Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicM M Naravane

Topic: M M Naravane

Nagaland firing incident ‘regrettable’: Army chief says appropriate action will be taken

Army Chief MM Naravane said they have SOPs that have 'stood the test of time' and corrective measures will be instituted to refine them, based on the outcome of the investigation.

Army chief Gen Naravane leaves for Israel on five-day visit

The visit that aims to further strengthen strategic defence cooperation between both countries comes weeks after EAM Jaishankar & Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar travelled to Israel.

Until boundary agreement with China is reached, border incidents will continue: Army chief

Army Chief General M M Naravane stressed on the need for a long-term solution and said it should be the thrust of India's efforts to have lasting peace along the northern border.

Indian Army chief Naravane meets Italian counterpart, holds talks to boost defence cooperation

General Naravane and Lt Gen Pietro Serino discussed joint military cooperation, including military-to-military engagement. The army chief also met the Italian defence minister.

Indian Army chief Naravane meets UK’s Chief of Defence Staff during first leg of Europe tour

The Army chief, on his 2-day visit, is also scheduled to meet UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace and Chief of General Staff General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith.

General MM Naravane to inaugurate Indian Army Memorial in Italy

During the four-day visit to UK and Italy, the Chief of Army Staff will be meeting his counterparts and senior military leaders with the aim of enhancing India's defence cooperation.

Drones pose new challenge, more state and non-state actors will use them: Army chief Naravane

Army chief Gen M.M. Naravane also said country needs to shed old mindsets to 'harness niche technologies like AI, exploit depth in IT & realise the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat'.

Joint military command is the future but India can’t rush into it

The amalgamation of 19 military commands into a cohesive joint or theatre command will be India's biggest defence reform. The challenge will be to take everyone along.

General Naravane speaks to US Army chief on Covid situation, expanding military cooperation

General Naravane and General McConville discussed issues of bilateral defence cooperation and deliberated on effectively dealing with the pandemic, officials said.

Modi’s new outdoor meeting trend as latest studies raise concerns on indoor Covid spread

Masked up and socially distanced, PM Modi met Army chief General M.M. Naravane, IAF chief R.K.S. Bhadauria & CDS General Bipin Rawat to take stock of Covid readiness.

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Ambassador Qi Zhenhong presented the Letter of Credence by H.E. Xi Jinping, President of China to H.E. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan President | Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka/Twitter

China’s bare-chested turn to Sri-Lankan Tamils is India’s new headache

Anti-China sentiment among the Sinhalese allows China to influence the Tamil north. This time, through the fishermen crisis.

India adds to billionaires’ list, even as Covid worsens poverty in country, says Oxfam report

According to the global Oxfam Davos report of 2022, India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year during Covid crisis, whose combined fortune is more than the poorest of the population.

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File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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