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Army: Military branch for ground warfare
An army, ground force or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land. In the broadest sense, it is the land-based military branch, service branch or armed service of a nation or state. It may also include aviation assets by possessing an army aviation component. Within a national military force, the word army may also mean a field army.

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Kerala Flash Flood: 5 killed, 20 missing, IAF and Army put on alert | Oneindia News [Video]

Kerala Flash Flood: 5 killed, 20 missing, IAF and Army put on alert | Oneindia News

Heavy rain in south and central Kerala created flash floods and landslides, resulting in 5 deaths. 20 people were reported missing, as the state government sought help from IAF and the..

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Army launches massive combing operation in J&K as soldiers go missing in encounter | Oneindia News [Video]

Army launches massive combing operation in J&K as soldiers go missing in encounter | Oneindia News

The Army has launched a major combing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch after two soldiers including a JCO went missing in an ongoing operation that started on Monday. #IndianArmy #J&K #Poonch

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Army chief in Jammu to review security situation, operation preparedness

Amid the heightened counter-terrorist operations in the Poonch-Rajouri sector, Army chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a two-day visit to the Jammu region to review the overall security situation on..
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Border incidents with China will continue till boundary agreement is reached: Army chief

ndia and China will continue to have border incidents till the two countries reach a boundary agreement, Army chief General M M Naravane said on Thursday, while stressing the armed forces were..
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Army soldier creates new Guinness record for fastest solo cycling

An Indian army soldier on Sunday created a new Guinness World record for solo cycling (Men) by pedalling from Leh to Manali in record time.
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Army chopper crash lands due to bad weather in Udhampur, two injured

An Army chopper reportedly crash landed due to foggy weather conditions in Shiv Dhar hills of Pantitop area in Udhampur District of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday resulting injuries to two persons on..
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No need to worry about possibility of spillover of Taliban militants into Jammu and Kashmir: Army official

"This question has been asked to me a number of times on events which are unrelated. Right? So, I will again answer your question: why are you worried? You are safe and you will be kept safe. There is..
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DRDO signs deal with Army, Navy, Air Force for anti-drone system

The need for acquiring these systems under the emergency procedures was felt after the Jammu terror attack.
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Army gets first batch of made-in-India grenades

The first batch of one lakh multi-mode hand grenades - the country's first ever fully indigenous ammunition made by a private company - was handed over to the Army by defence minister Rajnath Singh on..
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Army women break another glass ceiling

Five women officers from "combat-support arms" have for the first time been cleared for promotion to the rank of Colonel (time-scale) in the Army after completing 26 years of service like their male..
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For top military posts, MoD weighs merit over seniority

The defence ministry is “examining” a proposal that the commanders-in-chief (Cs-in-C) in the Army, Navy and IAF should primarily be selected on merit rather than seniority. Serious reservations..
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'When Army Commander leads from the front...': Army shares video of bike rally dedicated to Kargil martyrs


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Another Drone activity noticed near Army establishment in Jammu outskirts

A suspected drone was spotted near an Army area late night on Friday in the city outskirts barely after few hours when J&K Police shot down an IED laden hexacopter. Sources said that at about 2025..
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Jammu Air Force Station attack: Army chief says fight against drones will be a see-saw battle


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3 LeT terrorists killed, 2 Army soldiers wounded in Kulgam gunfight

Three terrorists were killed while two Army soldiers were injured in an encounter at Chimmer village, in South Kashmir’s Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam district, on Wednesday. An official said a joint team..
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Army pauses trials of £3.47bn fleet of tanks over speed and safety concerns

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Trials of a new £3.47bn fleet of army tanks have been paused over speed and safety concerns, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
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Two serving members of the Army charged with firearms offences

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Two serving members of the Army have been charged with firearms offences after being accused of trying to sell ammunition.
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Wife of soldier killed in Pulwama joins Army; Lt Gen Joshi puts stars on her shoulders

Following in the footsteps of her husband Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who laid down his life in Pulwama, Nitika Kaul on Saturday donned the Army uniform with commander of the Army's northern..
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Lt Col held in Army recruitment exam paper leak case

The Pune police crime branch arrested on Monday a serving lieutenant colonel, posted with an Army unit in Secunderabad, in connection with the leaking of question papers for the an all-India Army..
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Army inducts women as soldiers for the first time, breaking another glass ceiling

Shattering yet another glass ceiling in the overwhelmingly male-dominated armed forces, the first-ever batch of 83 women jawans have now been inducted into the Corps of Military Police (CMP) in the..
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PM Modi reviews Army's preparedness, initiatives in Covid management

Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. They discussed various initiatives being taken by the Army to help in Covid management, said the Prime..
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Army explores procurement of 350 light tanks for mountainous terrain after border standoff with China

The Army is now exploring the possibility of procuring 350 light tanks, which can also be transported by air, to augment its firepower in high-altitude areas in the backdrop of the continuing military..
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Army to convert Base Hospital in Delhi Cantonment into a 1,000-bed Covid hospital


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Army, people power cell service in village on Pangong shore

After years of waiting for telecom connectivity, residents of Merak, a forward village opposite Finger 3 area on the south bank of Pangong lake in Ladakh, hit upon a novel formula to make their dream..
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Top Army brass to discuss China, ceasefire with Pakistan at security meet

With de-escalation of militaries of both India and China is yet to take place in Ladakh, top Indian Armybrass would discuss security challenges along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and..
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Sun sets on military farms, a part of Army life for over a century


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800 defence personnel died by suicide in last 7 years: Govt

Almost 800 personnel of Army, Navy and IAF died by suicide in the last seven years, while there were 20 cases of “fratricide”, once again underlining the need for better suicide prevention and..
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Army sergeant dies during live firing training exercise in Wales

An Army sergeant has died after he was injured in a live firing exercise in southwest Wales.
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Findings of paper leak probe will be used to strengthen process: Army

Five persons including two Army personnel have been arrested after the paper of Army Relation Recruitment exam, scheduled for February 28, was found to have been leaked. The exam, which was to take..
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To counter China, Army to mark ‘unheld areas’ with expeditions, studies

“China’s blatantly expansionist policy to grab territory needs to be effectively countered. While the Army rebalances with additional forces and firepower to the northern borders, it’s also..
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Army to exercise 'maximum restraint' in case of ceasefire violations by Pakistan


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Soldier held for leaking ops data to Pakistan’s ISI

Alarm bells have been sounded at the Army’s Northern Command headquarters at J&K’s Udhampur, which deals with both China and Pakistan, after a soldier, a NCO (non-commissioned officer), was..
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Army signs MoU with Punit Balan's Indrani Balan foundation for financial sustainability of goodwill schools of Kashmir

This initiative of tIndrani Balan Foundation will be a great example for other corporates to come forward & contribute to building prosperous Kashmir.
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Army testing new K-9 howitzers in Ladakh

The Army is now testing whether its new K-9 Vajra self-propelled howitzers can be effectively deployed in Ladakh, even as General M M Naravane inducted the last of the 100 such artillery guns ordered..
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Army helps douse major forest fire along China border in Arunachal


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Army eyes Tibetology to checkmate China

The Army is now fine-tuning a proposal for its officers to study Tibetan history, culture and language on “both sides” of the Line of Actual Control and the international boundary as part of the..
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Soldier killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack in J&K's Anantnag

A soldier was killed and three others were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on an Army patrol team in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said. Four soldiers..
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Republic Day 2021: Preeti Choudhary only woman commander from Army in this year's parade

Captain Preeti asserted that she received the opportunity because the upgraded Schilika belonged to her regiment, and not because of her gender.
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Shopian encounter: Police chargesheet says Army captain, 2 others attempted to destroy evidence

The case relates to the July 18, 2020 encounter in Shopian's Amshipura in which three youths were killed and dubbed as terrorists. Later, the Army ordered a Court of Inquiry after reports appeared on..
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Army’s new SOPs see surrender of 17 ultras in 6mths


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Army captain ‘stage-managed’ J&K encounter for Rs 20 lakh

Preliminary investigations conducted by the army’s Court of Inquiry, as well as the J&K police, have found that Captain Bhoopendra Singh of 62 RR regiment, aided by two civilian informers, had..
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Army apprehends PLA soldier on Indian side of LAC in Ladakh

A Chinese soldier was captured in the Gurung Hill area in the Chushul sector of eastern Ladakh in the early hours of Friday. The Army says the PLA soldier is being dealt with as per laid down..
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Army creates a new major general-led human rights cell

The 13-lakh strong Army has created a new human rights cell headed by a Major-General for “greater transparency and probity” in its functioning in disturbed areas like Jammu and Kashmir and the..
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Around 150 Army personnel test positive for Covid-19

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Army to test indigenous artillery system with 48-km strike range


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Army chief Gen Naravane holds talks with UAE's Land Forces Commander on defence cooperation

Chief of Army Staff Gen. MM Naravane discussed bilateral defence cooperation and issues of mutual interest with the UAE's Commander of the Land Forces Major General Saleh Mohammed Saleh Al Ameri, the..
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Three Army soldiers killed in Pak ceasefire violation


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Jammu and Kashmir: Terror attack on Army patrol near Srinagar; two jawans martyred

Jammu and Kashmir Police SOG and CRPF Valley QAT rushed to the spot to cordon off the area. Operation is underway to nab the attackers.
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Half of women officers selected for permanent commission: Army

Almost half of the women officers considered for permanent commission (PC) in the Army have made the grade in the first-ever special selection board held for them. The women not selected included those..
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Army sets up winter habitat facilities for troops in eastern Ladakh


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One soldier killed, two injured as avalanche hits Army post in J&K's Kupwara


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J&K: Army trooper killed as avalanche hits army post in Tangdhar

The avalanche hit the Army post near the Line of Control (LoC) at Roshan Post in the Tangdhar area around 8 pm on Tuesday night.
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