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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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Despite Covid, HAL revenues touch record high in FY 2021-22

Despite Covid, HAL revenues touch record high in FY 2021-22

🕔13:21, 1.Apr 2022

Public sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has reported its highest ever revenue of over Rs 24,000 crore (provisional and unaudited) for the financial year ending on March 31. Compared to the previous year’s revenues of Rs 22,755 crore, the company

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Indian, Israeli Defence Ministers discuss terror threats

Indian, Israeli Defence Ministers discuss terror threats

🕔07:11, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz on Tuesday and expressed condolences on the loss of lives of innocent civilians due to recent terror attacks in Israel. In the call initiated

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AI roadmap for defence PSUs: 61 projects identified for development

AI roadmap for defence PSUs: 61 projects identified for development

🕔17:46, 28.Mar 2022

The Defence Ministry has made an Artificial Intelligence (AI) roadmap for each defence public sector undertakings (PSUs) under which 61 defence specific projects have been identified for development. New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Defence Ministry has made an Artificial Intelligence

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Defence Ministry signs deal for eight Fast Patrol Vessels

Defence Ministry signs deal for eight Fast Patrol Vessels

🕔17:45, 28.Mar 2022

The Defence Ministry on Monday signed a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for construction of eight Fast Patrol Vessels for the Indian Coast Guard at a total project cost of Rs 473 crore, an official statement said. New Delhi,

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Centre approves setting up of 21 new Sainik Schools

Centre approves setting up of 21 new Sainik Schools

🕔18:21, 26.Mar 2022

The Ministry of Defence has approved setting up of 21 new Sainik Schools, in partnership with NGOs, private schools and state governments for this academic year. New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence has approved setting up of 21

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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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India, China militaries to hold 15th round of border talks on March 11

India, China militaries to hold 15th round of border talks on March 11

🕔18:37, 8.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India and China are set for the 15th round of Corps Commander level talks later this week to resolve the border dispute, sources in the defence ministry said on Tuesday. Source said: “India and China have

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On verge of war, Russia, Ukraine to participate in India’s Defence Expo

On verge of war, Russia, Ukraine to participate in India’s Defence Expo

🕔07:28, 23.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Russia and Ukraine — which are on the brink of war — have decided to participate in India’s Defence Expo to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat from March 10 to 14. With tensions between both

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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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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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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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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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After S-400 missiles and AK-203 rifles, Russia offers India its cutting-edge Armata tank technology

After S-400 missiles and AK-203 rifles, Russia offers India its cutting-edge Armata tank technology

🕔21:09, 29.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 29: Taking the Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) between the two countries to a new high, Russia has offered India “new areas of work”, including developing together new armoured vehicles based on the T-14 Armata tank platform. The negotiations

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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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CDS chopper crash: Air Force continues probe at Coonoor

CDS chopper crash: Air Force continues probe at Coonoor

🕔12:19, 10.Dec 2021

Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Special team constituted by the Defence Ministry to conduct an investigation of the helicopter crash at the Kattari park area near Coonoor in Nilgiris, which claimed the lives of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat,

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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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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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