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Resume passenger trains: Army personnels’ kin requests govt

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 12:16 AM IST
Atma Raksha Sangh convener colonel HS Kahlon (retd) said that a number of army personnel visit their families during Diwali but if passenger trains do not operate, they will face difficulty in reaching home
Citing national security concerns, New Delhi on June 29 banned 59 mostly Chinese mobile applications such as TikTok, UC Browser and WeChat, and added 118 more apps to the list on September 2.(PTI)
Citing national security concerns, New Delhi on June 29 banned 59 mostly Chinese mobile applications such as TikTok, UC Browser and WeChat, and added 118 more apps to the list on September 2.(PTI)

Chinese imports 29% down, but up in key sectors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 12:05 AM IST
India has taken a series of punitive actions against China amid a military standoff in the Ladakh sector along the Line of Actual Control (LAC); on June 15, a violent brawl in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh left 20 Indian Army personnel dead and caused an unspecified number of Chinese casualties.
Manufacturers import li-ion cells, battery packs and electric motors from China.
Manufacturers import li-ion cells, battery packs and electric motors from China.

China-reliant EV firms face funding hurdles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malyaban Ghosh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 11:52 PM IST
The uncertain ties between the two countries are leaving investors jittery and forcing them to put money in startups that have a low reliance on China.
The Road Transport, Highways and MSME minister said a policy will be out soon banning Chinese firms and relaxing norms for Indian companies to expand their eligibility criteria for participation in highway projects.(HT Photo)
The Road Transport, Highways and MSME minister said a policy will be out soon banning Chinese firms and relaxing norms for Indian companies to expand their eligibility criteria for participation in highway projects.(HT Photo)

India to ban Chinese companies from highway projects, says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The senior minister’s assertions assume significance against the backdrop of border standoff between India and China in Ladakh that also saw the death of 20 Indian Army personnel last month.
There is sometimes value to strategic ambiguity in international politics. But this isn’t one of those. A new statement will help restore India’s stand(ANI)
There is sometimes value to strategic ambiguity in international politics. But this isn’t one of those. A new statement will help restore India’s stand(ANI)

Restoring India’s case, credibility | HT Editorial

UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 06:16 AM IST
PM must make a new, clear statement on China
Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and a government job for kin of each of the two soldiers from the state who died during clashes with the Chinese army. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and a government job for kin of each of the two soldiers from the state who died during clashes with the Chinese army. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for families of 2 soldiers from WB killed in Galwan clash

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Rajesh Orang of Birbhum district and Bipul Roy of Alipurduar were among the 20 Indian Army personnel killed in the fierce clash on Monday night.
While it was important to defuse the tensions at the border, and India was not in favour of war, Captain Amarinder said the country could not afford to show weakness at this time and needed to take a strong stand to deter the Chinese from any further intrusions and attacks on its territories and men.(HT Photo)
While it was important to defuse the tensions at the border, and India was not in favour of war, Captain Amarinder said the country could not afford to show weakness at this time and needed to take a strong stand to deter the Chinese from any further intrusions and attacks on its territories and men.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM calls for strong Indian response to incursions by China

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh expresses anger and shock at killing of three Indian Army personnel, says ‘our soldiers are not fair game’
In a separate incident at Kech, another soldier, Sipahi Imdad Ali was killed in an exchange of fire with militants.(Bloomberg)
In a separate incident at Kech, another soldier, Sipahi Imdad Ali was killed in an exchange of fire with militants.(Bloomberg)

Seven Pak soldiers killed in terror attacks in Balochistan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Local media reported that a vehicle of the Frontier Corps (FC), a wing of the Pakistan Army, in Mach was targeted using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which led to six soldiers were killed.
Longding is one of the three districts in Arunachal—the other two are Tirap and Changlang—where rebels groups from Nagaland and Assam, like NSCN-IM and United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I), are active.(Reuters)
Longding is one of the three districts in Arunachal—the other two are Tirap and Changlang—where rebels groups from Nagaland and Assam, like NSCN-IM and United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I), are active.(Reuters)

Judicial probe ordered after civilian killed in Arunachal in army firing

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 02:01 PM IST
A 60-year-old resident of Pumao village in the district was killed when a team of army personnel fired at a crowd. Several others, including army personnel, are also stated to have sustained injuries in the incident.
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo)
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo)

About 1,000 soldiers take special train for border duty amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The government has ensured all possible precautions for Covid-19, like disinfection of platforms and bogies, detailed briefing of the personnel etc.
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Hundreds of soldiers to take special trains for border duty amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta & Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 02:48 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the running of two special trains for security forces, the officials said.
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Chandigarh woman loses 14,000 to fraudster

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 12:56 AM IST
In similar online frauds, a Manimajra man was duped of Rs 1.5 lakh, while a Sector 47 resident lost Rs 20,000 to a trickster
Lt. Col. Seema Singh (C) and other women army personnel after the apex court’s decision to apply permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army, at Supreme Court, in New Delhi on Monday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Lt. Col. Seema Singh (C) and other women army personnel after the apex court’s decision to apply permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army, at Supreme Court, in New Delhi on Monday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Leaders across parties welcome SC verdict on permanent commission for women in army

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HTC and Agencies
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 03:59 AM IST
As of January 2019, 3.89% of army personnel comprised women, while 6.7% of the navy and 13.28% of the air force personnel, respectively, were women, as of June 2019,” Union defence minister Rajnath Singh said.
Six soldiers have been awarded the Shaurya Chakra, including one posthumously(Indian Air Force/Website)
Six soldiers have been awarded the Shaurya Chakra, including one posthumously(Indian Air Force/Website)

Six Army personnel awarded Shaurya Chakras; 19 top officers get PVSM

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Lt Col Jyoti Lama, Maj Konjengbham Bijendra Singh, Naib Subedhar Narender Singh and Naik Naresh Kumar were among the recipients of the award. Naib Subedar Sombir was posthumously awarded the Shaurya Chakra.
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Narawane, chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh pay tribute at the National War Memorial on Army Day on Wednesday.(ANI photo)
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Narawane, chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh pay tribute at the National War Memorial on Army Day on Wednesday.(ANI photo)

Salutes galore as nation celebrates Army Day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 09:37 AM IST
The army ambulance that met with an accident in Malout town of Muktsar district on Thursday morning.(HT Photo)
The army ambulance that met with an accident in Malout town of Muktsar district on Thursday morning.(HT Photo)

3 army personnel killed in ambulance accident in Punjab’s Malout town

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Muktsar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 04:15 PM IST
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ECHS told to pay ex-serviceman 5,000 to army officer for denying services

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 10:38 PM IST
Consumer forum also asked its Jagraon branch to refund a payment of 3,074 for not providing free medical facilities to complainant and his wife
One soldier was killed while two others were injured in a suspected improvised explosive device (IED) blast
One soldier was killed while two others were injured in a suspected improvised explosive device (IED) blast

Army jawan killed, two others injured in IED blast along LoC in Akhnoor

Hindustan times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Three army personnel suffered injuries in the blast and they were rushed to Army’s Northern Command hospital in Udhampur. However one of the personnel succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
A Naga insurgent was killed in a gun battle with Indian Army personnel in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh early Saturday morning.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A Naga insurgent was killed in a gun battle with Indian Army personnel in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh early Saturday morning.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Naga insurgent killed in police encounter

Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2019 01:35 AM IST
The gunfight took place in Pancham Pahar, Kharsang area of Changlang district, which shares a border with Myanmar and has been a hotbed of insurgency.
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Admn sets up new ‘ring bundh’ in Ferozepur village

By HT Correspondent, Ferozepur
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 01:14 AM IST
An Army personnel was killed on Friday in Pakistani Army firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said(HT Photo)
An Army personnel was killed on Friday in Pakistani Army firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said(HT Photo)

Soldier killed in Pakistan shelling along LoC in J-K

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:39 PM IST
This was the fourth casualty on the Indian side in Pakistan mortar shelling and small arms firing in the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch since August 17.
Till now, the video has gathered over 2,05,200 views – and counting.(Twitter/@ANI)
Till now, the video has gathered over 2,05,200 views – and counting.(Twitter/@ANI)

Maharashtra floods: Kid salutes jawan, tells him ‘Aap bahut accha kaam karte ho’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 10:25 AM IST
In past few days, we have seen videos of people expressing their gratitude circulating online.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was spotted on Wednesday having lunch with local residents in Jammu Kashmir.(HT Photo)
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was spotted on Wednesday having lunch with local residents in Jammu Kashmir.(HT Photo)

Article 370 scrapped, NSA Doval visits J-K, spotted eating with locals

Shopian | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 09:36 PM IST
Ajit Doval was in Kashmir to assess the security situation in the state, which was put under curfew hours ahead of the government’s announcement.
The government has told the Indian Army that three commanders in charge of the Uri brigade, Sunjuwan military camp and the Nagrota army base should be told to go home. (File photo)
The government has told the Indian Army that three commanders in charge of the Uri brigade, Sunjuwan military camp and the Nagrota army base should be told to go home. (File photo)

Army commanders whose bases breached in terror attacks may be told to quit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Essentially, the government wants these officers to put in their papers and retire. The officers will still be eligible to receive all the benefits that are due to them, a government officials said requesting anonymity.
The police were looking for the four accused, who have also been booked for wrongful confinement, and voluntarily causing hurt.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
The police were looking for the four accused, who have also been booked for wrongful confinement, and voluntarily causing hurt.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

Major, three soldiers booked for attempt to murder colleague

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 07:21 AM IST
In his complaint, Ramesh Mohanrao Bishnoi, who is from Rajasthan’s Jodhpur, said the four forced him to drink and thrashed him when he refused to join the four for drinks on May 3 at Aundh Military Station.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh paid tributes to the martyred soldiers who sacrificed their lives while serving in Siachen on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh paid tributes to the martyred soldiers who sacrificed their lives while serving in Siachen on Monday.(ANI Photo)

From icy heights of Siachen, Rajnath Singh’s warm gesture for soldiers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 09:52 AM IST
After his maiden visit, Rajnath tweeted, “Visited a forward post and Siachen base camp today and interacted with the Army personnel serving in this region which is also known as the ‘the highest battlefield in the world’.”
The matter came to fore after a video of the incident went viral on social media. In the video hotel employees can be seen thrashing the Army personnel with sticks.(HTPhoto)
The matter came to fore after a video of the incident went viral on social media. In the video hotel employees can be seen thrashing the Army personnel with sticks.(HTPhoto)

Group of waiters thrash 2 army officials in Baghpat

Baghpat | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 11:18 PM IST
According to the police, the incident took place when the army personnel allegedly entered into a minor altercation with another customer following which a waiter intervened.
An Army personnel was killed Sunday in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.(ANI Photo)
An Army personnel was killed Sunday in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.(ANI Photo)

Army jawan killed in LoC firing by Pakistan

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2019 07:44 PM IST
The soldier was critically injured around 4 am in the firing and was immediately evacuated to the military hospital, the officials said.
Army soliders rush near an encounter site in Baramulla district.(ANI File Photo/Representative image)
Army soliders rush near an encounter site in Baramulla district.(ANI File Photo/Representative image)

2 militants killed in encounter with Army personnel in J-K’s Baramulla

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 12:08 AM IST
The injured personnel have been sent to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment in Srinagar.
The Haridwar district election officer said on Tuesday that no election rallies, road shows or meetings will be allowed near educational institutes during the examination period.(AFP File / Representational Photo)
The Haridwar district election officer said on Tuesday that no election rallies, road shows or meetings will be allowed near educational institutes during the examination period.(AFP File / Representational Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Haridwar poll official reiterates EC directive on using photos of army personnel

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 04:09 PM IST
Haridwar district election officer Deepak Rawat on Tuesday reiterated Election Commission directive to political parties to desist from using photographs of defence personnel during campaign for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.
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