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Video series on pay and entitlements of Army jawans launched

May 20, 2022 3:22 pm

The maintenance of pay accounts of jawans involves efforts of the respective units where a junior commissioned officer or soldier of other ranks is posted, the records office of the regiment and the pay and account offices of the Defence Accounts Department.

Army completes Court of Inquiry into killing of Nagaland civilians

May 16, 2022 10:24 pm

Following the killings in Oting area of Mon district in a botched operation and its aftermath, the Army started a Court of Inquiry (CoI), while the state government set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident.

Gen Pande to go to forward areas on his maiden visit to Ladakh as Army Chief

May 13, 2022 6:49 am

The Army said in a statement that Pande reached Leh on Thursday and “was briefed on the security situation along the borders with special focus on Eastern Ladakh.”

Explained: What are the Protected Mobility Vehicles that the Army wants to purchase?

May 16, 2022 11:33 pm

The Army has floated a Request for Information to purchase Protected Mobility Vehicles (PMV) for high-altitude areas and for deserts and plains. What are PMVs, how are they utilised, and who manufactures them?

Southern Army Commander Lt Gen JS Nain awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

May 11, 2022 11:23 am

An alumnus of Sainik School in Kunjpura, National Defence Academy at Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, Lt Gen Nain was commissioned into the Dogra Regiment in June 1983.

The Sunday Profile: General Manoj Pande, the right man at the right place

May 08, 2022 5:29 pm

General Manoj Pande has broken a glass ceiling by becoming the first Army Chief from Corps of Engineers. But, whether it’s his qualifications, career, postings or diligence, the General has been on a march

‘He studied law but chose to join the Special Forces’: Kin of Army Major who died in Uri

May 08, 2022 8:35 am

He was to soon take up the Defence Services Technical Staff Course at the Military Institute of Technology, Pune, said his father, Brigadier D S Ahlawat, who retired from the Jat Regiment of the Indian Army.

Almost all defence orders will now go to domestic industry: Army Vice Chief

May 08, 2022 3:46 am

An Acceptance of Necessity is accorded by the Defence Ministry for a particular weapon system or equipment at the beginning of the procurement process.

No more jostling on LAC, issues being resolved through hotlines: Northern Army Commander

May 06, 2022 2:48 pm

Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi says India is now negotiating with assertiveness on Ladakh.

Troops in J&K, Ladakh need to be battle-hardened: Northern Army Commander

May 06, 2022 1:25 pm

The “eyeball to eyeball’ deployment, ranging from the plains of Jammu to the Siachen Glacier and further to Eastern Ladakh, and the dynamic internal security situation in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir make Northern Command the most unique theatre, he said.


22nd Anniversary of Kargil war: India remembers brave soldiers on Vijay Diwas

July 26, 2021 1:56 pm

In 1999 on this day, the Indian armed forces defeated attempts by Pakistan to capture strategic heights in Kargil. It was named 'Operation Vijay' (victory).

Diwali: PM Modi takes a tank ride, distributes sweets among soldiers during visit to Rajasthan's Longewala post

November 14, 2020 4:33 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been celebrating Diwali with soldiers since assuming office in 2014.

Indian Army | Passing out Parade in the time of Covid-19

June 14, 2020 4:01 pm

The passing out parade was conducted with restricted attendance and parents were not invited because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, a defence release stated.

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


Tracking the damage done by IEDs: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

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'

June 22, 2020 6:12 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

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

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.