Eastern Command

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Siachen Soldiers won't have to wait 90-days for a bath

02 Jan 2019

Siachen Soldiers won't have to wait 90-days for a bath

Soldiers deployed in Siachen glacier may soon be able to bathe during their three-month posting, courtesy waterless hygiene products.

#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory

16 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory

Every year, India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate nation's greatest military victory.

Indian troops battle Naga insurgents along Indo-Myanmar border

27 Sep 2017

Indian troops battle Naga insurgents along Indo-Myanmar border

A firefight broke out between Indian Army troops and Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) along the Indo-Myanmar border in the early hours of Wednesday.

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

03 Jan 2017

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

01 Jan 2017

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

31 Dec 2016

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

19 Dec 2016

Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo

In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.

Government announces new army, air force, security chief

18 Dec 2016

Government announces new army, air force, security chief

The government announced the names of the new air force and army chief, while also listing the new heads for India's security agencies.