Articles about Indian Military Academy

'Sheru' Stanikzai of Taliban: Indian Army veterans remember 1982 batchmate

20 Aug 2021

India
'Sheru' Stanikzai of Taliban: Indian Army veterans remember 1982 batchmate

He was once a 20-year-old lad, training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in the hilly city of Dehradun. He was not very religious and enjoyed weekend hikes and riverside trips.

A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

24 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

India-China border situation under control, says Army chief

13 Jun 2020

India
India-China border situation under control, says Army chief

The situation along India's borders with China "is under control," said the Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane, on Saturday.

General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief

31 Dec 2019

India
General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief

On Tuesday, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defense Staff.

Identical twins graduate from IMA together; to serve different army-units

09 Jun 2019

India
Identical twins graduate from IMA together; to serve different army-units

Identical twins, Abhinav Pathak and Parinav Pathak born only two minutes apart, created history by becoming the first pair of identical twins to graduate together from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA).

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary

03 Apr 2019

India
Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary

On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 105.

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

16 Feb 2019

India
#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

The Indian Army is one of the largest and best armies in the world. Many youngsters dream of joining the prestigious Army to serve their nation with pride.

19 years later, Kargil martyr's son proudly joins father's battalion

11 Jun 2018

India
19 years later, Kargil martyr's son proudly joins father's battalion

On June 12, 1999, Lance Naik Bachan Singh gave his life fighting against Pakistan at Tololing in Kargil.

#CareerBytes: How to get into Indian Army after Class 12?

30 May 2018

India
#CareerBytes: How to get into Indian Army after Class 12?

The Indian Army is the world's second-largest standing army and one of the most privileged forces, too.

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

11 Jun 2017

India
After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

A month after 23-year-old Lt Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding and murdered by terrorists, 11 youths from Jammu and Kashmir have risen up against anti-national forces and graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 104th birth anniversary

03 Apr 2017

India
Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 104th birth anniversary

On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 104.

Tri-services chief likely soon for India

22 Jan 2017

India
Tri-services chief likely soon for India

Discussions for the appointment of a tri-services chief were underway at the Combined Commanders' Conference held at the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun.

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

03 Jan 2017

India
SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

01 Jan 2017

India
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

31 Dec 2016

India
Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

Navy Chief new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

30 Dec 2016

India
Navy Chief new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

Navy Chief Sunil Lanba took over as the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) from out going IAF Chief Arup Raha; the government is currently working on a new post for inter-services co-operation like a permanent CoSC Chairman or a Chief of Defence Staff.

PM Modi, Parrikar to discuss Chief of Defence Staff appointment

26 Dec 2016

India
PM Modi, Parrikar to discuss Chief of Defence Staff appointment

Major military reforms are around the corner as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in early January to discuss the mandate of the proposed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

19 Dec 2016

India
Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.

Government announces new army, air force, security chief

18 Dec 2016

India
Government announces new army, air force, security chief

The government announced the names of the new air force and army chief, while also listing the new heads for India's security agencies.