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20-May-2018 Vietnam

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Danang, Vietnam

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer...

15-May-2018 Hindan (Ghaziabad)

Summer adventure Camp at Air Force Station Hindan

A Summer Adventure Camp was organised at Air Force Station Hindan for children and families from 12 to 15 May 2018. The camp is aimed to inculcate and promote the spirit of adventure, camaraderie and virtue of self-discipline among the participants.A total...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Army Hospital (R&R) celebrates International Nurses Day

Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt organized a programme to celebrate Nurses Day, today to commemorate the International Nurses Day. The Commandant Army Hospital (R&R) Lt Gen UK Sharma addressing as the Chief Guest emphasized that being the most important...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Surveillance of Maldives

Indian Naval (IN) ship Sumedha, a Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), has been deployed to undertake joint EEZ surveillance of Maldives from 09 to 17 May 18, as part of Indian Navy’s ‘Mission Based Deployments’. The ship would undertake an Operational Turnaround...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Closing Ceremony of Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018

Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018 between Indian and Malaysian Armies concluded with a Closing Ceremony at the tropical rainforests of Hulu Langat on 11 May 2018.The grand finale of the Exercise was a tactical operation on conduct of attack on enemy camp.The Closing...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Naval Commander’s Conference concludes

The first Biannual Naval Commander’s Conference of 2018 concluded today after four productive days of intense deliberations on a wide range of issues. The Conference was inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman, who set the tone for the deliberations...

10-May-2018 Dhaula Kuan (New Delhi)

De-congestion of Parade Road and Dhaula Kuan

NHAI opens slip lane for free left at Parade road junction as part of its Dhaula Kuan Airport Decongestion plan. Work done in 40 days. Likely to give huge relief to airport bound traffic. Work involved Construction of RCC boundary wall for Airforce, shifting...

08-May-2018 New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Addresses Naval Commanders’ at New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first edition of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference,here today. Addressing Senior Leadership of the Navy, the Raksha Mantri commended the men and women of Indian Navy for their professionalism and dedication...

01-May-2018 New Delhi

Major General Annakuttybabu assumes Office of ADG, MNS

Major Gen AnnakuttyBabu assumed the charge of Additional Director General, Military Nursing Service (MNS),here today. She took over the reins from her predecessor Major General Elizabeth John who retired yesterday. She hails from Koothattukulam in Ernakulum...

26-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Lt Gen Bipin Puri takes over as Senior Colonel Commandant of AMC

Lt Gen Bipin Puri took over as Senior Col Commandant of the Army Medical Corps, here today. He assumed the appointment of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) on 01 November 2017.Lt Gen Bipin Puri graduated from the Armed Forces Medical...

19-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Army Medical chief calls on MoS Dr Jitendra Singh

The Army Medical Chief, Lt. Gen. Bipin Puri called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy & Space, Dr Jitendra...

17-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Lt Gen PP Malhotra takes over as DG NCC

Lieutenant General PP Malhotra assumed charge as Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organization in the world on 11 Apr 2018.Lt Gen Malhotra’s distinguished professional career includes various regimental, staff and command...

17-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Maritime Air OPS: Ex Gagan Shakti-2018

During both phases of Ex Gagan Shakti, the IAF is effectively exercising its Maritime war fighting concepts on both the Western and Eastern seaboards.  Air Dominance, over the entire extended area of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) in support of the Indian...

14-Apr-2018 Chennai

People of Chennai Make Defexpo-2018 a Grand Success

The 10th edition of Defexpo India, a biennial exhibition on Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems, held from 11 to 14 April 2018 at Thiruvidanthai in Kancheepuram district on the East Coast Road near Chennai, concludes today.Governor of Tamil...

14-Apr-2018

Exercise Gaganshakti-2018: Maritime Air Operations

As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise ‘Gaganshakti-2018’, on 14 Apr 18 the IAF conducted maritime air operations on the Western sea board, with the clear aim of air dominance and deep strike validation over the extended area of interest in the Indian...

14-Apr-2018 Sirsa (Haryana)

Visit of Defence Secretary and VCAS at AF STN Sirsa

The Defence Secretary, Shri Sanjay Mitra, IAS, visited Air Force Base at Sirsa, Haryana on 14 Apr 18. He was accompanied by Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC, Vice Chief of Air Staff. The Defence Secretary and Air Marshal were received by Air Cmde...

11-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Vijay Chafekar is new Flag Officer of ICG West

Inspector General Vijay Chafekar has taken over as the new Flag Officer, Indian Coast Guard (West Region) from IG K.R.  Nautiyal, an official said here on Wednesday.The change of guard was effected on Tuesday. IG Nautiyal who has been promoted as Additional...

06-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar-Leh highway opens for traffic

After remaining closed for four months, Srinagar-Leh highway connecting the Ladakh region with the rest of the country was formally thrown open for traffic on both carriageways on Friday.The over 422 km Srinagar-Leh Highway was thrown open by Lt. Gen A.K....

31-Mar-2018 Kolkata

GRSE bullish on order book, files DRHP for proposed IPO

State-run Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), which presently has Rs 21,000 crore in its order book and will also sign contracts with Indian Navy for an additional Rs 8000 crore projects, is expecting to double its value of production in the next...

30-Mar-2018 Ladakh

Army chief visits forward areas in Ladakh

Indian Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat on Friday visited the Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region to review the operational preparedness of troops, a defence statement said.Gen Rawat, who arrived in Leh on Friday, "He visited forward posts in Eastern Ladakh and interacted...

18-Mar-2018 Dehradun

War Memorial Boys and Girls Hostel (WMBGH) at Dehradun Inaugurated

War Memorial Boys and Girls Hostel at village DandaLakhond, Dehradun was inaugurated in a grand ceremony by Honorable Chief Minister of Uttrakhand  Trivendra Singh Rawat on 18 Mar 2018.  The ceremony was also attended by General Bipin Rawat, Chief...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

R.B. Pandit new Indian Naval Academy chief

Vice Admiral R.B. Pandit on Monday took over as the Commandant of the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.Pandit, whose last assignment was the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet at Mumbai, was promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral on Monday before he took charge...

18-Feb-2018

Air war in 1971: A view from the other side

Disregarding the counsel of wise men, from Herodotus to George Santayana, Indians have consistently ignored the importance of reading, writing and learning from history. So, when retired US Air Force Brigadier "Chuck" Yeager, head of the US Military Assistance Advisory...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

General Bipin Rawat meets students from J&K

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday met students from Jammu and Kashmir, who are on a tour to Delhi, and encouraged them to join the Indian Army, an official said.The group of 13 students, accompanied by two teachers, met General Rawat, who shared his...

14-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Army claims 300 militants are waiting across LoC to infiltrate

Army claimed on Wednesday claimed that more than 300 militants are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into India. Army said  that the "Pakistan Army played a key role in planning attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.Lt Gen Devraj Anbu told...

14-Feb-2018 Jammu

300 militants in Pakistan ready to enter India : Army

More than 300 militants are waiting across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan to infiltrate into India, the Army said on Wednesday, adding that the Pakistan Army played a key role in planning terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.Lt Gen Devraj Anbu told...

14-Feb-2018 Jammu

Army slams Asaduddin Owaisi over 'Muslim martyrs' comment

The Army on Wednesday said it does "not communalise martyrs", slamming Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for his comments on soldiers killed in the Sunjuwan terror attack."We do not communalise martyrs, those making statements don't know the Army well," General...

12-Feb-2018 Jammu

Lone JeM terrorist still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp : Army

The army on Monday said that one terrorist was still holed up inside the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, three days after a terror attack left six persons dead."One terrorist is still holed-up inside the camp and efforts are on to neutralize him," a Defence...

11-Feb-2018 Jammu

Army chief in Jammu to review anti-terror operation

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat arrived here on Sunday to review an anti-terror operation at the Sunjuwan camp which was attacked by JeM militants a day ago leading to the deaths of two soldiers.The victims, including a junior army officer, were killed and nine...

08-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Army Chief reviews Eastern Command's operational preparedness

Army chief Bipin Rawat on Thursday visited the Eastern Army headquarters at Fort William her and reviewed the operational preparedness in view of the security situation in the eastern theatre, a defence official said."Gen. Rawat reviewed the operational preparedness...

04-Feb-2018 Kolkata

India has to confront China if necessary : Gen. Roy Chowdhury (retd.)

India not only has to compete with and contain China, but also confront its neighbour if necessary, former Indian Army chief Shankar Roy Chowdhury said here on Sunday.Speaking on India-China relations on the occasion of a book launch, Gen. Roy Chowdhury (retd.)...

31-Jan-2018 Mumbai

3rd Scorpene-class submarine, INS Karanj, launched in Mumbai

The third indigenously-built diesel-electric Scorpene-class submarine, INS Karanj, was launched at the Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) here on Wednesday morning by Reena Lanba, wife of the Indian Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba.Another three Scorpenes...

28-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Fight against corruption for future of youth: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the battle against corruption was for the future of the Indian youth and noted that the Aadhaar scheme had lent "great strength" to national development by ensuring that the benefits reached only the deserving.Addressing...

26-Jan-2018 Mumbai

On R-Day, 19 wounded soldiers honoured in Mumbai

In a unique Republic Day celebration, the Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha (SSFASS) honoured 19 army personnel who have suffered disabilities while in action, an official said here on Saturday.Co-hosted by the Indian Army, it also included...

26-Jan-2018 Jammu

Indian, Chinese armies hold ceremonial meet in Ladakh

A ceremonial border personnel meeting (BPM) was held on Friday between the Indian and Chinese armies in Ladakh region to mark India's 69th Republic Day, with both sides stating they will work to uphold the agreements signed between the two countries.An...

26-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Ashok Chakra conferred posthumously on Garud commando

Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a Garud Commando of the Indian Air Force (IAF) who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, was on Friday posthumously conferred the Ashok Chakra - the country's highest peacetime gallantry award.President Ram Nath Kovind...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Garud commando to be awarded Ashok Chakra posthumously on R-Day

President Ram Nath Kovind will on Friday present Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime military decoration, posthumously to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a Garud Commando of the Indian Air Force (IAF) who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.Corporal...

22-Jan-2018 Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)

Indian Navy's all-women sailing boat reaches Falkland Islands

The Indian Navy's sailing boat INSV Tarini, with an all-women crew, on Monday entered Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands, after crossing the Cape of Horn on January 18.The boat is on its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the world. It is likely to depart...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Indian Navy's all-women sailing team crosses Cape Horn

Indian Navy sailboat INSV Tarini with an all-women crew rounded Cape Horn on Friday morning, completing one of the most difficult legs of its global circumnavigation tour.Indian Navy Spokesperson Captain D.K. Sharma said the team rounded the Cape Horn, the...

17-Jan-2018 New Delhi

People of Kashmir tired of terrorism : Bipin Rawat

People in Jammu and Kashmir are tired of terrorism as they have realised it cannot give them what they want, Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.In a Facebook Live session at the ongoing Raisina Dialogue organised by Observer Research Foundation (ORF),...

17-Jan-2018 New Delhi

India-China have returned to pre-Doklam bonhomie : Bipin Rawat

The India-China "bonhomie" before the Doklam standoff has returned, Army chief Bipin Rawat said, but added that one should be "prepared for anything".In a Facebook Live session during the ongoing Raisina Dialogue organised by the Observer Research Foundation...

17-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Countries that back terror must be tackled : Army chief

Countries which support terrorism need to be "tackled" and terrorism is here to stay unless the world joins hands to end it, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.He also said that a country which is victim of terror has to fight on its own war.Speaking...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

On 70th Army Day, India remembers martyrs, warns Pakistan

The 70th Army Day was celebrated across the country on Monday, with top political leaders and famous personalities paying tribute to troops who made the ultimate sacrifice and Army chief General Bipin Rawat sending out a strong warning to Pakistan on its...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Army Chief warns Pakistan, talks about caution on northern border

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday sent out a warning to Pakistan that India will scale up action if Islamabad continues supporting terror and infiltration of militants, while also stressing on the need to secure the northern border along China.On the...

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