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Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman steers clear of row over Army chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks

The defence minister said that she didn't feel the need to comment and doesn't need to comment on the same. 

published on : 22nd February 2018

 Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor: No point in blind imports, says Nirmala Sitharaman

India being the third-largest buyer of arms and equipment but in the absence of a good plan to reduce imports through local production, 13 armament factories are in "this state of affairs", she said.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Praise for NDA cadet who carried mate on back during race

A six-term cadet, Chirag Arora, carried fourth-term cadet Devesh Joshi on his back for over 500 metres so that the latter, in distress due to the gruelling nature of the 13.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman lauds officials for quick work on UP defence corridor plan

Nirmala Sitharaman today lauded officials for working out in a very short span of time the details of the defence industrial corridor in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 22nd February 2018

DRDO testing drone falls in agricultural field in Karnataka's Nayakanahatti

The 20 kg weighing drone lost connection with the radar immediately after taking off from the testing arena and fell within a radius of three kilometers from the range in a Ragi field.

published on : 21st February 2018

Punjab CM raises Khalistan issue with Trudeau; gets assurance that Canada did not support any separatist movement

Amarinder had refused to meet Canadian defence minister last year and even dubbed him and other ministers of Punjab-origin in the Trudeau government as Khalistani sympathisers.

published on : 21st February 2018

Militants attack defence vehicle in Pulwama

Militants on Tuesday attacked a Defence Supply Corps vehicle near an Air Force Station in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

published on : 21st February 2018

Congress looking for scam to throw mud on government: Nirmala Sitharaman 

The defence minister said the BJP did not throw tantrums during Congress-led UPA over any defence deals as the Congress was doing at present.

published on : 18th February 2018

Israel arrests six Palestinians 'planning attack on defence minister'

Israel arrested six Palestinians suspected of planning attacks targeting Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israelis in the occupied West Bank, security agency Shin Bet said Sunday.

published on : 18th February 2018

India wasted opportunity for normalisation of ties with Pakistan: Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan

Pakistan's Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that India has not only wasted the opportunity for normalisation of ties with Islamabad but also restricted the space for peace.

published on : 15th February 2018

India's defence budget breaks into world's top five: UK report

India's defence budget broke into the world's top five, beating the UK for the first time, a new report by a London-based global think-tank has said.

published on : 15th February 2018

35 insurgents killed in Kandahar airstrike: Afghanistan's Minister of Defence

The Taliban militants had launched a coordinated attack from four different angles in Nesh district, sparking a heavy gun battle with the security forces.

published on : 15th February 2018

Defence ministry clears mega purchase of weapons worth Rs 15,935 crore for armed forces

The decision was taken at a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) presided over by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

published on : 13th February 2018

Will take action on civilian structures near military installations: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Sitharaman says military stations all over the country were facing the problem of civilian constructions coming up too close to them.

published on : 12th February 2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Jammu as Sunjuwan anti-terror operation continues

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is visiting Jammu on Monday even as the anti-terror operation inside the Sunjuwan army camp here is still going on, army said.

published on : 12th February 2018
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