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13-Dec-2017

RRM visits Army & Air force formations in Eastern Assam

Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre continuing with his visits to formations deployed along the line of actual control, visited the Dao Division HQ at Dinjan in Eastern Assam. He was accompanied by GOC Spear Corps Lt Gen Anil Chouhan and other senior officers...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Navy to induct first Scorpene-class submarine on Thursday

 The first of the indigenous Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, will be commissioned in the Indian Navy on Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, Navy officials said on Wednesday.Commissioning of this submarine...

12-Dec-2017

Navika Sagar Parikrama - INSV Tarini departs from Lyttelton

The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Lyttelton this morning (12 December 2017) for its onward journey to Port Stanley (Falklands). INSV Tarini had arrived at Lyttelton on 29 November 2017 after completion of second leg of its maiden voyage...

12-Dec-2017 Bandipora

Snow avalanche : Five soldiers go missing from army camps

Five soldiers went missing after avalanches hit two Army posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.Two soldiers went missing in Kupwara district's Nowgam sector on Monday evening and three others disappeared on Tuesday...

11-Dec-2017

Visit of Chief of the Air Staff Birender Singh Dhanoa to Sri Lanka

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff is on an official visit to Sri Lanka from 11-14 Dec 17, to deliberate on matters of mutual interest related to regional security. During the visit, CAS would also review the Commissioning, Award...

07-Dec-2017 Jammu

Armed Forces Flag Day: SWB delegation calls on Mehbooba Mufti

In connection with the pinning ceremony on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, a delegation of Sainik Welfare Board (SWB) led by its Director, Brig. (R) Harcharan Singh called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.The day is being observed...

07-Dec-2017 Beijing

Indian drone 'intrudes' into Chinese airspace : Military

The Chinese military alleged on Thursday that an Indian drone intruded into China's airspace and crashed."The Indian UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) intruded into China's airspace and crashed recently, and Chinese border troops have conducted identification...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Military must be kept away from politics : Bipin Rawat

The military should be kept away from politics, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.Speaking at a seminar here, Rawat said: "Of late we have been seeing that politicisation of military has been taking place. "We operate in a very secular manner....

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Ten ships continue to be deployed for search, rescue post Ockhi : Navy

Ten ships continue to be deployed for search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, the Indian Navy said on Tuesday.So far, Indian Naval Ships have so far saved 148 lives since the search and rescue operations started, and provided lifesaving...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat gives President's Standards awards

Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat on Tuesday presented President's Standards award to 87 Armoured Regiment, 41 Armoured Regiment and 10 Armoured Regiment at the Suratgarh Military Station in Rajasthan.The three Armoured Regiments were given the honour in recognition...

05-Dec-2017

Indian Navy’s Search and Rescue Operations

Even as Indian Navy's search and rescue(SAR) operations are in full swing for the fifth day on 04 Dec 17, the Navy Day, over Southeast Arabian Sea and L& M islands in the aftermath of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'OCKHI'. Eight naval ships, including frontline...

03-Dec-2017

At 70, Indian Navy is self-reliant, shipshape (Dec 4 is Navy Day)

Navy Day this year is a good occasion to reflect on its journey and evaluate its progress over the last 70 years. The Indian Navy was an exceedingly small force at the dawn of independence and, while being a product of both its British inheritance and the...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

We've presence from Gulf of Aden to western Pacific: Indian Navy chief

Admitting to increased presence of Chinese naval ships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region and calling as "odd" Chinese deployment of submarines for anti-piracy operations, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday said Indian naval ships too had a presence...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

First indigenous aircraft carrier by 2020: Navy Chief Admiral Lanba

The first indigenous aircraft carrier will be ready by the end of 2020, and the the "form and fit" for the second indigenous carrier, which will have conventional propulsion, has been finalised, Navy Chief Sunil Lanba said on Friday.At the annual press conference...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No US officials allowed on leased Russian submarine: Navy Chief Lanba

Indian Navy Chief Sunil Lanba on Friday confirmed that nuclear submarine INS Chakra, which is on lease from Russia, did suffer some damage in its sonar dome, but dismissed media reports of American officials visiting the vessel.At the annual press conference...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Odd China has submarines in Indian Ocean for anti-piracy : Sunil Lanba

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday said it is odd for China to deploy submarines for anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean and added that India has also carried out a threat assessment.Chinese submarines have been spotted in the Indian Ocean region...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Pakistan government policies behind infiltration: K.K. Sharma

The BSF on Wednesday said the policies of the Pakistan government were behind the continuous infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir and the force has identified the routes of the terrorists whom it was ready to tackle.BSF Director General K.K. Sharma...

29-Nov-2017 Uri

Army installs steel bridge for Nambla people in Uri

Nambla is a remote village in Uri tehsil of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district that is located close to the Line of Control.    Many seasonal nalas flow in the vicinity of the village restricting smooth passage of the local populace. The Khunjuri...

28-Nov-2017

Join the Indian Navy - Apply through Common Services Centre (CSC)

Youth aspiring to serve the nation and desirous of joining ‘Indian Navy’ can now walk into any Common Services Centre (CSC) across the country and avail assistance in filling up online application forms (for joining the Indian Navy). This service by CSCs will...

25-Nov-2017 Buenos Aires

Argentine submarine not on secret mission: Navy

The Argentine submarine that went missing nine days ago while heading northward from the country's southern tip was not on a secret mission and authorities have no reason to believe the vessel was attacked, the Navy has said."The submarine was sailing from...

24-Nov-2017

Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Exercise

Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX) was conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command.  The five day exercise started on 20 Nov 2017 and culminated on 24 Nov 2017. From the planning stage onwards, joint planning and integrated...

23-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Army pays tribute to two slain soldiers

Army on Thursday paid befitting tributes to two of its comrades who were killed during two separate operations in North Kashmir’s Kupwara districts.In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all ranks paid homage...

22-Nov-2017

Brahmos Flight test from IAF’s Su-30MKI fighter aircraft

Brahmos, the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile created history on 22nd Nov 2017 after it was successfully flight-tested first time from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea based target in the Bay of Bengal....

22-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Army soldier killed in Kupwara

A soldier was killed in North Kashmir after militants and army exchanged fire along Line of Control in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Reports said that a gun fight broke out between army and militants at Choken Post in Keran Sector near Line of Control...

21-Nov-2017 Shillong

IAF chief reviews security scenario in Northeast

Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Tuesday reviewed the security scenario in the northeast with commanders from the Eastern Air Command.Dhanoa, who inaugurated the Commanders' Conference here in Meghalaya, updated the commanders on...

21-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Army resorts to aerial firing in twin villages of Bandipora

Army soldiers resorted to aerial firing after they were attacked with stones in twin areas of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday.The army patrolling parties were attacked in Chandergeer and Sadarkot Bala and at both places they dispersed the protesters...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Navy's remotely piloted aircraft crashes

A Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) of the Indian Navy crashed while taking off from the Kochi Naval Base, an officer said.The RPA was taking off from the north of the naval airfield at Willingdon island on a routine mission when it crashed. The incident...

19-Nov-2017 Bangalore

58 Army men ride motorbike in Bengaluru for world record

 In a spectacular display of daredevilry, 58 men of the Indian Army set a world record on Sunday by riding a single motorcycle at the IAF base in the city's northern outskirts, official sources said."The 58-member motorcycle team of the Army Service Corps...

19-Nov-2017 Srinagar

LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out

The Army said on Sunday that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.Lt General J.S. Sandhu, who heads the Srinagar-headquartered...

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