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Sep 18, 2018
Lightweight anti-tank guided missile successfully tested by DRDO; defence ministry says 'all mission objectives met'The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully tested a low-weight indigenously developed man-portable anti-tank guided missile.
Sep 11, 2018
Indian Army may downsize by one lakh troops as General Bipin Rawat seeks a 'leaner and meaner' forceArmy Chief General Bipin Rawat and top commanders are likely to deliberate Tuesday on carrying out major reforms in the force including organisational restructuring and its possible downsizing by around 1,00,000 troops, official sources said.
Sep 08, 2018
Aero India 2019 will be held in Bengaluru: Govt confirms venue amid reports of shifting exhibition to LucknowNearly a month after media reports suggested that the biennial Aero India show was going to be shifted to Lucknow next year, the defence ministry announced on Saturday that the airshow will be held in Bengaluru from 20-24 February, 2019.
Aug 25, 2018
Scientific adviser to defence minister G Satheesh Reddy appointed new DRDO chief; to hold post for two yearsThe post of DRDO chief was lying vacant for about three months before G Satheesh Reddy's appointment.
Aug 18, 2018
Kerala floods updates: IMD withdraws red alert for Sunday; Pinarayi Vijayan says 58,506 people rescued todayKerala floods latest updates: The IMD has issued a heavy rainfall warning for 11 districts in Kerala on Saturday.
Aug 06, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problemsSitharaman announced a "Defence India Startup Challenge", a national contest for startups to develop arms and technologies for the defence sector
Jul 24, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman's refusal to meet O Panneerselvam in Delhi points to his diminishing political relevanceTamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam went to meet Nirmala Sitharaman today along with V Maitreyan, but the defence minister only met the Rajya Sabha MP.
Jul 14, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Congress says BJP creating controversies to divert attention from 'real issues'The Congress on Friday hit back at the BJP for its statement that the opposition party was trying to create a "partition-like situation" in the country, saying that it was the saffron party that was seeking to polarise people and diverting attention from "real issues".
Jul 04, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman assures defence ministry's support for rescue of 1,500 Mansarovar pilgrims stranded in NepalDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said her ministry would offer its assistance whenever necessary to rescue the 1,500 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims stranded in Nepal.
Jun 28, 2018
Release of surgical strikes video: Congress says govt failed to deal with Pakistan, BJP slams Opposition for 'questioning army's bravery'The release of purported video clips of the army's 2016 surgical strikes created a political furore on Thursday with the Congress accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of politicising sacrifices of soldiers to garner votes, evoking a sharp reaction from the ruling party.