Alert Indian Army acting on specific intel averts major terror attack in J&K

New Delhi, Apr 06: The security forces averted a major attack after seizing a huge cache of explosives at Tangdhar in Jammu and Kashmir.

The security forces deployed in Karnah recovered 15 sticks of plastic explosives on Monday evening owing to the high state of alertness of the Indian Army and Police.

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What is Tibetology, the Indian Army is eyeing to counter China

New Delhi, Jan 28: The Indian Army is fine tuning a proposal for its officers to study Tibetan history, language and culture on both sides of the Line of Actual Control and International Boundary.

This is part of the measures that are being discussed to counter the spread of influence by China. 

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Minor face-off at Naku La, was resolved by local commanders clarifies Indian Army

New Delhi, Jan 25: The Indian Army has clarified that there were several queries regarding a face off between the Indian Army and the PLA troops in the Sikkim border.

It has been clarified that there was a minor face-off at the Naku La area of Northern Sikkim on January 20th. The same was resolve3d y the local commanders as per established protocols, the Army clarified. 

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Chinese personnel straying into Indian side not normal: Intel

New Delhi, Jan 23: The Chinese have stepped up activity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in a bid to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army.

The Intelligence agencies have picked up information about the heightened activity by the Chinese intelligence who are trying to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army and also the border infrastructure upgrade carried out by India.

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Greater probity, transparency: Indian Army creates Major-General led human rights cell

New Delhi, Jan 02: The Indian Army has created a new Major-General led human rights cell. The aim is to create greater transparency and probity in the functioning of the Army in disturbed areas such as Jammu and Kashmir and northeast.

Major General Gautam Chauhan has taken over as the first additional director general (human rights) at the Army headquarters in New Delhi. He would report directly to the Army Vice-Chief and his branch would be the nodal point to examine all human rights violations.

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India ups tunnel defence to prevent any Chinese aggression

New Delhi, Nov 23: To prevent any further transgression by the Chinese PLA, the Indian Army has deployed tunnel defences.

The Indian Army has deployed large diameter Hume reinforced concrete pipes in the tunnels to shelter the troops from an enemy attack. This move by the Indian Army can also surprise the adversary in case the situation worsens along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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Prepping for treacherous winter: Indian Army undertakes biggest logistic operation along LAC

New Delhi, Nov 19: To set up the extensive winter habitat facilities for its troops in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army worked on a war-footing. The Army worked at a record speed to set up the heated shelters, arctic tents and bunkers.

It also acquired specialised winter clothing, gear and other essential supplies for the over 50,000 troops deployed at the friction points along the Line of Actual Control. 

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India-China standoff: Why the secure communication system will be a boost for the Indian Army

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New Delhi, Oct 02: The creation of a secure communication system for the Army at a cost of Rs 7,800 crore was cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). This move significant as it would enhance network coverage in the forward areas, which also includes the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC).

The Defence Ministry said that this move is important keeping in view the current operational situation at the LAC. 

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Endurance would be key as situation along LAC remains tense, but under control

New Delhi, Sep 29: The Indian Army is all geared and does not want to take any chances with China.

Although both sides have decided to continue talking to reduce tensions along the Line of Actual Control, India will still not take any chances and hence has deployed T-90 and T-72 tanks with BMP-2 Infantry Combat Vehicles in the Chumar-Demchok area of East Ladakh at an altitude of 16 to 18 thousand feet, which is also at temperatures up to minus 40 degrees Celsius. 

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Army readies for winter deployment along Indo-China border

New Delhi, Sep 27: Although there are hopes of an early resolution, India is preparing for a long long during the winter along the border with China. 

There are around 50,000 troops on each side which are backed by tanks, air defence systems and artillery. 

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