Dgmo

  • Lt Gen PR Kumar to be new Army DGMO 28-02-2014 05:29 PM

    Lt Gen PR Kumar, on Saturday, will take over as Director General Military Operations (DGMO) from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia, who retired on Friday. "Lt Gen Kumar will take over as DGMO tomorrow from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia who will retire today after a tenure of more than 18 months,"...
  • Indo-Pak officials likely to meet next month on LoC trade 27-02-2014 06:31 PM

    India and Pakistani officials are likely to meet in New Delhi next month to review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for trade along the Line of Control in the wake of the row over arrest of a truck driver hailing from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) for allegedly smuggling 'brown sugar' worth Rs.100 crore....
  • Ex-DGMO clarifies stand on Army movement, says confusion was avoidable 21-02-2014 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Former DGMO Lt General AK Choudhary has clarified his stand after a report stated that the government had feared a coup by the army under former Army chief General VK Singh's command. "What I said that movement of units was basically a mobilization exercise which take place in...
  • After 2 years, retired General confirms Army units' movement spooked Centre 21-02-2014 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: Two years after a report which said that the government had feared a coup by the army under General VK Singh's command, another top official Lt Gen AK Choudhary has said that he had been summoned by Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma who expressed concerns about the movement...
  • J&K situation stable but fragile: Defence Ministry 20-02-2014 09:38 PM

    The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "fragile" with Pakistan's "proxy war" continuing in the state amid a rise in incidents of ceasefire violations and terror infrastructure remaining intact in the neighbouring country, the Ministry of Defence has said. The ministry has cautioned that the terror infrastructure across the...
  • Indian Army tries to control situation, not escalate it: Bikram Singh 13-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday refuted allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Speaking to media at the annual press conference, the General said that the endeavour of Indian Army was to control the situation at the border and...
  • India, Pakistan set to hold commerce secretary level talks 26-12-2013 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: After the meeting of the India and Pakistan director generals of military operations after 14 years, the commerce secretaries of both countries are set to meet next month - in another major step towards normalization of relations between the two neighbours. Pakistan has proposed two sets of dates...
  • Pakistan describes Indo-Pak DGMO meet 'positive step forward' 26-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Describing the meeting of the DGMOs of the two countries as a "positive step forward", Pakistan on Thursday said better relations with India is a top priority. "This meeting is a positive step forward," Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said about the December 24 meet between the Directors General of...
  • Meeting of DGMOs to clear the air, claims Pakistani media 25-12-2013 08:19 PM

    The meeting of senior Indian and Pakistani military officials to reduce tensions on the LoC was important due to the "symbolism and value" attached to it, a leading Pakistani daily claimed on Wednesday. Such "meetings can be used for making the point that skirmishes on the border are more a...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs agree to maintain ceasefire at LoC 24-12-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: India's Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia met his Pakistani counterpart Major General Amir Riaz at the Wagah-Attari border to ease tension and ensure peace at the Line of Control (LoC). General Bhatia said that both sides have agreed to maintain ceasefire along the defacto...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs meet at Wagah Attari border after 14 years, talks begin 24-12-2013 12:48 PM

    The much anticipated meeting between Director Generals Military Operations of India and Pakistan began on Tuesday along the Wagah-Attari border to work out a mechanism to ease tension and ensure peace at the Line of Control. The Indian side is led by Lt General Vinod Bhatia while Major General Aamer...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs to meet on December 24 to ensure peace along LoC 17-12-2013 09:56 PM

    New Delhi/Islamabad: DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet at the Wagah border on December 24 to discuss ways to ensure ceasefire on the Line of Control, three months after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif proposed this meeting to defuse tensions. The meeting of the Director...
  • India awaiting date from Pak on proposed DGMOs meeting 21-11-2013 08:59 PM

    India, on Thursday, said it was awaiting a date from Pakistan on a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries as was decided during the talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York in September. As a follow-up of an outcome of Singh-Sharif...
  • Will give Pakistan benefit of doubt but not at India's cost, says Khurshid 11-11-2013 08:25 PM

    India will give Pakistan the "benefit of the doubt" as they pursue peace amid a series of ceasefire violations along the LoC but this cannot be at India's cost, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said. "...if you look at the ground reality and you look at the result of...
  • Nawaz Sharif should be given more time, says Salman Khurshid 28-10-2013 10:53 PM

    Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan, India, on Monday, expressed "disappointment" that a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries could not be scheduled so far as decided by their Prime Ministers. Articulating the view, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, however, said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be given...
  • Pakistan shows white flags along border, no flag meeting 28-10-2013 10:30 PM

    Pakistan, on Monday, displayed white flags along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector possibly as a mark for having peace but it did not respond to calls for a flag meeting between border guards to de-escalate tensions. There were two white flags displayed from two different border villages along...
  • AK Antony to visit LoC to review situation 28-10-2013 07:29 PM

    The situation along the Line of Control and the International Border, which have been witnessing frequent ceasefire violations, came up for a review at a high-level meeting headed by Defence Minister AK Antony,on Monday. The issue of ceasefire violation was discussed at the meeting attended by National Security Adviser Shivshankar...
  • India, Pakistan DGMO's talk over the phone on ceasefire violations 22-10-2013 05:50 PM

    Srinagar: Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan on Tuesday held a conversation over the phone on repeated ceasefire violations along the Line of Control. This even as Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday visited Jammu to review the security in the state. He told troops the...
  • DGMOs to meet soon, discuss LoC problems: Pakistan 03-10-2013 08:27 PM

    The DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet soon to discuss ways to reduce tensions on the LoC, with Islamabad today hoping that such engagements will facilitate the resumption of the stalled composite dialogue. The "immediate takeaway" of the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the two countries in New...
  • LoC killings: PMO says statement not changed at its behest 07-08-2013 10:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Wednesday rubbished as "mischievous" the reports that a statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers on the LoC was changed at its behest. "Such allegations being made are mischievous and have no basis," a PMO spokesman said. He was reacting to...