India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
The defence ministry has recommended his name to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the post which has been lying vacant for nearly two months
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 16, 2014
A senior army officer died when his helicopter crashed due to a malfunction, the defence ministry said, as violence in Iraq killed seven people today.
World | Reuters | Monday April 7, 2014
A Russian soldier shot dead a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea, Ukraine's Defence Ministry said on Monday, the second Ukrainian death reported since Russia took control of the Black Sea peninsula.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
The black box of the C-130J transport aircraft that crashed near Gwalior on Friday has suffered damage.
Thursday March 27, 2014
The Centre on Thursday notified its decision to raise dearness allowance (DA) to 100 per cent, from 90 per cent, benefiting 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday March 24, 2014
Russian troops on Monday seized control of a new Ukrainian military base in Crimea, throwing stun grenades and tying up the hands of Ukrainian marines, the Ukrainian defence ministry said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 20, 2014
A British naval ship has joined the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane after possible debris from the plane was spotted, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
North Korea on Sunday test-fired 18 rockets into the sea, South Korea's defence ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.
India | Reuters | Thursday March 13, 2014
The Defence Ministry has ordered the deployment of ships, aircraft and helicopters from the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday to search for a missing Malaysian airliner that disappeared from radar screens last Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) that it was ready to return to the government Rs 18 crore that it paid as commission to its agent.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Against the backdrop of the recent submarine mishap, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday suggested that the Defence Ministry is not spending the funds "wisely" enough and contended that the maintenance of the military assets was being neglecte...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Russian forces have given Ukrainian soldiers an ultimatum to surrender their positions in Crimea or face an assault, a Ukrainian defence ministry spokesman told AFP.
India | Agencies | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The Defence Ministry has ordered a bribery investigation over the purchase of jet engines from Rolls-Royce by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in a deal worth at least $1.2 billion or Rs 7426.8 crores.
India | NDTV.com | Thursday February 27, 2014
Admiral DK Joshi today resigned as the Chief of Naval Staff hours after a fire broke out in INS Sindhuratna, a submarine of the Indian navy, early this morning.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday February 27, 2014
Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi has resigned after a submarine accident off the shore of Mumbai this morning.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 13, 2014
The Afghan government released 65 detainees on Thursday who the United States has warned pose a serious security threat, a move that further strains already tense US-Afghan ties as the international mission in Afghanistan winds down.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Yemen has handed to Saudi Arabia 29 al Qaeda militants who were wanted by the Saudi authorities, the Yemeni defence ministry website said on Tuesday, citing informed sources.
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Hours after it alleged that Narendra Modi was denied permission by the Army to land his rally at the Race Course Ground in Kolkata for his rally, the BJP said the Defence Ministry allowed it.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday February 4, 2014
The government has just eight choppers to fly top leaders like the President and the Prime Minister and all of them are almost past their expiry date, the government has been warned recently.
World | Reuters | Monday February 3, 2014
Three large explosions were heard in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday, close to the defence ministry, the central bank and the former president's home, locals told Reuters.