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22 Jan 2018


J&K: Ceasefire violation death toll climbs to 11 since Thursday

An Army jawan injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Saturday succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll in border firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir to 11 since Thursday.

20 Jan 2018


Bengaluru lake fire doused by Army after seven hours

After the civic administration of Bengaluru failed to douse the fire at Bellandur lake on Friday, Army had to be called in to take control of the situation.

20 Jan 2018


Villagers protest against building Army camp in Anantnag

Several villagers gathered to protest near the deputy commissioner's office in Kulgam police station against the establishment of an army camp in Shamsipora Village in Anantnag, Kashmir.

19 Jan 2018


Two civilians killed, 11 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Two civilians were killed and 11 injured, one of them critically, as Pakistani forces continued shelling along the border in Jammu and Samba districts.

19 Jan 2018


363 terrorists, 71 civilians killed in J&K in 2016-17

As many as 363 terrorists and 71 civilians were gunned down in the last two years in Jammu and Kashmir.

18 Jan 2018


#DefenseDiaries: India test-fires nuclear-capable missile Agni-V in final configuration

India tested the nuclear-capable Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today in its final configuration from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

18 Jan 2018


China occupies North Doklam: Should India be worried?

It seems last year's 73-day Doklam standoff hasn't affected Chinese resolve. Reportedly, China has increased its troop presence and construction activity in North Doklam near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

18 Jan 2018


BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

A BSF soldier was killed when Pakistan fired along the IB in RS Pura sector of Jammu.

17 Jan 2018


DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered 6,000 flats to paramilitary forces for their staff.

16 Jan 2018


Indian Army lost one soldier every three days since 2005

Data from the Indian Army has revealed disturbing facts. For one, the 1.1mn-strong force has been losing a soldier every third day for the last 13 years.

16 Jan 2018


SC officials get washing allowance up to Rs. 21,000 annually

After tedious bargaining, the Finance Ministry has allowed a dress and washing allowance of up to Rs. 21,000 per annum for the officers in the apex court, effective from December 14, 2017.

16 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah: Enemy not across the border but amongst us

National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah observed that the nation's enemy wasn't across the border. Instead, he claimed that they were amongst us, causing divisions.

15 Jan 2018


Indian Army kills 7 Pakistani soldiers in 'retaliatory firing'

On Indian Army Day, forces killed seven Pakistani soldiers in "retaliatory action" along the LoC in Jammu's Poonch.

15 Jan 2018


#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 70th Army Day

Indian Army stands for various things: the top-most being their professionalism, bravery and selfless service. They protect our restive borders, safeguard internal law-and-order and save lives during natural calamities/disasters. Their training and discipline are obviously legendary.

14 Jan 2018


Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

Indian Army chief General, Bipin Rawat said that there was scope to ramp up military offensive in Jammu & Kashmir to pile heat on Pakistan and stop cross-border terrorism.

13 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

Responding to Army Chief Bipin Rawat's remarks on Jammu and Kashmir's education system, the state Minister Altaf Bukhari said that the "well-decorated officer" should concentrate on his job and not give sermons on education which is not his domain.

12 Jan 2018


China is exerting pressure, but India isn't weak: Army chief

Acknowledging that China is upping pressure on the Indian border, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said troops are prepared to tackle any aggressive movement.

11 Jan 2018

Republic Day

Rope snaps armymen slither down Dhruv chopper, three injured

Three army soldiers were injured when they were slithering down a rope from a chopper and the rope snapped.

10 Jan 2018


In 2017, China transgressed into India's LAC 415 times

Chinese transgressions into the Indian side of about 4,000km Line of Actual Control (LAC) have surged since 2016. Reportedly, Chinese soldiers unlawfully breached India's sovereignty 415 times; this number was 271 in 2016.

09 Jan 2018


Kapil Mohan, creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum, dead

Kapil Mohan, the creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum and former chairman of Mohan Meakin Ltd, passed away on January 6 at his Ghaziabad residence, reportedly after a cardiac arrest.

04 Jan 2018


BSF kills intruder, destroys Pakistani mortar positions

A day after a BSF jawan was killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Samba, Indian forces destroyed two mortar positions across the border and killed an intruder in RS Pura area.

02 Jan 2018


'No country where jawans don't die': BJP leader triggers controversy

BJP MP Nepal Singh got his foot in the mouth when talking about the recent attack on a CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama. Five jawans died.

01 Jan 2018


Now, China's PLA accuses Indian troops of being aggressive

India and China ended 2017 on a positive note by declaring truce along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) after the special representative (SR) dialogue.

29 Dec 2017


Pakistan rejects India's claims of cross-border raid killing 3 troops

The Pakistan Army has rejected claims that Indian forces crossed the Line of Control and killed three Pakistani troops in a revenge operation.

27 Dec 2017


Heightened India-Pakistan tension over Jadhav, soldiers' killing

Last year, India-Pakistan relations were tense. Friction had risen after the January'16 Pathankot attack, which was followed by the Burhan Wani fallout, Uri attack, "surgical strikes", increased ceasefire violations and terror activities.

26 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

The Indian Army last night carried out raids across the LoC in Pooch of J&K, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers.

25 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC

Even as Rajouri remained tense a day after ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its army resorted to unprovoked firing yet again yesterday along the LoC in Poonch district of J&K.

24 Dec 2017


Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed

One Major and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed as the Pakistani Army, in yet another ceasefire violation, opened fire on the Line of Control in Keri sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district.

21 Dec 2017


Prominent Maldives newspaper under fire after anti-India editorial

A newspaper in Maldives has raked up a political storm after publishing an anti-India editorial.

21 Dec 2017

Indian Navy

#DefenseDiaries: Parliamentary panel slams govt. over slow military modernization

The parliamentary standing committee on defense has slammed the Modi government for not doing enough to modernize the military.

17 Dec 2017

Indian Air Force

Two more women inducted as fighter pilots in Air Force

Two more women have been inducted into the Indian Air Force as fighter pilots, taking their total number to five.

16 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory

Every year, India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate nation's greatest military victory.

13 Dec 2017

Sachin Tendulkar

Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment

69-year-old Indian boxing icon, Kaur Singh is the latest victim of apathy against sports persons in the country.

10 Dec 2017


Chhattisgarh: CRPF man opens fire on colleagues, four killed

Four CRPF men were killed at Chhattisgarh's Basaguda camp when their colleague allegedly opened fire after a scuffle yesterday evening.

09 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Heron drone crashes in China, should India worry?

An Israeli-made IAI Heron drone operated by the Indian Army recently crashed into Chinese territory in the Sikkim sector due to a "technical problem."

07 Dec 2017

Indian Air Force

#DefenseDiairies: The lifeline of Siachen troops, Cheetah helicopter

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) Cheetah is a light single-engine helicopter serving the Indian armed forces for over four decades.

06 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).

05 Dec 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

In a major win for security forces, three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists involved in the Amarnath attack of July were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir.

04 Dec 2017


If not wars, then what's killing Indian soldiers?

India hasn't fought any major wars since the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan.

01 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Jawans do their bit, now it's time to reciprocate

On December 7 every year, India pays homage to its valiant soldiers and martyrs by celebrating Armed Forces Flag Day.