August 11 2015
The third-in-command in Nepal's army has been promoted and will become the next army chief, reports Nepal's Kantipur newspaper.
Maj. Gen. Rajendra Chhetri was promoted to lieutenant general on Tuesday and will succeed Chief of Army Staff Gaurav Sumsher Rana.
Rana is retiring due to age and was on leave starting Monday. He will formally retire in September.
In the interim, Chhetri will be acting chief. That post has been empty since the previous number two retired in...
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