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SC allows women to appear for NDA exam; criticizes Army

The Supreme Court on Wednesday passed an interim order allowing women candidates to appear for the National Defence Academy (NDA) examination.

09 Aug 2021

Indian Navy

Defence Ministry mulls merit over seniority for top military posts

The Defence Ministry is examining a proposal to select officers for top military posts like the Commanders-in-Chief (C-in-C) in the Army, Navy, and Air Force based on merit rather than seniority.

06 Aug 2021

India China Border

India, China disengage in Gogra after 12th round of talks

India and China have agreed to disengage in the Gogra region of eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army said today, marking a breakthrough following the latest round of discussions between the neighboring countries.

03 Aug 2021

India China Border

China releases video of Galwan Valley clash after deescalation talks

China has released a video of the fatal 2020 Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese forces amid a prolonged border row along the Line of Actual Control.

26 Jul 2021


Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army pays tributes to its soldiers

On the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Army paid rich tributes to the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan at the Drass War Memorial in Ladakh on Monday.

21 Jul 2021


Indian Army on alert as China enhances activity along LAC

Indo-China border tensions refuse to be resolved, as around 40 soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) were seen patrolling the area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) near Barahoti area in Uttarakhand, reports said on Wednesday.

14 Jul 2021

India China Border

Army says reports of fresh Indo-China clash 'false and baseless'

The Indian Army on Wednesday denied reports of a fresh clash with Chinese forces along the Indo-China border in eastern Ladakh.

07 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Four held for duping people by promising Army jobs

Four men were arrested in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday for allegedly duping people on false assurances of getting them jobs in the Army, police said.

01 Jul 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Indian military developing capabilities to deal with drone threat

The easy availability of drones has increased the complexity of security challenges and the Indian military is developing capabilities to effectively deal with the threats, be it from state-sponsored elements or by states themselves, Army Chief General MM Naravane said on Thursday.

29 Jun 2021


Another drone seen near Sunjuwan military station in Jammu

A drone was spotted by the Indian Army at three locations in Jammu, including the Sunjuwan military station, in the early hours of Tuesday - marking the third day in a row that such an incident took place.

28 Jun 2021


Alert soldiers thwart possible drone attack on a military station

A fresh attempt to attack a military installation with the help of drones was foiled by alert Army sentries at the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak station who fired at the aerial vehicles that flew away.

12 Jun 2021


Army buys Jharkhand farmer's watermelon harvest after his generous offer

A 25-year-old Jharkhand farmer, who had been unable to sell his produce amid the COVID-19 pandemic, was rewarded for his generous gesture.

15 May 2021


Armed Forces Day: Movies capturing the emotional upheaval of soldiers

Bollywood has a multitude of movies inspired by the Armed Forces.

04 May 2021


COVID-19 crisis: Armed forces recalling medical officers from key bases

As India battles the second wave of COVID-19, the armed forces are taking a series of measures like recalling doctors and other medical staff from key bases to help civilian authorities fight the pandemic.

28 Apr 2021


Base Hospital to have 900 oxygenated beds by mid-June

The Indian Army's Base Hospital in Delhi will augment its capacity and will have 900 oxygenated beds for COVID-19 patients by mid-June, said an official statement on Wednesday.

'Irrational': Supreme Court on rules for women in the Army

The medical fitness criteria for women to get Permanent Commission in the Indian Army are "arbitrary" and "irrational," the Supreme Court said today.

19 Feb 2021

Galwan Valley

COVID-19 deepened suspicions between India, China armies : Lt. General

Eastern Army Commander Lt. General Anil Chauhan said on Thursday that the COVID-19 outbreak deepened mutual suspicions between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA and the virus affected working protocols of border management.

17 Feb 2021

India China Border

Indian Army releases visuals of disengagement process with China

The Indian Army on Tuesday released videos and photographs showing thinning down of troops and dismantling of bunkers, camps, and other facilities by the Chinese military in the areas around the Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh in line with the agreed disengagement process between the two sides.

08 Feb 2021


Uttarakhand glacier disaster: 14 dead, 170 missing; rescue operations on

At least 170 people went missing after a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering massive floods reminiscent of the 2013 tragedy. Fourteen people have reportedly died.

05 Feb 2021

Swarnim Vijay Varsh

Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Veer Chakra recipient gets 'Vijay Mashaal'

A former officer of the Indian Army who fought the 1971 war against Pakistan as a Company Commander with 14 Grenadiers and was injured and captured by the adversary during a battle in Jammu and Kashmir was on Thursday honored with a symbolic torch for his valor in that war.

29 Jan 2021


Mahesh Babu reveals release date of Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major'

Telugu film star Mahesh Babu on Friday revealed the release date of the upcoming movie Major, starring Adivi Sesh in the lead role.

26 Jan 2021

Galwan Valley

Galwan hero Colonel Santosh Babu's father disappointed with Mahavir Chakra

The father of late Colonel Santosh Babu on Monday said he was not 100 percent satisfied with the Mahavir Chakra posthumously awarded to him for his acts of gallantry against the Chinese attack in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June 2020.

26 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

25 Jan 2021

Republic Day

Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri' to re-release in theaters on Republic Day

Vicky Kaushal-starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike will be re-released in theaters on the occasion of Republic Day on January 26, 2021.

25 Jan 2021


Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.

25 Jan 2021

BR Ambedkar

Republic Day 2021: Five facts that every Indian must know

Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.

24 Jan 2021


A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

A film based on the extraordinary life of one of India's most celebrated military officers - late Major Mohit Sharma - has been announced.

23 Jan 2021


India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday

The military commanders of India and China will reportedly meet on January 24 to hold the ninth round of Corps Commander-level talks to address the ongoing military standoff and defuse the border tensions in the Eastern Ladakh region.

15 Jan 2021


Drone operations feature for first time at Army Day parade

The Indian Army, for the first time, demonstrated its drone services at the Army Day parade in Cariappa Ground, Delhi on Friday. Around 75 drones carried out mock kamikaze attacks and first-aid delivery exercises.

09 Jan 2021


Ladakh: Chinese soldier captured by army on LAC's Indian side

The Indian Army on Saturday said a Chinese soldier has been apprehended on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Chushul sector of eastern Ladakh.

30 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

29 Dec 2020


Army fully capable of maintaining grave of Brigadier Mohammed Usman

The grave of "Naushera ka Sher" Brigadier Mohammed Usman, falling within the jurisdiction of Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi, has been found in a damaged state, as Army sources on Monday said it was fully capable of taking care of the national hero's final resting place.

22 Nov 2020

India China Border

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

Months into a border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has reportedly deployed "tunnel defenses" in Ladakh.

18 Nov 2020

Saif Ali Khan

'Shubh Aarambh,' says Vicky Kaushal as he returns to sets

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal is elated as he recently returned to the sets of his upcoming project after spending months at home due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

08 Nov 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army officer, 3 soldiers killed; 3 terrorists shot dead

An officer of the Indian Army and three security personnel were killed during a major anti-terror operation along the Line of Control or LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Sunday.

02 Nov 2020


After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to meet Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Thursday.

21 Oct 2020

India China Border

Chinese soldier, held in Ladakh after crossing LAC, handed back

A People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier who had been apprehended by the Indian forces after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh was handed over to China on Tuesday night, officials said.

19 Oct 2020


Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army

The Indian side caught a Chinese soldier in Eastern Ladakh, and he will be returned to the People's Liberation Army, the Army said in a statement on Monday.

18 Oct 2020

Republic Day

Major reforms proposed for Indian Army, including forgoing ceremonies

A slew of major reforms has been proposed for the Indian Army with an aim to facilitate better utilization of manpower as well as financial and other resources.

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