Hotline established between Indian Army, China’s PLA in Sikkim-Tibet

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 02 To further the spirit of trust and cordial relations along the borders, a hotline has been established between the Indian Army in…

Border dispute: India, China hold military commander-level talks to resolve

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 31 The twelfth round of commander-level talks between India and China is under way at Moldo on the Chinese side in the Ladakh…

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade to take charge as Indian Navy Vice Chief

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 31 Vice Admiral SN Ghormade on Saturday took over as the new Vice Chief of Naval Staff succeeding Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar.…

Rajnath Singh begins 3-day visit to Dushanbe to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meet

New Delhi, July 28  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to pitch for concerted efforts to deal with terrorism and other security challenges facing the region at a conclave of…

J-K: Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Kulgam

The Fact News Service Kulgam , July 26 One unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter in the Aharbal area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday…

General Bipin Rawat installs Victory Flame at Kargil War Memorial in Dras

The Fact News Service Ladakh, July 26 Paying homage to Kargil heroes on the occasion of 22nd Vijay Diwas, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat installed the Victory…

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Defence Minister, chiefs of armed forces pay tribute at War Memorial

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 26 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt paid tribute to fallen soldiers at National War Memorial on…

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Father of Kargil hero recalls India’s triumph of ‘toughest war’

The Fact News Service Lucknow, July 26 As India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas on Monday, Gopichand Pandey, father of late Captain Manoj Pandey said that the Kargil War was one…

Xi Jinping makes maiden visit to Tibetan town near Arunachal Pradesh

The Fact News Service Beijing, July 24 Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first…

Absolute lie: Afganistan on Taliban’s claim of controlling 90% of borders

Kabul, Afghanistan. July 23 The Taliban’s claim to hold 90 per cent of Afghanistan’s borders is an “absolute lie,” the defence ministry said Friday, insisting government forces were in control…

Defence Ministry issues formal tender for mega submarine programme: Report

New Delhi, July 22  The Defence Ministry on Tuesday issued the request for proposal (RFP) or the formal tender to domestically build six conventional submarines for the navy at a…

Russia invites India for Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 21 Russia has invited India for the first time to the Russia-US-China Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan that will discuss, among other issues,…

Russia unveils new Sukhoi stealth fighter jet to compete with F-35s

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 21 Russia on Tuesday unveiled its new Sukhoi stealth fighter jet designed to compete with the US F-35 and capable of striking six…

China developing new fighter aircraft base near Ladakh

New Delhi, July 19 Seeking to overcome limitations in its fighter aircraft operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India, China is developing an airbase for fighter aircraft…

Not Espionage on lost Defence documents linked to warship

London, July 19 Britain said it had found no evidence of espionage connected to the discovery last month of a wad of secret papers at a bus stop which contained…

Rajnath Singh launches Artificial Intelligence-based grievance analysis app

New Delhi, July 16  With the launch of an artificial intelligence (AI) based grievance analysis application called CPGRAMS, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the country is moving towards…

78 terrorists neutralized by security forces so far this year: IGP Vijay Kumar

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 16 With two local terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Friday, IGP Kashmir…

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 16 Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in a residential area of the city on Friday, police said. Also read:https://thefactnews.in/jammu-and-kashmir-four-militants-killed-in-2-separate-encounters/…

Monitoring activities by PLA, Army says on eastern Ladakh situation

New Delhi, July 14 There has been no attempt by the Indian or the Chinese side to occupy the areas in eastern Ladakh from where they disengaged in February and…

BSF personnel open fire at flying object spotted near border in Jammu

The Fact News Service Jammu, July 14 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel opened fire at a flying object after they spotted it near the International Border (IB) in the Arnia…

Pakistani LeT Commander among three terrorists neutralised in J-K

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 14 Three terrorists have been neutralised, including Pakistani LeT Commander Aijaz alias Abu Huraira and two local terrorists, informed Inspector General of Police (IGP)…

2 terrorists killed by security forces in J-K’s Pulwama

The Fact News Service Pulwama, July 14 Security personnel on Wednesday killed two unidentified terrorists in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, the Kashmir Zone Police informed. The encounter…

Indian Navy to take part in massive chopper development project

New Delhi, July 13 The Navy has decided to come onboard for India’s most ambitious indigenous helicopter development plan, giving a boost to the project that intends to save a…

Defence Recruitment 2021: Government to fill over 458 vacancies

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 12 Ministry of Defence has invited applications to fill a total of 444 vacancies in 41 field ammunition depots. Interested candidates can apply…

Two-year masters course DRDO, AICTE launched in defence technology

The Fact News Service Pune, July 10 In a first, a full-time Master of Technology (MTech) course in Defence Technology has been launched by the Defence Research and Development Organisation…

Pressure fuse used in J&K drone attack hints at Pak military role: Probe team

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 12 The investigation into the Jammu Air Force Station drone attack has revealed that the technique of “pressure fuse” used in the bombs…

India evacuates 50 diplomats, security personnel from Kandahar as Taliban captures new areas

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 11 India has pulled out around 50 diplomats and security personnel from its consulate in Kandahar in Afghanistan in view of the deteriorating…

2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag

The Fact News Service Anantnag, July 10 Two unidentified terrorists were neutralised by security forces in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Kwarigam, Ranipora area of Anantnag in Jammu…

DMA seeks RTI exemption for forces in view of national security

New Delhi, July 9 The Department of Military Affairs (DMA), one of five key departments under the defence ministry, recently made a strong push for exemption of the armed forces…

Hizbul Mujahideen hideout busted in Kashmir’s Sopore, one terrorist arrested

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 9 In a joint operation, the police and CRPF busted a hideout belonging to the banned terrorist organisation Hizbul Mujahideen in Jammu and Kashmir’s…

Jammu and Kashmir: Four militants killed in 2 separate encounters

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 8 Four militants were killed in clashes with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama and Kulgam districts on Thursday. In the last 24…

Afghanistan Defence Minister says ‘war is raging’ with Taliban

Kabul, July 7 Afghanistan’s Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi said Wednesday that the “war is raging” with the Taliban, after the insurgents carried out their first major assault on a provincial…

Nearly 2.5 Kg RDX used in bombs dropped on IAF station in Jammu

The Fact News Service Jammu, July 6 A cocktail of explosive material, including RDX and nitrate, was used in the two IED that were dropped from drones at the Indian…

Indian Army chief to inaugurate war memorial for Indian soldiers in Italy, will also visit UK

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 4 Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General MM Naravane will embark on a four-day visit to the United Kingdom and Italy from July…

Army pays tribute to Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli killed in J-K encounter with terrorists

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 3 The Army on Saturday paid tribute to Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli, who was killed in an encounter with terrorists on July 1 at Hanjan…

Air force veterans critical of IAF being ‘supporting arm’ remark by CDS

New Delhi, July 3 The spat over the creation of integrated theatre commands has now come out in open with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat stating that the…

After Defence Chief calls Air Force ‘supporting arm’, Air Chief responds

New Delhi, July 3  Air power has a huge role to play in any of the integrated battle roles, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on…

Top LeT terrorist among 3 killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s

The Fact News Service Pulwama, July 2 Three terrorists associated with terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT) were neutralised by security forces in the encounter that broke out between terrorists and security…

BSF opens fire after Pakistani drone spotted on IB in Jammu

The Fact News Service Jammu, July 2 The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday opened fire on a suspected Pakistani surveillance drone after it tried to venture into the Indian…

Army Jawan martyred in encounter with terrorists at Pulwama

The Fact News Service Srinagar, July 2 An Army Jawan was martyred on Friday in a fierce encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Security forces have cordoned…

National Doctors Day: Medical College Mohali gives warn send-off to BFNAs from Army Western Command

The Fact News Service SAS Nagar, July 1 On National Doctors Day, giving a warm send-off to the Battle Field Nursing Assistants (BFNAs) from Western Command of the army who…

Lt Gen Sanjeev Kumar Sharma takes over as Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Strategy)

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, July 1 Lt Gen Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, AVSM, YSM has assumed the appointment of the Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Strategy) today. Lt Gen SK…

No infiltration along LoC after ceasefire agreement with Pakistan: Army chief Naravane

New Delhi, July 1 There has been no infiltration along LoC after ceasefire agreement was reached between India and Pakistan: Army chief Gen MM Naravane. Since there is no infiltration,…

Written exams of army recruitment to be held on July 25

The Fact News Service Patiala, July 1 The written test for recruitment in various categories in the Indian Army will be conducted on July 25, 2021 at Punjabi University, Patiala.…

Indian Army launched a unique initiative to help the needy in J & K

The Fact News Service Jammu, June 30 In a unique initiative to help the needy in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army has erected a ‘Daya Ki Diwar’ outside its camp…

Germany completes troop pull-out from Afghanistan: Defence Minister

Berlin, June 30  Germany has completed its troop pull-out from Afghanistan started in May, the defence ministry announced Tuesday, as the US aims to complete its withdrawal by September 11.…

Gen. Bipin Rawat visits posts along Line of Actual Control, reviews preparedness

New Delhi, June 29 Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat today visited a number of forwarding locations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China around the Himachal…

Pakistan LeT commander, aide killed in Srinagar encounter

The Fact News Service Srinagar, June 29 A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area…

Terrorism reduced in Ladakh after becoming UT: Rajnath Singh

Ladakh, June 28 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said terrorism has reduced in Ladakh after it became a Union territory. “After becoming a Union territory, terrorism has reduced in…

Jammu Air Force station explosion: Alert sounded in Punjab’s Pathankot

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 27 An alert has been sounded in Punjab’s border district of Pathankot on Sunday after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the high-security Indian Air…

NIA team at Jammu Air Force base after twin blasts

The Fact News Service Jammu , June 27 A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrived at the Air Force Station in Jammu, where two blasts took place earlier…

2 drones used for attack on Jammu IAF base: Sources

The Fact News Service Jammu, July 27 Two drones were used to carry out an attack inside the Air Force base in Jammu on Sunday, sources said. “There is no…

J&K sees 614 young soldiers in Army’s JAKLI in 2021

The Fact News Service Srinagar, June 27 At the Bana Singh Parade Ground in Srinagar , 614 recruits completed a year of rigorous training and joined the Jammu and Kashmir…

Italy denies plans to expand its military presence in Libya

The Fact News Service Italy, June 26 The Italian General Defence Staff has denied its intention to build its presence in Libya, stressing that media reports in this regard are…

Active Pakistani terrorists in Kashmir declined over the years, says Army officer

The Fact News Service Srinagar, June 26 A senior Indian Army official has said that the number of Pakistani militants active in Kashmir has declined in the last few years.…

Army donates medicines, equipment to help border village in J-K’s Kathua, fight COVID-19

The Fact News Service Kathua, June 25 To help equip the people living in villages in Kathua district, along the international border, in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Army chief visits army training command at Shimla

The Fact News Service Shimla, June 25 The Chief of the Army Staff, General MM Naravane visited the Shimla based Army Training Command (ARTRAC) on 25 June 2021. He was…

1st ‘Made-in-India’ aircraft carrier to be commissioned next year: Rajnath Singh

Kochi, June 25 India’s first ‘made-in-India’ Aircraft Carrier – INS Vikrant – will be commissioned next year, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said at the southern naval command in Kochi today.…

National Defence Academy, Naval Academy exam rescheduled

New Delhi, June 24 The National Defence Academy, Naval Academy exam which was scheduled to be held on September 5 has been rescheduled to November 14, the Union Public Service…

Terrorists working with Pak Army can become ‘lose cannons’ to escalate situation, warns Gen Bipin Rawat

New Delhi, June 23 Asking armed forces to be on guard along borders with both China and Pakistan, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has said that terrorists working…

Shimla girl selected as IAF Flying Officer

The Fact News Service Shimla, June 23 Shimla’s daughter Prerna Gupta has made a name for herself in the Indian Air Force by becoming a flying officer. Prerna Gupta recently…