Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicGeneral Bipin Rawat

Topic: General Bipin Rawat

How Tour of Duty pilot project became Agnipath, a journey of 254 meetings lasting 750 hours

There has been a focus within military to bring down average age of soldiers, especially within Army, since 1980s, but actual work on it began in 2020, with an idea that germinated in 2019.

‘Inconsistent with facts’ — China on Gen Rawat’s remark on PLA’s attempt to change status quo

The remarks by China came days after Gen Rawat said India stood firm in preventing a change of status quo on the northern borders and proved it will not get pushed under any pressure.

Soldiers still in stand-off in Ladakh, CDS Rawat & BJP MP Lekhi flag off Chinese car in Delhi

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Don’t try any misadventure amid India’s tensions with China, CDS Rawat warns Pakistan

Gen. Rawat also backs the ‘Quad’, a grouping China has opposed, as a good mechanism to ensure freedom of navigation in Indo-Pacific.

IAF chief contradicts CDS Rawat, says plan is to buy 114 foreign fighters besides LCA Tejas

CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat had said IAF was planning to buy the indigenous LCA Tejas instead of 114 ‘Make in India’ foreign jets.

Make short service lucrative, raise retirement age: CDS plan to reduce defence pensions

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat tells parliamentary panel that many steps are being actively considered for saving on the defence budget.

Military maintaining social distancing, need to be safe to help others, says CDS Bipin Rawat

CDS Bipin Rawat also advised Indians against getting impatient during the lockdown, saying patience was need of the hour.

Advantage Rafale? Foreign firms want clarity from IAF on ‘staggered’ purchase of fighters

The firms believe that staggered buying allows an advantage to Dassault Aviation, which manufactures the Rafale aircraft.

India’s joint military theatre command process to finish in 3 years, says CDS Bipin Rawat

CDS General Bipin Rawat also said a number of theatre commands, beginning with a joint tri-services Air Defence Command, will also come up.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.