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Defence ministry issues new list of firms with whom dealings have been suspended or put on hold
India

Defence ministry issues new list of firms with whom dealings have been suspended or put on hold

The defence ministry has also debarred a total of six firms including Israel Military Industries, Corporation Defence, Russia and others, the statement said

India, Sri Lanka to conduct 12-day military exercise; focus on counter-terror cooperation
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India, Sri Lanka to conduct 12-day military exercise; focus on counter-terror cooperation

The eighth edition of the 'Mitra Shakti' exercise will be conducted at Combat Training School in Sri Lanka's Ampara from 4 to 15 October, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC
India

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC

An experts group has been set up to formulate the curriculum for women candidates at NDA

Defence ministry clears project to build six conventional submarines
India

Defence ministry clears project to build six conventional submarines

The Make-in-India project, named P-75 India, will cost the exchequer around Rs 43,000 crore

Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 drug, calls it 'new ray of hope'
India

Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 drug, calls it 'new ray of hope'

The defence ministry said that the clinical trials of the drug 2-DG showed that it helps in faster recovery of hospitalised patients and reduces dependency on supplemental oxygen

DCGI approves DRDO's drug that helps reduce oxygen dependency in COVID-19 patients
India

DCGI approves DRDO's drug that helps reduce oxygen dependency in COVID-19 patients

The drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) comes in powder form in a sachet and is taken orally by dissolving it in water, the defence ministry said

India committed to enhancing defence manufacturing capabilities, says Narendra Modi
India

India committed to enhancing defence manufacturing capabilities, says Narendra Modi

Addressing a webinar on the effective implementation of the Union Budget's provisions in the defence sector, the PM urged the private sector to take up both designing and manufacturing of defence equipment

Indian Navy to conduct second edition of 'Sea Vigil', largest coastal defence exercise, today
India

Indian Navy to conduct second edition of 'Sea Vigil', largest coastal defence exercise, today

Sea Vigil is meant to check the efficacy of safety procedures put in place after the 26/11 terror attack, when terrorists had entered Mumbai via the sea route

Rajnath Singh says Pakistan and China creating border disputes 'as if part of a mission'
India

Rajnath Singh says Pakistan and China creating border disputes 'as if part of a mission'

Singh added that despite the border tensions, the country was not only resolutely facing them but also bringing about "historical changes in all sectors of development"

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed anti-radiation missile
India

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed anti-radiation missile

The missile, Rudram-1, is capable of bringing down a wide-range of enemy radar systems, communication networks, and air defence systems within a range of up to 250 kms

Centre approves setting up secure communication network for Army in forward locations at cost of Rs 7,796 crore
India

Centre approves setting up secure communication network for Army in forward locations at cost of Rs 7,796 crore

Officials said the project aiming to enhance network coverage along the LOC and LAC will be rolled out by State-owned company, ITI, within three years

Centre does away with offset requirements for govt-to-govt defence deals under new acquisition procedure
India

Centre does away with offset requirements for govt-to-govt defence deals under new acquisition procedure

'Offsets will not be applicable in single vendor, government-to-government and IGA (inter-government agreement) deals as per DAP 2020,' an official said

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embargoes import of 101 defence items in big push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
India

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embargoes import of 101 defence items in big push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

Artillery guns, assault rifles, sonar systems, transport aircraft are among the high technology weapon systems on the list

Army begins process to grant Permanent Commission to women; candidates to submit applications by 31 Aug
India

Army begins process to grant Permanent Commission to women; candidates to submit applications by 31 Aug

Officials said ten streams where Permanent Commission is being made available include army air defence, signals, engineers, army aviation, etc.

Defence ministry approves procurement of frontline fighter jets, missile systems at cost of Rs 39,900 cr amid tensions along LAC
India

Defence ministry approves procurement of frontline fighter jets, missile systems at cost of Rs 39,900 cr amid tensions along LAC

The defence ministry has also approved procurement of 248 ASTRA beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile systems.

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, under home quarantine in stable condition: Sources
India

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, under home quarantine in stable condition: Sources

Ajay Kumar's condition is stable and he is currently under home quarantine, sources said.

Rajnath Singh approves abolition of 9,304 posts in Military Engineering Services; decision in line with recommendation of 11-member panel
India

Rajnath Singh approves abolition of 9,304 posts in Military Engineering Services; decision in line with recommendation of 11-member panel

The Military Engineering Services, which is a part of the Indian Army, provides rear line engineering support to the Armed Forces.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre relaxes procurement rules for armed forces, allows purchase of supplies from outside govt e-marketplace
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre relaxes procurement rules for armed forces, allows purchase of supplies from outside govt e-marketplace

The Ministry of Defence has invoked emergency powers in the wake of the coronavirus outreak to expedite procurement of supplies required to establish and run quarantine and isolation facilities for the Indian Armed Forces and civil administrations across India

Defence Acquisition Council gives nod for acquisition of 83 Tejas fighter air crafts for IAF
India

Defence Acquisition Council gives nod for acquisition of 83 Tejas fighter air crafts for IAF

In a major boost to the 'Make in India' initiative,the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has paved way for procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Defence industry received $8.82 million FDI during April 2000-December 2019 period: Piyush Goyal
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Defence industry received $8.82 million FDI during April 2000-December 2019 period: Piyush Goyal

In 2018-19, FDI in the defence sector was aggregated at $2.18 million, according to the data provided by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.