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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Rahul Singh

Rahul Singh


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

articles by Rahul Singh (1556 results)
Oct 14, 2019 01:33
Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh said anger over scrapping Article 370 was subsiding in the Kashmir valley but Pakistan was trying its best to reinvigorate the terror machinery. read more
Oct 08, 2019 22:45
While the first Rafale has been formally inducted in the Indian Air Force (IAF), the first batch of four jets will fly to their home base in India next April-May. The first 18 jets will arrive by February 2021, with the remainder 18 expected in April-May,... read more
Oct 07, 2019 02:42
The tactical mobility will enable quick insertion of the howitzers in areas close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, which can move weapons, equipment and troops at a swifter pace because of better infrastructure, he said. read more
Oct 05, 2019 23:27
The Dong village, which receives the first sun rays in India and is located 20 km south of Kibithu along Lohit River, could be the centerpiece of the proposed army plan to unlock the tourism potential of this region that borders China and Myanmar, he... read more
Oct 02, 2019 23:53
Indian officers served Mao’s favourite liquor at official banquets, ceremonial events read more
Sep 25, 2019 23:38
The IAF currently operates a fleet of six Russian-origin Ilyushin-78 tankers that are plagued by maintenance problems and more refuellers are required to stay prepared to counter China in the eastern sector. read more
Sep 25, 2019 23:26
The air strikes against the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror base were India’s response to the Pulwama suicide car bomb attack in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force men were killed on February 14. read more
Sep 24, 2019 23:42
Mooted by army chief, General Bipin Rawat, the proposal to give civilians access to the glacier is at an initial stage but is being considered seriously, one of the officers cited above said on condition of anonymity. read more
Sep 19, 2019 17:39
Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria : Traditionally, service chiefs have been appointed on the basis of seniority – the officer who is senior-most officer on the day a chief retires is named his successor. read more
Sep 18, 2019 05:54
The HTT-40 is currently undergoing a string of elaborate tests at HAL to demonstrate that it is safe for rookie pilots and meets IAF’s exacting standards for trainer planes. Test pilots have wrapped up intensive flight tests but some brutal trials are... read more
Sep 17, 2019 23:49
Capital expenditure of Rs 23,156 crore earmarked for navy in defence budget for 2019-20 isn’t sufficient to meet its requirements and the service plans to demand at least Rs 20,000 crore more to support its modernisation efforts. read more
Sep 15, 2019 08:15
The Kolkata-headquartered Eastern Command on Saturday tweeted a message of condolence along with images of the memorial service where soldiers can be seen saluting the canine’s mortal remains covered in wreaths. read more
Sep 14, 2019 05:21
The capital expenditure of Rs 39,300 crore earmarked for IAF in this year’s budget is not enough to upgrade capabilities and more money needs to be pumped in to avoid a funding crisis, said an official. read more
Sep 04, 2019 00:46
The reasons for the likely change in the schedule for the talks between the Special Representatives, and the change in the top Indian general’s visit to China, could not immediately be ascertained. read more