The meeting came in the backdrop of ongoing anti-terror operation in Poonch forests in which nine Army personnel have been killed.
India has deployed upgraded L70 anti-aircraft guns in forward areas along the LAC in addition to its existing Swedish Bofors guns and M-777 howitzers that were inducted just months back.
Indian Army's operation comes as a retaliation to the October 11 killing of an army officer and four soldiers during an encounter between security forces and the militants in the Surankote area of the Poonch sector.
The tourists had suddenly got struck mid-way following the season’s first snowfall in the region and many ran out of basic necessities like water and medicines
'The annual training exercise that the PLA carries out there has seen some increase in the level of activities in the depth areas,' Lt Gen Manoj Pande said. India is prepared for any security challenges, he added.
On Friday, Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane witnessed the culmination of the exercise and lauded the troops of both contingents for their high standards of training and professionalism.
According to the Army, the bodies of a jawan and the JCO were recovered during the search operation on October 16.
The Army has said a counter-terrorist operation is in progress in the area of Nar Khas forest in Mendhar, Poonch district, since the evening of October 14.
Latest incident comes three days after five army personnel were killed in gun-battle with militants in same area
General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff is visiting Sri Lanka after a recent visit by foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. India and Sri Lanka are carrying out a mega military exercise, 'Mitra Shakti' with a focus on enhancing counter-terror cooperation.
The military stand-off between India and China was triggered by People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers crossing the LAC and taking up positions inside Indian territory in the summer of 2020.
The Army Chief Gen MM Naravane’s visit has come in the backdrop of its prolonged military standoff with China in the mountainous region.
The General Officer Commanding of the Army's 15 Corps Lieutenant General D P Pandey said the situation at LoC is good and people of Kashmir are happy with heavy tourist footfall.
Shakir Manzoor, 24, was abducted by militants when he was returning to celebrate Eid with his family in Kashmir’s Shopian on August 2, 2020.
'There is an operation going on in Uri (Baramulla) for the past 24 hours. We felt an infiltration attempt has been made. We are looking for them,' said General officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based Army’s 15 Corps
The two-time World Cup-winning former India captain retired from international cricket last year on August 15. Dhoni will be Team India's mentor in T20 World Cup 2021.
This is the first time that the senior most army officer in the valley has met in person the families whose children have picked up guns.
The Army foiled an infiltration bid by militants from across the LoC. The operation is still in progress in the area.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.PTI Photo
A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.PTI Photo
Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.PTI Photo
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...PTI Photo
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