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91 cadets commissioned as Army officers from Gaya academyGAYA: A total of 91 cadets on Saturday were commissioned as officers in the Army during the 16th passing out parade at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) here. Of the 91 newly inducted officers, four cadets were from Bhutan and five were...
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian ArmySRINAGAR: Over 400 freshly-trained youths from Jammu and Kashmir were on Saturday recruited into the Army at a passing-out-parade here, the first such parade of the force after the erstwhile state became the Union territory. The passing-out-parade of the soldiers,...
Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11LAHORE: Mumbai terror attack mastermind and chief of the banned JuD Hafiz Saeed could not be indicted by Lahore's anti-terrorism court for terror financing charges as authorities strangely failed to produce one of the co-accused at...
US resumes talks with Taliban in Doha: US sourceDOHA: Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a US source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America's longest war. "The US rejoined talks today in Doha. The focus of discussion will...
Need to be alert against Pakistan: Rajnath SinghDEHRADUN: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India has no extra-territorial ambitions but asked the armed forces to be alert against Pakistan "which pursues terrorism as a matter of state policy". Addressing the Passing Out Parade of the Indian Military Academy here...
US says drone shot down by Russian air defenses near Libyan capitalThe U.S. military believes that an unarmed American drone reported lost near Libya's capital last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses and it is demanding the return of the aircraft's wreckage, U.S. Africa Command...
Shoddy ammo from ordnance factories hitting military: CAGNEW DELHI: Shoddy manufacture of critical ammunition by the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has once again come to the fore, with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) now castigating the state-run entity for compromising operational military readiness by failing to meet a...
'Do everything possible': On Armed Forces Flag Day, Rajnath Singh urges people to contributeNEW DELHI: On the occasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day on Saturday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh urged people to contribute to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund and do everything possible for the well-being and...
India, US may sign a pact on defence technology sharing at 2+2 Washington meetNEW DELHI: India and the US are heading in the right direction on the defence technology-sharing pact. The two countries are expected to sign a deal at the upcoming 2+2 dialogue in Washington on December 19....
Exim Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurementMUMBAI: India has provided USD 500 million (Rs 3,561 crore) line of credit to Bangladesh for defence-related procurement in the neighbouring country. Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) entered into an agreement on April 11 with Bangladesh's Armed...