Defence forces

Dalit youth should join Army: Ramdas Athawale

Athawale, the Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment, was addressing a press conference here.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
CAG report flagging ammunition shortage factually wrong: Defence Minister

CAG report flagging ammunition shortage factually wrong: Defence Minister

A recent CAG report had stated that the defence forces had ammunition that could last for 20 days in the event of a war.

Sep 10, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

Defence forces alert along Sino-India border: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said the defence forces are maintaining a tight vigil along the Sino-Indian border in Ladakh and "there is no need to worry".

Apr 06, 2015, 23:34 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to defence forces

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to defence forces

Cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the 'discipline, dedication and selfless approach' of the defence forces in the country.

Nov 12, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

Defence forces should cut dependence on imported wares: Pranab Mukherjee

 The defence forces should reduce dependence on imported equipment, President Pranab Mukherjee today said, noting that they should be equipped with modern weapons to counter complex security threats, including the scourge of international terrorism.

Nov 12, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Zee Media Exclusive: Live rescue operations in flood-hit Kashmir Part-II

Watch: Zee Media Exclusive footage of 'Live rescue operations' conducted by the Indian military in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir even as the death toll crossed 200 in the worst floods that the st

Sep 10, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

PM Modi inducts INS Kolkata, says military might best deterrent to war

Asserting that military might was the biggest deterrent to war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared his government`s commitment to modernising the defence forces saying "when we are capable, no one can dare challenge us".

Aug 16, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

Keep defence forces modernised, well equipped: Punjab Governor

Expressing concern over the use of sophisticated weapons by terrorists, Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil on Friday stressed on keeping defence forces modernised by equipping them with modern weaponry.

Jun 28, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

11 rights violation cases against defence since 2009

Defence forces are investigating 11 cases of human rights violation registered against their personnel since 2009.

May 21, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

‘No proposal to induct women in combat duties’

There is no proposal to induct
women in combat duties in the defence forces including fighter pilots in the IAF, government told the Lok Sabha.

Mar 19, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

Address concerns of defence forces first: Congress

Differences appeared in the
ruling NC-led coalition in Jammu and Kashmir over the issue of
revocation of AFSPA with ally Congress today favouring talks
with the Defence Ministry on the matter.

Oct 25, 2011, 20:39 PM IST

Australian Defence forces capture two Taliban leaders in Afghan

The Coalition Forces Headquarter in Afghanistan has stated that The Australian Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) and the Afghan police have captured two Taliban leaders in Oruzgan province.

Apr 01, 2011, 19:21 PM IST

Govt considering optical fibre network for defence forces

Government is considering providing a dedicated Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) network to the defence forces in place of the spectrum released by them for civilian usage, Defence Minister AK Antony said.

Feb 23, 2011, 21:20 PM IST

Israeli woman put on trial for leaking classified documents

An Israeli woman, who is
accused of leaking "highly classified" military documents,
went on trial on Monday, facing prospects of life imprisonment.

May 24, 2010, 21:50 PM IST

Defence forces act tough against corrupt: Navy Chief

In the backdrop of Army Generals
facing action in the Sukna land scam, Navy Chief Admiral
Nirmal Verma on Friday said it was only the armed forces that
always took action against the corrupt.

Feb 05, 2010, 19:29 PM IST

Oz opposition disagrees with placement of women into forces

In the backdrop of Australia planning to shed gender inequality in defence forces, the country`s opposition party on Thursday said the frontline of war is no place for women but maintained its support for equality in armed forces.

Sep 10, 2009, 15:47 PM IST

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