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Army gunned down a civilian on mistaken identity; Arunachal Congress demands ex-gratia relief of Rs. 5 crores

June 15, 2017 07:57PM

ET Bureau

Changlang, 15 June: A civilian in Arunachal Pradesh was gunned down by the Army, which later called it a case of “mistaken identity”.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night in the state's Changlang district bordering Myanmar.

The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee vehement…


Indian Army conducts free medical and dental camp at Lajum Pather village

January 8, 2017 11:04PM

Manoj Kumar Ojha

Doomdooma: Kakopathar Army camp of Rupai Battalion under the aegis of DAO division of the Indian Army, operating in Tinsukia district organized a free medical and dental camp in Lajum Pather village on 8 Jan 2017.

Indian Army along with a team of doctors and pharmacists attend…


APCSU and Indian Army conducts career counselling

December 27, 2016 07:40PM

ET Bureau,

Diyun: One Day Career counseling programme has been organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Chakma Students Union (APCSU) in collaboration with 11th Grenadiers Indian Army, Dumba Camp at Auditorium Hall, Circuit House Diyun, Arunachal Pradesh today

More than400 students along with te…


APCSU to hold Career Counseling Program at Diyun along with the Army

December 19, 2016 10:36PM

ET Bureau

Diyun: Arunachal Pradesh Chakma Student’s Union (APCSU) will hold a career counseling programme at Diyun on 27 Dec 2016.

The Indian Army, Dumba Camp has agreed to become a part of the program when an APCSU delegation met Major Abimanyu and requested him today. 

The presentati…


Dangri Kumar Army camp inaugurates toilets block

December 17, 2016 06:43PM

A Staff Reporter,

Naharkatia: As part of the project Operation Sadbhavana, the Indian Army undertakes various campaigns to develop literacy, women empowerment, public health and relief and rehabilitation in Assam.

The Army’s Sadbhavana drive is an informal approach mechanism for the office…


Indian Army conducts Siang Adventure – cum – Cultural Festival at Yingkiong

December 17, 2016 02:00PM

ET Bureau,

Yingkiong: Indian Army has organized ‘Siang Adventure- cum – Cultural Festival’ at Yingkiong, Upper Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh from 09 Dec to 17 Dec 2016.Prior to commencement of the festival; a need was felt to provide a face-lift to Yingkiong Town.

The Army pro…


“Militants killed in Miao Circle encounter not ours”, says ULFA as two more cadres apprehended by security forces

December 15, 2016 10:03PM



  • 2 more militant outfits belonging to Ulfa (I) here this afternoon at Wakhet Ghat near Gidding village under Bordumsa Police Station in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Acting on specific tip offs, the Jairampur …


2 ULFA militants killed, 6 apprehended in encounter with Security Forces at Dharmapur Village

December 14, 2016 08:26PM
  • It is suspected that militants involved in the Dharmapur encounter might have been involved in Pengaree ambush on 19th November last in Pengaree, which killed two soldiers of the Indian Army.
  • As the security forces intensified counter- insurgency operation post-Pengaree ambush, militants affili…


Indian Army observes Swachhata Pakhwada at Aalo

December 12, 2016 10:44PM

ET Bureau

Aalo: To spread the message of cleanliness among the masses, 1st Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army is observing Swachhata Pakhwada from December 1 to 16 under Swachha Bharat Mission.

Accordingly, the Indian Army conducted an awareness walk, run and shramdan at Aalo on December 11…


Mahar Brigade of the Indian Army set for the Siang Adventure Festival

December 8, 2016 05:50PM

ET Bureau

Yingkiong: The 3 Mahar Brigade of the Indian Army is all set to celebrate the Siang Adventure cum Cultural Festival 2016-2017 at Yingkiong in Upper Siang district.

Accordingly, there are various events lined up for the festival, including 5 KM cycling, 5 KM run, rowing and rafting, …


ULFA link man involved in Tinsukia Padmini T.E. blast nabbed from Arunachal.

December 7, 2016 07:24PM

Laxman Sharma,

Digboi: Going on a hot pursuit, the joint security forces comprising 11 Granadier of Indian Army based in Mahadevpur and Bordumsa based Assam Police in association with a team of Arunachal Police apprehended Bikash Gogoi (26) of Kailashpur village under Bordumsa Police in Tinsukia …


“I was forced to cook and feed 12 armed militants”, admits apprehended youth in Digboi

November 22, 2016 08:35PM

Pengaree militant attack

Laxman Sharma 

Digboi:  Finally after three days of intense operation to hunt militants in and around Pengaree area by Indian Army, the security forces apprehended a youth identified as Jatin Konwar (19) son of Biren Konwar, a resident of Haldibari village of Bhimpath…


Recruitment Rally for aspirants of Arunachal at Aalo from 1st Dec

November 10, 2016 09:08PM

ET Bureau

Aalo: The Indian Army of Bihar Regiment is conducting online registration for all aspirants of Arunachal Pradesh for the Army Recruitment Rally to be held at Aalo General Ground from December 1 to 6 next.

Many aspirants from different parts of the state are turning up for the recr…


Army foils infiltration bid in Kupwara

October 12, 2016 01:54PM


Srinagar: The Indian Army on Wednesday foiled an infiltration bid by militants from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir 

"An infiltration bid was foiled by Army in Tangdhar sector," an Army official said.

He said an operation ha…


Need a capable army for a strong nation: PM Modi

October 9, 2016 12:31AM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the armed forces must be capable if a nation has to be strong. Speaking at the release of ‘The Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya’ here in the national capital, Modi quoted Upadhyay and said: “For a nation to become strong, it …


2 held for duping people with promise of job in Indian army

September 24, 2016 07:39PM


ET Correspondent

Bokajan, Sept 24: Cracking down on fraudsters who are duping innocent people in the guise of providing jobs, Bokajan police have booked two including a women for allegedly cheating young aspirantson Thursday.


The arrested accused are Dhurbo Deka and Minakshi Mech,…


Ulfa plot to trigger blast behind tea factory at Pengeri in Tinsukia failed, security forces recovers IED bomb

August 4, 2016 12:04AM

Rishu Kalantri

Tinsukia, Aug 3: A joint team of Indian army's Digboi unit and police on Wednesday evening foiled ULFA (I) bid to trigger an IED bomb targeting a tea factory at Pengeri in Tinsukia district. Security forces recovered 1 kg IED bomb planted at the backside of Goyal tea factory an…



June 5, 2016 06:51PM


ET Correspondent

Rangia, June 5: 

Indian Army and Assam police launched an operation in the thick, unhospitable jungles of Kakulong in Chirang district of Assam. During a relentless search amid sweltering heat and undergrowth, the team found a camp site being used by the NDFB(S). Wh…


Indian Army recovers huge cache of arms in Doda, J-K

May 30, 2016 03:32PM

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), May 30: Acting on specific information, the Indian Army launched a swift and surgical joint search operation in Sunarthwa Forest near Gosti Bowl in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The team recovered a total of four weapons and war like stores, which included one AK 5…


The army apprehends three hardcore NDFB(S) Terrorist in Baksa

March 13, 2016 08:21PM

ET Correspondent

Rangia Mar 13: 
Based on specific information of movement of three NDFB (S) cadres received from Army Intelligence, a team of Indian Army launched a joint operation with the Assam Police on March 12 and arrested three NDFB (S) cadres moving through village Hakata in Baksa distric…


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