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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.

Take the T-shirt challenge like Rakul Preet Singh and her father

April 21, 2020 11:40 am

The father-daughter duo aced the T-shirt challenge like none other; gave us major fitness goals.

Indian Army, Navy, Air Force reported 95 suicide cases in 2019: Govt

March 04, 2020 7:51 pm

The Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), after conducting a number of studies since 2006, has listed domestic and personal problems, marital discord, stress and financial trouble as the major causes of suicides by armed forces personnel.

Explained: Why Army doesn't want police, paramilitary forces copying its 'combat' uniform

February 27, 2020 10:38 am

On February 23, following violent clashes between pro- and anti-CAA groups in Northeast Delhi’s Jafrabad, pictures emerged of security forces personnel wearing combat pattern uniforms closely resembling that of the Indian Army’s.

Towards jointness

December 26, 2019 12:05 am

A Chief of Defence Staff is welcome, points to reform roadmap for future — leading to joint theatre commands.

Army man from Ludhiana dies on duty in J&K; cremated with full honours

December 23, 2019 4:35 pm

Mandeep Singh (27) from 24 Rashtriya Rifles was on duty and moving for an operation after getting a tip-off when the Army vehicle met with an accident on Friday. Three of his colleagues were injured but he succumbed to the injuries.

Force of reform

August 17, 2019 12:12 am

Test of PM’s announcement of Chief of Defence Staff will lie in delineation of office’s powers. It needs a purposeful mandate.

Army spent Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad in 2018-19: Government

July 03, 2019 8:17 pm

In written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said the Army currently has 25 full dog units and two half units.

No one ready to take over JeM leadership in Kashmir: Army

April 24, 2019 5:02 pm

"We have targeted Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leadership, the situation now is that no one is coming forward to take over the leadership of JeM in the valley. Even after Pakistan's best efforts, we will continue to suppress JeM, specially after Pulwama," KJS Dhillon, GOC 15 Corps, said.

Army rescues nearly 3,000 tourists stranded at Nathu La Pass in Sikkim, receives letter of gratitude

January 06, 2019 2:32 pm

On December 28, Darjeeling, its outskirts and the upper ridges of Gangtok in Sikkim received the first snowfall in 10 years.


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.


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:

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.