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35-40 Chinese troops spotted along LAC in U’khand dist | India News

DEHRADUN: Approximately 35-40 personnel of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China recently visited the LAC opposite Barahoti area in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, sources said. However, they couldn’t confirm if they intruded on the Indian side. “This is the latest case of Chinese activity near Barahoti. They came in horses four to five days ago …

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India, Pakistan forces exchange Eid sweets for first time since Pulwama | India News

JAMMU/AMRITSAR: The Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday exchanged sweets and pleasantries with their Pakistani counterparts on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha at different border posts in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab for the first time since the Pulwama attack in 2019. Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Devender Anand said, “Indian Army and …

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Army, BSF exchange sweets with Pakistan counterparts on Eid-ul-Adha | India News

JAMMU: Indian Army and BSF on Wednesday exchanged sweets and pleasantries with Pakistani counterparts along International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) across Jammu region to mark celebrations of Eid-ul-Adha. PRO Defence Jammu Lt Col Devender Anand said, “Indian Army and Pakistan Army exchanged sweets on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha at the Line …

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DRDO successfully tests ‘fire & forget’ anti-tank missile | India News

NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully flight-tested an indigenously developed low-weight, fire-and-forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The missile is being seen as one which will give a major push to ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat‘, and strengthen the Indian Army. “All mission objectives were met. The missile (MPATGM) has already been …

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Indian Army holds workshop for village defence committee at Sangiot-Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir | India News

JAMMU: The Indian Army organised an interactive workshop with the village defence committee (VDC) members of Sangiot in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir. “During the workshop, the members displayed their training prowess and skills in weapon handling. The Indian Army assisted all the members of VDC in further improving their self-defence capabilities and laid emphasis …

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Army grants permanent commission to 147 more women SSC officers | India News

NEW DELHI: A total of 147 additional women short service commission (SSC) officers of the Indian Army have been granted permanent commission as per the revised parameters set by the Supreme Court in March this year, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. The Supreme Court on March 25 had said the Army’s evaluation criteria for …

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Monitoring activities by PLA: Army on eastern Ladakh situation | India News

NEW DELHI: There has been no attempt by the Indian or the Chinese side to occupy the areas in eastern Ladakh from where they disengaged in February and both sides are engaged in talks to resolve the remaining issues in the region, the Army said on Wednesday. The Army said it has been monitoring activities …

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How Agra hero braved bullets to capture key Point during Kargil war | India News

LUCKNOW: Hours after the legendary Captain Vikram Batra of 13 JAK RIF and his men crushed the enemy at a height of 16,087 feet to capture Point 4875 Mushkoh Valley, a team of paratroopers based in Agra was airlifted to Ladakh. Led by a Major from Agra, the men were ordered to capture Point 4700. …

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Early completion of disengagement could pave way for de-escalation: India on eastern Ladakh | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday reiterated that only early completion of disengagement in the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh could pave the way for both Indian and Chinese troops to consider de-escalation and ensure full restoration of peace and tranquillity in the border areas. At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi …

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