CDS Current Affairs, GK & News

February 25: First anniversary of National War Memorial commemorated

On February 25, 2020, the first anniversary of National War Memorial was commemorated. The CDS Bipin Rawat paid tribute to the memorial and so did several other leaders of the country. The Memorial was inaugurated by PM Modi on February 25, 2019. Highlights The memorial was dedicated by the Prime Minster to honour the fallen ..

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Facts Box: Thal Sena Bhawan, the new Army Headquarters

The Defence Minister Rajanth Singh recently laid foundation stone to construct a new Army Headquarters in Delhi Cantontment. The building has been named “Thal Sena Bhawan”. Highlights The building is designed as a rising sun and is spread over 39 acres. The new department that integrates army, navy and air force is to be placed ..

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First Integrated Tri-Service Command to be set up in June by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

The Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat aims to set up an integrated tri-service command for the first time by June 2020. This command will be headed by an Air Marshal. Highlights The talks among the CDS, Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane have begun regarding the creation of ..

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GoI fixes upper age limit of CDS post as 65

Government of India has fixed the upper age limit of CDS post as 65. The post is of great importance as he will serve as the military advisor of the government and will also possess nuclear powers. He will also head the agencies like space and cyber that were formed recently. Any Chief in the ..

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India to get its First Chief of Defence Staff

The Cabinet Committee On Security (CCS) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the creation of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post that will function as a single point of contact for different branches of armed forces. CCS also approved the report of a high-level committee headed by National Security Advisor Ajit ..

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