Articles tagged under: Indian Army

Army Jawan Lailesh Rathwa from Gujarat conferred with Shaurya Chakra

March 20, 2019
Army Jawan Lailesh Rathwa from Gujarat conferred with Shaurya Chakra

Chhota Udepur: Lailesh Rathwa, an Army jawan from small lehvant village of tribal populated Chhota Udepur area in Central Gujarat was presented Shaurya Chakra by the President of India in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries in a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Rathwa is serving in Army for last ten years. He is at present rifle man in Assam Rifle headquarters. In year 2017 he was on duty in Manipur when in sudder terror attack in subsequent gun fight, ...Read More

Army jawan from Gujarat martyrs in J&K

March 03, 2019
Army jawan from Gujarat martyrs in J&K

Gandhinagar: Last rites of Army jawan Khushalsinh Katara from Zarda village of Meghraj taluka in Arvalli district of North Gujarat was performed. The Army jawan martyred in avalanche in Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir when on duty. અરવલ્લી મેઘરજ તાલુકાના ઝરડાના આર્મીમાં ફરજ બજાવતા ખુશાલસિંહ રણછોડભાઈ કટારા લેહમાં બરફ વર્ષા અને ભ...Read More

Indo – Pak action live updates

February 27, 2019

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PM Modi dedicates National War Memorial

February 25, 2019

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today lit the eternal flame, to mark the dedication of the National War Memorial in New Delhi, to the nation. He visited the various sections of the Memorial. Earlier, addressing a large rally of Ex-Servicemen, the Prime Minister said that it is the result of the valour and dedication of lakhs of soldiers that the Indian Army is today considered among the strongest in the world. The Prime Minister said that the soldiers have been the f...Read More

Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

February 23, 2019
Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

Bhuj:Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu, the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) today reviewed the border security in Kutch district of Gujarat. He also flew in army chopper over the sensitive Sir Creek Area. Defence Sources said that Vice Chief of Army arrived here in the morning and then went to Kunvarbet by chopper. From their he flew to Koteshwar and then to Lakhpat. He also met with soldier...Read More

Indian Army jawans conclude 400 km Land Yachting in Rann of Kutch

January 16, 2019

Bhuj: Land Yachting adventure sports event of Indian Army that had kicked off on January 8 in Kutch district of Gujarat concluded today successfully after crossing 400 km distance in Rann of Kutch. The adventure mission was participated by 15 jawans. It was led by Captain Navyogsingh. DeshGujaratRead More

Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

January 08, 2019
Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: An eight days long Land Yachting Expedition to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Corps of Army Air Defence was flagged off from Dhordo, Kutchht today Brigadier Rajat Upreti, Commander, Air Defence Brigade Bhuj flagged of the expedition which consists of 15 members led by Captain Navyog Singh who shall navigate their route of approx 400 Kms sailing over the barren flat land of Rann and exploring various places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and the festive town of Dhorodo. ...Read More

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