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Army to pay homage to heroes of 1971 war from India and Bangladesh on Vijay Diwas
India

Army to pay homage to heroes of 1971 war from India and Bangladesh on Vijay Diwas

The Eastern Command will host 30 Mukti Joddhas (Freedom Fighters) and six serving members of Bangladesh Defence forces on 16 December this year

Indian Army endorses govt's decision to tax disability pension, says number of personnel seeking benefit has risen
India

Indian Army endorses govt's decision to tax disability pension, says number of personnel seeking benefit has risen

The army's reaction came hours after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's office tweeted a letter, saying unscrupulous personnel have gained from disability benefits

Vijay Diwas in Bangladesh: Dhaka posthumously honours 12 Indian soldiers for sacrificing their lives in 1971 war
World

Vijay Diwas in Bangladesh: Dhaka posthumously honours 12 Indian soldiers for sacrificing their lives in 1971 war

Bangladesh on Sunday honoured 12 Indian war veterans as it celebrated the country's 'Victory Day', marking its emergence as an independent nation following the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan.

Vijay Diwas: India's success in 1971 War is cause for celebration, but introspection on defence preparedness also needed
India

Vijay Diwas: India's success in 1971 War is cause for celebration, but introspection on defence preparedness also needed

Vijay Diwas was one such event in India’s modern history when it could truly sit back and bask in the glory achieved by its armed forces.

Donald Trump's 'refusal' of invitation to Republic Day function should not undo gradual uptick in India-US ties
India

Donald Trump's 'refusal' of invitation to Republic Day function should not undo gradual uptick in India-US ties

It has taken India decades to get over an innate suspicion of the United States. It would seem to be a pity to waste it all due to the Republic Day controversy.

Ahead of Air Force day, IAF's MiG-29 upgrade gains strength and ferocity with features of mid-air refuelling, multi-dimensional attack
India

Ahead of Air Force day, IAF's MiG-29 upgrade gains strength and ferocity with features of mid-air refuelling, multi-dimensional attack

The Indian Air Force's beast — MiG-29 — has gained in strength and ferocity after an upgrade, giving the force, which is battling a shortage of fighter aircraft, a much-needed boost, according to officials.

Bangladesh tribunal sentences six to death for helping Pakistani troops carry out 1971 genocide
World

Bangladesh tribunal sentences six to death for helping Pakistani troops carry out 1971 genocide

A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Wednesday sentenced to death six hardline Islamists for committing crimes against humanity and carrying out the genocide in 1971.

Indira Gandhi had more success in Kashmir than any other PM, a bad ending shouldn't overshadow her record
Politics

Indira Gandhi had more success in Kashmir than any other PM, a bad ending shouldn't overshadow her record

On her birth centenary, however, it is worth recalling that Indira’s overall record of responding to the challenge in Kashmir was far more effective than that of any other prime minister.

Bangladesh: Three Islamists get death penalty, five others get life for involvement in 1971 war crimes
World

Bangladesh: Three Islamists get death penalty, five others get life for involvement in 1971 war crimes

Three Islamists were handed down the death penalty while five others were given life imprisonment by a special tribunal in Bangladesh for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 liberation war with Pakistan