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Six killed in J&K suicide attack; injured soldier succumbs
Defence Ministry clears arms procurement worth Rs 28,732cr for Army
The proposals were cleared on Tuesday by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. These proposals will enhance the overall combat prowess of the armed forces along the northern and western borders. "The Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for capital acquisition proposals of the armed forces amounting to Rs 28,732 crore were accorded by the DAC," the Defence Ministry said in a statement.
India denies reports about sending military to Sri Lanka
Indian High Commission in Colombo, clarifying the country stand over the issue, said that India stands with the people of Sri Lanka. "The High Commission would like to categorically deny speculative reports in sections of media and social media about India sending her troops to Sri Lanka. These reports and such views are also not in keeping with the position of the Government of India" it tweeted.
Agnipath scheme: Govt issues 'Myths Vs Facts' amid protests
On the claims that the future of "Agniveers", as beneficiaries of the scheme have been dubbed, is insecure, a government statement said that those wishing to be entrepreneurs, will get a financial package and bank loans. "For those wishing to study further, they will be given Class 12 equivalent certificate and bridging course for further studies. Anyone who wish to obtain jobs, they will be given priority in CAPFs (central armed police forces) and state police.
How Indian Army upheld its highest traditions even after 1971 War
Nearly 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered and were held as Prisoners of War by India after the 13-day War. Though a large number of them, including officers, were involved in the genocide that took place in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), not a single soldier was punished after the surrendered troops were returned to West Pakistan. That marks the difference between the armed forces of the two countries.
Abhilasha Barak: Know all about the first woman combat aviator of Indian Army
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Military brat Abhilasha hails from Haryana and has been awarded the Coveted Wings along with 36 Army Pilots by Director General & Colonel Commandant Army Aviation during a valedictory ceremony held at the Combat Army Aviation Training School in Nashik. Captain Barak was commissioned into the Indian Army Air Defence Corps in September 2018.
China engaged in infra building across border in Arunachal: Indian Army
Admitting that the hostile terrains and inclement weather are major challenges in this border front, Kalita said that infrastructure building is being carried out, roads are constructed and old advanced landing grounds are revived in the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh. He said that India is also constantly upgrading its infrastructure and capabilities to deal with any situation which may arise along the border.
Army chief reviews force deployment along China border in Ladakh region
He arrived at Leh on Thursday on his maiden visit to Ladakh region after assuming charge as Army chief. General Pande was briefed on the security situation along the borders with special focus on Eastern Ladakh. The high-level of operational readiness being maintained by the forces while maintaining a high tempo of capability development was highlighted.
Pak using local terrorists to create fear in Kashmir: Army chief
Pande said, "There is a new trend in Kashmir. Pakistan is using locals through proxy 'tanzim' to create fear and get visibility through media to show the indigenous face of terrorism." The Army chief said the current spate of killing of non-locals, political workers and minorities is an attempt to create sensation and show that insurgency in Kashmir is indigenous.