Indian Army

Indian Army soldier from Kashmir's Shopian has joined Hizbul Mujahideen, say reports

Indian Army soldier from Kashmir's Shopian has joined Hizbul Mujahideen, say reports

He was serving with 12JAKLI in Bihar, and was unhappy that he was being moved to Jharkhand, reports said.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:58 PM IST
Indian Army inks MoU with Axis Bank for defence salary package

Indian Army inks MoU with Axis Bank for defence salary package

The Indian Army on Friday signed a Memorandum of Undertaking (MoU) with Axis Bank on the Defence Salary Package. The current MoU is tailor-made to suit the requirements of serving soldiers, pensioners and families.

Apr 14, 2018, 00:09 AM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman brushes aside Army's concerns over shortage of funds

Nirmala Sitharaman brushes aside Army's concerns over shortage of funds

India's Defence Minister has said that adequate financial resources are being made available to the armed forces.

Apr 11, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Two soldiers killed as Pakistan resorts to unprovoked firing along LoC

Two soldiers killed as Pakistan resorts to unprovoked firing along LoC

At least two soldiers got killed on Monday evening as Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The two soldiers – Vinod Singh and Jaki Sharma – suffered injuries during the firing and later succumbed to their injuries.

Apr 10, 2018, 08:02 AM IST
Indian soldiers to don world class bullet proof jackets under ‘Make In India’ initiative

Indian soldiers to don world class bullet proof jackets under ‘Make In India’ initiative

The new jacket will provide 360-degree protection to the soldier in combat, including from latest hard steel core bullets

Apr 10, 2018, 07:59 AM IST
One terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama

One terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama

Combing operations are underway to ensure there are no other terrorists in the area.

Apr 06, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force set for show of strength in exercises with Army and Navy

Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force set for show of strength in exercises with Army and Navy

Every single air power asset of the Air Force will be put to the test.

Apr 06, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Thousands of bunkers planned to protect civilians in J&K from Pakistani shelling

Thousands of bunkers planned to protect civilians in J&K from Pakistani shelling

Pakistan has repeatedly violated ceasefire in the state and in 2018 alone, there have been over 650 such instances of firing or shelling from across the LoC.

Apr 05, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Indian Army, HDFC Bank sign MoU on Defence salary package

Indian Army, HDFC Bank sign MoU on Defence salary package

Earlier in 2011, the first MoU between HDFC Bank and the Indian Army was signed which was renewed on March 13, 2015. 

Apr 03, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Pakistan Army resorts to unprovoked firing along LoC in 650th ceasefire violation of the year

Pakistan Army resorts to unprovoked firing along LoC in 650th ceasefire violation of the year

The Pakistan Army on Tuesday targeted forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district with mortar shells.

Apr 03, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw 104th birth anniversary: When he quoted the Bible to Indira Gandhi

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw 104th birth anniversary: When he quoted the Bible to Indira Gandhi

He served as the Chief of the Army Staff during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and fought five wars during his four-decade-long military career.

Apr 03, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Indian Air Force's cargo helicopter crashes near Kedarnath temple

Indian Air Force's cargo helicopter crashes near Kedarnath temple

Six occupants of the helicopter, which was carrying supplies for the Army, received injuries.

Apr 03, 2018, 09:24 AM IST
Indian, Pakistan troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistan troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Indian and Pakistan soldiers traded heavy fire across the LoC on Sunday in J&K's Poonch district.

Apr 02, 2018, 00:54 AM IST
Lessons from Doklam: Indian troops increase patrolling at India, China and Myanmar tri-junction

Lessons from Doklam: Indian troops increase patrolling at India, China and Myanmar tri-junction

Right across the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, a cluster of fresh Chinese infrastructure has been observed. 

Apr 01, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
In response to China, India raises troop deployment in Arunachal Pradesh

In response to China, India raises troop deployment in Arunachal Pradesh

Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam from June 16, 2017. The face-off had ended on August 28, 2017.

Mar 31, 2018, 16:26 PM IST
Watch: Miles away from home, Sikh Light Infantry celebrates Bada Khana in Arunachal's Kibithu

Watch: Miles away from home, Sikh Light Infantry celebrates Bada Khana in Arunachal's Kibithu

Miles away from home, the soldiers of Sikh Light Infantry Regiment celebrated Bada Khana in Arunachal Pradesh's Kibithu on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
Army Chief visits forward areas in Ladakh bordering China

Army Chief visits forward areas in Ladakh bordering China

Gen Rawat arrived at Leh and visited forward posts in Eastern Ladakh, a defence spokesman said here.

Mar 30, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018 declared; check upsc.gov.in

Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018 declared; check upsc.gov.in

CDS 1 2018 written exam results have been declared. 

Mar 27, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
War not an option, bring India to negotiating table: Former Pak vice admiral

War not an option, bring India to negotiating table: Former Pak vice admiral

At a seminar which brought together diplomats, former military personnel, security analysts and professors, the need to avoid war cries against India and the need to make full use of Chinese friendship was highlighted.

Mar 23, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Indian Air Force on strong wicket vs China: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Indian Air Force on strong wicket vs China: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Security analysts have generally agreed that the IAF has a dominant position in the north-east sector, courtesy geographical factors.

Mar 22, 2018, 19:59 PM IST