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IED blasts in Maoist zone up, CRPF turns to Army for lessons from J&K

April 11, 2019 10:23 am

Last week, the Army trained a contingent of troopers from the CRPF’s Recruit Training Centre in Srinagar in an “IEDs sensitisation programme”, Home Ministry officials told The Indian Express.

Chain of events that led Army to set up WhatsApp complaint number for troops

January 28, 2017 12:05 pm

A series of videos posted online by security personnel in the Indian army and paramilitary forces has stirred the conscience of the nation and caused widespread public anger.

Army Day: Proper channels in place to air grievances, says General Bipin Rawat

January 15, 2017 11:55 am

Army Day marks the taking over of the Indian Army by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief

PM Modi 'salutes' soldiers, veterans on Army Day

January 15, 2017 8:08 am

Remember the sacrifices made by the army, PM Modi said they put their lives at risk so that the citizens can live peacefully.

Government sensitive towards ex-servicemen but some elements playing foul: Bhamre

January 14, 2017 5:22 pm

Criticising the previous government for not taking any action on OROP, Bhamre said the Prime Minister has fulfilled his promises on this issue which had been pending for the past 40 years.

Siachen civilian trek gives a taste of what our bravest soldiers go through in the world’s highest battlefield

November 11, 2016 11:19 am

The annual month-long Siachen Civilian trek 2016 is organised by the Indian Army’s Adventure Wing between August and September.

Why the analysis behind the latest Chinese transgression in Arunachal Pradesh is misleading

June 14, 2016 10:37 am

According to media reports, more than 250 soldiers of the Chinese army intruded into the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh on June 9

Motorcycle expedition flagged off in Akhnoor to commemorate heroism of Assam Regiment battalion during 1971 war

June 12, 2016 7:14 pm

Both expeditions will terminate in Shimla where its First Battalion is presently stationed

AFSPA required to tackle insurgency in NE, no cases of misuse reported: Army

June 06, 2016 3:41 pm

In Manipur, rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has been on a fast-unto-death for 15 years demanding withdrawal of AFSPA.

J&K: Speaker directs govt to conduct safety audit of all army ammunition depots

June 01, 2016 1:57 pm

The issue was raised by National Congress MLA Devender Rana soon after the Question Hour ended.

INDIAN ARMY PHOTOS

Siachen avalanche: Hanamanthappa and the other nine soldiers who died

February 10, 2016 9:42 am

The Siachen avalanche has now claimed 10 lives with the death of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa on February 10

INDIAN ARMY VIDEOS

Armed forces suffered due to criminal negligence by previous govt: PM

June 18, 2020 2:27 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the armed forces and national security suffered due to criminal negligence before his government came to power in 2014, in an attack directed at the Congress.

Tracking the damage done by IEDs: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

With Maoists increasingly using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in their operations, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has turned to the Army for lessons from its experience in J&K.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

INS Viraat on final journey, docks at Chennai port

February 15, 2016 2:39 pm

Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI): The world’s oldest active aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, is on its final journey.It was docked at Chennai port on Monday before it is due to be decommissioned later this year. The ship entered service on May 12, 1987 and is also affiliated to the Garhwal Rifles (infantry regiment) of the Indian Army. The navy’s aircraft carrier guarded India's maritime borders for nearly 60 years. Captain said that the cost of maintaining and running it is becoming more than the cost benefited. With the time all the machineries get old. Kochi INS Vikrant is likely to replace INS Viraat. The mighty aircraft carrier has seen 18 Commanding Officers of which three went on to become Chiefs of Naval Staff. The ship has done over 40,000 hours of steaming and traversed over 5,00,000 nautical miles across the proverbial seven seas. The ship has undertaken over 20,000 hours of flying from its deck.

Lance Naik's condition worsened despite all measures: R.R. Hospital

February 11, 2016 2:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Research and Referral Hospital of the Indian Army on Thursday said Lance Naik Hanamanthapa's neuro functions and heart functions worsened despite all precautions, eventually leading to his death. R.R. Hospital Director Lt. Gen. Duhan said when they received Lance Naik Hanamthappa in an intubated state on February 9, his body temperature was normal but his blood pressure was very low. Lt. Gen Duhan further said that all these cells, which had already become fragile and consisted of toxin because of working in very cold environment without glucose and oxygen, had produced a lot amount of toxins. Four days after he was found alive in Siachen, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa died in the hospital on Thursday morning.

PM Modi meets Siachen lone survivor

February 09, 2016 9:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday went to meet Indian Army soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at RR hospital in New Delhi. Naik is the lone survivor out of group of ten soldiers, who were wiped out by an avalanche in the Siachen last week. He was found after the army rescue team in Siachen spotted a body in an enclosed sphere under 25ft of snow.

Service chiefs attended Army Day Parade

January 15, 2016 8:35 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha attended the Army Day Parade in the national capital on the occasion of Army Day on Friday. Army Day, which is being observed today, was the day when Lt. General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army post Independence in 1949. This day inspires the troops to continue to enrich the glorious traditions of the Indian Army with their dedication and sacrifice.

Service chiefs pay tributes on Army Day

January 15, 2016 5:15 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid their tributes at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the national caital on Friday on the occasion of Army Day. Army Day, which is being observed today, was the day when Lt. General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army post Independence in 1949. This day inspires the troops to continue to enrich the glorious traditions of the Indian Army with their dedication and sacrifice.

Induction of modern military equipment to fastrack technological progress: Army Chief

January 13, 2016 11:14 am

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Dalbir Singh said that large number of measures had been taken to expedite induction of modern military equipment. He stated that the army had taken efforts to fastrack technological progress and hence a new Army design bureau is being set up. He further added that the Indian Army is highly efficient and it would take all endeavours to protect the citizens of the country.