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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 troops put at risk.

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.

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.