Defence

CPI(M) questions Pragya Thakur's appointment to defence panel

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.

published on : 21st November 2019

Detained under PSA, Farooq Abdullah nominated on key defence panel

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.

published on : 21st November 2019

India all set to have first Chief of Defence Staff as NSA-led panel completes groundwork

The sources said the CDS will be a four-star general and will be the first among equals among the service chiefs.

published on : 20th November 2019

Defence start-ups get a shot in the arm from government

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.

published on : 16th November 2019

In HIV-prevalent Mizoram, a subject on drug abuse in schools and colleges soon

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.

published on : 14th November 2019

Important to strengthen defence manufacturing: Rajnath Singh

The minister expressed confidence that India will emerge as a net innovator and net exporter of defence technologies rather than a net importer.

published on : 12th November 2019

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.

published on : 11th November 2019

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.

published on : 6th November 2019

Defence Ministry's quota proposal for arms unit apprentices rejected

The Apprentices Act, 1961 governs and regulates training and matters pertaining to apprentices in government establishments.

published on : 5th November 2019

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.

published on : 31st October 2019

Boost for DRDO’s Air Independent Propulsion system as land-based prototype successfully operated

The DRDO programme to build a fuel cell-based AIP system for Indian Naval Submarines has crossed several milestones in technology maturity, added MoD

published on : 30th October 2019

Government approves procurement of indigenously developed military hardware worth Rs 3300 crore

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

published on : 21st October 2019

Indian and Japanese armies begin annual exercise 'Dharma Guardian 2019'

There will be important lectures, demonstrations and drills related to counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations as part of the exercise.

published on : 19th October 2019

India-US bilateral defence trade to reach USD 18 billion this year: Pentagon 

The US is committed to strengthen its partnership with India while furthering military-to-military relationships and cooperation with India, a US official said.

published on : 19th October 2019

Centre approves admission of girl students in Sainik schools from 2021-22 academic session

Singh also directed the officials concerned to ensure availability of necessary infrastructure and sufficient female staff in those educational institutes, it said.

published on : 18th October 2019
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