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The President's office said President Rajapaksa and Doval also discussed improving bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation between the armed forces and coastguard agencies of the two countries and maritime security. Doval pointed out the importance of reviewing the intelligence related to the maritime zone between Sri Lanka, the Maldives...
In 2018 alone, 104 CAPF personnel died in accidents while 28 in suicides, totalling 132 deaths during the year, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data showed.
The theme of the mega event -- Synergy Across the Seas -- would provide an excellent opportunity for operational commanders of friendly foreign navies to interact with each other, the Navy said. "The exercise is aimed to enhance professional interaction between friendly foreign navies and learn from each...
This is also the first order of a senior military appointment issued through the Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat. The post of Vice Chief of Army Staff fell vacant after Lieutenant General MM Naravane, then vice chief, was elevated as...
"We have agreed to scale down military operations in days leading up to the signing of the peace agreement with the United States," Shaheen said. He added that the Taliban were "optimistic" a deal with Washington could be signed before the end of the month and that the reduction...
Sepoy Prince Kumar (25), a resident of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, was posted in 112 Territorial Army and was on guard duty when he shot himself at Chinar camp in Rehambal area on Friday, a police official said. The official said that the motive behind the extreme step was not...
The defence ministry has shifted administrative and revenue procurement matters of the armed services to the newly created military affairs department led by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, but any important matter related to defence policy will be dealt by the defence secretary.
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani...
His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding to a query sent by ET on Russia's position on repeated attempts to discuss Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council despite failure at first meeting in August 2019. Lavrov visited Delhi earlier this week. The comments hold significance...
Russian Ambassador said Moscow was "concerned and apprehensive" over the Indo-Pacific strategy of the US as it has completely ignored existence of Russia and China while pushing forward its agenda for the strategically key region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had also criticised the US-led Indo-Pacific initiative ,...