• 13699 stories INDIAN ARMY

57 seconds ago
'Indian Army could scrap Brigadier rank'

Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Officer cadre restructuring in the Indian Army, including doing away with the Brigadier's rank, is under review, a top army officer said here on Thursday. It is just a thought process at this point of time. We are all to offer our recommendations on this issue. Once it is decided, it will be promulgated officially, said South Western Army Command chief, Lt Gen Cher...

1 day ago
Maratha soldiers to summit Mount Kun in Kargil to celebrate glorious past

Pune, July 17 (IANS) The Indian Army's Maratha Light Infantry Regiment is undertaking a mountaineering expedition to the 7077-meter high Mount Kun in Kargil to celebrate 250 years of its raising. The expedition was flagged off in Pune on Tuesday by Lieutenant General D.R. Soni, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command. Led by Lieutenant Colonel Yogesh Dhumal, the tea...

4 days ago
Soldier injured in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu, July 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier has been injured in sniper fire from Pakistan side on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district, Defence Ministry sources said. The soldier was injured in Khour area of Akhnoor sector late on Friday. He was shifted to a hospital. --IANS sq/in/vm ...

5 days ago
UN Kashmir report written from 'comfort zones' ignores Army's human face: India

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India on Friday rubbished as baseless the UN report written from comfort zones on alleged rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Reacting to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres backing the call for an international probe into the alleged human rights situation in Kashmir, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said it had ignored realities how the Indian Army ha...

5 days ago
Rahul accuses Modi of yielding to China pressure on mountain strike corps

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of capitulating to pressure from China on the formation of the Indian Army's nascent Mountain Strike Corps. Gandhi attached a news report titled `Indian Army puts Mountain Strike Corps aimed at China in cold storage.' The report cited an official source as saying that the Army has dec...

5 days ago
Ground-level facts ignored in UN report on Kashmir: India

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir has ignored ground-level realities in the terror-ravaged state, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. Rubbishing the report on alleged human rights violations by the security forces, the Minister said the UN had chosen to ignore the humanitarian assistance the Indian Army had been rendering to victims...

6 days ago
Indian Army chooses SBI as its banker

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army on Thursday joined hands with the State bank of India (SBI) on the Defence Salary Package, which will include free personal accident death and total disability cover. A number of additional facilities have been incorporated in the revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which includes free personal accident death cover, free permanent total dis...

6 days ago
Three member Indian Army delegation to visit China

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In a first after last year's Doklam stand-off, a three-member delegation of the Indian Army will be visiting Beijing for talks with its Chinese military counterparts next month to bolster defence ties between the two countries that share a long border, part of which is in dispute. The team will be led by Eastern Army commander Lt. Gen. Abhay Krishna in the secon...

6 days ago
India, Pakistan armies to train together in SCO anti-terror military drill

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The India and Pakistan armies, ranged against each other on volatile borders and the Line of Control (LoC) between the two countries, will participate in a counter-terrorist exercise in Russia next month. It will be the first military collaboration between the two countries since 1947 when they won independence. However, India and Pakistani soldiers hav...

6 days ago
We have many reasons to be proud Indians: Chitrangda Singh

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress-turned-producer Chitrangda Singh, gearing up for the release of her forthcoming production Soorma, says she feels a sense of pride in being an Indian. Chitrangda interacted with the media on the sidelines of the fifth edition of NRI of the Year Awards ceremony hosted by ICICI Bank and Times Now here on Wednesday. My basic identity is of an Indian. W...

7 days ago
Army commando killed in Kashmir gunfight, civilian in clash

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army commando was killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, while a civilian there was killed when security forces opened fire in a clash with protesters, officials said. Army officials said Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed in the battle that was still ...

7 days ago
Army commando killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army commando was killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, army officials said. The officials said Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed in the battle that was still raging till late in the evening in Sadu Ganga forest area of the north Kashmir mountainous district. ...

7 days ago
Kashmir forms Indian bond with Tom Cruise's latest 'Mission Impossible'

Paris, July 11 (IANS) Hollywood icon Tom Cruise along with his Mission Impossible lands in Indias Kashmir to stop a sinister plot. Before you jump the gun, thats how India finds a place in the narrative of the upcoming Mission: Impossible - Fallout. From the start to the thrilling climax scene, there are many points in the upcoming sixth part of the franchise with a 'desi' twist. And the...

11 days ago
Cyber warfare is grave threat, but India is not yet prepared for it: General Hooda

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Cyber warfare is emerging as a grave threat with a potential to wreak havoc in a war situation, but India is not yet prepared to handle it effectively, a former Indian Army general has said. We have been alive to the (cyber) threat for some time, but the nature of the threat is expanding quite rapidly. With Internet of Things (IoT) and everything around our life ...

11 days ago
Militants among stone-pelters fired at soldiers: Army

Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Army on Saturday said it fired at a mob of stone-pelters killing three civilians in a south Kashmir village after unidentified terrorists hiding in the crowd opened fire at a patrol party causing injuries to some soldiers. Defence Ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said in a statement that an area domination patrol came under heavy stone-pelting i...

13 days ago
Chinese army delegation visits Eastern Command HQ

Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) A 10-member delegation of China's People's Liberation Army on Thursday visited the Indian Army's Eastern Command headquarters at Fort William here and interacted with senior Indian army officials. The delegation was led by Lt Gen Liu Xiaowu, Deputy Commander of Western Theatre Command of PLA, said a Defence Ministry spokesman. Before arriving at Kolkata, th...

13 days ago
BMC, Railways, IIT-B to jointly audit 445 bridges from Friday

Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A day after stringent observations by the Bombay High Court, a high-level meeting of the civic and railway administrations, besides the IIT-B, on Thursday decided to start detailed audits of all 445 bridges in the Mumbai suburban railway networks area from Friday, an official said here. A dozen teams comprising experts from BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), ...

13 days ago
Burari closure: Family shared psychological disorder, committed 'mass suicide'

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Investigators in the mysterious deaths by hanging of 11 in Delhi's Burari neighbourhood are convinced that it was a case of mass suicide in a ritual practice by the family suffering from a shared psychological disorder, a police officer said on Thursday. The officer said the final closure report will be prepared after getting the viscera and detailed autopsy of t...

14 days ago
Burari family began preparing 10 days before hanging: Police

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The family that was found hanging in their north Delhi house on June 30 began preparations at least 10 days before its alleged mass suicide, police said. As per a video footage obtained from a premises opposite the family house, the family bought goods used in rituals, five tables and bandage from shops close to their Burari home. The Crime Branch officials on We...

14 days ago
Burari family began preparing 10 days before hanging: Police

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The family that was found hanging in their north Delhi house on June 30 began preparations at least 10 days before its alleged mass suicide, police said. As per a video footage obtained from a premises opposite the family house, the family bought goods used in rituals, five tables and bandage from shops close to their Burari home. The Crime Branch officials on We...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on INDIAN ARMY in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.