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Sukhoi-BrahMos combo draws global interest

Still in the development stage, the kind of unprecedented business interest the Sukhoi 30-BrahMos missile combo is generating among different countries has sparked off the possibility that it might tu

04 Jul 2016 2:30 AM

‘Bangla politics harming war on terror’

Terming Bangladesh as a sad example of a country living in denial, top Indian security officials have said that internal politics was immensely harming the war against terror in that country.

04 Jul 2016 2:16 AM

President, PM, Manohar Parrikar laud induction of fighter jet

A jubilant Union defence minister Manohar Parrikar claimed a “double success” on Friday and rightly so.

02 Jul 2016 7:39 AM

With Isak Chisi Swu death, leadership issue likely to crop up

In his death, National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) leader Isak Chisi Swu is being remembered for his overarching sense of calmness and composure during the course of the ongoing negotia

30 Jun 2016 2:29 AM

Navy gets anti-submarine torpedo after Tejas feat

“Varunastra” in Indian mythology is the main weapon of the “Rain God Varuna” that can kick up storms of devastation.

30 Jun 2016 1:56 AM


DAC clears big gun deal with US

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Saturday cleared a government-to-government deal to buy 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzer guns, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, for the Indian artillery from the US.

26 Jun 2016 6:41 AM

Door to terror: Enter in Iran, exit in Pakistan

A mosque with its entry gate in Iran, in the Rituk border area, and a backdoor exit that opens into Pakistani territory was used by at least three Indian jihadis to enter Pakistan from Iran.

25 Jun 2016 4:49 AM

Manohar Parrikar strikes an ‘austere’ note

Known not to condone avoidable expenses, defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday struck to his “no wasteful expenditure” stance during the two-day Annual Unified Commanders’ Conference (UCC) of

24 Jun 2016 5:35 AM

During Ramzan, yoga makes a mark in Pakistan

With the ongoing fasting for the Ramzan month of penance, yoga is taking the backseat in Pakistan but there is no denying that the ancient practice to spiritually conjoin the body and soul is taking P

22 Jun 2016 1:19 AM

Army goes hi-tech to tackle floods

With urban floods occurring with increasing regularity and with catastrophic consequences as seen in Mumbai (2005), Srinagar (2014) and in Chennai (2015), the Indian Army is embarking on a huge nation

21 Jun 2016 12:18 AM


India to train 100 Afghan women fighters in August

The Indian armed forces are doing all they can to ensure gender equality not only in India but also abroad.

20 Jun 2016 6:55 AM

Swedish major keen to build warplanes in India

In a strong pitch offering the newly-unveiled Gripen E multi-role fighter aircraft to India, Swedish defence major Saab has bid to set up a huge establishment in India that will also make fighter airc

16 Jun 2016 1:33 AM

China flexes muscle with new Arunachal incursion

On June 9, a day before “Ex Operation Malabar” by the navies of India, United States and Japan was set to kick off and the day deliberations over India’s bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

14 Jun 2016 1:24 AM

Manohar Parrikar meets ‘private players’ for in-house deals

Brushing aside opposition, the government signaled its strong intent to forge strategic partnerships with the private sector, by holding a two-hour-long closed-door parley with domestic private compan

12 Jun 2016 3:31 AM

3-nation exercise a stern signal to China

Amid mounting tension in the South China Sea region, the navies of the United States, India and Japan will embark on a huge exercise — Ex Malabar-16 — from June 10 to June 17, 2016 where more than 100

11 Jun 2016 7:08 AM


US pact to enhance India’s global reach

The proposed Indo-US Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (Lemoa), on the verge of being inked, will increase India’s operational reach across the globe both in times of war and in peace-time op

11 Jun 2016 7:02 AM

Gas leak on-board INS Vikramaditya kills two

In a serious incident on board aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, two persons — a Navy sailor and a civilian — were killed due to inhalation of poisonous gas fumes leaking from the ship’s sewage treat

11 Jun 2016 2:10 AM

CAG indicts top science body

The Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG)’s has criticised the functioning of the country’s top scientific institution, the Indian National Science Academy, in a draft report, accessed by this newspap

09 Jun 2016 2:05 AM

ISI asks Dawood Ibrahim to strike Delhi

Underworld don and the most-wanted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts Dawood Ibrahim is under pressure from his handlers in the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan’s spy agency, to enact blasts

07 Jun 2016 9:23 AM

‘All firefighters of 1st batch died in Maharashtra ammo unit’

It needs an immense sense of courage, responsibility and sacrifice to walk into a blazing ammo dump knowing that any second a full blast explosion can rip a man to shreds.

02 Jun 2016 1:15 AM