28 Dec 2015
Baghdad: Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad yesterday, the first major triumph for the US trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Lt Gen (Retd) J F R Jacob, who played a key role in the 1971 war which liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan, was laid to rest here yesterday.
02 Jan 2016
Karachi: Pakistan's powerful Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif has vowed to rid the country from the scourge of terrorism, asserting that 'all negative forces' would be scuttled.
01 Jan 2016
Islamabad: Nine 'hardcore terrorists' are set to be hanged in Pakistan after the Army Chief today confirmed the death sentences handed down to them by military courts for terror-related offences, including sectarian killings and an attack on ISI headquarters in Multan.
16 Jan 2016
Panchkula: A freshly-trained contingent of 500 women personnel -- which will be the first 'mahila' squad to be deployed in high altitude posts along the India-China border -- was today commissioned into the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here.
12 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs and former Army chief Gen V K Singh today hit out at Congress leader Manish Tewari saying his remarks about the 2012 troop movement row has cast doubts not only on army's integrity but also of the government he was a part of, the then Prime Minister and the Defence Minister.
11 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asserted that any individual or organisation causing pain to India should be paid back in the same coin but how, when and where "should be of our choice", remarks which come in the backdrop of the Pathankot terror attack.
29 Dec 2015
Ranchi: A girl has filed a police complaint alleging she was gangraped by three army personnel in a running train yesterday, police said.
28 Dec 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful Army Chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday held wide-ranging talks with Afghanistan's top leadership on ways to revive stalled peace talks with the Taliban and agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the US early next month on a comprehensive road map for 'meaningful peace'.
10 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Former Union Minister Manish Tewari has raked up the 2012 troop movement controversy, saying a media report about army units moving towards Delhi without notifying the then UPA government was "unfortunate but true" even as his own party distanced itself from his claims while former Army Chief V K Singh rubbished the remarks.