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Jaitley visits LoC, calls situation optimistic and praises troops

Jun 16, 2014

Jaitley visits LoC, calls situation optimistic and praises troops

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited the forward areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Arun Jaitley #Valley #Defence minister #Line of Control #LoC #ceasefire violations
4 reasons why Modi won't choose Murli Manohar Joshi as his defence minister

May 29, 2014

4 reasons why Modi won't choose Murli Manohar Joshi as his defence minister

Given that the Modi government's reputation for some time to come will ride on these first few decisions the Prime Minister's team makes - Murli Manohar Joshi is least likely to make a cut for a position in his cabinet. There could be more than just a few reasons for that. #BJP #Murli Manohar Joshi #Narendra Modi #Murli Manohar Joshi defence minister #Defence Minister of India #Modi's defence minister
Jaitley promises to speed up defence modernisation process

May 27, 2014

Jaitley promises to speed up defence modernisation process

The defence modernisation had "slowed down" in the last few years and providing the required equipment to the armed forces in a speedy manner would be the top priority of the Modi government, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said today. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Afghan Defence Minister #Defence modernisation process
Air force plane with Laos defence minister onboard crashes

May 17, 2014

Air force plane with Laos defence minister onboard crashes

A Laos air force plane with 14 people on board, including the defence minister, has crashed in the north of the Southeast Asian country. #Thailand #Defence minister #Plane crash #Laos #Vientiane #AN74-300 #Xiang Khouang
Yemen: Militants attack presidential palace, defence min escapes assassination bid

May 10, 2014

Yemen: Militants attack presidential palace, defence min escapes assassination bid

Four soldiers were killed in a gun battle of up to an hour that broke out when militants attacked the main gate of the palace in the capital Sanaa, a security source said. #US #NewsTracker #European Union #Yemen #Sana'a #Defence minister #assassination #militants #Presidential palace #Western allies

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Yemen: Militants attack presidential palace, defence min escapes assassination bid

Jul 08, 2014

Ukraine ignores pressure to call truce with pro-Russian rebels vowing to end bloody insurgency with force

Ukraine's defence minister Valeriy Geletey said negotiations with pro-Russian rebels will only be possible if they 'completely lay down their arms'...
Yemen: Militants attack presidential palace, defence min escapes assassination bid

Jul 04, 2014

Ukraine's new defence minister Valeriy Heletey pledges to retake Crimea

The parliament in Kiev erupted with cheers following the remark made by Colonel General Valeriy Heletey, 46, a former policeman who previously headed the state's VIP bodyguard service...
Yemen: Militants attack presidential palace, defence min escapes assassination bid

Jul 08, 2014

Security ties with Japan do not pose regional risk, says Andrew Robb

The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is in Canberra to sign a free trade pact with Australia and discuss defence co-operation Continue reading..... #Australia #Canberra #Shinzo Abe #Japan #China #Tony Abbott