Defense

US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the US Pacific Air Forces 

Jul 31, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Joint US-Qatar navy exercise wraps up

Among the tests carried out were air defense and surface missile simulation drills, according to a senior Qatari naval officer.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Tai chi and its health benefits - From stress reduction to relieving chronic neck pain!

The best thing about this gentle form of exercise is that it can be practiced by people of all ages. 

Oct 17, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Canadian toddler freaks out as she wants to meet Defence Minister!

Canadian toddler freaks out as she wants to meet Defence Minister!

Jul 06, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

Russian aircraft head off US destroyer in Black Sea: RIA

Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, but the Pentagon denied any unusual behavior.

May 31, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Apr 01, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

India, US to jointly develop defense tech projects: US official

India and the US will jointly work on several defence technology projects in an effort to develop a "vibrant science and technology cooperation" to strengthen national, regional and global security, a senior White House official has told American lawmakers.

Mar 27, 2015, 07:50 AM IST

Pentagon nominee sees great potential in US-India defense ties

India is destined to be a strong defense partner of the United States and there is great potential for military cooperation between the two countries, President Barack Obama`s nominee as defense secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday.

Feb 05, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

Bill bars US deals with Russian arms dealer

The US Defense Department would be barred from entering into any contract with a Russian state arms dealer under a provision of the $1.1 trillion spending bill.

Dec 13, 2014, 03:32 AM IST

Ukraine president appoints new defense officials

Ukraine`s president has appointed new officials to top defense posts as he pledged to stamp out the corruption that has left the country`s armed forces faltering before a pro-Russian insurgency.

Jul 03, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

Flu virus infects host by wiping out immune system cells

Scientists have discovered that flu virus infects its host by first wiping off the immune system`s cells, which are best equipped to neutralize the virus.

Oct 21, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Japanese PM pledges to bolster economy, defense

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today pledged to push forward with his plans to bolster Japan`s defense in the face of what he said was an increasingly insecure environment.

Oct 15, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

No verdict yet in Aus trial of Indian-origin doctor

An Australian court today put off its verdict for the second time after the jury failed to decide the fate of Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel, accused of causing grievous bodily harm to one of his patients.

Oct 15, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

US court calls Osama’s son-in-laws’ lawyers surveillance fears unfounded

A federal judge has declined to temporarily block U.S. government agencies from conducting special surveillance on lawyers representing Osama bin Laden`s son-in-law.

Jul 09, 2013, 17:41 PM IST

Japanese panel urges greater defense force at sea

With China stepping up its presence in Japan`s neighbouring waters, a government panel on Tuesday proposed that Tokyo should beef up the capabilities of its defence forces.

Nov 27, 2012, 16:41 PM IST

Six advanced landing grounds to be prepared in Arunachal

Six advanced landing grounds will be prepared immediately by Indian Air Force in Arunachal Pradesh for emergency landing of defence aircraft.

Nov 21, 2012, 18:45 PM IST

Army items procured in non-transparent manner: audit report

An internal audit of the Def Ministry has detected that the army have spent money on procuring imported items in a `non-transparent manner`.

Oct 24, 2012, 17:51 PM IST

Vaccine to tackle meningitis “just a year away”

Experts have tested a new vaccine for meningitis B, the strain against which there is currently no defense.

Dec 24, 2010, 17:10 PM IST

Vaccine to tackle meningitis “just a year away”

Experts have tested a new vaccine for meningitis B, the strain against which there is currently no defense.

Dec 24, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

UK defense chief plans cuts, major changes

Britain`s defense secretary said that senior military posts could be axed as he prepares major spending cuts.

Aug 13, 2010, 21:14 PM IST