Category Archives: Defence

Shaktikanta Das appointed RBI Governor | 15 Things to know about new RBI Governor

Shaktikanta Das IAS

Shri Shaktikanta Das IAS Retd. (Tamil Nadu 1980), former Secretary- Department of Economic Affairs, has been appointed as Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of three years. Shri Shaktikanta Das has served as JS- Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, Government of India; Special Commissioner and Commissioner of Revenue Administration,… Read More

Italy takes the trophy for Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2018

Italy Wins Admiral's Cup Sailing Regatta 2018

The ninth edition of ‘Admirals Cup’ Sailing Regatta (2018) concluded, on Thursday, 06 December 2018 with a glittering closing ceremony at Ettikulam Beach at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala.

Team Italy represented by Midshipman Vincenzo Rocco and Midshipman Alberto Cabras won the Admiral’s Cup 2018. Team Singapore represented by 2nd Lieutenant… Read More

Sino-India Joint Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2018 | A Curtain Raiser

Sino-India Joint Exercise

Exercise Hand-in-Hand is conducted annually as part of military diplomacy and interaction between armies of India and China. The joint exercise for the year 2018 will be conducted from 10 to 23 December 2018 at Chengdu, China.  The aim of the exercise is to build and promote close relations between armies of both the countries and to enhance ability of joint… Read More

Armed Forces Flag Day – 2018 today

Armed Forces Flag Day

Since 1949, 07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout India to honour the martyrs as well as men and women in uniform, who valiantly fight on our borders to safeguard the country’s honour. It is an important occasion to remind the nation of its obligation to look after veterans, disabled soldiers, war widows and dependents of those who have… Read More

Navy Day is being celebrated today !!

Navy Day

India is celebrating Navy Day today. Navy Day is celebrated in honour of the maritime force’s role during the war with Pakistan in 1971 when Indian warships attacked Karachi port and successfully hurt Pakistani ops in the western coast. The  Navy Day is also celebrated to highlight the role of navy  that plays in securing the country’s marine… Read More

DGAFMS Military Medicine Conclave 2018

DGAFMS Military

The first Directorate General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) Military Medicine Conclave was held here today.  The aim of the conclave was to deliberate on issues and challenges being faced by the AFMS today and to utilize the collective wisdom and experience of veteran leaders of the Corps who have led the Corps to its glorious present status. The … Read More

NDA and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2018 – Declaration of written result

NDA and Naval Academy Examination

On the basis of the result of the written part of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2018 held by the Union Public Service Commission on 9th September, 2018, candidates with the under mentioned Roll Nos. have qualified for Interview by the Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence for Admission to Army, Navy and Air… Read More

54th Raising Day Parade of Border Security Force

54th Raising Day

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju took salute at the 54th Raising Day Parade of Border Security Force.Addressing the gathering Shri Kiren Rijiju said the BSF should take steps towards digitalization as the country is taking strides in adopting Information Technology. “Take advantage, but at the same time be extra alert as IT on the… Read More

Armed Forces Flag Day – 2018

Armed Forces Flag Day

Since 1949, 07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout India to honour the martyrs as well as men and women in uniform, who valiantly fight on our borders to safeguard the country’s honour. It is an important occasion to remind the nation of its obligation to look after veterans, disabled soldiers, war widows and dependents of those who have… Read More

Cockerel Gunners’ White Water Rafting Expedition | Indian Army

Cockerel Gunners' White Water Rafting

Keeping the indomitable spirit of adventure alive, soldiers of Indian Army conducted ‘Cockerel Gunners’ White Water Rafting Expedition’ at Rishikesh on 29 November 2018.  The expedition commenced on 26 November 2018 wherein a team comprising of 20 adventure enthusiasts of a Medium Regiment were flagged off at Rudraprayag.

After successfully … Read More

PSLV-C43 | Successfully launches earth observation satellite HysIS & 30 foreign satellites

PSLV-C43 successfully

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C43) successfully launched 31 satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) today in Sriharikota.

The PSLV-C43 lifted off at 9:57:30 (IST) from the First Launch Pad and injected India’s Hyper-Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) into a 645 km sun-synchronous… Read More