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Nepal Army chief to be conferred with title of Indian Army ‘General’ during India visit

Kathmandu [Nepal]: Nepal Army Chief General Prabhu Ram Sharma on Tuesday departed for New Delhi for a four-day visit to India on the official invitation of Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.“Nepal Army Chief General Prabhu Ram Sharma departs for New Delhi for a four-day visit to India on the official invitation of Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane,” said Nepal Army spokesperson. In course of his India visit, Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Sharma is scheduled to be honoured with the title of Honorary ‘General of Indian Army’ by the President of India, reported Khabarhud“According to the NA Directorate of Public Relations, India’s President Ram Nath Kovind will present him the title on November 10. The presentation of the title of Honorary General to the Army Chief of each country by Nepal and India remains as a unique military tradition,” the…

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Gen. Dev Raj Sharma Awarded

New Delhi [India]: Indian Coast Guard’s senior-most technical officer Inspector General Dev Raj Sharma was awarded the President’s Tatrakshak medal by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the investiture ceremony on Saturday.Inspector General Sharma, who hails from Sanjauli, a place near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, has served in the Indian Coast Guard in various assignments over the past three and half decades. He is presently posted as the Deputy Director General (Material and Maintenance) at the Coast Guard Headquarters in New Delhi.The officer qualified for aviation technical sub-set earlier in his illustrious career and got the opportunity of holding appointments in both dimensions, surface as well as air arm, of the service. Inspector General Sharma has held several key appointments, prominent among them are Deputy/Joint Director (Air Material), Joint Director (Recruitment and Training), Director (Fleet Maintenance), Principal Director (Air Acquisition) at Coast Guard Headquarters, New…

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India anticipated Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, says CDS Bipin Rawat

New Delhi [India]: India had anticipated the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, everything that’s happening now was anticipated only the timelines have changed, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.Speaking at an Observer Research Foundation event on “The India-US Partnership: Securing the 21st Century” in New Delhi, the CDS said: “Everything that has happened was something that had been anticipated, only the timelines have changed. From the Indian perspective, we were anticipating the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.” “Timeline has surprised us because were anticipating this happening maybe a couple of months down the line. But it’s pretty much the same – same Taliban that was there 20 years ago,” he added.Speaking further, General Rawat said: “News reports and news from ex-pats who have come from there are all telling us the kind of activities that Taliban is into. All that has…

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Xi Jinping Promotes PLA Commander Xu Qiling To The Rank Of General

Chinese President Xi Jinping has promoted Xu Qiling, Commander of the People’s Liberation Army’s Western Theatre Command which oversees the borders with India, to the rank of a General, amid the continued standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. Xi, who is also Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) – the overall high command of the PLA, promoted 58-year-old Xu to the rank of General – the highest rank for officers in active service in China. The other officers who were promoted to the rank of General included Commander of the Southern Theatre Command Wang Xiubin, Commander of the PLA Army Liu Zhenli, and Commander of the PLA Strategic Support (Missile) Force Ju Qiansheng, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Xi presented certificates of the orders he signed to them at a ceremony held by the CMC in Beijing on…