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Agniveers: India clears new scheme for future-ready Armed Forces recruitment

New Delhi/IBNS: In a transformative reform, the Indian cabinet on Tuesday cleared  ‘AGNIPATH’, a scheme for recruitment of youth in the Armed Forces under which the future-ready, disciplined soldiers- to be known as Agniveers- will serve for four years in all three Services.

Inverted Rifle and Helmet, symbol of fallen soldiers of 1971 war, shifted by Armed Forces from India Gate to National War Memorial

New Delhi: The Indian Armed Forces on Friday in a ceremony shifted the Inverted Rifle and the Helmet from India Gate, which was the symbol of Fallen Soldiers of 1971 War, to Param Yodha Sthal at National War Memorial and installed the same in the midst of Busts of Param Vir Chakra Awardees.

Armed forces will benefit from better gender balance: President Ram Nath Kovind on R-Day eve

New Delhi/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the armed forces in India will benefit from better gender balance as the National Defence Academy opens its doors to recruit women.

PM Modi to hand over made-in-India combat helicopters, drones to armed forces at UP event

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over made-in-India combat helicopters, drones and advanced electronic warfare suites to armed services chiefs during the Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv at Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi on Friday.

PM Modi praises armed forces' role in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised the role of the armed forces in the fight against COVID-19.

Armed forces should remain apolitical: Army Chief MM Naravane

New Delhi/IBNS: Newly appointed Army Chief General MM Naravane on Wednesday said that it is his duty to be apolitical when it comes to leading the armed force of the nation.

We stay away from politics, work as per government's directives: Gen. Bipin Rawat after taking charge as CDS

New Delhi/IBNS: Taking charge as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said the armed forces stay away from politics and work only as per the government's directives.

Armed forces ready for every challenge: Army chief Gen. Manoj Mukund Narwane

Srinagar/New Delhi/IBNS: Succeeding General Bipin Rawat, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane on Wednesday said the armed forces are ready for every challenge ensuring the safety of the country.

VHP slams previous govts for 'tying hands of armed forces'

Thane, Apr 14 (UNI): VHP working president Alok Kumar has slammed previous government for allegedly tying the hands of armed forces.

Capabilities of armed forces unquestionable: PM Modi

New Delhi, Mar 31 (UNI): Speaking over the Balakot air strikes by Indian Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed confidence in the armed forces of the nation and said that their capabilities were unquestionable.

After Imran announces to free captured pilot, India shows proof of Pak's F16 jet use to aim military targets

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS): In an attempt to expose Pakistan over the ongoing bilateral tension, the Armed Forces in a joint briefing on Thursday furnished proof of Pakistan's use of F16 jet targeting the Indian military installations though the design was foiled by the Indian side.

Pak gesture in consonance with Geneva Convention, Air chief on pilot return

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS): In a joint media statement by the Air Force, Army and Navy, the Armed Forces on Thursday said the gesture of Pakistan by releasing Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman from its captive is in consonance with Geneva Convention.

Pak tried to attack Indian military installations: Armed Forces

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS): In a joint briefing by the Air Force, Army and Navy, the Armed Forces on Thursday said Pakistan had tried to attack the military installations of India but failed to inflict any damage. Their designs to target our installations by dropping active payloads were thwarted, said the Indian defence top officials outside the Ministry of Defence building. 

Vice President compliments Armed Forces on Armed Forces Flag Day

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has complimented the Armed Forces for their valiant and vigilant contribution to national security on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, here on Saturday.