Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicCDS Bipin Rawat

Topic: CDS Bipin Rawat

Late CDS Bipin Rawat’s brother Vijay joins BJP in Uttarakhand, could fight assembly polls

After joining the party, retired colonel Vijay Rawat expressed his happiness and praised PM Narendra Modi for his 'unique vision and mindset'.

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.

Review the charter of CDS and DMA. Theatre command reform must not fail

In identifying areas of indigenisation, there is a need to strike the right balance between maintaining operational readiness and allowing time to promote indigenisation.

Morphed video of cabinet panel discussion against Sikhs originated from Pakistan: Delhi Police

A senior police officer Saturday said that the video was actually of the cabinet committee meeting which took place on 9 December 2021, after the demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat.

Reduced payload, tandem flying among likely changes to VVIP chopper protocols after CDS crash

Protocols will be updated based on recommendations made by the tri-service inquiry that probed Coonoor helicopter crash, which led to the death of CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat & 13 others.

‘Sudden cloud cover’ led to CDS chopper crash, says probe, rules out tech error or sabotage

The tri-service probe looked into multiple aspects of the crash including examining the helicopter structure, Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder.

2021 a bloody year for military aviation: CDS among 22 dead in 11 crashes, 5 involving MiG-21s

Total number of crashes this year is more than twice that in 2020. But defence sources say this is ‘within expected levels’ when measured against the total flying hours.

How BJP and Congress in poll-bound Uttarakhand are invoking late CDS Rawat’s name

While BJP leaders frequently invoke Gen. Rawat’s name to buttress their pledge for state's development, Congress has demanded Bharat Ratna, wants 'chance' to implement his vision.

Pakistan-based social media accounts, bots spread conspiracy theories on CDS Rawat’s death

UK tech firm has found that aim of disinformation campaign, which blamed Tamil insurgents, Nagaland militia groups and even China, was to claim there was a plot to kill Gen. Rawat.

Group Captain Varun Singh, lone survivor of IAF chopper crash, succumbs to injuries

IAF's Varun Singh was a decorated air warrior and was the lone survivor of the crash in which CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 personnel were killed.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
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Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.


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Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.