Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat named next Army Chief, superseding two senior officers

Bewoor retired, the government granted Bewoor an extension to continue until Bhagat retired. Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been made the new chief of the Indian Air Force. A company commander at Uri on the LoC, battalion commander at Kibithu on the Line of Actual Control or LAC, and brigade/sector commander with Rashtriya Rifles in the high octane Sopore sector.

Mistry resigns from all Tata Boards

Mistry resigns from all Tata Boards

Besides deciding the fate of Mistry, shareholders of three companies -- Tata Steel, Tata Motors and Tata Chemicals-- were supposed to vote on removing independent director Nusli Wadia, who backed Mistry. "It's unfortunate that only after his removal as chairman that he began making allegations and misrepresentations about business decisions he was party to for over a decade", Tata Sons said.

Russian Official Blames

Russian Official Blames "Western Media" for Turkish Ambassador's Assassination

While first reports indicated Mr Karlov's killer may have acted alone, Turkey has struggled to get a handle on the rise of home-grown jihadists and Islamic State-linked militants returning to Turkey from Syria. Relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin have only recently been restored after plunging into crisis when Turkish jets shot down a Russian warplane near the border with Syria in November past year.

101-year old pedophile convicted in UK

101-year old pedophile convicted in UK

His three victims, who said they finally felt they could come forward when they saw his 100th birthday celebrations on social media, hugged each other and wept with relief as the verdicts were delivered. He will serve half of his sentence before he is referred for parole. Clarke seemed unconcerned by the gravity of the charges against him throughout his two-week trial, at one point saying while jurors were outside: "Well, it is Christmas - he (the judge) might send us all home".

Yemen attack: ISIS claims responsibility

The attacker immersed himself among the soldiers at Al-Sawlaba base, in Al-Arish district, a military official said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday, but the city has previously been targeted by jihadist groups in the region.