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General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as Chief of Army Staff

AMN / NEW DELHI General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of Army Staff today succeeding General Bipin Rawat. General Naravane served as Vice Chief of the Army before taking charge of the 1.3 million-strong Army. In his 37 years of service, General Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointments in … Continue reading General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as Chief of Army Staff

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to be next Army Chief

AMN Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane will be the next Chief of Army Staff. He is currently serving as Vice Chief of the Army. Lt Gen Naravane will succeed Gen Bipin Rawat, who will retire on the 31st of this month. Before taking charge as Vice Chief in September, Lt Gen Naravane was heading the … Continue reading Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to be next Army Chief

Shivangi becomes first lady to gets her wings in Indian Navy

WEB DESK In another Pioneering step Indian Navy today welcomed Sub Lieutenant Shivangi, their first woman pilot taking control of an aircraft. Just days ahead of the Indian Navy Day, Shivangi, 24, was given her wings along with her fellow pilots who earned their wings and joined the naval operations at a ceremony. The lady … Continue reading Shivangi becomes first lady to gets her wings in Indian Navy

Shivangi from Bihar to be first woman pilot of Indian Navy

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Indian Navy has always been ahead in creating history. It has done it once again with the selection of first woman pilot in India’s marine defense. Sub Lieutenant Shivangi from Muzaffarpur in Bihar will be getting into the naval cockpit in the first week of coming December. This will make … Continue reading Shivangi from Bihar to be first woman pilot of Indian Navy

Kartarpur Corridor: Where is it and does it mean for Sikhs?

Where exactly is the Kartarpur Corridor? The Kartarpur Corridor is almost five kilometres from the Pakistan-India border and 120 kilometres from Punjab’s capital city of Lahore. It is some 4.1 km, or 2.5 miles, long, marking a significant reduction in what the Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India would have to opt for alternatively — a … Continue reading Kartarpur Corridor: Where is it and does it mean for Sikhs?

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as new IAF Chief

AMN Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as 26th Chief of the Indian Air Force on Monday. He was commissioned into the fighter stream of IAF in Jun 1980. Earlier, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, laid the wreath at National War Memorial. He retired on Monday after … Continue reading Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as new IAF Chief

Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

AMN / NEW DELHI Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff today.  An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Air Marshal Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in 1980 and won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall … Continue reading Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

‘We were chosen because we represent diversity’ – New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern on terrorist attacks at Mosques Jacinda Ardern, PM of New Zealand, photo supplied Our Web Desk By making a historic statement after the brutal terrorist attacks at two mosques in her country, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has become cynosure … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Mr. Sunil Arora today assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. The new CEC sought support from “all the stakeholders” for conducting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. President Ram Nath Kovind had on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two … Continue reading Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

The former cricket hero, Imran Khan, who rose to shine winning the cricket World Cup title for Pakistan in 1992, is now the Pakistan’s new Prime Minister. He is the 22nd PM of Pakistan Once popular for his exceptional fast bowling and great all-rounding talent, Imran, 65, has made a mark at the political pitch, … Continue reading Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...