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KOCHI: For the first time in the history of the Indian Navy, a couple are serving as Chief Medical Officers of the Southern and Eastern Naval Commands. While Arti Sarin assumed charge as the Command Medical Officer, Kochi-based Southern Naval Command, on promotion to the rank of Surgeon Rear Admiral, her husband Surgeon Rear Admiral C S Naidu is presently the Command Medical Officer, Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam. Defence sources said this is the first time in the history of the Indian Navy both husband and wife will be serving together as Chief Medical Officers of two commands. This was also the first time that a woman held the post of CMO in the Southern Naval Command, they said.
Asked if China had an advantage over India, the IAF chief said, “Rest assured, our armed forces are capable of handling the situation.” However, Bhadauria would not go into details on whether the Chinese army had crossed 2km into the LAC. “Have faith in the Indian Army. It has come out with information about what happened. We don’t have to give any message to the adversary because the adversary knows our capacity,” he said and added that air patrolling in the Ladakh region has been increased. On indigenous production of aircraft for India, he said the design of LCA Mk2 is progressing and in next 15 years, IAF will have 300 aircraft all manufactured indigenously. “We have to now create