84 infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir since August 2019
In a written reply to a starred question in the House, Reddy said regular attempts of infiltration by terrorists through the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir sponsored and supported from across the border are being made. "84 such attempts have been made from across the border and it is estimated that 59 such terrorists could have infiltrated," he said.
Chinese Army troops spotted along Line of Control in Arunachal Pradesh
Fresh provocation by China followed by a stand off between the People's Liberation Army and Indian Forces caught on cam. PLA troops were spo...
Pakistan troops resort to 'artillery' shelling along LoC in Poonch
This is for the first time that artillery has been used to target forward posts and villages along the LoC. "At about 1730 hours Pak army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars & artillery along LoC in Shahpur & Kirni sectors in district Poonch on Wednesday," a defence spokesperson said.
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch, targets civilians
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Shahpur sector of Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district on December 09. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefi...
J&K: Pakistan resorts to shelling, fired dozens of mortar shells along LoC in Kathua
The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of mortar shells in Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on December 11. The incident t...
Indian Army gets new American assault rifles in Kashmir Valley against terrorists, Pakistan Army on LoC
"The first lot of 10,000 SiG 716 assault rifles has arrived in India and has been sent to the Northern Command," top Indian Army sources told ANI. The Northern Command looks after the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir including the stopping the influx of terrorists from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who are trained there.
31 Army personnel killed in terrorist attacks along LoC from 2016 to 2018: Govt
In written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said that in 2016, six Army personnel died in terrorist attacks, followed by 13 in 2017 and 12 in 2018.
4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir
An Army post in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday afternoon, trapping at least four soldiers, they said. The officials said bodies of three soldiers were recovered. In another incident, a foot patrol of the Army was hit by an avalanche in Dawar area of Gurez sector of Bandipora district, trapping two soldiers.
BSF working on tech solutions to combat drones along Indo-Pak border: DG
The Border Security Force (BSF) is working on technical solutions to combat the threat of rogue drones along the India-Pakistan International Border, the chief of the force said on Sunday.
VVIP chopper scam: Witness in money-laundering case moves High Court to quash LOC against him
The petitioner, Jamil Saidi, has contended that he is not even an accused in the case, he has appeared before the ED on several occasions and answered all queries put to him by the agency. The MHA, represented by the Centre's standing counsel, Ajay Digpaul, accepted the notice and said a reply would be filed before the next date of hearing.
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan border
The army recently announced its plan to procure 198 wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for reconnaissance and support to tank regiments in mechanised warfare. The army plans to use these AFVs in the plain sectors of Punjab and Rajasthan. It wants that these AFVs should be able to operate in not only developed areas in this region, but in riverine terrain as well.
Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after August 5
The Pakistan regiments were moved close to the Line of Control (LOC) following the abrogation of Article 370 (special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir) on August 5. Officials said that Pakistan brought in heavy artillery guns keeping in mind that tensions at the border could grow after the move.
2 personnel killed as avalanche hits Army patrol in Siachen glacier
A Srinagar-based defence spokesperson said an Avalanche Rescue Team following the patrol immediately rushed and managed to locate and pull out all members of the team. Army helicopters were pressed into service to rescue them, he added. "However, despite best efforts by the medical teams, two Army personnel succumbed in the avalanche," he said.
Army inducts anti-tank guided missiles along LoC to bolster defence
A total of 210 missiles along with 12 launchers were delivered to the Indian Army from Israel under a Rs 280 crore deal, as a part of its 'emergency purchase' mechanism. These anti-tank guided missiles and its launchers were inducted along the LoC in northern theatre from October 16-17 and are being used currently, said Army sources.
Watch: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh interacts with jawans at LoC
Watch: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh interacts with jawans at LoC and says always stay cautions & alertWatch: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh interacts with jawan...
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