Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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Topic: Indian Army

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Army to set up 3D-printed permanent defences against China at LAC amid infra push

Army has also pushed for massive road & tunnel construction in Ladakh as well as in Arunachal & Sikkim to strengthen its capability to quickly launch an operation and sustain forward troops.

‘Stable but unpredictable’, says Army Chief of situation at LAC, no reduction in Chinese troops

Gen Manoj Pande said solution to five of seven friction points achieved through talks. Meanwhile the army is undergoing transformations to make it a modern, future-ready force.

SC refused to abolish domestic work for Army Sahayaks. But Agniveer era can end it

While organisational and social changes can still reform the Indian military. preventing the misuse of employees for domestic chores in govt structures remains a tough ask.

How ‘graveyard’ of Russian tanks in Ukraine is upending armour doctrines worldwide & for India

Decimation of Russian tanks suggests heavy armour is no longer enough to dominate the battlefield. The 2nd of a 3-part series on lessons for India’s military from the Ukraine war.

‘Extraordinary battle’ — How Col. Leena Gurav took on the Army 12 times in court, and won

The Supreme Court is currently hearing Gurav’s thirteenth case. If she wins, she could be promoted to the rank of brigadier and be in the reckoning to head the Army’s JAG wing.

October belongs to Infantry—Kashmir ’47 to China ’62. India must invest in the foot-soldier

Autumn 1947 Kashmir, high Himalayas 1962, and steamy tropical jungles of northern Sri Lanka 1987 just happen to be Infantry stomping grounds.

‘Global interest in India-modified M4’ — South African defence firm wants to manufacture in India

Paramount Group in talks with India's Kalyani Group to expand operations as many countries have expressed interest in India-specific modified M4 vehicles, the most capable variant.

Modi govt’s self-reliance goals for Army forcing India to attempt an impossible task

One simply cannot produce all the military systems required to equip the Indian armed forces in the current context. Import bans are already a cause of concern.

Bodies of 2 Army personnel recovered after chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh

An Advanced Light Helicopter crashed near Tuting area in Arunachal's Upper Siang district Friday. Efforts are being made to recover the third body, Army officials said.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

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The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.