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India offers disaster relief training, capacity building to Nepal

India offers disaster relief training, capacity building to Nepal

🕔12:09, 18.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 18  India is ready to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training and capacity building to Nepal as both countries make attempts to improve strained bilateral relations. The decision on providing assistance and training was taken during

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Rajnath to attend Veterans Day in Bengaluru on Thursday

Rajnath to attend Veterans Day in Bengaluru on Thursday

🕔07:08, 14.Jan 2021

Bengaluru, Jan 14  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh would attend the Veterans Day of the armed forces here on Thursday with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, an official said on Wednesday. “Singh and Rawat will attend the Veterans Day

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Agriculture Minister Tomar meets Rajnath Singh ahead of talks with farmers

Agriculture Minister Tomar meets Rajnath Singh ahead of talks with farmers

🕔07:36, 4.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 4  Ahead of crucial talks with farmers on Monday, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for discussions The protesting farmers have already given an ultimatum regarding intensifying their agitation if

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Pompeo to attend US-India 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi next week

Pompeo to attend US-India 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi next week

🕔06:54, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  New Delhi will be hosting the third India-US 2+2 ministerial level dialogue on October 27, amidst deteriorating relations with China. The US-India 2+2 talks, just weeks ahead of the US presidential elections, are significant in view

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DRDO releases new procurement manual to boost Industry participation

DRDO releases new procurement manual to boost Industry participation

🕔18:30, 21.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 21  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday released the Procurement Manual 2020 for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This move is aimed at encouraging more participation by Indian industry, including start-ups and Micro, Small and

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Defence Minister Rajnath hints at China-Pak collusive threat

Defence Minister Rajnath hints at China-Pak collusive threat

🕔07:10, 13.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 13  Emphasising upon the need to enhance road connectivity, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hinted at a collusive threat from Pakistan and China. Singh’s hint at a collusive threat came on the day when India and

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India can become base for defence industry: Rajnath

India can become base for defence industry: Rajnath

🕔08:33, 8.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 8  India can prove to be an excellent base for the defence and aerospace industry, for provision of repair, overhaul, maintenance and servicing facilities, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. The minister said that India can

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Rajnath launches startup challenge to promote self-reliance in defence sector

Rajnath launches startup challenge to promote self-reliance in defence sector

🕔12:12, 30.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 30  Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched a startup challenge to achieve self-reliance in the military sector under the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign. Singh launched the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC 4) featuring initiatives aimed at

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5 Rafale jets inducted, can be deployed at LAC at short notice: Rajnath

5 Rafale jets inducted, can be deployed at LAC at short notice: Rajnath

🕔14:16, 10.Sep 2020

Ambala/New Delhi, Sep 10  Five Rafale combat aircraft made by French company Dassault Aviation can be deployed at a short notice at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Ambala Air Base

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Rajnath discusses regional security, bilateral issues, in Tehran

Rajnath discusses regional security, bilateral issues, in Tehran

🕔07:42, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh discussed issues of regional security, including Afghanistan, and bilateral cooperation during his stopover in Tehran while on his way back to India from Russia. Singh held a meeting on Saturday with Iran’s

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Rajnath reviews defence corridor progress in UP

Rajnath reviews defence corridor progress in UP

🕔17:50, 24.Aug 2020

Lucknow, Aug 24  Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday, reviewed the progress on implementation of the MoUs signed with Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor through video conferencing. He said that all the proposed work for the Defence Industrial Corridor

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Navy effectively protects maritime interests of India: Rajnath

Navy effectively protects maritime interests of India: Rajnath

🕔17:56, 19.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 19  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday lauded the Indian Navy for effectively carrying out mission-based deployments in the Indian Ocean Region to protect the maritime interests of the country. As the three-day Naval Commanders Conference 2020

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Defence Minister honours Kargil martyrs

Defence Minister honours Kargil martyrs

🕔12:10, 26.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 26 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday remembered brave soldiers of the armed forces who fought Pakistani troops and intruders during the Kargil War 21 years ago. The minister laid a wreath and paid homage to the martyred

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Rajnath urges IAF to be ready for any eventuality on China border

Rajnath urges IAF to be ready for any eventuality on China border

🕔17:41, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the Indian Air Force’s operational capabilities and deployments at forward locations on Wednesday amid the tense border situation with China. Singh also urged the IAF to stand ready to handle any

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Rajnath in Ladakh, to review forces preparedness on ground

Rajnath in Ladakh, to review forces preparedness on ground

🕔11:08, 17.Jul 2020

New Delhi/Leh, July 17  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached the eastern Ladakh region on Friday to review the ground situation of troops at the hostile border areas with China. Singh will also interact with the soldiers and review the operational

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Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh, meet soldiers

Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh, meet soldiers

🕔08:18, 16.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 16 Amid the ongoing tension at borders with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting the eastern Ladakh region to interact with soldiers deployed in the hostile border area. The minister would be flying from Delhi to

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Defence Minister to unveil 6 critical bridges in J&K

Defence Minister to unveil 6 critical bridges in J&K

🕔07:46, 9.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 9  Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will unveil six critical bridges constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, sources said. The Defence Minister will unveil four bridges in Akhnoor sector and

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Rajnath Singh reviews infra requirements at borders

Rajnath Singh reviews infra requirements at borders

🕔18:13, 7.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 7  Amid ongoing tension at the borders with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting with Border Roads Origination (BRO) officials on Tuesday to discuss the improvement of infrastructure near Line of Actual Control with

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India rushes to buy fighters amid border standoff with China

India rushes to buy fighters amid border standoff with China

🕔18:44, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2  Amid the tense situation at the border with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a proposal for procurement of 21 MiG-29 fighter aircraft, along with upgradation of 59 Mig-29s, and 12 more Su-30 MKI

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Rajnath hails India-Russia ‘privileged strategic partnership’

Rajnath hails India-Russia ‘privileged strategic partnership’

🕔08:03, 24.Jun 2020

Moscow/New Delhi, June 24  Even as the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China remains tense, India on Tuesday posed great faith in its strategic partnership with Beijing’s close ally, Russia. During his special three-day visit to

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