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Three militants, soldier killed during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama; operation underway
India

Three militants, soldier killed during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama; operation underway

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the site. Four militants were killed in another encounter in Shopian

Four militants killed, one surrenders in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian
India

Four militants killed, one surrenders in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

Two of the four militants were involved in the abduction and killing of a panch from Khanmoh area of the city, police said

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC
Entertainment

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC

A recurrent demand of the fraternity has been to contain CBFC’s role to certification and categorisation of films based on target audience and demography, as is the practice in mature democracies, shedding the paternalistic approach to censoring and seeking amendments in films.

One soldier killed, terrorist gunned down in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama
India

One soldier killed, terrorist gunned down in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

The identity and affiliation of the militant is yet to be ascertained. An AK-47 rifle and grenades were recovered from the encounter site

Indian Army chief tells troops to be prepared for any ‘eventuality’ amid border tensions with China
India

Indian Army chief tells troops to be prepared for any ‘eventuality’ amid border tensions with China

The army has deployed around 40,000 troops along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh to tackle the heavy build up by the Chinese

Permanent Commission for women officers fair; with army's selection standard, equal command structure is viable
India

Permanent Commission for women officers fair; with army's selection standard, equal command structure is viable

There is much debate on social media and opinion within the Army is divided. Many like me have had women officers serving under us in the most challenging circumstances in Kashmir and elsewhere and vouch for their professional capability and dedication. There are challenges galore awaiting them.

Army receives inputs about terrorists’ plan to attack Amarnath Yatra, shuts Pahalgam route to shrine
India

Army receives inputs about terrorists’ plan to attack Amarnath Yatra, shuts Pahalgam route to shrine

Inputs about the plan to attack Amarnath Yatra come shortly after the Shopian encounter on Friday, in which three terrorists, including a JeM commander, were killed

Teen, parents killed as Pakistan shells forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch
India

Teen, parents killed as Pakistan shells forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Indian Army officials said that a shell landed on the family's house in Karmara in Golpur Sector, killing Mohd Rafiq (58), his wife Rafia Bi (50) and son Irfan (15)

‘No power can capture an inch of India’s soil’: Rajnath Singh says talks with China likely to resolve Ladakh stand-off
World

‘No power can capture an inch of India’s soil’: Rajnath Singh says talks with China likely to resolve Ladakh stand-off

Tensions between India and China spiked after violent clashes between soldiers in the Galwan valley on 15 June in which 20 Indian troops were killed.

Six Naga militants killed, one soldier injured in clash near Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh
India

Six Naga militants killed, one soldier injured in clash near Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh

One soldier is injured but stable. Security forces recovered six assault rifles, 500 bullets and two homemade bombs from the rebels.

Indian Army asks personnel to delete 89 apps, including Facebook and Instagram, say reports
India

Indian Army asks personnel to delete 89 apps, including Facebook and Instagram, say reports

The personnel have been asked to remove these applications by 15 July and have been warned of strict action if they don't comply, said reports.

Supreme Court gives Centre a month to grant permanent commission to all women army officers
India

Supreme Court gives Centre a month to grant permanent commission to all women army officers

In a landmark verdict on 17 February, the top court had directed that women officers in the army be granted permanent commission and command postings

One terrorist killed, three security personnel injured in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama
India

One terrorist killed, three security personnel injured in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

On a tip off about presence of militants in Pulwama, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, which turned into an encounter after militants opened fire

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'
India

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit to Ladakh on Friday, signalling India's firmness in dealing with the border row with China in several areas of the region

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag; identities, affiliations not yet ascertained
India

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag; identities, affiliations not yet ascertained

security forces launched a cordon and search operation in an area within the Anantnag district following information about the presence of militants

Chinese military gets approval to run clinical tests of experimental Coronavirus vaccine on human being
science

Chinese military gets approval to run clinical tests of experimental Coronavirus vaccine on human being

AMS’ candidate, named ARCoV, uses mRNA technology, an approach also used by Moderna Inc in the United States and German firm CureVac.

Ladakh faceoff: India, China corps commanders hold second round of talks for nearly 11 hours, review situation along LAC
World

Ladakh faceoff: India, China corps commanders hold second round of talks for nearly 11 hours, review situation along LAC

India on Monday strongly raised with China the "premediated" attack on Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley and demanded immediate withdrawal of Chinese troops from all friction points in eastern Ladakh, during the second round of Lt General-level talks

Indian Army soldier killed as Pakistan shells forward posts along LoC, International Border in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Indian Army soldier killed as Pakistan shells forward posts along LoC, International Border in Jammu and Kashmir

An Indian Army jawan was killed as Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortar shells at forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir

Disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy: Manmohan Singh to Narendra Modi after PM denies Chinese incursion into India
World

Disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy: Manmohan Singh to Narendra Modi after PM denies Chinese incursion into India

Commenting on the Ladakh face-off, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said PM Narendra Modi must be mindful of the implications of his words and cannot allow China to use them as a vindication of its position