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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

PROMOTION CIVIL SERVICES

1.  20.5 % IG ( = Maj Gen, GP 10000/- ) level posts have been approved from the earlier sanctioned 17% after IPS cadre review. An incr of 3.5%.

2.   Over 100 IPS Officers of 1996 batch promoted as DIG ( =Brig, GP 8900/-)

Source : Whispers

GOC TIGER DIVISION

THE TRIBUNE 

Major-Gen TPS Waraich, VSM, is the new GOC of 26 Division (Tiger Division). He took over from Major-Gen K Surendranath, SM, VSM, GOC Tiger Division, who is proceeding on transfer as MGGS, Southern Command.
Major-Gen Surendranath was given a farewell by Gautam Sen, Principal Controller of Defence Account: Northern Command, IDAS officers and senior officers of his PCDA (NC) office here today.
Both Major-Gen Surendranath and the PCDA recalled the all-round close functional cooperation between the Army establishments at Jammu and the Defence Account Department, particularly in the matter of logistics, functional and accounting support.

Over 200 armymen killed in JK, NE in 3 years

 PTI

Over 200 Indian Army personnel have lost their lives in last three years during the anti- terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the north-eastern states, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

"There have been 208 casualties of Army personnel during the last three years in anti-terror operations," Defence Minister A K Antony said in a written reply.

The highest number of casualties were suffered in 2007 when 83 followed by 64 in 2008, he said.

To another query, Antony said contract has been signed with Israel on March 4 this year to procure two Heron UAVs for deploying them for surveillance along the Eastern and Western seaboard of the country.