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Villager confirms 3 Rajouri youths rented room, just 100 metres from Army camp

August 12, 2020 11:21 am

The Army’s 62 Rashtriya Rifles had claimed the “encounter”. Its camp is located 100 metres from where the three Rajouri youths stayed. The orchards in Amshipora where the Army said the alleged pre-dawn encounter took place is located around 10 km from Chowgam.

Army to probe encounter of 3 'militants' after families say they were labourers

August 11, 2020 11:54 am

The three families lodged a missing persons' complaint about them at the Peeri Police Post in Rajouri's Kotranka tehsil only on Sunday, amidst reports that three alleged militants killed by security forces in an encounter in Amshipora on July 18 were labourers from Rajouri district.

Financial embezzlement case: Colonel, Lt Colonel and Subedar Major face court martial

August 10, 2020 8:14 pm

The joint court martial of the Colonel H P S Sidhu and the Lt Colonel Ranjit Singh, a former commanding officer of 610 EME Battalion and OC of a workshop, respectively, will begin Tuesday in Akhnoor.

Defence ministry writes to CBFC; says advise production houses to seek NOC on Army theme content

July 31, 2020 9:18 pm

The Defence Ministry had received some complaints raising strong objections about the portrayal of Indian Army personnel and the military uniform in an "insulting manner", they said.

Sanction issued, women now eligible for permanent commission in Army

July 24, 2020 2:08 am

Women have so far been allowed PC in only the Judge Advocate General (JAG) and Army Educational Corps (AEC).

86 per cent of Indian military equipment of Russian origin: Stimson Center paper

July 22, 2020 8:20 am

The dependence is likely to continue because more than 55% of Indian defence imports since 2014 have been from Russia.

Punjab: After BSF constable, Army jawan held in cross-border arms, drug smuggling case

July 20, 2020 11:12 pm

With this, total eight people have been arrested in the case, Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta said, adding the accused had links to Pakistani drug smugglers.

Indian Army AFMS invites application for SSC medical officer posts

July 20, 2020 7:50 am

AFMS SSC medical officer recruitment 2020: The candidates can apply through the website till August 26. The eligible candidates will be called for interview in September

Govt allows invalid pension for soldiers with less than 10 years of service

July 16, 2020 12:58 am

Till date, invalid pension was granted to those armed forces personnel who had more than 10 years of service and were invalided for reasons that were neither attributable to nor aggravated by military service.

Abide by mandate or put in papers: HC to Army officer who challenged social media ban

July 15, 2020 7:17 am

The court was hearing a plea which sought direction to the Director General of Military Intelligence to withdraw its June 6 order which mandated all members of the Indian Army delete their social media accounts.


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.

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

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.