Northern Command

Seven militants killed as four Pakistan-aided infiltration bids foiled in 48 hours: Army

Seven militants killed as four Pakistan-aided infiltration bids foiled in 48 hours: Army

The Northern Command claimed that in the current year, 22 infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 armed intruders have been eliminated along the LoC.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Three soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche

Three of the five soldiers hit by an avalanche in Batalik sector in Jammu and Kashmir were found dead on Friday, the Indian Army said.

Apr 07, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Army chief visits J&K, reviews security situation

Army chief visits J&K, reviews security situation

Gen Rawat was received by top army officials and briefed by Commander Lt Gen Devraj Anbu.

Jan 05, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Army chief General Dalbir Singh visits Udhampur and forward areas of Northern Command

Army chief General Dalbir Singh visits Udhampur and forward areas of Northern Command

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Northern Command Headquarters at Udhampur and forward areas of White Knight Corps on Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2016, 20:50 PM IST
Indian Army's Northern Command briefs J&K Governor NN Vohra on security situation

Indian Army's Northern Command briefs J&K Governor NN Vohra on security situation

Indian Army's Northern Command chief, Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu on Thursday briefed Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on the security situation in the state.

Dec 15, 2016, 20:01 PM IST

Army foils two infiltration bids in Kashmir

The Indian Army on Thursday said it foiled two infiltration bids from across the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir during the last 18 hours.

Nov 24, 2016, 15:33 PM IST
Four terrorists neutralised in J&K's Naugam; 'Made in Pakistan' grenades, medicines recovered

Four terrorists neutralised in J&K's Naugam; 'Made in Pakistan' grenades, medicines recovered

At least four terrorists were eliminated as Indian Army foiled their infiltration bid in Naugam sector in Jammu and Kashmir even as Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire at Poonch sector today. 

Oct 08, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

Northern Army Commander reviews security in Kashmir

On a day when the army successfully foiled three infiltration bids along the Line of Control (LoC) in which one terrorist was killed in Naugam sector and eliminated three heavily armed terrorists in hinterland, Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General DS Hooda visited the frontier area of Uri and reviewed security with the local commanders.

Oct 06, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Army chief visits Northern Command after cross-LoC strike

Army Chief Dalbir Singh on Saturday visited the Northern Command based here to take stock of India's operational preparedness along the border in the wake of heightened tension in Indo-Pak ties following the surgical strike targeting terror camps across LoC.

Oct 01, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

Uri terror attack: As it happened

Terror struck an Army camp in North Kashmir's Uri town when militants stormed a battalion headquarters in the wee hours on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
No friction between Army, CRPF over Pampore ​operations: Northern Command

No friction between Army, CRPF over Pampore ​operations: Northern Command

The Indian Army's Northern Command on Tuesday denied any friction between the army and the CRPF in handling the Pampore operations, in the wake of reports that the two forces were competing for credit for killing the two militants in the 48-hour long operation.

Jun 29, 2016, 00:05 AM IST
Army, CRPF squabble over who killed Pampore terrorists

Army, CRPF squabble over who killed Pampore terrorists

Hardly had the guns fallen silent after fierce fighting during Saturday's ambush of a CRPF contingent by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore when a row erupted between the paramilitary force and the army over whose personnel killed the terrorists.

Jun 27, 2016, 22:42 PM IST
Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Gawade

Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Gawade

Naik Gawade Pandurang Mahadev was martyred in a fierce encounter with five heavily armed terrorists on May 21.

May 23, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

Mortal remains of nine soldiers yet to be airlifted from Siachen

The mortal remains of nine soldiers, who were buried alive by an avalanche in the Siachen Glacier, are yet to be airlifted from Siachen, said the Northern Command in a release on Thursday.

Feb 12, 2016, 00:53 AM IST

Siachen avalanche: Six days later, body of one soldier found

The body of one of the 10 soldiers buried under an avalanche on the Siachen glacier on February 3 was recovered on Monday, officials said.

Feb 08, 2016, 19:20 PM IST
Ministry of Defence, Jammu Cantonment Recruitment 2016 invites applications for 8 posts of Sub-Divisional Officer

Ministry of Defence, Jammu Cantonment Recruitment 2016 invites applications for 8 posts of Sub-Divisional Officer

Ministry of Defence, Principal Directorate, Defence Estates, Northern Command Jammu Cantonment has invited applications for 8 posts of Sub-Divisional Officer.

Jan 07, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Top Indian commander holds talks with PLA officials

On a key visit to China after his predecessor was denied visa, the head of Indian Army's Northern Command has held talks with top defence officials

Dec 16, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Intelligence corps celebrate 73rd raising day

Intelligence Corps has been at the forefront, providing real time and close intelligence support to the Army.

Nov 01, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Army celebrates 68th Infantry Day

To honour the supreme sacrifice of the infantry in fighting the Pakistani raiders in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947, the Indian Army on Tuesday celebrated its 68th Infantry Day with traditional solemnity and gaiety all across the Northern Command.

Oct 27, 2015, 14:41 PM IST
Machil fake encounter case: Northern Command chief confirms life sentence to six army men

Machil fake encounter case: Northern Command chief confirms life sentence to six army men

The Army's northern command GOC on Monday confirmed the life sentence awarded to six army personnel, including a colonel-rank officer, by a general court martial in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case, an army official said.

Sep 07, 2015, 15:02 PM IST