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Sashi Kiran Tikka: Research For A Film From Web, Books Limit You

Jan 15, 2022 Yashika Mathur

The director of upcoming biographical drama 'Major', opens up the research that went behind recreating the life of martyr Sandeep Unnikrishnan.

WWII Era Letter Written By 22-Year-Old Soldier To His Mom Gets Delivered 76 Years Later

Jan 07, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

US Army Sgt John Gonsalves, 22 wrote a letter to his mother which would sit unopened for more than 75 years before being found in a US Postal Service distribution facility in Pittsburgh.


Kejriwal Promises To Pay Rs.1 Crore To Families Of Martyred Soldiers If AAP Wins Uttarakhand Assembly Polls

Kejriwal made the announcement at the party's Nav Nirman rally at the Parade Ground in Uttarakhand.

Coonoor Helicopter Crash: Lt Colonel Harjinder Singh, Three Other Security Personnel Laid To Rest

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Thousands of people lined the streets as the mortal remains of the soldiers, wrapped in the tricolour, were brought to their native places in flower-bedecked military vehicles.


Victory Flame Of 1971 War Reaches Kolkata, Part Of Golden Jubilee Celebrations

The Victory Flame will be taken to the residences of the heroes of the 1971 war who were awarded medals for their gallantry, the Defence official said.

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20 October, 2021

Shopian Encounter: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba Militants, Soldier Killed

Outlook Web Desk

A search operation launched by the security forces took shape of an encounter after the militants opened fire at the security forces who retaliated.


15 October, 2021

Army Says Poonch Operation Is On

Naseer Ganai

The Army has said a counter-terrorist operation is in progress in the area of Nar Khas forest in Mendhar, Poonch district, since the evening of October 14.


06 October, 2021

Soldier Commits Suicide Inside Camp In Jammu

Outlook Web Desk

Sepoy Sonavane Ganesh was found hanging with a rope at the camp in Domana area on Tuesday evening, the officials said.


14 August, 2021

Pakistani Security Forces Kill 3 Militants With 1 Soldier Killed In Shootout At Balochistan

Associated Press (AP)

In a brief statement, the military said there was an exchange of gunfire after militants opened fire on a security vehicle near Shahrig in the Loralai district.


29 July, 2021

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Associated Press (AP)

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


25 July, 2021

Turkey Claims Two Of Its Soldiers Have Been Killed In North Syria

Associated Press (AP)

According to the Turkish Defence Ministry, the attack took place Saturday in Euphrates Shield area, which consists of a region between the Turkish border and northern Aleppo


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24 July, 2021

2 Unidentified Militants Killed In J-K’s Bandipora During Encounter With Security Forces

Outlook Web Desk

The officials said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which two militants were killed.


20 July, 2021

Afghan Crisis: Three Rockets Hit Near Presidential Palace Ahead Of Ghani Address

Associated Press (AP)

There were no injuries recorded and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds


18 June, 2021

Rampaging Bear Shot Dead After Wounding Four In Japan

Associated Press (AP)

The bear was seen wandering through the streets of Sapporo in the early hours of Friday, triggering a number of calls to police


07 June, 2021

Australia's Living War Veteran Ben Roberts-Smith Fuels Afghan Defamation

Associated Press (AP)

Ben Roberts-Smith plans on suing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in the Federal Court in Sydney over the articles published in 2018.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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