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Applying for govt job? May have to first serve 5 yrs in Army: Facts to know
Business Standard

Applying for govt job? May have to first serve 5 yrs in Army: ...

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has advised the government to make the five-year service with armed forces mandatory for those who seek government jobs BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at March 17, 2018 15:24 IST Army soldiers In case you are ... Business Standard, 4 days ago

Shortage of talent in India: IndiGo`s defence for cases of misconduct by staff

The Parliamentary Standing Committee said that airlines need to become passenger friendly and its staff should learn to say "please" and "Thank you". NEW DELHI: While the Parliamentary Standing Committee came down hard on airlines for reports of misconduct ...
 Zee News2 months ago

Pence's remarks on Pakistan worrisome: Tehmina Janjua

Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in a Senate Standing Committee session on Friday expressed deep concern over US Vice President Mike Pences comments on Pakistan. Making an unannounced trip to Afghanistan, Pence on Thursday ...
 Sify2 months ago

MoD informs LS about budget shortage for defence forces

The Defence Ministry on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that the army, air force and navy didnt receive nearly half of their estimated demands from the Finance Ministry because of which schemes will have to be "reprioritised." The shortfall is maximum for ...
 Deccan Herald4 hours ago

China's $ 175 billion defence budget three times higher than India's

Beijing: China on Monday hiked its defence spending to 8.1 per cent of its GDP, pegging its economic growth at 6.5 per cent in 2018. China's defence budget in 2017 was 7 per cent of the country's GDP and has been in single digit since 2013, but this year's ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Is defence hike enough to modernise armed forces?

'Given the importance of equipment modernisation, the overall defence budget should rise at least at the same pace as salaries and pensions, so that equipment modernisation is not hit,' observes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Bridge Layer Tank T-72 displayed during the Republic Day parade, January 26, 2018. Photograph: @adgpi/Twitter The defence budget, which the Union government presented on Thursday, February 1, underlines serious issues around the structure of the army, navy and air force and the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Parliamentary panel raps Centre over attack on defence establishments

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday rapped the government over repeated terror attacks on defence establishments and raised concern over their perimeter security, giving example of an attack on Sunjuwan Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir.In one of the seven reports ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Are we ready to fight the wars of the future?

'We must look at the entire question of military preparedness anew, taking into account the new realities,' says Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and General Bipin Rawat on a visit to the forward areas along the Line of Control in Kashmir, September 29, 2017. Photgraph: ANI Not many may now remember that the Indian Army's manpower, less than 300,000 before the India-China war of 1962, gradually increased to 825,000 following it. This was authorised by ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Budget dashed hopes of the Army, says Vice Chief Lt General Sarath Chand

The Budget allocation for 2018-19 has "dashed the hopes" of the Army and the marginal increase is barely enough to meet inflation as 68% of the force's equipment falls in the "vintage category", Army Vice Chief Lt General Sarath Chand has told a parliamentary ...
 DNA1 week ago

Pompeo an advocate of tough policy on Pakistan

Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, who has been nominated by United States President Donald Trump to be his next Secretary of State, is seen as an advocate of a tough policy on Pakistan. Trump, in a tweet, announced to fire Rex Tillerson as his top diplomat. Trump, said he personally decided to fire Tillerson, because of the differences he had with the former Exxon CEO on a range of issues. While he did not give a laundry list of such differences except for saying that they were ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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