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Iran urges closer defence cooperation with Russia

Tehran, April 14 | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called for boosting defence cooperation with Russia, Tasnim news agency reported.Considering the termination of...

US Defence Secy arrives in Germany

Berlin, April 13 | US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has arrived in Berlin on Tuesday, during which he will meet his German counterpart Annegret...

US Defence Secretary in Israel for high-level talks

Tel Aviv, April 11 | US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin ON Sunday began talks with Israeli leaders, in the first visit by a member...

EC gives clean chit to CISF, says it opened fire in...

Kolkata, April 10 | The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday gave a clean chit to the CISF for opening fire in Sitalkurchi...

FIH Pro League: India need to tighten defence

Buenos Aires, April 10 | Buoyed by favourable results against Olympic champions Argentina in two practice games, India will hope to continue their...

Trinamool comes out in open defence of Prashant Kishor (Ld)

Kolkata, April 10 | Trinamool Congress has come out in open defence of its political strategist Prashant Kishor, popularly known as PK, after...

India, Kazakh defence ministers discuss ways to strengthen military ties

New Delhi, April 9 | Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held bilateral talks with visiting Kazakhstan's Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev, in...

Indian Army chief visits Bangladesh to enhance defence ties

New Delhi, April 8 | Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, Indian Army Chief General...

‘Parrikar ensured transparent, simpler defence acquisition procedures’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 30 | Manohar Parrikar transformed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) from a "slumberous, mammoth and slow-moving organisation, happy to...

Defence chiefs from 12 nations slam Myanmar violence

Nay Pyi Taw, March 28 | Defence chiefs from 12 countries condemned the Myanmar military's violence against peaceful protesters in a joint statement issued...

US Defence Secy meets Afghan Prez

Kabul, March 22 | In an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin met President Ashraf Ghani during which they both expressed...

Rajnath-Austin meet focuses on enhancing defence ties

New Delhi, March 20 | The bilateral meeting between Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defence Secretary Lloyd James Austin on Saturday focussed...

US Defence Secretary visiting India to deepen strategic ties

By Arul LouisNew York, March 18 | US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin is on his way to New Delhi for discussions on deepening strategic...

S.Korean, US defence chiefs reaffirm denuclearization

Seoul, March 18 | During their first-ever in person meeting, South Korean and US defence chiefs have reaffirmed the common goal of the Korean...

Centre working on second indigenisation list in defence sector

New Delhi, March 17 | The Centre is working on a second 'positive indigenisation list' in the defence sector to boost the Aatmanirbhar Bharat...

Centre approved 112 defence proposals for domestic sector in last 3...

New Delhi, March 15 | The government accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) to 112 defence proposals worth Rs 1,99,860 crore under various categories of...

US Defence Secy to visit India to discuss partnership

By Arul LouisNew York, March 13 | On the heels of the Quad summit, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit India next week...

US Defence Secy’s visit to India to further strengthen defence cooperation

New Delhi, March 10 | US Secretary of Defence, General Lloyd J Austin, is scheduled to visit India from March 19 to March 21...

India need to work on defence: Men’s hockey coach Reid

New Delhi, March 9 | The Indian men's hockey team needs to work on its defence, said coach Graham Reid. Reid said that the...

US deploys new defence systems in Syria

Damascus, March 6 | The US forces have started deploying new defence systems in its bases in northern and eastern Syria to protect against...

Aus Defence Minister sorry for ‘hurtful’ remarks

Canberra, March 5 | Australian Defence Minister Linda Reynolds on Friday apologised to a former government staffer who has alleged that she was raped...

White ball affects batsmen’s defence on spinning tracks: Kohli

By Khurram HabibAhmedabad, March 3 | India captain Virat Kohli has attributed the batsmen's failures to score runs on spin-friendly wickets over the last...

S.Korean Defence Minister, EU envoy hold talks

Seoul, March 3 | South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook on Wednesday met the European Union's (EU) Ambassador to Seoul Maria Castillo Fernandez ...

Turkey eyes defence agreement with Pakistan

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 2 | Turkey and Pakistan are on the verge of signing a defence agreement, opening doors for Islamabad to become...

UP girls to train in self-defence

Lucknow, March 1 | Under the ongoing Mission Shakti programme, girl students in more than 40,000 upper primary schools will learn self-defence techniques between...

Bat has to be 1st line of defence on such wickets:...

By Khurram HabibAhmedabad, Feb 28 | Apart from dominating England in their own backyard, with three centuries at Lord's alone, former India captain Dilip...

Delhi: Retd IFS officer shoots self in Defence Colony, dies

New Delhi, Feb 24 | An 81-year-old retired IFS officer shot himself in south Delhi's Defence Colony on Wednesday morning. He was rushed to...

Union MoS Defence Shripad Naik discharged a month after road accident

Panaji, Feb 24 | More than a month after he was hospitalised with serious injuries following a road accident in Karnataka, Union Minister of...

‘Pak offers $15M credit line to SL for defence cooperation’

Islamabad, Feb 24 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that defence and security cooperation to end the menace of terrorism are...

Modi’s ‘Aatmanirbhar’ call in defence sector, invites pvt firms (Ld)

New Delhi, Feb 22 | In his fresh call to make India 'Aatmanirbhar' (self-reliant) in the defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday...

Modi invites pvt firms in manufacturing of defence items

New Delhi, Feb 22 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited private sectors to come forward in manufacturing as well as in the...

Ritu Phogat shares 5 essential self-defence tips for women

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANSlife) The knowledge of self-defence is a basic human right that everyone should have access to, especially women,...

NASA postpones launch of planetary defence mission

Washington, Feb 18 | NASA will delay the launch of a mission which seeks to test and validate a method to protect Earth in...

Nuclear weapons have no place in defence program: Iran prez

Tehran, Feb 18 | Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that the Islamic Republic's "definite" determination not to produce or store weapons of mass destruction...

Parliamentary Committee discusses budgetary allocation to Defence Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 17 | A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Wednesday analysed budgetary allocation and expenditure of Ministry of Defence, which has been allocated...

16 Ministers, defence panel table papers in RS

New Delhi, Feb 12 | Sixteen Ministers tabled papers regarding their ministries on the last day of the first part of the Budget Session...

Civil Defence volunteers have no right to issue Covid challans: Delhi...

New Delhi, Feb 12 | The Delhi Police on Thursday said that Civil Defence volunteers, who on their own have no power to prosecute...

Strong defence line will be key to Indian hockey team’s success:...

Bengaluru, Feb 11 | Indian men's hockey team defender Surender Kumar feels that a strong defence line will be the key for...

Myanmar to have friendly ties with all countries: Defence chief

Yangon, Feb 9 | Myanmar will conduct friendly cooperation with all countries while the country's foreign policy will not change, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services...

Iran opens factory to produce air defence missile

Tehran, Feb 7 | Iran has opened a factory for manufacturing air defence missiles, as well as a plant for producing hybrid solid fuel...

Boeing ties up with Air Works for maintenance of key defence...

New Delhi, Feb 4 | Aerospace major Boeing has entered into a strategic agreement with Air Works for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of...

India okays export of 156 defence equipment, including Tejas

Sumit Kumar SinghBengaluru, Feb 4 | In order to boost its arms export to friendly nations, India approved on Thursday the export of indigenous...

‘Defence not adequately addressed in Budget despite China threat’

Chandigarh, Feb 1 | Rejecting the Union Budget for 2021-22 as reflective of the BJP-led Central government's total apathy, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh...

Marginal decrease in India’s total defence budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 | The total outlay on India's defence budget has decreased marginally to Rs 4.78 lakh crore as compared to last...

Pak Defence Ministry wants ex-ISI DG’s name retained in ECL

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Jan 28 | Pakistan's Defence Ministry has taken a stand against a request, put in by former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director...

India to soon become big producer of defence equipment: PM (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 28 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally here and said that India will...

Gurugram’s civil defence department gets President’s medal

Gurugram, Jan 25 | For the first time in the history of Haryana, the President's Civil Service Medal has been awarded to Gurugram's Civil...

Spanish defence chief resigns for breaching vaccineprotocol

Madrid, Jan 24 | General Miguel Angel Villarroya, Spain's Chief of Defence Staff, has resigned after it was claimed on that he and other...

Lloyd Austin confirmed as US Defence Secretary

Washington, Jan 22 | Retired US Army general Lloyd Austin was on Friday confirmed as Secretary of Defence in the Joe Biden administration.Austin received...

US to operationalise India as Major Defence Partner: Austin

New Delhi, Jan 22 | US Secretary of Defense nominee, Lt Gen Lloyd Austin (retd) has said that he would further operationalise India's major...

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Aircel & RCOM steering towards liquidation, resulting in Rs 60,000 Cr...

New Delhi, April 18 | The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) ruling of last week in the Aircel Vs. Department of Telecommunications (DOT)...