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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......

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...

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