Mayank Singh

After superb show at Singapore Air Show, now LCA Tejas set to make debut in multi-nation exercise

IAF said the exercise from March 6 to 27 will be a platform for the indigenously developed Tejas aircraft to demonstrate their manoeuvrability and operational capability.

24 Feb 2022

With more roads and bridges, BRO gives infrastructure push along LAC to counter China might

In the year 2021, the eastern sector including the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim saw 149.98 km and 69.46 km long roads were constructed.

21 Feb 2022

Post of Maritime Security Advisor created, Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar to don the role

As the NMSC Vice Admiral, Kumar will be entrusted with the responsibility of coordinating between the various ministries and agencies related to maritime matters.

17 Feb 2022

Govt creates post of Maritime Security Advisor, Vice Admiral Ashok Kumar takes Charge

As the NMSC, Vice Admiral Kumar will be entrusted with the responsibility of coordinating between the various ministries and agencies related to maritime matters.

16 Feb 2022

Saudi commander on historic visit, West Asia ties get focus

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane had visited Saudi Arabia in December 2020 which also was a landmark as his was the first time that an Indian Army Chief visited the oil-rich nation. 

16 Feb 2022

Oman Navy chief in India for strategy talk

This is the second high-level meeting with Oman’s Defence Ministry Secretary General Mohammed Nasser Al Zaabi, the executive head of the Omani defence establishment.

15 Feb 2022

Russia, US to participate in India’s biggest Maritime Exercise Milan amidst Ukraine tensions

The US and Russia will be participating in India’s biggest maritime exercise Milan-2022 scheduled to begin at the end of this month.

12 Feb 2022

Border challenges more complex now: Lieutenant General Manoj Pande

Legacy challenges existing along the country’s borders have become complex as the character of war is changing courtesy new tools of aggression, the Army’s Vice Chief said on Thursday.

05 Feb 2022

China building bridge on Pangong lake is an “illegal occupation”: MEA

The government has never accepted this illegal occupation, the minister said and added that the government has taken note of a bridge being constructed.

04 Feb 2022

We are already witnessing ‘trailers’ of future conflicts, probability of full-blown conflict can never be ruled out: Army and Navy Chiefs

General Naravane pointed out that whatever is happening should shape our tomorrow and for it, we will have to transform technologically. 

04 Feb 2022

China threat: Big hike in navy budget

India is focussed on building maritime power to meet the threats of Chinese PLA Navy in the Indian Ocean.

03 Feb 2022

Firm imprint of Make in India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

FM said the government is committed to reducing imports and promoting Aatmanirbharta or self-reliance on equipment for the armed forces.

02 Feb 2022

Defence budget increased by 9.8 percent, FM announces steps to speed up indigenisation

It is an increase of 9.8 percent but keeping the threat perceptions along the borders, the important capital outlay has been raised by more than 10 percent for the second consecutive year

01 Feb 2022

Philippines and India ink defence deal for supply of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles

The Philippines had approved a $374.96 million (Rs 2700 crores) contract for the purchase of a shore-based anti-ship missile system from India.

28 Jan 2022

Indian Navy ropes in new-age tech with 30 Artificial Intelligence projects in the works

Indian Navy is focused on the incorporation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in critical mission areas. 

28 Jan 2022

Indian Navy’s joint maritime exercise to enhance Inter-Service synergy concludes

Giving the details of the assets, the Indian Navy said, “The intra-theatre exercise included mobilisation and participation of over 40 ships and submarines of the Indian Navy.”

26 Jan 2022

First Rafale women fighter pilot Shivangi Singh participates in Republic Day Parade

Shivangi Singh became only the second woman fighter pilot, after Flight Lieutenant Bhawna Kanth participating last year, to participate in the parade as part of the IAF tableau.

26 Jan 2022

 Six Indian Army soldiers conferred with Shaurya Chakra

Five of them have been awarded posthumously with the country’s third highest peacetime bravery award.

26 Jan 2022

BJP to contest in 65 seats in Punjab as final list out; Amarinder's outfit to field candidates in 37 constituencies

The BJP-led coalition for the Punjab elections announced its final list on Monday. Party president J P Nadda with BJP getting the maximum number of seats. 

25 Jan 2022

BJP, Capt. Amrinder and Dhindsa finalise seat sharing for upcoming Punjab assembly elections

BJP chief JP Nadda announced the seat sharing agreement between his party and its allies for the February 20 state polls.

24 Jan 2022

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