Two army men killed while foiling infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

Srinagar : Two army personnel were killed in a gunfight with heavily-armed Pakistani infiltrators along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday, officials said. The infiltrators were intercepted in the Khari Thrayat forest when they were trying to sneak into India from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), they said. “Two army soldiers […]

Army will help in the restoration work of Kodagu : Nirmala Sitharaman

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman

Madikeri: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Kodagu to gauge the extent of damage caused by floods and landslides here. Sitharaman has assured that the Indian Army will help in the restoration work being carried out here. Addressing the media, Sitharaman said that the Indian Army will play a major role in providing relief to locals […]

No other country in the world like Indian human rights : Malik

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
V P Malik

Mangaluru : Retired Indian Army chief General V P Malik on Wednesday defended the action of an army major who held a protester as a human shield at the violence-hit Kashmir, that is still on the boil. Participating in an interaction organised by ex-servicemen’s association of Dakshina Kannada at Town Hall, Malik, better known for winning the […]

Soldier from Hassan dies, Belagavi trooper survives J&K avalanche

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Belagavi: A soldier from Hassan district is among 14 troopers who died in a series of avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir on the intervening night of January 25 and 26. Another Army officer from Karnataka, Major Shrihari Kugaji, attached to 115 Battalion of Territorial Army Unit, survived an avalanche that hit an Army post at […]

Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Bandipora

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Srinagar: Two soldiers were injured today in a militant attack on a search party of security forces in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in Shahgund village of Hajin area of the district, security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, a […]

NDA govt compromised with security by releasing Masood Azhar: Digvijay

Monday, September 19th, 2016

New Delhi: With Masood Azhar-led JeM suspected to be behind the Uri attack, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today sought to put the National Democratic Alliance government in the dock, suggesting the earlier NDA regime had “compromised” with national security by releasing the terrorist following the 1999 Indian airlines hijack. In a series of tweets, he […]

Arrest the people who shouted anti-national slogans at AI: Mattaru Rathnakar

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
BJP Udupi

Udupi: “Congress is protecting the anti-national sloganeering issue culprits. Those who have shouted slogans against India and Army should be arrested immediately,” said Udupi district BJP President Mattaru Rathnakar Hegde. In a protest against the lathi charge on ABVP members at Bengaluru and demanding arrest of those who have involved in shouting ainti-national slogans, on […]

Rain and floods claim 15 lives, cause destruction in MP

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Bhopal: Fifteen people have died since Friday across Madhya Pradesh in devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resulting floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday. The authorities have enlisted the help of the Army and called for helicopters to be used for rescuing people marooned by […]

Army Chief pays tribute to Kargil war heroes

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Jammu and Kashmir: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Monday paid homage to the soldiers, who laid down their lives during the Kargil war in 1999, at the war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir’s Dras sector. “Gen. Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, paid homage to the martyrs of Operation Vijay at the historic […]

66th Republic Day celebrated in Mangaluru

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
66th Republic Day

Mangaluru : The District Administration celebrated 66th Republic Day in Mangalore city on January 26, Monday. DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai hoisted the national flag at Nehru Maidan and received guard of honour.   Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim and Superintendent of Police D.S. Sharanappa and other dignitaries accompanied with District in-charge Minister. Spectacular […]