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Director-General of Supply & Transport Corps of Indian Army unveils renovated Animal Memorial

The Director-General of Supply and Transport Corps of the Indian Army recently unveiled the renovated Animal Memorial at Bengaluru. The memorial indicates the contributions and service of mules and horses of the Indian Army, especially during the war in the Himalayas. This animal transport memorial has been extended by two walls, which highlight the role ..

CLAWS organises PRAGYAN CONCLAVE 2020’

A two-day Indian Army International Seminar named ‘PRAGYAN CONCLAVE 2020’ is being organised by Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS). The Seminar commenced on 04 Mar 2020 in New Delhi. The event creates a platform for national and international military experts to discuss on the subject of ‘Changing Characteristics of Land Warfare and its Impact ..

Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar becomes the first woman paediatrician to become Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors

Major General Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar is the first woman paediatrician to be elevated to the highest rank of Lieutenant General for Indian Army Doctors. She is the former Dean of Armed Forces Medical College Pune and has been promoted to the second-highest rank of Lt. General in the Indian Army. She is also the only doctor ..

Indian Army Red team wins 9th National Ice Hockey Championship

At the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship recently held, the Indian Army Red team lifted the National Championship title. They defeated the Indo Tibetan Border Police team in the hard-fought final to bag the title. The Army Red team had players from the Ladakh Scouts Regiment. 12 teams including Maharashtra, Haryana, Ladakh, Chandigarh, ITBP and ..

Defence Minister lays foundation stone of Thal Sena Bhawan

India’s new Army Headquarters is christened as ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’. Recently, the Defence Minister laid foundation stone of the new Headquarters at Delhi Cantonment. The new Army headquarters is to be constructed spanning around an area of 39 acres. The newly created Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) office will also be set up in the ..

SC orders government to grant permanent commission to women army officers

The Delhi High Court in 2010 had ordered the Indian government to provide permanent commission to women officers of the Indian Army. After the Central government challenged the Delhi high court’s ruling in the Supreme Court, the apex court recently directed the government to grant permanent commission to women officers who have already worked as ..

Fifth edition of ‘Ajeya Warrior’ to be held in UK

The fifth edition of joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ between India and the United Kingdom will be conducted at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom. The exercise is scheduled from February 13 to 26, 2020. 120 soldiers each from Indian and United Kingdom Army would participate in the exercise. The joint military exercise has been conducted alternatively ..

Indian Army Major Anoop Mishra develops helmet that resists AK-47 bullet

Anoop Mishra, an Indian Army Major from the College of Military Engineering was known for having developed a bulletproof jacket which protects against sniper bullets. He was seen in news recently as he has now developed a helmet, which is also the world’s first, that can stop an AK-47 bullet round from 10 meters. Indian ..