Awarded the Padma Shri, Arjun award and the Kirti Chakra, India’s second-highest peace-time gallantry award, Kumar was fondly known as ‘Bull’ in the army
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 01:12 PM IST
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Aditi finished her graduation in mass communication from Symbiosis College, Pune this summer and she is also the topper of her batch 2017-2020
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 01:09 PM IST
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General Bipin Rawat was also briefed about the Sino-Indo stand-off along the LAC in eastern Ladakh and arrangements being made for a long haul in view of the ensuing winter, when mountain passes to Ladakh are snowed under and road connectivity gets blocked
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 11:36 AM IST
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HT reported on Thursday that the defence ministry has sent the names of three two-star ranked officers from the army, air force and navy to the government for appointment as joint secretaries in department of military affairs. These officers will be appointed as joint secretaries handling army, air force and navy.
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 04:32 AM IST
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat said the country’s armed forces are poised for the biggest reorganisation ever with the creation of the “Air Defence Command.”
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 07:07 AM IST
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When asked if he has finalised which theatre commands would be finally created, the CDS Gen Bipin Rawat said that though he was “final in my mind” but he would like to “discuss this with the three service chiefs”.
Updated on Feb 04, 2020 08:38 PM IST
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Supply of arms and ammunition to friendly neighbouring countries such as Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Maldives will also come under the purview of the department of military affairs (DMA) headed by General Bipin Rawat.
Published on Jan 18, 2020 02:36 PM IST
In the last few days, CDS General Bipin Rawat held series of meetings with important functionaries of the defence ministry and the three services exploring ways to bring in inter-service synergy and jointness in a time bound manner.
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 05:02 AM IST
UPSC CDS admit card 2020: UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) I 2020 admit card was released on Thursday, January 9, 2020 on the official website of Union Public Service Commission at upsc.gov.in.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Nilesh Mathur
A defence ministry spokesperson said on Thursday that Bipin Rawat has set a June 30 deadline for the proposal to be submitted.
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 08:13 AM IST
“Actions speak louder than words. The country will soon come to know how the CDS will work,” party spokesperson Sushmita Dev told reporters.
Published on Jan 02, 2020 01:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiHT Correspondent
General Rawat’s first public comments after taking over came on the day PM Narendra Modi said the appointment of the CDS was a “momentous and comprehensive reform” that would help India face challenges of modern warfare and that the position carried the “tremendous responsibility of modernising our military forces”.
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 11:57 PM IST
A gazette notification issued by the government on Monday created a new department of military affairs or Sainya Karta Vibhag that will be headed by India’s first CDS.
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 02:17 AM IST
As CDS, General Rawat will be the principal military adviser to the defence minister on all matters related to the tri-services.
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 02:01 AM IST
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Those who have known the 61-year-old general for several decades say Rawat thinks outside the box, takes hard decisions and is not afraid of challenging the status quo.
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 02:27 AM IST
The KRC recommended the creation of a CDS as a means to provide single-point professional military advice to the political leadership and to also achieve synergy in the working of the three forces.
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 01:12 AM IST
The Red Fort announcement to synergise capabilities and bring about change in our military structures will need strong political intervention and follow-up to translate concept into reality.
Published on Sep 04, 2019 10:40 AM IST
The exam will be conducted over various centres in 41 cities across India for admission in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) and others.
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 04:07 PM IST
The CDS Exam II will be conducted on November 18, 2018. Candidates who have applied for the examination can visit upsc.gov.in or upsconline.nic.in and download their hall ticket either by entering their roll number or registration ID.
Published on Oct 25, 2018 03:47 PM IST