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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.

Indian Army Day 2019: Three mothers share what it is like to raise kids in military families

January 15, 2019 2:07 pm

Indian Army Day: "There are times when the child has to quit a particular school mid-session to move to another. At that time, it becomes really challenging for us to give them moral support and confidence. Again, it is the same child who may become emotionally very strong later in life."

Indian Army Day 2019: A military dad talks about the struggles of parenting

January 15, 2019 2:17 pm

Indian Army Day: "Our two boys were born less than a year and a half apart, and had their share of challenges and privileges growing up as Army kids. Their mother was their rock. My profession kept me away from my family for almost half of the years that my boys were growing up."

Army Day 2019 Highlights: Won't hesitate to deal with terror along western border, says Army Chief

January 15, 2019 6:42 pm

Army Day 2019: Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark the day when (then) Lieutenant General KM Cariappa took over from General Sir Francis Butcher as Commander-in-Chief of India on January 15, 1949.

What you (probably) don’t know about the world’s most peaceful, yet most lethal army

January 15, 2019 10:01 am

The Indian army is one of the world’s most peaceful, owing to the fact that it has never initiated the first attack in any warfare.

Soldiers of the Indian Defence Forces: The heroes we need and deserve

January 15, 2019 5:16 pm

This Army Day, let’s help the heroes who restlessly toil to keep us safe from external and internal threats.


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

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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.