Ministry of Defence

Strains of ragas at 'Beating Retreat' in Delhi

Traffic restrictions will be put in place from 2 pm to 9.30 pm Sunday, according to an advisory, adding Vijay Chowk will remain closed for traffic.

published on : 29th January 2023

Cantonment residents laud MoD move to map civilian areas in Hyderabad

The press release stated that the association has made a 1250-page dossier highlighting how Secunderabad Cantonment stands on a different footing from other cantonments in India.

published on : 20th January 2023

Women officers in Indian Army to be inducted into Artillery soon

The Regiment of Artillery is said to be the second largest arm of the Indian Army, after the infantry.

published on : 11th January 2023

Merger of SCB civil areas with GHMC will expedite infra projects: KTR

Residents express delight at MoD’s decision to form 8-member panel to look into the issue

published on : 6th January 2023

Aero India to be held from February 2023

Bengaluru-based defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will organise the event, in which exhibitors from across the world are expected to take part.

published on : 28th November 2022

FNECS submits objections, demands reopening of Cantonment roads

The MoD was the respondent in the high court case, and the same ministry later issued orders to reopen all roads.

published on : 16th November 2022

Northern Border: MoD to purchase 750 RPAVs to increase Army’s arsenal

The RFP in its description of the equipment mentions that the current volatile situation along Northern Borders warrants expeditious procurement of operational equipment.

published on : 26th October 2022

MoD plans to buy 1,000 spy copters, 80 mini aircraft

Another RFP has been issued to procure 80 Mini Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs).

published on : 21st October 2022

Indian Army and Chinese troops disengage from Gogra-Hotsprings standoff point

It is significant as there had been a state of stalemate since the 13th round of the Corps Commander level talks held on October 10, 2021.

published on : 8th September 2022

Vostok 2022 drills: Amid LAC tensions, India, China to take part in military exercise in Russia

There were no immediate comments from the Indian Army or the Ministry of Defence in New Delhi on the participation of Indian soldiers at the Vostok-2022 military exercises in Russia.

published on : 29th August 2022

Defence export by India in 2021-22 touches record high; US biggest customer: Data

In addition South East Asia, Middle East and Africa were the other major regions which imported from India.

published on : 9th July 2022

Rajnath to brief Parliamentary panel on Agnipath Recruitment Scheme

The Defence Secretary, three Service Chiefs and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence are also expected to be present.

published on : 8th July 2022

BRO Cafes on 75 border roads soon 

The Ministry of Defence has given the green signal for these wayside amenities at 75 locations in 12 states and Union Territories.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Defence Ministry approves setting up of 'BRO Cafes' at 75 border locations across 12 states/UTs

Since the inaccessibility and remoteness of these roads preclude widespread commercial deployments, the BRO, by virtue of its presence, took it upon itself to open such facilities at remote places.

published on : 22nd June 2022

'Defence Minister is empowered to change provisions of Agniveer': Source

The MoD will not be required to wait for Cabinet approval, which in most other cases is needed, the source added.

published on : 17th June 2022

Rs 76,000 crore defence boost for domestic industry

The aim is to build a pan-India secure network to digitise surface and aviation operations, logistics, finance and HR processes in Coast Guard.

published on : 7th June 2022

Bharat Dynamics signs Rs 2,971 crore deal with Defence Ministry for ASTRA MK-1 BVR missile

This programme will create opportunities in Aerospace Technology by involving several MSMEs spread over the country. 

published on : 1st June 2022

Defexpo 2022 to take place in Gujarat

Sources said with reopening of flight routes and resumption of normal traffic, the Ministry is likely to announce new dates and send out invites for the five-day exhibition.

published on : 25th May 2022

Defence Expo 2022 to take place in Gandhinagar in October

The expo will be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi, who is likely to spend a couple of days in the capital city of his home state and meet the chiefs of top defence companies.

published on : 25th May 2022

Power games: Private sector struggles for defence orders

The Ministry of Defence has budgeted Rs 75,000 crore for Make in India for the financial year 2022-23.

published on : 23rd May 2022
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