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Army dedicates Chair of Excellence to USI in memory of Bipin Rawat

New Delhi, March 15 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Indian Army has dedicated a Chair of Excellence in memory of late Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat at the United Service Institution of India (USI) on the eve of his 65th birthday.
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Bipin Rawat: Bad weather caused India's top commander's chopper crash

A helicopter crash that killed the head of India's armed forces and 13 others was caused by a pilot disoriented by a sudden turn in the weather. Gen Bipin Rawat was among those killed when the chopper hit a hillside and burst into flames in Tamil Nadu state in December.
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Bipin Rawat: India holds funerals for top general and his wife after crash

India has held funerals for its top military commander and his wife in the capital Delhi. Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika, and 11 others were killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week. Gen Rawat, 63, was cremated with full military honours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath...
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Bipin Rawat: India’s top general laid to rest with full state honours as witnesses recall seeing chopper disappear into fog

India’s senior-most military official Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were laid to rest with full state honours on Friday.General Rawat, his wife and 11 others were killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.The Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V 5 helicopter crashed in a forest minutes before its scheduled landing at the Wellington military base. The lone survivor, Group Captain Varun Singh, is being treated at a military hospital in the state.The 63-year-old general was named India’s first chief of defence staff (CDS) in 2019, a role designed to provide...

Bipin Rawat death: No SOS call before helicopter carrying Indian military chief crashed

An Indian air force helicopter that crashed and killed the military chief, General Bipin Rawat, and 12 others lost contact with air traffic control seven minutes before it was supposed to land and sent no distress call before it was found in flames in a forested area, India’s defense minister said on Thursday.In a statement in India’s Parliament, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh did not indicate any SOS by the helicopter crew or bad weather in the region in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.Rawat, 63, his wife and 11 army and air force personnel on board were killed in the...
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Bipin Rawat: Tributes for India's top general who died in helicopter crash

Tributes have poured in from around the world for India's top military commander, who died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died after the Mi-17V5 helicopter crashed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. An inquiry has been...
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Bipin Rawat: India's 'inspiring commander' who died in helicopter crash

General Bipin Rawat, who died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, was India's most senior defence official. He was appointed as the country's first chief of defence staff (CDS) in 2019, and previously served as the chief of India's one-million strong army. The 63-year-old had the reputation of being a...
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Bipin Rawat: Top India general dies in helicopter crash

India's top military commander has been killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the country's Air Force says. Footage from the scene showed people trying to douse the flames.

Bipin Rawat: India’s most senior general killed in helicopter crash, military confirms

India’s most senior military official has been killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the air force confirmed.General Bipin Rawat and his wife, Madhulika Rawat, were among 14 people travelling in the chopper when it came down shortly after leaving the army base in Sulur. On Wednesday evening, the air force confirmed in a statement that Gen Rawat and his wife both died, and that there was only a single survivor from the crash.The news has sent shockwaves through India, with the 63-year-old general a well-known figure after he was named India’s first chief...
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Who was General Bipin Rawat, the Indian army chief killed in helicopter crash?

India’s first chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 military officials died on Wednesday in a helicopter crash in the hills of Nilgiris, in southern Tamil Nadu state. Gen Rawat, 63, was once shot by Pakistani troops as a young officer and had survived a...
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CDS Bipin Rawat shared special bond with Kodagu in K’taka

Bengaluru, Dec 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) The country's first Chief of Defence Staff Late General Bipin Rawat, who died in an IAF helicopter crash, shared a special bond with the Kodagu district of Karnataka, which is regarded as the land of army generals.
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Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat among 13 dead in helicopter crash

A helicopter carrying India’s chief of defence staff, his wife and several top military officials crashed in the hills of south India, killing 13 people on board, including the top official, the country's air force said on Wednesday. Gen Bipin Rawat was one of 14 people on board the...
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India's top military official, Bipin Rawat, dies in a helicopter crash

KRISHNASWAMY: (Speaking in Tamil). FRAYER: A villager named Krishnaswamy says he saw the helicopter crash into a huge ball of fire and smoke. Thirteen of the 14 people on board were killed, including General Bipin Rawat, who was the equivalent of the United States chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was on his way to give a speech at a defense college in a Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter.