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India-US 2+2 foreign affairs, defence ministerial next week

India-US 2+2 foreign affairs, defence ministerial next week

🕔12:24, 13.Dec 2019

New York, Dec 13  The India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue of the top foreign affairs and defence leaders will be held on Wednesday, the State Department has announced. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper will

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India to emerge a key player in global defence arena: Sitharaman

India to emerge a key player in global defence arena: Sitharaman

🕔06:35, 21.Feb 2019

Bengaluru, Feb 21  India is set to emerge as a key player in the global defence arena, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday. “With the policy initiatives and procedural reforms, I am confident that India will emerge as a

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Russian Helicopters identified potential partners in localization of Ka-226T in India

Russian Helicopters identified potential partners in localization of Ka-226T in India

🕔20:57, 20.Feb 2019

Bangalore / 20 February 2019 : Russian Helicopters Holding Company (a part of State Corporation Rostec) and a number of Indian companies signed Memorandums of Understanding at Aero India 2019. The parties agreed to explore the producing a number of assemblies

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Indian armed forces ready for counter-attack: Sitharaman

Indian armed forces ready for counter-attack: Sitharaman

🕔07:27, 20.Feb 2019

Bengaluru, Feb 20  The Indian armed forces are ready for counter-attack as their morale is high despite the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on February 14, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday. “The response of all

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Sitharaman launches TN Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy

Sitharaman launches TN Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy

🕔20:36, 23.Jan 2019

Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday launched the Tamil Nadu Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy here and invited the industry to invest in these sectors, assuring them of support by the Central government. Speaking at the inaugural

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TN Defence Corridor to attract Rs 3,123 crore investment

TN Defence Corridor to attract Rs 3,123 crore investment

🕔11:09, 21.Jan 2019

Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu), Jan 21  In an effort to accelerate indigenous production of defence systems, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday inaugurated a Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor here that is expected to attract Rs 3,123.50 crore worth of investment.

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Rafale will bring Modi back to power: Nirmala

Rafale will bring Modi back to power: Nirmala

🕔07:23, 5.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 5  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday dismissed all allegations of corruption in the Rafale fighter jet deal and said it was “far better on every count” on pricing, processes and other factors and hit back at

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India, Singapore resolve to deepen cooperation; renew military training pact

India, Singapore resolve to deepen cooperation; renew military training pact

🕔11:04, 21.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 21  India and Singapore on Tuesday agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in defence and regional maritime security and renewed the pact to conduct joint military training and exercises in India at the 3rd Defence Ministers Dialogue (DMD).

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Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal

Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal

🕔10:29, 6.Nov 2018

Itanagar, Nov 6  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will arrive here on Tuesday to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Dibang Valley district, a defence official said here. The Defence Ministry confirmed her visit in a tweet on Monday

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India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Sitharaman

India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Sitharaman

🕔07:18, 13.Oct 2018

Paris, Oct 13  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that India presented a major opportunity for the French defence manufacturing industry even as she pitched for greater defence cooperation between India and France for securing both nations interests. “Indian

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Sitharaman praises Indian Coast Guard

Sitharaman praises Indian Coast Guard

🕔10:00, 26.Sep 2018

New Sep 26  The Indian Coast Guard’s relentless surveillance efforts and their quick response to Kerala’s natural calamity show they are a capable force in the region, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday. The second day of the Coast

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India, US strategic ties get boost at first 2+2 dialogue

India, US strategic ties get boost at first 2+2 dialogue

🕔11:14, 7.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 7 India and the US on Thursday elevated their strategic ties to a new level and signed a long-negotiated defence pact that will enable Indian armed forces to buy more sensitive military equipment from Washington while they also

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India, US sign key defence pact but no waiver on Russian, Iranian purchases

India, US sign key defence pact but no waiver on Russian, Iranian purchases

🕔11:00, 7.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 7  India and the US on Thursday signed a long-negotiated defence pact that enables Indian armed forces to buy more sensitive military equipment from Washington but there was no progress on securing a waiver from American sanctions

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India, US sign key defence pact

India, US sign key defence pact

🕔16:04, 6.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 6  India and the US on Thursday signed a long-negotiated and landmark defence agreement, COMCASA, which will enable Indian armed forces buy more military equipment from Washington and also access critical and encrypted defence technologies. The Communications, Compatibility,

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Defence Minister visits forward areas in J&K

Defence Minister visits forward areas in J&K

🕔08:59, 3.Sep 2018

Srinagar, Sep 3  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday visited forward posts in the frontier district of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir, and interacted with the troops deployed along the border. She was accompanied by the Army chief General Bipin

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Defence Minister visits forward areas in J&K

Defence Minister visits forward areas in J&K

🕔19:35, 2.Sep 2018

Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday visited forward posts in the frontier district of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir, and interacted with the troops deployed along the border. She was accompanied by the Army chief General Bipin

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India, Thailand to step up military ties

India, Thailand to step up military ties

🕔10:45, 28.Aug 2018

Bangkok, Aug 28  India has decided to step up military-to-military engagement with Thailand by commencing bilateral Navy exercise besides expanding cooperation on maritime security, as per a statement. The decision was taken in the bilateral talks between Defence Minister Nirmala

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Navy to get 111 utility helicopters worth Rs 21,000 crore, also 24 multi-role choppers

Navy to get 111 utility helicopters worth Rs 21,000 crore, also 24 multi-role choppers

🕔00:29, 26.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government on Saturday approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Indian Navy at a cost of over Rs 21,000 crore in a significant decision under the Strategic Partnership (SP) model that seeks to boost

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India, Japan reaffirm vow for deeper defence ties, Indo-Pacific stability

India, Japan reaffirm vow for deeper defence ties, Indo-Pacific stability

🕔10:00, 21.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 21  India and Japan on Monday reaffirmed their commitment for greater bilateral defence cooperation and ensuring a peaceful and stable Indo-Pacific region at the annual defence ministerial meeting here. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held talks with her

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DRDO SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT TEST OF ATGM ‘HELINA’

DRDO SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT TEST OF ATGM ‘HELINA’

🕔20:07, 19.Aug 2018

New Delhi, August 19 Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ has been successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter at 1400 hrs in the ranges of Pokhran, today. The weapon system has been tested for its full range. The

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