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Lt Gen B S Negi takes over as GOC of Central Command

Lucknow, Dec 1(UNI)Lieutenant General Balwant Singh Negi, YSM, SM, VSM took over as the new General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (Designate), Central Command here today.
He succeeds Lieutenant General Rajan Bakhshi who retired yesterday.
Before taking over Lieutenant General Negi has held the prestigious appointments of Commandant Indian Military Academy Dehradun and GOC 14 Corps in Jammu & Kashmir.
An alumnus of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, National Defence Academy and Indian
Military Academy, Lieutenant General Negi is a highly decorated officer with an illustrious career of 37 years.
He was commissioned into the Assam Regiment in December 1978 and has had extensive
operational contributions both in the North East and in Jammu & Kashmir. He has participated in Operation Meghdoot, Operation Rakshak, Operation Vijay (outside Kargil),Operation Parakram, Operation Falcon and Operation Trident in various command and staff appointments.
He was awarded the Yudh Seva Medal in Siachen in 1998, Sena Medal in 2012 in J&K and Vishisht Seva Medal twice in J&K in 2009 and 2013.
Lieutenant General Negi is also a scholar with a Doctorate on China, double M Phil and is pursuing another Doctorate on Tibet. He is also an avid sportsman with three Blues from National Defence Academy, a keen equestrian track and extensive trekking and motor biking experience in the Himalayas.
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World Philosophy Day observe on 3rd Thursday of Nov to honor philosophical reflections around world

15 Nov 2018 | 1:27 PM

Kolkata, Nov 15 (UNI) World Philosophy Day was proclaimed by UNESCO annually
observed on the third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections
around the world.

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TN govt to construct 25 lakh affordable houses to create hut-free village, slum-free cities : OPS

15 Nov 2018 | 1:25 PM

Chennai, Nov 15 (UNI) Asserting that Tamil Nadu was a leading state in the implementation
of 'Housing for All' programme, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday said
the government has proposed to construct 25 lakh affordable houses in the state to create
hut free villages and slum free cities.

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Job cheater held in Thane

15 Nov 2018 | 1:23 PM

(Rptng,correcting headline)
Thane, Nov 15 (UNI) A 24-year-old man from Aurangabad was arrested here on Wednesday on the alleged charges of misusing the 'Government emblem' and cheating job seekers to lakhs of rupees, the police said.

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Police rescue three girls from clutches of human traffickers, one woman arrested

15 Nov 2018 | 1:22 PM

Begusarai, Nov 15 (UNI) Police rescued three girls from the clutches of human traffickers and arrested a woman from Bachhwada railway station in the district today.

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Guv, CM offer tributes to Bhagwan Birsa Munda

15 Nov 2018 | 1:13 PM

Ranchi Nov 15 (UNI) Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das today offered tributes to Bhagwan Birsa Munda on the occasion of 18th state formation day of Jharkhand.

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