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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.


Retired Army major bids to row home-made Tintanic boat 100 miles for charity [Video]

Retired Army major bids to row home-made Tintanic boat 100 miles for charity

An 80-year-old retired Army major has embarked on a 100-mile charitychallenge, travelling at 2mph in his home-made boat. Michael Stanley, whoserved in The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards for 35 years,..

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Guinea attack: Army commander killed at Kindia military base [Video]

Guinea attack: Army commander killed at Kindia military base

Soldiers attacked the military camp in Kindia where the rally was held, killing the camp commander.

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Army reveals Pak's terror plan, days after Rajnath slammed China-Pak 'mission' [Video]

Army reveals Pak's terror plan, days after Rajnath slammed China-Pak 'mission'

Indian Army revealed Pakistan's plan to push terrorists across LoC days after the govt's China-Pakistan joint 'mission' revelation. Army said Intel suggests around 250 terrorists are waiting to..

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Newly inaugurated Nimmu bridge will improve Army's strategic movements: BRO Chief Engineer [Video]

Newly inaugurated Nimmu bridge will improve Army's strategic movements: BRO Chief Engineer

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 12 inaugurated 8 bridges in Leh. Border Road Organization Chief Engineer, Vijayak said that the newly inaugurated Nimmu Bridge will improve Army's strategic..

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‘Punish whoever is responsible’: J&K ex-CM on Army’s Shopian encounter [Video]

‘Punish whoever is responsible’: J&K ex-CM on Army’s Shopian encounter

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that he was not against the operations being carried out by security forces in the valley but against the loss of innocent lives..

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‘Desperate for freedom’: PoK activist exposes Pakistan brutality at UNHRC [Video]

‘Desperate for freedom’: PoK activist exposes Pakistan brutality at UNHRC

PoK activist Dr. Amjad Mirza exposed Pakistan’s brutalities during a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. He said that the world has been hypnotized by the lies dished out by Pakistan..

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Govt feels only they can speak in support of Army: Congress Dy leader on party's walkout from LS [Video]

Govt feels only they can speak in support of Army: Congress Dy leader on party's walkout from LS

Congress MPs walked out from Lok Sabha demanding discussion on India-China border issue on September 15. Congress Deputy Leader, Gaurav Gogoi on Congress' walk out said, "Our leader AR Chowdhury wanted..

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Watch: PM Modi asks MPs to send message of support to Army; Tharoor responds [Video]

Watch: PM Modi asks MPs to send message of support to Army; Tharoor responds

PM Modi asked all parliamentarians send a message of support to the army soldiers who are guarding the border in tough terrains. Ahead of the parliament session, PM Modi said this session needs to send..

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After Trump remarks, Army chief defends top brass [Video]

After Trump remarks, Army chief defends top brass

[NFA] A day after President Donald Trump accused the U.S. military brass of wanting to fight wars to keep weapons makers happy, the Army's top general said on Tuesday leaders of the armed forces would..

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Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Pak ceasefire [Video]

Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Pak ceasefire

Indian Army on September 08 paid tribute to late Gunner Bhupender, who made a supreme sacrifice on 05 Sep 2020 in North Kashmir. High rank officials paid tribute to the braveheart soldier on behalf of..

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