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Defence Minister Visits Army’s Western Command HQ
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday visited headquarters of the Indian Army's Western Command at Chandimandir Military Station near here. She and also attended a function at Himachal Pradesh's Kasauli. At the headquarters of Western Command, she was briefed on the operational prep..
Restrictions In Srinagar Over LeT Commander Killing
Authorities in Srinagar on Friday imposed restrictions in parts of the city to prevent protests over the killing of top LeT commander Abu Ismail, who was the mastermind of July 10 Amarnath Yatra attack. Prohibitory orders under the Code of Criminal Procedure was clamped in Khanyar, Rainawari, Now..
1 BSF Trooper Killed In Pakistan Rangers Firing In Jammu
A Border Security Force trooper was killed on Friday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan rangers in Arnia sub-sector of international border in Jammu district. BSF sources said here Pakistan rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Arnia sub-sector on Friday morning. "One BS..
Maharashtra Hero’s Widow Joins Indian Army
Maharashtra hero, the late Col. Santosh Mahadik's widow Swati Mahadik was on Saturday commissioned into the Indian Army as a Lieutenant, officials said. As she completed her parade in Chennai on Saturday, Lt. Swati Mahadik broke down and her family members and a senior army officer's wife console..
Indian Army To Induct Women In Military Police
The Indian Army would induct women in the Corps of Military Police as JCOs and jawans and a proposal is being finalised for inducting around 800 women for it -- with an yearly intake of 52, it was announced on Friday. The decision was announced at the Army Chiefs' Conclave, a forum of former Arm..
Indigenous Defence Production, Soldier’s Welfare On Priority: Nirmala Sitharaman
Preparednes of the armed forces, push to indigenous defence production and welfare of soldiers are priority areas, said Nirmala Sitharaman after assuming charge as India's first full-time woman Defence Minister on Thursday. "My priority will definitely be the preparedness of the armed forces. It ..
Two Army Porters Injured In Pakistan Firing On LoC
Two Indian Army porters were injured on Thursday after the Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire by resorting to shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. "Two local porters working for the Indian Army were injured when Pakistan army resorted to unpro..
Army Chief Bipin Rawat Says, India Must Be Prepared For Two-Front War
India should be prepared for a two-front war, Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday, adding that the threat of conflict was real on both western and northern borders, and deterrence in form of nuclear bombs or military power may not actually stop it. "To say that in the future there will be no..
13 Soldiers Injured In Accident In Kashmir
Thirteen soldiers were injured on Friday when an Army vehicle plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said. The vehicle went out of the driver's control at Dhansar area. The injured were taken to a hospital, the police said. IANS..
India, Pakistan Trade Heavy Fire On LoC
The Indian and Pakistani Army traded heavy fire on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. No damage or casualty has been reported. The Pakistani Army targeted Indian positions on the LoC in the Nowshera sector, Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colone..