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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...

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...

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