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Indian Army chooses SBI as its banker

Indian Army chooses SBI as its banker

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army on Thursday joined hands with the State bank of India (SBI) on the Defence Salary Package, which will include free personal accident death and total disability cover.“A number of additional facilities have been incorporated in the revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which includes free personal accident death

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath

Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath

JAMMU: The fifth batch of 4,047 pilgrims, including 808 women, on Monday left from here for the Kashmir Valley to pay obeisance at the 3,880-metre high cave shrine of Amarnath, a police official said. So far, 13,816 pilgrims had visited the cave shrine from the twin routes traditional 36-km Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

SRINAGAR: Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bulletproof bunkers have been deployed as part of the ‘biggestever’ security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday. Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the

Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah

Pak cricketer trolled for heckling soldiers at Wagah

New Delhi/Amritsar – Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali was trolled on social media after a video showed him heckling Indian soldiers at the Attari-Wagah border Sunday. The undated video, which circulated on social media and was picked up by several news organisations, showed Ali flexing his muscles at Indian soldiers not pictured in the video-amid hoots and

BSF seizes 11-kg heroin worth Rs 55 cr along Indo-Pak border

BSF seizes 11-kg heroin worth Rs 55 cr along Indo-Pak border

Amritsar – BSF personnel on Thursday seized 11 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar Sector, an official of the force said on Thursday. BSF troops posted at the Ramkot outpost noticed some suspicious movement of Pakistani smugglers across the border security fence last night, he said.“At around 2:15 am in the area

Army files counter-FIR in Shopian firing

Army files counter-FIR in Shopian firingThe Indian Army has filed a counter-FIR in response to the one lodged by the Jammu and Kashmir police in connection with the killing of two civilians in Shopian district, according to sources. On January 27, two civilians were killed and nine others injured reportedly after the army opened fire

No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border this Republic Day

No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border this Republic Day

Amritsar – The Border Security Force (BSF) today refused to exchange sweets and greetings with Pakistani Rangers at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day. In a departure from the past, sweets were not exchanged due to heightened tension between the nations along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu

Pak violates ceasefire

Soldier killed as Pak violates ceasefire in J-K’s Mendhar

Soldier killed as Pak violates ceasefire in J-K’s Mendhar. A 25-year-old Indian Army soldier Chandan Kumar Rai lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Sunday.The Indian Army said that they retaliated strongly and effectively after Pakistan initiated unprovoked and

Indian Army destroys Pakistani post, kills 7 Pak soldiers

Indian Army destroys Pakistani post, kills 7 Pak soldiers

Seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were today killed and four others injured as the Indian Army retaliated to a ceasefire violation in Mendhar sector and destroyed a Pakistani post along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.”Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC and resorted to shelling on forward posts in

Pulwama attack: Militants used armour piercing bullets

Pulwama attack: Militants used armour piercing bullets

The indian security get shocked in Jammu and Kashmir, when the three militants who carried out Fidayeen attack in Lethpora on December 31 had used bullets that pierced the body armour of the troopers. This is for the first time that such bullets have been used in any militant attack across India. The three Jaish-e-Mohammed Fedayeen members

BSF jawan attains martyrdom on his birthday at Samba border

BSF jawan attains martyrdom on his birthday at Samba border

BSF jawan attains martyrdom on his birthday at Samba border. Pakistan sniper killed BSF jawan on his birthday at Samba border. An Unprovoked firing happen on the border of Jammu and Kashmir between the BSF Jawans and Pakistani sniper on Wednesday. In which Border Security Force jawan Hazra’s attained martyrdom on his birthday as source said. The 51-year-old jawan

Army pays tribute to Jagsir Singh martyred in Pak shelling

Army pays tribute to Jagsir Singh martyred in Pak shelling

Army pays tribute to Jagsir Singh martyred in Pak shelling JAMMU: The Army on Monday bid farewell to Sepoy Jagsir Singh who was killed in Sunday’s ceasefire violation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. A wreath laying ceremony was organised in honour of the soldier, who laid down his life guarding the nation’s frontiers

Militants hideout busted in Reasi Dist, arms and ammunition recovered

Militants hideout busted in Reasi Dist, arms and ammunition recovered Udhampur  (J&K) 27 Dec – Acting on specific information, Army and J&K Police launched a search operation in General area Shergari Nala and recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout concealed in the rugged terrain along the Pir Panjal range. Trained sniffer dogs and metal detectors were also used in

Bathinda: Lance Naik Kuldeep Singh’s last rites ceremony performed

Last rites ceremony of Lance Naik Kuldeep Singh performed at Bathinda, who was lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri day before yesterday. The Indian Army on Sunday said that the bodies of the four army personnel killed in the ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keri sector day before

3 Pakistani nabbed, crossing the Indo-Pak border

3 Pakistani nabbed, crossing the Indo-Pak border

3 Pakistani nabbed, crossing the Indo-Pak border Ajnala (December 20) –  BSF Battalion 70 has arrested the 3 citizens of Pakistan, who cross the Indo-Pak border illegally form BOP Saharan. According to the source, BSF soldiers booked the 3 Pakistani who across the border from Pakistan. During the investigation accused are identified as Mohammad Abass Ghummi

Shraddha Kapoor posted picture

Shraddha Kapoor posted a picture of Indian Army and got trolled

Shraddha Kapoor posted picture: Shraddha Kapoor’s recent tweet faced a troll attack almost instantly after posting it. She tweeted two photos, which she claimed to be of Indian Army withstanding harsh cold weather conditions in Siachen Glacier to protect the country. She tried to be respectful towards the Indian Army for their survival powers and

Bag with 3 grenades found near Khemkaran BSF base

Bag with 3 grenades found near Khemkaran BSF base

Khem karan – A bag containing three grenades and nine magazines of AK-47 rifles was found near the Border Security Force’s 14 Battalion headquarters in Khemkaran on Saturday night. Battalion commandant Varun Partap said, “The black bag containing the ammunition was found hidden near the boundary wall of the BSF building.” He added, “The recovery was

India's first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first-of-its-kind Military Literature Festival on Sunday concluded in Chandigarh, with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh expressing hope it would prove instrumental in motivating the youth to join the Army. Delivering the valedictory address at the festival, Singh said though he was in favour of organising a historical literature festival, Punjab Governor V P Singh

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 Indo-China war, with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday, calling upon the present political establishment to ensure that the defence forces are fully prepared now, in view of the fresh