World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 6, 2015
A hotel in Yemen's second city of Aden where Prime Minister Khaled Bahah was staying with members of the government was on fire on Tuesday after being hit by three rockets, a security source and witnesses said.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 5, 2015
India and Germany have agreed to enhance ties in key areas of defence manufacturing, trade, intelligence and clean energy during wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in New Delhi after which 18 agreements were inked.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 5, 2015
Australia will spend Aus$1.3 billion (US$1 billion) on next-generation armoured land vehicles for its army, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Monday as he announced the latest update to modernise the nation's military.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
In a rebuff to Pakistan Prime Minister, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he prefers to ignore Nawaz Sharif's four-point proposal, including demilitarisation of Kashmir and unconditional withdrawal of forces from Siachen by both the countries.
India News | Agencies | Monday October 5, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is on a two-day visit to India, held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Modi in New Delhi today. The discussions between the two leaders covered a wide range of issues including security and defence, with special focus on boosting trade ties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold wide-ranging talks in new Delhi tomorrow to significantly scale up bilateral relations in an array of key sectors with special focus on boosting trade, security and defence ties.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 2, 2015
Russia said today it had bombed the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa for the first time as President Vladimir Putin faced mounting criticism from Western and Gulf leaders over his military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
No 'legal manipulation' will be allowed in the case of a bureaucrat's car allegedly knocking down a 90-year-old war veteran in Chandigarh five days ago, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has assured all necessary help to injured Captain Paramjit Kaur Dhanoa (Retired).
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 30, 2015
"The French air strike (on Sunday) on an IS training camp in eastern Syria killed at least 30 IS fighters including 12 from the 'Cubs of the Caliphate,'" said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
INS Kochi, a state-of-the-art Indian Navy destroyer, was commissioned today by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 28, 2015
France will carry out "more strikes" against the Islamic State group in Syria, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
Hitting out at Congress over its defence of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who was booked by CBI in disproportionate assests case, the BJP asked how much commission Singh had given to the main opposition party and also questioned its silence over demands for his resignation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 27, 2015
Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen fiercely rejected allegations revealed Saturday in media reports that she plagiarised portions of her doctoral thesis, a charge that has already brought down other high-level German leaders.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
With India embarking on a massive defence modernisation programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited corporate leaders of America's defence sector to manufacture in India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Giving mythological lessons to defence scientists, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the ancient sages of the country were "probably great scientists." He also asked the scientists of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to learn from 'rishis', the art of being humble and overcoming jealousy and anger.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Greece's newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his new government on Tuesday, giving the crisis-hit country's key finance portfolio to Euclid Tsakalotos and defence to his nationalist coalition ally, the Independent Greeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 20, 2015
New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Australia's first female defence minister Sunday as he filled more key posts with women in a "very extensive" cabinet reshuffle, days after ousting Tony Abbott in a party coup.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 19, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has adopted Barauliya village in Amethi, the Parliamentary constituency of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Vyapam whistleblower Anand Rai today denied that he had secretly recorded the meeting between him and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in order to blackmail the Madhya Pradesh government.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 16, 2015
France will carry out its first air strikes on the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria "in the coming weeks," Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 15, 2015
France's defence minister said today jihadists from the Islamic State group were making major gains in Syria, especially in the northern region of Aleppo.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
A six-day exhibition, "Shauryanjali" showcasing major battle scenes and captured tanks of the Pakistani Army during the 1965 war, started at central Delhi's Rajpath today, as a part of golden jubilee celebrations of the war.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Tuesday September 15, 2015
With all the understandable (and justified) focus on OROP, the media appears to have missed another major development in the Ministry of Defence - a decision to extend Short Service Commissions for 14 years.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 12, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the expenditure for implementing One Rank One Pension (OROP) will be just 2.2 per cent more than the allocated budget for the Defence Ministry.