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Soldier of 21 Punjab Regiment injured in landmine blast on LoC

A soldier was injured in a landmine explosion on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Monday, police said. "A soldier identified as Minter Singh of 21 Punjab Regiment was seriously injured in a mine explosion on the LoC in Mendhar sector. "The ... Zee News, 2 months ago
Soldier injured in landmine blast on LoC Prokerala, 2 months ago

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Soldier dies during physical training

Soldier dies during physical training Jorasingh Darshansingh, 37, from Punjab a soldier attached to the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment died as he was undergoing physical training in the Cantonment area. He was rushed to hospital where the Doctors said he was ...
 All About Belgaum1 month ago
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Why the ex-servicemen vote can tilt the scales in Uttarakhand

The hill state of Uttarakhand has a very rich martial tradition. This is why none of the parties can afford to ignore the soldiers' constituency. This is evident once again as both the main contenders for the victory crown in the ongoing battle for the state ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

25 lakh defence pensioners in country: Government

There are over 25 lakh defence pensioners in the country of whom over 1.25 lakh are Nepali citizens, the Lok Sabha was informed today.  In written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Subhash Bhamre, Minister of State for Defence, said as on February 1, there are 25,00,631 defence pensioners with Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh topping the list.  Punjab has 2,77,985 pensioners, the highest in the country, followed by Haryana (2,71,034) and Uttar Pradesh (2,24,971).  Sikkim has ...
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Here's why you can't miss the R-Day parade

India's 68th Republic Day parade will have many firsts: contingents from the United Arab Emirates and the National Security Guard, apart from the indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas in the flypast. Here are glimpses of the colourful parade we will see on Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday: Photographs: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo and Press Information Bureau of India. Military Police daredevils, the Shwet Ashwas, who conclude the march every year by displaying their skills on ...
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'Gen Manekshaw could speak to politicians like no other chief has'

'General Manekshaw looked from left to right and said, "Gentlemen, I have come to have a look at you. I am taking a good look at your faces. When I come back after the war is over, some faces may not be here." IMAGE: Then Indian Army chief General Sam Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General B N B M Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives. Two soldiers who fought in the 1971 War along the Punjab border with Pakistan remember those days 45 years ago as ...
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Choosing an army chief: The perils of choice

With ambitious generals knowing that political patronage might be rewarded, a worrying era of politicisation of the military looms ahead, observes retired Colonel Ajai Shukla who has known Generals Rawat, Bakshi and Hariz for a long time. In 1949, when Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was appointing India's first commander-in-chief (downgraded in 1955 to 'chief of army staff'), he faced a choice between three top professionals. The senior-most was General K M Cariappa, a dead-honest Anglophile with a ...
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Country to the fore

From January 1 onwards army and air force will have new chiefs. Navy has already undergone change of command in May. The three services will be under fresh leadership in 2017 to face the complex security challenges. The change in army was mired in controversy ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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Will Gen Rawat be a better chief than Gens Bakshi and Hariz?

Over the past two decades, six of the eight army chiefs have been from the infantry and the other two from the artillery division.The appointment of either General Bakshi or General Hariz would interrupt the infantry's prolonged domination of the army command, says Ajai Shukla, a retired army officer himself.   An inevitable controversy has erupted after the government's announcement of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat as the general who will succeed General Dalbir Singh Suhag on December 31 ...
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New Pak army chief fills key posts with his men. ISI head replaced

As was expected, after taking over as Pakistan Army Chief on 29 November, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been quick to place his men in key positions. His task has, no doubt, been facilitated by the belated resignation of four Lt Generals who had been ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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