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An army 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. In certain states, the term army refers to the entire armed forces. Within a national military force, the word army may also mean a field army.


Army jawan killed in Pakistan firing along LoC

The soldier was manning a forward post in Kalsia village of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district that came under unprovoked firing from across the border in the early hours, the officials said. The..
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves reform of Army HQ

Proposal of reorganisation measures came with the twin purpose of improving the teeth-to-tail ratio and reducing salary bills in force
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

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Operation Banner: 50 years since British Army campaign started in Northern Ireland [Video]Operation Banner: 50 years since British Army campaign started in Northern Ireland

Since soldiers first appeared on Northern Ireland's streets on August 14 1969, the Army witnessed and was involved in some of the darkest hours of the Troubles. A total of 722 soldiers died during..

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Pentagon nominee denies sexual assault accusations [Video]Pentagon nominee denies sexual assault accusations

U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer categorically denied sexual assault allegations against him at his Senate confirmation hearing on..

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Cape Town violence: Army deployed on streets 'temporarily' [Video]Cape Town violence: Army deployed on streets 'temporarily'

South Africa's government takes aim at gang violence on the streets of Cape Town.

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Army jawan martyred in Pak firing in J&K's Poonch

Four other soldiers were injured in the unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops
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Army was ready for ground escalation by Pak after Balakot airstrikes: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

"Army was ready for any ground escalation by Pakistan after the Balakot operations," he said during an interaction with retiring officers here.
DNA - Published

51 years later, Army traces its missing aircraft

NOT FORGOTTEN: An-12 military craft went silent over Rohtang Pass in Feb 1968
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Cyber-security breach detected in Army's Northern Command, investigations on

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Army prepared to deal with any security challenge in J&K: Gen Bipin Rawat

"The assessment is that should anything go wrong, we are prepared," the Army chief said on the sidelines of an event when asked about the security situation along the LoC after India withdrew special..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units

The Army plans to reduce its manpower by around 27,000 soldiers in organisations not part of its regular field formations and units. This will entail a saving of about Rs 1,600 crore. The proposal aims..
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Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

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After 3 hours operation, Indian Navy rescues family of Army man

Crossing floodwaters, sugarcane fields, barbed fences, and electric lines, a team of Navy officers covered a distance of more than 20 km to rescue the family of an Army man in Chandur village of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Army intensifies rescue operation in flood affected states

In coordination with Navy and Air Force, Army has deployed a total of 123 rescue teams in 16 flood-affected districts spreading across four affected states.
DNA - Published

Kerala: 28 dead, 27 injured, 7 missing following heavy rains

Rescue operations are underway by the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF), Army and the local police
DNA - Published

Army commander chairs core group meeting in Srinagar; assures high level readiness

A top Army commander chaired a meeting of the core group of intelligence and security agencies in Srinagar on Tuesday and assured a high level of readiness to thwart inimical designs, the Army said...
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MHA orders security forces to ensure safety of J&K residents, students across country; Army, Airforce on high alert

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested concerned agencies to take special care to ensure the safety and security of residents of Jammu & Kashmir, especially the students in various parts of..
DNA - Published

Pakistan-made mine recovered along Amarnath Yatra route: Army

Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after..
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Situation at LoC under control, largely peaceful: Army

The situation along the Line of Control(LoC) is under control and largely peaceful, the Army said on Friday, asserting that it will not allow Pakistan to disturb peace in Kashmir.
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Exemption for armoured & specialised vehicles of Army and paramilitary forces exempted from BS-VI & BS-IV norms

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Passengers stranded at flooded Vadodara railway station rescued by Army; CM Rupani holds meeting to assess situation

The stranded passengers got on the Army truck and were taken to safety.
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CRPF, Army personnel rescue man trapped overnight in landslide on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

Pradeep Kumar was caught in a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall on Tuesday night.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi calls for more integrated defence forces, global effort on terror

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the Army, Navy and Air Force to better integrate themselves as they modernise their capabilities, even as he warned Pakistan that its nefarious designs would be..
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Lt Gen Paramjit Singh to be new DGMO of Army

Lt Gen Singh, currently serving as GOC of the Army's Nagrota-based XVI Corps, will take over as the new DGMO on October 15.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

How IAF's air warriors destroyed Pak intruders during the war

IAF fighters and helicopters pounded and surveyed the icy height and helped the Army units in launching audacious attacks to evict the Pakistani soldiers from the mountains
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni to serve with Army for 15 days

Dhoni, popularly called 'Captain Cool' will be taking up duties of patrolling, guard and post duty
DNA - Published

The mystery of Point-5353: Did Army try to retake it?

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Major reshuffle in Army top brass as several generals ready to retire

The ministry on Monday appointed Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane, the seniormost officer after Rawat, as Vice-Chief of the Indian Army
DNA - Published

J&K: Two brothers of martyr Aurangzeb join Army

The two brothers of slain Kashmiri soldier Aurangzeb, who was kidnapped and killed by terrorists in Pulwama on his way home for Eid in June last year, have joined the Army to keep alive his legacy of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army pulls out of violent Cape Town suburbs after show of force

South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.
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Army working to counter Pakistani propaganda on Jammu and Kashmir

The government is also carrying out development initiatives such as improving infrastructure, education, health and security equipment for the J&K Police.
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan arrests accused militant leader Hafiz Saeed

Authorities in Pakistan have arrested Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), or Army of the Pure, the militant group blamed by the United States and India for a four-day attack on Mumbai in..
Reuters - Published

Forty years after retirement, IAF man donates over Rs 1 cr to defence ministry

It is rightly said that you can take the soldier out of Army but you cannot take the Army out of the soldier. Meet 74-year-old CBR Prasad, a retired airman who has donated almost entire savings of his..
IndiaTimes - Published

13 Army jawans killed in Solan building collapse, CM Jai Ram Thakur calls for inquiry

The solider mourning for his friends said that it was too late for 13 soldiers who were crushed under the heavy concrete slabs.
DNA - Published

Army personnel among 35 feared trapped after building collapses in Himachal Pradesh

More than 35 people, including some Army personnel, are feared trapped under debris of a multi-storey building which collapsed in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district Sunday, a district official said.
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‘Honey-trapped’ jawan reveals Army details to suspected Pak woman spy

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Assam flood situation worsens, Army called in

The Army was called for assistance in Assam as the flood situation in the state worsened on Friday with the toll rising to six and affecting nearly 8.7 lakh people across 21 districts. Officials said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army officers quitting WhatsApp group after stern warning

Army officers across the country, including Major-Generals and Lt-Generals, are quitting different WhatsApp groups in droves after a stern warning from their headquarters in the name of preventing..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shun big social media groups: Army to staff

The over 13-lakh-strong Army has warned its officers and soldiers against joining large groups on WhatsApp and other social networking platforms where the identity of many users is not known, as part..
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Army sounds alert on its personnel joining open-ended WhatsApp groups

IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Army busts hideout of NSCN (IM), a key stakeholder in Naga Accord

According to the Army, it dismantled an undesignated hideout of the insurgent group after its members were found extorting from people at a village
DNA - Published

50% of Army docs on disability pension list

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Over 2 lakh women apply for 100 jawan posts

Over two lakh young girls have applied online for just 100 vacancies for women jawans in the Corps of Military Police (CMP). The Army is also planning to raise a "Mahila Provost Unit" in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Veterans upset over Army's endorsement of govt move to tax disability pension

Many former Army officers took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the Centre's decision.
DNA - Published

Soldier turning his back to challenges amounts to 'cowardice', says SC

An Army personnel had challenged his dismissal from service for not retaliating and escaping from the spot when terrorists opened fire at his post and killed his colleague in J&K in 2006. The SC said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army backs govt over Disability Pension Tax, says some personnel were leveraging system

The Army has endorsed the government's decision to tax the disability pension given to armed forces personnel disabled in the line of duty.
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Army endorses government's decision to tax disability pension

The Army has endorsed the government's decision to tax the disability pension given to armed forces personnel disabled in the line of duty. In a series of tweets, the Army said over the years..
IndiaTimes - Published

IAF airlifts stranded rescue team from AN-32 crash site

All the 15 members of the rescue team -- eight IAF personnel, four from the Army and three civilians -- were retrieved with the help of Advanced Light Helicopters and Mi-17V5 helicopters.
DNA - Published

Nuclear-capable missile Prithvi II successfully test-fired

India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast. The trial of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pune: Case against Colonel, 40 soldiers for allegedly damaging crop, intimidating civilian

According to the FIR filed on June 23, Gade allegedly had a property dispute with the Army official. She, nonetheless, planted soybean seeds on the disputed land.
DNA - Published

Army short of 7.4K officers, 38K jawans: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

The vacant posts in Army is a situation of concern for the country as India shares boundaries with hostile neighbours like Pakistan and China
DNA - Published

Lawyer files complaint against Rahul Gandhi over tweet on Army Dog squad

A Mumbai-based lawyer Atal Bihari Dubey has filed a complaint against Rahul Gandhi for his tweet on the International Yoga Day on June 21 where he apparently mocked Army's Dog Squad performing Yoga...
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Case against Rahul Gandhi for 'trying to malign' Army's image

DOG BITE: On yoga day, Gandhi scion had tweeted army dog squad pic with 'New India' caption
DNA - Published

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