United Nation General Secretary Antonio Guterres on Friday honoured peacekeepers Major Suman Gawani Major, an Indian Army officer and Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo from Brazil with the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award. Major Suman Gawani served as a women peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019.
Indian Army Officer Major Suman Gawani has been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019). Along with Major Suman Gawani, Brazilian Naval Officer Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo will also receive the award. United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres described both as “powerful role models.” Major Gawan isContinue reading “Major Suman Gawani of Indian Army To Be Honoured With ‘2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year’ Award”
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.
As part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo, The Indian Army contingent carried out Helicopter Landed Area Domination Patrol (HLADP) and conducted extensive interaction with local population at Bwesa.
Troops of the Indian army returned to India after successful completion of seventh edition of Hand-in-Hand exercise with China at Chengdu. Yesterday, the joint military drill culminated on a high note with troops of the Indian Army and People’s Liberation Army (PLA) displaying synergy of actions and achieving interoperability.
For the first time in history, The Indian Army has commanded a foreign army contingent during the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission. A company of Kazakhstan Army has been co-deployed with 11 JAT Infantry Battalion of the Indian Army in Lebanon.
The 10th edition of the joint military exercise between India and Russia – Exercise Indra 2018 will be conducted at Babina Field Firing Ranges, Babina Military Station from 18 November 2018. The military exercise will focus on combating insurgency under the aegis of the United Nations (UN). Company sized contingents of the 5th Army ofContinue reading “EXERCISE INDRA – 2018: Joint Military Exercise Between Indian And Russian Armies Will Begin From November 18”
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”
India along with Pakistan will be participating in a multi-nation military exercise to be conducted in Russia in September this year. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday officially announced India’s participation. Chinese forces will also be part of this exercise. The military exercise in Russia is part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). India, China,Continue reading “India And Pakistan to Participate in Joint Military Exercise in Russia As Part of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation”