Qualitative Requirements (QRs) for the 50,000 BPJs being bought from revenue expenditure stipulate that the BPJs be tested by firing 7.62×54 (R) steel core rounds.
In his complaint, Major Arora states that “I hereby undertake to produce strong evidence so as to prove this complaint in front of the Court of Inquiry, if ordered.”
Lt Gen K J Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command, inaugurated the event by releasing tri-coloured balloons symbolising Indian victory in the 1965 war.
Till the exact nature of the agreement emerges, Northeast states have been advised not to speculate over its details.
The Army has begun Summary General Courts Martial (SGCM) proceedings in Chandimandir of 24 jawans involved in a fracas in an artillery unit in Ladakh in 2012.
The soldiers had mistaken their own men to be militants.
It will be issued free of cost only once every 12 months to the airmen, unlike the canvas PT shoe which is issued every six months.
Rai replaced Lt Gen Philip Campose, who superannuated last evening. He was the Eastern Army Commander prior to his appointment as VCOAS.
After hearing gunshots, other jawans rushed to the spot and shifted him to hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.
Confirming imposition of curfew in the town, Rajouri Deputy Commissioner, Deepti Uppal, told The Indian Express that the Army has been asked to carry out flag march.
Army acknowledged that there are attempts to attract the youth by such groups through social media which is having “some impact” and steps are needed to counter it.
The two terrorist had sneaked into the Indian territory from across the LoC at Balnoi, sources said that the troops opened fire when they tried to flee on being challenged by them.
The court will hear the case next on August 24.
Crime Branch inspector Manish Nakum, who is investigating the case, said he was yet to see papers related to the case.
The state government has not announced any inquiry so far.