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Rajnath pitches for self-reliance in defence sector

Rajnath pitches for self-reliance in defence sector

🕔11:59, 6.May 2022

A Self-reliance in defence sector will have middle and long-term benefits, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pointing out that it will help in building the foundation of a robust industrial base in India. New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A Self-reliance in

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Rajnath visits US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii

Rajnath visits US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii

🕔18:44, 13.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the headquarters of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) at Honolulu in Hawaii on Wednesday. On his arrival from Washington DC, Singh was received by Commander, US INDOPACOM Admiral John Aquilino. The

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Biden expects Ukraine to be ‘a central’ item in 2+2 discussions: Spokesperson

Biden expects Ukraine to be ‘a central’ item in 2+2 discussions: Spokesperson

🕔13:25, 9.Apr 2022

President Joe Biden expects that when the top diplomatic and defence leaders of India and the US meet, Russias invasion of Ukraine and its impact on energy and food will be “a central” item in their discussions, according to his

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US stresses commitment to Indo-Pacific in 2+2 agenda

US stresses commitment to Indo-Pacific in 2+2 agenda

🕔12:04, 8.Apr 2022

Announcing next week’s 2+2 ministerial meeting of Indian and American defence and diplomacy leaders, the US has stressed the two countries’ “commitment to a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region” on the agenda. New York, April 8 (IANS) Announcing next week’s

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Over 80% procurement order goes to defence PSUs: Rajnath

Over 80% procurement order goes to defence PSUs: Rajnath

🕔17:44, 28.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that there was no attempt to weaken the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU), rather over 80 per cent of procurement has been made from the DPSU. Replying to a

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Defence Ministry bans import of 107 strategically important sub-systems

Defence Ministry bans import of 107 strategically important sub-systems

🕔18:08, 24.Mar 2022

Ministry of Defence has banned import of 107 strategically important line replacement units or sub-systems aimed to enhance self-reliance in defence manufacturing. New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Ministry of Defence has banned import of 107 strategically important line replacement units or

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World will have to pay heavy price if Russia-Ukraine war continues: Rajnath

World will have to pay heavy price if Russia-Ukraine war continues: Rajnath

🕔07:30, 5.Mar 2022

Varanasi/Chandauli, March 5 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the entire world will have to pay heavy price if war between Ukraine and Russia continues. Addressing an election rally in Chandauli, ahead of the last phase of the

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Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

🕔16:31, 14.Feb 2022

Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Centre is ready to talk with the militant outfits of the Northeastern region to resolve their problems as the government always wants to end the violence permanently. Addressing

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DRDO flight tests Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

DRDO flight tests Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

🕔20:59, 11.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday successfully flight tested the final deliverable configuration of Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), officials said. The indigenously developed anti-tank missile is a low weight, fire and

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Defence Ministry surveys its land, takes measures for its protection

Defence Ministry surveys its land, takes measures for its protection

🕔07:08, 10.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Defence Ministry, which has conducted the first-ever digital survey and documentation of its lakhs of acres of its land holdings across the country, has now begun specialised training for capacity-building of technical personnel and officers

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Rajnath, Yogi lay foundation stone of BrahMos unit

Rajnath, Yogi lay foundation stone of BrahMos unit

🕔06:48, 27.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday that India was not making BrahMos missiles to attack any country in the world. “We want to make BrahMos so that India has such power that no country in

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Defence Ministry inks MoU with IITE, Gandhinagar

Defence Ministry inks MoU with IITE, Gandhinagar

🕔07:24, 11.Dec 2021

Gandhinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence has entered an MoU with Indian Institute of Teacher Education (IITE) in Gandhinagar to facilitate training to teachers of Sainik Schools, an official said on Friday. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed

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Rajnath Singh likely to brief Parliament on chopper crash

Rajnath Singh likely to brief Parliament on chopper crash

🕔11:11, 9.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to brief the Lok Sabha about the chopper crash in Tamil Nadu in which Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other defence personnel died. Singh

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New India will give befitting reply to China, Pak if provoked: Rajnath

New India will give befitting reply to China, Pak if provoked: Rajnath

🕔12:50, 21.Nov 2021

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Nov 21 (IANS) The ‘new and powerful India’ will give befitting reply to adversaries and will retaliate against any efforts made by them to destabilise peace in the nation, said Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday. While addressing Shaheed

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Govt updates list of debarred, suspended from doing business

Govt updates list of debarred, suspended from doing business

🕔07:18, 15.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Defence Ministry has put out an updated list of companies debarred, put on hold or suspended from doing business with the MoD. According to an order by the Vigilance Department of Ministry of Defence, this

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DRDO & Indian Air Force carry out successful flight tests of indigenously-developed smart anti-airfield weapon

DRDO & Indian Air Force carry out successful flight tests of indigenously-developed smart anti-airfield weapon

🕔21:42, 3.Nov 2021

Key highlights: Two different configurations on satellite navigation & electro optical sensors tested successfully First Electro optical seeker based flight test of this class of bomb in the country Equipped with Imaging Infra-Red Seeker technology to enhance precision strike capability

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India fully prepared to face any challenge, if need arises: Rajnath

India fully prepared to face any challenge, if need arises: Rajnath

🕔07:35, 29.Oct 2021

Chandigarh/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India is fully prepared to face any challenge, if the need arises, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday in Chandigarh stressing on the need to be equipped and ready at all times to deal with

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Rajnath pitches for DefExpo 2022, claims exports up by 334% in 5 years

Rajnath pitches for DefExpo 2022, claims exports up by 334% in 5 years

🕔18:25, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India’s defence exports have grown by 334 per cent in the last five years and the country is exporting to more than 75 countries, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. During his address to the

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Raksha Mantri launches web-based project monitoring portal for Military Engineer Services

Raksha Mantri launches web-based project monitoring portal for Military Engineer Services

🕔05:16, 21.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 21: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh launched Web Based Project Monitoring Portal (WBPMP)for Military EngineerServices (MES) at New Delhi on 20th October 2021. The portal conceptualized in accordance with the Digital India Mission of the Union Government, has beendevelopedby

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Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh to address SCO webinar on Role of Women in Armed Forces

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh to address SCO webinar on Role of Women in Armed Forces

🕔21:02, 13.Oct 2021

Key highlights: CDS General Bipin Rawat will deliver welcome address Session on ‘Historical Perspective of Women’s Roles in Combat Operations’ will be chaired by Dy Chief of IDS (Medical) Lt General Madhuri Kanitkar Former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Menon will

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