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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat hasn't watched a movie in the last 30 years

I, in the past 30 years, never got time to watch a movie and to sit at a place for three hours, said General Bipin Rawat.

Jul 04, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

Army chief warns against threat from non-conventional weapons from non-state actors

General Bipin Rawat has said DRDO's plans must already have included development of mitigation of technology to counter CBRN threats.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Time has come for India to fight next war with home-made equipment: Army chief

General Bipin Rawat has said that good progress has been made in lightweight bullet-proof material and fuel cell technology, and it must continue.

Jan 08, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat chief to visit Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat will embark on a visit to Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan starting from Tuesday with a high-level military delegation, an official statement said.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

India 'overly interpreting' Beijing's military buildup: Report

India must not "exaggerate" concerns on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor or "overly interpret" Beijing's military development, a state-run Chinese daily said on Monday, days after the Indian Army chief suggested New Delhi carry out counter-encirclement of its "future adversaries".

May 08, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Military not getting its due share: Army chief on defence spending

The Army Chief lamented that the spending on defence is considered a "burden" by many in the country and the military is not getting its due share.

May 04, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Army chief visits terror attack site in Kupwara

The army chief was briefed on the gunfight with the terrorists which took place on April 27, and took stock of enhanced security measures, they said.

May 01, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

India prepared for war, more surgical strikes against Pakistan possible: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

In a major statement, Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said that further strikes against Pakistan can't be ruled out.

Jan 04, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

More surgical strikes against Pakistan possible, says Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat

In a major statement,  Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat has said that further strikes against Pakistan can't be ruled out.

Jan 03, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi assures support to new Army Chief

Putting to rest all speculation about his resignation, Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi on Saturday assured full support to General Bipin Rawat, who took charge as the new Army Chief superseding him.

Dec 31, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

'Political slugfest over Army chief's appointment detestable'

Former Army chief Gen (Retd) Shankar Roychowdhury on Monday described the political slugfest over the new Army chief's appointment as "detestable", saying it was the prerogative of the government to select the chief of Army staff.

Dec 19, 2016, 15:25 PM IST

Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag visits Nagrota, briefed about terror attack; combing operation on

Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday visited the Nagrota-based 16 Corps headquarters and was briefed about yesterday's terror attack in which seven officers and jawans were killed, even as combing operation to flush out any remaining militant continued.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh arrives Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh arrived in Kathmandu on Friday on a three-day official visit on the invitation of his Nepali counterpart General Rajendra Chhetri.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh reviews security along India-China border

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Friday reviewed the operational preparedness along the India-China border in Himachal Pradesh, an official statement said.

Oct 28, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Indian Army chief Dalbir Singh to visit US

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh will be visiting the US on a "goodwill visit" from April 5 to 8 when he will also meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Apr 04, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

Military needs to be ready for short wars, says Army Chief Dalbir Singh

Speaking at the Tri Service Seminar on the 1965 Indo-Pak War, Chief of Army Staff Dalbir Singh on Tuesday said that the military needs to be ready for short wars as the borders are live with frequent ceasefire violations and infiltration bids by Pakistan.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Army Chief reviews J&K security situation at Northern Command

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Wednesday visited Udhampur-based Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed overall security situation of the state.

Apr 15, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Pak aiming to push infiltrators into J&K to disrupt poll process

In further evidence of Pakistani involvement, the terrorists were carrying food packets with Urdu markings. These food packets, say sources, are commonly used by the Pakistani Army.

Dec 06, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

India salutes martyrs of J&K attacks: As it happened

Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag has arrived in Srinagar to pay tributes to jawans martyred in Friday's terror attack at the Army camp in Uri.

Dec 06, 2014, 04:34 AM IST

Army chief visits forward areas in Jammu

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag Tuesday visited the forward areas in Rajouri and Jammu districts and reviewed the overall security situation in the region.

Dec 02, 2014, 15:56 PM IST