Ministry of Defence

Tiruchy road overbridge completion aims for mid-2022 deadline

Days after the Ministry of Defence gave the nod for transferring its land for the Tiruchy RoB project, the State Highways Department has begun civil works for completion of the remainder arm.

published on : 15th November 2021

India and Israel to set up Task Force to work on roadmap for new areas in defence cooperation

During a meeting, both countries reviewed the progress made in Military to Military engagements including exercises and industry cooperation.

published on : 29th October 2021

Malayali Major-General K Narayanan to take over as 13th colonel of Maratha Light Infantry

Malappuram native Major-General K Narayanan, AVSM, SM, will be taking over as the 13th colonel of the Maratha Light Infantry on Tuesday.

published on : 11th October 2021

Ministry of Defence signs Rs 21,000 crore deal for 56 Airbus aircraft

These contracts were signed following the approval accorded by the Cabinet Committee on Security earlier this month.

published on : 25th September 2021

UK says it has evacuated 4,000 people from Afghanistan

In addition to 4,000 or so U.K. citizens, there are thought to be around 5,000 Afghan allies, such as translators and drivers, who are earmarked for a seat on a plane. 

published on : 22nd August 2021

Hyderabad-based Bharat Dynamics bags Rs 499-crore deal to supply missiles to Indian Air Force

With the Union Cabinet giving clearance for export of Akash Weapon System, Bharat Dynamics Limited is looking to take up export orders.

published on : 9th July 2021

300 youth from foreign countries to participate in NCC’s Republic Day camp in 2022: Defence Secretary

It will be part of the Youth Exchange Programme (YEP) which is an annual feature of the important NCC RD Camps through which exchange of cadets is done with the member nations.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Arrested intruder says China trying to hack defence ministry websites: Official

A couple of aerospace companies are also among the targets of the agencies, an STF officer told PTI on condition of anonymity.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Defence Ministry okays recruitment of 400 retired doctors of armed forces for COVID duty

The order says fixed monthly lump sum amount will be admissible by deducting the basic pension from the salary drawn at the time of retirement plus specialist pay wherever applicable.

published on : 9th May 2021

COVID-19 wave hits Ministry of Defence institute after in-person seminar held with positive cases

A seminar being conducted in-person by the institute on April 9, despite two positive cases, and the insistence on keeping the institute fully functional led to the virus spreading among its staff.

published on : 8th May 2021

India set to import portable oxygen generation plants from Germany

These oxygen-generating plants are expected to reach India within a week. They will be deployed in AFMS hospitals to provide adequate oxygen to the needy Covid patients.

published on : 23rd April 2021

DRDO's facility for COVID patients in Ahmedabad expected to start on 24 April

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh virtually reviewed the preparedness of Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces on Tuesday to deal with the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Rajnath Singh reviews preparedness of armed forces to deal with COVID spike

The minister has also advised the army establishments to aid the state governments in dealing with COVID pandemic.

published on : 20th April 2021

Supreme Court​ rejects plea against dismantling decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat'

The bench refused to accept submissions of Rupali Sharma, representative of Envitech Marine, that this is a "national treasury" and needed to be saved.

published on : 12th April 2021