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Over 1 million paramilitary men to don khadi uniform, combat outfitNEW DELHI: India’s paramilitary forces will soon be seen in uniforms made of handwoven fabric, or Khadi. The decision was taken by home minister Amit Shah, people aware of the development told ET. Shah is learnt to have asked heads...
IAF may get ‘No Escape’ Meteor missiles in MayNEW DELHI: France is considering a request for early delivery of Meteor air-to-air missiles that will give India the firepower to take on US supplied AMRAAMs used by the Pakistan Air Force to target its fighter jets the day after the...
1,113 cases of suspected suicides in armed forces from 2010 to 2019: GovtAs many as 1,113 cases of suspected suicides took place in the armed forces from 2010 to 2019, according to data provided by the government on Wednesday. Of the total 1,113 cases, 891 took place in the...
Sale of MK-45 guns will improve India's capability to meet threats: PentagonThe Pentagon said on Wednesday that the proposed sale of MK-45 naval guns to India will improve the country's capability to meet current and future threats. The Trump Administration last month notified to the US Congress its determination...
Group IB report highlights cyberspace weaponisation in 2019. India is at it tooIt is nearly 2020 and the fear of a global digital dystopia is increasingly becoming real. A newly released report from Singapore-based threat-intelligence firm Group IB underlines what has been brewing in cybersecurity over the last few...
Perceptional differences over India-China border: Rajnath SinghNEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said in Lok Sabha that there are perceptional differences between India and China on border issues but the Indian Army is fully alert and the border is secured. Responding to a statement by Congress leader in...
Wipro to establish Cyber Defence Centre in MelbourneMELBOURNE: India's IT major Wipro Ltd is all set to expand its presence in Australia's Victoria state by establishing a 1.5 million dollar state-of-the-art Cyber Defence Centre. The new centre in South Melbourne will offer protection from cyber-attacks to the organisations and will...
4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north KashmirSRINAGAR: Four soldiers were killed in two separate incidents of snow avalanches near the Line of Control in north Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. An Army post in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday...
5 ITBP jawans killed, 3 hurt in firing among themselvesRAIPUR: Five personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed and three others injured in an exchange of fire among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at the Kadenar camp of ITBP's 45th...
India successfully carries out night test-firing of Prithvi Ballistic missileBALASORE (ODISHA): India on Tuesday successfully carried out a night test-firing of the over 300 km strike-range Prithvi ballistic missile off the coast of Balasore. The test was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command. In November India had successfully carried out night-time...