Tag: Indian Army

Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stones of key projects in Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for several key projects and handed over the Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the Army, at Chennai today. Speaking in the occasion, the Prime Minister said “these projects are symbols ofInnovation and Indigenous development. These projects will further the growth of […]

Hopeful of solution; ready to deal with any eventuality: Army Chief on eastern Ladakh standoff

NEW DELHI: Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Tuesday said he was hopeful that India and China will be able to reach an agreement to resolve the eastern Ladakh standoff but at the same time asserted that Indian troops will maintain a high state of combat readiness to deal with any eventuality. Addressing […]

Indian Army signs MoU with Bank of Baroda for new ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’

NEW DELHI: Indian Army and Bank of Baroda have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’. The MoU was signed by Lt Gen Ravin Khosla, DG(MP&PS) and Shri Vikramaditya Singh Khichi, Executive Director, Bank of Baroda in presence of Lt Gen Harsha Gupta, Adjutant General, Indian Army who also chaired […]

India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile Nag, ready for induction in Army

NEW DELHI: India successfully carried out the final trial of anti-tank guided missile — Nag — on Thursday. The missile will be inducted soon in the India Army. In 2008, Ministry of Defence approved procurement of 300 Nag missiles and 25 missile carriers for Army. The test was carried out at 6.45 a.m. at the […]

Indian Army thwarts fresh attempts by China’s PLA to change status quo in Pangong lake in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: In a fresh incident in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese PLA carried out “provocative military movements” to “unilaterally” change the status quo on the southern bank of Pangong Tso lake but the attempt was thwarted by the Indian troops, the Army said on Monday. Army Spokesperson Col Aman Anand said troops from China’s People’s […]

General Mukund Naravane takes charge as new Army chief

NEW DELHI: General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday took charge as the Chief of Army Staff, succeeding Gen Bipin Rawat. General Naravane served as vice chief of the Army before taking charge of the 1.3 million strong Army. In his 37 years of service,General Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field […]

India approves creation of post of Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: In a landmark decision with tremendous reform in higher defence management in the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has approved to create the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in the rank of a four-star General with salary and perquisites equivalent to a Service Chief. […]

Army pounds terror camps, Pakistani posts along LoC in counter-offensive against infiltration attempts

NEW DELHI: In a major retaliation to Pakistan’s unprovoked firing, the Indian Army on Sunday launched heavy artillery attacks targeting at least four terror camps and several Pakistani military positions opposite the Tangadhar sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, killing five Pakistani soldiers, government sources here said There have been reports […]

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