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Rajnath reviews Covid situation with service chiefs

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As the crisis in treatment of Covid affected people is increasing and hospitals running out of oxygen, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting on Saturday on the ministry's preparedness to deal with...

Emergency financial powers given to armed forces medical services to treat Covid

New Delhi, Apr 23 (IANS): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has sanctioned delegation of emergency financial powers to the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) to fight the recent surge in Covid-19 cases across the country. As per the order issued on Friday,...

Singh, Austin pave way for stronger India-US military ties

By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha March 21: India and the US agreed to strengthen their military partnership during a meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and the US Secretary of Defence, General Lloyd Austin, held in New Delhi, according to...

Rajnath-Austin meet focuses on enhancing defence ties

New Delhi, Mar 20 (IANS): The bilateral meeting between Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defence Secretary Lloyd James Austin on Saturday focussed on defence cooperation, expanding military-to-military engagement across services, information sharing, cooperation in emerging sectors of defence,...

Rajnath calls for dialogue on farmers issue

Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday called for a dialogue between the protesting farmers and the union government. Appealing to the agitating farmers, who have been upset over the new farm laws since they were passed...

Development picked up in Assam as terrorism tamed: Rajnath

Guwahati, March 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that developmental activities have stepped up in Assam as insurgency and terror have declined in the state over the years. Addressing his maiden election rally in Biswanath district bordering...

India’s aeronautics sector to double by 2024: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Feb 5 (IANS) The growth of the country's aeronautics sector will double from Rs 30,000 crore to Rs 60,000 crore by 2024, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Speaking at the valedictory function of the 13th edition of...

India ready to supply weapon systems to IOR countries: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Feb 4 (IANS) India is ready to supply various types of weapon systems to Indian Ocean Region countries, Defence Minster Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, while stressing that the countries need to ensure peace in the region through...

India plans to spend $130 bln on military modernisation: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Feb 3 (IANS) India plans to spend 130 billion dollars on military modernisation in the next 7-8 years to strengthen its security apparatus, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Speaking at the 'Aero India' show here, the Minister...

India faces threats from multiple fronts, we’re prepared: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Feb 3 (IANS) India faces threats and challenges on multiple fronts but is vigilant and prepared to counter and defeat any misadventure, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. India is also a "victim of state-sponsored and state-inflicted terrorism",...

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DRDO anti-Covid drug to be game changer: Karnataka Minister

Bengaluru, May 14 (IANS) Lauding the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) contribution in the fight against the pandemic,...