The Indian Army observed the 22nd martyrdom day of the 1999 Kargil War hero Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra. To commemorate the “Balidan Dias” of Captain Batra, Lt Gen YK Joshi, the Commander of the Northern Command, flew over Batra Top in Sukhoi 30 MKI and paid tribute to his comrade.
Two years after Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal laid down his life while fighting terrorists, his wife Nikita Kaul joined the Indian Army. After the Passing out Parade at Officers Training Academy in Chennai. Lt Nikita Kaul said Major Dhoundiyal is always going to be part of his life and Army Commander Northern Command Lt Gen YK Joshi pipped stars of Lt Kaul’s shoulders.
Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on Saturday took over as the 50th Commandant of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. After assuming the charge, Lt Gen Harinder Singh paid his tribute to the Martyrs at the War Memorial in a solemn ceremony recognising their supreme sacrifice for the nation. In his last appointment, Lt Singh served as a commander of the Northern Command. He took part in several military level talks with Chinese officials amid standoff in Ladakh.
The Indian Army on Thursday lost a brave officer Colonel Navjot Singh Bal. He was a former commanding officer of the 2 Para (special forces). Col Navjot Singh Bal passed away in Bengaluru Thursday morning after battling with cancer for two years. He was 39 years old and was icon for young officers.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced the results of Class 10 exams. Army Goodwill Schools run by the Indian Army performed outstandingly in the Class 10th CBSE board exams. Hittam Ayoub from AGS Rajouri topped with 94.20 percent.