Tag: Defence

tourism: Tourism can be the game changer in Northeast region: Union Minister Kishan Reddy

G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and DoNER said that Tourism can be a game changer that can bring socio-economic change in the...

‘India constantly monitoring situation in Afghanistan’

India is prepared for any possible eventuality including evacuation of its officials and nationals from Afghanistan in view of fast deteriorating security scenario with the...

Ordnance Factory Board corporatisation cleared, to be split into seven companies

A radical overhaul of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has been cleared with the archaic organisation set to be split into seven companies to improve...

Sri Lanka ‘Priority One’ partner in defence: India

India on Sunday described Sri Lanka as “Priority One” partner in the defence sphere and said the participation of its military aircraft in the 70th...

Reviewing LAC disengagement: Jaishankar-Wang Yi discuss implementation of Moscow agreement

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday afternoon spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reviewed the disengagement process along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh...

In a first, RRI transfers quantum encryption key safely between buildings | India News

BENGALURU: For the first time in India, scientists part of the Quantum Experiments using Satellite Technology (QuEST) project from the Raman Research Institute (RRI) have...

How India changed the playbook and took China by surprise

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on...

AIADMK: BJP chief Nadda affirms party’s alliance with AIADMK for TN polls, pitches for Tamil

Madurai: BJP national president J P Nadda on Saturday said his party’s alliance with the AIADMK would continue for the assembly elections, due in Tamil...

India stands firm on S-400 purchase: Defence needs are determined independently says envoy to Moscow

NEW DELHI: Indian envoy to Moscow Bala Venkatesh Varma has asserted that New Delhi makes its defence choices independently and based on its security needs...

On eve of talks with farmers, Narendra Tomar meets Rajnath Singh to discuss govt strategy to end deadlock

A day before the crucial seventh round of talks between the Centre and protesting farmer unions, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Defence Minister Rajnath...

We don’t recognise unilateral sanctions; defence ties with India advancing well: Russia

Russia on Monday said implementation of its ongoing defence deals with India including the supply of a batch of S-400 missile systems is advancing well...

India-Russia strategic partnership: Constant factor in volatile world

NEW DELHI: It has been a strategic partnership that has grown in strength with every passing year. Built on the rich legacy and preparation for...

Fifteenth Finance Commission may suggest cess on direct taxes for defence fund

Be prepared to pay more tax next year. The Fifteenth Finance Commission (FFC) chaired by NK Singh may suggest a cess on direct taxes for...

Narendra Modi: PM Narendra Modi visited 58 countries since 2015

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries since 2015 and a total expenditure of Rs 517 crore was incurred on them, the...

India promises to be Africa’s steadfast partner including in defence & maritime security: S.Jaishankar

New Delhi: India promises to be Africa’s most steadfast partner including in defence and maritime security. This was stated by Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar,...

onions: India mulls on supplying onions to its neighbours following the decision to ban onion exports

New Delhi: India is working on an arrangement to supply onions to Bangladesh and a few other neighbouring countries in an uninterrupted fashion to uphold...

Official Secrets Act: Espionage case against journalist Rajeev Sharma ‘false’, ‘evidence planted’: Lawyer

New Delhi: The espionage case lodged against arrested freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma under the Official Secrets Act is “false” and the “evidence was planted” by...

Rajnath Singh: India and Iran set to revive regional approach model for stabilising Afghanistan

New Delhi: India and Iran are understood to have explored revival of regional approach model involving India-Iran to stabilise Afghanistan as US plans to exit...

Sizeable number of Chinese troops moved into eastern Ladakh: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: A “sizeable number” of Chinese troops have moved into eastern Ladakh and India too has taken all necessary steps to deal with the...

Indian Army: Army Commanders deliberate on existing security challenges at 3-day conference

NEW DELHI: The apex leadership of the Indian Army deliberated on various aspects related to existing and developing security challenges, the Army said on Friday...

Narendra Modi: GoM recommends extension till May 15 closure of educational institutions, restricting public activities

New Delhi: A Group of Ministers on COVID19 on Tuesday recommended extension of closure of all educational institutions and restricting all religious activities having public...