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Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 11:36 AM IST
Indian Army Day: Saluting The Legacy Of Field Marshal KM Cariappa
On January 15, 1949, Field Marshal KM Cariappa took over from General Sir Francis Butcher to become the Indian Army’s first Commander-in-Chief. The day has been observed as Army Day to recognise this, and to acknowledge the achievements and risks undertaken by Indian army personnel.
Top StoriesJan 14, 2021, 4:55 PM IST
Indian armed forces salute Veterans
Indian armed forces on Thursday observed Veterans Day, commemorating the respect and recognition of the services rendered by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal KM Cariappa OBE, who retired on this day in 1953. Anish Singh reports
Top StoriesJan 13, 2021, 1:11 PM IST
Video: Gearing up for 73rd Army Day parade
Army Day was first celebrated in 1949 to commemorate the day when first Indian Commander-in-Chief KM Carriappa took over command of the Indian Army from Gen Sir FRR Butcher.
Top StoriesJan 12, 2021, 7:46 PM IST
In a first, Indian Army to induct women pilots next year
In a significant move, the Indian Army has decided to induct women officers into its Aviation Corps' flying branch from next year. Anish Singh reports.
ScienceDec 11, 2020, 9:42 AM IST
An Indian American on Moon by 2024? Raja Chari may do it
Indian American Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari has been named by US space agency NASA as one of the 18 astronauts who will be train for its Artemis moon-landing programme.
Top StoriesDec 7, 2020, 8:23 AM IST
Serum Institute seeks emergency authorisation for Covishield vaccine
The Serum Institute of India has become the first Indian company to seek emergency use authorization for the Oxford Covid vaccine in India.
ChinaDec 2, 2020, 5:22 PM IST
China buys first Indian rice in decades amid scarce supply
The rice imports come despite political tensions over a border dispute in the Himalayas which erupted into a clash in June in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.
World NewsNov 30, 2020, 9:49 AM IST
Neera Tanden, the Desi American who may be Joe Biden's budget chief
United States President elect Joe Biden could nominate Indian American Neera Tanden to the office of Management and Budget as director. To simplify, Neera Tanden could be given the responsibility of managing the Biden administration's Budget. If confirmed by the United States Senate, she would be the first Indian American to head the influential Office of Management and Budget at the White House.
IndiaNov 15, 2020, 5:10 PM IST
French Embassy pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee
'First Indian film personality conferred with France's highest award for artists': French Embassy pays tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee
IndiaNov 6, 2020, 7:31 PM IST
'Sneham naranya aashamsakal...' When New Zealand's first Indian-origin MP addressed Parliament in Malayalam
"Ellam suhrathakalkam ende sneham naranya aashamsakal. Ellarkum ende nanni ariyikyunnu... " (Best wishes for all my friends. I congratulate everyone) -- That's how New Zealand's first Indian-origin Cabinet minister Priyanca Radhakrishnan greeted her country's Parliament back in 2017. The video has now gone viral.
WORLDNov 4, 2020, 12:16 PM IST
Pramila Jayapal wins third consecutive term; Niraj Antani creates history to become Ohio Senate
Chennai-born Jayapal, 55, from the Democratic Party, defeated Republican Craig Keller by a massive 70 percentage points in the Seventh Congressional District of Washington State. Meanwhile, Niraj Antani, a 29-year-old Republican, has created history by becoming the first Indian-American to be elected to the Ohio state Senate.