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Act against terrorists; further terror attack on India will be extremely problematic: US to PakistanThe United States has asked Pakistan to take sustained, verifiable and irreversible action against the perpetrators of terrorism, while warning the country that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic". "We need...
Defence Acquisition Council clears procurement plan of over Rs 2,000 croreNEW DELHI: The Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday cleared capital procurements worth over Rs 2,000 crore, including ‘multi-mode’ hand grenades and modernisation of naval aircraft yards at India’s western seaboard. Officials said the capital...
Recruit 100 women a year in Corps of Military Police: MoDNEW DELHI: The defence ministry has issued instructions to the army specifying the procedure to recruit 100 women per year in ‘other ranks’ or ranks below officer-level in the Corps of Military Police, officials said. The government sanction letter (GSL)...
Pak Amraams can be made ineffective: US assured Manohar ParrikarNew Delhi: The United States had assured India that Pakistan won’t use F16s and Amraams (advanced medium range air-to-air missiles) for offensive purposes as the US had an effective end-user monitoring process and the systems could be made ineffective if...
Defence Minister cleared capital procurements worth over Rs 2,000 croreThe Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Wednesday cleared capital procurements worth over Rs 2,000 crore, including ‘multi-mode’ hand grenades and modernisation of naval aircraft yards at India’s western seaboard. Officials said the capital procurements...
Blackbox data suggests Mirage 2000 crash was not due to pilots' errors, indicates technical malfunctionBENGALURU: Black box data of the Mirage 2000 that crashed in Bengaluru on February 1 killing two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots has suggested that it was not due to pilot error and indicated towards...
1971 war hero who set up Bangladesh Navy diesMUMBAI: The 1971 India-Pakistan war hero, Captain M.N. Samant of the Indian Navy, who helped set up the foundation of the Bangladesh Navy, passed away here on Wednesday following cardiac arrest, an official said. He breathed his last at the Bharatiya Arogya...
High level Dialogue: Indonesia joins ranks with India for an inclusive Indo-Pacific regionJAKARTA: Indonesia on Wednesday joined ranks with India and called for an inclusive and transparent Indo-Pacific region amid China's slew of activities that have challenged order in the vast region. Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi stated...
ED attaches 13 Hizbul Mujahideen properties bought with Rs 11 crore terror fundsNEW DELHI: India-Pakistan barter trade through PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) has received a setback with the Enforcement Directorate attaching 13 properties of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants in the Valley, allegedly purchased using Rs 11 crore terror funds...
Germany initiates move at EU to list Masood Azhar as global terroristGermany has initiated a move at the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, days after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to ban him, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday. They...