V.K.Singh takes over as Indian 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

US to give Pak 14 F-16 jets: PAF chief

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman has claimed that the US has agreed to provide 14 F-16 combat jets to Islamabad.
Talking to media persons during a press conference here, Air Chief Marshal Suleman said Pakistan would be getting more than a dozen F-16 jets, which would enhance the PAF’s capability