Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicCanteen Stores Department

Topic: Canteen Stores Department

What I learnt about Digital India when I decided to buy a TV from defence canteen stores

Buying a TV through the Canteen Stores Department should be easy, or so I thought. After all, I had an updated digital canteen card. Here's what happened.

Military personnel can no longer buy Fortuners, Safaris, 4-wheel drives from CSD canteens

Modi govt's new rules set an upper limit of Rs 12 lakh for cars, taking high-end SUVs and sedans off the military canteens' vehicle list.

Can the govt dictate what cars military officers & veterans can buy from the canteens?

A new order by the Modi government puts a price cap on the vehicles that can be bought by the armed forces from the subsidised Canteen Stores Department.

Indian armed forces upset as Modi govt imposes curbs on car sales at military canteens

New order sets price cap for cars that can be bought by armed forces from subsidised canteens. Many see this as ‘ill-treatment’ while jokes target military brass.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.