Category Archives: Defence

Police and people must alert as new ways of radical thinking emerging due to new technology

Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the efforts made by some neighbouring countries and organisations like ISIS to create problems in the country have been successfully nullified in the past few years. Mr Singh said, police and people have to remain alert as new ways of radical thinking emerging due to advent of new technology.

The Minister was speaking… Read More

Defence Ministry examining report on OROP

The Defence Ministry is examining the report of a high-level committee which looked into the grievances of a section of ex-servicemen about the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.Sources in the ministry talked about government’s serious approach in examining the report, on a day a group of ex- servicemen demanded removal of “anomalies”… Read More

Y C Modi takes charge as DG | National Investigation Agency

Yogesh Chander Modi IPS

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Shri Yogesh Chander Modi IPS ( Assam- Meghalaya 1984) today took over the reins of the country’s premier anti-terror organisation – the National Investigation Agency – as its new Director-General.

Shri Y C Modi succeeds Sharad Kumar whose tenure saw the agency probing some high-profile… Read More

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM VSM takes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff from Vice Admiral Karambir Singh AVSM at a formal ceremony held this morning at South Block, New Delhi. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh proceeds to Visakhapatnam and is scheduled to take over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command on 31 Oct 17.

Vice Admiral… Read More

Exercise Indra-2017 concluded in Vladivostok


The Indo-Russian military Exercise ‘Indra-2017’ culminated today at Vladivostok after eleven days of joint training in counter-terrorism operations. After intense and exacting military training, the joint exercise concluded with a closing ceremony, wherein both the contingents showcased their immense talents with unique traditional… Read More

20 fighter jets touch down on Agra-Lucknow expressway

20 fighter jets

The aircraft touchdown exercise is now taking place on the stretch near Bangarmau in Unnao district, about 65 km from Lucknow. Traffic has been restricted in the area.The IAF’s Special Forces Garud commandos got off the C-130J transport aircraft with their vehicle, and took positions on either side of the expressway to secure “their airstrip”… Read More

Homegrown Technologies need to be given top priority

Homegrown Technologies

Import of Defence technology may kill innovation in Indian companies and it should be allowed only when there is no homegrown technology available, according to Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri.

Dr Reddy said this while speaking at the DEFTECH 2017 conference – Realising Make in India through Defence R&D. The conference… Read More

1TS Ship visit Jakarta, Indonesia

1TS Ship

IN Ships Tir, Sujata, Shardul, and ICGS Sarathi are visiting Jakarta, Indonesia from 18 to 22 Oct 17. The visit is aimed to expose the trainees to the conduct of IN warship in foreign waters, port familiarisation and foster bridges of friendship between the two countries. The ships belong to the First Training Squadron of the Indian Navy functioning under… Read More

Opening Ceremony of Indra-2017


In a glittering opening ceremony at Vladivostok, Russia this morning Indian Task Force Commander Maj Gen ND Prasad and Chief of Staff, Eastern Military District of the Russian Federation Lt Gen Solomatin declared the tri-service Exercise INDRA 2017 open.

The opening ceremony witnessed Maj Gen ND Prasad and Lt Gen Solomatin inspecting the smartly turned … Read More

Indo-Russia Joint Exercise | INDRA – 2017


Giving the Indo-Russian defence cooperation a major boost, Exercise INDRA-2017, the first ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces will be conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia from 19 to 29 Oct 2017. Exercise INDRA in its previous nine avatars has been conducted as a single service exercise alternately between… Read More

INS Kiltan to be commissioned into Indian Navy

INS Kiltan

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will today commission an indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam.The commissioning ceremony will be attended by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and a host of other dignitaries.

A Navy statement said, this is the third… Read More