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Kargil war hero Lt Gen YK Joshi appointed Northern Army Commander

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Kargil war hero Lt Gen YK Joshi was on Thursday appointed the commander of the strategically crucial Northern Command which looks after the borders with both adversaries -- China and Pakistan. Lt Gen Joshi will take over the charge from Lt Gen Ranbir Singh who will retire from service on January 31, on February 1. He will take charge of the Northern Command as General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C).