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IAF celebrates 89th anniversary

Indian Air Force is celebrating its 89th Foundation Day on October 8, 2021. Key facts Air Force Day parade is being held at the Hindon airbase, Ghaziabad. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh are attending the event. The parade was ..

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Swarnim Vijay Varsh Victory Flame arrived Dahung in Arunachal Pradesh

The Swarnim Vijay Varsh Mashaal or victory flame arrived at Dahung in Arunachal Pradesh on September 12, 2021 after touring the Country. Highlights Victory flame was moved throughout the country to the 50 years of victory over Pakistan during 1971 Indo-Pak War. It was received at Sessa, Arunachal Pradesh with full military honours. During escort ..

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India-Bangladesh to hold virtual summit

On September 30, 2020, India and Bangladesh will hold 6th round of Joint Consultative Commission meet. The summit is to be held between the Prime Ministers of both the countries. Highlights The announcement about the summit was made by the External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar. Along with this, he also made the following announcements ..

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Air Vice Marshal Chandan Singh Rathore passed away

On March 29, 2020, the Mahavir Chakra recipient Air Vice Marshall Chandan Singh Rathore died at his Jodhpur residence. His services during the 1962 war and 1971 war were impeccable. 1971 war During the 1971 war with Pakistan, for the liberation of Bangladesh, he planned and executed the helicopter operations. Under his directions the Indian ..

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Assam: No Govt. jobs for people with more than 2 children

On October 21, 2019, the Assam Cabinet decided that no Government jobs will be provided to persons with more than 2 children after 1 January 2021. In September 2017, the Assam government had passed the “Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam”. Under the policy, job candidates with two children alone would be eligible for ..

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