Rahul Singh, Hindustan Times

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Rohtak, HR, India

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Past articles by Rahul:

IAF receives highest ever recruitment registrations due to ‘Agnipath’

This is the highest number of candidates to have registered for IAF jobs in any recruitment cycle, IAF said → Read More

India revamps armed forces entry with Agnipath scheme

India on Tuesday announced a new recruitment model, Agnipath, for the short-term induction of soldiers in the armed forces, with the new scheme replacing the legacy system of recruitment to lower the age profile of the three services, ensure a fitter military, and create a technically adept war-fighting force capable of meeting future challenges. → Read More

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande to take over as army chief on April 30

Pande, who is currently serving as the vice chief, will be the first officer from the Corps of Engineers, also known as sappers, to hold the top position → Read More

R-day parade: A chronicle of India

The overall flavour of the parade has evolved significantly over time, but the pride it evokes has remained constant → Read More

Pilot’s disorientation in bad weather led to CDS Bipin Rawat chopper crash: IAF

CDS General Bipin Rawat chopper crash: The IAF report said the December 8 crash took place due to spatial disorientation of the pilot in bad weather. → Read More

Theaterisation plans being refined through wider talks before seeking nod from CCS

Theaterisation refers to placing specific units of the army, the navy and the air force under a theatre commander. Such commands are to be led by an officer from any of the three services, depending on the roles assigned to them. → Read More

US to deliver two MH-60R choppers to Indian Navy in July

The Indian Navy will take a step towards modernising its ageing helicopter fleet - with the United States set to deliver three MH-60R helicopters to it in the US, where Indian crews are stationed for training on the new platform - by the year-end, people familiar with the developments said on Monday → Read More

India, China talks complete a year, issues not fully resolved

NEW DELHI: The Indian and Chinese armies began negotiations to resolve the border row in eastern Ladakh exactly a year ago, but the two sides have only had limited success in hammering out an agreement for disengagement of rival soldiers deployed at friction points on the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC), people tracking the military talks said on Saturday | Latest News India → Read More

India clears ₹43,000 cr project to build 6 high-tech submarines

The defence acquisition council (DAC), India’s apex procurement body, approved the proposal at a meeting on Friday and the navy is expected to issue requests for proposal (RFP) for the programme, called P-75 India soon, the officials said | Latest News India → Read More

PLA can employ troops in forward areas at short notice, says army chief Naravane

Both armies have 50,000-60,000 troops each in the Ladakh theatre, and deployments haven’t thinned after the disengagement in Pangong Tso, Naravane said. → Read More

Aashritha V Olety is India’s 1st woman flight test engineer

Olety, a native of Karnataka, has graduated as part of the 43rd Flight Test Course after completing a one-year course at the pilot school. | Latest News India → Read More

Armed forces spearhead India’s Covid response as crisis deepens

The military has swiftly marshalled enormous resources to help manage -- in some measure -- what is being dubbed the world’s biggest health crisis → Read More

Army chief Gen MM Naravane reviews readiness in eastern Ladakh

This is Naravane’s first visit to eastern Ladakh after the Indian and Chinese armies wrapped up the disengagement process in the Pangong Tso sector in February. → Read More

Military starts recalling retired medical staff for Covid-19 relief as crisis worsens

Medical officers who retired more than two years ago have also been requested to make their services available for consultation through medical emergency helplines, the PMO said in a statement after the CDS briefed the PM who reviewed the military’s preparations to assist in Covid-19 management. → Read More

Defence PSUs, OFBs go full steam ahead to fight Covid

HAL has already set up two Covid-19 facilities in Bengaluru with 250 and 180 beds each. It will now focus on providing more ventilators and oxygen points at both Lucknow and Bengaluru. → Read More

Defence ministry ramps up effort for Covid-19 relief

Defence public sector undertakings, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) are firing on all cylinders to help state governments fight the pandemic. → Read More

India, China discuss next steps of disengagement

The 11th round of talks between corps commander-ranked officers was expected to focus on outstanding problems with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang, as reported by Hindustan Times on Friday. → Read More

India objects to US Navy ops near Lakshadweep

New Delhi: India said on Friday it has conveyed its concerns to the US over an American warship transiting through the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without prior consent in what was described by the US Navy as a “freedom of navigation operation” → Read More

India, China to hold 11th round of talks

The 11th round of talks between corps commander-rank officers is expected to focus on outstanding problems with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang, the officials said. → Read More

How India aims to boost its indigenous defence capabilities in two years

The weapon systems that will be delivered to the military between 2021 and 2023 include beyond visual range missiles, India’s first anti-radiation missile, anti-tank weapons, anti-drone systems, guided bombs and anti-airfield weapons → Read More