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Discovering the Indian soldiers in World War I who were cared for in France

November 24, 2019 7:33 am

Between the hostess (French women) and the hosted (fatigued Indian soldiers) — both victims of the same solitude — relationships bloomed.

Jawan who crossed LoC after surgical strikes seeks retirement

May 22, 2018 11:51 am

Soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had "inadvertently" strayed across the Line of Control (LoC) in 2016 after the surgical strikes and spent nearly four months in captivity in Pakistan, has sought premature retirement.

Martyr cremated in Bathinda village

December 26, 2017 2:17 am

“He had come for a fortnight to meet us an attend a wedding. He went back on December 18 and told me he would take me along after 3-4 months,” said Singh's wife.

21 Indian, 2 British soldiers injured in UK troop carrier pile-up

June 18, 2015 4:44 pm

Indian defence sources said the accident took place last evening when the troops of both countries were coming back after the day's joint exercise.

Recalling the valour of Indian soldiers during WW-I

January 10, 2015 3:38 am

Photo exhibition depicting contribution of Indian soldiers opens in city.

Supreme Court rejects Centre's appeal denying benefit to disabled soldiers

December 12, 2014 9:52 am

The AFT had extended the benefits of an extra amount in their pensions on account of disability.

Govt moving on war history, memorial: Jaitley

October 31, 2014 3:01 am

The government is also finalising a plan for setting up the war memorial.

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

August 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Around one million Indian men took part in the World War I in which more than 60,000 died in action, along with many others from Africa, Asia.

UK to bring alive role of Indian soldiers

March 16, 2014 3:28 am

Around 1.2 million soldiers from undivided India fought for the British Empire during the war, of which 74,000 died.

The black hole

March 15, 2014 11:37 pm

When a well in Ajnala, a town in Punjab, was dug up, it brought alive a long-known legend — that this is where 282 Indian soldiers who rebelled against the British during the 1857 uprising were buried.


PM Modi meets Siachen survivor at Army hospital

February 09, 2016 11:58 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday went to meet Siachen avalanche lone survivor Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital. He is the lone survivor out of group of ten Indian soldiers who were wiped out by an avalanche in the Siachen last week. Modi, along with Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, interacted with the doctors, who treated the soldier.