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Terror foremost challenge for Asean countries: Parrikar

Terror foremost challenge for Asean countries: Parrikar

🕔15:06, 6.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 6 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday called terrorism the “foremost challenge” for the Asean member-countries, adding that there is a need to delegitimise it as an instrument of state policy.Parrikar said: “Terrorism remains foremost challenge to our

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Parrikar meets defence chiefs after Baramulla attack

Parrikar meets defence chiefs after Baramulla attack

🕔12:26, 3.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 3  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday met the three Service chiefs in the wake of a terror attack at a Rashtriya Rifle camp in Baramulla town of Jammu and Kashmir.Army chief General Dalbir Singh, Air Force

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India, US sign military logistics agreement; say not to involve bases

India, US sign military logistics agreement; say not to involve bases

🕔21:34, 30.Aug 2016

Washington/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and the US signed an agreement on sharing military logistics, in a major step forward in closer bilateral defence cooperation, though both sides clarified it will not involve setting up of military bases. The Logistics

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Defence minister’s UAE visit rescheduled

Defence minister’s UAE visit rescheduled

🕔10:23, 18.May 2016

New Delhi, May 18  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman, for which he was to leave on Tuesday night, has been delayed, sources said.The minister’s Oman visit will now start on May 20, and

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Parrikar to make statement in parliament on AgustaWestland

Parrikar to make statement in parliament on AgustaWestland

🕔12:54, 27.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 27 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday he will make a statement on the AgustaWestland scam in parliament.Asked about the details emerging in the VVIP chopper scam, he said: “I will speak about the issue in the

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Rafale deal may be closed soon: Parrikar

Rafale deal may be closed soon: Parrikar

🕔13:27, 21.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 21  The Rafale deal with France is in advanced stage and the government intends to close it quite soon, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.Asked if a final agreement had been reached on the price for

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Parrikar promises time-bound enquiry into army firing

Parrikar promises time-bound enquiry into army firing

🕔15:38, 13.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 13  A time-bound probe will be held into the firing by troops in Jammu and Kashmir that killed three civilians, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. The minister gave the assurance to Jammu and Kashmir Chief

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Government reconsidering OROP denial to premature retirees

Government reconsidering OROP denial to premature retirees

🕔14:33, 18.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 18 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said government is reconsidering the denial of the OROP scheme to premature retirees. In an interview to Karan Thapar on India Today TV, Parrikar said a one-member judicial commission can also relook

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PM, defence minister condole death of soldiers in Siachen avalanche

PM, defence minister condole death of soldiers in Siachen avalanche

🕔12:03, 5.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 5  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday condoled the death of soldiers who were trapped in an avalanche at the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region.The search and rescue mission however

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Defence minister, army, air force chiefs to visit Pathankot

Defence minister, army, air force chiefs to visit Pathankot

🕔14:53, 5.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 5  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, along with Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha will visit Pathankot in Punjab on Tuesday in the wake of a terror attack

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India will be part of anti-IS operations under UN flag: Parrikar

India will be part of anti-IS operations under UN flag: Parrikar

🕔12:22, 16.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 16 India will participate in operations against the Islamic State only if this is under the UN flag, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.“It is India’s policy… If there is a UN resolution, India will participate in

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OROP implementation after Bihar polls: Parrikar

OROP implementation after Bihar polls: Parrikar

🕔11:05, 12.Oct 2015

Panaji, Oct 12  The One Rank, One Pension for retired military personnel will be implemented after the Bihar elections, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.He also said that contentious issues including those related to premature retirement had been resolved, conceding

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Defence Acquisition Council to meet on Friday

Defence Acquisition Council to meet on Friday

🕔10:59, 28.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 28  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday chair a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council, which is likely to clear some key proposals for defence acquisition.The meeting may also take up the deal for buying 36

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US defence secretary meets Parikkar

US defence secretary meets Parikkar

🕔14:36, 3.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 3  On a three-day visit to India, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Wednesday met Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The meeting took place at South Block after Carter, heading a high-level delegation, laid a wreath at

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Parrikar to visit LoC, review security situation

Parrikar to visit LoC, review security situation

🕔11:37, 23.May 2015

Jammu, May 23  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived in Jammu on Saturday to review the overall security situation in the region and visit some forward areas on the Line of Control (LoC). A special plane carrying the defence minister landed

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Parrikar to begin two-day J&K visit on Friday

Parrikar to begin two-day J&K visit on Friday

🕔13:08, 22.May 2015

Jammu, May 22  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will begin his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Col. S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army’s Udhampur based northern command said the defence minister, who will be acompanied by the Indian

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India will provide all help Nepal needs: Parrikar

India will provide all help Nepal needs: Parrikar

🕔15:31, 30.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 30  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said India will provide all the help Nepal needs. “Whatever their requirement is, we will provide that… We are doing everything as per their requirement,” Parrikar said in response to

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Quick response to calamities, helping neighbours priority : Parrikar

Quick response to calamities, helping neighbours priority : Parrikar

🕔18:11, 26.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 26 Quick response to calamities in the neighbourhood as well as in India is high-priority for the armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday as India stepped up rescue and relief operations in earthquake-hit Nepal. He

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Prabhu refuses divulge details of rail line along India-China border

Prabhu refuses divulge details of rail line along India-China border

🕔11:26, 14.Apr 2015

Guwahati, April 14  Days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar revealed India’s plan to set up a rail station along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday admitted to the plan but refused to give details.

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India wants friendly relations with neighbours: Parrikar

India wants friendly relations with neighbours: Parrikar

🕔10:40, 23.Mar 2015

Bhubaneswar, March 23  Advocating a larger role for India in the Indian Ocean region, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said India was building good relations with its neighbours and at the same time increasing its strength. “I believe that I should

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