Elections for five non-permanent members of the 15-nation Council for the 2021-22 term will be held around June next year.
So far over 2100 choppers have been produced worldwide and India has received the latest Block III configuration that the US got in 2011.
Mumbai: The fourth of Indian Navy’s stealth, Scorpene class submarine under Project 75, was launched at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagaon Docks Ltd. (MDL), here on Monday, an official said. Like the previous Scorpene class submarines – Kalvary, Khanderi and Karanj – the new submarine ‘Vela’ has been[Read More…]
India’s Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the final developmental flight trial of the nuclear-capable sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay on Monday, April 15 off the coast of Odisha. This test was after a year it successfully completed its test flight in November 2017. The maiden test flight of ‘Nirbhay’ held on March 12,[Read More…]
All is set for the lift-off of a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from here on Monday, carrying electronic intelligence satellite, Emisat for the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and 28 other third-party satellites. About 17 minutes after the take-off at 9.27 a.m., the rocket would[Read More…]
As addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India on Wednesday March 27 2019, tested anti-satellite weapon and successfully destroyed a satellite in 3 minutes, thus becoming a Space Superpower. “India shot down a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, which was a pre-determined target.” “India has entered its name as an[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) used Mirage 2000 fighter jets to bomb Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror pad in Pakistan’s Balakot because it is the best aircraft in the fleet with precision strike capability. The success of the operation not only shows the IAF’s capability but it is also proof[Read More…]
On this day tributes are paid to the soldiers who lost their lives in the battlefield at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, New Delhi. At all the Army Command headquarters of the country, celebrations take place.
New Delhi: A court here on Monday allowed former Indian Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi and his cousin Sanjeev Tyagi to travel abroad next year. Special Central Bureau of Investigation Judge Arvind Kumar allowed Tyagi’s plea to go to the US and Canada in the month of March and April[Read More…]
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…]
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s move to lay a foundation stone for Kartarpur Sahib road corridor in village Mann in Gurdaspur district in Punjab, has of course taken place at a time when relations between India and Pakistan are in the worst phase of their diplomatic engagement. Even though the two[Read More…]
In the face of challenges from China in the Indian Ocean, especially in the Bay of Bengal, India has started ramping up its strategy as well as defence preparedness. And this is what signing of $500 million deal between India and Russia on November 20 indicates. Under the deal two[Read More…]
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…]
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Singapore on November 14, India issued a letter of request (LoR) to the US government for the purchase of 24 MH-60 R Seahawk multirole helicopters for the Navy.[Read More…]
Trudging on war victory is not possible when people standing in line to cheer you turn down their back instead. This is what has happened to US President Donald Trump whose leadership has suffered a hemorrhage as American voters have chosen to show him mirror in the mid-term election to[Read More…]
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…]
Bengaluru: State-run aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will roll out more Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas from its new production facility at Nashik in Maharashtra, a top official said on Friday. “We are setting up a new facility at Nashik to double the production of Tejas fighters to 16[Read More…]
New Delhi: India on Thursday began a preparatory meet for the first phase of main Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) joint 2019 exercise with all eight member countries here to chalk out plan and modalities, said a Home Ministry statement. The representatives of the SCO member countries — India, Kazakhstan, China,[Read More…]
With US President Donald Trump turning down India’s invitation to be the chief guest during the Republic Day function, New Delhi has been left red faced by the country which swears to be India’s strongest strategic partner. Obviously, it will have a bearing on the relations of India and Trump-led[Read More…]