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Tag: Armed Forces

Armed Forces Face Shortage Of 9,362 Officers, 1,13,193 Personnel
Armed Forces Face Shortage Of 9,362 Officers, 1,13,193 Personnel

To encourage the youth to join the Armed Forces, motivational lectures are regularly organised in schools, colleges, other educational institutes and National Cadet Corps (NCC) camps.

Op CO-JEET Launched By Armed Forces To Fight COVID-19 In India: Lt Gen Kanitkar

New Delhi: Treating the current coronavirus wave like a war, the armed forces have launched operation “CO-JEET” to aid anti-COVID-19 efforts, like strengthening medical infrastructure and oxygen supply chains, as…

India Ropes In Armed Forces To Tackle Soaring Covid Cases

New Delhi: The government has roped in its armed forces to tackle soaring Covid-19 cases across the country. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will review the Covid situation on Tuesday afternoon…

Recruitment In Armed Forces: Check Sports Quota, Other Details

Bhubaneswar: Joining the Armed Forces is a matter of pride and ambition of thousands of aspirants across the country. There are several criteria for recruitment under the sports quota.   This information was tabled in a written reply by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shripad Naik to a question asked by Shri Akhilesh Prasad Singh in Rajya […]

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Country Calling: Veterans In This Odisha Village Train Hundreds To Join Armed Forces

Dhenkanal: A soldier is a soldier, with or without uniform. Even years after hanging their boots following retirement from the Indian army, a group of seven ex-servicemen, led by veteran Sukant Kumar Parida continue to serve the motherland in a unique way. The group has now taken up the responsibility to train and prepare the […]

PM Modi Salutes Corona Fighters, Hails Armed Forces' Gesture; Medics Express Gratitude

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, lauded the frontline coronavirus warriors’ efforts and the armed forces’ gesture to honour them through flypast across the country. Meanwhile, the frontline health workers across the country have expressed their gratitude for the gesture and felicitation of the armed forces. “Saluting those who are at the forefront, […]

End Gender Disparity In Armed Forces: SC Directs Permanent Commission To Women Officers

New Delhi: “To cast aspersions on women based on gender is, in fact, an affront to the entire Army where men and women serve as equal soldiers,” said the court in a significant judgement on Monday. The top court ruled that women officers should get permanent commission (PC) in the Army and emphasized on the […]

Batchmates At NDA Are Now The Service Chiefs

In the year 1976, when three 17-year-old young and bright lads were undergoing training together at the National Defence Academy(NDA), little did they know that one day they will serve the nation together as heads of the armed forces. After taking charge as Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane has joined his batchmates […]

Armed Forces Have Utmost Respect For Human Rights Laws: Gen. Rawat

New Delhi: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the armed forces had the utmost respect for human rights laws and they not only ensured the protection of human rights of the people of the country, but also of its adversaries. He was addressing the interns and senior officers of the National Human Rights […]

Pak Blocks 900,000 Websites Over Content

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has blocked 900,000 websites for carrying blasphemous and pornographic content and/or sentiments against the state, judiciary or the armed forces. The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecom was informed of the move the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday, Dawn news reported. However, the officials informed the meeting […]

Armed Forces Must Be Trained Against Chemical Attacks: Rajnath

Gwalior: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the armed forces must be fully equipped to operate against chemical-biological attacks in the future. Singh was addressing a gathering at the Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) here. Gwalior-based DRDE is the only designated national laboratory recognised for verification of environmental and bio-medical samples by the […]

Odisha Students' 'Balidaan' For Indian Jawans

Rayagada: Someone has rightly said “Where there is will, there is a way.” Students from Rayagada district in Odisha have once again proved that by producing a short film dedicated to Indian soldiers by using their pocket money. The short movie “Balidaan” is a story of jawans who survive in a forest amidst attacks during […]

PM announces Chief of Defence Staff post, fulfils defence's long-pending proposal

New Delhi: In a major move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the creation of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post, that has been a long-pending recommendation of various defence panels. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, Modi said: “I want to […]

Congress complains to Election Commission against PM Modi

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday complained to the Election Commission against PM Modi saying he violated the model code of conduct by seeking votes in the name of armed forces. According to the Congress memorandum to the EC, the PM made reference to the Pulwama terror attack during a TV interview to the Aaj […]

IPL opening ceremony funds donated to armed forces

Chennai: In the wake of the Pulwama terror attacks and keeping in mind the sentiments of the people, the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), administering the BCCI, has decided to cancel the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and donate the money budgeted for it to the armed forces. “The estimated […]

Student found unfit at AFMC: HC asks not to enforce exit bond

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted relief to a student of the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), who was deemed medically unfit to serve in the armed forces and was asked to pay a hefty exit bond amount. In an order passed last week, a bench headed by Justice B R Gavai held that the […]

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‘We were kicked & thrashed by locals,’ Odia jawan narrates J &K ordeal

Sambalpur: At a time when a video of a Kashmiri youth tied to an Army jeep as a ‘shield’ to avoid irate locals in Jammu and Kashmir sparked off a major controversy, CRPF jawan Vicky Biswakarma’s statement on how the forces are treated has shaken one and all. Speaking to OTV, Vicky who returned to […]