Pragya Thakur, accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, will be part of the 21-member consultative committee on defence headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Abdullah was detained on August 5, hours before the Union government scrapped the special status of J&K bifurcated the state into two union territories.
The sources said the CDS will be a four-star general and will be the first among equals among the service chiefs.
Earlier this week, the Centre announced that it would set aside Rs 500 crore to invest into start-ups working on defence products and solutions.
According to latest figures received from Mizoram State AIDS Control Society, nine new cases of HIV positive are detected all over the state every day.
The minister expressed confidence that India will emerge as a net innovator and net exporter of defence technologies rather than a net importer.
India will become USD 10 trillion economy within 10 to 15 years, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India will emerge as a net innovator and net exporter of defence technologies rather than a net importer.
India-Russia decides to constitute specific working groups for after-sales support of key defence platforms
Both sides also agreed to intensify efforts to finalise cooperation programme for 2021-2030 period.
The Apprentices Act, 1961 governs and regulates training and matters pertaining to apprentices in government establishments.
KT Rama Rao demands defence lands for Telangana in meeting with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
He also mentioned that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had requested the Central government for the alienation of these lands back in 2017.
The DRDO programme to build a fuel cell-based AIP system for Indian Naval Submarines has crossed several milestones in technology maturity, added MoD
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
There will be important lectures, demonstrations and drills related to counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations as part of the exercise.
The US is committed to strengthen its partnership with India while furthering military-to-military relationships and cooperation with India, a US official said.
Singh also directed the officials concerned to ensure availability of necessary infrastructure and sufficient female staff in those educational institutes, it said.