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Gas tank blast rocks Iran's capital, no casualties: ministry

A number of social media users reported seeing an orange light in the east of Tehran as the tank blew up around midnight

26 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

Defence ministry gives nod for OFB to build 156 BMP II vehicles for the Army

The delivery time is expected to be after two years, according to sources

01 Jun 2020 5:45 PM

‘Non-lapsable’ fund for military, forces mooted

The defence ministry has also asked the commission to look at the monetisation of surplus land.

03 Feb 2020 3:42 AM

India gets CDS at last: A role that will evolve

The need was felt for a single-point strategic military adviser to the government.

03 Jan 2020 6:35 AM

Govt to forces: Prepare fund requirement plan

The Army, Air Force and Navy have been asking defence ministry for more funds in the forthcoming Union Budget to meet modernisation requirement.

28 Nov 2019 6:14 AM

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Army wants homosexuality, adultery to remain punishable uffences: report

Earlier this year, Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said gay sex and adultery will not be allowed in the Army.

01 Nov 2019 9:09 AM

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

The Akash missile system has been developed in India by DRDO and has proven to be highly successful in the defence forces.

21 Oct 2019 1:49 PM

'Not worried': Rajnath invites investment from defence industry

He asserted that he is not afraid of potential corruption charges and 'not worried' that fingers will be pointed at him.

04 Oct 2019 4:08 PM

Defence Minister to decide on Rs 10,000 crore worth defence deals in August

The first defence acquisition council meeting to be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to take place in August.

24 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

Modi 2.0 spent Rs 8,500 crore on defence deals in its first 50 days

The ministry sources said some of the projects were initiated before the 2019 elections have been concluded after the government was formed.

23 Jul 2019 9:42 PM

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United Nations report on J&K ‘helped’ Pak: Govt

The report said that Indian Army is proactively engaging with MEA and MHA to counter the propaganda.

19 Jul 2019 7:38 AM

Pak continues to encourage terror groups to target India: Defence Ministry report

Pulwama attack is also a confirmation of India continuing to be persistent target of ‘Pakistan sponsored’ cross border terrorism policy.

18 Jul 2019 7:36 PM

Government suspends business transactions with Pilatus inc. over corruption charges

The government had received reports of engagement of agents by Pilatus for assistance in the sale on payment of a commission.

16 Jul 2019 1:36 PM

Defence ministry rejects petition of Vice-Admiral Verma

Robust selection procedure was followed for selecting Navy Chief, says defence ministry.

19 May 2019 2:41 AM

Govt to give ex-servicemen benefits to nurses in Army

The decision of display of star plates and flying flags will be a major victory for the cadres of MNS.

18 May 2019 5:31 AM

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Tata Power SED bags Rs 1,200 cr contract from defence ministry

The contract will be executed by Tata Power SED as the prime contractor with foreign OEM.

22 Mar 2019 2:10 PM

Defence Ministry starts process to appoint next chief of Indian Navy

Sources said the decision is expected to be announced soon.

13 Mar 2019 1:45 PM

"Thief returned papers": Chidambaram mocks Centre over Rafale papers

Chidambaram's jibe came a day after the attorney general said that the Rafale documents were not stolen from the Defence Ministry.

09 Mar 2019 1:35 PM

Reports of soldier’s abduction in Kashmir’s Budgam incorrect: MoD

MoD said reports of soldier Mohammad Yaseen’s abduction from Kashmir’s Budgam are incorrect and that he was safe.

09 Mar 2019 9:02 AM

'False claim': India rubbishes Pak claim of shooting down Sukhoi-30

The ministry said all the Sukhoi-30 aircraft deployed to check Pakistani jets landed back safely.

06 Mar 2019 8:56 AM

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