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Friday, January 24, 2020

Man Aman Singh Chhina


Amarinder tip for British actor after ‘1917’ remark: Read some history
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Fox’s remark on the movie, which has been nominated under the Best Picture category for the forthcoming Oscars, has triggered an uproar among Indians and Sikhs in the UK and military historians.

Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait missing at Attari border complex even year after inauguration
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Earlier, Gandhi’s portrait was prominently displayed on the Indian side of the border facing Pakistan, while the Pakistani side has the photograph of Mohammad Ali Jinnah on display.

AFT stays result of JAG Brigadier selection process
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

The petitioner, Colonel Leena Gaurav, is the first woman officer of the Army to have attained the rank of Colonel in a branch of service other than the Army Medical Corps (AMC).

Brigadiers in MES not entitled to grade pay of civilian Chief Engineers, rules SC
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The SC, in its judgment, has said that the Court has clearly laid down that the classification of military personnel as different class from non-military personnel is permissible and valid.

Punjab House accepts privilege report that seeks to punish part-time journalist
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Congress MLA Kulbir Singh Zira had made the breach of privilege complaint against Parminder Singh Bariana, who is a Punjabi teacher at a government high school in Hoshiarpur district. The report was placed in Assembly Friday.

Punjab Assembly goes a step beyond Kerala: Scrap CAA, change NPR forms
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

This is exactly what happened in Germany in the 1930s, CM tells house

CAA: After Kerala, Punjab Govt will seek House rejection today
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Punjab’s move Friday will coincide with a meeting called in New Delhi by the Union Home Ministry to discuss modalities for the Census 2020 and NPR. It will be attended by Chief Secretaries and Census Directors of all states. Opposition parties say the NPR is a “prelude” to the NRC.

Punjab Cabinet nod to appointment of two as DSPs: Illegal, arbitrary, says Cheema, reminds Amarinder Singh of 2004
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Monday accused the Captain Amarinder Singh government of taking “illegal” and “arbitrary decisions” and making appointments through back door.

Brigadier who led the bloodied IPKF push at Jaffna, and never regretted it
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

The name of the town of Jaffna has resonated for long in the Indian Army, particularly among the units that fought to capture it from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in October 1987 as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF).

Arms theft at 50 armoured regiment: Army CoI blames chain of command for lapses
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

The Indian Express had earlier reported the theft of the rifles in September last year from the unit.

Punjab: Year later, PEP in doldrums as Sukhpal Singh Khaira goes off political radar
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Launched on January 8, 2019, the PEP is staring at political oblivion with Khaira having taken back his resignation as AAP MLA from the Legislative Assembly and another senior leader of the party, Jaitu MLA, Baldev Singh, also having gone back into AAP fold in order to save his Assembly seat and to avoid disqualification

Lt Gen P N Hoon, Corps Commander during Op Meghdoot, passes away
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Lt Gen Hoon had another brush with history when he commanded the Western Army headquartered at Chandimandir during one of the biggest military exercises of the sub-continent, Operation Brasstacks, through parts of 1986 and 1987

Punjab BJP chief’s election nears final phase, Chouhan in Ludhiana today
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

There have been several indications that the party may consider going it alone in the polls without a pre-poll alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal.

Cong taking away Shamlat land to give it to business houses close to party leaders: Harpal Singh Cheema
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

"Industries are lying closed in Batala in Mandi Gobindgarh. Why not make efforts to re-start these industries? Congress has an anti-Dalit bent of mind. We are 100 per cent sure that the Shamlat land will be handed over to certain favoured business houses in the garb of land pool."

Military Literature Festival: When Army Commander’s security person took a stand
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

The Special Forces jawan of the Army, dressed in combat fatigues and carrying a sophisticated semi-automatic weapon, was standing outside Venue A of the Military Literature Festival where the Chief Minister was taking part in a panel discussion.

Former IAF chief says Balakot strike was message that Pak will pay price for attacks in India
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa further said, “The government’s political will was very clear — to tell the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Pakistani establishment that such attacks would come at a cost and no matter where you are, be it Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) or Pakistan, we will get you. That is the message of Balakot,” he said.

Gen VP Malik: Vendors supplied substandard ammunition, outdated sat photos during Kargil conflict
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

General Malik said the Army placed orders for the 124 indigenous Arjun tanks at a much higher cost despite the fact that Russian T-90 tanks were much cheaper in comparison.

‘Needs to be asked why successive govts in US failed to have a serious strategy for Pak’
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

“US knew that Pakistan was being perfidious but it continued to pay that country money. We are now in a more dangerous situation than we were on 10/11. Pakistan is more aggressive,” said Christine Fair.

‘Greater focus on tech sharing between UK and Indian military need of hour’
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

In 2021, we will have the Carrier Strike Group coming into the Indian Ocean region and will jointly exercise with Indian Navy, said Brigadier Gavin Thompson.

Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh: Badnore says Punjab is Bharat, Bharat is Punjab; pushes for defence expo
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Badnore hoped that the next edition of the festival would see the showcasing of defence technology. He appreciated that one of the panel discussions during this festival focuses upon ‘Make in India’.