Category Archives: Defence

Subhash Bhamre to represent India at UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Meeting

Ministry of Defence

The Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre will represent the Government of India at the ‘UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Meeting: London 2016’ on 08 September 2016. This will be the first international meeting, which Dr. Bhamre will be attending after taking over as the Minister of State for Defence. The Minister will speak at the plenary… Read More

TIHAYU- the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft handed over to Indian Navy

The Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC), “TIHAYU” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was handed over to the Indian Navy on 30 Aug 2016. The warship was handed over by Rear Admiral (Retd) AK Verma, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE to the Commanding Officer of the ship Cdr. Ajay Kashov, at a ceremony held in GRSE.… Read More

AFWWA Declamation Contest held at Subroto Park, New Delhi

Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) Declamation Contest 2016 was conducted on 30 Aug 16 at Air Force Auditorium Subroto Park New Delhi. Out of total of 22 contestants, 10 contestants bagged trophies for winners and runner ups. The winners were awarded prizes by Mrs Lily Raha, President AFWWA.

AFWWA Declamation contest is conducted to boost up the morale,… Read More

India – US Joint Statement on Manohar Parrikar visit to the United States

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar is on a three-day visit to the United States of America from 29 August 2016. Shri Parrikar met the US Secretary of Defence Dr. Ashton Carter amongst other senior officials on 29 August 2016. An India-US Joint Statement was issued on the visit of the Defence Minister which is as follows:-

“At the invitation of U.S. Secretary… Read More

RAdm V K Saxena selected to be CMD- Garden Reach Shipbuilders

RAdm Vipin Kumar Saxena presently ADD. DG (TECH), MOD has been selected by PESB for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE). wishes RAdm Vipin Kumar Saxena the very best.… Read More

Pakistan Army slams its own Generals, Praises Indian Bureaucracy


The much-maligned Indian bureaucracy got a pat on its back by its eternal rival, the Pakistan Army, which called their own babus and Generals “shady” and “inconsistent”. In its top-secret Green Book, the Pakistan Army slams its Generals-turned-rulers by calling Ayub Khan a “laissez-faire leader”, Yahya Khan an “impoverished leader” … Read More

DG NCC flags off NCC Boys Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Bhagirathi II

The NCC Boys Mountaineering Expedition to Mount Bhagirathi II was flagged off by Director General National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lt Gen A Chakravarty here . The team led by Col SS Phogat and twenty cadets will attempt to summit Mount Bhagirathi II at a height of 6512M between 19 and 21 Sep 2016.

Mount Bhagirathi located in the Garhwal region is technically a very challenging… Read More

Air Marshal HS Arora AVSM takes over as Director General Air (Operations)

Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM was commissioned in the IAF as a fighter pilot in Dec 1981. He has over 2600 hours of operational flying on MiG 21, MiG 29 and other variants of aircraft in IAF inventory, including helicopters. He has served as Directing Staff at ‘Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment’ (TACDE) and as a Flying Inspector… Read More

Scorpene Submarines Docs leakage

A case of suspected leak of documents related to Scorpene submarines has been reported by a foreign media house.

The available information is being examined at Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) and an analysis is being carried out by the concerned specialists.

It appears that the source of leak is from overseas and not in India.… Read More

Indian Army forges ahead in it’s Skilling Initiative

Mrs Namita Suhag, President Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) inaugurated the first of its kind Army Skill Training Centre (ASTC) at Delhi Cantonment in the presence of Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy the Hon’ble minister Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff and other officials. This event coincides with… Read More

INS Satpura visits Pohnpei in Micronesia

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship INS Satpura entered Pohnpei Micronesia on a two day visit, for an operational turn around, as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.

Bilateral relations between India and… Read More