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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Rs 400 cr UP Defence Industrial Corridor project in Jhansi today
India

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Rs 400 cr UP Defence Industrial Corridor project in Jhansi today

Modi will kick start the beginning of the significant project on the concluding three-day 'Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv' event being organised by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) along with the government of Uttar Pradesh

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC
Entertainment

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC

A recurrent demand of the fraternity has been to contain CBFC’s role to certification and categorisation of films based on target audience and demography, as is the practice in mature democracies, shedding the paternalistic approach to censoring and seeking amendments in films.

MoD's decision to allow unrestricted public access to cantonment roads disregards army culture, compromises security
India

MoD's decision to allow unrestricted public access to cantonment roads disregards army culture, compromises security

Unrestricted civilian presence in a military cantonment compromises all levels of security and defies the whole military ethos.

Ministry of Defence website hacked by suspected Chinese hackers, Nirmala Sitharaman says action initiated
India

Ministry of Defence website hacked by suspected Chinese hackers, Nirmala Sitharaman says action initiated

The website of Ministry of Defence has been hacked allegedly by Chinese hackers. The website – mod.gov.in – is inaccessible due to the hack.

MoD internal report on defence procurement commendable but lacks corrective path; here are six steps to kickstart process
India

MoD internal report on defence procurement commendable but lacks corrective path; here are six steps to kickstart process

As a result of the mess in defence procurement, of 144 schemes contracted in last three years, "only 8-10 percent fructified within the stipulated period".

Ministry of Defence blacklists six firms, suspends 14 others from engaging in business due to graft charges
India

Ministry of Defence blacklists six firms, suspends 14 others from engaging in business due to graft charges

The Ministry of Defence on Monday issued a circular in which it listed all the companies which had been debarred or suspended from engaging in business.

India begins final negotiations for S-400 Triumf air defence system: Missiles can reach Pakistan, Tibet air bases
India

India begins final negotiations for S-400 Triumf air defence system: Missiles can reach Pakistan, Tibet air bases

The Centre has begun final negotiations to buy Russia-built five advanced S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for Rs 39,000 crore.

IAF conducts touchdown exercise on Lucknow-Agra Expressway, 20 aircraft participate in first such drill
India

IAF conducts touchdown exercise on Lucknow-Agra Expressway, 20 aircraft participate in first such drill

As many as 20 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), including AN-32 transport, Mirage 2000 and Sukhoi 30 MKI, will make a touchdown on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway on Tuesday

Delhi court rejects plea for CBI probe on corruption charges against Narendra Modi
India

Delhi court rejects plea for CBI probe on corruption charges against Narendra Modi

A special court has junked the plea of a sacked Defence Ministry official for a CBI probe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Military restructuring: India needs a CDS with full operational powers, not bureaucratic 'games'
India

Military restructuring: India needs a CDS with full operational powers, not bureaucratic 'games'

India needs a CDS with full operational powers, a merged HQ IDS with MoD and integrated theatre commands, functional commands, all done in a cohesive manner

AgustaWestland scam: AK Antony exonerates Sonia Gandhi, shifts blame to IAF
Politics

AgustaWestland scam: AK Antony exonerates Sonia Gandhi, shifts blame to IAF

Former Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday said there were no skeletons in the UPA's closet pertaining to the AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

Surgical strikes may earn Modi govt public goodwill, but soldier still denied his dues
India

Surgical strikes may earn Modi govt public goodwill, but soldier still denied his dues

Surgical strikes have become the flavor of the season with news, discussions and debates continuing endlessly.

Shipment of 7200 units for OnePlus 3 enter India, declared price is Rs 22,798 and Mods?
News & Analysis

Shipment of 7200 units for OnePlus 3 enter India, declared price is Rs 22,798 and Mods?

As the OnePlus 3 launch closes on, the anticipation regarding the newest flagship by OnePlus reaches unprecedented levels.

Games of Ice and Fire: there’s an interactive Game of Thrones experience for everyone
Gaming

Games of Ice and Fire: there’s an interactive Game of Thrones experience for everyone

There are various Game of Thrones Titles and picking up these games is a great way to reach some royalty money to the estate of Martin.

GameFront to shut shop on 30 April
Gaming

GameFront to shut shop on 30 April

GameFront announced its site will be shut down on April 30, after which the vast library of user created mods will no longer be available

Cyanogen Inc. is looking to kill off apps for good with its MOD platform
News & Analysis

Cyanogen Inc. is looking to kill off apps for good with its MOD platform

Most of us know Cyanogen Inc. from their OnePlus series of handsets. Their OS, CyanogenOS, was, and still is at the forefront of the Android modding community. At MWC 2016, Cyanogen Inc. announced their new MOD platform. A platform that opens up CyanogenOS’ Android platform to much deeper integration with apps and services.

Indian Army site hacked: Does India have the right attitude to tackle cyber-crime?
News & Analysis

Indian Army site hacked: Does India have the right attitude to tackle cyber-crime?

Indian army officers are in a state of panic after their Principal Comptroller of Defence Accounts (Officers) website was reportedly hacked late last month.

Modi's expansionist comment not aimed at China, says Sushma Swaraj
World

Modi's expansionist comment not aimed at China, says Sushma Swaraj

India today said it has a relationship of "cooperation and competition" with China while making it clear that the recent "expansionist" remark by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Japan did not specifically refer to any country.

Adarsh land belongs to Maha govt, not MoD: Ex-Army officer
India

Adarsh land belongs to Maha govt, not MoD: Ex-Army officer

A retired army officer today told a judicial commission that he became a member of the Adarsh Housing Society after he was informed by his staff that the land on which the controversial high rise stands does not belong to the Ministry of Defence.