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North Korea fires 3 short-range rockets as pope visits South Korea

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 08:50

North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast, South Korea`s Ministry of Defence said, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.

Gokul Chandra Pati likely to be new Odisha chief secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:08

Senior IAS officer Gokul Chandra Pati is likely to take over as the new chief secretary of Odisha with the Union government allowing his return to the state cadre.

Dalbir Suhag`s appointment as Army Chief is final: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:13

Urging the opposition to not politicise the affidavit row, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the appointment of General Dalbir Suhag is final.

Tata says committed to AgustaWestland deal despite scandal

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 00:57

Businessman Ratan Tata said on Thursday that his group remains committed to its partnership with AgustaWestland in spite of a corruption scandal that has engulfed the helicopter business of Italian group Finmeccanica.

Lt Gen Suhag appointed as next Army chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 14:08

The government announced the appointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, a veteran infantry officer, as the next Army chief to succeed incumbent Gen Bikram Singh after his retirement on July 31.

Tariq Anwar urges govt not to appoint next Army chief hastily

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 14:45

Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party has charged the UPA Government with being in a hurry to make key appointments before May 16, one of the leaders of the ruling combine has cautioned it not to act hastily in appointing the next Army chief.

HC rejects Adarsh Society`s plea opposing title suit by MoD

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 21:08

Bombay High Court rejected an application made by scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society opposing the title suit filed by Union Ministry of Defence claiming ownership on the land in South Mumbai where the plush building stands.

Graft case: Defence employee gets 18 months jail term

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 17:48

A 37-year-old man, who was working with Defence Accounts Department, has been sentenced to one year and six months in jail by a Delhi court for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 from a food contractor to clear his bills.

Rs 200 cr contract for Sindhu Rakshak salvage given to US firm

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:55

Six months after the fire on submarine INS Sindhu Rakshak here, the salvage operation will finally begin with the Ministry of Defence signing a contract with an American firm.

INS Sindhughosh embarks on patrolling mission

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:37

The INS Sindhughosh, which had a close shave last week while entering the harbour, left the port on a patrolling mission.

No Viagra, we`re British: military stash missing

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:21

A giant haul of Viagra is among more than GBP 7.2 million of stock that has gone missing from British military supplies in the last seven years, the Ministry of Defence confirmed.

CBI seeks President nod to examine Governors` in chopper deal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 22:03

After the refusal by Law Ministry, the CBI has now approached President`s office seeking permission to record as witness the statements of Governors M K Narayanan and B V Wanchoo.