North Sikkim, May 20: The Indian Army rescued about 500 tourists, including 113 women and 54 children, who were stranded at Chungthang, due to landslides and roadblocks, informed an official release on Saturday. According to the release, heavy torrential rains were witnessed in Lachen, Lachung and Chungthang valleys on Friday. Following this, the tourists who were travelling to Lachung and Lachen Valley were stranded at Chungthang, due to landslides and roadblocks en route.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: A team including Lieutenant General JS Sandhu, Chief of Staff of the Army Training Command of the Indian Army, arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Manoj Pande was conferred the title of Honorary General of the Nepali Army by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday. He was honoured at a special ceremony at the President’s official residence ‘Shital Niwas’ in Kathmandu. He was also presented a sword and scroll during the function.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: : General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Indian Army, has met his Nepali counterpart CoAS General Prabhu Ram Sharma at the latter's office at the Army Headquarters on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Indian Army has gifted 100,000 doses of ‘Made in India’ COVID-19 vaccines to the Nepali Army under the Government of India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army on Chief of Staff of Nepal Army Prabhu Ram Sharma amidst an investiture ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, September 2: The Indian Army has extended invitations to all living former chiefs of Nepal Army (NA) to participate in its Army Chiefs' Conclave being organized on September 17-18 in New Delhi.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Indian Army on Tuesday gifted 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccine to the Nepali Army.

SRINAGAR, INDIA, Nov 8:  Four Indian Army soldiers and three militants were killed in Kashmir on Sunday, an Indian Defence Ministry spokesperson said, in the bloodiest gun battle in the disputed region since April this year.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The outlawed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday demanded that the Nepali youths be barred from joining the Gorkha Regiment (Indian Army).

GORKHA, Jan 3: A small village in Gorkha Municipality-5 has been mourning since Wednesday. After the news emerged that a local Arjun Thapa Magar had died in enemy fire from the Pakistani army in the disputed Kashmir region, residents of Dadhgau have lost their smile, and the whole village is mourning his death.

MYAGDI, June  June 11: The District Army Board office has been set up in Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi district, for the convenience of the retired Indian Army servicemen from the district.

Terror in South Asia

April 21, 2019 01:25 am

Terrorism is the result of incompatible interest of various groups, individuals and even the states. At this juncture of time, India, Pakistan and somehow China are involved in tension over Kashmir. As SAARC chair, and a contributor of Gorkha troops to Indian Army which become the victims of geopolitical constraints, Nepal needs to remain vigilant about the situation likely to flare up in its neighborhood.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: On June 26, 2006, Surendra Khatri was dreaming of a better life five or 10 years down the line because he was just weeks away from a good job. After four days, he would leave for the Indian town of Benaras for a final appearance to get selected for the Indian army.