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Situation along the LAC stable but unpredictable

New Delhi: The situation along the northern borders (LAC) is stable but unpredictable, Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande said on Thursday adding that there has been an increase in the number of troops by the Chinese across the Eastern border but the Indian…

Rajnath e-inaugurates Maitri Setu in Ramban

Jammu: Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh on Tuesday e-inaugurated newly rebuild 240 feet Bailey Suspension Bridge (BSB), (Maitri Setu) over river Chenab in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, besides other 27 infrastructure projects constructed…

IAF test fires Extended Range Brahmos against ship target

New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully fired the Extended Range Version of Brahmos Air Launched missile against a Ship Target from a Su-30MKI aircraft. The missile achieved the desired mission objectives in the Bay of Bengal…

OROP story: Happy ending to half-decisions and confusions !

New Delhi: The OROP arrears from 1/7/2019 have been happily released by the government. In fairness, the government had never denied this OROP right to the pensioners. There was only one delay, though unfortunately long. While on pensions/OROP, it…

3 JCOs and 13 soldiers killed in tragic road accident

New Delhi/Sikkim: Sixteen Indian Army personnel lost their lives in a tragic road accident when the truck they were traveling in skidded down a steep slope while negotiating a sharp turn at Zema of North Sikkim on Friday. The ill-fated vehicle was…

Centre approves OROP revision, over 25 lacs will benefit

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday approved revision of pension of armed forces pensioners/family pensioners under One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. The revised pensions will be retroactively effective…

India test fires nuclear capable Agni-5 missile

New Delhi: Amid heightened tension with China at the LAC, India successfully test-fired Agni- 5 intercontinental nuclear capable ballistic missile that has a notified operational range of 5,500 plus kilometers. The missile was test fired on Thursday…

RS debate: Opposition stages walk out on Tawang

New Delhi: Opposition parties led by Congress staged a walk-out in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday demanding debate on the Chinese aggression in Tawang. Leader of Opposition and Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge raised the matter in the first half…

Army erects habitat for 22,000 troops in Eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: Amid growing tensions with China along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh, Indian Army has launched a massive drive to enhance capabilities and upgrade infrastructure for troops in the area. In the last two years, habitat and technical storage to…

Army Chief Pande to meet senior French military leaders

Paris: Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande will hold discussions with senior military leadership of France to further enhance the existing defence relations between the two countries. General Manoj Pande has come to France on a four-day visit, from November…

Air Marshal Manavendra Singh visits CAW in Secunderabad

Hyderabad: Air Marshal Manavendra Singh, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Training Command, Indian Air Force visited the College of Air Warfare (CAW) in Secunderabad on Sunday. The AOC-in-C was received by Air Vice Marshal Manish Khanna, Commandant…

Indian Defence Industry: on Glorious Growth Path

Jaipur/New Delhi: India has one of the world's largest armed forces with a strength of over 14.4 lakhs active personnel since it has the largest unsettled borders with two nuclear powered neighbors.   Also, it has high defense spending   for…