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India, Madagascar for long term maritime security cooperation

India, Madagascar for long term maritime security cooperation

🕔16:51, 6.Feb 2020

Lucknow, Feb 6 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held bilateral talks with his counterpart from Madagascar, Lt. General Rokotonirina Richard, on the second day of DefExpo 2020 here on Thursday where he stressed upon enhancing ties in maritime security cooperation in

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Defence Min talks business with five counterparts at DefExpo

Defence Min talks business with five counterparts at DefExpo

🕔12:48, 5.Feb 2020

Lucknow, Feb 5  On the first day of DefExpo2020 on Wednesday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held meetings with his counterparts from five countries – the UAE, the UK, the Maldives, Kyrgyzstan and Oman – to strengthen military cooperation. Singh and

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PM gave instant go-ahead for CDS without delay: Rajnath

PM gave instant go-ahead for CDS without delay: Rajnath

🕔15:42, 14.Jan 2020

Jaipur, Jan 14 Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the discussions regarding the creation of the new post of Chief of Defence Staff were going on for over 20 years, however Prime Minister Narendra Modi “gave his instant approval

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Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot

Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot

🕔11:01, 22.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 22  About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation

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Let’s go for indigenous defence manufacturing: Rajnath

Let’s go for indigenous defence manufacturing: Rajnath

🕔14:27, 20.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 20  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India needs to cut down dependency on foreign manufacturers in defence production and instead develop indigenous comprehensive capabilities. Singh was delivering the inaugural address at a seminar on

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No plans to privatise ordnance factories: Defence Ministry

No plans to privatise ordnance factories: Defence Ministry

🕔20:28, 17.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 17  The Central government on Saturday denied reports about privatisation of ordnance factories across the country in a response to workers who have threatened to launch a 30-day strike from August 20. A panel of senior officials

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates two bridges in J&K

Rajnath Singh inaugurates two bridges in J&K

🕔17:25, 21.Jul 2019

Jammu, July 21  Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated two bridges in Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir during his daylong visit to the state. A defence statement said on Saturday, “Ushering in a new revolution in

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Defence Minister to visit J&K on Saturday

Defence Minister to visit J&K on Saturday

🕔07:02, 20.Jul 2019

Jammu, July 20  Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on a daylong visit on Saturday. Defence sources said that Rajnath Singh will be accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, during his visit

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Rajnath visits Siachen, salutes soldiers for courage

Rajnath visits Siachen, salutes soldiers for courage

🕔19:18, 3.Jun 2019

Srinagar, June 3  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, on Monday and praised the “tenacious resolve and unstinting commitment” of the “Siachen Warriors”. Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat,

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Sitharaman decides to induct women in military police

Sitharaman decides to induct women in military police

🕔07:17, 19.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 19  Enhancing representation of women in armed forces, Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government has taken a “historic” decision to induct women in the military police. “To improve representation of women in our armed forces

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India observes ‘Parakram Parv’; Sitharaman says surgical strikes message against terrorism

India observes ‘Parakram Parv’; Sitharaman says surgical strikes message against terrorism

🕔08:14, 29.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 29  The second anniversary of the 2016 surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) is being observed as “Parakram Parv”, with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday stating that the strikes were a message that India

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India, Egypt may hold joint military drill

India, Egypt may hold joint military drill

🕔10:24, 24.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 24  Indian and Egyptian defence forces will “intensify” their training interactions and the two nations are also working towards holding joint exercises. At the conclusion of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s official visit to Egypt, a ministry spokesman

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Sitharaman visits flood-hit Kodagu, promises Army help

Sitharaman visits flood-hit Kodagu, promises Army help

🕔15:12, 24.Aug 2018

Kodagu (Karnataka), Aug 24  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people of Indian Army’s help in rebuilding the devastated region’s roads. “I can assure you that the task force of the Indian

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Startups urged to develop tech for ‘Made in India’ defence arms

Startups urged to develop tech for ‘Made in India’ defence arms

🕔09:58, 6.Aug 2018

Bengaluru, Aug 6  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday called upon startups to develop technologies and weapons for the Indian armed forces. “We (Ministry of Defence) want you to provide Indian solutions to problems faced by the armed forces. By

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RAKSHA MAMTRI INAUGURATES BEL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN VIETNAM

RAKSHA MAMTRI INAUGURATES BEL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN VIETNAM

🕔10:25, 14.Jun 2018

Raksha Mantri, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam today. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO) to Chairman

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Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman and Permanent Secretary (Defence), Republic of Singapore Chan Yang Kit

Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman and Permanent Secretary (Defence), Republic of Singapore Chan Yang Kit

🕔14:40, 1.May 2018 Read Full Article
Can’t force its forces to buy weapons ‘Made in India’: Sitharaman

Can’t force its forces to buy weapons ‘Made in India’: Sitharaman

🕔10:54, 12.Apr 2018

Thiruvidanthai (Tamil Nadu), April 12  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government cannot walk a “thin line” to compel Indian armed forces to buy indigenous weapons, after she opened a major defence trade fair that projects India –

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Defence Ministry website hacked, nine more sites affected

Defence Ministry website hacked, nine more sites affected

🕔20:15, 6.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 6  The Defence Ministry’s official website was hacked on Friday while nine other government sites, including that of the Home Ministry, also crashed in no time. But the government said it was all due to a “process

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RAKSHA MANTRI ADDRESSES THE PLENARY SESSION ON ‘DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE

RAKSHA MANTRI ADDRESSES THE PLENARY SESSION ON ‘DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE

🕔19:31, 22.Feb 2018

Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the plenary session on ‘Defence and Aerospace : Investment  opportunities in Uttar Pradesh’ at Investors Summit- 2018  in Lucknow, today. While addressing the plenary session on the second day of the Investors Summit 2018,

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RAKSHA MANTRI PRESIDES OVER INDIA’S DISPLAY OF NAVAL MIGHT

RAKSHA MANTRI PRESIDES OVER INDIA’S DISPLAY OF NAVAL MIGHT

🕔19:46, 9.Jan 2018

Raksha Mantri (RM) Smt Nirmala Sitharaman presided over India’s show of Naval might on 08 and 09 January 2018. More than ten warships from the Indian Navy including the aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, three submarines and various naval aircraft participated in

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