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Lt Gen J S Nain takes over as Chief of Staff, Northern Command

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI) Lieutenant General J S Nain on Monday took over as the Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Udhampur in Jammu region.

Defence Ministry spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia told UNI that Lt Gen Nain relieves Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, who would be taking over a Corps shortly.

In a solemn ceremony, he said Lt Gen Singh and the incoming Chief of Staff paid tributes to the martyrs at the Dhruva Shahid Samarak, Udhampur.

He said Lt Gen Nain was commissioned in the Dogra Regiment in Jun 1983 and has commanded second Battalion of the Dogra Regiment, a Mountain Brigade in the North East and an Infantry Division on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

“He has also held a number of important staff and instructional appointments including a Military Observer tenure at United Nations Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. He has also served as an instructor at Infantry School, Mhow, Operations Staff Officer of a RR Force Headquarters in Doda Sector and has had tenures in Military Secretary Branch at Army Headquarters. The General Officer is also a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Sena Medal for his distinguished service and dedication to the organisation.
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Drunk passenger arrested for 'abusing' officials at Chennai airport

20 Feb 2019 | 11:29 AM

Chennai, Feb 20 (UNI) A drunk passenger was arrested on the charge of 'abusing the officials' for not allowing to board Mumbai flight at Chennai Domestic airport on Wednesday.

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Kashmir highway closed yet again due to snow, landslides; Leh, Mughal roads shuts

Kashmir highway closed yet again due to snow, landslides; Leh, Mughal roads shuts

20 Feb 2019 | 11:22 AM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was closed yet again on Wednesday due to fresh snowfall and landslides, triggered by rain, a traffic police official said.

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Three killed in road accident in UP

20 Feb 2019 | 10:59 AM

Pratapgarh, Feb 20(UNI) Three members of a family were killed on the spot when a truck rolled down their road side tin house under Lalganj police station on Lucknow-Varanasi highway on early Wednesday morning.

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Demand of cricket balls on rise as ‘Gully Cricket’ hit to streets in curfew bound Jammu

20 Feb 2019 | 10:57 AM

By Vishal Bharti
Jammu, Feb 20 (UNI) The demand of cricket balls is on rise in curfew hit this winter capital of the state as due to snapped mobile internet service, ‘gully cricket’ has hit the streets and youth instead of indulging into any “unwanted” activity remained busy in sports.

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Aero India 2019: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 12th Edition

Aero India 2019: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 12th Edition

20 Feb 2019 | 10:52 AM

Bengaluru, Feb 20 (UNI) The 12th Edition of the biennial Aero India was inaugurated by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Yelahanka air base, in the outskirts of the city, today and metal birds, including HAL's indigenous products Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, started roaring in the city and enthraled the dignitaries, who have arrived from foreign countries and representatives of many Indian companies from various parts of the country.

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