In a major development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday passed interim order allowing women to take the admission exam on September 5 to National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune. At present only boys can join the NDA. The interim order was passed by a division bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy while hearing a petition filed by Kush Kalra.
Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari took over as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff on July 1, 2021. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Fighter stream of the IAF on December 29, 1982. The Air Officer has a flying experience of more than 3,800 hours on a wide variety of fighter and trainer aircraft, including missions flown during Op-Meghdoot and Op-Safed Sagar.
Lieutenant General Jaiveer Singh Negi, Commandant, Indian Military Academy (IMA) will finally bid adieu to the Olive Greens on September 30, 2020. Lt Gen Jaiveer Singh Negi’s illustrious career spanned over nearly 40 years. He had tenated important Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. During a simple and solemn ceremony being held at the War Memorial, IMA, the General Officer will pay homage to the martyrs and will be hanging his uniform today.
Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey, Param Vir Chakra, sacrificed is life while fighting for the nation during the Kargil War of 1999 with Pakistan on July 3. After the intrusion in the Kargil was reported, Lieutenant Pandey’s battalion 1/11 Gorkha Rifles was asked to move to the Batalik sector in in the district. The 1/11 Gorkha RiflesContinue reading “Lt Manoj Kumar Pandey Martyrdom Day: Remembering Kargil War Hero And Param Vir Chakra Awardee on His Death Anniversary”
Gentlemen cadet Akashdeep Singh Dhillon was awarded the coveted Sword of Honour at the Passing Out Parade (POP) for the Indian Military Academy’s (IMA’s)Spring Term-2020. The IMA POP was held in Dehradun on Saturday. Akashdeep, an alumnus of the Sainik Public School, Kapurthala, belongs to Kairon village of Punjab’s Tarn Taran district. He passed-out fromContinue reading “IMA POP Spring Term 2020: GC Akashdeep Singh Dhillon, Farmer’s Son & Alumnus of Kapurthala Sainik School, Awarded Sword of Honour”
General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Indian Army Chief on Tuesday. General Naravane succeeded the outgoing Chief General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff. Containing cross border-terrorisms in Jammu and Kashmir, resolving border issues with China and bringing Army reforms will be on priority ofContinue reading “General Manoj Mukund Naravane Takes Charge as 28th Indian Army Chief”
Among the newly commissioned officers, Lt Raza Khalid preferred to serve in the Indian Army over joining the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
In a tragic incident, Amul, Rawal, a Gentleman Cadet of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun lost his life during training exercise on May 6 when he fell into a deep gorge during night navigation exercise. This exercise is conducted every year for the second term cadets. Rawal was an ex-National Defence Academy (NDA) cadet,Continue reading “Indian Military Academy’s Gentleman Cadet Amul Rawal Dies After Falling Into Gorge During Night Navigation Exercise”
The Indian Army lost a brave officer, Col Govardhan Gopal Gudur last week. Col Gudur, Commanding officer of the Sikh Li Regiment was born on October 23, 1977 in Bangaluru. He cleared his 10th and 12th boards from Kendriya Vidylaya (KV) Kanpur and KV Chandigarh. Even after clearing IIT Entrance Exam he preferred to joinContinue reading “Col Govardhan Gopal Gudur – A Passionate Officer, True Gentleman And Inspiration For Young Officers”
Lt General Ranbir Singh, who informed the media about surgical strikes in Pakistan, has assumed the charge of Northern Army commander. He replaced Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu, who is now Vice Chief of Army Staff. The 58-year-old Lt. Gen. will be the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Northern Command. The command is stationed at UdhampurContinue reading “Former DGMO Lt.Gen. Ranbir Singh Who Announced Surgical Strikes is Now Northern Army Commander; Lt.Gen. Devraj Anbu Takes Charge as Vice Chief Of Army Staff”