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BEIJING: Reacting sharply to India's move of including Japan in the Indo-US Malabar naval exercises, China today said it is hopeful Tokyo will not "provoke confrontation" and "heighten tensions" in the region."Our position is very clear. It is hoped that the relevant country will not provoke confrontation and heighten...
Pakistani fishing boat which exploded on the eve of New Year last yearNEW DELHI: Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali has been sacked following a Board of Inquiry over his comments that contradicted the government's stand on the sinking of a Pakistan fishing boat last year."He was dismissed from...
Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar at the inaugural run of the core of 25 kN indigenous Aero Engine (Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine – HTFE 25) at HAL’s Engine Division, Bengaluru on December 14, 2015. Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL is also seen.The inaugural run of the core of...

1971 War: Dhaka or Bust?

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1971 war was the finest hour of Indian Army. In a quick, decisive, well planned & well executed campaign, Indian Army carved out a new nation on the face of earth – Bangladesh.  It was a remarkable campaign when different departments of Indian Govt. – Armed Forces, Defense Ministry,...
Alistair CastleBAE Systems has announced the appointment of Alistair Castle as Vice-President and General Manager of its India operations, with effect from January 1, 2016.Castle moves from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he is the Regional Vice President responsible for Group Business Development in South East Asia. He succeeds Mark...
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday expressed hope that declassification of Netaji files will reveal the mystery behind the “face mapping” that shows that Netaji might have been present at the Indo-Pak peace talks in Tashkent in 1966, with erstwhile prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.“In a newspaper...
Mi-171ShRussian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) delivered a batch of five military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh’s Ministry of Defence. In addition to regular cargo transportation operations and border security provision, the new Mi-171Sh will be used in UN humanitarian missions and in regions facing complex crime problems.Bangladesh...
NEW DELHI: India is finally getting set to launch an ambitious project to develop its own stealth combat drones or UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles), which will be capable of firing missiles and precision-guided munitions at enemy targets and then returning to home bases to re-arm for further missions.Sources...
Indian Navy plans to go green by setting up ocean thermal energy plant at Andaman & Nicobar IslandsNEW DELHI: The Navy plans to go green by setting up a mega ocean thermal energy plant to power its base in the ecologically sensitive Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The project -...
PC-21 over Canberra AustraliaThe Australian Defence Force competitively tendered for a new Pilot Training System under “Project Air 5428”, from which the PC-21 emerged as the winner after a thorough evaluation and contract negotiations. This package will harmonise training across all three services with the PC-21 providing a modern,...