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No trace of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft yet as search operation intensifies

Jul 23, 2016

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft yet as search operation intensifies

The Russian-made workhorse of the IAF went missing on Friday soon after taking off from Tambaram air base for Port Blair, a distance of 1,400 km. It made the last radio contact at 0846 hours, 16 minutes after take off. #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Navy #IAF #Coast guard #Manohar Parrikar #Bay of Bengal #AN-32
Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Jul 14, 2016

Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Earlier, the court had upheld the 2009 'command exit promotion' policy of the Indian Army and had asked the Centre to create 141 additional vacancies to the rank of Colonel to promote officers of 'Combat Support' streams. #Defence #Indian Army #PolicyWatch #defence ministry #Armed Forces Tribunal #Combat support #AV Singh Committee
Narendra Modi returns from Africa: Some key takeaways from his 4-nation visit

Jul 12, 2016

Narendra Modi returns from Africa: Some key takeaways from his 4-nation visit

After five days of zipping across four countries along the eastern coast of Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Tuesday. #Defence #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #South Africa #trade #Kenya #Tanzania #Mozambique #Jacob Zuma #Economic Cooperation #Modi In Africa #India-Africa relations
FDI in defence, retail, pharma will reduce jobs, reverse it: SJM leader

Jul 12, 2016

FDI in defence, retail, pharma will reduce jobs, reverse it: SJM leader

SJM's national convener Arun Ojha also expressed concerns over the deteriorating value of the Indian Rupee saying the country will not benefit from such devaluation #Defence #FDI #Employment #retail #Pharma #Liberalisation #SJM #Swadeshi Jagran Manch #RSS affiliate #rupee devaluation #arun ojha
Army killed 72 militants this year, says official

Jul 05, 2016

Army killed 72 militants this year, says official

Parrikar had termed the recent killing of CRPF personnel at Pampore as an act of "frustration" on the part of Pakistani terrorists. #Defence #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Indian Army #CRPF #Manohar Parrikar
Tejas to be available for export to friendly nations: Parrikar

Jul 01, 2016

Tejas to be available for export to friendly nations: Parrikar

Parrikar said there was "no accountability" in the previous government and hence, there was so much delay in induction of the aircraft. #Defence #NewsTracker #IAF #Manohar Parrikar #Tejas
Parrikar greets DRDO, IAF for successful missile test-firings

Jul 01, 2016

Parrikar greets DRDO, IAF for successful missile test-firings

The Defence Research and Development Organisation had on Thursday carried out two successful test-firings of the new missile, with a strike range up to 70 km, from a defence base off Odisha coast. #Defence #NewsTracker #IAF #DRDO #Manohar Parrikar #Surface-to-Air-Missile
India successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile for second day

Jul 01, 2016

India successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile for second day

On Friday, India successfully test fired the new surface-to-air missile, developed jointly with Israel, with a strike range upto 70 km, from a defence base off Odisha coast, a day after two rounds of similar trials were conducted. #Defence #NewsTracker #DRDO #Odisha #missile
FDI relaxation rules credit positive for India's sovereign ratings: Moody's

Jun 27, 2016

FDI relaxation rules credit positive for India's sovereign ratings: Moody's

India announced last week sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment and easier terms for investors in sectors ranging from civil aviation to pharmaceuticals #Defence #Foreign direct investment #FDI #pharmaceuticals #Moody's Investors Service #Civil aviation