Troops

14 communist rebels killed in clash with troops: Philippines military

14 communist rebels killed in clash with troops: Philippines military

The rebels' death toll in last night's encounter is said to be the biggest in recent months. 

Nov 29, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Doklam standoff to end soon as India, China agree to withdraw troops

According to MEA official statement, India and China have agreed to disengage their troops from Doklam area after a long standoff.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

Myanmar troops fire at Rohingya villagers: AFP and border guards

The firing occurred at Ghumdhum border post where the villagers have been stranded since Friday after fresh violence broke out in Myanmar`s northern Rakhine state.

Aug 26, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Doklam Standoff: China says 'countdown to war' has begun, deploys more troops

Doklam Standoff: China says 'countdown to war' has begun, deploys more troops

Chinese media said India has ignored China's stern warnings and should now be ready to face serious consequences.

Aug 10, 2017, 07:30 AM IST
Army chief General Dalbir Singh visits Udhampur and forward areas of Northern Command

Army chief General Dalbir Singh visits Udhampur and forward areas of Northern Command

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Northern Command Headquarters at Udhampur and forward areas of White Knight Corps on Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2016, 20:50 PM IST
Russia begins war games to test troops

Russia begins war games to test troops

Russian defence forces have begun a massive exercise to test combat readiness and cooperation between different branches of the country's military.

Sep 06, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shiites in northern city

Nigeria's army killed 349 people from the minority Shiite Muslim sect last December in a series of clashes for which troops involved should be prosecuted, a judicial inquiry has concluded in a report.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Armoured cars now mandatory to accompany security forces in Kashmir

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Jun 28, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

China develops new stealth tank landing ship

The "Tianmushan" is a tank landing ship that is 120 metres long, and 16 metres wide, with a displacement of 5008 tons, state-run CCTV reported.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

BSF plane crash: Why are lives of troops being put at risk?

Tearful relatives of the victims of the BSF plane crash confronted Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday with a slew of questions including why "old aircraft" were being used and lives of

Dec 23, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Britain to keep 450 troops in Afghanistan through 2016

Britain will extend the stay of about 450 soldiers in Afghanistan throughout 2016, the defence secretary said on Tuesday following a similar announcement by the United States to extend its military presence there.

Oct 27, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan

Urged on by the United States, NATO is open to keeping more troops in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said today the alliance is waiting for the Obama administration to announce its decision on a larger military presence there.

Oct 09, 2015, 02:14 AM IST

Relatives of US personnel in southern Turkey can leave

The United States on Thursday encouraged the families of troops and diplomats stationed in southern Turkey to leave the country as it ramps up efforts in the fight against Islamic State jihadists.

Sep 04, 2015, 02:00 AM IST

DNA: China holds military parade, announces 3 lakh troop cut

President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, a

Sep 04, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed in Army encounter in Handwara

Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed in Army encounter in Handwara

Three militants were killed today in an encounter with the army in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

Aug 23, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

North Korea says 'prepared to risk war' as troops on alert

North Korea has warned that it was prepared to risk "all-out war" as leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt propaganda broadcasts across the border.

Aug 22, 2015, 01:54 AM IST

Somali, AU troops capture key Shebab stronghold: Officials

Somali government troops backed by African Union forces on Wednesday captured the Shebab stronghold of Bardhere, one of the last key bases of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamists, officials said.

Jul 22, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

5,000 central forces' troops to join IYD event at Rajpath

Over 5,000 paramilitary troops will join ranks with other enthusiasts to perform 'asanas' on June 21 to mark the International Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath here.

Jun 19, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

US troops at Taqaddum to help Iraqis plan fight for Ramadi

President Barack Obama has said American forces being sent to a new operations centre in the heart of the war against Islamic State will not engage in combat, but they will do almost everything but fight to support the beleaguered Iraqi forces. 

Jun 12, 2015, 19:52 PM IST