Defence Ministry

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announces creation of 10 more Defence Attache posts

The government has introduced a new scheme to promote defence exports through DAs to their respective countries. Under this scheme, funds have been allocated for export promotion to 34 countries. 

Feb 03, 2020, 23:24 PM IST

Defence Expo 2020 to be held in Uttar Pradesh for the first time in February

Prior to the conference, Yogi Adityanath had held a meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh along with officials regarding 'Defence Expo-2020'. Adityanath said that preparations are underway for the Defence Expo which is to be held in February. 

Jan 05, 2020, 19:13 PM IST

Rajasthan, MP in Centre's list of shortlisted states for participation in Republic Day Parade

Defence Ministry's list of shortlisted participants also includes states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 03, 2020, 13:57 PM IST

Here's why Centre rejected West Bengal government's tableau proposal for Republic Day parade

It is learnt that the West Bengal government has given three proposals on tableaux for January 26 parade - 1. Kanyashree, 2. Save Green, stay clean, 3. Jol dhoro Jol bhoro.

Jan 02, 2020, 12:15 PM IST

Govt amends Army service rules ahead of appointing Chief of Defence Staff

As per existing rules, the three Services chiefs can serve up to the age of 62 or for three years, whichever is earlier.

Dec 29, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

Army sends proposal to MoD, seeks creation of new post of deputy Chief of Army Staff

Indian Army has sent the proposal to the Ministry of Defence.

Nov 28, 2019, 21:18 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Bangkok to attend ADMM plus meeting

The union minister will be taking part in the 6th ASEAN defence ministers meeting and he will also participate in the opening ceremony of Defence & Security 2019 Exhibition. 

Nov 16, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

18 ISIS terrorists surrender to Afghan forces in Achin district: Defence Ministry

The ministry said that the increase in the number of surrenders is due to ramped-up military operations by the forces. In the last two weeks, over 615 ISIS terrorists and their family members have surrendered.

Nov 16, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Rajnath Singh on two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh from November 14

The Defence Minister is going there to review security preparedness and carry out several other engagements in the region.

Nov 13, 2019, 22:02 PM IST

Justice Rajendra Menon appointed AFT Chairperson

The tenure of appointment of Justice (Retired)Rajendra Menon will be for a period of three years. He is the Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.

Nov 05, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Cyclone 'Maha': Indian Navy prepared for relief operations, says Defence Ministry

The Ministry of Defence through a press release informed that the Indian Navy is alert in the region of Gujarat and North Maharashtra Coast, which is likely to get affected by the cyclone 'Maha'.

Nov 05, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Defence Ministry's EWS quota proposal for arms unit apprentices rejected

The 103rd Amendment Act, 2019 of the Constitution empowers the state to provide up to 10 per cent reservation for "economically weaker sections" in education and public employment.

Nov 05, 2019, 11:21 AM IST

Deshhit: Defence Ministry To Discuss Army Proposal For Akash Prime Missiles

Deshhit: Defence Ministry To Discuss Army Proposal For Akash Prime Missiles. Watch video to know more.

Oct 21, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Defence Ministry approves Army project for acquiring 3rd generation Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday accorded approval for Capital Procurement for the Defence forces amounting over Rs 3300 crores of indigenously designed and developed equipment.

Oct 21, 2019, 20:07 PM IST

Defence Ministry to decide on Army's Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pakistan, China border

The new Akash missiles which will have an extended performance range than its predecessors are being prepared to be deployed in high altitude areas in Ladakh which shares boundaries with both Pakistan and China.

Oct 21, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Rajnath Singh approves four-fold increase in monetary assistance to families of battle casualties

The amount will be granted under the Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (ABCWF).

Oct 05, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

LCA Tejas Navy launches, makes arrested landing in a single sortie

Calling it "a seminal achievement", the Ministry of Defence stated, "Being a pioneering technology acquisition and demonstration program for the unique Short Take-Off but Arrested Recovery (STOBAR) concept of aircraft operations, the LCA (Navy) team has had to conceptualise and experiment with complex software modes from a clean slate. All this had to be done while tentatively exploring and incrementally expanding the structural capabilities of the aircraft to withstand the brutal requirements of carrier operations."
 

Oct 01, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

Deadline for linking PAN-Aadhaar extended from September 30 to December 31

In a major relief for taxpayers, the deadline to link PAN card and Aadhaar has been extended from September 30 to December 31, a notification issued by Ministry of Finance said on Saturday.

Sep 28, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

Pakistani fake social media handles using Kaun Banega Crorepati to trap people: Defence Ministry

Security agencies have discovered that Pakistan-based operatives are attempting to use the popularity of the Amitabh Bachchan-anchored show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) to trap individuals and propagate misinformation through fake social media handles.

Sep 22, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria to be the next Indian Air Force chief

Bhadauria will take over as the Chief of Air Staff after the present chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa retires on September 30.

Sep 19, 2019, 17:46 PM IST