Category Archives: Defence

Navy and CII seminar on Innovation and Indigenisation

R K Dhowan

In pursuit of GOI’s  ‘Make in India’ thrust and achieving the Indian Navy’s goal of self-reliance through indigenous development, a two day seminar on Innovation and Indigenisation – Sailing towards Self Reliancewas inaugurated today by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi, in association with the Confederation… Read More

MoD and MSDE Sign pact Increasing Employability of Ex-Servicemen

Manohar Parrikar

Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) was signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate strategic partnership on skill development and entrepreneurship for supporting skill development initiative to contribute towards Nation Building and ‘Make-in-India’ initiative. The MoU was signed… Read More

More Coastal Police Stations to be operationalized shortly : Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh
Consultative Committee of MHA said that 34 more Coastal Police Stations will be operationalised shortly in seven coastal states and Union Territories including Goa, West Bengal, Lakshadweep, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Shri Rajnath Singh was addressing the Consultative Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Home… Read More

Indian Navy to Conduct Seminar on Innovation and Indigenisation

In pursuance of the Govt of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy and the Indian Navy’s quest for ‘Self Reliance through Indigenous Development’, a seminar titled “Innovation and Indigenisation – Sailing towards Self Reliance” is being organised at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi on 16 and 17 Jul 15. The seminar is being conducted in association with the Confederation of … Read More

Indo-Russia Defence ties set for a lift with PM visit: ASSOCHAM

Consequent to India increasing FDI up to 49 per cent in the Defence production, its depth of economic relations with Russia, are expected to see a dramatic change with Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to the CIS countries giving an extra push to the strategic ties with the region, an ASSOCHAM study has said. The recent hike in FDI limit… Read More

Desi Bofors for the Indian Army

A few months after clearing critical trials, the Dhanush artillery guns — also called “Desi Bofors” — have entered the production phase to meet Army’s operational gap of field howitzers. The “Make in India” defence manufacturing project took off with an order from the Army for 144 Dhanush guns.

Dhanush will be the first artillery gun to be acquired by the Army… Read More

WAC SMOs Conference

Air Marshal Rajan Chaudhry AVSM VSM President’s Honorary Surgeon, Director General Medical Services (Air), inaugurated the Western Air Command’s SMOs’ Conference 2015 at Subroto Park on 03 July 15. In his address he directed the SMOs to ensure regular and continuous training of all medical personnel and be ready to handle all emergencies, whether in peace… Read More

IXth Indo – Mauritius Joint Committee Meeting on Hydrography Held at Port Louis, Mauritius

The IXth Hydrographic Committee meeting was held at Mauritius recently (29 Jun to 01 Jul 2015). The Indian delegation was headed by Vice Admiral SK Jha, Chief Hydrographer to the Government of India. In addition, to reviewing various ongoing hydrographic projects, the Admiral also interacted with the senior Government functionaries including the Honourable… Read More

Launched Three follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

Three Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (FO-WJFAC) for the Indian Navy were launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata by Smt Medha Murugesan, wife of Vice Admiral P Murugesan, AVSM, VSM, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.

In accordance with the traditions, invocations from Atharva Veda were recited and Smt Medha Murugesan … Read More

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates IAS Academy’s new block at Mussoorie

Dr Jitendra Singh

Addressing the IAS and other Civil Services trainees at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) here, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances,Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that bureaucrats are the key to good … Read More

NCC Girls’ Expedition Flagged in after Scaling Mt Deo-Tibba

Director General NCC Maj Gen C Prakash

Officiating Director General NCC Maj Gen C Prakash flagged-in the NCC Girl Expedition team to Mount Deo-Tibba (19688 ft) in Himachal Pradesh at HQ DG NCC, here. He congratulated the 31 girl cadets and 19 support staff for their successful ascent to the peak on 13 & 14 Jun 15. The Team Leader Col Gaurav Karki handed over the Expedition Flag to the DG during the… Read More