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ARMY DAY NEWS

‘Stood at the forefront of Animal Transport convoys’: Army mule gets distinguished service decoration

January 17, 2023 7:53 pm

Hoof No 122, a mountain artillery mule employed with the Army, was awarded the COAS Commendation Card that the Army’s Gajraj Corps said was an apt recognition of selfless service by unsung warriors.

Army Day parade held in Bengaluru to pay tribute to slain freedom fighters from Karnataka: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

January 16, 2023 7:03 am

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year and has for the first time been conducted outside the national capital.

Army maintaining strong defence posture along LAC, ready to deal with any contingency: Army Chief General Manoj Pande

January 16, 2023 1:14 am

Addressing the 75th Army Day event in Bengaluru, Army Chief General Manoj Pande said the northern border region has remained peaceful and steps have been taken for the maintenance of peace through set protocols and existing border mechanisms.

'Salute all brave soldiers, their families': President Murmu, PM Modi, and others extend wishes on Army Day

January 15, 2023 10:10 am

Every year, January 15 is observed as the Army Day to commemorate the occasion when General (later Field Marshal) K M Cariappa took over command of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Roy Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949.

Bengaluru, Karnataka News highlights: Elderly man dragged on road by biker fleeing after accident

January 17, 2023 10:44 pm

Bengaluru, Karnataka News highlights: Meanwhile, a main road in Bengaluru's Mahalakshmi Layout caved in on Tuesday. The Mahalakshmi Layout Main road was asphalted after BWSSB pipeline work, as per initial reports.

In a first, Army Day to be held at MEG & Centre in Bengaluru

January 16, 2023 1:14 am

The parade will commence with a wreath laying ceremony at the MEG War Memorial by the Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande, to pay homage to the fallen soldiers.

More than 50,000 take part in run organised by Army's Southern Command across 18 locations

December 19, 2022 3:07 am

In Pune, the run was flagged off by Southern Army Commander Lt Gen AK Singh from the Pune Race Course with over 4,000 participants turning up. The run was held in three categories 12.5, 5 and 4 km categories.

Pune Terriers observe 73rd Territorial Army Day

October 11, 2022 9:04 am

The Territorial Army came into existence after the enactment of the Territorial Army Act in August 1948. It was formally raised by India’s first Governor General C Rajagopalachari on October 9, 1949.

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.

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Military parade, bike stunts mark Bengaluru's Army Day celebration

January 16, 2023 11:19 pm

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the event was organised in Karnataka to pay tribute to the people of the state who laid down their lives for India’s freedom.

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.

Today in Pics: January 16, 2014

January 21, 2014 6:47 pm

ARMY DAY VIDEOS

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.

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