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In a first, NDA to admit 20 women cadets next year; Indian Army’s intake to be largest at 10
India

In a first, NDA to admit 20 women cadets next year; Indian Army’s intake to be largest at 10

In September, the Supreme Court had ruled that women be inducted into NDA from this year itself, and not from next year as sought by the Centre.

Efforts on to ensure full integration of armed forces to meet any eventuality, says Rajnath Singh
India

Efforts on to ensure full integration of armed forces to meet any eventuality, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said the integration will be implemented from procurement to indigenisation, to prioritising capability development, training and logistic support

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC
India

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC

An experts group has been set up to formulate the curriculum for women candidates at NDA

National Defence Academy to take in women cadets, Centre tells SC
India

National Defence Academy to take in women cadets, Centre tells SC

The armed forces of the country have to do more on gender equality, a bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh said

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to felicitate armed forces personnel who participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020
Sports

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to felicitate armed forces personnel who participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Singh will also interact with the budding sportsmen of ASI and troops during his visit, it stated.

Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know
India

Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know

The Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 seeks to replace the ordinance promulgated in June 2021 and allows the Central government to prohibit strikes, lock-outs, and lay-offs in units engaged in essential defence services

Euro 2020: Spain defender Diego Llorente tests negative days after positive COVID-19 test
Sports

Euro 2020: Spain defender Diego Llorente tests negative days after positive COVID-19 test

The Leeds defender, 27, left the team's training camp in Las Rozas near Madrid but could return on Friday if further tests confirm his negative result, the RFEF said.

COVID-19 second wave: Time for armed forces to rise to occasion, says General Bipin Rawat
India

COVID-19 second wave: Time for armed forces to rise to occasion, says General Bipin Rawat

To speed up the distribution of medical oxygen in treating COVID-19 patients, the Indian Air Force has airlifted empty oxygen tankers and containers to various filling stations across India

Notification for SSC constable, rifleman GD Recruitment 2021 to be released in first week of May; check ssc.nic.in
India

Notification for SSC constable, rifleman GD Recruitment 2021 to be released in first week of May; check ssc.nic.in

Aspirants will have to appear in four rounds of the selection process before their names are finalised. These include Computer-Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

From 'peculiar work conditions' to 'may cause instability', why Centre wants SC to keep adultery a crime in armed forces
India

From 'peculiar work conditions' to 'may cause instability', why Centre wants SC to keep adultery a crime in armed forces

In the Indian Army, for instance, adultery is described using the military euphemism 'stealing the affection of a brother officer’s wife'. The case is similar in the Air Force and the Navy too

'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea
India

'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea

In September 2018, the apex court had declared Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which makes adultery a punishable offence for men, as unconstitutional and struck it down

SC extends deadline for granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Navy till 31 Dec
India

SC extends deadline for granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Navy till 31 Dec

The apex court had on 17 March, maintaining that women and men officers should be treated equally, cleared permanent commission for women in the navy and asked the Centre to complete the modalities within three months

Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by restricting 'operational movement' of forces, claims Assam Rifles
India

Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by restricting 'operational movement' of forces, claims Assam Rifles

The allegation comes days after 15 Assam Rifles personnel reportedly forced their way through a check gate on the Mizoram-Assam border. Govt claimed that they refused to comply with protocol

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world
India

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world

Such a voluntary three-year-stint in the army would be distinct from a permanent job in the armed forces, which entails pension and other such benefits.

Armed Forces Flag Day: Narendra Modi urges citizens to contribute towards welfare of armed forces, hails their 'indomitable courage' in tweet
India

Armed Forces Flag Day: Narendra Modi urges citizens to contribute towards welfare of armed forces, hails their 'indomitable courage' in tweet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his wishes to the Indian forces on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day and hailed their invincible courage

OFB employees seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention against proposal to corporatise PSU
Business

OFB employees seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention against proposal to corporatise PSU

The OFB follows a cost-plus basis for pricing and its turnover was Rs 14,431 crore in 2018-19 with the main customers being the armed forces and the paramilitary forces.

Haryana political battle heats up ahead of Assembly polls: BJP boasts of Modi's '56-inch chest', Congress slams 'non-performing' Khattar govt
Politics

Haryana political battle heats up ahead of Assembly polls: BJP boasts of Modi's '56-inch chest', Congress slams 'non-performing' Khattar govt

The surprise element in Haryana came from former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, whose salvos put his own party in a spot of bother, rather than the BJP.

Centre's 'masterstroke' on Article 370 in Kashmir puts armed forces on trial; debate necessary on costs of conflict
India

Centre's 'masterstroke' on Article 370 in Kashmir puts armed forces on trial; debate necessary on costs of conflict

Personnel of the armed forces are in Kashmir to suppress the sentiment which expresses itself often through violence, because there is no other means of expressing it.

Upgraded BrahMos with 500-kilometre range ready; India becomes only country to integrate long-range missiles into fighter jets
India

Upgraded BrahMos with 500-kilometre range ready; India becomes only country to integrate long-range missiles into fighter jets

The upgraded version of the homegrown BrahMos missile with an enhanced range of up to 500 km is ready, the CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, has said