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English Release 16-September 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • Speech by Hon'ble President at the banquet hosted by President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Hanoi, 15 September 2014
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • India-China ties from “Inch towards Miles”
  • Steel and Mines PSUs donate Rs. 15 crore to PMNRF
  • Min of Agriculture
  • National Livestock Mission (NLM) to Ensure Quantitative and Qualitative Improvement in Livestock Production
  • Min of Defence
  • Round up at 1300 hrs --- Number of People Rescued Crosses 2,37,000 in J&K
  • Min of Environment and Forests
  • Environmental norms to be made stringent and practical, stakeholders to be consulted: Shri Prakash Javadekar
  • Making students aware of sustainable development is the real protection of environment: Shri Prakash Javadekar
  • Biodiversity informatics vital for sustainable growth
  • Ministry of Finance
  • India Signs Loan Agreement with ADB Worth $63.3 Million for Improving Urban Services and Strengthening Municipal and Project Management Capacity in Several Towns in North Karnataka
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers / Secretaries of Interior / Home and SAARC Immigration Authorities
  • Min of Labour & Employment
  • Labour Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Underscores the Role of Education, says a Single Step by Everyone Takes India Ahead by 1.25 billion Steps
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • ACC Appointments
  • ACC Appointments
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 95.50 per bbl on 15.09.2014
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • Axis Bank Joins ETC Implementation Plan of Road Transport & Highways Ministry

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Ministry of Defence31-August, 2009 17:43 IST
General Deepak Kapoor is New Chairman COSC
Admiral Sureesh Mehta, Navy Chief handed over the baton of Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee to Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor at South Block, New Delhi.

General Deepak Kapoor, the new Chairman of the COSC was commissioned in the Indian Army in Jun 1967 and has held important Staff and Command appointments during his illustrious career. The General Officer has taken active part in 1971 Bangladesh operations.

He commanded a brigade in the Line of Control in Jammu and KashmIr, a division as part of a strike corps during OP PARAKRAM and a corps on the Indo-China border. On promotion as Army Commander, he commanded the Army Training Command at Shimla. Thereafter, he commanded the Northern Command from 05 Sep 2005 to 31 Dec 2006.

The General officer has also represented the country as the Chief Operations Officer for all United Nations Forces deployed in Somalia from 1994 to 1995.

The General officer took over as the Chief of Army Staff on 30 Sep 07. Since then he has focused on the modernisation of the Army in pursuit of the aim of making it one of the finest Armies in the world.

The General was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal in Jan 1996, Sena Medal in Jan 1998, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in Jan 2006 and Param Vishisht Seva Medal in Jan 2007,

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