India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Seeking to enhance ties, India and Brazil have decided to explore ways to boost cooperation in diverse areas of defence, cyber security, trade and commerce. In their talks in Brasilia, the two sides discussed the entire gamut of relations covering bilateral, regional and multilateral issues if mutual interests.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 22, 2015
China has described Japan's annual defence review as misleading and malicious, saying it overplayed the "China military threat" and stoked tensions between the two East Asian powers, and stuck resolutely to its claims over a disputed island chain.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) cannot exceed the cap prescribed for portfolio investments in private sector banks and defence even after introduction of composite cap concept, said an official.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 17, 2015
British pilots have participated in airstrikes over Syria on the behalf of allies such as the United States and Canada, the Ministry of Defence said today.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The government cleared the purchase of close to Rs 30,000 crore ($4.74 billion) worth of new defence equipment today, including four maritime spy planes from Boeing and hundreds of air defence guns, a defence ministry spokesman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 14, 2015
A strategic bomber with seven people on board crashed in far eastern Russia today but its crew apparently managed to parachute out and a search for them was underway, the defence ministry said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 13, 2015
A large part of the wreckage of an Indian Coast Guard aircraft that went missing last month has been recovered from the Bay of Bengal but there is no sign of its three crew members, the defence ministry said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Four US F-16 warplanes landed in Iraq today, the first batch of a much-delayed delivery aimed at boosting the ailing Iraqi military's capacity, the defence ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 7, 2015
Explosives, 180 detonators and around 40 grenades were stolen from an army base in the southern French town of Miramas, near Marseille, a source close to investigation said on today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 4, 2015
Afghanistan's parliament on Saturday rejected President Ashraf Ghani's nominee for defence ministry, a crucial post that has sat vacant for months as stretched security forces fight to secure territory from a revitalised Taliban.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 4, 2015
A South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 2, 2015
China's navy held its first drill simulating the resupply of missiles in a combat environment in the Yellow Sea, the Defence Ministry said today, the latest sign of the country's growing military prowess.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The Defence Ministry has raised a bill of Rs 500 crore for its assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government for carrying out relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered the valley last year.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 29, 2015
For relief and rescue operations during the floods that battered Kashmir last year, the armed forces produced a bill of Rs 500 crore, documents accessed by NDTV reveal.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 28, 2015
Suspected Islamist fighters attacked a town in western Mali near the border with neighbouring Mauritania before dawn on Saturday, leaving 12 people dead, including three soldiers and nine attackers, the defence ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 26, 2015
China's military has launched a three-year project to try to work out who owns the land it uses after finding that a quarter of it lacked ownership documents, which has led to disputes with civilians, the Defence Ministry said on today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 25, 2015
China's Defence Ministry expressed anger today after the US Senate passed a bill which would encourage self-ruled Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own, to take part in US military exercises.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
Niger's army killed 15 Boko Haram militants in the course of land and air operations against the armed Islamist group, the defence ministry announced on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The Taliban today warned the leader of the Islamic State group against waging a parallel insurgency in Afghanistan, after a string of defections and reported clashes with militants loyal to IS.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
Chinese defence ministry has confirmed the test of a supersonic nuclear delivery vehicle, a move described by the US as an "extreme manoeuvre" amid tension in the South China Sea.
Hyderabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 13, 2015
Five people were injured in an explosion in Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) in Hyderabad today, an official said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 13, 2015
Airbus is still waiting for Spain to give the green light to resume test flights of the A400M military plane, the company said Friday, after they were suspended in May following a fatal crash.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
Pakistani troops today violated border ceasefire as they resorted to "unprovoked" firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region, which was retaliated to by the Indian forces, the defence ministry said in Jammu.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defence Ministry said.