South Korea tests missiles that can hit `any target` in North Korea

South Korea on Wednesday test-fired two ballistic missiles capable of hitting any part of North Korea, in an apparent response to recent bellicose boasts from Pyongyang about its nuclear and missile capabilities.

Manohar Parikkar rules out combat role for women in armed forces
Manohar Parikkar rules out combat role for women in armed forces

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has ruled out recruiting women for combat operations in armed forces due to apprehensions about their safety but said they would be encouraged to join other operational areas with their inclusion being stepped up in phases.

Central African Republic militias agree to disarmament deal

  Rival armed groups in Central African Republic agreed on Sunday to a peace accord requiring them to disarm and potentially face justice for war crimes committed during two years of conflict.

Synergy among all stakeholders needed to indigenise defence production

 Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Philip Campose today emphasised the need for a synergised approach by all stakeholders to ensure success of the 'Make In India' initiative in the defence sector.

Indian Army facing acute shortage of ammunition: CAG
Indian Army facing acute shortage of ammunition: CAG

Public accounts watchdog CAG on Friday pulled up the Defence Ministry on the issue of ammunition management in Army, saying acute shortage of ammunition was a serious cause of concern directly impairing the operational readiness of the force.

China rebuffs US criticism of military parade to mark end of war

China`s Defence Ministry on Thursday rebuffed a senior US official who cast doubt on China`s plans to hold a military parade in September to mark the end of the World War Two.

PAC pulls up Defence Ministry for delay in equipment procurement

Expressing concerns over delay in procurement of equipment, a Parliamentary panel on Wednesday asked the Defence Ministry to take timely decisions to ensure country's defence preparedness.

Documents leak: Court to hear bail plea of five corporate executives today

A court here will on Friday hear the bail application of five corporate executives accused in connection with the Petroleum Ministry's documents leak case.

Railways, Defence plan strategic infrastructure along border

With China planning to build a rail link between Tibet and Nepal, Indian Railways has decided to provide strategic requirement in infrastructure along the border and is working out the details with Defence Ministry.

Defence Ministry trashes reports of IAF plane crash in UP

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Monday trashed reports of an Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crash in Uttar Pradesh.

China says will likely invite Western Allies to WW2 parade

 China`s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that it will likely invite military representatives from the Western Allies who fought with China during World War Two to march in a parade in Beijing later this year to mark 70 years since the war`s end.

China says probing if more Myanmar bombs strayed over border

China`s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that it investigating whether more stray bombs had fallen in Chinese territory during fighting between Myanmar`s government and rebels, after five people were killed earlier this month.

Russian army TV offers Jeremy Clarkson job

Russia`s Zvezda television, a channel run by the defence ministry, unexpectedly revealed Thursday that it has offered a job to disgraced British "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson after he was dropped by the BBC for assaulting his producer.

Anbar blast killed at least 13 soldiers: Ministry

A bombing by the Islamic State group in the city of Ramadi last week killed 13 Iraqi soldiers, defence ministry said on Thursday, denying reports they died in an air strike.

Congress slams Manohar Parrikar comment about graft in Defence Ministry

 The Congress on Monday lashed out at alleged comments made by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at a poll campaign meeting in south Goa, where the latter has been quoted in the media as saying that prior to NDA rule, up to 25 percent of the defence ministry's budget of Rs 3 lakh crore was being pocketed.

One Rank One Pension to be approved by April end: Army Chief

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday said that the long-standing demand of Armed Forces veterans' for One Rank One Pension (OROP) will be approved by April end.

Russian troops launch mass drills close to Ukraine

Russia launched major military exercises on Thursday, with thousands of troops taking part in war games across the country, including in the annexed Crimean peninsula and southern regions near Ukraine.

With Rafale deal stuck, Eurofighter looks to swoop in

With the multi-billion dollar contract for Rafale jets caught in the doldrums, the UK on Thursday hoped there would be an opportunity for the Eurofighter aircraft to get back into the race with a "very competitive bid".

Corporate espionage case: CBI raids various ministries, arrests Mumbai-based CA, two govt officials
Corporate espionage case: CBI raids various ministries, arrests Mumbai-based CA, two govt officials

The CBI on Thursday carried out searches at various ministries in the corporate espionage case.