Terror threat to Chinese President during Chennai visit

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s much talked about visit to Chennai and Mamallapuram, during which he will hold discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports claim that the Kanchipuram Collector has received a threat letter. Continue Reading

Bipin Rawat opens ”Young Leaders Training Wing” in Chennai

The chief of Army staff, General Bipin Rawat inaugurated the ”Young Leaders Training Wing” at the Officers Training Academy here yesterday. Continue Reading

Army prepared to counter Pakistan infiltration bid, says Jammu IGP

Pakistan is frequently violating the ceasefire agreement to facilitate infiltration but the counter-insurgency grid is fully geared up to scuttle the attempts, a senior police officials on Saturday said. Continue Reading

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army officials, veterans offer homage to heroes

26 July (today) marks the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas. Exactly two decades ago, Indian Army’s ‘Operation Vijay’ was a success as our armed forces regained control of the region infiltrated by Pakistan. Over 527 Indian soldiers died while over a thousand were injured. Continue Reading

Editorial: A day to cherish

The nation observes the 20th anniversary of Kargil War today. It has been 20 years since the Indian Army, with the help of the Indian Air Force (IAF), wrested back the glaciated heights of Kargil, in the Ladakh sector, from the Pakistan army. Continue Reading

Amarnath: 60,000 securitymen to ensure safety of pilgrims

Tight security arrangements have been put in place for the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath with close to 60,000 personnel deployed on Baltal as well as Pahalgam routes. Continue Reading

Indian Army claims to have sighted footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti’

In a first, the Indian Army has said that a massive footprint of a ‘Yeti’ was sighted near the Makalu base camp earlier this month. In a tweet, the Indian Army informed that a Mountaineering Expedition team had spotted the giant footprint – measuring 35X15 inches – in the snow on 9 April. Continue Reading

Winning women

The MoD said it has taken steps to ensure implementation of permanent commissioning of women officers in the armed forces, in line with the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech. Continue Reading