Officers Training Academy

  • Jayalalithaa announces compensation for families of two jawans, forest ranger September 1, 2013

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced a solatium of Rs three lakhs each to the family members of two Army jawans and a forest ranger, who lost their lives in different incidents in the state. Jayalalithaa expressed grief over the death of trainers Havildars Darsim Singh and Manwar Singh,...
  • IAF VVIP helicopter deal: Army Brigadier under scanner October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A Brigadier of the Indian Army is under the scanner for allegedly demanding bribe of USD five million from an Italian company in a helicopter deal, with the Defence Ministry on Saturday seeking details from the government there and assuring "strong action" against the culprits. The allegations were levelled...
  • Army gets a new officers training academy in Gaya July 18, 2011

    Gaya: The country's second academy for training military officers for short-service commission was inaugurated on Monday in Bihar's Gaya district as part of efforts to meet the shortage of over 12,000 officers. General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army Training Command, Lt Gen K Surendra Nath, hoisted the flag to inaugurate the academy,...
  • Aamir denied permission to visit Army academy December 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan, who has been criss-crossing the country in disguise to promote his new film 3 Idiots, has been denied permission to spend a day with the Indian Army's cadets at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. "The film star had sent a request to the...