Indian Army plans to use 5G to boost frontline troops communication: Report

The Indian Army is planning to use 5G services to boost frontline troops communication services that will be essential in a tactical battlefield area, sources in the defence establishment said on Saturday. The Army was the lead service when a joint services study was recently conducted on implementation of 5G in armed … Read more

Army chief General Manoj Pande leaves for three-day visit to Bangladesh

Indian Army chief General Manoj Pande on Sunday proceeded on a three-day visit to Bangladesh to further strengthen defence and bilateral ties between the two nations, the Indian Army said. The year 2021 marked the Golden Jubilee of the Liberation War of Bangladesh and 50 years of diplomatic relations … Read more

Army initiates pre-training for Agnipath aspirants in J-K’s Poonch

The Army has started pre-training for youths intending to join the armed forces under the Agnipath scheme in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, army officials said on Saturday. Agnipath pre-training programme is being conducted by Ace of Spades Gunners in the Mendhar area of the district for a duration … Read more

Amarnath cloudburst: NDRF teams, army helicopters on spot, 3 rescued

As the rescue operations continued after a cloudburst struck the area near the holy shrine of Amarnath with at least 10 dead, the Chief Operating Officer of the Amarnath Shrine board said that the rescued pilgrims were being taken to safe places and NDRF teams and Indian Army helicopters were at … Read more

Agnipath: Army will hold recruitment rallies in UP from next month

The Army will hold recruitment rallies under the newly announced Agnipath scheme in Uttar Pradesh from next month, a spokesperson said on Thursday. Shantanu Pratap Singh PRO (Defence) Lucknow, in a press statement, said, “The recruitment rally in Bareilly will be held between August 19 and September 15. The … Read more

Army recruitment rally under Agnipath scheme to be held in Maharashtra

An army recruitment rally under the new Agnipath scheme will be conducted from August 23 to September 11 in Ahmednagar district, over 120 kilometres from here, an official said on Saturday. The recruitment rally is being conducted for Agniveer General Duty, Agniveer Technical, Agniveer Clerk/ Store Keeper Technical and … Read more

US blacklists Chinese companies for allegedly supporting Russian army

The Biden administration has placed five Chinese companies on an export blacklist for violating sanctions by allegedly providing support to Russia’s military and defence companies before and during the invasion of Ukraine. The commerce department put the Chinese firms on the “entity list”, which effectively bars US companies from exporting to them. The companies, which … Read more

Army chief Pande to visit Nepal in Aug, to be conferred with honorary title

Chief of Army Staff Manoj Pande will be visiting Nepal in August, officials from Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs have confirmed. As per the source, the 29th Army Chief of India will be conferred with the honorary title of Nepali Army by Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari during the … Read more

Army, NDRF and SDRF carry out rescue ops in flood-hit Assam’s Cachar

As several parts of the Cachar district of Assam including urban and rural parts of Silchar are totally submerged, the Indian Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) carried out rescue operations in flood-hit areas of the district … Read more