India  /  Published 17.04.19

Civilian traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Civilian traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Wednesday as no movement of security convoy was scheduled during the day. On April 7, it was announced that the 270-km highway wi...
By (PTI) in Jammu

India  /  Published 15.12.18

Forces kill 7 civilians at J&K encounter site

Seven ordinary people died as security forces fired on an unruly mob that had gathered during a gunfight with militants, recording the highest civilian toll near a Kashmir encounter site and leaving t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.12.18

Army versus Valley march

The army has vowed to foil a march called by the Hurriyat Conference to the force’s Valley headquarters against the latest civilian killings in Kashmir as it braced for a showdown with separatist-ba...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 14.05.20

Army mulling proposal to allow 3-year tenure for civilians

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is considering a proposal to allow civilians including young working professionals to join the force for a three-year tenure as officers and in other ranks ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.07.19

Afghan government, foreign forces ‘killed most civilians’

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and forei...
By Reuters in Kabul

India  /  Published 19.04.19

Citizen or civilian? New Balakot puzzle

A riddle a day keeps the Balakot pot boiling.On Thursday evening, PTI, the news agency, quoted foreign minister Sushma Swaraj as telling BJP women workers in Ahmedabad that no Pakistani soldier or cit...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.20

Anand Mahindra backs Army's proposal for civilians

Industrialist Anand Mahindra has backed a proposal by the army to allow civilians, including young working professionals, to join the force for a three-year tenure while stating that the Mahindra Grou...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.09.19

US drone accidentally kills 30 Afghans

A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday...
By Reuters in Jalalabad

India  /  Published 18.06.19

IED blast in Pulwama leaves 2 soldiers dead, 7 jawans and 2 civilians injured

Two of the nine soldiers who were injured in the IED blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir have died, a defence spokesman said Tuesday. Nine Army personnel and two civilians were injured...
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

India  /  Published 08.11.18

4 civilians, 1 CISF jawan killed in Chhattisgarh

Four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed when suspected Naxals detonated a bus with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, four days ahead of the fir...
By PTI in Raipur


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