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LeT militant, SPO killed in Baramulla encounterSRINAGAR: A Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant and a policeman were on Wednesday killed while a sub-inspector was injured in an encounter with ultras in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The encounter, which began on Tuesday, has ended with the killing of a...
US supports direct dialogue between India, Pakistan on Kashmir: American officialWASHINGTON: The US supports a direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, a senior American diplomat has said, insisting that at this point it is all the more important that Islamabad demonstrate its resolve to stop cross-border terrorism. Welcoming...
Kashmir first line of defence for Pakistan: PM Imran KhanISLAMABAD: Kashmir is the first line of defence for Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday as his Cabinet decided to highlight the situation in Kashmir during the weeks leading to the address of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi...
44-year-old MiG-21s older than cars: IAF chief BS DhanoaNEW DELHI: India still uses 44-year-old MiG-21s though no one drives a car that old, Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa has said. Addressing a seminar on IAF’s modernisation and indigenisation plans in the presence of defence minister Rajnath Singh in...
DRDO hands over design of Mobile Metallic Ramp to Indian ArmyNEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over to the Army on Tuesday the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) for strategic mobility of armoured and mechanised units as well as formations of the Army. Secretary...
Rajnath Singh holds telephonic conversation with US Defence SecretaryNEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with his US counterpart Mark T Esper on Tuesday during which he raised the issue of cross-border terrorism directed against India, officials said. Singh also conveyed to Esper that issues relating to...
HFCL bags Rs 2,467 crore order for building Defence telecom networkNEW DELHI: Domestic telecom gear maker HFCL on Tuesday said it has bagged Rs 3,329 crore order from state-owned BSNL to build and maintain communication network of Indian army under Network for Spectrum project. The project is to be completed...
Pakistani commando behind capture of Abhinandan killedNEW DELHI: A Pakistani commando who was behind the capture of Commander Abhinandan Varthaman when his IAF jet crashed in Pakistani territory in February this year, and had reportedly tortured the IAF pilot, has been killed in firing by Indian forces along the...
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed challenges his arrest in terror financing cases in Pakistan courtLAHORE: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a UN designated Pakistani terrorist whom the US has placed a USD 10 million bounty on, challenged his arrest in the terror financing cases in the Lahore High Court...
Army man killed, 4 injured in Pakistan firing along LoC in J-K's PoonchJAMMU: An Army man was killed and four others injured as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said. The firing from across...