Violence in Iraq in April was around its highest level since 2008, official and UN figures showed Thursday, a day after the country`s first parliamentary election since US troops withdrew.
Around 50 Army personnel including a Major are facing the prospect of disciplinary action for a brawl between officers and troops in Meerut during a boxing match in October.
Army has provided latest Swiss winter gear including trousers, jackets and gloves to jawans deployed in places such as Siachen Glacier to enable them brave temperatures that even go below minus 50 degree Celcius.
Army troops of India and Russia will hold war-games codenamed `Ex INDRA` in the deserts of Rajasthan starting from October 18 to enhance bilateral cooperation.
Army has put its troops along the LoC on alert to scuttle any infiltration attempt from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Army chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday visited Rashtriya Rifles formations in Doda sector of Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed counter-insurgency (CI) operations.
Troops of the Tezpur-headquartered Gajraj Corps have swung into action in flood-hit Sonitpur district of central Assam.
Army personnel posted in high
altitude areas along the China and Pakistan borders will soon
be shifted to better shelters.
Syrian troops carried out arrests of opponents of President Bashar al-Assad.
Noor Jahan, wife of Abdul Majid, originally belongs to Kerni area of the Indian district and had illegally crossed
over to PoK on May 30.
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