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Maharashtra: Cabinet nod to four-time increase in aid to martyrs’ kin

A four-fold increase - from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 1 crore - in the financial assistance to the family members of soldiers killed in the line of duty has been sanctioned.

Army recruitment scam: Probe reveals involvement of three serving jawans, one posted in Pune

Investigators are now probing whether any more civilians or defence personnel were involved in the scam. They have also appealed to people to approach them if they have been cheated in the similar fashion.

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Solan building collapse: Three dead, 26 Army personnel rescued; NDRF deployed

The building collapsed around 3.50 pm as a search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities. 

Pakistan army shells forward posts along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Pakistan troops also targeted civilian areas in Mankote area triggering fear psychosis among them, the officials said.

Boy’s body floats to India from PoK, borders melt as soldiers, officials cross minefield for handover

Over the last three days, past many twists and turns, a rare story of heart and heartbreak played out in Achoora village in Gurez valley along the LoC in North Kashmir. On Thursday, the body of Aabid Sheikh was handed over to the Pakistan Army.

Army proposes to set up firing range at Dholera SIR

The 200 square kilometres of land that has been identified for the range is "mostly" government-owned and is closer to the seashore.

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Indian Army hands over Pak boy's body recovered from stream along LoC to Pak Army

The Indian Army Tuesday said the body was recovered from the Burzil Nala close to the LoC near Acchura village in Gurez and was handed over to the Pakistan Army near Dudhgai village Thursday.

Citing security threats, Army tells officers to quit WhatsApp groups

The directive issued last month requires all serving officers to exit WhatsApp and other social media groups except those consisting only serving officers whose identity could be verified.

More than 2 lakh apply for 100 posts of women military police soldiers

The women military police personnel will be deployed initially in those areas where they are needed to frisk women or are needed for allied role.

Indian Army recruitment 2019: Apply for 150 Short Service Commission posts

Indian Army recruitment 2019: A total of 150 vacancies are on offer, and the interested candidates can apply on the official website — amcsscentry.gov.in

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Building collapses in Solan, 13 Army personnel among 14 dead

The building collapsed around 3.50 pm near the Kumarhatti-Nahan highway in Solan. A search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities.

Hiring in Indian Army: Check latest job notification

On Indian Army day, here is a pictorial tribute to the Indian Bravehearts. If you also want to make your country proud, check how to join the men in Olive green. Check, latest Indian Army SSC 2019 recruitment details.

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Siachen avalanche: Hanamanthappa and the other nine soldiers who died

The Siachen avalanche has now claimed 10 lives with the death of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa on February 10

Many dead in Arnia encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

The area was immediately cordoned and searches launched.

Remembering Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

Born on April 3, 1914 at Amritsar in Punjab, Late Sam Manekshaw was the first Indian Army officer to have been promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.

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Tracking the damage done by IEDs: News in Numbers

With Maoists increasingly using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in their operations, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has turned to the Army for lessons from its experience in J&K.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

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What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more: https://bit.ly/2HKLmGN

News Top 5: Pathankot On High Alert, PM Modi Travels To Europe And More

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Opinion | Is Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Right In Calling J&K A War-Like Zone

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said Army officers should be allowed to take a decision on how to deal with a situation in a “war-like zone”, and “they don’t have to consult Members of Parliament” on what they should do in the given circumstances. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos related […]

Opinion | The Indian Army Destroying Pakistani Posts Is More Noise Than Fire

In response to the recent increase in infiltration bids from the Pakistan side of the Line of Control, the Indian Army struck a Pakistani forward post in Naushera sector. The Indian Army destroying Pakistani posts in the wake of the Modi Government’s third anniversary is more noise than fire. For more news related videos, subscribe […]

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INS Viraat on final journey, docks at Chennai port

Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI): The world’s oldest active aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, is on its final journey.It was docked at Chennai port on Monday before it is due to be decommissioned later this year. The ship entered service on May 12, 1987 and is also affiliated to the Garhwal Rifles (infantry regiment) of the Indian Army. The navy’s aircraft carrier guarded India's maritime borders for nearly 60 years. Captain said that the cost of maintaining and running it is becoming more than the cost benefited. With the time all the machineries get old. Kochi INS Vikrant is likely to replace INS Viraat. The mighty aircraft carrier has seen 18 Commanding Officers of which three went on to become Chiefs of Naval Staff. The ship has done over 40,000 hours of steaming and traversed over 5,00,000 nautical miles across the proverbial seven seas. The ship has undertaken over 20,000 hours of flying from its deck.

Lance Naik's condition worsened despite all measures: R.R. Hospital

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Research and Referral Hospital of the Indian Army on Thursday said Lance Naik Hanamanthapa's neuro functions and heart functions worsened despite all precautions, eventually leading to his death. R.R. Hospital Director Lt. Gen. Duhan said when they received Lance Naik Hanamthappa in an intubated state on February 9, his body temperature was normal but his blood pressure was very low. Lt. Gen Duhan further said that all these cells, which had already become fragile and consisted of toxin because of working in very cold environment without glucose and oxygen, had produced a lot amount of toxins. Four days after he was found alive in Siachen, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa died in the hospital on Thursday morning.

PM Modi meets Siachen lone survivor

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday went to meet Indian Army soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at RR hospital in New Delhi. Naik is the lone survivor out of group of ten soldiers, who were wiped out by an avalanche in the Siachen last week. He was found after the army rescue team in Siachen spotted a body in an enclosed sphere under 25ft of snow.

Service chiefs attended Army Day Parade

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha attended the Army Day Parade in the national capital on the occasion of Army Day on Friday. Army Day, which is being observed today, was the day when Lt. General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army post Independence in 1949. This day inspires the troops to continue to enrich the glorious traditions of the Indian Army with their dedication and sacrifice.

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