Monday, Nov 24, 2014

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Manohar Parrikar greenlights purchase of 814 artillery guns worth Rs 15,750 crore
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

The guns will be bought for Rs 15,750 crore under ‘buy and make’ category of the defence procurement procedures.

Sukhois can fly now
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

The fleet of 200-odd fighter aircraft was grounded after a Sukhoi fighter crashed near Pune on October 14.

No connection with Budgam, says Army
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Massive protests have followed the killing of two youths on November 3 when Army personnel fired at a car in Budgam.

Parrikar, the ‘specialist’, promises transparency and speed
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Stressing PM Narendra Modi’s mantra “Make in India”, Parrikar said that “as much as possible, we should manufacture in India”.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has his hands full
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Crucial defence acquisitions await approval, continuity required on Pakistan, China.

No sabotage, Navy vessel sunk by sea water in engine room
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

The Navy has ruled out sabotage as a possible reason behind the sinking of a torpedo recovery vessel Thursday night, with officials saying the accident appears to have been caused by flooding of sea water inside the engine room triggered by a faulty seal. A Navy official said the vessel, with a crew capacity of […]

No sabotage, Navy vessel sunk by sea water in engine room
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Navy in a statement said that that there were 28 personnel on board at the time of accident, whereas desired load is about a crew of 13

Budgam shooting: Army likely to pay compensation to victims’ kin
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The incident has triggered massive outrage and protests.

Event to mark 1965 Indo-Pak war may eclipse WW-I function
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Officials said the choice between the two events is obvious given that the 1965 war is “more Indian”.

Defence projects get Rs 80,000 cr push from govt; six made-in-India submarines also on list
Sun, Oct 26, 2014

The decision to manufacture the submarines in India is in line with Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' pitch.

These children go to Leh school with a little help from IAF chopper
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

How five-day trek to school in Leh became 45-minute whirl in the air.

Body of sepoy who died 21 yrs ago found at Siachen glacier
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

This is the second body to be found at the glacier in two months.

Prepare for changing world, invisible enemy: PM Narendra Modi to forces
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Modi emphasized that an atmosphere of peace and security was essential to enable India to achieve economic development.

Agusta files ‘erased’, ED seeks probe into tampering
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The documents were recovered during a search operation conducted on September 23 in New Delhi.

Sukhoi crash: Flight data recorder points to technical snag
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The Sukhoi fighter plane crashed on a sugarcane farm about 200 metres from a human settlement in Kolawadi village.

Tyagi’s cousin questioned in chopper kickbacks case
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The agency is also likely to question the other accused in the case over the next few days.

Jaitley warns Pakistan, Modi praises troops as ceasefire violations continue
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Jaitley ruled out talks with Pakistan and praised Indian forces for a “commendable” job in the “face of these unprovoked acts of aggression”.

After India sends Pakistan tough message on border fire, PM hints at early resolution
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

India rules out talks till shelling on, Rajnath says Pak must understand situation has changed.

After India sends Pak tough message on border fire, PM hints at early resolution
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Top government sources said talks can happen if Pakistan is sincere.

After repeated ceasefire violations across LoC, India warns Pak of ‘effective’ reply
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The Border Security Force has, meanwhile, refused to call Pakistan for a flag meeting .

3 officers killed in Army helicopter crash
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Sources said the three officers were on a maintenance sortie.

3 officers killed as Army helicopter crashes in UP
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Eyewitnesses claimed that the chopper appeared to be in trouble moments after taking off.

Ground report: Half of Chinese troops leave, rest to follow
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Swaraj said that the two sides have also decided on a timeline for the withdrawal of troops.

Delhi nod awaited for flag meeting with China
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Earlier, the issue is reported to have come up at the meetings of the standing committee on defence on Monday and Tuesday.

Ready to retreat but only if Chinese troops do: India
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Chumar, where the Indian security forces are at an advantageous position, has seen the worst stand-off in the past four days.

Army chief meets PM Modi as LAC stand-off continues
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Modi had on Thursday called for solving the boundary dispute between the two countries during the visit of Chinese President.

As leaders talk, soldiers face off at Chumar on LAC
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

India has ramped up defences in Ladakh since the 2013 face-off, moving an armoured regiment with 46 tanks to join the Kiari-based 70 Brigade.

‘Shouted for Azad Kashmir and laughed at it later’
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

The maulavi said that the tragedy has brought people of Kashmir together and prayed for Azad Kashmir.

Next on Army’s agenda, its own relief and rescue
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar-Leh highway have affected the Army’s crucial winter stocking exercise at the forward posts.

After floods, deluge of relief camps
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Relief camps have mushroomed along the roads across the city, all with different loyalties.

Inside a cramped rescue chopper, with no time to halt
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

At Manasbari, the crew fill the helicopter with aviation turbine fuel.

In hospital, with no life support
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

People at the hospital had to survive on glucose from the supplies to get through the four days.

J&K floods: Will not rest till the last man is rescued, says Army chief as rescue operation intensifies
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

There has been a partial restoration of landline phones but mobile phones are still not working in the city.

In Srinagar without admin, Army is target
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Another officer said his boat was greeted with broken glass at GB Pant Hospital from where the Army has rescued over 300 civilians.

The night’s last trip, to keep a commitment
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Team member Awasthy holds up a torch while two steer the boat.

Among the rescued, 28 of Pakistan golf team
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

One call of help came from a group of women who, it turned out, were Pakistani nationals.