Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Dr. Manoj Soni takes Oath as Member, UPSC


Dr. Manoj Soni, former Vice Chancellor of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here today. The Oath was administered by the UPSC Chairman Prof. David R. Syiemlieh.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Russia offers MiG 35 to India


RAC MiG is ready to relocate its assembly line to India if the two countries reach an agreement. After meeting the requirements of the Indian Air Force, the India-based plant could start the export of MiG-35 fighters to potential buyers abroad. Russia already has a rich experience of licensed production of aircraft in India.

ISRO Successfully Launches Cartosat-2


The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched the sixth Cartosat-2 series satellite from Sriharikota. The space agency launched Cartosat-2 series satellite carried by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) on Friday (23rd June, 2017) at 9:20 am.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

India, China hold talks for strengthening strategic partnership


India looks forward to strengthen its strategic partnership and mutual dialogue with China as the two sides held talks here amid differences over a host of issues including the USD 50 billion CPEC and Indias NSG membership bid.

CRPF launches Helpline for Kashmiris


  • The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)  inaugurated a toll free helpline called 'MADADGAAR' for the Kashmiris.

Monday, 19 June 2017

India, Japan and US to hold Joint Maritime Security exercise



Maritime forces from India, Japan and the US would participate in a joint Maritime Security Exercise "Malabar" 2017, a joint mid-summer exercise aimed at addressing shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific region.

First Indian Woman To Be Elected As Judge Of The International Tribunal For The Law Of The Sea (ITLOS)



Dr. Neeru Chadha from INDIA has been elected as the Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, becoming the first Indian woman to be elected to ITLOS.

“THE MARK OF A MAN… NEVER GIVE UP!


Famous Generals, Leaders and Sports person have been known for a “Never giving up” attitude on a given assignment, come what may! The likes of athletes Milkha Singh, General SP Thorat and L/NK Albert Ekk had one thing in common “INTEGRITY” which consumed all their passions to achieve their final goals, accentuated by an attitude which surpasses all understanding, ie ‘NEVER GIVE UP’.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Donald Trump, Narendra Modi to discuss security cooperation, combating terror


President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their first meeting would set forth a vision to expand the US-India ties in an ambitious manner and discuss ways to advance common goals like fighting terrorism and expanding security cooperation in the Indo- Pacific region. 

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba pays floral tributes to Memorial of Indian soldiers


Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today paid floral tributes to the Memorial of Indian soldiers, many of whom are buried in the cemetery in Haifa, Israel. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

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



New Delhi: 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.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

India to gain full membership of SCO at Astana summit


India will be admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the summit of the regional grouping on June 8-9 in Kazakhstan, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present. 

Thales eyes India for supply of UAVs, radars


Thales is eyeing India for offering its latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems and radars in view of the growing demand for them in the country.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

India is now building its own aircraft carriers


The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 scattered its military hardware among twelve newly independent republics. One such piece of hardware was the relatively new aircraft carrier Baku.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Russia Ready to Supply S-400 Anti Aircraft Missile Systems to India


Russia is preparing to supply S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to India and both sides are discussing the terms of the sale. The contract has not yet been signed.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Warfare Ships to enhance India's ability to conduct sea-borne offensives in enemy areas.


A mega naval project worth over Rs 20,000 Crore for four Landing Platform Docks (LPD) was cleared by the Defence Ministry on 22nd May 2017.

PM Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam

India's longest river bridge capable of withstanding the weight of a 60-tonne battle tank inaugurated in Assam close to the border with China on May 26.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Air marshal PN Pradhan AVSM Takes Over As DCIDS (OPS)

Air Marshal P N Pradhan, AVSM has been appointed new Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations).

Monday, 20 February 2017

INSV TARINI inducted into Indian Navy


The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini inducted at a ceremony held at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool on 18th February 2017 in the presence of Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba along with other senior naval officers.

Indian Coast Guard Ship AYUSH Commissioned


The last in the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessel (FPVs), Indian Coast Guard Ship AYUSH got commissioned on 18-Feb-2017 at Kochi, Kerala by Vice Admiral AR Karwe, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Army Jawans to finally get their first modern helmet


Helmet is an essential piece of kit for army jawans as it can be the difference between life and death during military operations.

After waiting for more than two decades, the jawans of the Indian Army will be equipped with a world class helmet, which will be manufactured by MKU industries, and will be delivered within three years.

New Vice Chief of Army Staff

Indian Army staff got its new Vice Chief. Lt. General Sarath Chand, on 12th Jan, appointed as the new vice chief of the Army staff, during an Army ceremony.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

India's Second Scorpene Class Submarine INS Khanderi launched.


India's second Scorpene class submarine 'INS Khanderi' launched at the Mazagon docks on 12 Jan 2017.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Army enthused by new indigenous artillery gun


The Army has given the thumbs-up to a heavy artillery gun, Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS).

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Air Marshal S B Deo takes over as Vice Chief of Indian Air Force


Air Marshal S. B. Deo on Monday took over as vice chief of air staff in place of Air Marshal B. S. Dhanoa who is now the chief.

David R Syiemlieh appointed new UPSC chairman



The President has appointed Prof. David R. Syiemlieh, Member, Union Public Service Commission, to perform the duties of the post of Chairman, Union Public Service Commission, with effect from the forenoon of January 4, 2017 till further orders or till completion of his term as member on 21.01.2018, whichever is earlier.

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations


India and Pakistan on 1st Jan’17 exchanged for the 26th consecutive year the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that prohibits them from attacking each other’s atomic facilities.

Monday, 2 January 2017

INS Kalvari To Be Commissioned Shortly


  • India's first scorpene class submarine 'INS Kalvari' under project 75 is likely to be commissioned into Indian navy very shortly.

New Army and IAF Chiefs take charge


  • Gen Bipin Rawat took over as the 27th chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army succeeding Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on 31st Dec 2016.