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Chandigarh: Three mortar shells found abandoned at Ramdarbar

The shells, each having a length of 6 inch to 7 inch, were spotted by a garbage collector, Pawan Kumar, around 6.30 am. A senior officer said, “Two of the shells appeared to be live and one was dead. But we are considering all three as live shells.”

Country's second defence innovation hub to come up in Maharashtra

He said the defence innovation hub at Nashik will help local industries and entrepreneurs and further the Centre's Make in India push in the country's defence sector.

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Ministry of Defence sits on Armed Forces Tribunal orders, bench says officer to continue in service after retirement

In its earlier orders in October in the same case, the bench had come down harshly on the Army’s new promotion policy for Generals finding portions of it to be “not only arbitrary and discriminatory but also violative of the principles of natural justice”

MoD tweet slams Army officers, spokesperson goes on leave

While the tweet by the spokesperson, Swarnashree Rao Rajshekhar, from the official handle, @SpokespersonMoD, was later deleted, and she apologised for it, many military veterans expressed their outrage on Twitter.

MoD data on pending litigation raises doubts on correct numbers

The data also reveals that as on July 2015, the number of contempt and execution applications in the Chandigarh Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal alone were 4,390.

Govt to acquire 110 fighter jets worth $15 billion, seeks 85% production under 'Make in India'

The aircraft must be built largely in India as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's drive to build a domestic industrial base. The air force said in a notice that "85 percent will have to be made in India by a Strategic Partner/Indian Production Agency".

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Ministry of Defence websites goes down, officials cite glitch

According to the NIC official, the websites’ servers were unable to establish contact with the back-end storage, which “went into their default framework”

Discrimination between deaths on LOC & LAC: AFT issues notice to Ministry of Defence

Challenging the gray area in rules and the discrimination between deaths and disabilities on the LOC vis-a-vis the LAC, Rajbir Kaur has said the net result of the death and the circumstances in both areas is absolutely the same.

Report on defence procurement: ‘Make in India languishes due to procedural delays’

Highlighting the steps taken in the past three years, the report stated that “the desired level of indigenisation and self-reliance in Defence Manufacturing, Research and Development and timely equipping of Services are some of the areas where the situation continues to be far from satisfactory”.

Mig-29k aircraft catches fire in Goa, pilot ejects safely

Efforts to restore the aircraft, Mig29K, which caught fire upon crashing, is underway. The runway has been closed for an hour.

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