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74th Army Day observed at War Memorial in Pune

January 16, 2022 7:40 am

🔴 "On the occasion of 74th Army Day, the officers and soldiers of the Southern Command pledged to uphold the glorious traditions of the Indian Army and to preserve the integrity and security of the nation," read a press statement from the Southern Command.

Everyday is a story: Army officers recall their time at Siachen Glacier

January 15, 2022 10:43 am

At the highest battlefield in the world, the enemy is not so much an entity holding rifles and guns; it is nature, the isolation, your mind and your body.

Army Day: PM Modi pays tribute to Army; chiefs of tri-services lay wreath at war memorial

January 15, 2022 11:22 am

🔴 The Prime Minister lauded the forces for their "bravery and professionalism", adding that "words cannot do justice to the invaluable contribution of the Indian Army towards national safety".

Drone operations feature for first time at Army Day parade

January 15, 2021 5:51 pm

Around 75 drones of the Indian Army carried multiple mock operations including kamikaze attacks, first-aid delivery and parachute payload delivery exercises at the event.

Army to induct women as pilots in aviation wing

January 12, 2021 10:09 pm

Addressing a press conference ahead of Army Day on January 15, Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane said he had issued instruction a month ago to induct women in the flying branch of the Army.

Explained: Why is Army Day celebrated?

January 16, 2020 8:30 am

This Army Day was the first since new Army Chief General M M Naravane took charge.

Army Day 2020: Bollywood films that celebrated Indian soldiers

January 15, 2020 12:51 pm

On the occassion of Army Day today, we list some Bollywood army movies that told stories of Indian soldiers and their exemplary efforts to serve the nation and safeguard it from enemies.

Army Day 2020 highlight: PM salutes their valour; chief Naravane says ready for any future warfare

January 15, 2020 1:24 pm

This is General Naravane's first Army Day celebrations as the chief. Former Army Chief Bipin Rawat has been appointed as India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

5 times the CAPF made India a safer place to live

February 08, 2019 3:54 pm

Also commonly referred to as paramilitary, the CAPFs perform a multitude of duties, from riot control to counter-insurgency operations, besides guarding the country's borders.

Know the armed forces helping the Indian Army curb insurgencies, battle natural disasters

January 22, 2019 11:56 am

Indian Army personnel are the true heroes who lay their lives on the line so that we can live in peace.


Army Day 2020: Rare photos of Indian soldiers during Indo-Pak, Sino-Indian wars

January 15, 2020 10:41 am

India is celebrating the 72nd Army Day today in honour of the soldiers who serve the country selflessly and risk their lives to safeguard the borders.

See Photos | Rehearsals for 72nd Army Day underway in Delhi

January 13, 2020 6:25 pm

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark the day when (then) Lieutenant General K M Cariappa took over from General Sir Francis Butcher as Commander-in-Chief of India on January 1949.

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PM Modi honours innovative officers of Indian Army

January 16, 2016 4:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented certificates to Indian Army officers for their innovative works on the occasion of Army Day. The officers were honoured for their contributions in the areas of communications, counter-militant operations and others. The 'At-Home function' held in New Delhi was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others. Army Day is observed every year on January 15 to commemorate Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander, in 1949.

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.