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  • Eastern Ladakh: India, China agree to resolve outstanding issues expeditiously Apr 10, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    Eastern Ladakh: India, China agree to resolve outstanding issues expeditiously

    People familiar with the negotiations said the Indian delegation, led by Commander of the Leh-based 14 Corps Lt Gen PGK Menon, particularly insisted on resolving outstanding issues in Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang.

  • India facing renewed challenges along its borders: Army Chief MM Naravane Apr 06, 2021 04:55 PM IST

    India facing renewed challenges along its borders: Army Chief MM Naravane

    MM Naravane was delivering a lecture on 'Developments along the Western and Northern Borders and their Impact on the Future Road Map of the Indian Army' at Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) in Wellington, Tamil Nadu.

  • Army recruitment scam: CBI books 17 army personnel, including including 5 Lt Colonel-ranked officers Mar 16, 2021 10:49 AM IST

    Army recruitment scam: CBI books 17 army personnel, including including 5 Lt Colonel-ranked officers

    It is alleged that bribes in several lakh rupees were paid to the army officers and their relatives through cheques, cash, RTGS, UPI for the selection of candidates

  • COVID-19 vaccination for Indian Army veterans, dependents to begin next week Mar 06, 2021 08:30 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccination for Indian Army veterans, dependents to begin next week

    The coronavirus vacciantion process is likely to commence next week after the completion of registration of Armed Forces medical facilities on Co-WIN platform, the Indian Army informed in a tweet.

  • PM Modi to address conference of top military leadership; jawans to participate for the first time Mar 04, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    PM Modi to address conference of top military leadership; jawans to participate for the first time

    The prime minister is expected to deliver his address on the last day of the conference on Saturday, the officials said.

  • Ex-army personnel, recipient of Star Medal, now drives autorickshaw for a living Mar 03, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    Ex-army personnel, recipient of Star Medal, now drives autorickshaw for a living

    Sheikh Abdul Kareem, former army personnel who fought during the Indo-China war, now drives an autorickshaw in Hyderabad at 71.

  • Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army Feb 27, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Indian Army

    Without naming China and Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Y K Joshi also said the Indian Army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries and helped in maintaining peace in the hinterland.

  • DAC approves capital acquisition proposals of three armed forces worth Rs 13,700 crore Feb 23, 2021 07:19 PM IST

    DAC approves capital acquisition proposals of three armed forces worth Rs 13,700 crore

    The DAC also approved that all capital acquisition contracts (delegated and non-delegated) other than D&D cases shall be concluded in two years.

  • What one needs to know: Reading from the American script on troop preparedness Feb 20, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    What one needs to know: Reading from the American script on troop preparedness

    Morale is a crucial element for the Indian Army, fighting a three-decade-long battle in crowded civilian locations and icy Himalayan heights, where most of the country’s contested borders lie.

  • India successfully test fires Helina, Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missiles Feb 19, 2021 10:35 PM IST

    India successfully test fires Helina, Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missiles

    The 'Helina' and 'Dhruvastra' are third generation anti-tank guided missiles that can engage targets both in direct hit mode as well as top attack mode.

  • Larsen and Toubro delivers 100th K-9 Vajra howitzer to Indian Army Feb 18, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    Larsen and Toubro delivers 100th K-9 Vajra howitzer to Indian Army

    As a part of its 'Make-in-India' initiative, the company established a green-field manufacturing-cum-integration and testing facility at its Hazira manufacturing complex near Surat to produce the guns.

  • Averted war with China, we were on the brink: Lt Gen YK Joshi on Ladakh standoff Feb 18, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Averted war with China, we were on the brink: Lt Gen YK Joshi on Ladakh standoff

    Lieutenant General YK Joshi said there was a chance of the India-China border stand-off escalating into an armed conflict after the Indian Army used the quid pro quo option and occupied Rezang La and Rechin La in late-August 2020

  • Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC Feb 18, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    Indian army briefs foreign envoys visiting J-K on role of Pakistan in running terror factories across LoC

    The envoys, including from member states of the European Union (EU), Brazil, Malaysia, were also briefed about the role of the Pakistani army in helping terrorist infiltrate into India, infiltration patterns and use of drones by Pakistan to airdrop weapons meant for terrorists, officials said.

  • PM Modi to hand over Arjun tank to Army in Chennai on Sunday, inaugurate projects in Tamil Nadu, Kerala Feb 12, 2021 08:10 PM IST

    PM Modi to hand over Arjun tank to Army in Chennai on Sunday, inaugurate projects in Tamil Nadu, Kerala

    Modi will also lay the foundation stone for the extension, renovation and modernization of the Grand Anicut Canal System and the Discovery Campus of IIT Madras.

  • Russian news agency reports death toll of Chinese soldiers at 45 during Galwan Valley clash in 2020 Feb 11, 2021 06:53 PM IST

    Russian news agency reports death toll of Chinese soldiers at 45 during Galwan Valley clash in 2020

    However, China has till date, not revealed the number of casualties its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) suffered. It's been more than nine months since the clash took place and China time and again has refused to comment on the exact number of lives lost.

  • India's 'legacy challenges' have only grown in scale and intensity: Army Chief MM Naravane Feb 11, 2021 04:53 PM IST

    India's 'legacy challenges' have only grown in scale and intensity: Army Chief MM Naravane

    Gen Naravane said the ongoing developments along the northern borders should make the armed forces ponder over the nature of the unsettled borders and consequent challenges with regard to protecting the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

  • In Pics | Yudh Abhyas: 14-day-long Indo-US 16th joint military exercise Feb 10, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    In Pics | Yudh Abhyas: 14-day-long Indo-US 16th joint military exercise

    Country presentation of USA followed by familiarisation with each other’s weapon systems & armaments; Indian Army and US Army strengthening capabilities for counter terrorism operations under UN mandate.

  • Indian Army training dogs, including indigenous breeds, to detect COVID-19 Feb 09, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    Indian Army training dogs, including indigenous breeds, to detect COVID-19

    Colonel Surender Saini, who has been training the dogs to sniff out coronavirus, has said that “based on sample data tested till now, (the dogs’) sensitivity is over 95 percent”.

  • If China transgressed 10 times, India did at least 50 times: VK Singh on LAC row Feb 08, 2021 08:46 PM IST

    If China transgressed 10 times, India did at least 50 times: VK Singh on LAC row

    China has transgressed along the LAC several times, but 'none of you come to know how many times we have transgressed as per our perception. Chinese media does not cover it', said former Army chief VK Singh.

  • FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing Jan 27, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing

    While some gamers praised FAU-G for presentation and adherence to the source material others felt the game lacked polish and felt incomplete.

  • Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past Jan 23, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past

    The Republic Day celebrations this year will also mark the debut of the upgraded Schilka air defence system, which is a radar-based anti-aircraft weapon.

  • India to face higher security challenges in line with rising stature, influence: Army Chief Naravane Jan 21, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    India to face higher security challenges in line with rising stature, influence: Army Chief Naravane

    Referring to increasing security challenges along India's unresolved Northern borders, Naravane said a continuous and concerted capability building of the Army through modernisation to address these security challenges is a national imperative.

  • How the geniuses behind the 3 Idiots drone bagged a $20 million UAV deal from the Indian Army Jan 20, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    How the geniuses behind the 3 Idiots drone bagged a $20 million UAV deal from the Indian Army

    Back in 2008, Ankit Mehta, Rahul Singh and Ashish Bhat had been working on drone technology for fun. The 26/11 attacks, however, made them determined to develop UAVs that would help the defence forces in hostage and siege situations. Today, their company, ideaForge, has bagged a $20 million contract from the Indian Army to supply high-altitude drones.

  • "Stand up & cheer for them": Anand Mahindra lauds our soldiers on 73rd Army Day Jan 15, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    "Stand up & cheer for them": Anand Mahindra lauds our soldiers on 73rd Army Day

    Today as we celebrate the 73rd Army day, industrialist Anand Mahindra tweeted applauding our soldiers for putting their lives on the line every day, so we can live peacefully.

  • Women to be inducted as Army pilots: Army Chief General MM Naravane Jan 12, 2021 08:10 PM IST

    Women to be inducted as Army pilots: Army Chief General MM Naravane

    Till now, women are only part of ground duties in the Army Aviation Corps.

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