India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Saturday January 31, 2015
Speaking from Wheeler Island to NDTV after the successful launch of Agni 5, the outgoing Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Avinash Chander assured the country that the missile was now in a "deliverable confi...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 30, 2015
Seven officers of the Indian Navy who were found guilty have been punished in relation to the accident on the INS Sindhuratna, the submarine that suffered an on-board fire on February 26, 2014. Senior Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV that th...
Thursday January 29, 2015
The base price of 3G spectrum fixed by the Cabinet is not reasonable and needs to be reviewed, industry body Assocham said on Thursday.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
The Cabinet is likely to consider on Wednesday the reserve price for spectrum auction in the 2100 MHz band, which is being used for providing 3G mobile services.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Ending an 8-year-long dispute over spectrum sharing with defence, the Cabinet on Wednesday earmarked bands for exclusive use of security establishment while making available the remaining radio waves for commercial use in areas like telecom and broad...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Cameroon's army has freed 24 of some 80 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters based in neighbouring Nigeria, a defence ministry spokesman said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 10, 2015
France will deploy some 500 extra military personnel in the greater Paris region, the defence ministry said on Saturday, the day after twin sieges sowed fear on the streets of the capital.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Apart from 900MHz, 1800MHz and 800MHz, spectrum in 2100MHz may also be put on auction after Defence Ministry vacates it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Pakistan today rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Thursday January 1, 2015
We are cheating India's bravest, writes Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was today discharged from the Army Research and Referral hospital in Delhi in a "minimally conscious state" and will continue with "supportive care" at home, four months after he was admitted there with severe head inj...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 25, 2014
The Chinese military has developed and will test an Ebola vaccine on humans this month, a defence ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
The government is likely to take a call this month on the base price of spectrum to be auctioned in February 2015.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Russia today successfully test-launched its newest heavy-class Angara rocket, which has been developed with a view to launching manned spacecraft, the defence ministry said.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som | Friday December 19, 2014
In the first export of a warship by India, a Kolkata manufacturer will hand over - for 50 million dollars - an offshore patrol vessel to the Mauritian navy later this month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Israel and the United States on Tuesday tested the Jewish state's Arrow 3 ballistic missile interception system, the defence ministry said, with local media reporting the trial was cut short.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The Indian Navy will soon have another nuclear submarine. The government has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia, top Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV.
Saturday December 13, 2014
The Hinduja Group, in partnership with another company, has acquired the UK's iconic Old War Office building that was once occupied by the country's war-time Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday December 11, 2014
Coast Guard Ship Barracuda may be a small by warship standards, but it is a great leap for India. Barracuda - designed and built by the Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders - is India first warship which is to be exported
Sunday December 7, 2014
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is expected to give recommendations for base price and valuation of 3G spectrum by early January as the government plans to auction the airwaves along with 2G sale scheduled in February.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Trai said that DoT is in talks with the Defence Ministry for the vacation of the 2100MHz band and there are three possible scenarios under deliberation.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The French and Indian defence ministers agreed on Monday to overcome any differences and finalise the sale of 126 fighter jets to India in a deal worth an estimated $15 billion, the Indian defence ministry said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
India's premier defence and research organisation DRDO's chief Dr Avinash Chander will retire on November 30 but will continue to occupy the position on a contractual basis till May, 2016.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
Pakistan and Russia signed a "milestone" military cooperation pact today aimed at bringing peace and stability to the region, Islamabad's defence ministry said.