Chief of the Army Staff Current Affairs, GK & News
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has become the new chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC). He succeeded IAF chief – Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. The COSC is consists of chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior most member is appointed its chairperson. The Chairman of ..
Topics: Air chief marshal • Birender Singh Dhanoa • Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee • Chief of the Army Staff • Military • Military of India • Ministry of Defence • Rawat • Recipients of the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
Union Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh has approved certain decisions regarding re-organisation of Army Headquarters. This approval for restructuring of Army headquarters was part of four studies conducted by Army for a leaner and more efficient force. Key Decisions Taken Defence Minister approved setting up separate bodies to probe allegations of wrongdoings against officials with ..
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General (Retd.) Dalbir Singh Suhag has been appointed as India’s new high commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly. His appointment comes amid deepening military ties between India and the island nation. Incidentally, Suhag was the chief of army staff when India conducted surgical raids across the ..
The 71st Army Day is celebrated across the country on 15th January 2019 to commemorate the day when Lieutenant General (later Field Marshal) Kodandera M. Carriappa (C-in-C) took over the command of Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army post Independence. KM ..
Topics: Army Day • Book:Field marshal • Cariappa • Chief of the Army Staff • Field marshals • Five-star rank • Government of India • Indian Army • K. M. Cariappa • Military • Military ranks • Sam Manekshaw
Former Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag has been awarded the United States (US) ‘Legion of Merit (Degree of commander)’ on August 17, 2018, at Pentagon, Washington DC. The award was given to Singh for exceptionally meritorious service as Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) from August 2014 to December 2016. With this, he became ..