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General Vijay Kumar Singh

The Indian Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Vijay Kumar Singh will visit Nepal on Monday on a four-day trip where, as is traditional, he will be commissioned an honorary rank of General of the Nepalese Army at a special investiture ceremony by Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav.

The Indian Army observed its 63rd Infantry Day in New Delhi on Wednesday, commemorating the landing of the first infantry in Srinagar in 1947, after Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir signed the Instrument of Accession, acceding the kingdom to independent India, after Pakistani irregular forces invaded the kingdom.

Vice Admiral TSG Samarasinghe, Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy is in India on a week-long visit.

The President of India, Pratibha Deisngh Patil will present colors to five T-90 regiments of the White Tiger Armored Division in Babina later this month.