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#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi
India

#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi

India will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), who will head all three forces- Navy, Army, and Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.
Battling dowry, this woman from Gujarat cracked UPSC
India

Battling dowry, this woman from Gujarat cracked UPSC

36-year-old Komal Ganatra cleared the Civil Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, in 2012.
Delhi: In a first, mother, daughter receive PhD degrees together
India

Delhi: In a first, mother, daughter receive PhD degrees together

Getting a PhD is a huge achievement and a memorable experience. However, for 56-year-old Mala Dutta, whose dream of receiving a PhD came true 34 years after college, it was even more memorable.
Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"
India

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".
Reports of jawan's abduction from home are untrue: Defense Ministry
India

Reports of jawan's abduction from home are untrue: Defense Ministry

The Defense Ministry, in a tweet, clarified the army jawan, who was reported to have been kidnapped by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, is safe.
Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents
Politics

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".
Women officers soon eligible for permanent careers in #IndianArmy branches
India

Women officers soon eligible for permanent careers in #IndianArmy branches

The Defense Ministry has announced that women inducted as short-service commissioned (SSC) officers will soon be eligible for permanent careers in all the 10 branches of the Indian Army.
Taliban attack joint US-Afghan base, kill 23 Afghan security forces
World

Taliban attack joint US-Afghan base, kill 23 Afghan security forces

At least 23 Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a joint US-Afghan base in southwestern Afghanistan, officials said yesterday, as fighting continued during a pause in peace talks between the insurgents and American negotiators.
Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics
World

Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics

Pakistan's Supreme Court today prohibited members of the armed forces from engaging in political-activities and directed state agencies like the ISI to operate within the law as it ordered the government to act against those propagating "hatred, extremism and terrorism".

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