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General V.K. Singh2The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh Wednesday deposed before parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to answer queries about alleged irregularities in defence-run canteens as pointed out by the government auditor last year. This is the first time that an army chief has appeared before the PAC, which oversees government spending. The meetings are usually […] Continue reading Army chief appears before PAC over canteen irregularities

American soldiers gyrating to Lady Gaga in a video spoof will not face any reprimand for their massive YouTube hit, the US Army said Thursday. The video by paratroopers in western Afghanistan dancing in a choreographed remake of Lady Gaga’s hit “Telephone” has attracted more than 3.5 million views and made a young sergeant an overnight online star … Continue reading No security risk in grooving to Gaga, US Army says

Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh Thursday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed satisfaction with the state of readiness to counter infiltration from across the border.
Gen. Singh visited forward areas in Mendhar and Poonch sectors in the border district of Poonch, 240 km north of […] Continue reading Indian Army chief visits forward areas in Kashmir

A day after taking charge as the Indian army chief, Gen V.K. Singh Thursday said internal security in the country needs to be strengthened to fight external challenges.
“Our internal health (security) is very important. Till the time our internal security is not up to the mark, we won’t be able to take good care of […] Continue reading Strengthen internal security: Army chief

Lt Gen V.K. Singh Wednesday ceremonially took charge as the 26th chief of the 1.13 million-strong Indian Army after his predecessor Gen Deepak Kapoor retired.
Singh, 59, will hold the post for the next two years.
Singh, who was GOC-in-C of Eastern Command, has vast experience in counter-insurgency operations.
He comes from the Rajput Regiment and is a […] Continue reading V.K.Singh takes over as Indian Army chief