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Blow To BTS Averted! When Jungkook Cried And Urged This Member To Not Leave Group

There was a time when Jungkook of the insanely popular Korean boy-band, BTS, had shed tears for another member of the group! The member that we are talking about here is the 'sunshine' of the septet, Jung Hoseok, popular as J-Hope.

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BTS RM Asks Not To Target ARMY Over Allegations of Manipulating Music Charts

Topping the musical charts worldwide has become a regular feat for the seven-member K-Pop boy group BTS. Be it their song 'Dynamite', 'Butter' or 'Permission To Dance', BTS songs always take over the top spot after their release. However, BTS ARMY was recently accused of manipulating music charts to help the globally famous K-pop septet hold their top spots.

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SC Slams Army For 'Indirect Discrimination' Of Women Officers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said “the structures of our society has been created by males for males”, and “equality will be farce” if change does not occur and women get equal opportunity The apex court was directing the Centre to consider granting permanent commission (PC) to women army officers, within a month […]

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Army On High Alert Along Border With China: Army Chief Gen Naravane

New Delhi: Indian Army is on high alert not only in Eastern Ladakh but across the Northern Border with China, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday. In an annual presser, General Naravane said: “We have gone into a winter deployment situation… We (India and China) will reach amicable solutions. However, we […]

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Army Gears Up For Winter In Eastern Ladakh; Biggest Operation In Decades To Stock Supplies

New Delhi: In its biggest military logistics operation in decades, the Indian Army has rushed tanks, heavy weaponry, ammunition, fuel, food and essential winter supplies to high-altitude areas in eastern Ladakh to maintain its combat readiness through the treacherous winter of around four months, military sources said on Sunday. They said Chief of Army Staff […]

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Not In Battle, 22 Army Men Died In 3 Years On High Altitude Duty

New Delhi: In a shocking revelation, 22 Indian soldiers have lost their lives without any battle in the last three years because of their duty in highly treacherous terrain along the borders in Jammu and Kashmir high altitudes. The causes of the deaths in the Siachen Glacier and other super high altitude areas range from […]

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COVID-19: Anti-Fibrotic Drugs Effective On Patients, Says Army

Mumbai: For the first time in the country, anti-fibrotic drugs have been used to treat patients suffering from COVID-19-related lung fibrosis and breathlessness which has helped in the recovery of four such patients in Maharashtra’s Pune, the Army has said. “The researchers at the Pune-based Army Institute of Cardiothoracic Sciences (AICTS) have found this therapy […]

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Security forces foil Pulwama-like tragedy in Kashmir

Srinagar: A major terror plot was averted in Jammu and Kashmir after the security forces recovered a car laden with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The explosive laden car was said to be placed at a strategic location to target a security forces convoy or a defence installation. The explosive […]

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Army Sends Five Columns To Bengal For Cyclone Amphan Relief Operations

New Delhi: The Indian Army rushed five columns to West Bengal on Saturday to help the state in carrying out relief and rescue operations after cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the eastern state, a senior officer said. In a statement, the Army said: “Based on the West Bengal government’s request, the Army has provided five […]

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Army examining proposal to induct civilians for 'Three Years Short Service'

New Delhi: 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 in diverse areas like logistics and front-line formations. Top military sources said the Army is also considering to induct personnel from […]

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4 Terrorists Killed In Gunfight With Security Forces In J&K

Srinagar: Four terrorists were killed and an army officer injured in a fierce gunfight between security forces and holed up terrorists on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Police said four terrorists have been killed in the encounter between holed up terrorists and the security forces in Guddar village of Kulgam district. “An army […]

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Batchmates At NDA Are Now The Service Chiefs

In the year 1976, when three 17-year-old young and bright lads were undergoing training together at the National Defence Academy(NDA), little did they know that one day they will serve the nation together as heads of the armed forces. After taking charge as Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane has joined his batchmates […]

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Army mulling to re-open Siachen Glacier to tourists

New Delhi: The Army is considering a proposal to re-open Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, in Ladakh for tourists, sources said on Tuesday. Mountaineering expeditions used to be allowed to Siachen till 1984 before the ice-clad high altitude region was militarized following machinations by Pakistan. The sources said the proposal is being considered with […]

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Army To Commission 1st Batch Of Women Soldiers In 2021

New Delhi: The first batch of 100 women soldiers in the Army is likely to be commissioned by March 2021, Army sources said on Wednesday. They said the commissioning will take place after the first batch completes its training, which will commence in December this year. The women soldiers will be commissioned into the Corps […]

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Army foils attack by Pak's BAT, kills at least five

Srinagar: Army has foiled an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) on a forward post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least five to seven intruders, according to a defence spokesman here. The BAT generally comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistani Army and terrorists. […]

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Pakistan-made mine recovered along Amarnath Yatra route: Army

Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen Sarabjit Singh Dhillon said […]

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Dhoni's proposal for training 'under process': Army

New Delhi: The Indian Army is yet to take a decision on cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s request to undergo training with the Parachute Regiment, officials said. According to officials, the proposal of the former India captain is “still under process”. “The Army has not taken any decision yet. The scope, duration, venue and character of […]

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Bill proposing Rs 2 cr ex gratia, 5% job quota to kin of martyrs introduced in LS

New Delhi: A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of martyrs of armed forces, was introduced in Lok Sabha. The bill which proposes a slew of benefits for the dependents […]

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Army begins online registration for recruitment rally in J&K

Jammu: The Army has begun online registration for its ten-day recruitment rally in Jammu and Kashmir from September 1, a defence spokesperson said. The rally, in which all categories of soldiers will be recruited, will be held at the Subsidiary Training Centre (STC) of Jammu and Kashmir Police in Reasi district’s Talwara, he said. Eligible […]

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IAF lead massive ops underway in Arunachal to reach AN-32 crash site

Itanagar: The Indian Air Force, Army and the civil administration of Arunachal Pradesh started a massive operation on Wednesday to reach the site where the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force had crashed on June 3, a defence official said. “The rescue mission of inducting teams to the crash site, by helicopters has begun. […]

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Cyclone Vayu: NCMC takes stock of preparatory measures

New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness for cyclone “Vayu”, which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday. The meeting followed Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) prediction that cyclone Vayu is likely to hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and […]

Army, Arunachal Scouts to move to ground zero to trace AN-32 occupants

Itanagar: The Indian Army and the local Arunachal Scouts are ready to move to ground zero with aid and assistances to establish the status of the 13 occupants of the Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, an official said on Tuesday. The IAF said on Tuesday that […]

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Srinagar-Leh highway re-opens for traffic

Srinagar: The 434 km-long Srinagar-Leh highway was on Sunday re-opened for traffic after remaining closed for over four months. Lieutenant General K.J.S. Dhillon, Commander of the Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps of the Army, flagged off the re-opening of the highway in the presence of senior civil and Border Roads Organisation (BRO) officials. The highway connects the state’s […]

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Naval Commanders to review operations, strategies

New Delhi: The first edition of the three-day biannual Naval Commanders’ conference, to begin in New Delhi on Tuesday, will review major operations undertaken during the past six months, according to a press statement here on Sunday. “The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, material, logistics, human resources, training […]

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After Pakistani intrusion, Indian military on high alert: Services

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF), Army and Navy said on Thursday that they were on high alert and that Pakistani jets tried to target Indian military installations in Jammu and Kashmir a day earlier but were pushed back. Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor told the media at a tri-service press conference that the […]