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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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Rahul's dream of winning MP will not be fulfilled: Smriti Irani

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15 Nov 2018 | 11:09 PM

Sehore, Nov 15 (UNI) Star campaigner of BJP and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday took a jibe on Congress President Rahul Gandhi by alleging that his dream to win Madhya Pradesh, was not going to be fulfilled.

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Cyclone Gaja to cross TN coast tomorrow morning

Cyclone Gaja to cross TN coast tomorrow morning

15 Nov 2018 | 10:57 PM

Chennai, NOv 15 (UNI) The Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘GAJA’ over Southwest
Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards and lay centred over
Southwest Bay of Bengal about 95 km east-southeast of Nagapattinam.

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144th birth anniversary of Birsa Munda observed in Tripura district

15 Nov 2018 | 10:54 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Nov 15 (UNI) The 144th birth anniversary of the legendary tribal leader Birsa Munda was observed with pomp and gaiety in the Munda dominated Kartikgram in Dhalai district, here today.

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EC may slap criminal cases on poll abuse: CEO

15 Nov 2018 | 10:50 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 15 (UNI) State Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar on Thursday asked political party leaders in Telangana to desist from using abusive language against each other during the poll campaign, as it will violate the poll code and criminal procedures, as per the Supreme Court guidelines.

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Sonowal urges COBSE members to display integrity

15 Nov 2018 | 10:46 PM

Guwahati, Nov 15 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged members of the Council of Boards of School Education in India (COBSE) to display integrity, exemplary skill and diligence in conduct of examinations to reinforce people’s faith into the examination system in the country.

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