No change in Agnipath recruitment process of youth: Indian Air Force

New Delhi, June 21 Amidst the backdrop of protests in different parts of the country against the Agnipath scheme, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday stressed that there is no…

J-K: Two terrorists killed in Kupwara encounter

Kupwara, June 19 Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Lolab area of Kupwara, informed the officials on Sunday. Kupwara Police launched a joint anti-terrorist operation along with…

Schedule of recruitment process under Agnipath scheme will be announced shortly: Indian Army

New Delhi, June 17 The schedule of the recruitment process under the Agnipath scheme will be announced shortly, Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army General Manoj Pande said…

Appointment of Chief of Defence Staff will be made soon: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, June 14 Breaking his silence over the appointment of the next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in India, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the ‘appointment of…

Security forces detect, defuse IED on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Baramulla, June 11 The security forces on Saturday detected and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, informed the Army. Security forces recovered and defused the IED…

Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in J-K’s Shopian

Shopian, May 9 An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces in the Shirmal area of Zainapora village in South Kashmir’s Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. Further details…

Live hand grenade recovered from Army trooper baggage at Srinagar airport

Srinagar, May 2 An airline screening staff found a live hand grenade from the baggage of an army man during the pre-entry checking at Srinagar international airport on Monday. According…

Two terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter in J-K

Kulgam , April 24 One more terrorist was killed in the encounter that broke out in the Mirhama area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam, said the police on Saturday. Earlier…

2 Pakistani terrorists involved in attack on CRPF personnel killed in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, April 10 Two Pakistani terrorists who were involved in an attack on the CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar were neutralized on Sunday. The police recovered arms, ammunition,…

J-K: Two terror modules busted, four LeT associates arrested in Bandipora

Bandipora, April 3 Police on Sunday busted two terror modules and arrested four terror associates of the banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba in Bandipora of Jammu and Kashmir. According to police, arrested…

Indian Army conducts Airborne Exercise in the sensitive Siliguri Corridor

The Fact News Service New Delhi, March 26 Around 600 paratroopers of the Indian Army’s Airborne Rapid Response teams carried out large scale drops near the Siliguri Corridor on 24…

Pakistan Army Chief Bajwa gives up on protege Imran Khan

Islamabad, March 23 All the escape routes for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan are closing as the voting date or the no-confidence motion inches closer and if Imran Khan denies…

CRPF jawans celebrate Holi in J-K’s Srinagar

Srinagar, March 18 The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel celebrated Holi, the festival of colors, in Srinagar on Friday. The jawans smeared colours on each other and were seen…

Indian Army conducts Airborne Exercise in Peninsular India

The Fact News Service New Delhi, March 15 The Airborne and Special Forces of the Indian Army practiced their aerial insertion capability and rapid response anywhere on the mainland and…

J-K: Two terrorists eliminated in encounter in Pulwama

Pulwama, March 13 The Indian Army on Sunday said that two terrorists were eliminated in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir and “warlike store” were recovered from the spot. “A…

J-K: One dead, 21 injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 6 A civilian was killed and 21 others including a policeman were injured in a grenade attack in the Amira Kadal area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir…

Operation Ganga: IAF flight carrying 210 Indian evacuees reaches Hindan airbase

New Delhi, March 6 Indian Air Force flight carrying 210 Indians evacuated from war-hit Ukraine arrived at Hindan airbase near Delhi from Bucharest, Romania on Sunday. IAF, in a tweet,…

Former Indian Army Chief General S F Rodrigues passes away

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 4 Gen(Dr) S F Rodrigues, former Indian Army Chief and former Governor of Punjab, is no more. General S F Rodrigues was #COAS of…

Two women Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Bijapur, February 27 Two women Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces during the search operation in the forest area of Chhattisgarh’s Jabeli under Naimed Police station limits…

IAF decides not to send aircraft to multilateral air exercise in UK

New Delhi, February 26 The Indian Air Force has decided not to deploy its aircraft in a multilateral air exercise in the UK next month in view of the situation…

25 pc of Defence R&D budget earmarked for industry, startups, academia: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, February 25 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that 25 per cent of Defence’s Research and Development budget has been reserved for industry, startups and academia. In…

J-K: Two terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

Shopian, February 25 Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Amshipora area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) on Friday morning, said the…

Indian Army uses drones to supply booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to forward troops in J-K

Srinagar , February 20 Indian Army on Saturday used drones to supply booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine to forward troops in snow-bound areas of Jammu and Kashmir. In the video…

Indian Army’s Northern Command launches national integration song ‘Pyaara JammuKashmir’

New Delhi , January 30 The Northern Command of the Indian Army on Sunday launched a national integration song called “Pyaara JammuKashmir”. The song “Pyaara JammuKashmir” is based on the…

Five terrorists including JeM commander Zahid Wani killed in dual encounters in J-K

Srinagar, January 30 Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday informed that they have killed five terrorists including Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Zahid Wani in dual encounters in the Kashmir valley in…

Army, Police recover approx 31 kg narcotics in J-K’s Poonch

Poonch, January 21 The Army along with Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered about 31 kilograms of narcotics from Poonch. A press note issued today by the Public Relations Officer of…

First IL 38 aircraft of Indian Navy retires after four-decade service

Panaji , January 21 IN 301, the first IL 38SD aircraft of the Indian Navy, was decommissioned after completing 44 glorious years of service to the nation. According to the…

J-K: Army rescues 30 civilians stuck in avalanches near Tangdhar pass

Srinagar , January 18 Amidst fresh snowfall and two avalanches, the Indian Army and General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) rescued 30 civilians stuck on Chowkibal-Tangdhar road (NH-701) on the intervening…

Former BSF officer assumes charge as Director of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports

New Delhi, January 16 Avinash Negi assumed charge as Director of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports on Sunday. Negi is a former Border Security Force officer.…

Army chief unveils Indian Army’s UN journal titled ‘Blue Helmet Odyssey’

New Delhi, January 16 Army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday unveiled Indian Army’s United Nation Journal, titled ‘Blue Helmet Odyssey’. The journal defines the UN Footprints of the Indian…

Indian Army unfurls national flag in Galwan valley on New Year

New Delhi, January 4 Indian Army unfurled the Tricolour in the Galwan valley, Ladakh on the occasion of New Year. As per sources in the security establishment, the Indian Army…

Infiltration bid foiled in J-K’s Kupwara, one terrorist killed

Kupwara, January 2 Indian Army on Sunday informed that in breach of the ongoing Ceasefire Understanding between the two armies across the Line of Control (LoC), an infiltration bid was…

Infiltrator killed in J-K’s Kupwara; Pakistan’s BAT attempt foiled: Army

Srinagar, January 2 A Pakistani national was killed by the Army while he was trying to infiltrate into Kashmir in Kupwara district, an official said on Sunday. An AK-47 and…

CDS chopper crash: Tri-services inquiry report likely to be submitted on Dec 31

New Delhi , December 30 The tri-services inquiry team formed to probe the December 8 chopper crash in which 14 people including Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat,…

Terrorists hurl grenade towards security bunker in J-K’s Anantnag

Anantnag , December 27 Terrorists lobbed a grenade towards a security bunker in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday. According to Jammu and Kashmir Police, the incident took place in…

Army Captain faces court-martial for cheating, intent to defraud during demonetization

New Delhi, December 26 An Indian Army officer would face a general court-martial on 12 different charges of corruption and wrongdoings during the demonetization exercise carried out in November 2016…

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Anantnag

Srinagar, December 24 A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, police said. The forces launched a cordon-and-search operation at…

Defence Ministry imposes fine on European missile maker for delay in fulfilling offset obligations under Rafale deal

New Delhi, December 22 The defence ministry has imposed a fine of less than 1 million euros on European missile maker MBDA for delay in fulfilling its offset obligations under…

PANEX-21 inaugurated at Pune

Pune, December 20 PANEX-21, a multi-national – multi-agency exercise is being organised at Pune from 20-22 Dec 2021 with a focused aim to foster common and develop capabilities in Disaster…

Continuously evaluating threats from Pakistan, China: IAF chief

Dundigal , December 18 Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said India is continuously evaluating threats from Pakistan and China, adding that disengagement has taken place…

Rajnath Singh holds talks with visiting French Defence Minister Florence Parly

New Delhi, December 17 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly on Friday held wide-ranging talks with a focus on further enhancing bilateral defence and security cooperation…

Ready to provide additional Rafale jets if India requires them: French defence minister

New Delhi, December 17 French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said her country is ready to provide additional Rafale fighter jets to India if it requires and noted that…

Army Wives Welfare Association to organize 3-day literature fest from December 17

New Delhi, December 16 The Army Wives Welfare Association will be organizing a three-day literature festival ‘Abhivyakti’ from December 17, focusing on creating a platform for aspiring and seasoned writers…

Attack on police bus was planned, says Kashmir IGP

Srinagar, December 14 The attack on a police bus here that claimed the lives of three cops was planned as the armed police team was returning to camp at the…

2 cops killed as terrorists attack police vehicle in J-K’s Srinagar, 12 personnel injured

Srinagar , December 14 Two police personnel were killed and 12 others injured after terrorists fired upon a police vehicle near a police camp at Zewan on the outskirts of…

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Poonch

Jammu, December 14 A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said. The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation…

BJP activist’s personal security guard goes missing with 2 weapons in J&K’s Kupwara

Srinagar, December 13 The personal security guard of a BJP activist went missing along with two weapons on Sunday night in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Police said during the…

Wife, daughter pay last respect to Lt Col Harjinder Singh

New Delhi, December 12 His wife and his daughter paid their last respect to the mortal remains of Lt Colonel Harjinder Singh, who lost his life in a chopper crash…

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Pulwama

Srinagar, December 12 An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon…

‘Apni senaon par hei humein garv’: CDS Bipin Rawat’s last public message

New Delhi, December 12 “Apni senaon par hei humein garv, aao milkar manaye Vijay Parv (We are proud of our armies, let’s celebrate victory together)” was the last public message…

Chopper crash: Mortal remains of 4 IAF personnel, 2 Army personnel identified

New Delhi, December 11 The mortal remains of four Indian Air Force personnel and two Indian Army soldiers who died in the military helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu…

Know the background of people who died in helicopter crash

The Fact News Service New Delhi, December 9 India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and 12 others, including his wife, were killed in a helicopter crash…

China’s aggressive intent visible near border, will try to tie down India on unsettled borders: IAF chief

New Delhi, December 8 Pointing out China’s aggressive intent on Indian borders through Raipur infrastructure development in the Tibet region, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari on Wednesday said China…

Defence cooperation one of most important pillars of India-Russia partnership: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, December 6 Underlining the importance of the time-tested relations between India and Russia, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that defense cooperation is one of the most…

Army regrets killing of civilians in Nagaland, assures appropriate action

New Delhi, December 5 Expressing regret, the Army on Sunday said that incident of Nagaland killings is being investigated at the highest level and assured that appropriate action will be…

Military equipment display and capability demonstration conducted by army to celebrate Swarnim Vijay Diwas

The Fact News Service Patiala, December 5 Swarnim Vijay Diwas is being celebrated as golden jubilee of the astounding victory of Indian Armed Forces over Pakistan in 1971, by paying…

India hits out at UN human rights body for comments on J-K

New Delhi, December 2 India on Thursday hit out at the UN human rights body OHCHR for its adverse comments on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it “betrays”…

Robust security, intelligence grid in place to ensure minorities’ safety in Srinagar: MHA

New Delhi, December 1 Robust security and intelligence grid are in place to ensure the safety of the minority communities in Srinagar, informed the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday.…

LT. Gen Manoj Mago takes over as 34th Commandant of National Defence College

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, November 30 Lieutenant General Manoj Kumar Mago, YSM, Bar to Sena Medal today took over as the 34th Commandant of National Defence College after the…

Admiral R Hari Kumar takes over as new Navy chief

New Delhi, November 30 Admiral R Hari Kumar on Tuesday took charge as the new chief of Naval Staff (CNS) and received a guard of honor at the South Block…

Indo-France joint military excersise ‘Ek Shakti 2021’ under progress

France, November 26 Indo – France joint military exercise “Ex SHAKTI 2021” is currently under progress at the Military School of Draguignan, France. More Visuals of the Field Training Exercise…

Indian Army conducts Multi Agency exercise in Creek Sector of Kutch Peninsula (Gujarat)

Gujarat, November 23 As part of Exercise “Dakshin Shakti” currently under progress in training areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat, Multi Agency Exercise, “Sagar Shakti” involving components from the Indian Army,…

Air Force chief, Navy chief designate receive Param Vishisht Seva Medal

New Delhi, November 23 Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari and Navy chief designate Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar were awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal from…

114 jawans killed 1,200 Chinese soldiers in battle of Rezang La, says Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, November 21 Praising the courage and bravery showed by Kumaon Battalion in Rezang La against Chinese soldiers, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said, “The miracle done…

Indian Navy’s stealth guided missile destroyer Visakhapatnam commissioned

Mumbai, November 21 Taking a dig at China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said “some irresponsible nations” with their narrow partisan interests and hegemonic tendencies are coming up with…

Indian at par with its neighbour in terms of developments at borders: Rajnath Singh

Lucknow, November 14 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that India is no less than its neighbor in development at the Arunachal Pradesh border and the country will give…

Indian Army condoles death of 5 Assam Rifles personnel in terror attack in Manipur

New Delhi November 14 Indian Army on Saturday expressed condolences over the death of its five personnel including an Assam Rifles Commanding Officer in a terrorist attack in Manipur. The…

Terrorist killed in Srinagar was assigned to carry out suicide attack: J-K Police

Srinagar, November 12 A member of proscribed terror outfit Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind, who was assigned to carry out a “fidayeen” (suicide) attack in Srinagar, was killed in the city here,…

Lt Gen Anindya Sengupta to be Indian Army’s next ‘Fire and Fury’ Corps Commander in Ladakh

New Delhi, November 12 Amid the ongoing military standoff with China, Lt Gen Anindya Sengupta would be the new commander of the Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps by the end…

Defence Ministry makes changes in family pension rules

New Delhi, November 12 The Ministry of Defense has revised maximum ceiling limits of two family pensions payable to a child or children in respect of both the parents to…

Indian Army signs MOU with Rashtriya Raksha University for research, higher education

Gandhinagar , November 9 During a brief ceremony conducted at Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU), Gandhinagar on Tuesday, the Indian Army entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Rashtriya Raksha University…

Search operation for terrorists in J-K extended to Khabla forest area, road briefly closed

Jammu, November 6 The main road connecting Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri to Thanamandi was briefly closed for traffic on Saturday as security forces extended the ongoing search for a group…

Terrorists fire at security forces at SKIMS Medical College Hospital in Srinagar

Srinagar, November 5 Terrorists opened fire at the security forces at SKIMS Medical College Hospital in the Bemina region of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. “There was a…

Lt Gen HS Kahlon took charge of GOC of Maharashtra Gujarat & Goa Area

The Fact News Service Mumbai, November 1 Lt Gen HS Kahlon, SM took over the charge of General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Maharashtra Gujarat & Goa Area at Mumbai on November…

Unity Cup Cricket Tournament organised Unity Day alongwith cultural events

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 31 On the occasion of Unity Day, on 31 Oct, 21 various cultural events were organised alongwith Wushu, Karate display, and the final of…

Indian Army officer, soldier killed in blast in J-K’s Rajouri

The Fact News Service Rajouri , October 31 An officer and a soldier of the Indian Army lost their lives in a mysterious blast on Saturday that took place in…

Fire in parts of forest in J-K’s Poonch as anti-terror operations enter 19th day

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 30 Fire erupted in parts of the Bhatta Durrian forest in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Saturday as the anti-terror operation in the district…

Pak General’s son convicted for asking Army chief Bajwa to resign

Karachi , October 30 A Pakistan military court has convicted the son of a retired major general of the Pakistan Army to five years prison term for asking Army Chief…

National defence academy passing out parade 141 course NDA, autumn term – 21

Khadakwasla, October 29 The Passing Out Parade of 141st Course was conducted at Khetarpal Parade Ground, NDA, Khadakwasla on 29 Oct 21. General MM Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief…

J-K: Amit Shah pays tribute to 40 CRPF jawans killed in 2019 Pulwama terror attack

The Fact News Service Pulwama , October 26 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday paid tribute to 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans, killed in the 2019 terror…

6 civilians injured in grenade attack in J-K’s Bandipora

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 26 Six civilians were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. “At about…

Poonch operation: 3 security men, arrested Pakistani terrorist injured in fresh firing by militants

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 24 Three security personnel and an arrested Pakistani terrorist were injured on Sunday when militants opened fire on a joint search party of the…

Amid tight security, Union Home Minister Amit Shah to arrive in J-K on 3-day visit

The Fact News Service New Delhi, October 23 Union Home Minister Amit Shah will embark on a three-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir beginning today amid intensified security. This will…

IAF plane crashes at Bhind in MP; pilot ejects safely

The Fact News Service Gwalior, October 21 An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind district on Thursday morning, officials said. “An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced…

Soldier, four ultras gunned down in J&K

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 20 Security forces on Wednesday eliminated four militants, including two commanders of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), who were involved in the killing of migrant labourers…

J-K: 2 terrorists trapped in encounter underway in Dragad, Shopian

The Fact News Service Shopian , October 20 Two terrorists are reportedly trapped in the encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Dragad area of Shopian district…

Army chief visits forward areas along LoC in J-K, reviews security situation

The Fact News Service Jammu , October 19 The Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane on Tuesday visited forward areas along the Line of Control in Jammu on Tuesday…

J-K encounter: 3 detained, search operation enters Day 7 in Poonch-Rajouri forest areas

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 17 Three persons, including a mother-son duo, were detained for questioning during an ongoing search operation in the forest belt of Jammu and Kashmir’s…

JK encounters: Search operation continues in Poonch-Rajouri forest areas to track down terrorists

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 16 A massive search operation in the forest areas of Jammu and Kashmir’s twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri to track down terrorists…

LeT commander Umar Khandey among two militants killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 16 Two militants, including Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pampore area of Jammu and Kashmir’s…

Indian Army chief Gen Naravane meets Sri Lankan Prime Minister in Colombo

The Fact News Service Colombo , October 14 India’s Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane on Thursday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and discussed enhancing existing defence…

3 militants killed in encounter in J-K’s Shopian

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 12 Three militants of The Resistance Front (TRF), including the one involved in the recent killing of a non-local street hawker here, were killed…

2 militants killed in encounters in J-K’s Anantnag, Bandipora

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 11 Two militants were killed and a policeman was injured during encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag and Bandipora districts on Monday, police said.…

Video claiming Punjab regiment jawans protesting with farmers is fake: Army

The Fact News Service New Delhi, October 10 The Indian Army on Sunday clarified that the video circulating on social media showing army personnel standing with civilians under a tent…

Indian Coast Guard’s Inspector General Dev Raj Sharma awarded President’s Tatrakshak medal

The Fact News Service New Delhi, October 10 Indian Coast Guard’s senior-most technical officer Inspector General Dev Raj Sharma was awarded the President’s Tatrakshak medal by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh…

China’s continuous build-up matter of concern: Army Chief Gen Naravane

The Fact News Service New Delhi, October 9 The military build-up by China in the eastern Ladakh region and new infrastructure development to sustain the large-scale deployment are matters of…

BSF foils bid to bring in weapons from Pakistan along IB, big cache of arms seized

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 7 The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday foiled a major bid by terrorists to smuggle in weapons from Pakistan along the International Border…

After prominent Kashmiri Pandit chemist, 2 teachers killed in Srinagar

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 7 Two government school teachers, including a woman, were shot dead by militants in Eidgah area of the city here on Thursday, police said.…

Army destroys unexploded mortar shell recovered in J-K’s Poonch

The Fact News Service Poonch  October 6 Indian Army destroyed an unexploded mortar shell in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The mortar shell was recovered from…

Army officer, soldier injured in J&K road accident

The Fact News Service Srinagar, October 6 An Indian Army officer and soldier were injured in a road accident in J&K’s Anantnag district on Wednesday, police said. Police said a…