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Category Archives: Defence

Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan assumes charge as Flag Officer Sea Training

Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan

Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, VSM, has assumed charge as Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) at Kochi on 18 Mar 19.  Rear Admiral Swaminathan, a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 87, and is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla at Pune; the Joint Services Command and Staff… Read More

DRDO | Successful testing of Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

In a major boost for Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired indigenously developed, low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the second time today in the ranges of Rajasthan desert. MPATGM is incorporated with advanced features including state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared… Read More

Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards Conferred

The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred three Kirti Chakras and fifteen Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here today. Two Kirti Chakras and one Read More

MoD | INDO-OMAN Joint Exercise Al Nagah 2019

INDO-OMAN Joint Ex Al Nagah 2019

Indo Oman Joint Exercise Al Nagah III 2019, a joint military exercise between Indian and Royal Army of Oman (RAO), commenced this morning at HQ Jabel Regiment, Nizwa, Oman with a brief but impressive opening ceremony that saw the unfurling of the national flags of both countries with Omani and Indian soldiers standing side by side signifying the growing cooperation,… Read More

Two 1994 IDES Officers empanelled as Joint Secretary | Bureaucracy India

IDES Appointments | Indian Bureaucracy News Update – In a circular dated 12.03.19, the Government has empanelled 2 Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES) Officers of 1994 batch namely Valeti Premchand and Saurav Ray for holding the post of Joint Secretary or equivalent at the Centre .… Read More

Bureaucratic reshuffle | 5 IAS made Joint Secretary | Indian Bureaucracy News

DoPT

IAS AppointmentsJoint Secretary Movements | JS Level Transfers , In a circular issued,  5 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officers have been appointed as Joint Secretary Level Officers with immediate effect .

Ms. Sandhya Venugopal Sharma IAS of Tamil Nadu 1995 batch has been appointed as Joint Secretary- Dept of Space for an overall tenure of five… Read More

Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff visit to UK from today

Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM AVSM ADC Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff is scheduled to visit UK on an official tour from 12 to 15 March 2019. The Indian Navy has had traditional links with the Royal Navy (RN) which have come a long way since institutionalisation of various defence forums for enhancing bilateral relationship between the two countries. With… Read More

Twin Success for Guided PINAKA at the Pokhran Range | DRDO

Twin Success for Guided PINAKA

Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Pokhran ranges. The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system. In both the missions, the weapon systems impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired… Read More

Vice Admiral Gurtej Singh Pabby awarded Distinguished Alumunus Award by IIT Mumbai

Vice Admiral Gurtej Singh Pabby, PVSM AVSM VSM, Chief of Material, Indian Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by IIT Mumbai on 08 Mar 19 for his all round and stellar contribution towards Advancement of Technology  and leveraging Industry – Academia collaborations. He is presently appointed as the Chief of Materiel in the Naval Headquarters… Read More

Curtain Raiser to Al Nagah 2019 | India and Oman

Exercise Al Nagah III, third in the series of bilateral joint exercise between India and Oman is scheduled to be held from 12 to 25 March 2019 at Jabel Al Akhdar Mountains in Oman. The exercise will see both the armies exchanging expertise and experience in tactics, weapon handling and firing, with an aim to enhance interoperability in counterterrorist operations… Read More

57th NDC Course Convocation Ceremony

Graduates of the 57thNational Defence College (NDC) Course (2017 Batch) were awarded the degrees in a convocation ceremony held at the NDC, here today. The Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh graced the occasion and delivered the valedictory address while awarding the parchments to the officers in the presence of Commandant, NDC Vice … Read More