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Feb 20, 2019
Five-year-old suffering from autism drowns in hydrotherapy pool in Kolkata school run by army wives associationA five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the army wives welfare association in Kolkata
Sep 19, 2018
Lt-Gen Mukund Naravane replaces Lt-Gen Abhay Krishna as head of Eastern Command; latter shifted to Central CommandOrders have been signed by the defence ministry to shift Mukund Naravane to Kolkata to head the Eastern Command, while the current Eastern Army Commander Abhay Krishna is being posted to the Central Command, replacing BS Negi.
Oct 10, 2017
Militants attack Indian Army camp at Niausa in Arunachal Pradesh; no causalities reportedNSCN-K Militants attacked an Indian Army camp in Niausa, Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
Oct 09, 2017
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Indian Army, IAF bases in Tezpur after trip to Nathu La borderAfter her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam.
Dec 21, 2016
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, who was superseded along with another senior officer in selection of the new army chief, met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday.
Dec 20, 2016
All you need to know about Praveen Bakshi, the frontrunner who was superseded to post of Army ChiefLt General Praveen Bakshi, the seniormost in the hierarchy, was overlooked for the top post.
Dec 14, 2016
Why denying armoured corps its importance would be an error in late announcement of new army chiefIf Lt General Bakshi is denied his legitimate claim to the fourth star it will also be a bruising of the huge store held in the capabilities of our men in tanks.
Dec 02, 2016
Mamata Banerjee vs army: After night at secretariat, West Bengal CM stays put at NabannaAfter spending the night at the secretariat, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stayed put there on Friday demanding "withdrawal of the army" from the state and alleging it has been done by keeping her government "in the dark".
Jan 13, 2016
Farewell to a hero: 1971 Indo-Pakistan war veteran Lt Gen JFR Jacob passes away at 93Lt Gen JFR Jacob (retd), who played a key role in the 1971 war which broke up Pakistan and created Bangladesh, died in New Delhi on Wednesday, a hospital said.
Sep 30, 2014
Army's Eastern Command to adopt villages for Swachh BharatEastern Command Headquarters has issued guidelines and directions to all its lower formations to adopt a village each in their vicinity to extol the virtues of cleanliness and also lead by example in mobilising the residents to keep their surroundings clean, a defence statement said.