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Defence Minister Rajnath hints at China-Pak collusive threat

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Emphasising upon the need to enhance road connectivity, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hinted at a collusive threat from Pakistan and China. Singh's hint at a collusive threat came on the day when India...

Two bridges on Manali-Leh highway among 44 inaugurated by Rajnath

Shimla, Oct 12 (IANS) Two crucial bridges on the strategic 475-km Manali-Leh highway were among the 44 bridges inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday to facilitate movement of armed forces and logistics in forward areas of Union...

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

Bengaluru, Oct 7 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that the 13th Aero India would help India rank among the top five countries of the world in defence and aerospace industries with active participation of the...

No govt decision yet over procurement of 30 armed drones from US

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Defence Ministry has not yet reached any conclusion over procurement of 30 armed drones from US-based General Atomics as the Indian Air Force has raised apprehensions over their usefulness. The deal is valued...

India can become base for defence industry: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India can prove to be an excellent base for the defence and aerospace industry, for provision of repair, overhaul, maintenance and servicing facilities, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. The minister said that India can...

India successfully tests anti-submarine weapon system

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India successfully tested an anti-submarine weapon system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday, in a boost to its naval warfare capabilities. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO scientists for...

Rajnath launches startup challenge to promote self-reliance in defence sector

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched a startup challenge to achieve self-reliance in the military sector under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' campaign. Singh launched the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC 4) featuring initiatives aimed...

India can now take defence assets on lease

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India can take defence assets on lease as and when required and operate without owning thereby, substituting huge initial capital outlays, the Defence Ministry said on Monday while releasing the new defence acquisition procedure. Defence...

Permanent commission to women officers in Indian Army sanctioned

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Central government has issued the formal sanction letter for grant of permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Army, paving the way for empowering them to shoulder larger roles in the organisation,...

Defence, PSUs to work in three shifts six days a week after Lockdown

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Post-lockdown, the employees of defence public sector undertakings (PSUs) have decided to carry out work in three shifts and extend the workdays from five to six days a week, the Ministry of Defence said...

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