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In a press conference, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that credible information was received that the JeM was planning another suicide attack.
Terrorist training camps of Jaish, Lashkar & Hizbul Mujahideen were hit in Balakot in strikes that lasted 21 minutes.
The .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett and the .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta will replace the ageing Russian Dragunov.
The Indian Army should set the record straight on several unrecognised military operations.
The guns being procured for the soldiers are the Italian-made .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta, and the US-made .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett. New Delhi: Indian soldiers along the Line of Control are set to get deadly new sniper rifles, including an anti-material rifle that can go through concrete and metal objects, such as vehicles. The procurement process is expected to be completed this month. While the Army is in need of about 5,000 sniper rifles, the priority was to equip the Northern Command, which looks after the crucial LoC and some part of the Line of Actual Control with China. The guns being given to the soldiers are the .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta, and the .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett. These snipers will replace the ageing Russian Dragunov, the mainstay of Indian soldiers. Army Headquarters has already floated a plan to procure 5,000 sniper rifles for the...
India facing complex security challenges, threat to territorial integrity & internal stability: Gen Bipin Rawat
In his new year message, the Army chief praised the collective grit, determination and sacrifices of the troops.
The Army said intruders attempted to cross the border and were assisted by heavy covering fire from Pakistani posts.
Since the Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, Kashmir has witnessed more violence, deaths and alienation of the masses
The killing of 3 Indian soldiers Sunday is the latest flashpoint with Pakistan but, so far, exchanges have been limited to small arms.
Following the incident, the Border Security Force has lodged a strong complaint with thier counterpart the Pakistan Rangers.