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Lt General Ashwani Kumar assumes charge as Adjutant General

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) In key appointments at the Army Headquarters here, Lieutenant-General Ashwani Kumar today took over as Adjutant General of the Army.
A former General Officer Commanding of Chetak Corps, Lieutenant-General Ashwani Kumar in his new appointment as a Principal Staff Officer to the Army Chief will be responsible for overseeing various extremely important functions of the Indian Army which will affect each and every Army personnel, serving or retired.
Earlier, he was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) by President Pranab Mukherjee during the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The general is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the Air Defence Artillery (now Army Air Defence) in June 1980.
He later commanded a Light Air Defence Regiment, which was actively involved in Operation Parakram.
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BJP mounts pressure on Congress, Rahul over Kamal Nath's '1984' episode

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13 Dec 2018 | 11:30 AM

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) The BJP on Thursday sought to mount pressure on the Congress President Rahul Gandhi vis-a-vis possibilities of elevation of Kamal Nath as new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and said if "1984 Sikh massacre" tainted Kamal Nath is appointed to the post than Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh should "resign".

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Rahul meets Cong observers for Rajasthan amid suspense over CM face

Rahul meets Cong observers for Rajasthan amid suspense over CM face

13 Dec 2018 | 11:19 AM

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Amid suspense over the chief ministerial face for Rajasthan, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met party observer for the state K C Venuhopal and Avinash Pandey here.

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Editors Guild suspends M J Akbar, Tarun Tejpal

12 Dec 2018 | 11:53 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Wednesday suspended M J Akbar, former Minister of State for External Affairs against whom at least 20 women journalists have levelled charges of sexual misconduct.

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Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

12 Dec 2018 | 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Delhi Metro services were briefly affected on Magenta Line on Wednesday afternoon due to a signalling related issue.

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8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

12 Dec 2018 | 8:11 PM

New Delhi , Dec 12(UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will honor eight Parliamentarians, including NCP supremo Sharad Pawar , BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi and Hema Malini and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on December 13 for their contributions and performance in strengthening Parliamentary Democracy.

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