Defence & Diplomacy

Sitharaman to visit US next month, her long wish list includes drones, helicopters, missiles’ purchase

Sitharaman to visit US next month, her long wish list includes drones, helicopters, missiles’ purchase

As Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares to visit the US in the first week of December, her agenda includes not only high-tech defence products that India will purchase under the government to government deal, but also issues related to the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement(BECA) and CAATSA. Due to fast[Read More…]

Soldier injured by landmine near LoC

Soldier injured by landmine near LoC

Jammu, A soldier was injured on Wednesday when he accidentally stepped on a landmine near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. Defence Ministry sources said Rifleman Lakshman Limphu was injured when the mine exploded in Balakote sector during a routine patrol. He has been shifted[Read More…]

INS Arihant decoded: Everything you need to know about India's first nuclear submarine

INS Arihant decoded: Everything you need to know about India’s first nuclear submarine

On Monday, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the successful completion of its first deterrence patrol. Country’s first indigenous nuclear submarine has completed the nuclear triad which was long awaited by the nation. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received today the crew of Strategic Strike Nuclear Submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant. The[Read More…]

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