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IAF chief Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

Jul 30, 2014

IAF chief Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

Raha will continue in office till December 2016 and is expected to push for increasing jointmanship among the three services as the CoSC. #India #Defence #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Gen Bikram Singh #Chiefs of Staffs Committee #Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
US House panel condemns Barack Obama for Taliban prisoner swap

Jul 30, 2014

US House panel condemns Barack Obama for Taliban prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. #World #Barack Obama #Taliban #US congress #US Army #Tulsi Gabbard #Sgt Bowe Bergdahl #Mike McIntyre
NDA committed to implement 'one rank, one pension' scheme VK Singh

Jul 28, 2014

NDA committed to implement 'one rank, one pension' scheme VK Singh

The BJP-led government at the Centre is committed to implement the 'one rank, one pension' scheme for ex-servicemen, General VK Singh said. #India #BJP #Mumbai #Army #TheySaidIt #NDA #Minister of State for External Affairs #General VK Singh #One Rank One Pension #Former Army Chief
Situation on LAC peaceful Northern Army chief

Jul 26, 2014

Situation on LAC peaceful Northern Army chief

The army commander said the force is prepared for the contingencies which may arise in the wake of the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. #India #China #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #Taliban #TheySaidIt #Vijay Diwas #Line of Actual Control #Lt Gen DS Hooda #Hizbul Mujhadeen #Northern Army
Kargil Vijay Diwas Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs

Jul 26, 2014

Kargil Vijay Diwas Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs

As the country celebrates the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil War, the families of those killed in the conflict have come a long way. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Army #Arun Jaitley #Kargil War #Defence minister #army chief #Kargil #Gen Bikram Singh #Kargil War Memorial #Jawans #LoC #Martyrs #Kargil Vijay Diwas
Army fully geared to take on challenges Gen Bikram Singh

Jul 25, 2014

Army fully geared to take on challenges Gen Bikram Singh

Asked about the absence of senior army officers, who were part of Kargil war, from the function today, Gen Singh said he cannot comment on it as they might have had prior commitments. #India #Defence #TheySaidIt #Indian Army #Kargil War #Gen Bikram Singh
India asks China to cease activities in PoK Jaitley

Jul 25, 2014

India asks China to cease activities in PoK Jaitley

The presence of Chinese Army troops has been witnessed in recent times and there numbers were estimated to be around 5,000 by the Army couple of years ago. #India #China #Defence #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #PoK #Chinese Army #Sri Lankan Navy #Pakistan Occupied Kashmir
Vijay Diwas Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs

Jul 25, 2014

Vijay Diwas Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs

Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas. #India #Pakistan #Indian Army #Kargil War #Ladakh #Bikram Singh #Vijay Diwas
Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch, second time in two days

Jul 25, 2014

Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch, second time in two days

The army on Thursday night foiled an infiltration bid by militants from across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said Friday. It was the second such attempt by the guerrillas in the last two days. #Army #Indian Army #Line of Control #Poonch #LoC #Pakistani militants #Infiltration at Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

Jul 24, 2014

Jammu Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

An infiltration bid by guerrillas on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has been foiled, police said on Thursday. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Indian Army #militants #LoC