The area, located at an altitude of 14,500 feet, had been witnessing inclement weather with heavy snowfall since the last few days.
New Delhi: Paying tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I which ended a century ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India was committed to peace and pledged to create an atmosphere where wars don’t occur. President Ram Nath Kovind also saluted the Indian soldiers “for their sacrifice in East Africa […]
Panaji: Protesting against the mutilation of the bodies of Indian soldiers, the Congress in Goa on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 56-inch chest had now shrunk to 56-millimetres. At a protest here, Goa Mahila Congress president Sunita Verenkar also said that women members of the party were collecting bangles to present to Union Minister […]
Kolkata: To make Indian soldiers conversant with the Chinese language, the Visva-Bharati University has started a certificate-level course recently. The university’s “Cheena Bhavan” has been entrusted with the task of teaching the language to the soldiers, officiating vice-chancellor of the university Swapan Kumar Dutta said. Dutta told PTI, “This is a certificate course in Chinese […]
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir border was quiet Sunday, a day after Pakistani shelling killed two Indian soldiers and a civilian and forced hundreds to flee their homes along the frontier.
Srinagar: Indian and Chinese army personnel on Friday observed the International Day of Yoga, performing Yoga ‘asanas’ on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of Yoga Day was conducted in Chushul and DBO sectors of eastern Ladakh, a defence […]
Drass: Raised by their mothers on the stories of their braveheart fathers who sacrificed their lives in the 1999 Kargil war, sons of three war heroes have joined their regiments in the Army. Sepoy Amarpreet Singh, Sepoy Bakhtwar Singh and Lieutenant Hitesh Kumar, sons of Naik Subedar Surjeet Singh, Naik Subedar Ravail Singh and Naik […]
New Delhi: Actor Vidyut Jammwal on Sunday posted a picture with a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper he met in Delhi. Posting on Instagram the image in which he is seen smiling along side the soldier, Vidyut wrote: “While waiting for a friend, this CISF soldier approached me and praised me for my martial […]
Jaipur: Two Indian soldiers have been taken into custody from the Jodhpur railway station on charges of sharing crucial information with a Pakistan-based woman ISI agent. According to officials, both the jawans were going to their village from Pokhran when intelligence officials took them into custody from Jodhpur railway station on Tuesday. The officials confirmed […]
New Delhi: Indian and Chinese soldiers were injured during a face-off along the boundary in north Sikkim, sources said. Four Indian soldiers and half a dozen of Chinese troops were injured during the confrontation on Saturday which took place at Naku La sector, ahead of Muguthang, a pass at a height of more than 5,000 […]
New Delhi: Indian Army troopers were outnumbered by 1:5 when they came under attack from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers at patrolling point number 14 in Galwan Valley on the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. “We were outnumbered,” admitted an Indian Army officer, talking about the clash on the ridge near the […]
New Delhi: All Indian soldiers involved in the deadly clashes with the Chinese army at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night have been accounted for, the Indian Army said on Thursday evening. Ten Indian Army personnel including two Majors were released by the Chinese military on Thursday evening following three days of […]
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday saluted the valour and grit of the Indian soldiers on the occasion of 21st anniversary of the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’. Shah took to Twitter and said that ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ is a symbol of India’s proud, valour and steadfast leadership. “Kargil Vijay Diwas is a symbol […]