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Indian Army officer accused of staging gunfight, planting weapons on civilians

An Indian army officer and two of his associates have been accused of planting weapons on the bodies of three labourers who they killed in Kashmir to make it look as though they were armed fighters. Captain Bhoopendra Singh has been charged with murder, conspiracy and other offences, the police statement said. He is now […]

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Indian Army claims to have foiled China’s attempt to encroach over disputed border in Ladakh

India mobilises troops to stop the Chinese from extending their control over the Pangong Tso lake Indian troops foiled the PLA Chinese troops attempt to encroach over the disputed and ill-defined border in the western Himalayas, the Indian army said on Monday, in a fresh flare-up between the two nuclear-armed countries. Pre-emptive action by the […]

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Delete social media accounts or resign: Delhi High Court tells Army officer

The Delhi High Court heard a plea put forth by a senior army officer who challenged the Indian Army’s policy of banning men in uniform from using social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. The court gave Lieutenant Colonel P K Choudhary,  a choice to make and asked him to delete his social media accounts […]

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India deployed P-8I Naval Jets to track Chinese troops during Doklam face-off

Indian Navy’s Poseidon 8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft was deployed to carry out surveillance on movement of Chinese troops during the 73-day-long standoff between India and China in mountainous Doklam. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat confirmed the use of the naval aircraft while talking about the need for bringing in tri-services synergy in dealing […]

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Indian Army Major develops world’s first bulletproof helmet

An Indian Army Major who had developed a bulletproof jacket for protection against sniper bullets, has now developed a helmet which is claimed to be first such in the world that can stop an AK-47 bullet round from a distance of 10 meters. “The ballistic helmet has been developed under project Abhedya by Major Anoop […]

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General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as India’s 28th Army chief

General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday took charge as the Chief of Army Staff, succeeding General Bipin Rawat. General Naravane served as vice chief of the Army before taking charge of the 1.3 million strong Army. In his 37 years of service, General Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field and […]

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Two Indian soldiers held for leaking crucial information to Pakistani woman

Two Indian soldiers were taken into custody from the Jodhpur railway station on charges of sharing crucial information with a Pakistan-based woman ISI agent. According to officials, both the jawans were going to their village from Pokhran when intelligence officials took them into custody from Jodhpur railway station on Tuesday. The soldiers were sending crucial […]

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Indian Army pilot killed on birthday after training team’s helicopter crashes in Bhutan

An Indian Military Training Team (IMTRAT) helicopter crashed in Eastern Bhutan on Friday, killing the two pilots on board. One of the pilot was from the Indian Army and the other was from the Bhutanese Army. The pilot of the Indian Army who died was identified as Lieutenant Colonel Rajneesh Parmar. Today was his birthday. […]

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Free Travel Service Extended To Central Police Forces

The Ministry of Home announced free air travel for personnel belonging to the Central Police Forces who were deployed in Jammu and Kashmir. They forces can avail the facility if they’re going home or reporting back to duty. This announcement will do good to security forces by saving money, time and giving them a choice […]

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Kashmir’s youngest victim of pellet guns

The smallest victim to pellet gun fire in Jammu and Kashmir, 19 month old Heeba Jan returned home from hospital. Her home in the Shopian district of Kashmir was filled with children from the neighbourhood. Doctors have still not been able to assess the nature of the injury. They feel the kid may have lost […]

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Indian Army kills 6 terrorists in #Anantnag

The Indian army has neutralised 6 terrorists in the India’s state of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter is taking place in the Anantnag district of Kashmir valley. Heavy amounts of arms and ammunition have been recovered, the operations are not yet done. The Indian army would comb the area for any more danger before it […]