United Nation General Secretary Antonio Guterres on Friday honoured peacekeepers Major Suman Gawani Major, an Indian Army officer and Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo from Brazil with the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award. Major Suman Gawani served as a women peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019.
Giving a boost to “Make in India” programme, he Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday inducted Tejas Mk-1 Final Operation Clearance (FOC) aircraft into the recently resurrected No 18 Squadron, the “Flying Bullets” at Air Force Station Sulur. The Squadron is the first in the IAF to induct this platform.
The “Flying Bullets”, No. 18 Squadron, of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be made operational on Wednesday at Sulur Airbase by the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaduaria. The “Flying Bullets” will be the second IAF squadron which will fly indigenously-built fourth generation Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.
Indian Army Officer Major Suman Gawani has been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019). Along with Major Suman Gawani, Brazilian Naval Officer Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo will also receive the award. United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres described both as “powerful role models.” Major Gawan isContinue reading “Major Suman Gawani of Indian Army To Be Honoured With ‘2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year’ Award”
The Indian Army on Sunday lost four bravehearts while fighting with terrorists in Handwara town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. One Jammu and Kashmir police sub-inspector also attained martyrdom. The Indian Army personnel who lost their lives in the encounter, include Commanding Officer of 21 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) unit, Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh Kumar and Lance Naik Dinesh Singh. J&K police officer has been identified as Shakeel Qazi.