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Security forces casualities down 73 pc after Art 370 revoked

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Thirty-two terrorists have been killed and 10 arrested in Jammu & Kashmir since August 5, 2019, Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.He said 19 civilians died...

PM Modi inaugurated military exhibition, DefExpo in Lucknow

Lucknow, Feb 5 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the DefExpo, India''s biennial military exhibition that seeks to showcase the potential of the country to become a global defence manufacturing hub.Delegates from 70 countries and 172 foreign...

India to have 10 new posts of Defence Attaches

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) To strengthen India''s defence diplomacy, the Ministry of Defence on Monday announced creation of 10 new posts of Defence Attaches (DAs).Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that a large country like India cannot restrict its...

Rs 1.1 lakh cr hike allocated for modernisation of Defence systems

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): The defence budget has been hiked by 6 per cent from Rs 3.18 lakh crore to Rs 3.37 lakh crore in the Union Budget 2020 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday.With defence...

DRDO to exhibit more than 500 products in Defence Expo

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to exhibit more than 500 products from all technology clusters in the five-day mega Defence Expo 2020 in line with the event''s theme ''Digital Transformation...

Indian soldiers deployed in Siachen to get personal kit worth Rs one lakh

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): Indian soldiers deployed in the world's highest battlefield Siachen glacier are getting personal kit worth around Rs one lakh for protection against extreme cold conditions there.Along with the personal kit for protection against winters,...

DAC approves procurement of Make in India equipment for armed forces

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Monday approved procurement of equipment for armed forces worth over Rs 5100 crores from indigenous sources to boost `Make in India'.Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat...

India tests submarine-launched ballistic missile

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The test fire of 3,500-kilometre range ballistic missile known as K-4 from a nuclear capable submarine was successful, sources in Defence Research and Development Organsiation (DRDO) said on Sunday.The missile developed by DRDO would...

IAF enhances strike capabilities in Indian Ocean Region

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Observing an increase in the Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Air Force is enhancing its strength there by inducting Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets armed with lethal Brahmos missile at its...

Russia will deliver five S-400 air defence systems in 2025

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Russia on Friday said that five S-400 air defence systems will be delivered to India in 2025, as per schedule.At a press briefing, Russian ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev and charge d''affaires, Roman Babushkin...

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Chinese, Indian troops taken ‘effective measures’ to disengage: China

Beijing, July 9 (PTI) China on Thursday said Chinese and Indian troops have taken "effective measures" to disengage at...

India may record about 2.87 lakh case per day by 2021 winter: MIT study

New Delhi (PTI) India may record about 2.87 lakh projected cases of the novel coronavirus per day by the end of winter 2021 in...

India seeing green shoots of economic recovery: PM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said Indian economy has started seeing "green shoots" of recovery and that the...

Rajnath Singh inaugurates 6 bridges built by BRO in Jammu sector

New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated six new bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the...

Google Cloud democratising, reinventing Cloud for all in India

By Nishant Arora, July 9 (IANS) Empowering remote workforce is the single biggest challenge today for millions of organisations of all sizes in India...