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Category Archives: Defence

Space Technology in Border Management | MHA plans with ISRO & MoD

Space Technology in Border Management

Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju has informed that The Government has indentified following areas for use of space technology in improving Border Management:- Island development, Border Security, Communication and Navigation, GIS & Operations Planning System and Border Infrastructure Development.

To execute the project, a … Read More

India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 | Launched successfully from French Guiana

communication satellite GSAT-31

India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today.

The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana at 2:31 am (IST) carrying India’s GSAT-31 and Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 satellites, as scheduled.

After… Read More

Parmanu Tech 2019

Parmanu Tech 2019

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh delivered the keynote address at the ‘Parmanu Tech 2019’ conference, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Atomic… Read More

Border Area Development Programme under MHA

Border Area Development Programme under MHA

Government of India is implementing the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) through the State Governments, in 396 border blocks of 111 border districts in 17 States viz, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand… Read More

Shekatkar Committee Report

Shekatkar Committee Report

The Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre has informed that the Committee of Experts (CoE) constituted by the Ministry of Defence under the chairmanship of Lt. Gen (Retd) DB Shekatkar to recommend measures to enhance combat capability and rebalance defence expenditure of the armed forces, submitted its report in December 2016.

The Report was taken up by … Read More

CDS Examination (I) 2018 Results | UPSC

UPSC

Indian Bureaucracy News Latest : The following are the lists, in order of merit, in respect of 172 (130*+42^)  candidates  who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and Interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence… Read More

Ibexes the 43 Squadron of the IAF celebrating Diamond Jubilee this year

new43 Squadron of the Indian Air Force, also called the ‘Ibexes’ is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this year. The transport squadron is presently based at Air Force Station Jorhat. The squadron from its inception has actively participated in various operations including those for disaster & Human relief and has earned a number of honors. The anniversary… Read More

Vice Admiral MS Pawar AVSM VSM assumes charge as DCNS

Vice Admiral MS Pawar

Vice Admiral MS Pawar AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff on 30 Jan 2019. An alumnus of Sainik School Korukonda and the 60th course of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune, he was commissioned on 01 Jul 1982. During the ab initio training he was adjudged ‘Best all round Cadet’ and also stood first overall in the year long… Read More

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, PVSM, AVSM, VSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command on 31 January 2019 at Mumbai. He succeeds Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career spanning nearly four decades in the Indian Navy. At an impressive ceremonial parade… Read More

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra AVSM takes over as NCC DG

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra assumed the appointment of Director General of NCC (DGNCC) here today. Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra, commissioned in the Madras Regiment in December 1980, is an alumnus of NDA Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra has commanded an infantry battalion in Operation Rhino (Assam), has commanded a Brigade in Eastern… Read More

Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar AVSM VSM assumes charge as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff

Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar

Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff today, on 30 Jan 2019. An alumnus of Sainik School, Amaravathi Nagar and National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Pune, he was commissioned into the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 1982.

The Admiral has held various challenging Staff and Command assignments… Read More