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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......

08-Jan-2021 Pune (Maharashtra)

Army chief inaugurates multi-speciality Command Hospital in Pune

Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane, on Friday inaugurated a new Command Hospital at the Pune Military Station, officials said here.A multi-speciality tertiary facility, the new hospital will focus to provide medical support to troops deployed in operational...

01-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Rajat Datta new DG, Armed Forces Medical Services

Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta on Friday took over as Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services.Prior to assuming the present appointment, he was Director General, Medical Services, Navy and Commandant, Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi.He...

01-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Lt Gen Aich takes over as new Director General of NCC

Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich on Friday took over as Director General, National Cadet Corps, the Defence Ministry said.He is the 33rd DG of the country's premier youth organisation.Commissioned into the 16th Battalion of the Madras Regiment in June 1986, he is...

29-Dec-2020 Patiala

Veterans And Veer Naris Of 1971 Indo-Pak War Felicitated

As part of ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations, 25 Veer Naris and 70 Veterans of Patiala and surrounding areas who had participated in 1971 Indo-Pak War were felicitated by General Officer Commanding, ‘Airawat Division’ in a grand event held at the Yadvinder...

18-Dec-2020 Chandigarh

Air Force experts discuss air power of China

An extensive debate on the air power capability of China was held on the first day of the 4th edition of Military Literature Festival, organised on virtual mode this time.The debate was moderated by former Air Force chief B S Dhanoa. Other participants...

11-Dec-2020 Chandigarh

'Full service': Only man to serve all three armed forces turns 100

Col Prithipal Singh Gill (retd), the only officer who served in the country's all three armed forces, turned 100 on Friday. His wife, Preminder Kaur, is 93 years old.Colonel Gill, who lives in the city, started his military career in the pre-World War II...

01-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary takes over as BRO chief

Lieutenant General Rajeev Chaudhary on Tuesday took over as the 27th Director General of Border Roads Organisation.The officer was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers on December 17, 1983 and has attended all the prestigious courses of the Indian Army, including...

26-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Controversy over ex-Army chief VK Singh's age re-emerges

In 2012, an unseemly controversy had erupted over the age of the then Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, with the Supreme Court having to finally settle the matter by refusing to let him reduce this by a year so that his tenure could continue till May...

25-Nov-2020 Kohima

Army Chief Inaugurates New Residential Facility in Kohima Orphanage

Army Chief General Manoj Naravane, who is on three days visit to North East, inaugurated a new residential facility at Kohima Orphanage and Destitute Home (KODH) in Kohima on 25 November 2020. This facility will be run by the Assam Rifles which is always...

04-Nov-2020 Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief General Naravane arrives in Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday on a three-day visit to the Himalayan nation at the invitation of his Nepali counterpart, General Purna Chandra Thapa.At a time when the Nepal-India ties were at an all time low...

17-Oct-2020 Srinagar

Infiltration along LoC has reduced substantially: Lt Gen BS Raju

Infiltration along the Line of Control with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced substantially, said the Indian Army's commander in Kashmir Lieutenant General B.S. Raju, pointing that a lot of efforts, including use of drones, have been put in by ground troops...

13-Oct-2020 Jammu

Lt Gen Suchindra Kumar takes over as GOC 16 Corps

Lt General MV Suchindra Kumar on Tuesday took over as the General Officer Commanding of the Army's Jammu-based 16 Corps, also knows as White Knight corps."Lt Gen Suchindra Kumar took over the command of the elite White Knight Corps from Lt Gen Harsha Gupta,"...

08-Oct-2020 Hindon

Threat matrix to India has become more complex : RKS Bhadauria

Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Thursday said the evolving threat matrix to India has become more complex with adversaries collusively supported by non-state actors.Addressing the men in blue during the 88th Indian Air Force Day at...

01-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Army celebrates Cho La Day to commemorate 1967 action against PLA

The Indian Army on Thursday celebrated Cho La Day to commemorate the bravery of Indian troops who gave a bloody nose to the Chinese People's Liberation Army troops during clashes at the Cho La pass in 1967.It was the last time that a skirmish between the...

26-Sep-2020 Leh

131 youngsters join Ladakh Scouts regiment

The Indian Army on Saturday said an attestation parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre in Leh to mark the entry of 131 well-trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts regiment.The Indian Army said due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the ceremony...

15-Sep-2020 Jammu

Western Command Celebrates 73rd Raising Day

The 73rd Raising Day of the Western Command, the frontline operational command of the Indian Army, was celebrated on 15 September 2020. The Command was raised on 15 September 1947 as Delhi & East Punjab Command and was re-designated as ‘Western Command’...

03-Sep-2020 New Delhi

India faces the threat of a two-front war : General Bipin Rawat

India faces the threat of coordinated action along its northern and western fronts, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday amid the ongoing border standoff with China.Talking about China, General Rawat said that despite China's aggressive...

02-Sep-2020 Kolkata

BSF seizes Phensedyl worth over Rs 3L from B'desh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday foiled a major smuggling bid with the seizure of 1,980 Phensedyl bottles that were being taken from India to Bangladesh.The troops of 117th Battalion of BSF deployed at Kakmarichar Border outpost of Murshidabad...

29-Aug-2020 Kochi

Plastic Waste Handling Facility Inaugurated at Naval Base, Kochi

The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command (SNC) Vice Admiral Anil K Chawla, PVSM, AVSM, NM, VSM, ADC inaugurated a Plastic Waste Handling Facility at Naval Base Kochi on 29 Aug 20. He also released A BIRD BOOK titled “Kaleidoscope - Feathered...

25-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Army Chief calls for dual use tech for weapon systems

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday that an overarching national mission should be there to identify the needs and compatibility of products with military applications as part of the armed forces modernisation strategy.General Naravane...

24-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Launch of IAF Mobile Application ‘MY IAF’

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff launched a mobile application ‘MY IAF’ at Air HQs Vayu Bhawan on 24 Aug 20 as a part of Digital India  initiative. The application developed in association with Centre for Development...

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