Category Archives: Defence

Indian Air Force Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian Air Force has always been in the forefront in promoting fitness and healthy life style amongst Air Warriors. In pursuance of the same, Yoga programmes has been conducted for Air Warriors since last two days at various Air Force Formations and Stations as a build-up for the International Yoga Day on 21 Jun 2015. These Yoga sessions were conducted to introduce… Read More

ACC Appointment

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following: 1. The assignment of additional charge of the post of Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards to Shri G. Gurucharan, IAS(KN:82), Additional Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution w.e.f. 14.5.2015 for a period of three months or till the appointment of a regular… Read More

NCC Prepares for International Day of Yoga

National Cadet Corps (NCC), the premier youth organisation of the nation is preparing to organise the largest ever demonstration of Yoga by a uniformed organisation on a single day concurrently at multiple venues all across India NCC will achieve this feat on the International Day of Yoga on 21 Jun 2015 by participation of more than ten lakh cadets simultaneously… Read More

CSIR contributes to India’s National Programme on Micro Air Vehicles

CSIR provided a boost to the India’s National Programme on Micro Air Vehicles (NP-MICAV) jointly coordinated by the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) and the Department of Science & Technology of Government of India,. CSIR has set up a Micro Air Vehicle Aerodynamics Research Tunnel in the CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories… Read More

Young officers excited about serving Indian Army & Nation

Gentleman Cadet Abheesht Dwivedi, a former NDA cadet who was among the passing-out cadets, said Army officers had the unique combination of confidence and physical and mental stamina at a young age to lead the men even under adverse circumstances. “It is a very special day for me and my family members. I have worked day and night to accomplish my dream,” he… Read More

Search for Missing ICG Dornier CG-791 Continues

Intense and sustained efforts to search and locate the missing ICG Aircraft are continuing round the clock by ICG and IN ships in areas of probability for the last 96 hours. 12 Coast Guard and Naval ships along with patrol boats of the Coastal Security group are continuing the search. The details of the ships participating in the operations are ICGS Sarang, Ameya,… Read More

Swedish Defence Minister holds talks with Parrikar on Defence Cooperation

The Swedish Defence Minister Mr. Peter Hultqvist is on an official visit to India. The visit has been scheduled soon after the recently concluded visit of the President Shri Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden, when both sides concluded 24 MoUs for cooperation in various fields.

Mr. Hultqvist met the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar here, yesterday. During … Read More

Indian Air Force (IAF) Kunzang Mountaineering Team Returns Back after a successful Expedition

A flag-in ceremony was held at Air Force Station New Delhi to felicitate the 12 member IAF team that explored the uncharted Kunzang valley in East Karakoram of Ladakh region. The flag-in by Air Marshal MK Malik, Director General (Works & Ceremonials) was held in the presence of the senior IAF officers from Air Headquarters, Air Force Station New Delhi and… Read More

MoU Between Indian Army and Punjab National Bank

On 09th June 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Army and Punjab National Bank (PNB) on the Defence Salary Package. The signing ceremony was chaired by the Adjutant General, Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma and was attended by top dignitaries of PNB headed by Shri N K Arora, General Manager and Shri Subodh Kaushik, General Manager, Govt… Read More

Army Statement on Operations in North East

Army statement on operations in North East read out by Major General Ranbir Singh, Additional Director General of Military Operations (A) on 09 Jun 15 is appended below :- “You are all aware that following the attack on our security personnel on 04 June 2015 in Chandel, Manipur, we have been on a high alert. In the course of the last few days, credible and specific… Read More

Russia and India: A 21st Century Decline

As strategic relations go, few countries can match the enduring partnership that India and Russia have shared since the 1960s. For close to half a century Russia has been New Delhi’s foremost military supplier. In fact, defense trade became the raison d’être for strategic relations between the two nations – particularly in the post-Cold War era. Yet… Read More