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Forces hunt 7 Pak-based terrorists who entered via Nepal

New Delhi: Seven Pakistan-based terrorists have managed to enter India through the porous India-Nepal border and are currently holed up in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and Ayodhya districts, sources said on Saturday. These terrorists are making attempts to enter Jammu and Kashmir and also trying to get in touch with their local contact in the Valley. Intelligence […]

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SC favours permanent commission for women officers in armed forces with retro affect

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the armed forces should consider granting permanent commission to women officers in armed forces under the Short Service Commission (SSC) before March 2019. The Army has notified permanent commission to women officers, who join the forces under SSC, after March 2019. The top court asked the Centre to […]

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Over 80 militant attacks on armed forces in less than 2 years

New Delhi: More than 80 terrorist attacks against Indian armed forces have taken place in less than two years despite strict security guidelines having been issued for defence installations across the country in the wake of the 2016 Pathankot attack. In order to counter incidents like the Pathankot attack, the Defence Ministry had in March 2017 […]

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Over 150 military veterans complain to President against political leaders for misuse of armed forces

New Delhi: Over 150 military veterans have complained to President Ram Nath Kovind against political leaders who they claim are taking credit for military operations like cross-border strikes and repeatedly using the armed forces for political gains. In a letter written on Thursday, they urged the President to take “all necessary steps to urgently direct all […]