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Lt Gen NPS Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps

Jul 31, 2014

Lt Gen NPS Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps

Lieutenant General NPS Hira is replacing Lieutenant General Ashwini Kumar Bakshi, who is retiring as General Officer Commanding of Vajra Corps from the Indian Army today. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira #Vajra Corps #Sikh Light Infantry Regiment #Lieutenant General Ashwini Kumar Bakshi
India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

Jul 30, 2014

India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

The US defence secretary will hold discussions with Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on military ties between the two countries including the military hardware partnership, defence ministry officials said in New Delhi today. #India #ThisisNext #US #Defence #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Chuck Hagel #Apache attack helicopters #Chinook heavylift helicopters
IAF chief Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

Jul 30, 2014

IAF chief Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

Raha will continue in office till December 2016 and is expected to push for increasing jointmanship among the three services as the CoSC. #India #Defence #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Gen Bikram Singh #Chiefs of Staffs Committee #Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
Navy gets Centre's go-ahead for international fleet review

Jul 29, 2014

Navy gets Centre's go-ahead for international fleet review

In the International Fleet Review 2001 held in Mumbai, more than 60 ships from over 22 nations including the US, the UK, Japan and Australia had participated. #India #ThisisNext #Pranab Mukherjee #Defence #Narendra Modi #Indian Navy #Eastern Naval Command #International Fleet Review
IAF gets sixth C-17 Globemaster with vintage package in belly

Jul 28, 2014

IAF gets sixth C-17 Globemaster with vintage package in belly

The C-17 is the biggest aircraft in IAF's inventory and the government had accorded approval to buy 10 C-17 Globemaster III along with associated equipment for the IAF in June 2011. #India #Defence #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #C-17 Globemaster #Arup Raha #Harvard aircraft

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Jan 07, 2013

Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

With the legal case now being made, gradually, against the Delhi rape suspects, it is vital the justice system and society as a whole do whatever necessary to ensure fair trials. #HowThisWorks #Defence #lawyers #Delhi gangrape case #Saket Bar Association

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Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Jul 26, 2014

New defence secretary Michael Fallon accused of calling female author 'a slut' in drunken bar clash

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, 62, is at the centre of a row over claims he called The Daily Telegraph writer Bryony Gordon, 33, a 'slut' while at the Marquis of Westminster pub in Pimlico, central London... #London #Michael Fallon
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Jul 29, 2014

AgustaWestland agrees to pay a negligible fine following an investigation into the sale of 12 helicopters to India

The Indian Ministry of Defence terminated the £465million deal with the British helicopter maker amid allegations that officials were bribed to win the contract... #London #Michael Fallon
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape case

Jul 27, 2014

Brendan Rodgers knows Liverpool defence must improve

Brendan Rodgers has warned his defenders that they must improve if Liverpool are to mount another challenge for the Premier League title this season... #Liverpool F.C. #Barclays Premier League