New Delhi, Jan 04: The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists from Pakistan at the Bhimber Gali Sector.
The subsequent search conducted after the bid was foiled led to the recovery of ammunition and Pakistani currency left behind by the fleeing terrorists. Indian Army is vigilant and alert to the nefarious designs of Pakistan sponsored terrorists and determined to thwart any such attempts, PRO (Defence), Jammu said in a release.
New Delhi, Dec 06: The Defence Ministry signed a contract with the Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt. Ltd. a Joint Venture between India and Russia for the indigenous production of 6.01 Lakh AK-203 Assault Rifles at Korwa, Uttar Pradesh.
The contract was signed after the talks between defence delegations of India and Russia. The Indian side was led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while General Sergey Shoigu headed the Russian side.
New Delhi, Dec 06: A botched up operation in Nagaland by the Indian Army led to the death of 13 villagers. While a probe has been launched by the police, the Army in a statement said that action will be taken at the highest level.
The Indian Army was under immense pressure following the killing of Colonel Viplav Tripathi, his wife, son and four soldiers. They were killed in a well planned ambush by insurgents in Manipur on November 13.
New Delhi, Oct 19: The Indian Army hit back by gunning down 6 Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists in an ongoing encounter in the jungles of Rajouri. In all 10 terrorists had infiltrated into the jungles and a gun battle has been on since last week.
The Indian Army lost nine of its men in the ongoing operation. Sources tell OneIndia around 9 to 10 terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan into the jungles of Poonch-Rajouri. They were heavily armed and trained extensively by the Pakistan Army.
New Delhi, Oct 15: The Indian Army launched a major counter terrorist operation in the Nar Khas Forest in Mendhar District Poonch. The operation got underway on October 14.
During the operation, there was heavy exchange of fire and in the ensuing gun fight Rifleman Vikram Singh Negi and Rifleman Yogambar Singh were critically injured and later succumbed to their injuries.
New Delhi, Oct 08: A tense standoff took place between India and China after troops of the latter transgressed in Arunachal Pradesh. The incident took place last week across the Line of Actual Control.
A source tells OneIndia that in this area Chinese incursions have taken place several times. Both sides disengaged after a physical engagement took place. It lasted a few hours, the source also said.
No damage was reported to the Indian defence sector and unverified reports say that some Chinese soldiers may have been detained, following the incident. Both sides undertake patrolling activities up to their line of perception, the source said while also adding that there is a difference in perception of the Line of Actual Control in this area.
New Delhi, Jan 25: The Indian Army has clarified that there were several queries regarding a face off between the Indian Army and the PLA troops in the Sikkim border.
It has been clarified that there was a minor face-off at the Naku La area of Northern Sikkim on January 20th. The same was resolve3d y the local commanders as per established protocols, the Army clarified.