Articles tagged under: Indian Army

Stolen AK 47 of Army jawan found in gutter in Gujarat

August 03, 2018
Stolen AK 47 of Army jawan found in gutter in Gujarat

Bhuj: The AK-47 automatic rifle of an army personnel posted in Bhuj Army camp in Gujarat which was reportedly stolen from a train has been found from a gutter. The bag containing the weapon and other articles was recovered from the gutter behind Gadhidham bus stand late night. GRP DIG Gautam Parmar had constituted various teams for the search of the weapon. The local LCB and that of adjoining Morbi district were also involved. Notably, Lance Nayak Ranjit Sukhvinder...Read More

AK 47 of Army Jawan goes missing from running train in Gujarat

August 02, 2018
AK 47 of Army Jawan goes missing from running train in Gujarat

Bhuj: The AK-47 automatic rifle of an army personnel posted in Bhuj Army camp in Gujarat has reportedly been stolen. Lance Nayak Ranjit Sukhvinder Singh from Punjab unit-3 of the camp was traveling from Ahmedabad to Bhuj in Sayajinagri express trains S 9 coach last night. When he got up at around 6 pm this morning he found his bag containing cash and the rifle missing. He has filed an FIR about the incident with GRP in Gandhidham. There were also two dresses, s...Read More

Access to additional areas within Cantonments now allowed: Army

May 29, 2018
Access to additional areas within Cantonments now allowed: Army

New Delhi: Access to additional areas within Cantonments now allowed, said Army statement, full text of which is following: The Cantonments came up during the British era and were exclusive areas where service personnel and their families resided. Over the years, cities have expanded and a large number of civilians now reside in close proximity of the Cantonments. Some of these civilians provide essential services to military personnel and their families, while others find the environs of m...Read More

L&T manufactures Hiwitzers guns at its Hazira facility in Gujarat

May 13, 2018
L&T manufactures Hiwitzers guns at its Hazira facility in Gujarat

Surat: The Indian Express reports, Larsen & Toubro Limited’s (L&T) defense manufacturing facility at Hazira in Gujarat has manufactured artillery guns L9 Vajra - T that are 155 mm/52 caliber Howitzers. The gun, a variant of K9 Thunder, currently used by the South Korean army is being manufactured with the help of South Korean Hanwha Techwin (earlier Samsung) as technology partner under the "Buy global" programme for which Rs 4,600 crore deal was inked by Defense Ministry last year for supply o...Read More

To increase footfall, Army to organize 2 recruitment rallies in Gujarat before monsoon

March 06, 2018
To increase footfall, Army to organize 2 recruitment rallies in Gujarat before monsoon

Ahmedabad: The Indian Army, which had seen record registrations for the two recruitment rallies in Gujarat during monsoon last year, was again going to hold two such rallies this year but as the actual footfall was affected adversely last time due to incessant rains coinciding with the rally dates, the army authorities, mindful of the possibilities, have meticulously planned the dates this year in April and May to obviate the risk of weather playing a spoilsport. A statement by the Arm...Read More

Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

February 16, 2018
Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

Ahmedabad: IIM Ahmedabad will host invitation-only event 'An evening of Music' by the Indian Army (Madras Regiment) Symphony Band at the iconic Louis Kahn Plaza at IIM Ahmedabad (Old campus) this weekend. The evening of music is part of a chain of events being conducted by the participants of Armed Forces Programme (AFP 17). AFP Programmes are conducted annually by IIM Ahmedabad for ensuring a smooth transition of Armed Forces Officers into the corporate world. The current batch has 60 parti...Read More

Martyred Indian Army soldier cremated at Surendranagar village

January 31, 2018
Martyred Indian Army soldier cremated at Surendranagar village

Surendranagar: Indian Army soldier Lavji Makwana martyred on duty in avalanche in Leh-Ladakh area of Jammu & Kashmir. He was cremated today at his native village Chhatariyana in Chuda taluka of Surendranagar district of Gujarat in presence of large number of people and men in uniform. Makwana's mortal remains were brought to his native place via Ahmedabad airport. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarati Lieutenant General to led 69th Republic Day parade in Delhi

January 23, 2018
Gujarati Lieutenant General to led 69th Republic Day parade in Delhi

Vadodara: Lieutenant General Ashit Mistry from Vadodara will lead the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on 26th January. Mistry who lives in Kalyan society of Mujmahuda area is son of retired M.S. University staffer Bhailalbhai Mistry. Ashit Mistry who is 55-year was student of Balachadi Sainik school. He is Lieutenant General( General Officer Commanding - Delhi region) at present. In 69th Republic Day parade, leaders from 12 countries are going to remain present. The parade will be led b...Read More

Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

November 03, 2017
Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries during an encounter that broke out between Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday, police said. One of them Pradipsinh Brijkishor Kushwaha was from Meghaninagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. 23-year old Pradipsinh was unmarried. Pradipsinh was posted in Jammu & Kashmir just 40 days ago after he spent holidays at home. According to his family members and ...Read More

PM wears uniform, celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and BSF in Gurez Valley

October 19, 2017
PM wears uniform, celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and BSF in Gurez Valley

Srinagar:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir. He was there for nearly two hours. This is the fourth successive Diwali that the Prime Minister has celebrated with jawans on the border. The Prime Minister offered sweets and exchanged greetings with the jawans. Addressing the jawans, the Prime Minister, said that like everyone else, he too wishes to spend Diw...Read More

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