Army backs ‘Soul of Steel’ contest to promote tourism in mountains

The first edition is set to be formally launched on January 14 and the effort is spearheaded by a venture CLAW Global that is being run by the veterans of the Army.

14 Jan 2023

Uttarakhand to host 'Soul of Steel' challenge on the lines of ‘Ironman triathlon’

The first edition is set to be formally launched on January 14 and the effort is spearheaded by a venture CLAW Global run by veterans and is being supported by the Indian Army.

13 Jan 2023

China has increased troops on LAC, but Army on guard: General Manoj Pande

There has been build-up of infrastructure towards the LAC and Indian Army is prepared to deal with any situation, Gen Pande added.

13 Jan 2023

The Joshimath land subsidence has not affected our operational effectiveness: Army Chief General

The Army Chief said, “There is no major impact on our operational readiness. There is no major damage on the main axis going beyond Joshimath.”

12 Jan 2023

CAPFs armed forces of the Union to be included in Old Pension Scheme: Delhi High Court

In Srinivas Sharma v. Union of India, the court recognised the central paramilitary forces as ‘armed forces of the Union of India’.

12 Jan 2023

Old pension scheme for central armed forces: Delhi HC

The National Pension Scheme (NPS) replaced the old system on January 1, 2004 and became applicable to all new entrants to central government services except the Army, Navy and Air Force.

12 Jan 2023

Women officers in Indian Army to be inducted into Artillery soon

The Regiment of Artillery is said to be the second largest arm of the Indian Army, after the infantry.

11 Jan 2023

Army on standby as 678 Joshimath houses declared unsafe, many still living in them

A team from the National Disaster Response Force and four teams of the State Disaster Response Force have already been deployed on the ground.

10 Jan 2023

Indian Army put on standby in Joshimath

Joshimath is important as it is only around 100 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control with China. The area has also a sizeable presence of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, the border guarding forc

09 Jan 2023

All-woman UN peace team off to Sudan

The peace corps are also tasked with protecting UN personnel, facilities and installations.

07 Jan 2023

Five of 7 Army commands to get new Commanders this year

Keeping the residual age, this cycle of so many officers retiring from the service in the same year comes rarely, said a source.

07 Jan 2023

Rajnath Singh reviews military preparedness of Andaman and Nicobar Command

The Defence Minister said the government's aim is to make Indian Armed Forces "one of the strongest militaries in the world.”

06 Jan 2023

Eye on China: Rajnath Singh unveils crucial 28 projects along LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

“The world is witnessing a number of conflicts today. India has always been against war. It is our policy.

04 Jan 2023

Indian Army deploys first woman officer at world's highest battlefield in Siachen

The officer was posted at the Kumar post, located at an altitude of around 15,600 feet in Siachen, on Monday for a three-month stint after she underwent rigorous training, Army officials said.

04 Jan 2023

India creating permanent outposts for BSF along Pakistan border in Gujarat

Permanent vertical bunkers of concrete will be constructed to station BSF troops at the 'Sir Creek' and 'Harami Nalla' marshy area along the India-Pakistan border in Gujarat.

02 Jan 2023