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Coronavirus: In J&K, Army follows social distancing, control measures in place

March 26, 2020 8:18 pm

To avoid congestion in barracks, distance between the beds has been increased and in the dining halls, meals are served at different timings so as to avoid crowding.

Rajnath Singh asks armed forces to assist civilian authorities to fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020 3:21 pm

On Thursday, Singh chaired a review meeting with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chiefs of Army, Navy, Air Force, and other senior officials to discuss the action plan to deal with the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Army may have to be deployed on ‘war basis’: Former commander

March 24, 2020 3:46 pm

Lt Gen Panag said while the Army may not have plans to deal with such a pandemic ready beforehand, it would have reacted to the situation and charted out a blueprint by now.

Coronavirus: 195 Indians evacuated from Iran, quarantined at Jaisalmer army facility

March 18, 2020 9:14 pm

A senior officer at the Army Headquarters in New Delhi said that all possible arrangements have been made to make the stay of those being quarantined comfortable.

Coronavirus threat: Armed forces personnel asked to avoid visiting malls, movie halls

March 12, 2020 10:03 pm

The directions, which have been disseminated down the chain of command in the three services, state that serving personnel and their families returning from Italy, Islamic Republic of Iran, Singapore and Republic of Korea will be quarantined for 14 days.

Army recruited 1.65 lakh personnel from 2016-17 to 2018-19: Govt

March 12, 2020 6:30 pm

Uttar Pradesh saw recruitment of 18,906 personnel during the three-year period, followed by Punjab and Chandigarh (15,455), Maharashtra (11,866) and Haryana (10,382)

Army requests Rampur royal family to donate arms for museums

March 10, 2020 3:09 am

Last month, the armoury was opened for the first time in decades for evaluation as a part of an ongoing legal process with regards to a property dispute between different branches of the family

More power to her: 'Stree shakti’ is an integral part of our ‘rashtra shakti’

March 09, 2020 9:56 am

We need to keep reminding ourselves about the contributions of women, about their strengths. India has come a long way in empowering women but many milestones are yet to be crossed.

Looking at tapping blockchain, lasers for military use: Gen MM Naravane

March 05, 2020 4:56 am

He also mentioned that India was building capacities in space, cyber, and electronic warfare.

Harsh measures were needed to stem rush to get disability pension: Former Army Commander

March 03, 2020 10:44 pm

The issue has been a hot topic of discussion in military circles especially after many disabled pensioners received a meagre sum of Rs 100 or less as pension for the month of February, after the State Bank of India deducted income tax with arrears.


Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Army

December 09, 2019 10:33 am

After completing one year of strenuous training, 404 soldiers from Jammu and Kashmir were recruited into the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry.

Railways RRB, UPSC, Indian Army; government jobs to apply for this week

November 17, 2019 5:55 pm

The online application process for most of the vacant posts will be closed by this month. Have a look at the vacancies this week

Indian Army, Railway, ISRO, DRDO recruitment 2019: Latest jobs to apply in October

October 19, 2019 6:46 pm

Given below is a list of jobs whose recruitment process will end in the month of October, along with their eligibility, selection procedure and salary details.

Vicky Kaushal is glad to make 'roti' for the Indian Army

August 04, 2019 7:25 am

The Uri: The Surgical Strike actor Vicky Kaushal looked elated to be with the Indian Army as he shared photos from his visit to the the Indo-China border on social media.

Building collapses in Solan, 13 Army personnel among 14 dead

July 15, 2019 3:21 pm

The building collapsed around 3.50 pm near the Kumarhatti-Nahan highway in Solan. A search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities.

Hiring in Indian Army: Check latest job notification

January 15, 2019 2:04 pm

On Indian Army day, here is a pictorial tribute to the Indian Bravehearts. If you also want to make your country proud, check how to join the men in Olive green. Check, latest Indian Army SSC 2019 recruitment details.

Siachen avalanche: Hanamanthappa and the other nine soldiers who died

February 11, 2016 2:16 pm

The Siachen avalanche has now claimed 10 lives with the death of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa on February 10

Many dead in Arnia encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

November 27, 2014 5:31 pm

The area was immediately cordoned and searches launched.

Remembering Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

April 03, 2014 2:48 pm

Born on April 3, 1914 at Amritsar in Punjab, Late Sam Manekshaw was the first Indian Army officer to have been promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.


Tracking the damage done by IEDs: News in Numbers

November 21, 2018 8:52 am

With Maoists increasingly using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in their operations, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has turned to the Army for lessons from its experience in J&K.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

November 04, 2018 4:35 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

July 16, 2018 5:35 am

What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more:

INS Viraat on final journey, docks at Chennai port

February 15, 2016 2:39 pm

Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI): The world’s oldest active aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, is on its final journey.It was docked at Chennai port on Monday before it is due to be decommissioned later this year. The ship entered service on May 12, 1987 and is also affiliated to the Garhwal Rifles (infantry regiment) of the Indian Army. The navy’s aircraft carrier guarded India's maritime borders for nearly 60 years. Captain said that the cost of maintaining and running it is becoming more than the cost benefited. With the time all the machineries get old. Kochi INS Vikrant is likely to replace INS Viraat. The mighty aircraft carrier has seen 18 Commanding Officers of which three went on to become Chiefs of Naval Staff. The ship has done over 40,000 hours of steaming and traversed over 5,00,000 nautical miles across the proverbial seven seas. The ship has undertaken over 20,000 hours of flying from its deck.

Lance Naik's condition worsened despite all measures: R.R. Hospital

February 11, 2016 2:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Research and Referral Hospital of the Indian Army on Thursday said Lance Naik Hanamanthapa's neuro functions and heart functions worsened despite all precautions, eventually leading to his death. R.R. Hospital Director Lt. Gen. Duhan said when they received Lance Naik Hanamthappa in an intubated state on February 9, his body temperature was normal but his blood pressure was very low. Lt. Gen Duhan further said that all these cells, which had already become fragile and consisted of toxin because of working in very cold environment without glucose and oxygen, had produced a lot amount of toxins. Four days after he was found alive in Siachen, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa died in the hospital on Thursday morning.

PM Modi meets Siachen lone survivor

February 09, 2016 9:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday went to meet Indian Army soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at RR hospital in New Delhi. Naik is the lone survivor out of group of ten soldiers, who were wiped out by an avalanche in the Siachen last week. He was found after the army rescue team in Siachen spotted a body in an enclosed sphere under 25ft of snow.

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.