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The Army and other services have been engaged in India's efforts against Covid-19 (representational image) | Photo: ANI

Army to set up isolation facilities for 16,000 people as India steps up Covid-19 testing

Field hospitals, Army schools and other grounds could also be used to create ad hoc isolation facilities as the number of Covid-19 cases rises.
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Coronavirus doesn’t stop Indian Army from carrying out its annual cyber security exercise

Army had earlier issued advisory claiming India's adversaries were launching coronavirus-themed campaigns to infect official or personal IT assets of defence personnel.  
Newly-appointed CDS General Bipin Rawat

Ready to operate beyond mandate to fight the pandemic: CDS Bipin Rawat

In interview to ThePrint, Rawat also says Quick Reaction Medical Teams (QRMTs) have been readied to mobilise at short notice to meet the requirements of civil administration.
CDS General Bipin Rawat | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Wide variation in disability pensions of jawans, officers creating ‘heartburn’: CDS Rawat

Deposing before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence, General Bipin Rawat said he has been meeting jawans who were asking why this gap was not being narrowed. 
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Army may recall retd personnel with medical expertise if fight against Covid-19 intensifies 

The Army has made a composite list of all those who retired in the last two years, especially focussing on those with medical expertise and trained technicians. 
Shoppers wear masks at Delhi' Khan Market amidst coronavirus outbreak | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Defence ministry grants emergency financial powers to Army commanders to fight Covid-19

Powers have been given to Army commanders, area commanders, sub-area commanders to spend on work related to setting up of quarantine facilities & other services.
An Army soldier wearing a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Guwahati railway station | Photo: ANI

It is war. Modi govt must deploy Indian military to fight coronavirus

Countries like US, Italy, China, Spain have realised why military deployment could be the only way to win the war against an unseen enemy.
Indian nationals evacuated from Iran undergo a disinfectant process before being quarantined in Indian Army Wellness Facility Centre at Jaisalmer Military Station

Army starts Covid-19 testing in its hospitals, issues fresh guidelines to fight pandemic

The IAF, meanwhile, has designated Command Hospital Air Force, Bengaluru, to conduct Covid-19 testing.

Defence veterans can buy April medicines from any chemist store, will be reimbursed

New directive says armed forces veterans can buy month’s requirement of medicines from any chemist store. Move aims to ease crowding at ECHS polyclinics amid coronavirus outbreak.
Indian Army Personnel (Representational image) | ANI Photo

No dip in candidates who want to join armed forces but here’s why fewer made it since 2017

While number of applicants for defence-qualifying exams have remained nearly constant, there is a decline in the number of academically sound candidates.

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Covid-19 put brake to academic activity, but digital libraries can ensure continuity

Covid-19 has paced up the transition to distance learning. While institutes are racing to shift courses online, students are engaging en masse with e-books.

Can India balance its domestic pharma needs and also be a global player in Covid-19 fight?

India has lifted the ban on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients, including anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Defence

A picture of items found on the dead terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector. | Photo: By special arrangement

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.