Over 1,400 acres defence land encroached in MP, Chhattisgarh: IDES

Over 1,400 acres of defence land has been encroached upon in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, allegedly by farmers and common people, according to officials of the Indian Defence Estate Services (IDES).

Yemen crisis: Indian Navy completes evacuation from Aden, tweets Sushma Swaraj
Yemen crisis: Indian Navy completes evacuation from Aden, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Continuing the process of evacuation of Indians stuck in war-struck Yemen, INS Mumbai carrying the rescued nationals on Sunday reached Djibouti, Indian Ministry of External Affairs said.

4,685 defence personnel have died since 1999

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that 4,685 defence personnel have laid down their lives since the 1999 Kargil conflict.

`India`s defence spending to rival US, China in next 30 years`

India`s defence expenditure is expected to accelerate over the next 30 years to rival that of the US and China, according to a new UK government study.

India develops robotic soldiers to replace humans

With futuristic warfare in mind, India is working to develop robotic soldiers as part of efforts to boost unmanned fighting capabilities, joining a select group of countries in this endeavour.

India developing guided bombs for fighters

By the end of 2014, Indian fighter planes could be equipped with indigenously-developed `glide bombs`, which will be guided to their targets for precision attacks.

New defence procurement policy comes into force

A new defence procurement policy came into force on Saturday which aims at enhancing transparency.

Immense scope for entrepreneurs in defence: Artillery DG

Entrepreneurs have immense opportunity in the defence sector as projects worth 30 per cent of the defence budget is open for them.

Def Min working on proposal for coastal radars

The Defence Ministry is planning set up 38 additional radars as part of Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) at the cost of Rs 1,000 crore.

Commemorating Kargil victory

Twelve years ago, on this day our soldiers recaptured Indian positions from Pak intruders.

Commemorating Kargil victory

Twelve years ago, on this day our soldiers recaptured Indian positions from Pak intruders.

Centre withdraws 30,000 troops from J&K

Defence Minister Antony said the withdrawal of troops comes in the wake of improved security.