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Jul 07, 2016
History of World War 1 Sikh soldiers to be preserved onlineAs the world marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in human history, hitherto unknown tales of Sikhs during The Great War (1914-18) are being captured for the first time using the latest in mapping technology and a crowd-sourcing initiative to preserve family stories that were at risk of being lost forever.
Jul 05, 2016
Euro 2016: Battle-hardened Ukraine soldiers stage own frontline tournamentAs football fans prepare for the climax of the Euro 2016 tournament in France, battle-hardened Ukrainian troops are playing their own tournament against locals near the front in the war-scarred east.
Mar 28, 2016
JNU protests, Afzal Guru's hanging and Kunan-Poshpora case: None of us know the real KashmirDid the demonstrations against Afzal Guru’s execution held at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on 9 February, and the proceeding spiral of controversies, wake you up to the issue of Kashmir's independence?
Feb 23, 2016
Parliament pays tributes to nation's departed soldiersOn Tuesday, the Parliament paid tributes to soldiers killed in terror attacks or while securing the nation's boundaries, as Budget Session commenced with the joint address to both Houses by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Feb 14, 2016
Bodies of 9 soldiers killed in Siachen avalanche likely to be brought to Delhi on MondayThe bodies of nine Siachen bravehearts, who were buried alive in an avalanche that struck their post on the world's highest battlefield, are likely to be brought to New Delhi on Monday, if weather permits.
Feb 08, 2016
Body of one of the ten soldiers killed in avalanche recovered from SiachenArmy on Monday recovered body of one of the 10 soldiers who died in an avalanche in Siachen Glacier six days back.
Feb 05, 2016
Efforts on to look for bodies of soldiers buried in Siachen after avalancheFor the third day on Friday, teams of army and air force continued to dig into a huge mass of snow to recover bodies of 10 army personnel in Siachen.
Jan 12, 2016
Philippines welcomes more US forces to counter ChinaThe 10-year agreement, signed in 2014 but not implemented due to legal challenges, will see more US troops and warships rotate through the Philippines.
Aug 28, 2015
President Mukherjee, PM Modi pay tributes to 1965 Indo-Pak war martyrsPresident Pranab Mukherjee on Friday laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti to pay tribute to the soldiers as India marked the 50th year of the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war.
Aug 24, 2015
Kashmiris suffer as India, Pakistan trade fireOn the face of it these villages in the Jammu region of Indian Kashmir seem idyllic, but over the last two weeks these villages have been witness to an angry exchange of fire and mortar shells between Indian and Pakistani soldiers. This isn't the first time that these villages have borne the brunt of the animosity between India and archrival Pakistan. And this likely won't be the last.