Director General VS Pathania takes over as DG Coast Guard

NEW DELHI: Director General (DG) VS Pathania, took over as the 24th Chief of Indian Coast Guard on 31 December 21. He is an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College, New Delhi. The Flag Officer is a qualified helicopter pilot and holds a Master’s Degree in Defence & Strategic […]

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Crown Group appoints Commodore Rakesh Anand as head of Marine Division

NEW DELHI: The Crown Group has appointed Commodore Rakesh Anand as the Head of Marine Division to spearhead & boost the division. Commodore Anand is a retd Indian Navy veteran who was also the Chairman & Managing Director of Mazagon Dock Ltd. prior to joining the Crown group,and was responsible for launching of three Scorpene submarines […]

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Major Gen Abhijit S Pendharkar takes charge as GOC of Army’s Vajr Division

NEW DELHI: Major General Abhijit S Pendharkar on Sunday took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the elite Vajr Division of the Army, a defence spokesperson said here. He succeeds Major General VMB Krishnan, who was appointed as Commandant of the Counter-Insurgency Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte, according to the spokesperson. Maj Gen Pendharkar […]

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Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta takes over as ENC chief

NEW DELHI: Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, AVSM, YSM, VSM assumed charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC) at an impressive Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here today, 01 December 2021. Vice Adm Dasgupta inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of naval personnel drawn from various ships and establishments […]

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Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Mago takes over as NDC Commandant

NEW DELHI: Lieutenant General Manoj Kumar Mago took over as the 34th Commandant of National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi from Air Marshal D Choudhury who superannuates on November 30, 2021. Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Mago is an alumnus of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the elite 7th Battalion Brigade of the […]

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Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Civil Aviation Secretary

NEW DELHI: IAS officer Rajiv Bansal took charge as the Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday. Before this appointment, Bansal was holding the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Bansal, a 1988-batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre, took over the charge of Civil Aviation Secretary from Pardeep Singh Kharola […]

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Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari takes over as new IAF chief from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

NEW DELHI: Ace fighter pilot Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari who was in charge of the Ladakh sector during the peak of the crisis with China, took over as the Chief of Air Staff from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Thursday. Bhadauria superannuated after 42 years of service and was architect of two […]

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Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

NEW DELHI: Government of India has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 30th September, 2021. He has earlier served as the Air […]

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