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Watch: Indian Army neutralizes 2 live bombs in a controlled explosion in J&K [Video]

Watch: Indian Army neutralizes 2 live bombs in a controlled explosion in J&K

Security forces on Tuesday neutralized two live bombs in a residential area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. The bombs were neautralised by the bomb disposal squad of the Indian Army in..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 00:45Published
North Korea seen reinstalling border loudspeakers [Video]

North Korea seen reinstalling border loudspeakers

Loudspeakers blaring propaganda across the border were seen reinstalled in North Korea on Tuesday (June 23) after such systems were taken down when the two Koreas signed an accord in 2018 to cease "all..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published
North Korea blows up its joint liaison office with South Korea [Video]

North Korea blows up its joint liaison office with South Korea

The South Korean defence ministry released surveillance footage of the explosion in Kaesong, which is located just over the border in North Korea.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:30Published
South Korean government expresses strong regret [Video]

South Korean government expresses strong regret

The South Korean Defence Ministry on Wednesday (June 17) expressed deep concern over the North's military plans announced after Pyongyang blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published
Taiwan drives Chinese warplanes from its airspace [Video]

Taiwan drives Chinese warplanes from its airspace

Chinese Su-30 fighter jets briefly entered Taiwanese airspace hours after the country's defense ministry announced the dates of annual military exercises that test its capabilities to ward off a..

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:29Published

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DPEPP 2020: Defence Ministry releases policy draft to make India among leading nations of world in defence sector

The draft aims at providing impetus to self-reliance in defence manufacturing, multiple announcements were made under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Package’.
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India eyeing Rs 1.75 lakh crore in turnover in defence manufacturing by 2025

The government is eyeing a turnover of Rs 1.75 lakh crore ($25 billion) in defence manufacturing by 2025 as it has identified the sector as a potential driver to boost the overall economy, according to..
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Defence ministry writes to CBFC; says advise production houses to seek NOC on Army theme content


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Controversy over 'invalid pension' for soldiers forces MoD to re-examine order

The “mischievous and unauthorized” addition of a few words in an order issued on July 16, which could restrict the scope of “invalid pension” to disabled soldiers, has caught the defence..
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Invalid pension row: MoD to re-examine order

The “unauthorized” addition of a few words in an order, which could restrict the scope of “invalid pension” to disabled soldiers, has caught the defence ministry in an embarrassing bind. The..
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China conducts military drills in South China Sea

Beijing recently conducted "high-intensity" naval exercises in the South China Sea, China's defence ministry said Thursday, as tensions grow over the Asian power's manoeuvres in the contested waters.
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajnath Singh: Those who are a threat to India should be worried

The arrival of five Rafale jets will make the IAF much stronger to deter any security challenge facing India and those seeking to threaten the country's territorial integrity should be worried about..
Mid-Day - Published

Photography of Rafales banned ahead of landing

Hours ahead of the landing of five Rafale aircrafts in an air base in this town of Haryana, the local administration has imposed prohibitory orders, banning photography of assets and Rafale aircrafts,..
Mid-Day - Published

Ladakh face-off | Disengagement at most spots on LAC ‘complete’, says China

Beijing admits issues still remain at Pangong Lake; no change in situation, say Defence Ministry sources in New Delhi.
Hindu - Published

Defence ministry issues formal order granting permanent commission in Army to women officers


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Defence Ministry signs Rs 557 crore contract with BEML for procurement of 1512 mine ploughs for T-90 tanks

The induction of these mine ploughs will be complete by 2027.
DNA - Published

Defence Ministry signs ₹557-cr. deal for T-90 tanks mine ploughs

They will enhance the mobility of the fleet manifold, says Ministry of Defence
Hindu - Published

Armed forces get special powers for individual procurement worth Rs 300cr

In view of the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, the defence ministry on Wednesday granted special powers to the three services for individual capital procurement programme worth Rs 300 crore to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Armed forces get financial powers up to Rs 300cr

In view of the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, the defence ministry on Wednesday granted special powers to the three services for individual capital procurement programme worth Rs 300 crore to..
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India to take a call on Australia’s inclusion in Malabar exercises with Japan, U.S.

Decision at Defence Ministry meeting early next week could bring all Quad countries together in annual war games
Hindu - Published

Corporatisation of OFB: Defence Ministry moves to hire consultant, workers’ federations say ‘game plan exposed’


Indian Express - Published

Defence ministry slams campaign questioning status of army facility visited by PM to meet Galwan braves

The defence ministry on Saturday slammed the "malicious and unsubstantiated accusations" in some quarters that raised questions about the status of the facility visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Top news of the day: Inspector, three policemen arrested in T.N. custodial deaths case; Defence Ministry approves 33 new fighter jets for IAF, and more

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Defence Ministry approves proposal to procure 21 MIG-29, 12 Su-30 MKI jets for Rs 18,148 crore

Addressing the long-felt need of the Indian Air Force to increase its fighter squadrons, 21 MIG-29 and 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft will be procured while existing 59 Mig-29 aircraft will be upgraded.
DNA - Published

India-China standoff: Govt approves purchase of fighter jets, missile systems, weapons worth Rs 38,900 crore

In the midst of India's tense border standoff with China, the defence ministry on Thursday approved procurement of a number of frontline fighter jets, missile systems and other platforms at a cost of..
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IAF's Cheetah helicopter makes emergency landing on expressway in Haryana's Sonepat

The helicopter was rectified and recovered back promptly and safely at Hindan, the defence ministry said.
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Turkey says it hits 500 Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq

Turkish forces have hit more than 500 Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq as part of an operation in the region against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the Defence Ministry said on Thursday.
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U.S. scrambles jets to escort Russian nuclear-capable bombers near its border - RIA

The United States scrambled fighter jets to escort four Russian nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bombers as they carried out a planned flight near the U.S. border, the RIA news agency cited..
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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish targets in northern Iraq

Turkey's Defence Ministry said its warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq's Haftanin region on Wednesday, the second such operation launched against the Kurdistan Workers Party..
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Taiwan jets 'drive away' intruding Chinese fighter plane, third intrusion in days

Taiwan air force jets "drove away" a Chinese fighter plane that briefly entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, reporting the third intrusion in a week.
Reuters India - Published

Fire on French nuclear submarine at Toulon extinguished

A fire on a nuclear submarine docked at the French Mediterranean port of Toulon was extinguished early on Saturday morning, the Defence Ministry said.
Reuters India - Published

Taiwan warns off Chinese fighters which approached island

Taiwan's air force warned off several Chinese fighter jets that briefly entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone to its southwest on Tuesday, the defence ministry said.
Reuters India - Published

COVID-19 in India live updates: Senior Defence Ministry official tests positive

India is the 7th most-affected country while it was the 11 on the list on May 18.
DNA - Published

Rafale deal | Rajnath Singh holds talks with French counterpart Florence Parly

The defence ministry said the two ministers discussed matters of mutual concern including regional security scenario and agreed to strengthen the bilateral defence cooperation.
Hindu - Published

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