Articles tagged under: Army

Firing range for testing of Army, IAF weapons to come up at Dholera

July 11, 2019
Firing range for testing of Army, IAF weapons to come up at Dholera

Ahmedabad: Initial clearances to set up a firing range for weapons of Indian Air Force and Army at Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat has been received. The land too has been earmarked. These details were shared by Air Marshal RK Dhir, advisor - defence and aerospace - Government of Gujarat at Gujarat Aviation Conclave of CII held at Novotel hotel in Ahmedabad today. Jaiprakash Shivhare, managing director, Dholera Industrial City said the facility is coming up on the request of...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

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

First Howitzer gun made in Hazira – Surat based L&T plant sent to Rajasthan for trial

August 08, 2018
First Howitzer gun made in Hazira – Surat based L&T plant sent to Rajasthan for trial

Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit the city of Surat in the month of September for events related to airport, modern railway station and SUMUL dairy. The Prime Minister may also dedicate Surat-made Howitzer gun. L&T facility in Hazira area of Surat has recently manufactured the first India-made Howitzer k-9 Vajra T gun which has been sent to desert area of Rajasthan for its trial by Army. Once the trial is successful, Howitzer manufactured in Hazira - Surat will be commissioned....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

531 km ‘Sea to Rann’ Kayaking cum Cycling expedition of Army concludes successfully

February 27, 2017
531 km ‘Sea to Rann’ Kayaking cum Cycling expedition of Army concludes successfully

Ahmedabad: The 531 km long 'Sea to Rann' Kayaking cum Cycling expedition from Lakhpat to Dhranghadra by the Gujarat based Golden Katar Artillery Brigade of the Army concluded successfully today, Defense spokesperson Wing Commander Abhishek Matiman said. 'An expedition involving kayaking and cycling was organized by Golden Katar Artillery Brigade with an aim of developing leadership traits and inculcating the spirit of adventure. The team comprised of one officer, two Junior Commissioned Offic...Read More

Indian Army will set up R&D Cell at IITGN; MoU inked

December 27, 2016
Indian Army will set up R&D Cell at IITGN; MoU inked

Palaj, Gandhinagar: Indian Army signed an MoU with IITGN on Tuesday (December 27, 2016) for long-term collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) in which the Army will set up a Research and Development (R&D) Cell at IITGN Campus. The research cell will work with the faculty and research students to identify problems and possible solutions for the Indian Army. The agreement will also enable IITGN and Indian Army to collaborate in various other areas including be...Read More

Lt Gen Rawat to be next army chief, Marshal Dhanoa to head IAF

December 18, 2016
Lt Gen Rawat to be next army chief, Marshal Dhanoa to head IAF

New Delhi: The government today appointed vice chief of army staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the new Army chief superseding his two senior officers, while vice chief of air staff Air Marshal B S Dhanoa has been made the new chief of the Indian Air Force. "Government has decided to appoint Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, vice chief of army staff, as the next chief of army staff with effect from afternoon of December 31," the Defence Ministry said in a tweet. It also tweeted that Air Marshal B S Dhanoa wi...Read More

Militant killed in encounter in south Kashmir

November 19, 2016
Militant killed in encounter in south Kashmir

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said. Security forces this evening launched an anti-militancy operation after receiving a tip off about their presence at Begumbagh village in Kakapora area, 25 km from here, a police official said. Hiding militants opened fire on noticing the security forces who retaliated, triggering a gunbattle, he said. One militant was killed in the gunb...Read More