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.
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian Army
The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jamm...
91 cadets commissioned as Army officers from Gaya academy
Of the 91 newly inducted officers, four cadets were from Bhutan and five were from ...
Need to be alert against Pakistan: Rajnath Singh
Addressing the Passing Out Parade of the IMA here as the reviewing officer, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asked the cadets commissioned into the armed forces Saturday to take the message of service and peace to the world but be prepared to deal with a neighbour like Pakistan.He asked the new IMA passouts to hone the skills learnt at the academy.
Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11
The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal. Saeed was brought to the court amidst high security from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. The Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices.
MP: Two men steal INSAS rifles from Army cantonment, cops on alert
The duo, posing as Army men, arrived at a check post in the early hours of Friday and asked the sentries on duty to call someone from inside the cantonment. After engaging the sentries in light chatter, the duo suddenly seized two INSAS assault rifles and 20 live cartridges from the check post and fled, Hoshangabad DSP M L Chhari said about the incident.
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme led by the IMF to stabilise Pakistan's economy after a major deterioration in its fiscal position in 2018, according to a statement by the Manila-based regional lender.
Shoddy ammo from ordnance factories hitting military: CAG
TOI had reported on May 14 that the Army had sounded alarm over the unacceptably high number of accidents taking place in the field due to poor quality of ammunition being supplied for tanks, artillery, air defence and other guns by the OFB, which has 41 ordnance factories under it with an annual budget of over Rs 15,000 crore.
Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor and vulnerable. China’s Foreign Ministry said it was not aware of the list. The report said police discovered two illegal marriage bureaus in Lahore.
India-Japan annual summit to take place from December 15-17: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 said that the India-Japan Summit will take place from December 15-17....
US says drone shot down by Russian air defenses near Libyan capital
A US drone shootdown would underscore Moscow's increasingly muscular role in the energy-rich nation, where Russian mercenaries are reportedly intervening on behalf of east Libya-based commander Khalifa Haftar in Libya's civil war. Haftar has sought to take the capital Tripoli, now held by Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord.
Army ex-chief against tax on disability pension
Former army chief General VP Malik said he disagrees with the government’s move to impose income tax on disability pension.
India in touch with Pak for ‘unhindered’ consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan Jadhav
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 reacted to Kulbhushan Jadhav case. He said that the Indian Government...
7 Pakistan Generals teamed up with SC chief justice to block Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension
The seven Generals, including one who had served as a defence attache in Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, were opposed to granting a three-year extension to Bajwa as this would spoil their chances for the coveted post. If Bajwa would get an extension for three years, the most senior Generals will not remain eligible for the post of Army Chief.
CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December 2014... shall not be treated as illegal migrants for the purposes of this Act".
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