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ARMY NEWS

PM Modi reviews Army’s efforts in combating pandemic

April 30, 2021 6:50 am

The two “discussed various initiatives being taken by the Army to help in Covid management”, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

Army converts bus stand to 'street library' for J&K children

March 07, 2021 6:03 pm

The 'street library' showcases India-2020 of late President A P J Abdul Kalam and compilation of Khalil Gibran or the world's greatest short stories.

Procedures holding defence modernisation hostage: Army chief

January 22, 2021 3:46 am

Private players are now providing large defence platforms like artillery guns, bridges, radars and a wide range of weapons and equipment, General M M Naravane said.

Major tragedy averted as IED-fitted motorcycle detected in J&K's Poonch

January 10, 2021 6:22 pm

Quoting preliminary investigation, the officer said the IED along with a motorcycle was left behind by a suspected terrorist who is believed to have moved into the nearby forest area.

DRDO's new carbine clears Army's final trials, ready for use

December 25, 2020 2:57 pm

The newly-developed carbines are not just slated to replace the ageing 9 mm carbine currently in use by the armed forces but would also modernise the armoury of the Central Armed Police Forces, like the CRPF and BSF, and state police forces.

Armenia: Tens of thousands rally to demand PM's resignation over Azerbaijan pact

December 06, 2020 1:34 pm

Protesters have once again called for Nikol Pashinyan to quit over a peace agreement with Azerbaijan. The Russia-brokered pact was agreed after weeks of fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region that left thousands dead.

Transgender woman killed at army checkpoint in Colombia, prompting outrage

September 26, 2020 11:25 am

Red Comunitaria Trans, a Colombian trans rights group said on Twitter that Juliana Giraldo Diaz had been murdered in cold blood.

Explained: How Army is screening women officers for Permanent Commission

September 22, 2020 9:15 am

The Army has recently tweaked its physical fitness policy for women officers, who are no longer exempt from Battle Physical Efficiency Test (BPET).

Facing coronavirus crisis, Israel calls in army

September 01, 2020 2:21 pm

For months, the command has been managing a network of coronavirus hotels, providing both isolation facilities and recovery services for infected people with mild symptoms. Its soldiers have also distributed food and supplies in hard-hit areas, including communities that have had little contact with the military.

Military Digest: The Indian swordsman who struck in Bangladesh

June 26, 2020 12:03 pm

The citation of Captain Lachhman Singh Lehl's Vir Chakra states that he showed calmness and courage in the discharge of his duties and distinguished himself in all the important battles in and around Naushera.

ARMY PHOTOS

Handwara firing: Curfew imposed, four killed so far

April 19, 2016 4:48 pm

Curfew has been imposed in north Kashmir’s Handwara and its neighbouring areas.

Tearful farewell to gallantry award-winning Army Colonel M N Rai who died fighting militants

January 29, 2015 6:59 pm

Rai, 39, commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles was killed during a militant encounter in Tral.

Passing Out Parade in Jammu & Kashmir

April 05, 2014 4:28 pm

As many as 310 recruits from Jammu and Kashmir donned the army uniform after the successful training at the centre.

ARMY VIDEOS

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Delhi water crisis to end today

February 22, 2016 5:44 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): With the Army taking control of Munak Canal in Haryana, the water supply in Delhi could be partially restored by late Monday evening. The Munak canal, which carries 543 million gallons of water per day from the Yamuna to the city, was besieged by Jat protesters demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. The Supreme Court would also be hearing Delhi government's petition seeking Centre's intervention for the uninterrupted supply of water.

Seminar on communal harmony organised in Rajouri

February 17, 2016 9:31 am

Rajouri, Feb 17 (ANI): The Army's Ace of Spade division organised an all religion seminar in Jammu and Kashmir to maintain communal harmony in the state. Army officers, police officers and students took part in the seminar that was held at Raina auditorium in Rajouri. General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General D.A. Chaturvedi said the main objective of the seminar was to make everyone understand that we can develop through social, religion and economic harmony. Clerics from different religions took part in the seminar and shared their views on communal harmony.

Virbhadra Singh denies Manish Tewari's statement

January 10, 2016 1:19 pm

Shimla, Jan 10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday denied party leader Manish Tewari's statement, saying when he was a cabinet minister, there had never been an incident when Army tried a coup. Meanwhile Manish Tewari has stood firm about his statement about the troops' movement.

PM reviews security at terror-hit Pathankot Airbase

January 09, 2016 2:25 pm

Pathankot, Jan 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Pathankot Air Force base to review the security situation after the terrorist attack, which left seven security personnel dead and 20 others injured. PM Modi also conducted an aerial survey of the Air Base.Meanwhile, security forces have declared that the airbase has been fully cleared after a massive combing operation by the Army, National Security Guard and IAF's Guard Commandos which spanned over three days.