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Anand Mahindra backs TOD' proposal for civilians; Group may recruit those who serve in Indian Army for 3 years
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Anand Mahindra backs TOD' proposal for civilians; Group may recruit those who serve in Indian Army for 3 years

The Indian Army is considering a proposal--'Tour of Duty' (ToD) or 'Three Years Short Service' scheme, under which civilians could be allowed to join the force for a three-year tenure as officers and in other ranks for a variety of roles, even frontline fighters.

Indian Army considering 'game-changing' proposal of three-year tenure for civilians, say top military sources
India

Indian Army considering 'game-changing' proposal of three-year tenure for civilians, say top military sources

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is considering a proposal to allow civilians including young working professionals to join the force for a three-year tenure as officers and in other ranks for a variety of roles, even of front-line fighters.

Death of 7 civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam: Amnesty India calls for 'impartial investigation'
India

Death of 7 civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam: Amnesty India calls for 'impartial investigation'

The Amnesty India Wednesday said there should be an "independent and impartial" investigation into the death recently of seven civilians in a blast at Kulgam district in South Kashmir and those responsible for it should be brought to justice.

Two militants killed, four civilians injured in gunfight in J&K's Shopian; gunman's father dies of shock after news of encounter
India

Two militants killed, four civilians injured in gunfight in J&K's Shopian; gunman's father dies of shock after news of encounter

A security personnel was injured in a gunbattle with militants while three civilians were hurt during clashes with law enforcement agencies near the encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Pakistan violated ceasefire over 600 times in 2017, says Home Ministry official
India

Pakistan violated ceasefire over 600 times in 2017, says Home Ministry official

Pakistan has violated the ceasefire over 600 times so far in 2017, the highest in the last one decade, an official said

Six civilians injured as Pakistan troops target Indian border outposts and villages in Jammu and Samba
India

Six civilians injured as Pakistan troops target Indian border outposts and villages in Jammu and Samba

After a two-day lull in cross-border firing and shelling, Pakistani troops targeted Indian border outposts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Samba districts on Thursday, injuring six civilians, a senior BSF (Border Security Force) officer said

Pakistan accuses India of over 700 'ceasefire violations' along LoC in 2017; summons DHC
India

Pakistan accuses India of over 700 'ceasefire violations' along LoC in 2017; summons DHC

Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh over alleged "ceasefire violations" by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC)

Air raids in Yemen's capital Sanaa kills 30 civilians; rescue operation underway
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Air raids in Yemen's capital Sanaa kills 30 civilians; rescue operation underway

Air raids on Yemen's rebel-held capital on Wednesday killed more than 30 people, including civilians, local and international aid organisations said.

Pakistan accuses India of committing more than 600 ceasefire violations, resulting in 34 civilian deaths
India

Pakistan accuses India of committing more than 600 ceasefire violations, resulting in 34 civilian deaths

Pakistan Thursday accused India of committing more than 600 ceasefire violations in 2017, which resulted in the killing of over 34 Pakistani civilians

Afghan police launch search operation for villagers abducted by suspected Taliban militants
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Afghan police launch search operation for villagers abducted by suspected Taliban militants

Afghan police on Sunday launched a search and rescue operation two days after at least 70 villagers were kidnapped by suspected Taliban militants in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar

Over 330,000 deaths recorded since start of conflict in Syria, says human rights group
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Over 330,000 deaths recorded since start of conflict in Syria, says human rights group

More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said

Kashmir unrest: Restriction imposed in parts of Srinagar after two civilians were killed in encounter
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Kashmir unrest: Restriction imposed in parts of Srinagar after two civilians were killed in encounter

A security personnel stands guard during a strike in Downtown Srinagar after authorities imposed restrictions in the parts of Srinagar.

Anantnag encounter: Mehbooba Mufti expresses grief over civilian deaths
India

Anantnag encounter: Mehbooba Mufti expresses grief over civilian deaths

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday expressed grief over the death of two civilians during an encounter between militants and security forces

Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces
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Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province.

Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.

Kashmir unrest: Army opens fire as vehicle jumps checkpost, injures two civilians
India

Kashmir unrest: Army opens fire as vehicle jumps checkpost, injures two civilians

Two civilians were injured on Friday when army personnel opened fire on their vehicle after it did not stop at a check-point in north Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri district, Indian Army retaliates
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri district, Indian Army retaliates

Pakistan violated the ceasefire by shelling mortars and firing small arms on forward posts and civilians areas along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Afghan mosque shooting kills three civilians; govt declares national day of mourning
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Afghan mosque shooting kills three civilians; govt declares national day of mourning

Three Afghan civilians were killed and nine others injured in a shooting at a mosque in Paktia province, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Mosul: 100,000 children trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in Islamic State-held areas
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Mosul: 100,000 children trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in Islamic State-held areas

About 100,000 children are trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in the remaining Islamic State-held enclave in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the United Nations said on Monday.