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07-Aug-2020 Lucknow

Army chief visits Central Command HQ, reviews preparedness

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Friday visited the force's Central Command headquarters in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh and reviewed its operational preparedness.Naravane also met Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and...

29-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Kashmiri 'Rafale Man' was part of surgical strike against Pak

The highly decorated Kashmiri officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), who has been training pilots for Rafale fighter jets in Paris, was part of the 2016 surgical strike against terror launch pads in Pakistan following the attack in Uri.Defence Air Attache...

29-Jul-2020 New Delhi

5 Rafale jets land safely at IAF airbase in Ambala

Five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault landed safely at the IAF airbase in Ambala on Wednesday afternoon. Significantly, the frontline IAF airbase is likely to be used in case of conflict at the...

28-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Kashmir's Hilal Ahmad Rather, first pilot to fly Rafale

Air commodore Hilal Ahmad Rather has become a buzz name in Kashmir overnight. Hilal saw off the first batch of Rafale jets which took off from France to India on Monday.  Among other things, he has also been associated with the weaponisation of the...

25-Jul-2020 Jammu

Army's Western Command chief reviews security in Jammu division

Army's Western Command General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Lt General R.P. Singh on Saturday reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness of forces deployed in forward areas in Jammu division."The Army Commander visited Basoli, Bakloh...

18-Jul-2020 Amritsar

Army Commander Western Command Visits Khasa Military Station

Lieutenant General RP Singh, Army Commander Western Command alongwith Lt Gen SK Sharma, GOC Vajra Corps and Maj Gen Vikram Singh, GOC Panther Division visited the operational areas of Dogra Brigade and Khasa Military Station today.  Apart from reviewing the...

15-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Armies of India, China discuss de-escalation on Ladakh border

Military delegates of India and China held deliberations stretching for nearly 15 hours on the disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials on their borders in eastern Ladakh, during which the Indian side asked PLA troops to completely withdraw from...

14-Jul-2020 Amritsar/ Ferozepur

Army Chief Reviews Operational Preparedness On Western Border

Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane visited formations of Vajra Corps at Amristar and Ferozepur on 14 Jul 2020.  During the visit the COAS alongwith Lieutenant General RP Singh, Army Commander, Western Command reviewed the operational preparedness...

13-Jul-2020 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Massive Tree Plantation drive organised by Chhattisgarh Sector, CRPF

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is celebrating 2020 as the year of Humanity as per direction of Government of India, under which following drives are going on :-1. All round Development of Handicapped/ Differently abled people.2. Adult education.3....

12-Jul-2020 Kapurthala

CRPF and Forest department launches plantation drive

Along with the duty to ensure the security of country , CRPF and forest department Punjab have launched the plantation drive today at Kanjli.The drive was launched by 245 BN at kanjli undee command of Dyanidhi Tanty commandent , Rajesh Kumar Sharma 21/C ,...

12-Jul-2020 Cheetapur, Bhandara

Massive Plantation Drive by 206 CoBRA BN

Continuing the series of plantation drives across the country, which started on the occasion of world environment day, tree plantation drive was also organised at the Headquarters, 206 CoBRA,Cheetapur, Bhandara on 12th July 2020, under the supervision of Shri Ashok...

25-Jun-2020 Jammu

Army veteran becomes pioneering orchardist of Kathua

Setting an example for the youngsters and breaking the myth of age and occupation, Sh. Sukhdev Singh, a septuagenarian army veteran has become a pioneering and most progressive orchardist of Kathua district.By his resolve and determination to learn with age...

03-Jun-2020 Ludhiana

Air Marshal B Suresh Visits Air Force Station Halwara Today

Air Marshal B Suresh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command visited Air Force Station Halwara today. On arrival, the AOC-in-C was received by Air Commodore A  Bhadra, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Halwara.During his visit,...

27-May-2020 Sulur(Tamil Nadu)

TEJAS Foc Aircraft Handed Over To The IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday inducted Tejas Mk-1 FOC aircraft into the recently resurrected No 18 Sqn, the “Flying Bullets” at Air Force Station Sulur, marking yet  another important step towards enhancing the operational capability of the...

08-May-2020 Amritsar

Army Commander Western Command Visits Amritsar

Lieutenant General RP Singh, Army Commander Western Command visited the operational areas of Amritsar, Tibri and DBN military stations on Friday. Vajra Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Sanjeev Sharma also accompanied the Army Commander during the visit.He also...

04-May-2020 Srinagar

Army pays tribute to soldiers killed in Handwara encounter

The Army on Monday paid rich tribute to four personnel-including a Colonel, Major and two soldiers- who were killed in an encounter with militants at Handwara in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.A J&K policeman and two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants...

03-May-2020 Ferozepur

Indian Army Salutes Corona Warriors

Golden Arrow Division has always been at the forefront of Civil Military liaison and has made significant contribution to the development of the Garrison, alongwith the civil agencies. The Civil Administration alongwith the Doctors, Nurses, Policemen and other...

03-May-2020 Amritsar

Indian Army Salutes Corona Warriors

The country is battling a global crisis which has today assumed the form of no less than a war.  This time, it is the civil administration, the doctors, health and sanitation workers who have held the front bravely against a different kind of enemy...

02-May-2020 New Delhi

India Salutes Corona Warriors

India has been successfully fighting Corona Virus with the help of COVID Warriors. IAF has been contributing towards the national effort to contain Corona by supporting mobility of men and material both at International and Domestic level. More than 600 tons...

18-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Indian Navy Continues to be Mission Deployed and Combat Ready

The twenty six sailors who were placed in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 at Mumbai, belong to INS Angre, a shore establishment. There has so far not been a single case of Covid-19 onboard any ship, submarine or air station of the Indian Navy....

17-Apr-2020 Kupwara

Army Chief visits North Kashmir

Army chief General M. M. Naravane visited North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.Sources told KNT that the Army Chief visited army camp based in Zangli area of the district.Sources added that the Army Chief interacted with army officials and reviewed...

12-Apr-2020 Ladakh

BRO opens strategic Srinagar-Leh highway after four months

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) opened strategic Srinagar-Leh highway that connects Ladakh with the rest of the world on Saturday.  About 18 oil tankers and other essential commodities were initially allowed to move towards Leh/Ladakh from Zojilla pass....

27-Feb-2020 Chennai

Offshore Patrol Vessel-6 “VAJRA” is launched today at Chennai

Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping(I/C) and  Chemicals & Fertilizers was the Chief Guest for the launching ceremony of 6th Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV-6) ’VAJRA’  today at Chennai . The impressive ceremony  was witnessed...

23-Feb-2020 Ludhiana

Vajra Air Defence Brigade Organises Veer Nari Meet Today

Vajra Air Defence Brigade of Indian Army organized a Veer Nari Meet to felicitate the Veer Naris and Widows of Veterans of Ludhiana district at Ludhiana today. Mrs Nandini Sharma, Zonal President, Vajra Corps Army Wives Welfare Association was the Chief Guest...

21-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra - 2020

The Indian Naval Band captured the hearts and minds of the music enthusiasts during the Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Lodhi road, New Delhi on 21 Feb 20. The world famous band, which in the recent past has performed...

20-Feb-2020 New Delhi

RADM Antony George, NM, VSM, CSO (TRAINING)

Rear Admiral Antony George assumed charge as the Chief Staff Officer (Training) on 20 Feb 20 at Headquarters, Southern Naval Command.A graduate from St. Stephen’s College, the Flag Officer was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 July 1987.  An Anti...

20-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Rear Admiral Sanjay J Singh Takes over as Commandant, NWC Goa

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh AVSM, NM took over as the Commandant of the prestigious Naval War College, Goa on 18 Feb 20. He has held a wide range of operational, training and staff appointments over the past three decades.  Prior to this appointment,...

18-Feb-2020 New Delhi

NCC cadets felicitated by Vice Admiral AK Chawla

A felicitation ceremony was held on 18 Feb 2020 at the premises of the Headquarters, Southern Naval Command Kochi to felicitate the NCC cadets of the Ernakulam Group for their stupendous performance during the Republic Day Parade 2020 at New Delhi. ...

17-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Visit of Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff to Myanmar

Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting Myanmar from 17 to 20 February 2020. The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the bilateral maritime relations between India and Myanmar.During his visit, the CNS will hold bilateral...

16-Feb-2020 Adampur (Jalandhar)

47 Squadron of Indian Air Force Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

No. 47 Squadron of Indian Air Force currently stationed at AF Station, Adampur, completed 60 years of its glorious service to the nation. To commemorate the occasion, Diamond Jubilee celebrations were organised at Air Force Station Adampur on 14-15 February...

16-Feb-2020 Meghalaya

Press Release Closing Ceremony Joint Military Exercise Sampriti-IX

Over the past two weeks, with effect from 03 February to 16 February 2020, Armies of India and Bangladesh participated in joint military exercise SAMPRITI-IX at Umroi, Meghalaya. As the 9th edition of the joint Exercise SAMPRITI reached its culmination day...

14-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Culmination of Bicycle Expedition in memory of Fallen Aircrew

Air Headquarters Communication Squadron, a unit under the aegis of Western Air Command, Indian Air Force  conducted a cycle expedition to commemorate the supreme  sacrifice made by the Air Warriors of the unit on 04 November 1977. On the ill-fated...

14-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Change of Command of Western Fleet – 14 FEB

The Western Fleet, known as the ‘Sword Arm’ of the Indian Navy, witnessed a change of helm on 14 Feb 2020. The change of command was held at sea onboard the aircraft  carrier INS Vikramaditya. The baton of the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet was...

13-Feb-2020 United Kingdom

Opening Ceremony Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020

The fifth edition of Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020 between India and United Kingdom Army commenced today at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom. The aim of exercise is to  conduct training of troops in counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations...

11-Feb-2020 Visakhapatnam

Rear Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan takes over as Eastern Fleet Commander

The command of the Eastern Fleet was handed over to Rear Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan, NM by Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, AVSM, NM, VSM during an impressive Ceremony at Visakhapatnam on 10 Feb 20. The Eastern Fleet comprising of frontline warships of the Indian...

20-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Induction of 222 Squadron at Air Force Station Thanjavur

No 222 Squadron, the Tigersharks were inducted at Air Force Station Thanjavur in a ceremony attended by General Bipin Rawat PVSM UYSM AVSM YSM SM VSM ADC, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC , Chief of the...

19-Jan-2020 Jammu

UTDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu celebrates 8th Annual Raising Day

UTDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu today celebrated its 8th Annual Raising Day at Bn. Hqrs. Jammu.SSP, Commandant of the Bn. Nisha Nathyal, inspected the Bn. Quarter Guard and took salute of UTDRF Parade Contingent.Speaking on the occasion, the Commandant congratulated the...

14-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Fourth Armed Forces Veterans Day

Armed Forces Veterans Day was celebrated at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt on 14 Jan 20 and several other locations across the country. Since 2017, Armed Forces Veterans Day is observed each year on 14 Jan as a mark of respect and recognition of the services...

01-Jan-2020 New Delhi

General Bipin Rawat assumes charge of first Chief of Defence Staff

General Bipin Rawat assumed office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) here today. As the CDS, General Rawat will be the Principal Military Advisor to the Raksha Mantri on all Tri-Services matters. He will also head Department of Military Affairs (DMA). The...

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