Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils India's first indigenously developed driverless metro car

Rajnath Singh unveiled the country's first indigenously designed and developed Driverless Metro Car at the BEML manufacturing facility.

published on : 15th January 2021

Turkey urges 'review' of US government's sanction move for advanced Russian air defence system

The sanctions deepened a rift between Washington and Ankara which have been at odds over a variety of issues, including Turkish military actions in Syria and elsewhere.

published on : 14th January 2021

Defence Services Enclave to get water supply after 50 years as Delhi HC intervenes

The high court observed that the “right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life” and it cannot be deprived to the citizens merely on the ground that it is an unauthorised colony.

published on : 12th January 2021

Defence Services Enclave in  Delhi to get water connection after 50 yrs, HC directs DJB to frame scheme

The high court observed that the "right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life" and it cannot be deprived to the citizens merely on the ground that it is an unauthorised colony.

published on : 11th January 2021

Rajnath launches portal for online sale of certain items through CSD canteens

The AFD-1 category has expensive items such as the aforementioned ones as well as air purifiers, dish washers, home theatres, mobile phones etc.

published on : 8th January 2021

CBI books DARE scientist, US firm for irregularities in procurement of radar components

The agency registered the case after getting clearance to lodge FIR against Priya Suresh, a scientist then posted at DARE, Bengaluru.

published on : 4th January 2021

India's S-400 deal with Russia may trigger US sanctions: Congressional report

The CRS' reports are neither an official report of the US Congress nor reflect the view of Congressmen.

published on : 4th January 2021

China's new National Defence Law expands power of its military headed by Xi Jinping

By the year 2027, which marks the centennial of the founding of the PLA, China will build a fully modern military, a goal that is in alignment with the national strength.

published on : 3rd January 2021

In a first in his tenure, US Congress overrides President Trump's veto of defence budget

Trump termed the bill a 'gift to China and Russia' and said it restricted his ability to lower troop numbers in Afghanistan, South Korea and elsewhere.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Centre grants 3-month extension to defence forces for emergency weapon acquisition

The three services were granted emergency powers to buy or lease any weapon system of their choice around the middle of 2020 after Chinese transgressions in the Ladakh sector.

published on : 31st December 2020

9 countries interested in acquisition of DRDO-developed Akash air defence missile system

After a clearance by the Union Cabinet today, a public sector unit under Defence Ministry will explore the opportunities of exporting the weapon system to these countries.

published on : 30th December 2020

Turkey, US in talks to discuss sanctions imposed over S-400s

The sanctions target Turkey’s Presidency of Defense Industries, the head of the presidency and three other senior officials. 

published on : 30th December 2020

'New India won't tolerate': Rajnath Singh warns China during graduation parade at Airforce academy Dundigal

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh added that India has been receiving a lot of praise from different countries for its befitting reply to China.

published on : 19th December 2020

Rajnath Singh hands over three important DRDO developed systems to Army, Navy and Air Force

Rajnath Singh also gave away awards to Defence Research and Development Organisation scientists for outstanding contributions in various categories during the function.

published on : 19th December 2020

MoD sanctions defence acquisitions worth Rs 28000 crore, indigenous firms get lion’s share

This was the first meeting of the Council under the new regime of Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020.

published on : 18th December 2020
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