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Army cadre review to benefit 1.45 lakh men

The last cadre review for the Army was done in 1984.

09 Sep 2017 6:25 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman gets Defence, Piyush Goyal is Railways Minister

Prabhu in commerce; Gadkari to handle Ganga cleaning too.

04 Sep 2017 1:10 AM

Delhi govt cracks whip, sacks 13 senior ordnance officials

Ordnance factories are the oldest and largest organisation in India’s defence industry.

01 Sep 2017 5:39 AM

Major reforms in Army planned

Bid to enhance combat capability; ‘non-core’ functions to be hived off.

31 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Indian Army set for reform initiatives as part of defence ministry's overhaul

Govt has accepted 65 out of 99 recommendations of Shekatkar Committee, says Jaitley.

30 Aug 2017 4:00 PM


China mum about report on 'small-scale military operation' in Doklam

'This kind of reports represents the view of the media and think-tanks', China's Defence Ministry's spokesman told an Indian media.

07 Aug 2017 8:19 PM

Centre may overhaul FDI policy in defence

If approval, the liberalised FDI regime will see no cap in case of many military products and some with significantly enhanced limits.

25 Jul 2017 12:43 AM

Amid Sikkim standoff, China hints at Doval-Yang bilateral at BRICS NSAs meet

The standoff between China and India in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction has dragged on for the past four weeks.

24 Jul 2017 8:22 PM

Why does Delhi allow Beijing to bully it?

Why has it given an open warning to New Delhi for constructing India’s longest bridge the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over the Brahmaputra river?

14 Jul 2017 3:05 AM

China sends troops to first overseas naval base in Djibouti, Africa

The logistics base is the first of its kind for China, which will use it to support "naval escorts in Africa and southwest Asia.

12 Jul 2017 9:06 PM


Private sector defence role still untested

This effort could easily take over a decade, as the newness of processes, designs and working techniques can be impediments.

22 May 2017 12:45 AM

MoD holds talks with India Inc on defence partnership

The next development is expected in a Defence Acquisition Council meet, which is likely to be convened on May 15.

12 May 2017 2:24 AM

Afghanistan arrests 35 soldiers after attack on base

The brutal assault is believed to be the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on a military installation.

26 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

Work to reinforce image of Army: Gen Rawat to top officers after 'human shield' video

The video showed a man tied to an army vehicle purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters during polling in the Srinagar LS by-election.

18 Apr 2017 10:19 AM

Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Sources claimed that the defence ministry has not given clearance to the Pakistani delegation.

16 Apr 2017 2:54 AM


Afghanistan: At least 36 ISIS terrorists killed in US air strike

The huge bomb, delivered via an MC-130 transport plane, has a blast yield equivalent to 11 tons of TNT.

14 Apr 2017 11:38 AM

Rs 4 lakh cr worth defence procurement cleared by govt in 3 years

In 2015-16, the total procurement was estimated at Rs 62,341 crore.

28 Mar 2017 7:08 PM

No lessons learnt from Uri, Pathankot attacks: Parliamentary panel

Scenario is as ‘vulnerable’ as has been ‘exposed’ during the Uri and Pathankot terror attacks, the parliamentary panel said.

10 Mar 2017 10:46 AM

Jawan hangs self, army blames media

Deputy commissioner of police Srikant Dhivare said that they were investigating whether the deceased was in the viral video.

04 Mar 2017 12:52 AM

All 41 ordnance factories under PMO scanner

In 2013, OFBs could meet the targets on only 39 per cent of the items required by the Armed Forces.

25 Feb 2017 2:05 AM