Army chief visits Kashmir to review security situation

New Delhi, June 18 : A day after the Central government decided not to extend the Ramadan ceasefire in the Kashmir Valley, Indian Army chief, General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation, an official statement said. Rawat, accompanied by the newly-appointed Northern Army chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, […]

Government mulling separate fund for financial aid to disabled soldiers

New Delhi, June 18 : The government will provide financial assistance to soldiers, disabled in the line of duty, as it is considering proposal of major grant to establish a separate fund for the purpose, an official statement said. “Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of […]

Army chief visits Aurangzeb’s bereaved family

[Poonch: Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat meets the family members of late rifleman Aurangzeb at his village Salani in Poonch district of Jammu on Monday, June 18, 2018. Aurangzeb was abducted and later killed by militants in Gusoo village of south Kashmir?s Pulwama district on June 14, 2018. ( /PTI] Jammu, June 18 […]

16 killed as Afghan Taliban launch attacks after ceasefire

Kabul, June 18 : At least 16 people were killed on Monday as the Afghan Taliban resumed attacks after refusing to extend a three-day ceasefire that ended on Sunday night, police said. Taliban militants launched early morning attacks on security checkpoints in Ghormach, Qaisar, Pashtunkot and Shirin Tagab districts in the Faryab province, a police […]

Ex-border guards chief to head Bangladesh armed forces

Dhaka, June 18 : Bangladesh on Monday picked former border guards chief Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the head of the country’s armed forces. He replaces outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, bdnews24.com reported. According to a notice of the Defence Ministry, former Director General of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) […]