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Facing CBI probe, Rolls-Royce seeks meetings with Defence Ministry

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 01:22

Facing a CBI probe for allegedly involving middlemen in its dealings with the state-owned HAL, British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has sought meetings with the top brass of the Defence Ministry where it is expected to discuss the corruption allegations against it.

Facing CBI probe, Rolls-Royce seeks meetings with Def Min

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 18:29

Facing a CBI probe for allegedly involving middlemen in its dealings with the state-owned HAL, British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has sought meetings with the top brass of the Defence Ministry where it is expected to discuss the corruption allegations against it.

Defence Ministry clears acquisition proposals worth Rs 21,000-cr

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:53

Pressing ahead with its policy to promote domestic military industry, the government on Saturday cleared procurement proposals worth over Rs 21,000 crore and also okayed a project for the production of transport aircraft which is open only to Indian private sector companies.

CAG pulls up IAF for MiG-27 upgrade project

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 16:34

The CAG on Friday pulled up the Indian Air Force for an "unfruitful" expenditure of Rs 155 crore for developing an Electronic Warfare system aimed at enhancing capability of the Russian-origin MiG-27 fighter aircraft.

Ten key DRDO projects delayed: Jaitley

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:25

Ten major projects of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), including the LCA Tejas aircraft and several key missile programmes, have been delayed due to various reasons, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

19 fighter aircraft, 11 helicopters crash in last 3 years: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:19

Altogether 19 fighter aircraft and 11 helicopters of the armed forces crashed in last three years in which 24 service personnel were killed, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Union Budget 2014-15: Defence Ministry gets Rs 2.29 lakh cr in Union Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:30

The Ministry was allocated Rs 2,03,672 crore in 2013-14 and was provided Rs 2,24,000 crore in the interim budget presented by the UPA government in February this year.

IAF grounds its AgustaWestland chopper fleet

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:07

IAF has grounded its fleet of three AW-101 helicopters built by Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland whose Rs 3,600 crore deal to supply 12 VVIP choppers was cancelled earlier this year.

Al-Qaeda militants kill senior Yemeni army officer

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:02

Suspected al-Qaeda militants killed a senior army officer in front of his home in the capital Sanaa, Yemen`s Defence Ministry said.

Defence Ministry asked to get active on Twitter, Facebook

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 20:59

In the regime of Narendra Modi, who is very active on the social media, the Defence Ministry has been asked by the I&B Ministry to enhance its presence on websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Ukraine holding two Russian state journalists: TV channel

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 13:26

Ukrainian security services are holding two Russian television journalists working for a defence ministry outlet after they were detained at a government checkpoint leaving the conflict-hit east of the country, the channel said Sunday.

Vice Admiral Chatterjee takes over as CINCAN chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 15:47

Vice Admiral Pradeep Kumar Chatterjee has taken over as the Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN), a defence ministry release said Wednesday.