Full dress rehearsal was performed on January 23 at the war memorial in the national capital. The full dress rehearsal was performed three days before the grand parade on Republic Day. The vehicular movement around central Delhi was restricted until the parade is over. The India Gate area was also...
The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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Army Chief General MM Naravane spoke about India's position on the standoff with China in Ladakh and said that the resolve of safeguarding the country's interest was shown. The Army chief added that India's engagements with China should continue as they have in the past. “Whatever we did has shown the resolve that we have in maintaining our interest foremost. With this approach our relations with China would develop along the path we wish. As two neighbours, who would like to have peace and tranquility on their borders. Engagements with China must continue as they have in the past, nobody wants an unsettled border,” he said. A border standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries began in May last year. In June, it resulted in a clash in Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed. After nearly nine months, both armies withdrew artillery and camps, marking disengagement.
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Engineer, innovator turned education reformer Sonam Wangchuk has developed a solar heated military tent for the Indian Army at Galwan Valley. The solar heated tent was developed at Himalayan Institute of Alternatives in Ladakh. The tent is highly insulated on the north, east and west direction and on the south there is a heat storage bank which collects the sunlight in the day time and releases heat at night. All parts of the tent are light in weight which can be easily carried by the soldiers. For 10 jawans, fully portable all parts weigh less than 30 kgs. For soldiers stationed in strategically important and high-altitude locations like the Black Top Hill or Siachen Glacier, this tent offers comfortable and non-polluting shelter. It replaces tons of kerosene and pollution climate change.
To remember the supreme sacrifice of soldiers, who lost their lives in Galwan valley clash, their names have been engraved on the National War Memorial in Delhi. The soldiers lost their lives on June 15 last year in a clash with Chinese troops near LAC in Ladakh. 20 soldiers, including Colonel Santosh Babu, made supreme sacrifice for the country.
The names of soldiers who lost their lives in the Galwan Valley fighting People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops on June 15 last year have been recently engraved on the National War Memorial in New Delhi. 20 soldiers including Colonel Santosh Babu had lost their lives in clash with Chinese troops in the Eastern Ladakh sector. Army officials paid tribute to the valour of bravehearts at Amar Jawan Jyoti. China has not disclosed the number of casualties suffered on their side. The tension escalated along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh and resulted in large deployment of troops.
Bangladesh Armed Forces Contingent paid tribute to fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial at the India Gate on January 27. Marching Contingent and Band of Bangladesh Army had also participated in the 72nd Republic Day parade. It was the first time that they had participated.
The Tricolour was unfurled at Rajpath in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, on 72nd Republic Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation..
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the trailer of the film 'Fauji Calling' in the national capital on January 25. It is an upcoming Hindi film showing the life of a family who is trying to..
Colonel B Santosh Babu and some of the other Indian Army personnel, who were killed while valiantly fighting Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern... IndiaTimes Also reported by •DNA •Indian Express