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Army Chief honours President's Colours to Marathali battalions
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Army Chief honours President's Colours to Marathali battalions

[India], November 4 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has presented the President's Colours to two battalions of the Maratha Light Infantry regiment in Karnataka's Belgaum city. 23 Maratha Light Infantry and 24 Maratha Light Infantry were ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

Israeli army pledges help to embattled Syrian Golan village

The Israeli army today issued a rare statement in support of a government-held village in Syria's Golan Heights, pledging not to allow it to be taken by attacking rebel forces.The army was ready to "prevent Hader from being harmed or occupied, as part of our ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Is this how we treat our soldiers?

Whilst politicians promise to uphold the honour and interests of our soldiers, the very opposite is being done, says Karan Thapar. IMAGE: The army's ranking has been systematically lowered since Independence, says Karan Thapar.So much so that the army chief, who commands a force of over a million soldiers, is today considered junior to the attorney general! Photograph: Fayaz Kabli/Reuters Politicians never lose an opportunity to praise our armed forces, none more so than the present prime ...
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Iran's Supreme Leader appoints new navy chief

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's Supreme Leader has appointed a new navy chief.The report by the TV's website today said that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Admiral General Hossein Khanzadi as Iran's new navy commander. His predecessor, ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Military-civil rift over rank parity continues

A high-level panel looking into parity between military and civilian employees working under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has not reached a consensus on the subject, a year after being set up, triggering friction between the armed forces and the government.
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Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

'Given the present force levels, India cannot fight and win.''India can't hope to terminate the conflict on India's terms and impose the nation's will upon the adversaries,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). On October 5th, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, the chief of the air staff, said, 'The Indian Air Force is capable of effectively countering any threat from China while engaging in a two-front war also involving Pakistan.' One month earlier, on September 6, 2017, the army chief, General ...
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Salute the Special Forces for the Surgical Strikes!

'India showcased its ability to launch multiple Special Forces strikes simultaneously across a well defended front.''Through these strikes Pakistan was given a glimpse of the full range of India's military capabilities,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). On the night of September 28, 2016, several teams of the Special Forces of the Indian Army crossed the Line of Control, walked stealthily through gaps in the forward defences of the Pakistan army. The highly trained commandos quietly made ...
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As killings unfold in Rakhine, Rohingyas in India struck with worry and fear

The ongoing exodus from Rakhine means that nearly half of Myanmar’s one million Rohingyas may have been forced from their homes, a new statement by Brussels based Crisis Group says. Since 25 August, UNHCR says more than 2.9 lakh Rohingyas have crossed ...
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Sitharaman has a lot to do

'She has to get the funds, cut through bureaucratic flab, speed up modernisation, ensure planned acquisitions stick to timelines, make organisational changes and ensure the military is capable of performing the task that it is given,' says Brigadier S K Chatterjee (retd). The spotlight is on Nirmala Sitharaman. She has already shattered the glass ceiling and India has its first woman defence minister in saddle. The obvious question is what are her likely priorities as she settles down in the ...
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20 militants killed in Somalia military base attack

At least 20 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and several others injured early on Sunday when the insurgents raided a military base on the outskirts of Somalia's coastal city of Kismayo.Brigadier-General Ismail Sahardid of the Somalia National Army (SNA) ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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