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Defence Ministry


Armed Forces given emergency financial powers to combat Covid

May 01, 2021 7:59 am

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said Singh “invoked special provisions and granted Emergency Financial Powers to the Armed Forces to empower them and speed up their efforts in tide over the current” second wave of the pandemic.

Air Force Chief updates PM about Covid relief ops; DRDO to set up 500 oxygen plants across country

April 28, 2021 5:36 pm

The Air Force Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also informed the PM that “near saturation vaccination coverage has been achieved” in his force.

99% in armed forces have got first vaccine dose, 75% both

April 24, 2021 6:14 am

Nearly 75 per cent have been given both doses.

Army disbands military farms

April 01, 2021 7:15 pm

In August 2017, the defence ministry announced a series of reform measures for the Indian Army that included shutting down of the military farms, housing around 25,000 head of cattle, in the country.

Defence Ministry seals deal with BDL to acquire 4,690 anti-tank guided missiles

March 19, 2021 9:55 pm

The missiles, having a range of 1,850 metres, can be fired from ground as well as vehicle-based launchers and their induction is planned to be completed in three years, the ministry said.

Strategically important Air Independent Propulsion tech for Navy submarines achieves milestone: MoD

March 10, 2021 12:57 am

The Ministry said the technology has reached 'maturity' to be fitted on submarines.

DRDO successfully tests smart anti-airfield weapon for 9th time

January 22, 2021 8:59 pm

The weapon is designed to strike ground targets, especially adversary airfield infrastructure or similar strategically important installations.

TMC demands Centre to release Defence Ministry's unpublished book on Netaji

January 21, 2021 1:26 am

TMC asks Prime Minister to declassify all files related to Bose ahead of his 125th birth anniversary.

Restrictions on Defence Ministry spending removed

October 02, 2020 10:17 am

In its latest set of cash management measures, the government has removed spending curbs on defence services and fertilisers, while retaining the restrictions for most other categories.

Police to work with Defence Ministry, ED to probe ‘espionage’ case against Delhi journalist

September 21, 2020 10:15 am

After initial probe and interrogation, the Special Cell will write to the Ministry of Defence about the documents they seized from Sharma’s home on September 14. “