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Galwan Valley clash: Rs 5 crore ex-gratia, residential plot, government job for wife of Col Santosh Babu, announces K Chandrasekar Rao
India

Galwan Valley clash: Rs 5 crore ex-gratia, residential plot, government job for wife of Col Santosh Babu, announces K Chandrasekar Rao

The Telangana government will give Rs 5 crore to the family of 39-year old Colonel Bikkumalla Santosh Babu and Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the 19 other soldiers who were killed in the high altitude border clash with the Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley

India-China standoff in Ladakh: A look back at Beijing's 2019 white paper on defence and security strategy
India

India-China standoff in Ladakh: A look back at Beijing's 2019 white paper on defence and security strategy

On Wednesday, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper on China’s defence and security posture.

India, China agree to resolve dispute over Ladakh LAC peacefully; senior military leaders from both sides hold talks
World

India, China agree to resolve dispute over Ladakh LAC peacefully; senior military leaders from both sides hold talks

India and China agreed on Friday to resolve a dispute over their shared border in the Ladakh region through diplomatic channels, the Indian foreign affairs ministry said

Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage
India

Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage

Classified documents related to the movement and deployment of the Indian Army were recovered from the two officials of High Commission of Pakistan when they were apprehended for indulging in espionage activities

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt
India

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt

The Army was deployed in Kolkata and neighbouring districts on Saturday for the restoration of essential infrastructure and services in the wake of the destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan, a defence official said.

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world
India

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world

Such a voluntary three-year-stint in the army would be distinct from a permanent job in the armed forces, which entails pension and other such benefits.

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district; operation underway
India

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district; operation underway

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.

Four Indian Army personnel, one policeman killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara
India

Four Indian Army personnel, one policeman killed in encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara

Five security force personnel, including a Colonel and a Major and a police officer, were killed in the gunbattle with terrorists in Handwara in north Kashmir

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; gun battle still underway
India

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; gun battle still underway

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday

Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch; 15th consecutive day of cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch; 15th consecutive day of cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Army resorted to intense shelling on forward posts and villages along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir

Coronavirus Outbreak and the migrant exodus: Time to act was yesterday; army must help manage humanitarian crisis
India

Coronavirus Outbreak and the migrant exodus: Time to act was yesterday; army must help manage humanitarian crisis

The movement of migrants will ensure that the coronavirus outbreak is distributed across the country. The ISBTs and inter-state border between economically well-off states and poor states have become the new hotspots

At least three unidentified militants killed in overnight encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
India

At least three unidentified militants killed in overnight encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

At least three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said on Wednesday

Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy
India

Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy

Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Monday reignited an age-old debate over the domination of aircraft carriers over submarines and vice versa by indicating that the Indian Navy's long-standing demand for a third supercarrier will be on the backburner for a while

Submarines a priority over aircraft carriers for navy, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat; announces plan to look at overseas bases for logistics
India

Submarines a priority over aircraft carriers for navy, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat; announces plan to look at overseas bases for logistics

India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said

'Absolute exclusion of women from command in Army is illegal': Supreme Court dismisses Centre appeals against Delhi HC verdict
India

'Absolute exclusion of women from command in Army is illegal': Supreme Court dismisses Centre appeals against Delhi HC verdict

Absolute exclusion of women from command appointments in the Indian Army is against Article 14 and unjustified, the Supreme Court said in a judgement on Monday, calling denying permanent commission based on years of service 'a travesty of justice'

SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners
India

SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday regarding the permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Army, possible paving the way for allowing women in combat roles

Diplomats from 25 countries reach Srinagar weeks after EU defers vote on anti-CAA resolution; delegation will meet politicians, fruit growers
World

Diplomats from 25 countries reach Srinagar weeks after EU defers vote on anti-CAA resolution; delegation will meet politicians, fruit growers

Diplomats of 25 countries including those from Germany, Canada, France and Afghanistan, on Wednesday reached Kashmir to witness the ground situation in the region after the abrogation of Article 370

2,335 ceasefire violations along LoC in Jammu region from May 2019 till January, 17 army men died due to avalanches, MoS Shripad Naik tells RS
India

2,335 ceasefire violations along LoC in Jammu region from May 2019 till January, 17 army men died due to avalanches, MoS Shripad Naik tells RS

There have been 2,335 incidents of ceasefire violation along the LoC in Jammu region between 30 May last year and 20 January this year, said Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik

Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO
science

Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO

The company's statement, "We will now redirect our investment from XSP to other Boeing programs that span the sea, air and space domains."