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  • Sher Gill believes that irrespective of gender one has to put the best efforts in completing such tasks. “We have come a long way (since the induction of women into the army began). Things in the army happen gradually. Nothing happens overnight. I am sure in the near future things will get better and we will get more opportunities,” she asserted.

    Anti-satellite weapon Shakthi, Army's battle tank Bhishma, infantry combat vehicles and newly inducted Chinook and Apache helicopters of the Indian Air Force will be part of the grand military parade. The national capital has been brought under a massive ground-to-air security cover, with thousands of police and paramilitary personnel keeping a hawk-eye vigil.

    Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) women bikers honed their skills for the Republic Day parade at Rajpath. Women contingent will woo visito...

    In 2018 alone, 104 CAPF personnel died in accidents while 28 in suicides, totalling 132 deaths during the year, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data showed.

    "As far as the security situation in the insurgency- affected states is concerned, it is rather stable and all parameters concerning violence have come down drastically," Lt General Chauhan told reporters here after a wreath-laying ceremony on Army Day at Fort William, the Eastern Command headquarter.

    India overtook Maldives to command the highest WBL score in the South Asian region in 2020. The World Bank study mentions the measure taken by the state of Maharashtra to eliminate restrictions on women’s ability to work in jobs deemed dangerous.

    The decision came soon after the War Memorial at the entrance of the Fort William was opened on December 16, the Vijay Diwas, to the citizens who seek to pay homage to the martyrs of the Indian Army. "We intend to open up selected areas of Fort William for people who are interested in the history of the city and fort," Eastern Army commander Lt General Anil Chauhan said.

    "To meet the current challenges in the northern borders, we are organising ourselves in the form of integrated battle groups," Lt Gen Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command said. "What we are looking at is the organisation of formations which are more deployable, more employable and more capable to perform the tasks," he said.

    The armed forces have a "zero tolerance against terrorism", Army chief Gen M M Naravane said in his address at the 72nd Army Day function in the Cariappa Parade Ground here. "We have many options to counter those who promote terrorism and we will not hesitate to use them," he said.

    The Army showcased its military might and some of its state-of-the-art assets at the majestic Army Day parade on Wednesday. Army Chief Gen M M Naravane, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat are present on the occasion.

    ​Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in India as it is on this historic day that General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army in 1949. The Army Day parade is typically held at Parade Ground, ​​Delhi Cantonment, where this year General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff, will inspect the parade.

    "Some proposals have been sent to the Defence Ministry by Army Headquarters after due consideration which includes that the emergency Commissioned and Short Service Commission officers who took part in 1965 and 1971 war, should be given pension-like 'Swatantra SenSamman Pension Scheme'," Army chief said.

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