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About Indian Army

Indian Army is one of the three armed forces in India.

General Bikram Singh is the current Army Chief.

In July 2010, the Army rescued a man who had been trapped for 30 hours in a flash flood in the river Aans in the border district of Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir.

Army Aviation Corps

Army chief General Bikram Singh has approved the creation of a permanent cadre of Army Aviation Corps (AAC) by end of December 2012. The AAC will operate light observation and attack helicopters in short-term and medium-lift choppers. India will join countries like U.S., China and Pakistan to have their dedication aviation wing within the armies.

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Deliberations were Made Around the Agenda of Manufacturing at the India's National Competitiveness Forum

Maldives Govt Contracts GSI (India) for 35 Futsal Courts
Business Wire IndiaThe Maldives government has contracted Great Sports Infra (GSI), South Asia's leading sports infrastructure solution provider, for the supply and installation of 35 Futsal courts (five-a-side football) totaling an area of 1,75,000 sft in 35 different isles of the island nation

BFGI Organised the 3rd Edition of the Most Unique and Vibrant Annual International Fest of the Region ""VIBGYOR-15”
Business Wire IndiaThe much awaited BFGI’s 3rd Edition of the most Unique and Vibrant Annual International Fest of the region “VIBGYOR-15” marked its opening with huge excitement and enthusiasm at Baba Farid Group Campus, Bathinda

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Join Indian Army website launched
Army job applications goes online

GOSGO Safety Shoes are now CE Certified
GOSGO is a renowned name in Performance footwear category and is now ready to create its flagship in the Safety footwear category as well. GOSGO safety footwear range has now got CE certification and the products comply with European standards. This certification is the result of manufacturing quality products over a period of time

Aidmatrix Foundation and HOG - Delhi Chapter Join Hand to Distribute Relief Material
Harley Davidson Owners’ Group (HOGs) - Delhi Chapter, Pledge 14000 Kilometers (Km) to express solidarity and to support families impacted by the recent monsoon flooding in Uttarakhand, India. “Every part of society needs to come together to rebuild Uttarakhand. This is not a short haul relief effort and needs to be sustained over time to get Uttarakhand back on its feet

Javelin Weapon System Goes 5-for-5 in Yudh Abhyas Trials
As part of the Indian Army and U.S. Army Yudh Abhyas joint exercise, the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Weapon System proved flawless performance as an anti-tank guided missile. Five Javelin missiles fired from the command launch unit achieved five direct-hits. The Javelins were fired by two U.S

India test fires nuclear-capable Prithvi II ballistic missile
Prithvi-II test fired off the Odisha coast

Vijay Kumar promoted as Subedar Major by Indian Army
Vijay Kumar won the silver medal at 2012 London Olympics

Welfare of ex-armymen is Army's top priority: General Bikram Singh
Welfare of the ex-army personnel, war widows and their dependents would be the prime priority of Indian Army, General Bikram Singh, Chief of Indian Army said this while addressing a conclave of army veterans and widows, hosted by Ex-Servicemen's Forum here on Sunday.

Teenager dies after falling into an open well in Howrah
Seventeen-year-old Roshan died after falling into an open well in the industrial hub of Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata city on Monday.

Huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives recovered Kashmir
The Indian Army has confirmed the recovery of a huge cache of arms, ammunitions and explosives during a search operation in Sanai forest area in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

'Prevent assault on honest armed forces to ensure India's security'

Fire destroys border fencing and minefields in Kashmir
A cross-border fire engulfed a forest here, resulting in the destruction of border fencing and minefields.

Army arrests a militant in Poonch
The Indian Army has arrested a militant in the Mendhar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District as he was attempting to enter India.

General V.K. Singh refuses to comment on summon in defamation case
Former Army Chief General V.K. Singh on Saturday refused to comment on the summon issued to him in connection with the defamation case filed against him by retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh, saying he would talk about it at an appropriate time.

Indian Army, police rescue 400 people stranded on Khardung La Pass
Around 400 people, including women and children, trapped in landslides at Khardung La Pass, the world' highest motorable road, have been rescued by the personnel of the Indian Army and the police.

Former Army Chief General VK Singh summoned in defamation case
A Delhi Court has summoned former Army Chief General VK Singh in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh.

Kin of killed Sikh separatists demand justice
Kin of Sikh separatists who were killed during the 1984 Operation Blue Star feel neglected, as authorities in Punjab have not taken steps to rehabilitate them.

Gaya Officers Training Academy poised to conduct maiden passing out parade
The Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Gaya is poised to conduct its maiden Passing Out Parade on June 9 2012, heralding a new era in the history of Indian Army.

President Patil asks students of Kashmir to place nation first in all activities
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who met a group of around 30 students from Kandi Bowl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Tuesday, urged them to place the nation first in all activities that they undertake.

Leadership change in the Indian Army: New deeds for the new
General V.K. Singh, attained superannuation from the post of Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army on May, 31. The exit, unfortunately, took place in the midst of a number of controversies which cast a shadow over an otherwise illustrious career. His has been a much talked of tenure, wherein, he has been looked upon as a crusader and a villain in equal measure.

Nothing will be brushed under carpet: Gen. Singh on army-linked controversies
Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh on Friday said that it would be his endeavor to have all cases related to officers investigated properly and taken to its logical conclusion as per army rules.

Maoists once again geared up to challenge Indian democracy
Underlining the urge to challenge Indian democracy and its institutions, the Maoists have called for a week-long protest in the Dandakaranya Forests (Dandakaranya Special Zone Committee [DKSZC] area) beginning on June 1 and a daylong general shutdown on June 7.

Defence Minister presents cash reward to Vijay Kumar
Vijay Kumar won the silver medal at London Olympics

Indian Army felicitates its sportsmen who participated in London Olympics
Silver medalist Vijay Kumar promoted

Ex-Indian army officer kills family, self in US
A former Indian Army officer, who was wanted for the killing of a lawyer in the disputed Kashmir region, has killed his wife and two children before killing himself, US authorities have said.

Decline in infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir
General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Nagrota-based 16th corps of Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant General A S Nandal, on Saturday said there has been a decline in infiltration attempts into India as compared to the previous years.

Militants outfits still active across the Line of Control, says General Atta Hasnain
The General Officer Commanding of XV Corps, Lieutenant General Syed Atta Hasnain here on Friday said that militant outfits are still active across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Punjab farmers residing near Indo-Pak border demand compensation
The farmers residing in Punjab's Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Tarn Taran and Ferozepur Districts have reiterated their demand for compensation for their agricultural land located on the other side of the border fence, here on Friday.

Murli Manohar Joshi calls for auditing of Army Canteens' account
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi has said that there is a definite need for auditing unit-run Indian Army canteens due to their increasing turnover from Rs. 1.5 crore since the system began to Rs. 8600 crores till date.

Government making big investments in defence undertakings: Pallam Raju
Minister of State for Defence, Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju has said that the Central Government is making big investments in modernising different sectors of the Indian Army.

Police seize T-shirts with Bhindarawala photo on display
Police in Ludhiana, Punjab seized objectionable t-shirts used for the promotion of the cause of a banned militant outfit.

Senior BSF officials accuse Pakistan of ceasefire violations
Senior officials of Border Security Force (BSF), deployed in Kashmir, have accused Pakistan of repeated violations of the ceasefire in the recent past.

57 militants surrender in Manipur
Atleast 57 militants belonging to different outfits have surrendered before the state government and army officials in Imphal.

That day in Dhaka: December 16th, 1971 (article)
December 16th brings back many memories. For me, that day in 1971, was culmination of a journey I started early in the year by train from Delhi to Calcutta wondering as to how I was going to cover the crackdown by General Tikka Khan's army in East Pakistan.

RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR: Fortieth anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak war (Article)
The sub-continent will be observing the fortieth anniversary of the birth of Bangladesh on Friday. In Bangladesh, it will be celebrated as the fulfillment of the wishes of the people, who led a brave battle under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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