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Government restores provision of 'ration in kind' to military officers in peace areasNEW DELHI: The government has restored the provision of 'ration in kind' to military officers in peace areas, a defence official said on Tuesday. The facility was withdrawn by the government in 2017 and it started paying a...
Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J-K's AnantnagSRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Based on inputs about the presence of militants in Bijbehara area of the south Kashmir district, the security forces launched...
India’s defence exports more than doubleNEW DELHI: India’s defence exports have more than doubled to nearly Rs 11,000 crore on the back of recent policy liberalisation and access to the US market, given a large amount of offsets being executed by domestic companies. The increase in defence exports — to...
Appointment of new ISI chief signals Pakistan Army’s hardening stanceNEW DELHI: The appointment of Lt General Faiz Hameed as the new chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), cutting short the tenure of the incumbent, Lt General Asim Munir, signals a hardening of stance on the part of the Pakistan...
3 Jawans injured, 1 militant killed in AnantnagSRINAGAR: An Army Major and a militant were killed and three other soldiers were injured during an encounter on Monday in Achabal area of Anantnag in southern Kashmir. The encounter took place in Bidoora village, when a joint team of armed forces launched...
To boost defence exports, govt to launch 'open general export scheme' in a month: OfficialTo boost defence exports, the government will launch 'Open General Export License' scheme with a month, a senior Defence Ministry official said Monday. Speaking at the 'Workshop for Defence Export Promotion' organised by FICCI, Sanjay Jaju,...
Army convoy targeted with IED blast in PulwamaTerrorists on Monday targeted an Army convoy with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Army Casper, a bullet and mine proof vehicle, of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was targeted by the IED explosion near...
Operation in Myanmar: Three cadres of National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songibijit) apprehended in NagalandGUWAHATI: Following operation in Myanmar, three cadres of National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songibijit) NDFB (S) were apprehended by Village Guards of Upper Dan, Tuensang District, Nagaland. North eastern militants have camps in Myanmar....
Army Major killed, another officer and 2 jawans injured in Kashmir encounterSRINAGAR: An Army Major was killed while another officer and two troopers were injured in an encounter with militants in south Kashmir Monday, officials said. They said the encounter took place in the Achabal area in Anantnag district of...
Army's northern command celebrates 48th raising dayJAMMU: Indian Army's northern command, which looks after the operational area of Jammu and Kashmir, celebrated its 48th raising day at its headquarters in Udhampur district on Monday. On the occasion Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army commander of the northern command, paid homage to...