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US Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attackFUJAIRAH: The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian...
Navy has categorised 20 ports in Raigad as sensitive: Maharashtra CM Devendra FadnavisMumbai: The Indian Navy has dubbed as many as 20 ports in neighbouring Raigad district as "sensitive" from security point of view, the Maharashtra government told the Legislative Council here Wednesday. The information was given by Chief Minister...
Army to raise new battle formations along Pakistan border by OctoberNEW DELHI: Aiming to further strengthen its ability to carry out swift strikes during wars, the Indian Army is going to raise new lethal battle formations along the borders with Pakistan by October. The Indian Army is going to raise...
Government restores provision of 'ration in kind' to military officers in peace areasNEW DELHI: The government has restored the provision of 'ration in kind' to military officers in peace areas, a defence official said on Tuesday. The facility was withdrawn by the government in 2017 and it started paying a...
Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J-K's AnantnagSRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Based on inputs about the presence of militants in Bijbehara area of the south Kashmir district, the security forces launched...
India’s defence exports more than doubleNEW DELHI: India’s defence exports have more than doubled to nearly Rs 11,000 crore on the back of recent policy liberalisation and access to the US market, given a large amount of offsets being executed by domestic companies. The increase in defence exports — to...
Appointment of new ISI chief signals Pakistan Army’s hardening stanceNEW DELHI: The appointment of Lt General Faiz Hameed as the new chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), cutting short the tenure of the incumbent, Lt General Asim Munir, signals a hardening of stance on the part of the Pakistan...
3 Jawans injured, 1 militant killed in AnantnagSRINAGAR: An Army Major and a militant were killed and three other soldiers were injured during an encounter on Monday in Achabal area of Anantnag in southern Kashmir. The encounter took place in Bidoora village, when a joint team of armed forces launched...
To boost defence exports, govt to launch 'open general export scheme' in a month: OfficialTo boost defence exports, the government will launch 'Open General Export License' scheme with a month, a senior Defence Ministry official said Monday. Speaking at the 'Workshop for Defence Export Promotion' organised by FICCI, Sanjay Jaju,...
Army convoy targeted with IED blast in PulwamaTerrorists on Monday targeted an Army convoy with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Army Casper, a bullet and mine proof vehicle, of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was targeted by the IED explosion near...