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Army inducts first batch of women in military police

May 08, 2021 7:25 pm

The government had approved the induction of women in military police in January 2019, and plans to have 1700 women soldiers by 2036, in batches of 100 recruits per year.

Army sending over 300 medical staff for Patna Covid facility

May 07, 2021 8:43 am

A senior Army officer said the medical staff were being sent on the request of the Bihar government, which had sought resources for the ESI Hospital in Patna, where a 500-bed facility for Covid patients is reportedly being set up with the help of the DRDO.

100 Army paramedics to man 100-bed O2 hospital at PU

May 05, 2021 10:10 am

All referrals of patients who require oxygen will be done by the civil administration here. All critical cases will be sent to PGIMER.

India third highest military spender in 2020, states data published by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

April 27, 2021 7:54 am

The US spent a total of $778 billion in 2020, China spent $252 billion and India’s military expenditure was $72.9 billion. All three countries saw their military spending go up compared to 2019, even during a pandemic year.

Bombay HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of 6 Army men accused of killing colleague

April 24, 2021 9:36 am

A case was filed by the victim’s wife as she was doubtful of the claim that her husband had drowned in Alibaug in September 2020.

Army’s Southern Command conducts operation to dispose of unexploded ordnance

April 23, 2021 8:19 pm

Officials from the Southern Command said that a special Bomb Disposal Team from the Central Ammunition Depot based at Pulgaon was deputed by the Army and dispatched to multiple locations for survey, segregation and disposal of unexploded ordnance at these places.

COVID-19: Army postpones Common Entrance Exam for Northeast

April 21, 2021 12:30 pm

"Due to prevailing COVID-19 situations, all the activities of Common Entrance Exam scheduled on April 25 is postponed till further orders," Lt Col P Khongsai said.

Army converting its hospital in Delhi to exclusive COVID-19 facility for armed forces personnel, veterans

April 20, 2021 6:15 pm

This facility will be available for COVID-19 patients from Thursday.

Forces foil infiltration bid, seize narcotics worth Rs 50 crore in Kupwara

April 15, 2021 7:55 am

The team also claimed to have recovered 10 kilograms of narcotics putting it's approximate value at Rs 50 crore in the international market.

31 Recruit Religious Teachers commissioned into Army at INI

April 14, 2021 12:25 am

The INI, which is a one-of-its-kind institute in the country, was established in the early 1980s and conducts primary and refresher training of religious teachers who are posted along with the units of the Army and also trains the selected personnel in behavioural and social sciences.


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

Many dead in Arnia encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

November 27, 2014 5:31 pm

The area was immediately cordoned and searches launched.


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.