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LAC heats up as India, China take diplomatic route

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Increased tension between China and India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has forced both the countries militaries to increase deployment of men in thousands and assets at forward locations within their respective...

Defence services to show solidarity for Corona Warriors, Modi hails decision

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the decision of the three defence services to show solidarity with novel Coronavirus warriors by conducting a flypast showering petals, saying the country has waged a fight...

Supreme Court cleared permanent commission for women in the Navy

New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) Maintaining that women and men officers should be treated equally, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared permanent commission for women in the Navy.A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud said denying permanent commission...

India is also nuclear power: IAF VC on nuclear threat from Islamabad

New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Pakistan can keep talking about nuclear retaliation and its capability, India also possesses a similar capability, Vice Chief of Indian Air Force, Air Marshal HS Arora said on Friday."Pakistan can keep talking about nuclear...

Indian Coast Guard’s 6th off-shore patrol vessel launched

Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The asset needs of Indian Coast Guard are on a rapid expansion path requiring ships and aircraft to strengthen the maritime security mechanism in the prevailing security scenario, Union Minister of State for Shipping, Chemicals...

HAL offers new multirole chopper to Indian military

Bengaluru, Feb 28 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Thursday offered an indigenous multirole helicopter to the Indian military for replacing its medium lift choppers such as MI-17s, Kamovs and Seakings."We have apprised Defence Minister Rajnath Singh of...

IAF chief promises robust response to Pak actions

Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria here on Wednesday said if any Pulwama type attack was orchestrated from across the Line of Control (LoC) again, the response would be robust.He was addressing the media on the...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid foundation for Thal Sena Bhavan

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for the Thal Sena Bhawan in the national capital on Friday.Also, present on the occasion was Army Chief General MM Naravane."The foundation stone of the Thal...

Modi Govt cleared purchase of 24 American helicopters for Navy

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Ahead of US President Donald Trump''s visit to India, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) headed Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the purchase of 24 American helicopters for the Indian Navy. The deal to...

With bigger role for women officers, Army set for new chapter

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) After the Supreme Court ordered the Indian Army to grant permanent commission to women officers within three months, a new chapter in the Indian Army will start with the women officers looking for a...

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Demand for Film City in Udaipur to generate jobs, boost employment

Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) As thousands of migrants return to Udaipur from neighbouring states amid the lockdown, many are...

Lack of ventilation ups risk of air to air Corona transmission: Study

London, May 29 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that the lack of adequate ventilation in many indoor environments - from the...

IPL if held amid Covid 19, can lift up mood of country: Parth Jindal

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals Chairman and Co-owner Parth Jindal believes the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), even if...

Google may buy 5% stake in sfinancially-stressed Vodafone Idea

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) In what could alter the Indian telecom scenario, Google is reportedly exploring to buy a 5 per cent stake...

Lockdown extension likely for two more weeks, Shah meets PM on issue

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown - the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 - is likely to be extended...