmed men in Baghdad April 6, 2010

    Chilling pictures of US troops firing repeatedly on a group of unarmed men. This gritty video is circulating on the Internet and has been confirmed authentic by a US military official. But the Pentagon has refused to comment on it. The video dates back to July 2007. Among those believed...
  • Obama set to deploy 30,000 US troops to Afghanistan December 1, 2009

    US President Barack Obama is finally on the verge of revealing new marching orders in Afghanistan. He's giving world leaders and members of his war council a heads up about the troop build-up before his big public announcement on Tuesday night. ...
  • Watch: US General demands more troops in Afghanistan September 23, 2009

    Obama will review the Afghan war to decide over the troops requirement. ...
  • British soldiers train in a simulated Afghan village July 2, 2009

    Norfolk (England): As the US piles on pressure in Afghanistan, the British are training to win over the country in their countryside! A simulated Afghan village is now the training ground to understand Afghanistani people, their weapons, as well as their complex culture. In this exercise, troops get the taste...
  • Fragile Truce: Hamas, Israel stick to ceasefire January 20, 2009

    Israel-Gaza Border: There's relative peace in Gaza after three weeks of rocket attacks. Both Israel and Hamas are abiding by the ceasefire. ...
  • Taliban still pose a threat to coalition troops July 10, 2008

    Amir Agha (Afghanistan): In Afghanistan's southern Helmund Province Commander Cage's experiences mirror those of coaltion troops in other parts of the country. His motive is to move in, fight the Taliban and win local support. For Cage and his commanders the Taliban's tactic of taking sanctuary in Pakistan's lawless border...
  • China Quake: More troops sent to aid relief efforts May 16, 2008

    New Delhi: China is deploying 100 more helicopters to aid relief and rescue operations in the earthquake that devastated the Sichuan province, beefing up the total to at least 130,000 men. ...
  • New Army Chief rules out early troop cut in J&K October 1, 2007

    India's new Army Chief, General Deepak Kapoor has ruled out an early troop-cut in Jammu and Kashmir. The security situation has not improved sufficiently to enable such a step, says the General. ...