Defence

Army Band Show at IG Park Becomes a Crowd Puller

Bhubaneswar: The Army Band show at Indira Gandhi Park of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) by the Pipe Bands of Panjab Regimental Centre, Ramgarhin Jharkhand and 120 Battalion Bhubaneswar, inspired hundreds of youth and general public on careers in Indian Army. The unique show was organized by the Indian Army on the eve of 72nd Independence Day. […]

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Lt. Chandrakant Gets a Rousing Welcome at Bhubaneswar Airport

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Son of the soil IMA Sword of Honour winner Lt. Chandrakant Acharya arrives in the city The welcome banner of Air Force Association Odisha Branch, Armed Forces Veterans of Odisha and Indian Ex-Services League Odisha waited at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) much before the Indigo flight 6E 211 landed at […]



Union Home Minister Visits Army and BSF Camps in J&K

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: On the third day of his visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh visited Army and BSF Camps at Nowshera and interacted with the Jawan there. He also met people living in the border areas who have migrated to camps due to cease fire […]


NCC is a success story: Odisha Governor

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Rather than just being second line of defence, NCC syllabus lays greater stress on developing quality of leadership and grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. It also gives greater importance to areas like social service and youth management. The NCC has not only given strength […]


Arun Jaitley Attends His Last Meeting as Defence Minister

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Outgoing Defence minister Arun Jaitley joined the Annual Defence Ministerial Meeting in Japan today. It’s his last foreign visit as Indian Defence minister as Nirmala Sitharaman is going to take the ministry. Today morning Minister Jaitely received Guard of Honour escorted by his Japanese conterpart Onodera. Later both the ministers launched a B2B […]


Lt Gen P S Jaggi, Exhorted Sainik School Cadets to Dream High at Investiture Ceremony

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The investiture ceremony of Sainik School Bhubaneswar was held with great enthusiasm and grandeur.  On this occasion 37 cadets took oath who shouldered different responsibilities for the new academic session.  Lt Gen P S Jaggi, Commandant, Army Air Defence College, Gopalpur graced the occasion as Chief Guest.  Capt (IN) Kanchan […]


US Lawmaker Wants America to Unfriend Pakistan

Washington/New Delhi: Days before Modi-Trump meet, a key American lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to downgrade Pakistan’s status as a major U.S. ally and limit its access to American-made weapons, just as President Donald Trump intends to take a harder line toward Islamabad. Texas Republican Rep. Ted Poe has proposed a bill that would take away Pakistan’s […]


398 Republic Day Gallantry and other Defence Decorations Announced

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Here is the complete list of Gallantry and other Defence Decorations to be conferred tomorrow The President has approved award of 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 68th Republic Day Celebrations.  This includes two Kirti Chakras, 12 Shaurya […]