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Indian army eliminates 2 terrorists in J&K’s Kupwara trying to infiltrate along LoC
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Indian army eliminates 2 terrorists in J&K’s Kupwara trying to infiltrate along LoC

Kupwara: Two terrorists were gunned down as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, sources said.The search operation was underway in the area at the time of filing this report. “On specific intelligence input, a joint search operation was launched by the Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police in the general area of Amrohi, Tangdhar, and Kupwara on May 15, 2024,” read a post on the official X handle of the army’s Chinar Corps. Show Full Article During the subsequent search operation, two pistols, ammunition and other war-like stores were recovered, the post added. This is a developing story and further updates are awaited.Earlier, on May 9, t...
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China In Violation Of Agreements, Very Abnormal Deployment Along LAC: EAM Jaishankar

India-China Border Standoff: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday raised concerns over the abnormal deployment of forces at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China. Emphasising the paramount importance of national security, Jaishankar highlighted India's response to the Galwan clash and the subsequent counter-deployment of forces. In an address at an event organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Kolkata, Jaishankar recalled former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's visit to China in 1988 as a crucial step towards normalising bilateral relations. "There was a clear understanding that we will discuss our boundary differences but we will maintain peace and tranquillity on the border. And the rest of the relationship will carry on," ...
Retired Indian Army Colonel working with UN killed in Rafah, Israel orders probe
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Retired Indian Army Colonel working with UN killed in Rafah, Israel orders probe

New Delhi: A former Indian Army Colonel, who had joined the United Nations (UN) about two months ago and was deputed to Gaza, was killed in Rafah Monday while travelling in a clearly marked UN vehicle — becoming what is believed to be the first “international” casualty of the Israel onslaught against Hamas. The white van with the UN flag in front and UN lettering stamped was targeted when staff members were en route to the European Hospital in Rafah. Additionally, another UN staff member sustained injuries and is currently under treatment. Israel has launched an inquiry into the incident.  Show Full Article Waibhav Anil Kale was a retired Colonel of the Indian Army from the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles and had taken premature retiremen...
Modi govt sets timeline for theaterisation, work being sped up
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Modi govt sets timeline for theaterisation, work being sped up

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has set a time frame of one year from the swearing-in of the new government next month for rolling out theaterisation, ThePrint has learnt.Sources in the defence and security establishment told ThePrint that the government is very clear that it wants theaterisation rolled out and expects the armed forces to come up with a structure within the set time frame. Theaterisation will see unified or theatre commands rather than individual ones and will be the biggest military reform the country has ever seen. Show Full Article As first reported by ThePrint in July last year, the plan is to set up two integrated theatre commands to take on Pakistan and China, with the first to come up opposite western...
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India-France to hold 7th edition of Exercise ‘Shakti’ from May 13-26 – Times of India

In a bid to strengthen defence ties, India and France will conduct the 7th edition of the Joint Military Exercise 'Shakti' from May 13-26 in the Umroi region of Meghalaya.The exercise aims to enhance the joint military capacity of both sides to undertake Multi-Domain Operations in a Sub Conventional scenario, the Indian Army said.Additionally, the joint exercise will facilitate the development of interoperability bonhomie, and camaraderie between the Armed Forces of both nations.Indian Army shared details of the upcoming exercise saying, "Exercise #Shakti 2024 The 7th Edition of Joint Military Exercise between #India & #France will be conducted from 13 to 26 May 2024 in #Umroi, #Meghalaya. The aim of the exercise is to enhance joint military capability of both sides to undertake Mul...
Army Dental Centre of Research & Referral celebrates silver jubilee
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Army Dental Centre of Research & Referral celebrates silver jubilee

New Delhi: The Army Dental Centre of Research & Referral (ADC R&R), the largest dental establishment of the Armed Forces, celebrated its silver jubilee on 01 May 2024.General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command Lieutenant General MK Katiyar visited the Dental Centre on the occasion and released a Special Postal Cover. The centre offers post-graduate training in five specialties of dentistry, including oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics and crown and bridge, periodontics and oral implantology, conservative dentistry and endodontics, Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics. It has also pioneered the use of Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen minimal sedation for anxiolysis and analgesia during minor oral surgical and rehabilitative treatments in all age groups in the Armed...
Conventional military force no more deciding factor, says Army chief. Calls for self-reliance
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Conventional military force no more deciding factor, says Army chief. Calls for self-reliance

New Delhi: Alluding to change in the character of warfare, Indian Army chief General Manoj Pande on Tuesday said that conventional force ratios — the measure of military strength and superiority in the past — stand largely blunted in today’s changed scenario.Surveillance and precision are scoring over fire and manoeuvre, and the light and small are prevailing over the large and heavy, he said, adding that warfare had transcended into new domains such as space, cyber, electromagnetic spectrum and information. “The imperative of technology infusion into warfighting systems and to keep pace with technological progression, remains enduring to this day. The impact of external dependency for critical components, supply chain disruptions and weaponisation of denial regimes came to the fore, du...