54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistan jails: RTI

As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply.

Ban Ki-moon honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honoured over a million Indian soldiers who fought in the World War I at a commemorative event here and released a photo book authored by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of India to the UN featuring war memorials from across the world.

20 Indian soldiers missing from border areas: RTI

Twenty Indian soldiers posted in border areas of the country, most of them in Jammu and Kashmir, have gone missing from 1996 to 2010, according to an RTI reply.

50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt

Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

UN marks 100th anniversary of WWI, lauds Indian soldiers` role

The UN has commemorated the centenary of World War I, lauding the courage and sacrifice of soldiers including over a million from India, and underscored the importance of reconciliation through diplomacy.

Indian soldiers killed in Sudan cremated with state honours

The mortal remains of two Indian soldiers, who were killed in an attack on a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, were Monday consigned to flames with full state honours.

Aligarh DM mocks at martyrs` families, questions need for compensation

District magistrate of Aligarh Rajeev Rautela has reportedly made certain remarks regarding the compensation that are handed out to martyrs families.

How Indian soldiers were ambushed along LoC on August 6

A preliminary probe into the killing of five Indian soldiers along the LoC earlier this month has revealed that the attack was well-planned.

LoC remarks: JD(U) issues show cause notice to Bihar ministers

Taking a strong note of their controversial remarks on the killing of soldiers along LoC, JD(U) today issued show cause notice to its two Bihar ministers asking why disciplinary action should not be taken against them.

LoC martyrs cremated with full state honours

The five Indian Army soldiers, who were killed in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir two nights ago, were on Thursday given a Guard of Honour ahead of their cremation in their respective villages.

PM Manmohan Singh will decide on talks with Pakistan: Salman Khurshid

The killing of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir has triggered a national outrage.

India outraged, says time to hit back at Pakistan

The nation is outraged and is demanding answers after five Indian soldiers were killed along the LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak attack will affect normalisation of ties: Farooq

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said it will affect the normalisation of ties between the two nations.

Indian soldiers` killing unacceptable: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops a "dastardly ambush".

Govt needs to answer: BJP on soldiers’ killing

The BJP on Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA government for failing to protect India’s borders.

Pak violates truce, targets Indian soldiers in J&K

Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops on Monday fired at Indian soldiers while they were trying to rescue two porters who were wounded in twin blasts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district.

Indian Army refuses to share info on soldiers mutilated at LoC

Army has refused to make public under RTI information on soldiers whose bodies were mutilated in skirmishes with Pakistani Army or infiltrators along the Line of Control during the last five years.

Gehlot pays tributes to fallen Indian soldiers in Israel

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has laid a wreath at the memorial of Indian soldiers at Haifa.

7,121 Indian soldiers deployed in UN Missions: Antony

A total of 7,121 Indian soldiers have been deployed in the UN Missions and 18 troops have been killed in various operations there since 2010, Defence Minister A K Antony informed the Lok Sabha today.

AFMC to conduct DNA profile of soldiers

AFMC has started a project to conduct DNA profile of soldiers and develop necessary protocol for identifying them from their body tissues, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.