Defence Ministry

Rajnath Singh visits Indira Point during his Andamans visit

The defence minister, Rajnath Singh, visited Indira Point – the country’s southernmost top, on Friday. This visit took place on the final day of his two-day visit to the strategically important Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Read More

BRO’s 103 infra projects worth ₹2,897 crore dedicated to nation in 2022

Defence minister Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation 28 infrastructure projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO), worth Rs 724 crore, during an event organised at Siyom Bridge on Along-Yinkiong Road in Arunachal Pradesh on January 3. Read More

‘Pralay’ ballistic missile gets govt nod for Air Force and Army

The defence ministry has given its go-ahead for the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army to procure 120 “Pralay” short-range surface-to-surface conventional ballistic missiles and deploy them against China and Pakistan. Read More

Govt approves OROP revision for armed forces’ pensioners

The Union Cabinet headed by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, has approved the revision of pension armed forces’ pensioners/their family pensioners under “one rank, one pension” (OROP), the government said in a media release, on Friday. Read More

Se-la tunnel: ADG Border Roads (East) inspects strategic LAC link

The additional director general of Border Roads Organization (East), PKH Singh, inspected the progress made in the construction of the strategic Se-la tunnel near the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh. It is expected to be completed in April 2023. Read More

Govt nod to acceptance of necessity for ‘Zorawar’ light tank

The Defence Acquisition Council, headed by the defence minister, has given its approval for acceptance of necessity to acquire 24 different types of weapons, weapon systems, and platforms for the three services and the Coast Guard. Read More

Army’s Mahar Regiment and IAF’s 8 Squadron sign ‘Charter of Affiliation’

The Indian Army’s Mahar Regiment and the Indian Air Force’s No. 8 Squadron entered an inter-services affiliation with each other, on Monday, at a ceremony at the Air Force station in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Read More

China carried out drill with hi-tech drones near Arunachal LAC: Report

China is reported to have carried out a big drill involving its hi-tech drones inside their side of the line of actual control near Arunachal Pradesh. This comes days after Chinese soldiers clashed with Indian soldiers at the Yangtse area in the Tawang sector in the state. Read More

1971 India-Pakistan war: Why India celebrates ‘Vijay Diwas’ on Dec 16?

India and Bangladesh celebrate Vijay Diwas on December 16 to commemorate their victory over Pakistan during 1971 India-Pakistan war. Read More

Now, Navy and Air Force allow women to join their special forces

The Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force have allowed women officers to volunteer to join the special forces units of their respective services – MARCOS and Garud, officials in the defence establishment told the media. Read More


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