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Centre says Armed Forces stretched, turns down Delhi plea

May 06, 2021 1:11 am

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia had earlier written to Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to lend services of the Armed Forces to the state to help it set up, operationalise and run Covid health facilities with about 10,000 oxygen and 1,000 ICU beds.

Armed Forces given emergency financial powers to combat Covid

May 01, 2021 7:59 am

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said Singh “invoked special provisions and granted Emergency Financial Powers to the Armed Forces to empower them and speed up their efforts in tide over the current” second wave of the pandemic.

Indonesia navy declares lost sub sank after finding debris

April 24, 2021 6:20 pm

Indonesia's navy on Saturday reported finding items indicate that the vessel with 53 crew members was capsized and there were no survivors. While it was only presumed to be missing.

Govt delegates financial powers for capital procurement in armed forces

February 18, 2021 1:05 am

The Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved the move for projects under the head ‘Other Capital Procurement’, officials said.

‘Cadets cannot claim parity with serving military personnel’

December 11, 2020 11:21 am

HC dismisses petition of ex-cadet who sought rounding off of disability grant from 40 to 50% citing that cadets are yet to complete training are not part of the armed forces.

Sweden steps up its defense activities in Baltic Sea region

August 25, 2020 6:30 pm

The Swedish armed forces said Tuesday that it initiated a "high-readiness action" in the southeastern and southern Baltic Sea due to the "current, extensive military activity" in the region.

What is HDFC Bank Shaurya KGC Card and how to avail it?

August 14, 2020 3:13 pm

HDFC Bank Shaurya KGC Card: The new product by HDFC Bank comes with never-seen-before features and eligibility criteria specially crafted for over 45 lakh Indian armed forces personnel.

Indian Army AFMS invites application for SSC medical officer posts

July 20, 2020 7:50 am

AFMS SSC medical officer recruitment 2020: The candidates can apply through the website till August 26. The eligible candidates will be called for interview in September

Armed forces owe their operational success to intel agencies: Lt. Gen Naravane

December 21, 2019 5:06 pm

Lt. Gen Naravane was speaking at the launch of a book titled 'R N Kao - Gentleman Spymaster', authored by national security expert Nitin Gokhale in Pune.

Can’t have different medical standards for Generals: AFT

March 23, 2019 6:53 am

The Principal Bench of the AFT made these comments in its judgment in the case of a Brigadier of the Army Education Corps (AEC) who had not been promoted to the rank of Major General despite being approved by a promotion board because he was medically unfit.