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27 Sep 2017India
Indian troops battle Naga insurgents along Indo-Myanmar border
A firefight broke out between Indian Army troops and Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) along the Indo-Myanmar border in the early hours of Wednesday.
26 Sep 2017Democratic Republic of the Congo
Indian troops rescue 22 potential "child soldiers" from war-torn Congo
Indian Army troops deployed as UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have rescued 22 children from the danger of being turned into "child soldiers" by armed groups.
26 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, one terrorist killed
The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control, killing one terrorist in Uri sector north of Baramulla district, Kashmir.
24 Sep 2017India
Faulty ammunition resulted in Howitzer explosion
On 2nd September, one of the Indian Army's new US-manufactured ultra-light M-777 Howitzer had exploded during a field trial in Pokhran.
22 Sep 2017India
Adding to the Army's woes, Army canteens face stock crunch
In the past two months, due to a procurement system change, Army's Canteen Stores Department (CSD) has been facing a severe stock crunch, affecting customers.
16 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Machil
Two terrorists were killed as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along J&K's Machil sector in Kupwara this morning.
12 Sep 2017India
Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman
Newly appointed Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is faced with a pay disparity tussle between the military and civilians working under the Ministry of Defense (MoD).
11 Sep 2017India
Surgical strikes: Army major says return most dangerous part
The Indian Army's surgical strikes across the LoC last year took place at a rapid pace, said the major who led the daunting mission.
11 Sep 2017India
Discrimination in Army's promotion policy: Over 100 officers move SC
Over a hundred lieutenant colonels and majors of the army have moved the SC against "discrimination and injustice" in promotion of services corps officers.
09 Sep 2017Chennai
Military widows Swati Mahadik, Nidhi Dubey join Indian Army
The widow of an army officer, Swati Mahadik and a mother of 2, joined the Indian Army at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
08 Sep 2017India
Army finalizes plan to induct women in military police
In a major step towards gender parity, the Indian Army has finalized a plan to induct women in the military police.
07 Sep 2017India
India should prepare for a two-front war: General Bipin Rawat
Providing his take on India's persistent threat from China and Pakistan, Indian Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat stated that India should be prepared for a two-front war.
04 Sep 2017India
Air India announces 50% discount on tickets for select categories
If you are a student, army personnel or a senior citizen, who is planning to take a trip soon, I have some good news for you.
02 Sep 2017Assam
The AFSPA saga continues: State government declares Assam "disturbed"
Since 1990, the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been imposed in Assam by the Centre.
31 Aug 2017India
Indian Army to undergo reforms to boost combat capability
The Centre has announced a significant restructuring of the Indian Army in a bid to boost combat capability and streamlined expenditure.
27 Aug 2017India
Expect more situations like Doklam: Army Chief Bipin Rawat
Speaking to students at the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat stated that Doklam stand-off is a result of China attempting to change status quo.
24 Aug 2017India
Arun Jaitley to inaugurate made-in-India helicopters' production line
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley would reportedly inaugurate a production line of Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Indian Air Force and Army on 26 August.
22 Aug 2017Doklam
Govt. assessment finds war over Doklam won't benefit China
It's unlikely that China will benefit in a conflict with India arising from an escalation in the Doklam standoff, according to an Indian government assessment reported by Times of India.
16 Aug 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter with forces
In a major victory for the security forces in the fight against terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander and most-wanted terrorist, Ayub Lelhari, was killed in Pulwama in a gun battle in the evening.
16 Aug 2017India
Chinese transgression in Ladakh: Indian troops foil incursion attempt
Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a slightly violent quarrel at Ladakh as India celebrated its 71st Independence Day.
14 Aug 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Indian Army wants indigenous high-tech equipment for J&K terror ops
Faced with an intensifying militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has unveiled a wish-list for indigenously-manufactured high-tech equipment.
14 Aug 2017India
US can help India with military modernization: Admiral Tom Harris
India has a military nightmare to handle, with Pakistan pushing in on the Western front and China aggravating the Doklam standoff at the eastern front.
13 Aug 2017India
Russia: T-90 tanks fail, India crashes out of military exercise
The Indian Army was disqualified from a military competition after its Russian-origin T-90 Main Battle tank failed.
12 Aug 2017India
Indian military steps up presence and alertness along China border
The Indian military has "marginally" stepped up its troop strength along the Line of Actual Control bordering China from Sikkim to Arunachal Pradesh
12 Aug 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Robots to fight terrorists in Kashmir?
As violence is continuing to boil over in the Kashmir valley, the Army has now proposed to deploy a team of indigenously-built robots which would help fight terrorists.
11 Aug 2017India
Doklam standoff: Indian Army denies evacuating nearby villages
After media reports claimed the Indian Army had ordered evacuation of villages near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction, the forces have denied the development.
10 Aug 2017India
Indian Army orders evacuation of village near Doklam, amid standoff
On 10th Aug, media reports surfaced that the Indian Army has ordered the residents living in the Nathang village near Doklam to vacate their houses at the earliest.
10 Aug 2017India
Defense ministry seeks Rs. 20,000cr for modernization amid Doklam standoff
The Indian defense ministry has requested the Centre to allocate it an "urgent" additional Rs. 20,000 crore for military modernization and day-to-day operating costs.
09 Aug 2017Suicide
What's behind the alarmingly-high suicide, fratricide cases in the army?
The Indian Army loses over a 100 personnel every year to suicides and fratricides. 2017 has already seen 44 suicides and one fratricide.
08 Aug 2017Narendra Modi
Indo-US militaries gear up for Yudh Abhyas in September
Over 200 soldiers from the Indian Army's Gorkha rifles will participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual joint Indo-US military exercise.
01 Aug 2017India
Transgression into Uttarakhand: Is China testing India's nerves?
As Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a stand-off at the Sikkim border at the eastern front of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Chinese troops were reportedly sighted in the Indian side of LAC in Barahoti in Uttarakhand.
26 Jul 2017India
Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons
India's military victory against Pakistan in the Kargil conflict in 1999 is celebrated on July 26.
25 Jul 2017Assam
Assam: Terrorist killed in joint operation by army, police
In a joint operation by the Indian Army and Assam Police, a terrorist was killed in the state's Kokrajhar district.
25 Jul 2017Central Pay Commission
Free ration scrapped: Army officer slaps Govt. with legal notice
After the Centre decided to scrap off rations for army officers serving in non-conflict areas, an Army Colonel, Mukul Dev has served a legal notice to defence secretary Sanjay Mitra over the issue.
24 Jul 2017India
Tank on JNU campus equivalent to 'love for Army': VC
If JNU's VC has his way, then the government university will soon have an Army tank on its campus. The reason behind it might boggle you.
22 Jul 2017India
CAG finds some serious lapses across Union Ministries, Departments
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) presented 14 audit reports related to various Ministries and Departments in the Parliament.
22 Jul 2017India
CBI: Faulty Chinese spares used in army's new Dhanush artillery
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Delhi-based company Sidh Sales Syndicate (SSS) for supplying cheap bearings sourced from China for the Dhanush indigenized Bofors guns used by the army.
18 Jul 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Army personnel shot dead by fellow soldier after altercation
An Army personnel was shot dead by a fellow soldier as the former who was also his senior reprimanded him for using cellphone in J&K's Uri sector on Tuesday.
18 Jul 2017India
Won't step back, India warns Pakistan over ceasefire violations
While holding DGMO- level talks on Monday, Lt General AK Bhatt issued a strict warning to Pakistan over ceasefire violation along the LoC.
17 Jul 2017Pakistan News
6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
A six-year-old girl Sajida Kafeel and an army personnel were killed while a civilian was injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC on Monday.