War

  • Gaza truce between Israel and Hamas unravels within hours 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    Gaza City (Gaza Strip): A three-day Gaza ceasefire that began on Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah. The ceasefire, announced by the US and the UN...
  • Last surviving crew in US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima dies 2 days ago

    New York: Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving crew member of the US B-29 bomber that dropped the world's first atomic bomb on the Japanese city Hiroshima during World War II, has died at the age of 93. Van Kirk was the navigator of the Enola Gay, a B-29 Superfortress aircraft...
  • Barack Obama says strains over Ukraine not leading to new Cold War with Russia 2 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama escalated US economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in US-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War. The United States and the European Union, in a carefully coordinated action, announced targeted new sanctions against...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Be ready for prolonged Gaza war 3 days ago

    Gaza City: Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis on Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City. In central Gaza City early on Tuesday, at...
  • Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border 3 days ago

    Gaza: A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers died in two separate incidents, including four...
  • Col. Anil Kaul demands for his rights and dues for soldiers injured/wounded in battle 4 days ago

    Col. Anil Kaul (Veer Chakra) lost his right eye and almost his entire left hand in the battles in Sri Lanka in 1989. Col. Kaul turned a citizen journalist demanding the rights and the dues for all such people who have been injured or wounded in battle. ...
  • 15 yrs since the Kargil war, Col VN Thapar remembers his braveheart son Yesterday

    Col VN Thapar who lost his son - Captain Vijyant Thapar in the 1999 Kargil War remembers the braveheart. ...
  • Wife's plea to release her husband, a prisoners of war 4 days ago

    Nirmal Kaur's husband was taken as a prisoner of war in the 1971 India-Pakistan war. ...
  • The CJ Show: Saluting the pride of India - our soldiers 4 days ago

    On the show this week we focus on issues that our soldiers and their families face. ...
  • 100 years of World War I: Dizzying figures from the war that changed the world 4 days ago

    Paris: Millions of dead, millions more wounded, widowed and orphaned, the dizzying figures from World War I provide a small clue to the scale and horrors of the 1914-18 conflict. The lack of reliable statistical tools at the time makes figures on the Great War difficult to pin down, accounting for...
  • 100 years of World War I: Timeline of The Great War 4 days ago

    Paris: The Great War pulled in close to 70 million soldiers on five continents, leaving some 10 million dead in battle and claiming many million more lives through hunger and disease. The 1914-18 conflict toppled four empires, Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman and Russian, redrawing the world map and shaping the geopolitics of...
  • Ukraine rebels go to museum and make off with a World War II tank and two howitzers! 5 days ago

    Donetsk: Visiting a museum may be the last thing on the minds of hardened insurgents in east Ukraine, but a group of them turned up at one in Donetsk -- only to make off with a World War II tank and two howitzers. "They had written authorisation to take them away,"...
  • Venue for War Memorial, museum for Kargil heroes to be finalised soon 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The central government would soon finalise the venue for construction of a War Memorial and a museum in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after he paid homage to the martyrs at...
  • Defence Minister pays homage to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti 6 days ago

    On the occasion of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three Service chiefs paid homage to the war heroes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. ...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India remembers martyrs with pride, pain 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The day on which the nation commemorates its hard-earned victory in the Kargil War is also an occasion that invokes feelings of both pain and pride for the families of the brave jawans who laid down their lives protecting the territory of India from intruders. As the country celebrates...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Martyrs remembered for their valor 1 week ago

    Families of martyrs remember their loved ones for their valor and courage ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas. ...
  • Martyrs' families remember the bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas 1 week ago

    Family members of martyrs who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War remember their bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday. ...
  • Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh pays homage to the martyrs of Kargil war 1 week ago

    Drass: The Army commemorated the 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass in Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in a ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. He will also interact with the families of the martyred...
  • Army Chief to visit Drass to pay homage to the martyrs of Kargil war 1 week ago

    Drass: India will pay homage to the martyrs of the Kargil War, as the Army celebrates 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass. Army Chief General Bikram Singh will be in Drass on Friday, a day ahead of the Vijay Divas to pay tribute to the martyrs of the...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: How Pak soldier Captain Sher Khan was acknowledged by India too July 23, 2014

    Drass: Captain Sher Khan of the Pakistan Army was someone whose bravery was acknowledged by his enemy, the Indian side as well during the Kargil war. 15 years on, Captain Sher Khan remains a hero. His name, his image is everywhere and even his native village in Pakistan's tribal Waziristan...
  • 'The Imitation Game' trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch plays the WWII genius cryptographer mathematician Alan Turing July 22, 2014

    For those who have been completely charmed by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Sherlock', the latest trailer for the upcoming film 'The Imitation Game' will make your day.Cumberbatch, who portrayed the role of the socially awkward genius detective Sherlock Holmes in the critically-acclaimed series, will be seen in the...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNN-IBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Apple to give Samsung a taste of its own medicine with iPhone 6 July 16, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc, a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-generation iPhone 6. Samsung last week gave second-quarter earnings...
  • 'Death is what we are tweeting': Palestinian man's heart-rending tweets about shelling deaths around his Gaza home goes viral July 16, 2014

    Gaza has been the centre of airstrikes and blasts for a week now. The Israel-Palestine conflict has seen more innocent civilians dying in Gaza than military personnel. According to a UN office, 77 percent of the people who have died in war so far in Gaza are children and civilians.Mohammed...
  • Watch: Bastille Day fireworks lit up Eiffel Tower July 15, 2014

    Spectacular firework display over Eiffel Tower as France marks the centenary of World War-I on Bastille Day. Bastille prison by angry Paris crowds that helped spark the French Revolution as France marks the centenary of World War-I on Bastille Day. ...
  • Government allocates Rs 100 crore for war memorial in Delhi July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday allocated Rs 100 crore for construction of a war memorial and a war museum at Princess Park near India Gate. Presenting his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country is deeply indebted to officers and jawans of the armed forces for having made...
  • Paris-based filmmaker Vijay Singh to make a film on Indian soldiers' love stories from World War I July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Heart-warming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film 'Mademoiselle France Pleure' (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together the...
  • Indian soldiers' love stories during World War I in new film July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Heartwarming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film "Mademoiselle France Pleure" (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together the...
  • Government rules out release of Henderson report on 1962 India-China war July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday ruled out release of the classified Henderson Brooks Report on the 1962 India-China war that is said to be openly critical of the Indian political and military structure of the time, saying its disclosure would not be in national interest. ...