Indian Army launches operation Lalpura in J&K’s Kupwara; three arrested, 1 AK-47 recovered

Taking to Twitter, the Chinar cops in Indian Army said, ”Op Lalpura, #Kupwara. Joint search operation was launched late evening yesterday on @JmuKmrPolice inputs. Three suspects apprehended. 1 AK & 2 pistols with magazines & ammunition recovered. Joint Operation in progress.”

Indian army probes ‘terrorist’ deaths after family claims in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Indian army said on Monday it is probing the deaths of three alleged militants killed in a military operation on the pretext of being “Pakistani terrorists” in occupied Kashmir, after a family said they were migrant workers who had gone missing.

Army starts investigation into July 18 Shopian encounter

“(I am) Shocked to hear about reports of three missing labourers reportedly killed in a staged encounter at Shopian. Armed forces have a free hand to operate with impunity. (This) Explains why bodies are allowed to decompose at unknown locations. Probes into recent encounters must be ordered,” Iltija Mufti, daughter of Peoples Democratic Party president […]

COVID-19: Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Critical After Lifesaving Surgery

Mukherjee’s political career started as deputy minister in the federal Ministry of Industry, Shipping and Transport and junior minister in the Finance Ministry between 1973-74 in a government headed by the late Indira Gandhi. He was also the deputy chairman of the federal Planning Commission from 1991-96.

Colin Firth’s Indian connection

Wrong!The correct answer: Shekhar Kapur. But first, let us identify the film folk above: John Gielgud is the actor (he won for Arthur); Richard Attenborough is the director (Gandhi); Geoffrey Rush is the actor (Shine); Cate Blanchett is the actress (The Aviator), and Heath Ledger the actor (The Dark Knight).

COVID-19-positive former Indian president Mukherjee critical after brain surgery

“Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt at 12:07 on Aug. 10 in a critical condition. Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery,” reads a statement from the hospital published in local media.

John’s uncanny bonding with Anaitha

“I can”t explain it,” the talkative and chirpy bubbly Bangalorian brims over with excitement as she mulls over the coincidence of bumping into John so often in her career. “I was in Aashayein, Abbas Tyrewala”s Jhootha Hi Sahi and now Kaakha Kaakha. It isn”t as if I planned being with John. It just happened.”Shooting in […]

Caught Between Virus and Violence in Indian Kashmir

The fear of the pandemic is keeping people home. In addition, the world is pre-occupied with the coronavirus and international media’s attention is diverted. Due to fears of COVID-19, many foreign journalists are either not traveling or traveling less than before.  

Why is ‘Binod’ trending? Know all about Indian Twitter’s latest viral trend

— Binod Ki Ma Ka Boyfriend (@silver_shades7) August 7, 2020Even before it trended on Twitter, Binod memes found itself on Reddit, in a special sub-Reddit group. Acknowledging the overwhelming success, Slayy Point also changed the description of their account as ‘Founder of BINOD’, welcoming members of ‘Binod Army’.

DAC approves procurement of defence equipment worth Rs 8722 crore in major boost to armed forces

In view of the availability of requisite capability for indigenous development of the ammunition, both in terms of ‘Manufacturing’ and ‘Technology’, the DAC approved procurement of 125 mm APFSDS (Armour Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sabot) ammunition for Indian Army as a ‘Design and Development Case’. The ammunition being procured will have a 70 per cent […]