Two days after the Indian Army killed four militants in an encounter operation along the LoC in Kashmir’s Naugam sector, it confirmed taking punitive actions along the Line of Control in Kashmir’s Nowshera sector to dissuade militants from crossing over to the Indian side. Major-General Ashok Narula gave details about counter-infiltration operations that the army […]

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The government told a parliamentary panel on Tuesday that while the Army had crossed the LoC to hit targets earlier too, September 29 was the first time they had entered Pakistan’s territory to destroy terror launch pads. Responding to a question by Congress’s Satyavrat Chaturvedi, foreign secretary S Jaishankar told members of Parliament’s standing committee […]

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India has begun a global hunt to buy 185,000 7.62x51mm-caliber assault rifles, with more than $1 billion set aside for acquisition project, putting into question the fate of the homegrown assault rifle Excalibur, which is still in development by the state-owned Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The fresh request for information (RFI) issued last […]

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The four terrorists who stormed an army base in Uri sector on Sunday killing 18 soldiers belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and managed to sneak in by cutting the perimeter fencing of the highly-guarded army installation at two places, investigations have shown. In an indication that the terrorists were well-versed of the layout of the army […]

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IAF’s iconic unit ‘Siachen Pioneers’, which is a lifeline for thousands of soldiers posted in the arduous and world’s highest battlefield, wants to replace ageing Cheetah choppers with the Cheetals that come equipped with modern engine. 114 Helicopter Unit, also known as Siachen Pioneers, is the mainstay of the soldiers who are posted even at […]

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