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Indo-Egypt joint military exercise to bolster defence co-operation

Indo-Egypt joint military exercise to bolster defence co-operation

🕔15:39, 20.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The first ever joint exercise between the special forces of the Indian Army and the Egyptian Army named ‘Exercise Cyclone-I’ is in progress at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The participants would undertake joint planning and drills for

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Series of new events being organised as part of Republic Day celebrations 2023

Series of new events being organised as part of Republic Day celebrations 2023

🕔18:03, 18.Jan 2023

Military Tattoo & Tribal dance festival, Veer Gatha & Vande Bharatam 2.0, All-India School Band competition at National War Memorial and biggest-ever Drone Show & Anamorphic Projection during Beating the Retreat to showcase the nation’s cultural diversity & rise of

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PM meets French President Macron in Bali

PM meets French President Macron in Bali

🕔16:22, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Emmanuel Macron for a working lunch on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Wednesday. The two leaders reviewed ongoing collaboration in diverse areas like defence, civil

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Maiden flight-test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence interceptor conducted

Maiden flight-test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence interceptor conducted

🕔20:35, 2.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully conducted the maiden flight-test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) interceptor AD-1 missile, with large kill altitude bracket, from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast

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India’s first Avalanche Monitoring Radar installed in Sikkim

India’s first Avalanche Monitoring Radar installed in Sikkim

🕔10:37, 24.Sep 2022

Gangtok, Sep 24 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim, defence officials said on Friday. Besides being used for detection

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Indian Army Chief to visit Nepal in early September to boost defence ties

Indian Army Chief to visit Nepal in early September to boost defence ties

🕔16:46, 8.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 8: Indian Army Chief Manoj Pande will be visiting Kathmandu in the first week of September, officials from Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Army said. This will be the first visit of an Indian Army chief

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Approval accorded for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore

Approval accorded for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore

🕔07:02, 6.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The government has said that it accorded the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) approval for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1,83,778 crore since 2020-21. The AoN is the first step towards any defence procurement, which is

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India still fastest growing economy, no sign of recession: FM on price rise defence

India still fastest growing economy, no sign of recession: FM on price rise defence

🕔07:00, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that India is still the fastest growing economy whose financial situation is much better than most other countries. Speaking during a debate on the issue of price hike in

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Three service chiefs brief PM Modi on Agnipath scheme

Three service chiefs brief PM Modi on Agnipath scheme

🕔06:22, 22.Jun 2022

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The three defence service chiefs on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Agnipath recruitment scheme. Army chief, General Manoj Pande, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, and Navy chief, Admiral R Hari Kumar

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Rajnath Singh holds talks with Israeli counterpart on defence co-production

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Israeli counterpart on defence co-production

🕔17:08, 2.Jun 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in New Delhi on Thursday. New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in New Delhi

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India, US agree to launch defence supply chain for priority needs

India, US agree to launch defence supply chain for priority needs

🕔11:40, 12.Apr 2022

India and the US have agreed to launch defence supply chain cooperation to quickly meet each other’s priority needs, according to Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin. New York, April 12 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to launch defence supply chain

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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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NBCC bags Protection of Defence Lands works across India

NBCC bags Protection of Defence Lands works across India

🕔18:16, 11.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 12: NBCC (India) Limited has been awarded with the works of protection of defence Lands at various locations across India by “Directorate General Defence Estates (DGDE).” A MoU was inked by Satyam Mohan, Dy. Asst. DG (Lands)

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Biden expresses hope that India, US would ‘sync’ on Ukraine

Biden expresses hope that India, US would ‘sync’ on Ukraine

🕔13:08, 25.Feb 2022

New York, Feb 25 (IANS) President Joe Biden has expressed hope that India would be in “sync” with the US on Ukraine. Asked at a news conference on Thursday, if India, a major defence partner, was in “sync” with the

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68% capital expenditure for Defence set aside for domestic procurement

68% capital expenditure for Defence set aside for domestic procurement

🕔16:02, 1.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) In a big boost to the Indian defence manufacturing sector, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Tuesday that in FY22-23, 68 per cent of the capital expenditure budget for the defence sector will be reserved for

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Govt can now extend tenure of Home, Defence, IB, RAW chiefs up to 5 yrs

Govt can now extend tenure of Home, Defence, IB, RAW chiefs up to 5 yrs

🕔19:24, 15.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Central government on Monday extended the tenure of the Home Secretary, Defence Secretary, Director of Intelligence Bureau and Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing for a period of two years. According to the gazette notification

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India-UK adopt ‘Roadmap 2030’ in key sectors like trade, defence

India-UK adopt ‘Roadmap 2030’ in key sectors like trade, defence

🕔07:01, 5.May 2021

New Delhi, May 5 India and the UK on Tuesday adopted an ambitious ‘Roadmap 2030’ to elevate bilateral ties to a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” between the two countries in major sectors covering trade, defence and climate security. The roadmap will

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Rajasthan govt inks MoU worth Rs 4,000 cr in textiles, defence, aviation

Rajasthan govt inks MoU worth Rs 4,000 cr in textiles, defence, aviation

🕔09:17, 3.Sep 2020

Jaipur, Sep 3  A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Rajasthan government and a private company on Wednesday and investment of Rs 4,000 crore is estimated from these projects which would generate employment for more than 4,000 people,

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Modi talks ‘rashtra rakshaa’ as 5 Rafale jets touch down in India

Modi talks ‘rashtra rakshaa’ as 5 Rafale jets touch down in India

🕔18:12, 29.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a video of the first set of Rafale aircraft landing on Indian soil with a Sanskrit phrase where he welcomed their arrival and connected it to “rashtra rakshaa” or national defence. The

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HAL to make Israeli drones for Indian armed forces

HAL to make Israeli drones for Indian armed forces

🕔10:42, 5.Feb 2020

Lucknow, Feb 5 State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will make and sell Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones in partnership with Israeli Aerospace Industries Ltd (IAI) and Dynamatic Technologies Ltd for the Indian defence, para-military and Central armed forces, the aerospace

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