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Chief of Army Staff visits Tezpur-based 4 Corps, reviews military preparedness along LAC

Chief of Army Staff visits Tezpur-based 4 Corps, reviews military preparedness along LAC

India | Aug 06, 2020, 11:32 PM IST

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday visited Tezpur-based 4 Corps headquarters and carried out a comprehensive review of India's military preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Indian Army organises ‘Bangas Awam Mela’ in Kashmir Valley

Indian Army organises ‘Bangas Awam Mela’ in Kashmir Valley

India | Aug 05, 2020, 11:37 AM IST

In an effort to strike a common chord with the local population, 21 Rashtriya Rifles (GUARDS), under the aegis of Headquarters 7 Sector Rashtriya Rifles, conducted a mega event ‘Bangus Awam Mela’ at Lokut Bangus valley from 03 August to 04 August, 2020.

India to position 45,000 more troops on China border amidst LAC stand-off

India to position 45,000 more troops on China border amidst LAC stand-off

India | Jul 30, 2020, 08:51 PM IST

India is preparing to position an additional 45,000 troops along its border with China as the possibility of an early resolution to the tensions between the two neighbours fades.

5 Rafale jets escorted by 2 Sukhoi aircrafts of the IAF

5 Rafales in India, finally | HIGHLIGHTS

India | Jul 29, 2020, 05:57 PM IST

Indian Air Force's first batch of 5 Rafale aircraft has arrived at the Ambala airbase. The IAF pilots have flown the aircrafts from Al Dhafra airbase in UAE, where they had made an overnight halt.

SFJ using recorded calls to instigate Sikh soldiers to desert India

SFJ using recorded calls to instigate Sikh soldiers to desert India

India | Jul 27, 2020, 04:40 PM IST

It has come to notice that propaganda voice calls from designated terrorist outfit and pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has been targeting soldiers of the Sikh community in the Indian Army, threatening them to desert the force.

Gujarat girls discover asteroid set to pass by earth in near future

Gujarat girls discover asteroid set to pass by earth in near future

Jul 25, 2020, 10:42 PM IST

Two girls of class 10 from Gujarat's Surat have discovered a new asteroid. The asteroid named HLV2514 is expected to pass the earth in the near-future.  

Check out the patches specially designed for IAF warriors in Rafale fighter jets

Check out the patches specially designed for IAF warriors in Rafale fighter jets

India | Jul 24, 2020, 11:25 PM IST

Rafale fighter jets will soon be inducted in Indian Air Force dramatically increasing its capabilities and firepower. The advanced fighter jet will increase India's strategic and tactical depth in South Asian region. First Rafale fighter jets will land in India on July 29.

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China signs covert deal with Pakistan for bio-warfare capabilities against India

World | Jul 24, 2020, 05:59 PM IST

China and Pakistan, the all-weather friends, have entered a three-year deal to expand potential bio-warfare capabilities against India, including several research projects related to the deadly agent anthrax.

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How armed Rafale fighter jet increases Indian firepower in the sky

Jul 23, 2020, 05:09 PM IST

Here's how Rafale fighter jets are going to dramatically increase India's firepower in the sky. Want to know more about punch Rafale packs in its weapon systems? Read on to know all about Meteor, SCALP, MICA missiles that are sure to give the enemy a mortal scare.

Govt sanctions permanent commission to women officers in Indian Army

Govt sanctions permanent commission to women officers in Indian Army

India | Jul 23, 2020, 03:59 PM IST

Ministry of Defence has issued the formal Government Sanction Letter for grant of Permanent Commission (PC) to Women Officers in the Indian Army, paving the way for empowering Women Officers to shoulder larger roles in the organisation.

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IAF ready to handle any eventuality at LAC, says Rajnath Singh

India | Jul 22, 2020, 02:03 PM IST

The Air Force Commanders’ Conference (AFCC) was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on 22 Jul 20 at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan). Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria welcomed the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri and other senior officials from the MoD.

India successfully test fires Dhruvastra — Helicopter launched anti-tank missile | Video

India succesfully test fires Dhruvastra — Helicopter launched anti-tank missile | Video

India | Jul 22, 2020, 02:22 PM IST

The Indian armed forces successfully test fired the helicopter-launched Nag Missile (Helina), now named Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missile in direct and top attack mode. The flight trials were conducted on 15th and 16th July at ITR Balasore (Odisha). This is done without a helicopter.

Indian peacekeepers efforts led in surrender of 39 cadre of prominent armed group in Congo

Indian peacekeepers' efforts result in surrender of 39 cadre of armed group in DR Congo

World | Jul 21, 2020, 09:23 PM IST

The Indian peacekeepers' efforts have led to the surrender of 39 cadres including Second-in-Command of Mai Mai Kitete prominent armed group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Indian Army said.

Major boost to ‘Make in India’: MoD signs contract for procurement of 1,512 mine plough for T-90 tan

MoD inks contract with BEML for procurement of 1,512 mine ploughs for T-90 tanks

India | Jul 20, 2020, 10:00 PM IST

With an aim to boost ‘Make in India’ initiative of Government of India, the defence ministry on Monday sealed a contract with state-run Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) for procurement of 1,512 mine plough (MP) devices at a cost of Rs 557 crore for the Indian Army’s main battle tank T-90.

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First batch of 5 Rafale fighter jets to arrive in India by July-end; induction on 29th

India | Jul 20, 2020, 08:15 PM IST

The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets is likely to arrive in India by July-end. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on July 29, subject to weather conditions. The final induction ceremony will take place in the second half of August.

BSF officials seize 60 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin in Gurdaspur

BSF officials seize 60 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin in Gurdaspur

India | Jul 19, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Border Security Troops seized 60 packets of contrabands that are suspected to be Heroin from the Gurdaspur Sector in Punjab on Sunday. The BSF troops deployed along the River Ravi bank observed some suspicious item floating (a bunch of water Hyacinth) in River Ravi from Pakistan to India side. 

Maharashtra man tries to cross border to meet girlfriend

Maharashtra man tries to cross border to meet girlfriend in Pakistan, gets caught by BSF near Kutch

India | Jul 17, 2020, 10:03 PM IST

BSF troops caught a 20-year-old man on Thursday night from about 1.5 km from the international border of Indo-Pak in Gujarat's Kutch.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security in Ladakh

Not one inch of our land can be taken by any power in world: Rajnath Singh assures soldiers

India | Jul 17, 2020, 03:03 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during his security view visit to Ladakh amid border row with China, interacted with troops at Lukung, along with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane.

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Army Chief briefs NSA on ongoing de-escalation at the LAC in Ladakh: Key takeaways

India | Jul 16, 2020, 03:03 PM IST

Army Chief General MM Naravane has briefed China Study Group headed by NSA Ajit Doval on Wednesday evening about marathon corps commander level meeting and latest Chinese stand on Finger Area and Depsang Plains

Army chief Naravane reviews operational preparedness along

Army chief Naravane reviews operational preparedness along Punjab border

India | Jul 14, 2020, 06:44 PM IST

Army chief General MM Naravane on Tuesday reviewed the operational preparedness along the western border. The chief of Army Staff visited the formation of Vajra corps at Amritsar and Ferozepur.

Army Chief visits India-Pakistan border, review security preparedness

Army Chief Naravane visits India-Pakistan border, review security preparedness

India | Jul 13, 2020, 02:41 PM IST

Indian Army Chief MM Naravane on Monday visited forward areas along the 198 kilometer-long India-Pak international border in the Jammu region to review the security scenario and preparedness of troops.

6 insurgents killed in Arunachal Pradesh

6 insurgents killed in Arunachal Pradesh

India | Jul 11, 2020, 10:34 AM IST

Six insurgents were killed in Arunachal Pradesh during crossfire on Saturday. Meanwhile, six weapons along with war-like stores were also recovered.

Boost to Indian firepower, IAF completes acquisition of Apache and Chinook helicopters from Boeing

Boost to Indian firepower, IAF completes acquisition of Apache and Chinook helicopters from Boeing

India | Jul 10, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

Indian firepower got a major boost as Indian Air Force completed acquisition of all Apache and Chinook Helicopters. Boeing has completed delivering all of these helicopters as per the deal it struck with the Indian Air Force.

6 new strategic bridges in J&K completed by BRO in record

6 new strategic bridges in J&K completed by BRO in record time, opened

India | Jul 09, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Ushering in a new revolution in the connectivity of roads and bridges in sensitive border areas close to the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh dedicated six major bridges to the nation through video conferencing from here today. These bridges of strategic importance were completed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in a record time.

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India Army bans 89 apps. Full list of apps Army wants its personnel to remove by July 15

India | Jul 09, 2020, 11:31 AM IST

Amid a multi-pronged cyberwar, the Indian Army has decided to ban 89 apps for personnel as it took into account security considerations. The banned apps include Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Hungama, Songs.pk, Tinder, TrulyMadly, and more. The decision comes after an "exponential increase" in the number of cases being targeted by their intelligence agencies.

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TikTok, Facebook to Insta: Army bans 89 apps for its personnel, gives July 15 deadline to delete

India | Jul 09, 2020, 08:46 AM IST

Considering security reasons, the Indian Army on Wednesday asked its personnel to delete their accounts from 89 apps by July 15 or face action. From social media accounts to e-commerce and dating sites, platforms banned for usage by the personnel include a range of apps.

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India Vs China: Disengagement of troops in 3 phases but India remains watchful

India | Jul 07, 2020, 06:02 PM IST

In the first signs of easing tensions along the LAC in eastern Ladakh, China has begun disengaging its troops from flashpoint sites. Armies of India and China will move back in three phases, sources have told India TV.

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Exclusive: China removes all combat vehicles, structures from Patrolling Point 14 in Galwan Valley

India | Jul 06, 2020, 11:12 PM IST

Chinese retreat in Galwan Valley has gathered pace. Late on Monday evening, China's People's Liberation Army removed all of its combat vehicles and structures from Patrolling Point 14 (PP 14).

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Chinese troops pull back 2 km from Patrol Point 14 in Galwan: Sources

India | Jul 07, 2020, 07:07 AM IST

The Chinese Army has reportedly moved back from the patrolling point 14, sources have said. The patrolling point 14 had emerged as a hotspot after Chinese troops had moved ahead of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Galwan region.

These unseen photos of MS Dhoni in Army uniform will motivate you to serve the nation

These unseen photos of MS Dhoni in Army uniform will motivate you to serve the nation

Cricket | Jul 05, 2020, 03:04 PM IST

Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment (106 Para TA battalion).

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1000-bed dedicated COVID-19 hospital near Delhi airport to be inaugurated on Sunday

India | Jul 04, 2020, 11:57 PM IST

​A 1000-bed dedicated COVID-19 hospital has been established at Ulan Batar Road near Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. The facility will be inaugurated by Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday.

Man arrested for impersonating navy officer and making TikTok videos in uniform in Kochi

Man arrested for impersonating as navy officer and making TikTok videos in uniform in Kochi

India | Jul 04, 2020, 09:39 PM IST

Kerala police on Saturday arrested a man for posing as an officer (Lieutenant) in Indian Navy near Naval Base, Kochi. The man, Raja Nath, 23 hailing from Nadia in West Bengal was travelling to various places in Naval Uniform. The individual has also uploaded videos on ‘TikTok’.

PM Modi speaks to the injured Indian Army jawans in Leh

Army gives best possible treatment to soldiers, unfortunate that aspersions are cast: Indian Army

India | Jul 04, 2020, 03:03 PM IST

The Indian Army has expressed its reservations over aspersions that are being cast on how soldiers in the Army are treated.

China-India standoff: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Leh with Army Chief General Naravane o

China-India standoff: Def Minister to visit Leh with Army Chief on Friday

India | Jul 01, 2020, 11:24 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Leh with Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Friday. Both of them will review the situation caused by the China-India standoff at Line Of Actual and discuss plan of action.

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Ladakh standoff: India, China hold third round of Lt Gen-level talks in Chushul

India | Jun 30, 2020, 03:10 PM IST

India-China are holding another round of Corps Commander-level talks as discussions between the two armies take place in Chushul, in Leh district to resolve the ongoing dispute over Chinese aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh region.

Indian Air Force now ready to take on China within 8 minutes if situation demands

Indian Air Force now ready to take on China within 8 minutes if situation demands

India | Jun 28, 2020, 05:09 PM IST

Indian Air Force is on high alert and is closely monitoring situation unfolding not only at Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh but the entire stretch of Sino-Indian border. Ever since the standoff between India and China began, Indian Air Force has been amping up its capabilities.

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