Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC takes charge as the 25thChief of Air Staff took over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremony held at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) on Decemebr 31, 2016.
General Bipin Rawat has taken over as the 27th Chief of the Army Staff. The General Officer was tenanting the appointment of the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) of the Indian Army from 01 Sep 2016. General Bipin Rawat was commissioned in the Fifth Battalion of the Eleven Gorkha Rifles in December 1978, from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, where he was awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’.
Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht took over the reins of National Cadet Corps (NCC) as its Director General on 23 December 2016.
Travel has become part of the culture in India. More and more people are taking vacations every year regardless of the season. From couples on honeymoon to families vacationing to spend time together, and from solo backpackers to luxury travelers, all kinds of people are exploring India in all its glory. Thanks to the boom […]
Congress leader Satyvrat Chaturvedi appeared to go against his party’s line on Monday, when he said that the final decision in the selection of the army chief lies in the hands of the government of the day. “Seniority is an important consideration, but it is not the only consideration. Qualification is also an important factor. So, the […]
Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC will takeover as Chief of Air Staff on 31 December 2016, on retirement of Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha PVSM AVSM VM ADC. Air Marshal BS Dhanoa will be the 25th Chief of the IAF since independence.
In a bid to to consolidate existing Maritime Cooperation initiatives as well as explore new avenues, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC is currently on an official visit to Japan commencing Monday, the 19th of December 2016.
Coming at a time when the country has faced a high level of insurgency from Pakistan, the government has announced the appointment of Lt General Bipin Rawat as the new Army Chief from January 1, 2017 to succeed the present Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag.
“I am happy to note that many of the latest equipment currently deployed by the Indian Armed Forces have been provided to Mauritius,” Parrikar.
In the first ever visit by an Indian Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, arrived in Mauritius on December 10 on a two day visit. Parrikar was the Special Guest of Honour at the Commissioning Ceremony of Indian made CGS Victory and two Chetak Helicopters.