01 Apr 2016
Kolkata: With the discovery of two more bodies, the toll in the flyover tragedy in Kolkata rose to 23 today, as the Army and the disaster management teams continued their efforts to find corpses and trapped survivors.
31 May 2016
Nagpur: At least 17 security personnel, including two Army officers, were today killed in a major fire that broke out at the central ammunition depot in Maharashtra's Pulgoan that houses the biggest stockpile of weapons in the country.
28 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Tata Motors has signed up a follow-on contract to supply additional 619 units of high-mobility (HMV) multi-axle trucks to the Indian Army.
16 Jun 2016
New Delhi: An incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh on June 9 led to a minor scuffles and some tension before matters were resolved and the Chinese offered chocolates as a gesture of peace, said defence sources.
17 Dec 2015
Jammu: An Indian national was handed over by Pakistani Army in Jammu as a goodwill gesture. "Muhammad Rashid, son of Sattar Din Poonch district's Degwar Teruan village who claimed to have inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on June 12, was handed over to Indian authorities yesterday evening," a defence spokesman told today.
12 Dec 2015
Kolkata: The Army today said that it is always alert and sensitive to all threats and has taken adequate steps in the wake of the arrest of an army personnel from Siliguri last week in connection with the ISI-linked espionage racket.
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.
13 Mar 2016
Srinagar: After frequent incursions in Ladakh area, Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops have been spotted at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Pakistani side of Kashmir, ringing alarm bells in the security grid.
24 Aug 2016
Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in some areas of Srinagar and two towns of south Kashmir on Wednesday, while restrictions on the assembly of people in rest of the Valley continued for the 47th consecutive day in the wake of violence following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.
02 Dec 2015
Jerusalem: HIV-positive Israelis will be conscripted into the military for the first time, the army said today, a move welcomed by gay rights groups as an important step against discrimination.