Category Archives: Defence

New Anti-Corruption rules cleared by PM

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PM Modi has cleared 10 anti-corruption rules that will make it tougher to act against bureaucrats and will also spare top corporate bosses from bribery charges unless their involvement in wrongdoing is proved in court.

The 10 points of the story:

  1. Officials say the changes will help in the ease of doing business; honest officials will not be deterred from making
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Interesting video of 93000 surrendered Pakistani Soldiers protected by Indian Army

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DGBR visits Arunachal Pradesh

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Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Suresh Sharma concluded his five day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, today. He reviewed progress on all important strategic roads in Tawang sector and in Subansari valley. He also inspected the Bailey Bridge at Genensiniak, which is an extremely difficult launch and the first single span Bailey Bridge over Subansari… Read More

India-Russia Joint Military Exercise Indra-2016

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The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ has begun in the Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia. Main focus of this edition of the joint exercise is on ‘Counter-Terrorism Operations in semi mountainous and jungle terrain under United Nations Mandate’. To achieve interoperability in joint operations, troops… Read More

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to enhancement Pension for Freedom Fighters

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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to enhancement of Pension for Freedom Fighters and for the spouses (widows/widowers), eligible daughters and dependent parents of deceased Freedom Fighters, under the Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme (SSSPS), 1980.

 The existing pension scheme… Read More

Successful Flight Tests of LRSAM

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Long Range Surface to Air Missile System (LRSAM) for Indian Navy successfully flight tested against Pilotless Target Aircraft (PTA) on 20th Sept 2016 at 10:10 hrs and again at 14:25 hrs from Interim Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha. The LRSAM has been developed through a joint venture between DRDO India and IAI of Israel. The naval version of the SAM system,… Read More

Major Boost for Coastal Transportation of Vehicles Through Ro-Ro Vessels

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Promotion of coastal shipping is one of the major thrusts of the Ministry of Shipping. In order to promote transportation of automobiles through coastal shipping, Ministry of Shipping has decided that all Major Ports will provide discount of 80 per cent for two years on Vessel Related Charges (VRC) & Coastal Related Charges (CRC) for coastal transportation… Read More

Western Fleet Ships to South Africa for three day visit

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In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with South Africa and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand and Aditya under the Command of the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM have arrived at Durban on 20 Sep 16 for a three day visit. The ships are part of the Indian … Read More

Vishakhapatnam perfectly poised to take advantage of ‘Make in AP’ in shipbuilding

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The first day of the two day Dialogue between Indo-Russian Defence Industry jointly organized by FICCI and Economic Development Board, Government of Andhra Pradesh focused on opportunities for collaboration in the defence sector with special emphasis on naval technologies apart from raising the status of partnership and collaboration in aerospace and… Read More

Mormugao – Second Ship of Project 15b Launched at Mazagaon Docks

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Another significant milestone in the annals of the Indigenous Warship design and construction programme of India was achieved with the launch of Guided Missile Destroyer, Mormugao, second ship of Project 15B, on 17 Sep 16, at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), Mumbai. With a launch weight of 2844 tonnes, the vessel made its first contact with water… Read More

2 World Records established by Indian Army Daredevils

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Two world records were made by the Indian Army DAREDEVILS team of Corps of Signals as per stipulations of GUINNESS Book of Records, LIMCA Book of Records, ASIA Book of Records and INDIA Book of Records, at Signal Training Centre, Jabalpur. The extraordinary feat was performed in front of civil and military dignitaries which included Justices of Madhya Pradesh… Read More

Recruitment Drive at INS Hamla

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Indian Navy is conducting a Special Recruitment Drive for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) at INS Hamla, Malad, Mumbai. Due to the overwhelming response, a very large number of candidates have reported for the said drive.

Adequate arrangements for crowd control have also been made in liaison with Mumbai Police. However, due to some over-enthusiastic candidates… Read More