Lt Gen Bikram Singh, Army Commander, Eastern Command made a courtesy visit to the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Gen (Retd) JJ Singh at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar. He also called on Mr J Gamlin, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
During the courtesy call, a number of ongoing civil-military projects were discussed. Army action plan to help the villagers in the remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh through the newly sanctioned operation Samaritan was also intimated to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh by the Army Commander. During the visit, the Army Commander was accompanied by Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, GOC Gajraj Corps.
South African engineers, evacuated from the Tessta Urja Plant in Saphu village in North Sikkim, are seen with their belongings as an Indian Army helicopter flies past at the Gangtok helipad on September 22, 2011, after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the region September 18. Military helicopters reached remote villages in northeast India cut off for four days by a strong earthquake which killed at least 110 people across four countries.
The father of Indian army soldier Ravi Kumar receives an Indian flag and the uniform of his son from another soldier before Kumar's cremation at Bishna, about 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Jammu, India, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Ravi Kumar was among eight people who died in three days of fierce fighting between rebels and government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir.