The Chhokers got the bad news at 1.30 am on March 24.
While Sana’a-the Yemeni capital, has nearly 3,000 Indians-mostly nurses, Aden has close to 700 Indians.
Lt Kiran Shekhawat is the first woman Naval officer to die in an air crash.
Search is also on for the aircraft’s black box which will help find what went wrong.
The respondents, represented by Meenakshi Lekhi, however, argued that the AVSC recommendations had been falsely interpreted.
The Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm.
A group of officers had approached AFT seeking that policy, which resulted in preferential promotions to officers from select arms, be scrapped.
Arun Jaitley rejected the charge of being pro-corporate and underlined that the country needs high growth for creation of jobs.
AFT had last Monday quashed Army’s 2009 policy which was resulting in promotion of officers from select arms.
Representatives of 28-member group met Parrikar and demanded that the fleet of outdated helicopters “be grounded” immediately.
Swaraj said more than 500 Indian fishermen had been killed by Lankan navy over the years.
Under its ‘Make in India’ slogan, some of recent clearances from defence ministry include two Fast Patrol Vessels and 11 Fast Attack Crafts to Mauritius.
According to the note, the One Rank, One Pension “file has been prepared and is in process for approval from Ministry of Finance.
Besides INDWF, Bharat Pratiraksha Mazdoor Sangh, All-India Defence Employees Federation too have been opposing the proposal.
The matter pertains to a requirement of 181 basic trainer aircraft (BTA) for basic training of IAF pilots at Air Force Academy (AFA).
Under the Rs 94,588 crore capital expenditures that are likely to follow, the Army will be spending approximately Rs 26,300 crore on buying equipment.
Coast guard ordered a "board of inquiry" against DIG B K Loshali after finding his reply "unsatisfactory".
He said that the problems are being resolved and there are no plans of grounding the fleet
PM Modi said reputation as the largest defence equipment importer is not what "we" would like to be.
As many as 33 countries and 328 foreign and 295 Indian companies will take part.
Major Tahir Khan's colleagues and an ex-boss took to social media to piece together the life of the “boy” who “lived and died for his dream, of flying”.
The officers, a pilot and a co-pilot, who died in the crash have been identified as Lt Col Rajesh Gulati and Major Tahir Khan.
Sources at the ITC Maurya said despite his high-profile commitments, the US President did not miss his daily workout at the gym.
Colonel M M Rai, commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, and a policeman were killed in the gunbattle at Mindora village of Tral.
US President Barack Obama was in India for a 3-day visit where he was the chief guest for the Republic Day parade.
The joint statement called for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in accordance with UNCLOS
Her family had indeed watched her with “pride”, Thakur said
Ami Bera is the only Indian-American member of Congress
Some object on file, plan legal action; Army says decision not arbitrary.
Defence ministry sources said there was “no official confirmation regarding Michelle’s presence” at the parade.
The creation of two portfolios —one for DG R&D and other for SA to the Defence Minister — is still in conceptual stage, officials said.
This govt has terminated the contract of DRDO chief Avinash Chander with effect from January 31.
Ousted DRDO chief led design, development of Agni missiles.
He also made it clear that for any dialogue to take place, Pakistan should first stop ceasefire violation and intrusion of terrorists.
PM Narendra Modi "approved the termination" of the contract of Avinash Chander with effect from January 31.
2014 saw the highest number of terrorists being neutralised in the state in recent years.
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