Two Indian soldiers lost their lives in a terrorist attack on November 26 near Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. A senior police officer said, "Three terrorists started shooting at our Army soldiers. Two jawans were critically injured and reportedly died of injuries." He further informed that two of the terrorists were probably Pakistani and one was local. Reportedly, a search operation was launched and the Army personnel were deployed… read-more
Lieutenant Kanika Rane, wife of a terror attack martyr Major Kaustubh Rane, is all set to join the Indian Army to fulfill her husband's dreams. Kanika completed her training from Indian Army’s Officers Training Academy, Chennai on November 21. Speaking about her husband, Kanika said, "I would not say it was an easy choice… He would have also done the same for me." Reportedly, Major Kaustubh was martyred near LoC in J&K's Bandipora.
Indian Army has considered 422 women candidates eligible for induction in permanent commission. However, 57 selected candidates have decided to opt-out of the commission. The candidates who were not recommended for the commission have been allowed to work up to 20 years and retire. Till now, Women were inducted in Army under short service commission. The permanent commission would provide them promotions and other powers.
Indian Army has upgraded the living habitats for its troops in Eastern Ladakh as a precautionary measure amid the ongoing tensions with China. The accommodation includes beds, cupboards, electrical heating equipment and other facilities to tackle extreme-low temperatures. According to a statement by the Army, all the frontline troops have been accommodated in heated tents. Moreover, the troops are equipped with adequate infrastructure in case… read-more
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Eleven men dressed in Army's attire were arrested near LGBI airport, Guwahati, on November 17 after failing to prove their legitimacy to the local police. Reportedly, four men initially caught by the patrol team further led to the arrest of seven others from a rented house, where fake IDs and documents were recovered with zero weapons. As per Commissioner Debraj Upadhyay, strict cases of IPC have been registered against the men.
The army took roadways to ensure the restoration of winter supplies in Ladakh and J&K, after railway services were suspended in Punjab due to the "Farmer Protests". It is reported that the supplies have been delivered successfully, and further assistance will be provided through airways. The "Rail Roko" started by farmers in Punjab against the new farm laws has affected the neighbouring states and the military.
Indian Army has killed at least 11 Pakistani soldiers and injured 16 in a retaliatory attack on November 13. The return fire by the Army has also destroyed bunkers, fuel dumps and launch pads of the Pakistani side. The Army retaliated against the ceasefire violations by Pakistan Army at several locations that killed three civilians. Earlier, three soldiers died due to the ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Uri and Gurez sector.
Courtesy: ANI News
Indian Army's ASC Motorcycle Display Team 'Tornadoes' broke a record that was held earlier by the South Africans. The stunt team's biker, Captain Shivam Singh travelled the longest fire tunnel of 127 metres in Bangalore to break the record previously held by two proteas - Enrico Schoeman and Andre de Kock. However, Singh suffered some minor burn injuries and was rushed to hospital. Interestingly, Tornadoes are well-known for creating records… read-more
Courtesy: India Times
Indian Army killed a terrorist, who was trying to cross the Line of Control in Machil sector of J&K's Kupwara District, in the intervening night of November 7 and 8. The army has also seized an AK-47 assault rifle and two bags from the terrorist. Reportedly, the Army had suspected a terrorist movement near the LoC in Machil sector, after which the encounter occurred.
Courtesy: Zee News
Continuing a decades-old tradition between India and Nepal, Indian Army Chief, Gen MM Naravane was awarded with honorary rank of 'General of Nepali Army' at President Bidya Devi's residence, Kathmandu on November 5. The ceremony was attended by Nepalese PM KP Sharma Oli, Vinay Kwatra (Indian Ambassador) with other senior officials. The accolade included a sword, an Insignia and 'certificate of conferment' followed by Gen Naravane planting a… read-more
Courtesy: The Tribune