New Delhi: Indian Air Force's (IAF) Republic Day parade contingent, which was led by a woman officer for the first time in its 63-year-old history, has been adjudged he best marching team this year.
Among the three services, IAF's marching contingent has been selected as the best. BSF has got the award for best drill among the paramilitary forces, Defence Ministry officials said here today.
Three panels of judges were appointed for assessing the performances of marching contingents from the three Services, paramilitary forces and tableaux of various states, ministries, and schools, they said.
The award for the best tableaux has gone to Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry followed by those of Goa and Karnataka which bagged the second and third prizes respectively....more
09:55 PM, Jan 28, 2012