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
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'
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
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 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
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 summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh over alleged "ceasefire violations" by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC)
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
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 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
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
A security personnel stands guard during a strike in Downtown Srinagar after authorities imposed restrictions in the parts of Srinagar.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday expressed grief over the death of two civilians during an encounter between militants and security 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.
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.
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 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.
Three Afghan civilians were killed and nine others injured in a shooting at a mosque in Paktia province, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
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.