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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Rahul Singh

Rahul Singh


Rahul Singh covers military affairs. He has been a journalist for 18 years.

articles by Rahul Singh (1455 results)
Jul 13, 2019 06:33
Last month, CBI booked unnamed officials of the IAF and the defence ministry, Pilatus Aircraft Limited and absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari for allegedly influencing the sale of 75 basic trainers ordered in 2012. read more
Jul 10, 2019 22:42
The Israeli tech search search-and-rescue systems will be brought in following the AN-32 crash on June 3rd, in Arunachal Pradesh. read more
Jul 08, 2019 23:07
His comments are in line with India’s rejection of the OHCHR’s first report, released in June 2018, on human rights abuse in the state. read more
Jul 04, 2019 06:06
A medical downgrade entitles a soldier to better retirement benefits. On average for the same rank, a disability pension can be 20 to 50% more than a normal one, plus tax exemption. read more
Jun 23, 2019 07:10
India’s armed forces and paramilitary wings have asked the government for an exemption from the new, more stringent vehicle emission restrictions that are supposed to kick in from next year. read more
Jun 15, 2019 05:53
According to three senior IAF officers, who asked not to be named, the AN-32, seen as a workhorse for the force, may be taken off duties that involve flying over mountainous regions and oceans out of safety concerns. read more
Jun 12, 2019 01:51
A Mi-17 helicopter, among the scores of aircraft involved in the massive search, sighted the wreckage at 12,000 feet near a small village called Lipo that has a population of about 120, a statement by the Indian Air Force said. read more
Jun 08, 2019 23:39
The announcement, described as unprecedented by air force officers, comes after a massive search and rescue operation to trace the missing aircraft yielded no results for the sixth consecutive day. read more
Jun 07, 2019 01:04
This is in response to a recent request by the President of the Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who is a cricket buff. read more
Jun 06, 2019 22:18
This is the first military contract to be inked by the new government, said one of the officials cited above. The bombs are an emergency purchase and likely to be delivered by the year-end, said an official. read more
Jun 06, 2019 15:27
In his first public engagement after taking over as the external affairs minister, Jaishankar also touched on the US-China trade dispute arguing that that every clash presented an opportunity. read more
Jun 05, 2019 02:02
India is buying 24 Lockheed Martin-Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters to strengthen the navy’s anti-submarine\/anti-surface warfare and surveillance capabilities. read more
Jun 04, 2019 23:34
According to the new directive, the use of the third person in addressing senior officers is to be discouraged, their full title is not to be used repeatedly in speeches, and refreshments and meals have to simple and “devoid of ostentation”. read more
Jun 04, 2019 00:34
The aircraft involved in the search for the missing plane include C-130J special operations aircraft, AN-32s, Mi-17 choppers and the army’s advanced light helicopters. Some ground reports were received on the possible location of a crash site. read more