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New Delhi: A brief scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops was reported from Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, informed sources said, even as Army officials in Delhi refused comment. The Chinese soldiers are said to have attempted to cross the Line of Actual Control near Pangong lake, but were stopped by Indian …

Srinagar: At least two Indian Army soldiers were martyred and three others sustained injuries on Saturday when terrorists attacked a military vehicle on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Kulgam district. According to defence sources, two soldiers who sustained critical injuries succumbed later. The other injured have been airlifted to Srinagar for treatment. The convoy was …

Mogadishu: At least five Somali soldiers were killed and one injured in a roadside bomb attack near the administrative capital of Southwest state in Somalia. Information Minister for Southwest State Ugaas Hassan on Monday told Xinhua news agency that a heavy fighting between their forces and Al-Shabaab militants broke out after the deadly ambush attack …

Jhansi: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday stirred controversy when he asked if any Indian Army jawan from Gujarat has martyred so far. Akhilesh accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government of playing politics in the name of nationalism. He said, “We have seen Jawans from Uttar …

Aden, Yemen: As many as 48 soldiers were killed and about 50 others sustained injuries when a suicide bomber blew himself inside a military base here on Saturday. The attack took place when troops were gathered to collect their monthly pay, said a military source. “A suicidal bomber sneaked in among the soldiers who were …

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the central government for decreasing the disability pension for soldiers. After a draft notification was uploaded over Defence Ministry’s website, Kejriwal took to the micro-blogging website Twitter to tag the government’s move as ‘very wrong’. He said, “This (decreasing disability pension) is very wrong. Our …

Ottawa: The government of Canada on Friday said it would restore the country’s traditional United Nations (UN) peacekeeping role by providing as many as 600 of their soldiers to participate in missions around the globe. “Canada is looking forward to re-engaging in multilateral peace operations,” said the country’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. Also Read: UK police …

Imphal: Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were critically injured after three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) detonated in Manipur’s Kangpokpi town on Monday. “While the BSF personnel were boarding a vehicle, three powerful bombs exploded almost three kilometers away from Kangpokpi,” said a senior police official. The injured received a first aid by the doctors …