Indian Army

Army chief briefs Mufti on Kashmir security situation

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 19:56

Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Indian army chief, Gen. Dalbir Singh on Tuesday briefed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on the overall security situation in the state, a defence statement said.


Soldier martyred in Kashmir gun battle cremated with full honours

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:20

Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), May 24 (IANS) Thousands of people on Tuesday bade a tearful farewell to Pandurang Mahadev Gawade, a soldier martyred in a gun battle in Kashmir, as his last rites were performed with full military honours at his Amboli village in this district, officials said.


Second Indian Army team scales Mt. Everest

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 19:50

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Another Indian Army team scaled Mt. Everest on Friday, a day after the first team reached the summit, army officials said.


Defence secretary visits LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Sun, 05/15/2016 - 23:14

Jammu, May 15 (IANS) Defence Secretary G. Mohan Kumar Sunday visited forward areas along the line of control (LoC) in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said.


Akash missile has potential to become India's 'mainstay'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 22:36

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Akash missile has the "potential" to become the "mainstay" of India defence in its category and Israeli missiles were not chosen over it, parliament was told on Tuesday.


Army to free land in J&K for development projects

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 19:06

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The army has restructured its requirements for land in Jammu and Kashmir and would free land not required for operational reasons, the home ministry said here in a statement.