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BDL, Thales ink pact to manufacture air defence system in India

Hyderabad, Jan 14 | Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) and Thales have signed a Teaming Agreement to work in partnership on the STARStreak Air Defence...

Need to be alert in our defence against Argentina, says Gurjit...

Buenos Aires, Jan 14 | The Indian women's hockey team is keen on making every opportunity count in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympic...

Consent of minor no defence to kidnapping charge: SC

New Delhi, Jan 13 | The Supreme Court said that the consent of a minor would be no defence to a charge of kidnapping...

Kim Jong-un vows to boost defence capabilities

Seoul, Jan 7 | At a rare Party Congress, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged to strengthen Pyongyang's military capabilities, a state media report...

Arunachal CM assures IAF chief to help in defence preparedness

Itanagar, Jan 6 | Indian Air Force Chief R.K.S. Bhadauria on Wednesday met Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and assured full...

Swedish defence firm to sell airborne surveillance system to UAE

Stockholm, Jan 5 | Swedish aerospace and defence company, the Saab Group said that it was contracted to sell two advanced airborne surveillance systems...

US Congress votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill (Ld)

Washington, Jan 2 | In a first during his four years in office, the US Congress voted to override President Donald Trump's veto of...

US Congress overrides Trump’s defence spending bill veto

Washington, Jan 2 | The US Congress has overturned President Donald Trump's veto of a defence spending bill -- the first time this has...

Hyderabad look to make most of Goa’s woes in defence (Preview...

Vasco (Goa), Dec 29 | It has been a mixed campaign for Hyderabad FC so far in the Indian Super League (ISL). Manuel Marquez's...

Biden accuses Defence Dept of transition obstruction

Washington, Dec 29 | US President-elect Joe Biden has accused the Department of Defence of failing to provide his team details of the transition...

US House overrides Trump’s veto of defence bill

Washington, Dec 29 | The Democrat-led House of Representatives has voted to override US President Donald Trump's veto of an annual defence bill, which...

Trump vetoes annual defence bill despite passage in Congress

Washington, Dec 24 | US President Donald Trump vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, despite the bill's passage in...

A half-and-half defence can always trouble you: Tendulkar on 1st Test...

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Dec 23 | The absence of a full-stretched forward stride as well as a half-and-half defence, especially while facing...

India to respond to any kind of aggression: Defence Minister (Lead)

Hyderabad, Dec 19 | Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India is willing to respond to any kind of transgression, aggression or unilateral...

Punjab CM justifies Rahul’s walkout from defence panel meeting

Chandigarh, Dec 17 | Terming Rahul Gandhi's walkout from the parliamentary defence committee as totally justified, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged...

Defence Minister to review parade at Air Force Academy

Hyderabad, Dec 16 | Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will review the Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) at Air Force Academy (AFA) Dundigal here on...

Citing waste of time, Rahul walks out of parliamentary panel meet...

New Delhi, Dec 16 | Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday walked out of a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, accusing...

US Senate passes defence policy bill with veto-proof majority

Washington, Dec 12 | The US Senate has overwhelmingly passed the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with a veto-proof majority, setting up...

US may get first ever black Defence Secy in Biden admin...

By IANS BureauNew York, Dec 9 | US President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate retired four-star Army general Lloyd J. Austin as the Defence...

Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 29 | Two days after Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla concluded a successful trip to Nepal, Chinese Defence Minister and State...

Doval leads India in tri-nation meet as Indian Ocean countries boost...

IN BureauNew Delhi, Nov 28 | The tri-lateral meeting between India, hosts Sri Lanka and Maldives on maritime and security cooperation got underway in...

G20 leadership vital in defence against Covid: UN chief

United Nations, Nov 23 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the leadership of the Group of 20 (G20) is vital in...

Aus Defence Force chief backs mandatory body cameras for soldiers

Canberra, Nov 22 | Chief of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Angus Campbell on Sunday threw his support behind mandatory body cameras for soldiers...

Former Defence Minister AK Antony, wife test corona positive

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Former Defence Minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony and his wife have tested coronavirus positive and admitted in...

Augusta Masters: Woods make strong start to title defence, Casey leads

Augusta, Nov 13 | Defending champion Tiger Woods shot a four-under 68 that put him three behind the leader Paul Casey (65) on the...

Trump fires defence secretary in first major act after loss announced

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 10 | United States President Donald Trump has fired Defence Secretary Mark Esper in his first big personnel action...

Kenya defence forces chief on 5-day India visit

New Delhi, Nov 2 | Kenya's Chief of Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi is visiting India for five days from Monday to meet top...

Violence expands to 28 Afghan provinces: Defence Ministry

Kabul, Oct 31 | Violence has expanded to 28 out of 34 provinces in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours amidst constant delays to...

IPL: Chasing totals the way forward as dew hurts defence

New Delhi, Oct 31 | Going forward in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season, it seems teams winning the toss will look to...

India to begin defence of Border-Gavaskar Trophy with D/N Test in...

Melbourne, Oct 28 | Virat Kohli-led Team India will begin the title defence of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia with the pink-ball Test in...

Trump playing defence in must-win states as virus roars back

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 27 | US President Donald Trump is done with the coronavirus but the pandemic isn't done with America -...

India, US hold Defence Minister-level talks

New Delhi, Oct 26 | A meeting between visiting US Secretary of Defence Mark T Esper and India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh started here...

Defence Minister, Army Chief visit forward areas at LAC

New Delhi, Oct 24 | : Amid border tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army...

Turkey tests Russian S-400 defence system: Prez

Ankara, Oct 24 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that the country's army had been testing the Russian-made S-400 air defence system."It is...

Integrated theatre commands next step in defence reforms: Army chief

New Delhi, Oct 21 | The next logical step in the process of defence reforms in India is the formation of Integrated Theatre Commands...

‘Sita’ preparing for defence services, ‘Ram’ works in bank

New Delhi, Oct 21 | With Dussehra round the corner, Ramlilas are being staged at many places in the capital. In one...

N.Korean media slams Seoul-US defence talks

Seoul, Oct 20 | A North Korean media outlet on Tuesday slammed South Korea for its recent defence talks with the US, terming the...

Arrest of ex-defence chief in US regrettable: Mexican Prez

Mexico City, Oct 17 | Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that the arrest of the country's former Defence Minister Salvador Cienfuegos in...

Aero India will be gateway to invest in defence sector: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Oct 7 | Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that the 13th Aero India would help India rank among the top...

India can become base for defence industry: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 7 | India can prove to be an excellent base for the defence and aerospace industry, for provision of repair, overhaul,...

New ‘Air India One’ receives latest defence tech, lands back in...

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The first of the two Boeing B777 aircraft, which have been specially retrofitted with the latest self-defence protection suite...

Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The Ministry of Defence celebrated the 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff on Thursday. On the occasion, the...

Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away

New Delhi, Sep 27 | Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He...

Corporatisation of OFB to put it on par with other defence...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 22 | The corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) will put the ailing institution on par with...

PM Modi comes in defence of Harivansh, shares letter to Prez

New Delhi, Sep 22 | After openly coming in support of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared a...

Make in India: Centre enhances approval free limits for FDI in...

New Delhi, Sep 18 | The Centre has enhanced the FDI limit for defence sector by allowing up to 74 per cent capital via...

Rahul Gandhi makes first appearance at defence panel meet

New Delhi, Sep 11 | Amid the India-China faceoff, Congress former President Rahul Gandhi for the first time attended the meeting of the Standing...

Liverpool to kick-off Premier League title defence against Leeds United

New Delhi, Sep 11 | Football fans around the world will be putting their game face on as the much-awaited Premier League returns for...

Ligue 1: PSG kick off title defence with shock defeat at...

Paris, Sep 11 | Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain opened their Ligue 1 title defence with a shock 0-1 defeat against newly-promoted Lens.The absence of...

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

Jaipur, Sep 3 | A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Rajasthan government and a private company on Wednesday and investment of...

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‘Realty investment via fractional ownership increased amid pandemic’

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Investment into real estate through fractional ownership has gained a momentum in the country amid the pandemic, according to...