In what is seen as India’s big leap in the field of defense, it accomplished yet another milestone by kicking off the project to build six nuclear power submarines. This is bound to boost the Navy’s overall attacking capabilities given China’s growing military influence in the Indo-Pacific region. According to Naval Admiral Chief Sunil Lamba, […]
Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO): Completes developmental trial of Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Nag
India has been trying to ramp up its military capability in sync changing security dynamics in the region. The third generation ‘fire and forget’ Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Nag has completed developmental trials paving the way for its induction in the armed forces. The indigenously developed missile equipped with Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) […]
Amid Doklam standoff: Ladakh scuffle confirmed by MEA: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to begin three-day visit to Ladakh
From, Nepal to Japan, countries in South and Southeast Asia are keenly observing the Doklam standoff between India and China, some taking sides, some staying neutral. Japan, was the first G-7 country, that came out in full support for India in its protracted military stand-off with China at Doklam, near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan tri-junction, saying no country should use unilateral forces to […]
Conversion of Kerala Woman to Islam: Supreme Court orders Counter-Terror Agency, NIA probe: NIA Says Kerala ‘Love Jihad’ is for Real.
A Hindu woman’s marriage at the end of last year to a Muslim man in Kerala will be examined by the country’s top counter-terror agency, the Supreme Court’s division bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud said today. The National Investigating Agency or NIA has been allowed by judges to explore […]
US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists: Designates Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist group.
The United States on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation, nearly two months after declaring the outfit’s Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist. “Today’s action notifies the US public and the international community that HM is a terrorist organisation,” the US state department said in a statement, […]
Air India’s salute to ‘Armed Forces’ on Independence Day: Serving soldiers to board flights before others.
Air India, as a mark of gratitude for the services of soldiers on the 71st Independence Day, has declared that it will invite members of the Armed Forces to board its flights ahead of all other travellers. As per a mail by the Executive Director of Air India, the order has been implemented Independence Day onwards on […]
Hizbul Mujahideen on Monday named Mohammad bin Qasim as its “field operational commander” in Kashmir in place of Yaseen Yattoo who was killed on Sunday in a fierce gunbattle with security forces in Shopian district. Qasim was made the new commander of Hizb at a meeting of the outfit’s command council chaired by Syed […]
In Parliament, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley categorically mentioned that the armed forces are strong to meet any challenge to the country’s security and underlined that lessons have been learnt from the 1962 war with China. “I agree that some challenges are still there. Some people are targeting our country’s sovereignty and integrity. But I […]
Hundreds pay homage to Lahaul’s braveheart martyred in J&K : Terrorism will be eliminated from the soil of Jammu and Kashmir.
Two Army personnel, Major Kamlesh Pandey and Sepoy Tanzin Chhultim were killed and two other personnel were injured when terrorists opened fire on a search party of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said, in an upsurge of shootouts in the restive region in the past few months. The Army had […]
On the occasion of the 18th ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the Indian armed forces for their prowess and sacrifices for the country while Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was at India Gate to pay tribute to the war heroes. In 1999, between May and June, an armed conflict took place […]