ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani soldier was killed and two women were injured on Thursday in an alleged cross-border shelling by Indian security forces along the Line of Control (LoC), the Pakistan Army said. The shelling occurred in Baroh and Chirikot sector, the Inter-Services Public Relations, the army’s media wing, said in a statement. In response, […]
JAMMU – Chief of Northern Command Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Thursday reviewed the prevailing security situation in Kashmir and asked the troops to be fully prepared for the emerging security challenges in the region, an Army officer said. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command, accompanied by Lt Gen K J S […]
WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the “worst decision ever made” and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops. Trump has faced a bipartisan backlash since a surprise announcement by the White House on Sunday that Washington was pulling back […]
SRINAGAR – Two militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Awantipora town of Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, a police spokesperson said. It was the first gunfight between militants and the government forces after August 5, the day Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370 was revoked and the […]
Since August 5, sightings of militants has increased. As per police sources, over 450 militant sightings have been reported and there have been around 650 search operations. However, only three operations led to gunfights in which militants were killed.
SRINAGAR – An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with state forces in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the Army said. An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Trumkhal area, in the upper reaches of Ganderbal this morning, an Army official said. He said one militant was […]
NEW DELHI – Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Friday is expected to receive the baton of Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee from outgoing IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa who retires by end of the month. The Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) comprises chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the […]
RAMGARH (JHARKHAND) – Army chief General Bipin Rawat reaffirmed on Wednesday that people were moving around freely in the Kashmir valley and those claiming that there was a shutdown were the ones whose survival depended on militancy. He was interacting with reporters after presenting President’s colours to 29th and 30th battalions of the Punjab Regiment […]
NEW DELHI – Indian security forces have been given full freedom to effectively deal with any infiltration bid along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following inputs that around 450-500 well-trained militants are waiting at launch pads to sneak into the Valley PTI quoting unnamed security sources reported on Monday. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat […]
State forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday.