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Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949. The day is celebrated in the form of parades and other military shows in the national capital New Delhi as well as in all headquarters. On 15 January 2021, India celebrated its 73rd Indian Army Day in New Delhi. Army Day marks a day to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its citizens.

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‘Around 400 terrorists waiting to infiltrate’: Army Chief slams Pakistan [Video]

‘Around 400 terrorists waiting to infiltrate’: Army Chief slams Pakistan

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane lashed out at Pakistan over its continued support to terrorists. Speaking at the Army Day celebration, the Army Chief said that Indian forces have been giving a..

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Army Day: Akshay Kumar flags off marathon, plays volleyball with soldiers [Video]

Army Day: Akshay Kumar flags off marathon, plays volleyball with soldiers

Actor Akshay Kumar celebrated the Army Day with Indian Army soldiers. He took to Instagram and shared a video of him playing volleyball with jawans from the Army. The actor, who took out time to..

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Army Day celebrations held at Delhi's parade ground [Video]

Army Day celebrations held at Delhi's parade ground

The Army Day celebrations held at Delhi's parade ground. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General MM Naravane arrived at parade ground. The felicitation ceremony was held..

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Last year, Indian Army eliminated over 200 terrorists in counter-terrorism operations: Gen Naravane [Video]

Last year, Indian Army eliminated over 200 terrorists in counter-terrorism operations: Gen Naravane

During the Army Day celebrations on January 15, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane told that over 200 terrorists near LoC and in counter-terrorism operations in last year. "Around 300-400 terrorists..

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Army Day: CDS Gen Rawat, Chiefs of armed forces pay tribute at National War Memorial [Video]

Army Day: CDS Gen Rawat, Chiefs of armed forces pay tribute at National War Memorial

The Army Day celebrations began in Delhi. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Naravane, IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy Chief Admiral Karambir..

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Watch: Ahead of Army Day, jawans perform dress rehearsal for parade in Delhi [Video]

Watch: Ahead of Army Day, jawans perform dress rehearsal for parade in Delhi

Dress rehearsal for parade was underway ahead of the Army Day celebrations. The rehearsal was underway at Army Parade ground in Delhi on Wednesday, January 13. The Army jawans were seen marching as..

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Watch: Jawans perform dress rehearsal for Army Day parade in Delhi [Video]

Watch: Jawans perform dress rehearsal for Army Day parade in Delhi

Ahead of the Army Day celebrations, the dress rehearsal for parade is underway at Army Parade ground in Delhi on January 13. The officials were seen marching as part of their rehearsal. Three wives of..

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‘Women to be inducted as pilots in Army’s aviation wing’: Gen MM Naravane [Video]

‘Women to be inducted as pilots in Army’s aviation wing’: Gen MM Naravane

The Indian Army has decided to induct women as pilots in its aviation wing and the first batch is likely to be admitted for training in July. Addressing a press conference ahead of Army Day on January..

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