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Indian armed forces building partnerships in vital Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

Indian armed forces building partnerships in vital Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

India is an active member in the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
HAL achieves all-time high turnover of over Rs 18,000 crore in FY 2017-18

HAL achieves all-time high turnover of over Rs 18,000 crore in FY 2017-18

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has said that it had overhauled 220 aircraft/helicopters and 550 engines. 

Apr 04, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
IAF short of not only fighter jets but pilots too

IAF short of not only fighter jets but pilots too

IAF is also well below the 42 combat squadron strength to tackle the scenario of a two-front war with China and Pakistan.

Mar 06, 2018, 00:15 AM IST
Widow of soldier killed in anti-terror ops in Kashmir joins Officers Training Academy

Widow of soldier killed in anti-terror ops in Kashmir joins Officers Training Academy

On September 2, 2015, the world came crashing around Sangeeta. 

Feb 13, 2018, 07:20 AM IST
Contribute to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra appeals

Contribute to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra appeals

Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on December 7.

Dec 06, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Educational expenses for ex-servicemen's wards may be capped

Educational expenses for ex-servicemen's wards may be capped

The Defence Ministry is likely to take a decision on capping the educational expenses paid to the children of ex-servicemen.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
India to sign contract for co-production of 200 Russian Ka-226T choppers

India to sign contract for co-production of 200 Russian Ka-226T choppers

Kamov-226T is a pilot project on co-production of helicopters through digital technology, the Russian firm said.

Dec 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Digital campaign to increase Armed Forces Flag Day fund

Digital campaign to increase Armed Forces Flag Day fund

The campaign is one of the main priorities of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to ensure the welfare of ex-servicemen. 

Nov 21, 2017, 07:52 AM IST

Discussions on joint defence chief on: Sources

Intense discussions are on in the Defence Ministry over the issue of appointing a combined Chief of Defence Staff and Defence Minister, sources said on Monday.

Oct 31, 2017, 00:44 AM IST
ICICI Bank commits Rs 10 rore to Indian armed forces

ICICI Bank commits Rs 10 rore to Indian armed forces

ICICI Bank will pay the assistance in two equal tranches in 2017 and 2018.

Oct 23, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Army’s strike on terrorists in Myanmar not the first for Indian security forces

Army’s strike on terrorists in Myanmar not the first for Indian security forces

The Indian Army on Wednesday carried out a massive retaliatory strike on Naga terrorists who were on Myanmarese territory. The Army’s Eastern Command has said it inflicted heavy casualties on the terrorists and suffered none in the process.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers bravery of armed forces

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers bravery of armed forces

July 26 is celebrated as the anniversary of India's victory in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

 

Jul 26, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
 Govt empowers Army to procure weapons systems, military platforms for short intense wars

Govt empowers Army to procure weapons systems, military platforms for short intense wars

In a major decision, the government has empowered the Army directly to procure critical weapons systems and military platforms to maintain combat readiness for short duration "intense wars", a top government official said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

United States to provide India resources & technology for security: Mike Pence

Pence said the US and India can deepen their ties in many industries and areas and asked India to enact the necessary economic reforms to ensure that the bilateral trade relationship is both "fair and reciprocal".

Jun 28, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Integrated command among three forces must happen: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Integrated command among three forces must happen: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

An integrated command of the defence forces must happen at some point of time and it must be looked at as an option, suggests Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat.

Jun 11, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Madhur Bhandarkar dedicates award to Indian Armed Forces

Madhur Bhandarkar dedicates award to Indian Armed Forces

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar received the Bharat Gaurav Award here and dedicated it to India's "pride" - the Indian Armed Forces and their families.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
WATCH: 'Remove Jhijhak Ki Patti', Gautam Gambhir kick-starts inspirational campaign for Indian soldiers

WATCH: 'Remove Jhijhak Ki Patti', Gautam Gambhir kick-starts inspirational campaign for Indian soldiers

Not long ago, the KKR skipper announced that his foundation will "take care of the entire educational expenses" of the children of Indian soldiers martyred in the Sukma Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh.

May 29, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar enjoys screening of his biopic with Indian Armed Forces! - See pic

Sachin Tendulkar enjoys screening of his biopic with Indian Armed Forces! - See pic

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams', directed by James Erskine, is about Tendulkar's personal journey from a young boy to a cricketing legend.

May 21, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Tendulkar biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' to premiere with screening for Indian armed forces on Saturday

Tendulkar biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' to premiere with screening for Indian armed forces on Saturday

The film, releasing on May 26, has already been declared tax-free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.

May 19, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
When Indian soldiers are kicked in Kashmir, Delhiites respond by offering salute - Watch video

When Indian soldiers are kicked in Kashmir, Delhiites respond by offering salute - Watch video

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 14 last year had appealed to the nation to honour and respect soldiers who lay down their lives guarding the borders.

Apr 19, 2017, 00:08 AM IST

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