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Morale booster: PM Modi flies to Ladakh, meets soldiers
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Morale booster: PM Modi flies to Ladakh, meets soldiers

July 3, 2020

Ladakh/ New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit to a forward post in Ladakh this morning and interacted with troops days after the June 15 border clash with China in which 20 soldiers were killed in the line of duty.  The Prime Minister’s visit served as a morale booster for the forces…

Colonel Ashutosh Sharma SM: A terror to the terrorists
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Colonel Ashutosh Sharma SM: A terror to the terrorists

May 7, 2020

Coursemate recalls time spent with him during training at Officers Training Academy, Chennai Mysore/Mysuru: Col. Ashutosh Sharma SM, who was killed in action in the recent Handwara Terrorists Operations, had undergone training at the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai and was from the 2001 batch. Disclosing this to ‘Star of Mysore,’ Major (Retd.) Nayakanda Cariappa,…

Promoted as Subedar
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Promoted as Subedar

May 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Kuttanda Ranjan Cariappa, Athletic Coach at the Madras Regiment Centre of Indian Army in Wellington, Ooty, has been promoted to the post of Subedar. He will discharge his duty as Subedar at Wellington. He hails from Hadageri village of Madapura in Kodagu and is the son of late Cariappa and Kasturi.

Lt. Gen. P.C. Thimayya retires as GOC-in-C  Army Training Command (ARTRAC)
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Lt. Gen. P.C. Thimayya retires as GOC-in-C Army Training Command (ARTRAC)

May 2, 2020

Shimla: Lieutenant General P.C. Thimayya, who was serving as the 21st General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Army Training Command (GOC-in-C, ARTRAC) here, retired from service after duty hours on April 30, 2020, an Army official said. Lieutenant General Pattacheruvanda Chengappa Thimayya, PVSM, VSM, ADC, had assumed office on Nov. 1, 2018 from Lt. Gen. Manoj…

Indian Army launches ‘Operation Namastey’
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Indian Army launches ‘Operation Namastey’

March 30, 2020

New Delhi: Preparing itself for the fight against the COVID-19, Indian Army has launched an operation. The operation is named ‘Operation Namastey’. Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane made the announcement on Friday. As a part of the operation Army would helpthe Government of India fight against the deadly disease. The operation also aims to insulate the 1.3 million strong force fromcoronavirus infection….

Army reports first COVID-19 case
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Army reports first COVID-19 case

March 18, 2020

New Delhi: A 34-year-old soldier has tested positive for novel Coronavirus in Leh, Army sources said today. As a precautionary measure, ten soldiers who shared a barrack with the infected soldier, have also been kept in quarantine. Meanwhile, around 800 men in Ladakh Regimental Centre have been kept under lock-down. This is the first COVID-19…

Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur
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Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur

March 14, 2020

25 soldiers to act as front line conservationists in protecting the Tiger Reserve   By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: “A soldier is  the very basis, the silent and barely visible cornerstone, of our fame, culture, physical well-being and prosperity; in short, of the entire nation-building activity.” Selfless, versatile, resourceful and incredibly dedicated, the Indian Army is…

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