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Taiwan defence minister says island must defend itself against China

Taiwan's defense ministry has said that China would have 'comprehensive' capabilities to invade the island by 2025.

published on : 28th October 2021

Indian-origin Anita Anand is Canada's new Defence Minister as PM Trudeau reshuffles Cabinet

Anand, 54, will replace long-time defence minister Indian-origin Harjit Sajjan, whose handling of the military sexual misconduct crisis has been under criticism.

published on : 27th October 2021

NATO weighs Afghan lessons in waging major ops abroad

NATO took the lead on international security efforts in Afghanistan in 2003 but ended combat operations in 2014 to focus on training local security forces.

published on : 21st October 2021

Defence minister conducts final breakthrough blast of Sela tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh

The Sela tunnel would cut down the travel time between the Army's 4 Corps headquarters at Tezpur in Assam and Tawang by at least an hour.

published on : 14th October 2021

Water from 115 countries to be offered at Ayodhya, Rajnath says it replicates message of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

The water was procured by NGO Delhi Study Circle, which is led by BJP leader and former Delhi MLA Vijay Jolly.

published on : 18th September 2021

India, Australia concur that ‘Afghanistan must not become terror hub’

On the question of China calling the Quad an “Asian NATO,” Jaishankar said China should not misrepresent reality.

published on : 12th September 2021

Uncertainty has spread everywhere; current developments in Afghan one such example: Rajnath

The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in mid-August, ousting the previous elected leadership which was backed by the West.

published on : 9th September 2021

Rajnath Singh approves increase in financial powers of armed forces for revenue procurement

The defence ministry said the delegated financial powers of vice chiefs of the services have been increased by 10 percent subject to an overall ceiling of Rs 500 crore.

published on : 7th September 2021

Biohack your body

An otherwise healthy individual, who chooses to change their physiology by various do-it-yourself methods to make the mind and body perform at their best, is a biohacker.

published on : 1st September 2021

Palestine president, Israel defence minister hold new high-level talks, urged by US

Benny Gantz and Mahmoud Abbas signaled a possible shift of direction after the near-complete breakdown of communication between Abbas and Israeli leaders in recent years.

published on : 30th August 2021

Forces inimical to India trying to create atmosphere of instability, says Rajnath Singh

In this era of globalisation, no nation could be left untouched by these changes happening around the world, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said.

published on : 29th August 2021

Rajnath Singh hopes India will emerge as defence manufacturing hub for the world

The defence minister was speaking at the handing over ceremony of the Multi-Mode Hand Grenades to the Indian Army, at EEL premises in Nagpur.

published on : 24th August 2021

Pune stadium to be named after Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra

The stadium will be named 'Neeraj Chopra Army Sports Stadium' in Pune Cantonment.

published on : 21st August 2021

Portugal prepared to take in 243 Afghans, their families: Defence minister

Defense Minister João Gomes Cravinho said NATO is coordinating the evacuation of the Afghans because Portugal doesn’t have the military capacity to do so.

published on : 16th August 2021

Snooping row: Israeli officials inspect Pegasus office near Tel Aviv

For its part, NSO said defence ministry officials probing the complaints had ‘visited’ and not ‘raided’ its premises. 

published on : 30th July 2021
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