34 court of inquiries conducted in last five years after plane crashes, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

The planes also have to fly at low distance and sometimes accidents take place due to low clouds, he told the House.
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20th anniversary of ‘Operation Vijay’: Rajnath Singh ignites ‘victory flame’

20th anniversary of 'Operation Vijay': Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on July 26 to honour those who laid down their lives during the Kargil War.

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Kalyani Rafael gets $100-million order for 1,000 Barak-8 MRSAM missile kits for Indian Army and IAF

Hyderabad-based KRAS is a 49:51 ratio joint venture between Isreal’s Rafael Advanced Systems and Kalyani Strategic Systems, with the Indian partner holding 51%

KRAS started its Hyderabad facility in 2017 with an investment of about Rs 70 crore and was the first to get single-largest FDI for defence manufacturing in the country. (Website image) News

Budget 2019: Optimising the Defence budget and the need for organisational reform

Budget 2019 India: In the prevailing security scenario with two adversarial nuclear-armed continental neighbors having an unholy nexus between them and each constantly sniping at India’s heels, has

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Neighbourhood first: India bats for Maldives re-entry in Commonwealth

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of external Affairs, while congratulating the member countries on the 70th anniversary of Commonwealth, the minister said that India is on the path of f

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Wait for sniper rifles gets longer; MoD retracts the RFP issued last year

Highly placed sources have confirmed to Financial Express Online that “the RFP for the sniper rifles and 10.2 million rounds of ammunition was retracted late June as the vendors were not keen to tra

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Indian Army places order for Israeli anti-tank Spike missiles with precision firepower to pierce bunkers!

Spike missile India: Israeli anti-tank Spike missiles from Israel are multi-platform, cutting-edge precise, multi-mission, and multi-range electro-optical missiles.

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Make in India: Now private companies can test their equipment at the Ordnance Factories

Despite the 60 firing ranges spread across the country belonging to defence forces, private sector companies have no permission to test their equipment in these ranges.

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Key Congressional Committee seeks additional steps to enhance US-India defense ties

The amendment, which was moved by Democratic Party Congressman Brad Sherman, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and supported by a strong bipartisan group of lawmakers was “made

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Bulgaria to buy eight US fighter jets

The jets -- six single-seaters and two with two seats -- are scheduled for delivery by 2023. Bulgaria, a NATO member since 2004, has been looking to replace its ageing Soviet-built MiG-29 planes for s

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Another feather in India’s cap! To host global scholars on LAC region for the first time

According to her, hosting such a huge event in the country will help strengthen relations, understanding each other better, breaking stereotypes, visibility and create greater academic linkages.

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Madhya Pradesh: Two Naxals killed in encounter with police in Balaghat district

The skirmish took place around Tuesday midnight at a village inDewarwalley area, located 80 km from the district headquarters, Inspector General of Police, Balaghat range, K P Venkateshwar Rao said.

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Dawood Ibrahim’s illegitimate activities from ‘safe haven’ pose real danger: India to UNSC

Terrorist organisations are increasingly involved in lucrative criminal activities such as trading in natural resources and human trafficking to raise funds, India's Permanent Representative to the UN

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Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir improved, infiltration down after Balakot strike: Government

Rai's remarks came in response to a written question on whether cross-border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir has abated after the Indian Air Force carried out surgical strike on terror camps in Bala

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Centre has adopted a ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards terrorism: Government

The minister said insurgent and extremist incidents have also reduced significantly in the Northeastern states and in the Left Wing Extremism affected areas.

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Updating foreign policy with times, India changing gears in relations with Africa

First Africa Day was celebrated at the Vibrant Gujarat summit where 50 African countries apart from large number of African students participated. Likewise hosting Cyril Ramphosa the South African Pre

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Budget 2019: Indian diplomacy needed a shot in the arm but budget flatters to deceive

Union Budget 2019 India: Analysis reveals some notable facts: the MEA budget, from being close to 0.1% of India’s GDP in 2012-13, declined to 0.08% in 2018-19.

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India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant to be delivered by 2021

Vice Admiral AK Saxena, Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition in the Indian Navy said “Starting of gas turbines will take place in the third quarter of this year. Basic trials will be con

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Chhattisgarh encounter: Woman Naxal killed in Sukma district

On spotting a Maoist camp in the forest near Dabbakonta village, located around 500 km from the state capital Raipur, the security men started encircling it.

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1.86 lakh bullet-proof jackets to be procured by April next year, says Rajnath Singh

The shortage of bullet-proof jackets for armed forces is being met through procurement of 1.86 lakh such jackets by April 2020 for nearly Rs 639 crore, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed Rajya Sa

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India, Pakistan failed to improve situation in Kashmir: UN

The UN rights office on Monday said that India and Pakistan failed to improve the situation in Kashmir and have not taken any concrete steps to address the numerous concerns raised in an earlier repor

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Japan-India security cooperation: Asian giants to expand their relations to Space

In addition to the environmental security, Japan and India are closing their gaps on the use and operation of space systems for peace and security in the context of Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) I

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Chhattisgarh encounter: Three women among four Naxals killed in Dhamtari district

The skirmish took place in the morning in the forests between Khallari and Mechka villages when a team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal operation, state's Deputy Inspector Gene

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Budget 2019: There is a need to boost defense expenditure

Budget 2019-20: The government already has a number of obligations and responsibilities in the defence sector, for instance paying for the 36 Rafale fighter, S-400 SAM systems, helicopters for the Arm

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