Northern Command on Sunday bid adieu to their GOC-in-C Lt Gen K T Parnaik, who retired from his services after a 41-year-long career.
The positive overtures made by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif towards India mean nothing until they are given a "formal shape", a top Army commander said on Monday.
Army has received inputs that terrorists might try to disrupt the Amarnath Yatra scheduled to commence from June 28, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General K T Parnaik said.
Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen VK Singh lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir.
Northern Command Chief Lt Gen KT Parnaik visited the Line of Control in northern Kashmir and reviewed operational preparedness.
The Indian Army`s Northern Command chief Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the troops along the LAC with China and the AGPL with Pakistan on the Siachen glacier, known as the highest battleground in the world.
Lt Gen KT Parnaik, GoC-in-C, Northern Command, on Saturday visited the Tiger Division here and exhorted the troops to remain ready for future challenges.
Lieutenant General KT Parnaik on Saturday
took over as General Officer Commanding-in-chief of the Army`s Northern Command, a defence spokesman said.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai