4 soldiers KIA in yet another ambush on Army vehicles in J&K’s Rajouri

In yet another militant ambush on Indian Army vehicles in Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch-Rajouri sector, four soldiers were killed in action. Three other soldiers have also been injured in the attack. Read More

In his book, ex-COAS Naravane says Agnipath ‘surprised’ armed forces

In what has come as a surprise to many, former chief of Army staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane said neither of the three services were consulted before the government rolled out the Agnipath recruitment scheme. The ex-COAS also discusses the difficult time during the 2020 Galwan valley clash Read More

Lt Gen Ram Chandra Tiwari to be next Eastern Army commander

Lieutenant General Ram Chandra Tiwari has been appointed the next general officer commanding in chief of the key Eastern Army Command. He will replace the incumbent Eastern Army GOC-in-C Lieutenant General Rana Pratap Kalita, who retires on December 31. Read More

At IIM-Nagpur, Gen Pande says India’s security and progress intertwined

The chief of Army staff, General Manoj Pande, delivered a keynote address at the Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur, on Saturday. In his broad speech, he painted a compelling picture of how national security and economic progress walk hand-in-hand in shaping a nation’s rise. Read More

DAC approves Army’s proposal to procure 6,400 Pinaka rockets

The defence ministry’s Defence Acquisition Council has given the green signal to the Indian Army’s proposal to procure 6,400 new rockets worth an estimated ₹2,600 crore for the Pinaka weapon system for deployment along the Pakistan and China borders. Read More

DAC nod to Army for procuring another 73,000 SIG Sauer rifles

The Defence Acquisition Council has given the go-ahead to the Indian Army to procure another 73,000 SIG Sauer’s SIG 716 assault rifles. This comes at a time when the manufacturing of AK-203 rifles, a part of the Army’s F-INSAS programme, under a Russia-India joint venture has been delayed. Read More

Capt Fatima Wasim becomes first woman doctor in Siachen op post

Indian Army officer Captain Fatima Wasim became the third woman to be posted in Siachen Glacier. She is also the second woman medical officer to be posted at the world’s highest battlefield. However, she is the first woman doctor to be deployed at an operational post in the glacier. Read More

Army’s new promotion policy for colonel and above ranks from January

The military secretary’s office has issued a comprehensive promotion policy that will change the way how Indian Army officers of colonel and above ranks are promoted. Read More

Army floats RFI for 10,000 advanced hand-held thermal imagers

The Indian Army is seeking to procure 10,000 advanced hand-held thermal imagers for enhancing its surveillance capabilities. For this, the service has issued a request for information from manufacturers and vendors. Read More

Captain Geetika Koul becomes first woman doctor to be posted in Siachen

Captain Geetika Koul from the Snow Leopard Brigade has become the second woman officer and the first woman doctor of the Indian Army to be deployed in the Siachen Glacier. Read More


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