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  • Prez, VP continue to get less salary than top babus, chiefs

    Prez, VP continue to get less salary than top babus, chiefs

    The President and the Vice-President continue to get less salaries as compared to the top bureaucrats and service chiefs since the laws are yet to be amended to rectify an anomaly with the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations......

    November 19, 2017
  • Navy signs contract with Tata for portable sonars

    Navy signs contract with Tata for portable sonars

    The Indian Navy has signed a contract with Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division for supply of Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) under the 'Buy and Make (Indian)' category, an official said on Thursday. The contract was signed on Wednesday under......

    November 16, 2017
  • Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

    Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

    In a significant development, Pakistan on Friday announced that it has decided "purely on humanitarian grounds" to arrange a meeting between former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row in the country, and his wife. ''A note verbale to......

    November 11, 2017
  • Defence panel clears proposal for 111 helicopters for Navy

    Defence panel clears proposal for 111 helicopters for Navy

    The Defence Acquisition Council on Tuesday approved the first project under the new Strategic Partnership model to induct 111 helicopters in the Indian Navy at a cost of Rs 21,738 crore, informed sources said. The DAC, chaired by Defence Minister......

    October 31, 2017
  • Sitharaman compliments Indian Navy for securing nation

    Sitharaman compliments Indian Navy for securing nation

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the Naval Leadership on Thursday during the ongoing Naval Commanders’ Conference being held at New Delhi. This is the second edition of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference. Hon'ble @DefenceMinIndia [email protected] addresses top naval leadership during......

    October 26, 2017
  • Hijacking success

    Hijacking success

    Riding piggy-back on military success-stories is something about which the present government does not feel diffident. Last year’s tactical strikes against jihadi launch-pads across the LOC in J&K ~ the much hyped “surgical strikes” ~ continue to be hailed as......

    October 18, 2017
  • Navy sacks sailor for undergoing sex change surgery

    Navy sacks sailor for undergoing sex change surgery

    A sailor with the Indian Navy has been discharged after he underwent a gender reassignment surgery and transformed into a woman, reports said on Tuesday. Manish Giri went under the knife in Mumbai last year as he was feeling like......

    October 10, 2017
  • Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

    Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

    Chairing her first Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday cleared a project worth Rs 200 crore for buying indigenous sonars for Indian Naval ships, and another one for missiles for the navy. The minister has......

    September 27, 2017
  • India's second indigenous nuclear submarine to be launched soon

    India's second indigenous nuclear submarine to be launched soon

    India's second indigenous nuclear submarine is likely to be launched in less than a month's time, towards the end of September or the beginning of October, government sources said. Launching of a boat refers to the process of transferring the......

    September 12, 2017
  • HAL to supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters to Indian armed forces

    HAL to supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters to Indian armed forces

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Rs 6,100 crore contract to supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) to the Indian Army and one to the Navy, an official statement said on Monday. "The latest order reflects the trust in......

    September 4, 2017
  • Preparedness is India's best defence: Arun Jaitley

    Preparedness is India's best defence: Arun Jaitley

    Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that given its geographical location, India has to always remain prepared and that the defence preparedness is its best defence. "The harsh reality in today's modern world is that India in its present......

    August 27, 2017
  • Indian Navy identify ship that rammed fishing boat, pursuing it

    Indian Navy identify ship that rammed fishing boat, pursuing it

    The Indian Navy has identified the vessel that rammed a fishing boat off the coast here on Saturday as a cargo ship belonging to a Hong Kong shipping company and are now on its trail, officials said on Sundayh. Various......

    August 27, 2017
  • Navy officer detained over bomb hoax in Air India flight

    Navy officer detained over bomb hoax in Air India flight

    An Indian Navy officer was on Sunday detained after he created a security scare by claiming he was carrying a bomb aboard an Air India flight, which later turned out to be a hoax, a security official said. An official......

    August 6, 2017