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Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff

Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff

🕔07:30, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 The Ministry of Defence celebrated the 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff on Thursday. On the occasion, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat extended his warm felicitations to all members of the tri-services

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MoD nod to procurement proposals totalling Rs 8,722 cr

MoD nod to procurement proposals totalling Rs 8,722 cr

🕔08:05, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement proposals totalling Rs 8,722.38 crore, including for 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft worth over Rs 7,600 crore, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. A DAC meeting was held here

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India bans import of 101 defence items to boost indigenisation

India bans import of 101 defence items to boost indigenisation

🕔18:38, 9.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 9 To make the Indian defence industry self-reliant and boost indigenisation, the Ministry of Defence banned the import of 101 items on Sunday. The MoD has also bifurcated the capital procurement budget for 2020-21 between domestic and foreign

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Defence ministry to use A-I to carry out predictive public grievance analysis

Defence ministry to use A-I to carry out predictive public grievance analysis

🕔07:19, 5.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 5  To identify the cause and nature of grievances and frame a policy accordingly, the Ministry of Defence has decided to use artificial intelligence to carry out predictive analysis of public grievances. The MoD signed a tripartite

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3 Indian Army men killed during face-off with Chinese soldiers

3 Indian Army men killed during face-off with Chinese soldiers

🕔13:52, 16.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 16 Three Indian Army men, including an officer, were killed on Monday night during a violent face-off with Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh region. An Indian Army Colonel, the Commanding Officer

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Big relief to Def industry, existing contracts get 4 months extension

Big relief to Def industry, existing contracts get 4 months extension

🕔18:07, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  In a big relief to domestic arms and ammunition industry, the Ministry of Defence on Friday issued orders giving a four-month extension of delivery period to all capital acquisition contracts due to Covid pandemic. The ministry

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COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

🕔15:39, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12 Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has written to secretaries on department specific rules to be followed, in view of the spread of coronavirus in India. “A public health situation of this scale requires a concerted and whole

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UP all set to host 11th edition of DefExpo

UP all set to host 11th edition of DefExpo

🕔12:20, 29.Jan 2020

Lucknow, Jan 29 The stage is all set for the 11th edition of the biennial mega defence exhibition, DefExpo 2020, slated be held in Lucknow from February 5-9. The theme this year is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’. The aim

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60 officers transferred to Dept of Military Affairs in MoD

60 officers transferred to Dept of Military Affairs in MoD

🕔06:52, 14.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 14 The Ministry of Defence has transferred 60 officers to the newly-created Department of Military Affairs (DMA) which is headed by country’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, sources said on Monday. The transfer order accessed

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Defence Ministry plans more testing facilities for MSMEs

Defence Ministry plans more testing facilities for MSMEs

🕔06:42, 23.Nov 2019

Chennai, Nov 23  The Ministry of Defence plans to set up 6-8 product testing facilities to enable the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) to test their products for defence supplies, said a senior official here. The first testing facility,

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Dr Ajay Kumar appointed Defence Secretary

Dr Ajay Kumar appointed Defence Secretary

🕔13:00, 22.Aug 2019

Dr Ajay Kumar, a 1985-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, has been appointed as Defence Secretary in the Ministry of Defence. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Dr Kumar who will replace Shri Sanjay

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INDO-US DELEGATION MEETING ON DEFENCE COOPERATION

INDO-US DELEGATION MEETING ON DEFENCE COOPERATION

🕔19:50, 18.Jul 2018

As part of Indo-US Bilateral Defence Cooperation, the 7th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) meeting was held between India and the US delegation here today. The meeting was co-chaired by, Secretary (Defence Production), Dr Ajay Kumar and Under Secretary

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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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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 PSUs may get to tie up with foreign firms

Defence PSUs may get to tie up with foreign firms

🕔20:45, 4.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 4 : There are certain issues with the Strategic Partnership model introduced by the government to push domestic defence manufacturing, a Defence Ministry official said, adding that defence PSUs may as well tie up with foreign firms. The

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ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION ON GALLANTRY AWARDS

ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION ON GALLANTRY AWARDS

🕔12:54, 29.Dec 2017

In order to inculcate spirit of nationalism and patriotic feeling among youth and masses, an online quiz competition on gallantry awards (Param Vir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra) will be conducted by Ministry

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Defence budget sees hike of around six percent

Defence budget sees hike of around six percent

🕔22:32, 1.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Defence allocation saw a hike in the Union Budget 2017-18, with government earmarking Rs 2,74,114 crore ($40,650 million) for defence, a hike of around 5.6 percent over last year’s allocation. The allocation for 2016-17 was as

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The Minister for Defence, Manohar Parrikar and the US Defence Secretary, Ashton Carter exchanging the signed document

The Minister for Defence, Manohar Parrikar and the US Defence Secretary, Ashton Carter exchanging the signed document

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Ashok Kumar Gupta taking over as the new Secretary, Defence Production, in New Delhi on May 25, 2015.

Ashok Kumar Gupta taking over as the new Secretary, Defence Production, in New Delhi on May 25, 2015.

🕔11:41, 26.May 2015 Read Full Article
G. Mohan Kumar taking over as the new Defence Secretary, in New Delhi on May 25, 2015.

G. Mohan Kumar taking over as the new Defence Secretary, in New Delhi on May 25, 2015.

🕔11:40, 26.May 2015 Read Full Article