Assam Floods: Indian Army Starts Flood Relief Operations
To combat the flood situation in Assam, Indian Army's Gajraj corps, in coordination with Assam's civil administration has started flood relief operations from June 16. About nine composite teams of Gajraj corps were deployed in districts of Baksa, Nalbari, Bajjali, Darrang, Tamulpur, Hojai and Kamrup. Notably, the officials reached Sathikuchi village and rescued around 105 stranded locals. Nine more persons died in the floods, taking the… read-more
Tags: Assam, Assam floods, Gajraj Corps, Indian Army, Flood Relief
Agnipath Scheme: Protests Worsen, Trains Disrupted, Roads Blocked In Bihar
Protests continue to prevail in Bihar against 'Agnipath', a recruitment scheme introduced by the Central government. The protests on June 17, has disrupted the movement of trains in various districts of Bihar. Various roads were blocked at many places and tires were also burnt on the railway track. Furthermore, students joined the protest and created a ruckus at Sahebpurkamal railway station.
Tags: Sahebpurkamal, agnipath, Central Government, Indian Army, Bihar
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Remembers Fallen Heroes Of Galwan Valley Clash, Pays Homage
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on June 16, paid his respects to the fallen heroes of the Galwan valley clash. He said that the troops who lost their lives in the Galwan valley clash on June 15 and 16 of 2020, will never be forgotten. After 45 years, India-China relations turned sour as a clash broke out in Ladakh's Galwan valley and Pangong Lake area, which recorded losses on both sides.
Tags: Galwan Valley, Indo-Sino, China, Indian Army, Galwan Ke Balwan
Army General KK Repswal Clarifies Army Recruitment Criteria Under "Agnipath" Scheme
Clarifying the army recruitment criteria under Agnipath Scheme, Chief of Staff Eastern Command LG KK Repswal said, there will be no changes in physical and education standards for army recruitment. "No compromise will be made as after four years, you'll have trained, disciplined manpower". However, under the "Agnipath Scheme" cadres will serve the Indian Army for four-years and will make exit after that, paving way for new youths.
Tags: Indian Army, KK Repswal, Lt General, Commander Chief, Agnipath Scheme
Indian Army, Airforce Conduct Aerial Exercises In Himachal Pradesh
Indian Army and Indian Airforce authorized aeronautical insertion and deployment of special forces personnel using water parachute jump on June 14. The collaborative drill is presently underway at the Gobind Sagar Reservoir, Himachal Pradesh, and will last two days. This exercise improved techniques and routines for cooperative planning and execution of such operations, allowing them to be used in a wide range of combat scenarios and terrain… read-more
Tags: India, Indian Army, Airforce, Himachal Pradesh, parachute
'Post Of CDS Will Be Filled Soon', Says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Speaking at a media briefing, union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that a new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) will appointed soon. He further stated that the "process for it is underway". The announcement comes after India's first CDS General Bipin Rawat passed away in a plane crash, in December 2021. The post of CDS is of the highest uniformed officer in rank.
Tags: General Bipin Rawat, CDS, Rajnath Singh, plane crash, Indian Army
US Army Commander Meets Indian Army Chief Manoj Pande, Discusses Bilateral Defence Cooperation
US Army's Pacific Commanding General Charles A Flynn held talks with Indian Army Chief Manoj Pande, on June 7. Flynn, who is on a visit to India, met with Pande to discuss bilateral defence cooperation. Flynn also met Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General BS Raju, and discussed various aspects of mutual interests. As per sources, the meet in Delhi encouraged military cooperation between the two nations.
Tags: Charles Flynn, BS Raju, Manoj Pande, US Army, Indian Army
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Assam Flood: IAF Deploys Aircrafts, Rescues 119 Stranded Persons Using Choppers
In the flood-affected areas of Assam, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is continuing to provide assist with its airlift rescue teams. The IAF is also providing relief materials to the people in the region. The two Mi-17 helicopters deployed by the IAF, helped evacuate about 119 stranded persons at Ditokchera railway station. Furthermore, about 24,747 stranded persons have been rescued with the help of the Indian Army.
Tags: IAF, Assam, Cachar, Indian Army, Flood
Indian Army To Have New Regiments Of Akash Prime Air Defence System
The Indian Army is set to have two new regiments of the Akash Prime missile air defence system. The proposal is currently at an advanced stage. This comes as a big boost in the Indian military's ability to shoot down incoming missiles and drones from external forces. This announcement comes after the army's western and south western commands conducted test firings of the currently existing Akash missiles.
Tags: National Security, Indian Army, Defence, air defence system, miltary
J&K Govt Collaborates With Indian Army To Train 5,000 Children
Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha interacted with youths and local citizens during a public address, “Sahi Raasta” program, on April 9. “The number of youths and locals attending the program will be increased in the future. We will train 5,000 children for their bright future here,'' said Governor Manoj. Notably, the program organized by the Indian Army aims to offer opportunities and clear misconceptions through counselling… read-more
Tags: Jammu & Kashmir, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, sahi raasta, Youth, Indian Army
Courtesy: ANI News