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  • Accompanied by General-officer-commanding, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army chief visited troops along the LoC to review the prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of Jammu-based White Knight Corps. Gen Naravane was briefed by General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Harsha Gupta and some commanders.

    Sher Gill believes that irrespective of gender one has to put the best efforts in completing such tasks. “We have come a long way (since the induction of women into the army began). Things in the army happen gradually. Nothing happens overnight. I am sure in the near future things will get better and we will get more opportunities,” she asserted.

    The equipment and the personal kit of the troops were examined and reviewed by Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane during his trip to Siachen in the second week of January.

    The encounter broke out in the district's Khrew area when the security forces had launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.

    A Delhi court Tuesday allowed Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, accused of inciting people during an anti-CAA protest at Jama Masjid here...

    Washington blamed Qassem Soleimani for masterminding attacks by Iran-aligned militias against U.S. forces in the region. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the Jan. 3 drone strike in Iraq after an escalation that began in December with missile strikes that killed an American contractor, which Washington blamed on an Iran-aligned militia in Iraq.

    Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, is due to address the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering of global business and political leaders, where US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker. The 50th edition of the meeting sees the return of Trump after he pulled out in 2019.

    Sepoy Prince Kumar (25), a resident of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, was posted in 112 Territorial Army and was on guard duty when he shot himself at Chinar camp in Rehambal area on Friday, a police official said. The official said that the motive behind the extreme step was not known immediately.

    “The Khrew operation resumed this (Wednesday) morning after being suspended on Tuesday night. So far, there is no confirmation of any militant being killed there... We have reports of presence of two militants there and the search is on,” Singh told reporters on the sidelines of a wreath-laying ceremony of the slain SPO Shahbaz Ahmad.

    This is also the first order of a senior military appointment issued through the Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat. The post of Vice Chief of Army Staff fell vacant after Lieutenant General MM Naravane, then vice chief, was elevated as the Chief of Army Staff.

    “Abrogation of Article 370 will help Jammu and Kashmir integrate with the mainstream. The historic step has disrupted the proxy war by our western neighbour,” Naravane said during his first speech at the 72nd Army Day function at the Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment.

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