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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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Kerala Police introduces Humanoid Robot 'KP-BOT'

20 Feb 2019 | 10:21 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (UNI) Kerala Police has introduced a Sub-Inspector ranked Humanoid Robot, 'KP-BOT,' which is India's first and fourth one in the world, at its headquarters in Vazhuthakkad here.

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Three commits suicide

20 Feb 2019 | 10:16 AM

Puducherry, Feb 20 (UNI) Three persons, including a constable, allegedly committed suicide at different places on Tuesday.

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37,323 candidates appear in Manipur HSLC examination

20 Feb 2019 | 10:07 AM

Imphal, Feb 20 (UNI ) Prohibitory orders restricting assembly of people around the 139 examination centres, where HSLC exams are being held, were promulgated by the District Magistrates of Manipur.

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Matir Katha portal a boon for farmers

20 Feb 2019 | 9:56 AM

Kolkata, Feb 20 (UNI) The Matir Katha web portal, introduced in August 2017, is proving to be a big help for farmers.

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'If mining has to restart, Parrikar has to go': Girish Chodankar

20 Feb 2019 | 12:18 AM

Panaji, Feb 19 (UNI) Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Girish Chodankar on Tuesday blamed State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for mining impasse and demanded his resignation.

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