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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.


Deby’s death and Chad’s next day: This is what the army announced [Video]

Deby’s death and Chad’s next day: This is what the army announced

Army says 18-month interim gov’t to be headed by Deby’s son as it imposes nationwide curfew and shutters borders.

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Police Attack Army Lieutenant [Video]

Police Attack Army Lieutenant

A police officer who pepper-sprayed an Army lieutenant during a traffic stop has been fired.

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To empower Kashmiri women, Army gives training in tailoring [Video]

To empower Kashmiri women, Army gives training in tailoring

In order to make women self-dependent, the Army is running skills development training centres for women in the district of Jammu and Kashmir. Experts at women empowerment centre are training Kashmiri..

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3003 Army Chief [Video]

3003 Army Chief

3003 Army Chief

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Army vehicle catches fire: 3 Jawans died while 5 injured| Oneindia News [Video]

Army vehicle catches fire: 3 Jawans died while 5 injured| Oneindia News

he SC said today that The medical fitness requirement for women to get Permanent Commission in the army is arbitrary and irrational. Senior DMK leader and Tamil Nadu candidate EV Velu was searched by..

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Pentagon slow to help on Jan. 6 -D.C. commander [Video]

Pentagon slow to help on Jan. 6 -D.C. commander

Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve a request by the U.S. Capitol Police for National Guard troops to back up police under attack by rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a military..

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Army, private firm, fighters accused of Mozambique war crimes [Video]

Army, private firm, fighters accused of Mozambique war crimes

Hundreds of civilians in Cabo Delgado province are victims of indiscriminate killing by rebels, gov’t forces and private militia, Amnesty says.

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India-China disengagement: ITBP to continue patrolling in short and long range [Video]

India-China disengagement: ITBP to continue patrolling in short and long range

ITBP Director General SS Deswal on disengagement of India-China army troops informed that the government has given the mandate of border management to ITBP. DG SS Deswal said, "Disengagement is only..

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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

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Army signs MoU with Punit Balan's Indrani Balan foundation for financial sustainability of goodwill schools of Kashmir

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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

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Soldier killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack in J&K's Anantnag

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Shopian encounter: Police chargesheet says Army captain, 2 others attempted to destroy evidence

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Army’s new SOPs see surrender of 17 ultras in 6mths

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