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Indian Army and Navy favour theatre commands, Air Force plays the lone ranger | Latest News India

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has called a meeting on Wednesday of the tri-services and other stake holders to understand their concerns over theatre commands and iron out differences before working towards the raising of maritime and air defence commands this year. The ministry of defence had accorded acceptance in principle to theatre commands in 2017 with Prime ...

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Army brass reviews situation along LAC, LoC | Latest News India

The army brass on Thursday kicked off a two-day conference in the Capital to discuss important organisational and operational matters, including the situation along the country’s borders with China and Pakistan, officials familiar with the development said. The biennial Army Commanders’ Conference is chaired by the army chief. “The operational situation on the northern and western borders was reviewed on ...

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Army top brass reviews situation along borders with China, Pakistan | Latest News India

The army’s top brass on Thursday kicked off a two-day conference to discuss important organisational and operational matters including the situation along the country’s borders with China and Pakistan, officials familiar with the development said. The biennial Army Commanders’ Conference is chaired by the army chief. “The operational situation on the northern and western borders was reviewed on the opening ...

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Palestinian woman shot dead in West Bank after attempted attack, says Israeli army | World News

Two Palestinians were killed in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday, the first during a clash with Israeli troops in the West Bank and the second while wielding a knife at military checkpoint near Jerusalem. Reuters | , Hizma, West Bank PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 05:54 PM IST Israeli troops shot a Palestinian motorist on Wednesday who tried to ...

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Internal dissensions, estranged army and economic crisis spell trouble for Imran Khan | World News

The pandemonium in Pakistan National Assembly (PNA) during a debate on budget on Tuesday with treasury and opposition benches hurling objects and shouting expletives reflects the inability of the Imran Khan government to stem the rising political chaos in the country. Even though the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government is unlikely to face any credible political threat from either opposition alliance ...

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Indian army releases video song on 1st anniversary of Galwan clash | Latest News India

Sung by singer Hariharan, the song titled ‘Galwan ke Veer’ highlights the valour of the Indian soldiers guarding the Galwan and says the “heroes” had risen to the occasion when challenged on the mountains. By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 06:29 AM IST The Indian Army has released a video ...

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Army eyes faster mobility via dedicated rail corridors | Latest News India

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army said in a statement that it carried out its first trial run to move military hardware, including tanks, by rail along a dedicated freight corridor (DFC) in the country’s north, an approach that could, if expanded and implemented, allow the armed forces to swiftly transport equipment to shore up operational readiness, . The drill saw ...

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Two women army officers selected to train as combat pilots | Latest News India

Two women army officers have for the first time been selected to train as helicopter pilots at the force’s premier Combat Army Aviation Training School at Nashik in Maharashtra, officials familiar with the development said on Tuesday. The development comes months after army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane cleared a proposal for allowing women officers to opt for the army’s ...

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Two drones shot down above Iraq base housing US troops: Army

The Iraqi army said Sunday two drones were destroyed above a base housing US troops, one month after the same base was targeted by an armed drone. The US military’s C-RAM defence system was activated to shoot down the drones above the Ain al-Assad base, located in Iraq’s western desert, the Iraqi military said. Several hours earlier a rocket was ...

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On Indo-Pak mistrust, Army Chief Gen Naravane says it can’t change overnight | Latest News India

Srinagar: Army chief General MM Naravane on Thursday said there have been very few incidents of violence or stone pelting in Kashmir and the ceasefire with Pakistan is holding on the Line of Control (LoC), adding that the onus of holding the ceasefire lies on Pakistan. Addressing reporters during his two-day visit to Kashmir, General Naravane said all necessary steps ...

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