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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.

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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
Six new Sainik schools to be set up, says minister

Six new Sainik schools to be set up, says minister

🕔15:34, 26.Nov 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26  The ministry of defence has sanctioned six more new Sainik Schools and is also seriously considering taking over all the Sainik Schools in the country, said a union minister, Wednesday. Addressing reporters after inaugurating the 44th All

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Manohar Parrikar interacting with the media after taking charge as new Defence Minister, in New Delhi on November 10, 2014.

Manohar Parrikar interacting with the media after taking charge as new Defence Minister, in New Delhi on November 10, 2014.

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Suhag takes over as new army chief

Suhag takes over as new army chief

🕔15:30, 31.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 31  General Dalbir Singh Suhag Thursday took over as the new chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army. He succeeds General Bikram Singh, who retired Thursday. The decision to appoint Suhag as the next army chief

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Private Sector In Defence Sector: CAN MODI MAKE INDIA BIG PLAYER?…

Private Sector In Defence Sector: CAN MODI MAKE INDIA BIG PLAYER?…

🕔11:35, 3.Jul 2014

Private Sector In Defence Sector CAN MODI MAKE INDIA BIG PLAYER? By Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva (Retd) The BJP-led NDA Government seems to be serious about encouraging private investment in defence, as elucidated in the Party’s election campaign and underscored

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Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir

Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir

🕔09:51, 16.Jun 2014

Srinagar, June 16  Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job in safeguarding the country’s borders. “Visited the Army Posts at

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Indian defence firm eyeing overseas markets

Indian defence firm eyeing overseas markets

🕔11:46, 22.May 2014

New Delhi, May 22  In a bid to expand its market in Europe and Central Asia, a leading Indian defence equipment manufacturer is showcasing its products in two upcoming exhibitions in these regions. MKU, a leading Indian manufacturer of ballistic

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