Defence Ministry

Rajnath, Gadkari jointly inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility for IAF in Rajasthan

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari jointly inaugurated Emergency Landing Facility (ELF) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Satta-Gandhav stretch on NH-925A near Barmer in Rajasthan on September 9. Read More

Will not compromise on national security: Rajnath

Referring to the cross-border strikes on terror camps, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India will not comprise on the national security, adding that the model of terrorism adopted by the evil forces is slowly collapsing. Read More

India is ready to face the changing world security dynamics: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is ready to face the changing security dynamics of the world due to the reforms taken by the Government, emphasising that the Armed Forces need to be fully equipped and prepared at all times. Read More

MoS Defence Ajay Bhatt reviews security situation in Kashmir

MoS Defence Ajay Bhatt, who is on a two day visit to Kashmir, reviewed the prevailing security situation in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. Read More

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence visits ENC

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence visited the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Visakhapatnam on August 28. Read More

Veterans felicitated at Jammu Air Force station

A felicitation and motivational event for Gallantry awardees was organised at Air Force Station Jammu on Saturday on the occasion ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ commemorating 75th Independence Day celebration. Read More

At 19,300 feet, BRO constructs World's highest motorable road in eastern Ladakh

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) completed the construction of world’s highest road in eastern Ladakh at an altitude of 19,300 feet, the ministry of defence said in a statement Wednesday. Read More

Himachal Pradesh landslides: two BRO personnel lost lives in rescue ops

Two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel have lost their lives during rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Himachal Pradesh. Read More

MoD implements web portal SPARSH for defence pension

The defence ministry has implemented SPARSH [System for Pension Administration (Raksha)], an integrated system for automation of sanction and disbursement of defence pension. Read More

MoD okays Rs 43,000 crore project to build 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Friday took two major decisions, including the approval for the RFP for construction of six submarines at approx cost of Rs 43,000 crore and purchase of air defence guns for the armed forces worth Rs 6,000 crore. Read More


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