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Supreme Court permits Permanent Commissioning of Women Officers in Defence

On February 17, 2020, the Supreme Court of India upheld the judgement of Delhi High Court over the issue of commissioning of women officers in Indian Army. Highlights The Supreme Court has granted permission to commission women officers in the Indian Army. Earlier, permanent service commission for women were not allowed, especially in combat units. ..

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US will not send ground troops in Iraq

US President Barack Obama has insisted that US ground troops will not return to Iraq despite proposals from his top military commander who suggested that the option of sending combat troops to Iraq may be considered later if the airstrikes and the coalition seem ineffective against ISIS. Addressing the US Central Command in Florida, President ..

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