Lt Gen Bipin Rawat named as next Indian Army Chief
Defence Ministry says Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has been nominated as new Chief of Air Force.
In India, Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat vice chief of army staff has been named as the new Army chief.
In a tweet, the Defence Ministry said that Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has been nominated as the new Chief of Air Force.
These are the first high profile defence appointments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.