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Padma Awards 2022: General Bipin Rawat honoured with Padma Vibhushan posthumously
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Padma Awards 2022: General Bipin Rawat honoured with Padma Vibhushan posthumously

Rawat, who was India's first Chief of Defence Staff, died in a helicopter crash in December last year

Amid delays in appointment of next CDS, Army, Navy and IAF continue spadework on theatre commands
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Amid delays in appointment of next CDS, Army, Navy and IAF continue spadework on theatre commands

In the two major tri-service discussions held at the Army’s southwestern command in Jaipur and central command in Lucknow, aspects of employment of theatres in different operational scenarios were discussed

'An attempt to strangulate an artiste's voice': Onir opens up on Defence Ministry's objection to his true-life story of a gay Major
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'An attempt to strangulate an artiste's voice': Onir opens up on Defence Ministry's objection to his true-life story of a gay Major

"You’re humiliating the queer community by saying that the queer community is not ‘fit enough’ to serve the nation because you’re being judged not by your skillset, but by something that is nobody’s business, which is your sexuality," says Onir.

IAF gives detailed presentation to Rajnath Singh on CDS helicopter crash inquiry report
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IAF gives detailed presentation to Rajnath Singh on CDS helicopter crash inquiry report

Sources said the Mi-17V5 was following a railway line in the hills when it entered a thick cloud cover. The crew decided to fly out of it rather than land, and hit a cliff in the process

IAF Helicopter Crash: Rajnath Singh to be apprised of probe team's findings at 11 am today
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Rajnath Singh to be apprised of probe team's findings at 11 am today

Sources suggested that the crash was not a result of any technical error in the Mi-17V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force. However, there is no official confirmation on it

Farewell 2021: Your A to Z guide of the biggest news events of the year
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Farewell 2021: Your A to Z guide of the biggest news events of the year

As we turn the page of the calendar and make new resolutions (which shall be broken in no time at all), here’s our take, letter by letter, on everyone and everything that defined this year

Bharat is rising as 2022 looks like a year of living dangerously
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Bharat is rising as 2022 looks like a year of living dangerously

Bharat has always been there, even if it is not visible to most of us. It was this Bharat that, with tearful faces, mourned General Bipin Rawat. It is this Bharat that is happy that the dirty, disgusting bylanes of Varanasi have been removed.

IAF Helicopter Crash: President Kovind, PM Modi express condolences on passing away of Group Captain Varun Singh
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IAF Helicopter Crash: President Kovind, PM Modi express condolences on passing away of Group Captain Varun Singh

According to news reports, Captain Singh was being treated at a military hospital in Bengaluru and was on life support

Copter crash: Varun a fighter, he will win battle, says father of lone survivor
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Copter crash: Varun a fighter, he will win battle, says father of lone survivor

The IAF Group Captain was in the helicopter crash at Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on last Wednesday, which killed Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others

IAF copter crash: Mobile phone of eyewitness sent for forensic analysis
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IAF copter crash: Mobile phone of eyewitness sent for forensic analysis

Joe, a wedding photographer from Coimbatore, out of curiosity, had recorded the video of the ill-fated helicopter on his mobile phone, apparently moments before it crashed

Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh
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Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh

Singh termed ‘Swarnim Vijay Parv’ as a festival that commemorates the glorious victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the 1971 War, which changed the history and geography of South Asia

IAF Helicopter Crash: Mortal remains of Naik Gursewak Singh reaches Amritsar
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Mortal remains of Naik Gursewak Singh reaches Amritsar

The victims of the military helicopter crash included General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Defence Adviser Brigadier LS Lidder, Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh and nine other people

IAF Helicopter Crash: Bodies of 10 remaining chopper crash victims identified, last rites of five held
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Bodies of 10 remaining chopper crash victims identified, last rites of five held

The personnel whose bodies are yet to be identified are Lt Col Harjinder Singh, Havildar Satpal, Naik Gursewak Singh and Naik Jitender Kumar

Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat: Some boots are hard to fill
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Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat: Some boots are hard to fill

The best way to honour General Bipin Rawat for his service would be to ensure that reforms he had set into motion are completed and theatre commands are established at an early date

Helicopter crash: Bodies of 4 Army officials, 2 IAF personnel identified; mortal remains handed over to families
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Helicopter crash: Bodies of 4 Army officials, 2 IAF personnel identified; mortal remains handed over to families

Of the 14 who were on board the military helicopter, 13 were killed in the horrific Mi-17V5 crash near Coonoor town on Wednesday

‘Fate brought them together’: Madhulika Rawat's brother on her marriage to CDS
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‘Fate brought them together’: Madhulika Rawat's brother on her marriage to CDS

General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika were among the 13 people, who were killed after an IAF helicopter crashed near Coonor in Tamil Nadu on 8 December

CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready
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CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready

Gen Bipin Rawat's unfortunate death is a huge blow to the armed forces, especially at a time when they are face to face with the PLA troops in the north and Pakistani Army in the west

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: Defence chief, his wife cremated by daughters after full military honours
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Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: Defence chief, his wife cremated by daughters after full military honours

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were cremated after they were accorded military honours at Brar Square on Friday. Their daughters Kritika and Tarini performed their last rites

General Bipin Rawat's funeral: India bids farewell as defence chief, his wife are cremated by daughters after full military honours
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General Bipin Rawat's funeral: India bids farewell as defence chief, his wife are cremated by daughters after full military honours

CDS Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were among the 13 people who died in the military helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu's Coonoor on Wednesday

Copter crash: Poor weather could have played spoilsport, says eyewitness
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Copter crash: Poor weather could have played spoilsport, says eyewitness

CDS Chief Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others were killed when Mi-17VH helicopter crashed in a wooded valley at Katteri-Nanjappanchathram area in Coonoor