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31-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Chawla Takes Over As Director General Of Artillery

Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Chawla, AVSM will assume the appointment of the Director General of Artillery on 01 August 2021. He takes over the appointment from Lt Gen K Ravi Prasad, PVSM, VSM who superannuated on 31 July 2021 after completing thirty nine years of...

31-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Lt Gen Dhiraj Seth assumes command of 21 Strike Corps

Lieutenant General Dhiraj Seth on Saturday took charge of 21 Strike Corps, also known as Sudarshan Chakra Corps.An alumnus of National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla, Pune, and commissioned to Armoured Corps in December 1986, Seth has commanded an armoured regiment,...

31-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade takes charge as Navy vice chief

Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade assumed charge of the vice chief of Naval Staff on Saturday. He has succeeded Vice Admiral G. Ashok Kumar who retires after more than 39 years of illustrious service.Vice Admiral Ghormade is an alumni of the National Defence Academy...

16-Jul-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

'Southern Air Command Commanders' Conference

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, CAS visited Thiruvananthapuram on 15 & 16 July 2021 for Southern Air Command (SAC) Commanders' Conference.Air Marshal Manavendra Singh AVSM VrC VSM, AOC-in-C SAC received the CAS on his arrival and briefed...

06-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Lt.Gen. Madhuri Kanitkar new VC of medical varsity

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Madhuri Kanitkar, Deputy Chief, Integrated Defence Staff (Medical) in the Ministry of Defence, has been named the new Vice-Chancellor of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik, according to an official announcement here...

03-Jul-2021 Srinagar

Army pays tribute to fallen soldier in Kashmir

The Indian Army on Saturday paid tributes to Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli, who made the supreme sacrifice on July 1 at Hanjan in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, at a solemn ceremony at the Badami Bagh Cantt in Srinagar.Lt Gen D.P. Pandey, Chinar Corps...

29-Jun-2021 New Delhi

General Bipin Rawat visits forward areas along LAC in Himachal

Chief of Defence Staff of the armed forces, General Bipin Rawat, on Tuesday visited the forward areas along the Line of Actual Control with China in the central sector in Himachal Pradesh.On arrival at the forward most post in the Sumdoh sub-sector, the Chief...

25-Jun-2021 Shimla

General M.M. Naravane calls on Governor

Chief of Army Staff General M.M. Naravane during his tour of Himachal Pradesh called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan today. In this courtesy call, he held detailed discussions on various issues related to the development of border areas of Himachal...

12-Jun-2021 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Twelve More AFPI Cadets Become Officers On 12 June

Twelve AFPI alumni cadets passed out on completion of training at the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun today and earned their commission in the Indian Army in the rank of Lt. The parade was reviewed by Lt Gen RP Singh, Army Commander Western Command. Due...

01-Jun-2021 Visakhapatnam

Vice Admiral Sreekumar Nair, AVSM, NM takes over as DGNP, Visakhapatnam

Vice Admiral Sreekumar Nair, AVSM, NM, took over as the Director General Naval Projects (DGNP), Visakhapatnam from Vice Admiral Kiran Deshmukh, AVSM, VSM. Vice Admiral Nair has earlier served as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam and Assistant...

01-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande, AVSM, VSM takes over Eastern Command

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande, AtiVishishtSeva Medal, VishishtSeva Medal, took over the reins of Eastern Command as its General Officer Commanding-in-Chief on 01 June 2021. Prior to this, he was Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command, the only Tri- services...

01-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Reshuffle in Indian military's top hierarchy

The armed forces saw a series of changes in the top hierarchy in the last two days, including new joinings in the posts of Commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command, Eastern Army Commander, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff and Director General of Assam...

01-Jun-2021 Shillong

Lt Gen Nair takes over as new Assam Rifles Chief

Lt Gen Pradeep Chandran Nair on Tuesday took over as the 21st Director General of the Assam Rifles, succeeding Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan, officials said.An official statement said that Lt Gen Nair, who was commissioned into the Sikh Regiment in 1985, has...

27-May-2021 Ladakh

Army Staff Visits Fire & Fury Corps

Lieutenant General CP Mohanty, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, Vice Chief of Army Staff arrived in Ladakh to review the operational situation in the Sector. The Vice Chief of Army Staff visited Headquarters Fire & Fury Corps where he was briefed about the prevailing security...

22-May-2021 Jaipur

Army helps fight Covid on social, medical fronts in Rajasthan

The Indian Army has been standing upfront in a war against the invisible enemy -- Covid-19 in the desert state and is extending a big support on medical and social fronts.It recently set up a 50-bed hospital in Shri Ganganagar, is distributing dry ration...

20-May-2021 Srinagar

Army assists in resuscitation of oxygen generation plant

Technicians of the Army's Chinar Corps in Srinagar have assisted in the repair of an oxygen generation plant at Rangreth, officials said on Thursday.The Army said the oxygen plant of Enn Dee Gases located at Rangreth with a capacity of filling 700 cylinders of oxygen...

20-May-2021 Kishtwar

Army saves 2 persons from drowning in Kashmir

The Army rescued two people from drowning in the JCB vehicle that had got washed away in Marua River near Nawapachi village in Marwah valley of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, army said on Thursday.Army said two civilians identified as Sajid Ahmad...

12-May-2021 Jammu

Army Chief concludes 2 days J&K visit, reviews security situation

India’s Chief of Army Staff Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Rajouri and Akhnoor area of Jammu Division. A spokesperson said that Chief of Army Staff, General M. M Naravane who was on a two days visit in Jammu and Kashmir visited White Knight Corps...

10-May-2021 Chandigarh

Western Command opens 3 Covid hospitals for civilians

As part of the continued fight against the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Western Command on Monday dedicated three Covid hospitals to the nation under the Indian Army initiative 'Operation Namaste'.Lt Gen R.P. Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief,...

03-Apr-2021 Srinagar

Army soldier starts Kashmir to Kanyakumari ultra marathon

An Indian Army soldier has started Kashmir to Kanyakumari ultra marathon to make it to the Guinness Book of World records.A defence statement said here on Saturday, "Naik N.A. Velu P of 60 Para Field Hospital is an Ultra marathon runner who is attempting...

03-Apr-2021 Jaipur

1971 war hero's memory gets further cemented in Jaipur

It was an emotional scene for the family of late Colonel Hoshiar Singh, who was conferred the country's highest gallantry award, the Param Vir Chakra, for his brave and resolute leadership in the 1971 India-Pakistan War, as a grateful nation added another...

02-Apr-2021 Jaipur

Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Bhinder takes charge of SW Command

Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Bhinder, AVSM, VSM has taken over the reins of the Sapta Shakti command at a solemn ceremony at Jaipur paying rich tributes to the martyrs at the Prerna Sthal, confirmed Lt Col Amitabh Sharma, PRO Defence, Rajasthan.He has commanded...

23-Mar-2021 Amritsar

Vijay Mashaal Reaches Tibri

The Swarnim Vijay Mashal on its journey in Vajra Corps- Defenders of Punjab area of responsibility , was accorded a grand reception at Tibri by War Veterans , Veer Naris BSF Personnels NCC cadets , school children , locals and clvil dignitaries were also...

17-Mar-2021 Srinagar

Lt Gen BS Raju hands over command of 15 Corps

Lt. General B.S. Raju has handed over the command of the strategic Kashmir-based 15 Corps to Lt. General D.P. Pandey, the army said in a statement on Wednesday.Lt. Gen. Raju will be the new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army.The...

11-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Rafales' second squadron at Hasimara to counter threats from China

The Indian Air Force plans to raise its second squadron of Rafale fighter jets at Hasimara Air Force base in West Bengal by next month to counter threats from China.Hasimara is a strategic base for IAF operations because of its proximity to Bhutan, the Chumbi...

28-Feb-2021 Amritsar

Swarnim Vijay Mashaal Reaches At Amritsar, Amritsar

As part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh commemorating the military victory of the Indo-Pak war of 1971, on 28 February 2021, the Victory Mashaal was carried from the Khasa Military Station to Ranian, which witnessed a historic battle in 1971 Indo-Pak war. The Mashaal...

27-Feb-2021 Fazilka

Exhibition Of The Victory Flame At Schools Across Fazilka

On its journey across the country, the Victory Flame has been slated to be displayed at numerous schools igniting the imagination and passion of young, curious minds, giving them a sense of the importance of this occasion. In Fazilka, the Victory Flame...

25-Feb-2021 Amritsar

Indian Army Celebrates Swarnim Vijay Varsh

To celebrate the Swarnim Vijay Varsha commemorating the military victory of the Indo-Pak war of 1971, Swarnim Vijay Mashaal being carried to various part of India had reached Vajra Corps area of responsibility on 01 Feb 21. Thereafter, it made its journey...

24-Feb-2021 Ferozepur

Swarnim Vijay Mashaal Reaches Chhina Bidhi Chand

Ferozepur had the honour of hosting the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal from 4 Feb to 24 Feb. Only a few cities in the whole country will get such a chance.On 24 Feb 2021, The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal in the final phase of its journey through the battlefields in Golden Arrow...

22-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Pull back of forces from Depsang challenge amid India-China talks

After the smooth disengagement from the Pangong Tso area in eastern Ladakh, Indian and Chinese military commanders, during their marathon talks on Saturday have decided to work out a roadmap for pull back of troops at other friction points along the 1,597-km...

21-Feb-2021 Silchar (Assam)

Northeast India's first 'Kargil Vijay Smarak' in Assam

A 'Kargil Vijay Smarak' was unveiled in southern Assam's Silchar town to remember the Indian Army martyrs in the Kargil war against Pakistan in 1999.Renowned sculpturist Swapan Pal made the fibre sculpture of Indian Army martyrs in seven months and installed...

15-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Indian Navy gets third Scorpene submarine

The Indian Navy got its third Scorpene submarine, which will be commissioned as INS Karanj, of Project P-75 on Monday in Mumbai.The acceptance document was signed by Vice Admiral (Retd) Narayan Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders...

21-Jan-2021 New Delhi

CRPF inducting women warriors in CoBRA to fight Maoists

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is in the process to induct women warriors of the force into its elite CoBRA Battalion to engage in the fight against the Maoists -- the first of such kinds of initiatives taken in the Maoist warfare duties.Outgoing...

15-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Army spent Rs 18,000 cr to add firepower, logistics: COAS

Amid active border disputes with both China and Pakistan, the Indian Army spent Rs 18,000 crore last year to add to its firepower and provide logistics to its men, including emergency purchases worth Rs 5,000 crore, COAS General Manoj Mukund Naravane said...

14-Jan-2021 Ludhiana

Vajra Corps Celebrates Fifth Tri-Services Veterans Day

Fifth Tri-Services Veterans Day was celebrated by Vajra Corps at Central Garrison Ground, Ludhiana today to honour the services and sacrifice of the veterans of the Armed Forces. It is venerated as a day when Field Marshall KM Cariappa, the first Commander-in-chief...

12-Jan-2021 Kishtwar

Army launches Student Development Programme in Chhatru

In a noble initiative to uplift the educational standards of class 9th to 12th students and to help them perform better in upcoming session & board exams, a “Student Development Programme” was today launched by Commander Sector 9 RR Brigadier, Pranab...

12-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Army ready for long haul along LAC: Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane

The Indian Army is ready for a long haul along the Line of Actual Control but hopes for an amicable solution in the nine-month-long standoff with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday."We are...

12-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Army on high alert along border with China: Gen Naravane

Indian Army is on high alert not only in Eastern Ladakh but across the Northern Border with China, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday.In an annual presser, General Naravane said: "We have gone into a winter deployment situation......

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