Page-57 of Indian Army Current Affairs, GK & News

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958(AFSPA)

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram recently said that a consensus is being built to amend Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA). The minister said that the Act can be amended only after a consensus is built among the government.Regarding Jammu & Kashmir, he said that if  the state withdraws the Disturbed Areas Act, AFSPA ..

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Controversy on ultra-light howitzers acquisition through FMS

In 2010, the Government of India had authorised an outright purchase of 145 ultra-light howitzers from the US. The ultra-light howitzers are for the mountain artillery divisions of the Indian Army to be used in high-altitude frontiers opposite Pakistan and China and can be lifted by Helicopters. This acquisition was from the Foreign Military Sales ..

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Current Affairs : April 13, 2010

Appointments:SSB Jharkhand Chairman: A K ChugA K Chug, IAS and member of Revenue Council has bee appointed as next chairman of Staff Selection Board of Jharkhand. Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court: Justice Aftab Hussain SaikiaJustice Aftab Hussain Saikia was administered the oath of office by Jammu & Kashmir Governor N N Vohra ..

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Understanding India’s Defense System part 1

330 T90ArjunTunguska M1 Air defence systemBM-30 Smerch:MBRLPinaka MBRL: 330 T-90The T-90 is a Russian main battle tank (MBT) derived from the T-72, and is currently the most modern tank in service with the Russian Ground Forces, Naval Infantry and the Indian Army. The customized Indian version is 310T-90S. In 2001, India bought 310 T-90S tanks ..

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