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India in transitional phase towards self-reliance in defence: Rajnath

India in transitional phase towards self-reliance in defence: Rajnath

🕔06:36, 14.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India is witnessing a transitional phase towards self-reliance in defence sector and active and collective efforts are central to realise the dream of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Addressing the CMDs and

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Cabinet clears ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of youth in Armed Forces

Cabinet clears ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of youth in Armed Forces

🕔17:47, 14.Jun 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced that the Union Cabinet has approved a recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the Armed Forces. New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced that the Union Cabinet

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Russia-Ukraine conflict shows being self-reliant is necessity: Rajnath

Russia-Ukraine conflict shows being self-reliant is necessity: Rajnath

🕔18:01, 28.Apr 2022

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has once again highlighted that being self-reliant without dependencies is a vital necessity, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday. New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has once again highlighted that being self-reliant without

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2+2 leaders discuss expanding cooperation to new areas of defence, geography

2+2 leaders discuss expanding cooperation to new areas of defence, geography

🕔11:36, 12.Apr 2022

The diplomatic and defence leaders of India and the US have discussed expanding their cooperation into new defence areas like space and cyberspace to enable their militaries to jointly meet the challenges of this century, according to a readout of

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Modi greets Indian Coast Guard on 46th Raising Day

Modi greets Indian Coast Guard on 46th Raising Day

🕔07:17, 2.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday extended their best wishes to the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on its 46th Raising Day. “Best wishes to the Indian Coast

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PM, Defence Minister laud Army’s contribution towards national safety

PM, Defence Minister laud Army’s contribution towards national safety

🕔11:30, 15.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday lauded the Indian Army’s contribution towards national safety on the occasion of Army Day. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said: “Best wishes

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Defence Ministry releases Rs 320 cr to clear veterans’ welfare schemes backlog

Defence Ministry releases Rs 320 cr to clear veterans’ welfare schemes backlog

🕔06:44, 15.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Defence Ministry has allocated Rs 320 crore to clear the backlog of pending applications for welfare schemes for widows and dependent children of the veterans on the occasion of Veterans’ Day on Friday. The ministry

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Rajnath Singh tests positive for Covid

Rajnath Singh tests positive for Covid

🕔17:41, 10.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that he had tested positive for Covid. In a tweet, he said, “I have tested positive for Corona today with mild symptoms. I am under home quarantine. I request

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Sainik schools will encourage girls to realise their dreams: Rajnath

Sainik schools will encourage girls to realise their dreams: Rajnath

🕔16:30, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the government believes in increasing the role of women in the Armed Forces and a series of steps have been taken in that direction, including clearing the way for

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Swift troops movement at China and Pakistan borders, India constructs 24 bridges,3 roads

Swift troops movement at China and Pakistan borders, India constructs 24 bridges,3 roads

🕔18:39, 28.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) To ensure swift movement of troops at borders with China and Pakistan, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed 24 bridges and three roads, including at the height of over 19,000 feet in Ladakh, in four states

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India cannot depend on others for defence technologies amid security challenges: Rajnath

India cannot depend on others for defence technologies amid security challenges: Rajnath

🕔18:33, 18.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India cannot depend on other countries for defence technologies due to its stature, its geographical location as well as the security challenges it faces, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh underscoring the importance of achieving ‘Aatmanirbharta’ (Self

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French Defence Minister Florence Parly in India, reviews military ties

French Defence Minister Florence Parly in India, reviews military ties

🕔19:35, 17.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly reviewed their existing military-to-military cooperation, which has increased in spite of pandemic challenges, on Friday. The discussions were held during third annual Defence Dialogue in New

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India inks 4 deals with Russia, including purchase of over 6L AK-203 rifles

India inks 4 deals with Russia, including purchase of over 6L AK-203 rifles

🕔19:46, 6.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia inked four agreements on Monday, including a contract for procurement of over six lakh AK-203 assault rifles. The decision was taken during the meeting of the inter-governmental commission on military and military-technical cooperation

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India, Russia discuss bilateral, regional, int’l issues

India, Russia discuss bilateral, regional, int’l issues

🕔12:42, 6.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Top officials from India and Russia discussed key bilateral, regional and international issues, including the situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, during their meetings here on Monday. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Defence Minister

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Govt approves proposal for GSAT-7C satellite for Air Force

Govt approves proposal for GSAT-7C satellite for Air Force

🕔21:22, 23.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved the procurement of GSAT-7C satellite and ground hubs worth Rs 2,236 crore for the Indian Air Force for real-time connectivity of software defined radios. The complete design, development and launching

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Bangladesh War of Liberation was moral fight against injustice: Rajnath Singh

Bangladesh War of Liberation was moral fight against injustice: Rajnath Singh

🕔07:43, 23.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday described the Bangladesh War of Liberation as an ‘unprecedented event’ in the 20th century history. The minister said, “It was a moral fight against injustice, atrocities and oppression. Ordinary people

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INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy

INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy

🕔19:26, 21.Nov 2021

 INS Visakhapatnam will strengthen maritime security & protect national interests ·      Giant leap towards achieving ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ ·      Public-private partnership will soon make India a global shipbuilding hub ·      Indian Navy’s primary objective is to keep Indo-Pacific open,

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Volatile situation on borders, forces must be ready to respond at short notice: Rajnath

Volatile situation on borders, forces must be ready to respond at short notice: Rajnath

🕔22:01, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Citing the volatile situation on the borders, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the armed forces “need to be prepared to respond at a short notice for any contingency”. Addressing the second bi-annual Indian

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What Ram did in Lanka, Krishna in Mathura, Indian Army did in B’desh in ’71: Rajnath

What Ram did in Lanka, Krishna in Mathura, Indian Army did in B’desh in ’71: Rajnath

🕔07:12, 23.Oct 2021

Bengaluru, Oct 23  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that what Lord Rama did in Lanka, and and Lord Krishna did in Mathura, the Indian armed forces did the same in Bangladesh in 1971. He was speaking at the

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Sela Tunnel in Arunachal will bolster national security: Rajnath

Sela Tunnel in Arunachal will bolster national security: Rajnath

🕔15:21, 14.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sela Tunnel, located in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, will play a crucial role in bolstering national security and ensuring socio-economic development of the region, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Thursday presiding over

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