Army Chief General MM Naravane, speaking on the India-China disengagement at Ladakh, on Tuesday said that India has not lost out on any territory and the situation was where it was before the border dispute started. "We have not lost out on any territory, we are where we were before this whole thing started...Not an inch of land has been lost," he told ANI when asked about the disengagement process between the two countries.
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Indian Army chief spoke on ceasefire agreement between India & Pakistan. General MM Naravane said that terror camps still exist on the other side of the Line of Control (LoC). Naravane said that recent attacks are acts of desperation to spoil atmosphere. “Terror camps and infrastructure still exist on the other side of the LoC. For terrorism to come down, those camps have to get dismantled. Only when the snows melt, we will come to know how serious Pakistan is about dismantling this terror infrastructure. We also have some local terrorists who increasingly feel marginalised.” He added, “They are trying to spoil the atmosphere with random acts of terror.” Watch the full video for more.
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Army Chief General MM Naravane in an exclusive interview to ANI said that terror camps and infrastructure still exist on other side of LoC. He said that for terrorism to come down, the camps have to get dismantled and it's only possible when snow melts. "We will come to know how serious Pakistan is about dismantling terror infrastructure for putting people across," he said.
Shantir Ogrosena, multinational military exercise, concluded in Bangladesh on April 12.The armed forces of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated in the exercise. Observers from the US, UK, Turkey and Saudi Arabia also participated. The multilateral UN-mandated counterterrorism exercise was held from April 4-12. The Indian Army contingent that participated comprised of 30 personnel. Indian Army chief Gen M M Naravane attended the closing ceremony of the exercise. The Army chief also interacted with the members of the Indian Army contingent. Watch the full video for more.
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A 10-day multinational military exercise named 'Shantir Ogrosena' in which troops of four countries including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated, culminated on April 12 in Bangladesh. The exercise also included observers from the US, UK, Turkey and Saudi Arabia and others. The exercise from April 4-12, was organised to pay tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth centenary and celebrate the golden jubilee of the liberation of Bangladesh. The aim of the exercise was to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability amongst neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peacekeeping operations, the Indian Army said on April 12.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lashed out at the Congress for alleging that India ceded territory to the Chinese. The defence minister said that India would not tolerate any country trying to unilaterally change the status-quo at the borders. Rajnath Singh said that nobody can occupy India territory till he is alive. He also accused the Congress of insulting the bravery of our forces. This comes after Rahul Gandhi and several other Congress leaders had questioned the disengagement at the LAC and said that India has now lost territory to the Chinese. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Jawans celebrated the Holi festival at an altitude of 17,000 feet near Galwan in Ladakh today. They were seen in festive mood and Jawans danced on songs with full enthusiasm. ITBP's Twitter handle shared the video.
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.
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on said that China is capable of launching cyber attacks against India and that there is a capability gap between the two countries when it comes to technology...
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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on April 07 said China is capable of launching cyber attacks against India and disrupt large amount of our systems. "Over years, a capability differential has..