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World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 23, 2015
South Korea today staged a major live-fire exercise near the disputed inter-Korean sea border despite North Korea's warning of possible "merciless" retaliation, military officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
The Defence Ministry has approved a new policy which restores "services" as eligible offsets for military deals and allows foreign firms to change their Indian partner at any time, subject to approval.
World News | Andrew Roth, The Washington Post | Sunday November 22, 2015
It could have been a scene straight out of "Dr. Strangelove" when President Vladimir Putin stepped into the Russian Ministry of Defense's brand new, three-tiered, multibillion-dollar control center this week, for a war briefing that had its fair share of movie-like pageantry.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 20, 2015
Russian's military on Thursday blasted targets across Syria with long-range strategic bombers for a third day, the defence ministry said, as Moscow pressed on with its intensified air campaign in the country.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 19, 2015
Japan will speed up the creation of a unit dedicated to gathering intelligence about terror attacks after the deadly assaults in Paris, a government spokesman said toay.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 17, 2015
The multi-billion dollar deal for purchase of 36 Rafale combat aircraft is in "final stages" of price negotiations, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 9, 2015
A Palestinian woman attacked Israeli security guards with a knife in the north of the occupied West Bank today before being shot at a checkpoint, Israel's defence ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Russia's air force has struck the area around the Islamic State-held ancient city of Palmyra, the defence ministry said on Monday, as Moscow pressed on with its bombing campaign in Syria.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
US-based taxi hailing platform Uber today said it has inked a pact with Army Welfare Placement Organisation (AWPO) under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to create opportunities for ex-servicemen on its platform.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
More than 500 Air Warriors were recently inducted in the Air Force after going through a "rigorous and intensive training curriculum".
World News | Reuters | Sunday October 25, 2015
The overall cost of replacing and maintaining Britain's nuclear deterrent will reach 167 billion pounds ($256 billion), much more than expected, according to a lawmaker's and Reuters' calculations based on official figures.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Saturday October 24, 2015
Women pilots flying fighter jets of the Indian Air Force will soon be a reality with the Ministry of Defence giving its nod for their induction in combat roles.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Former Cabinet Secretary Alok Rawat has been appointed as the first male member of the National Commission for Women, filling the fourth seat in the five-member body.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday October 20, 2015
About 20,000 people and even security personnel deployed beyond the Hill-town of Dharchula in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand along the India-China border are dependent on Nepal Telecom to communicate, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has written to defence and telecom ministries.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 19, 2015
Japan scrambled fighter jets to prevent possible incursions by Chinese planes a record high number of times for the July-September period, the Defence Ministry said today, with Tokyo and Beijing at loggerheads over disputed islets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
Close on the heels of the Indian Air Force mooting a proposal to induct women as fighter aircraft pilots, another male bastion may give way with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today stating that his ministry was looking at combat role for women in the armed forces.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
In a boost to Indian's maritime security interests, the country's west coast has been excluded from piracy High Risk Area (HRA) by a top body of the European Union after a revision of the limits. The decision, taken yesterday by European Union Chair of the Contact Group of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), will come into effect from December...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 7, 2015
An explosion on a speedboat carrying Maldives President Abudullah Yameen was an assassination attempt, the minister at his office told Reuters on Tuesday, citing the findings of international investigators.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Russian jets carried out air strikes on 12 Islamic State sites in Syria today, the defence ministry in Moscow said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Russia's Defence Ministry today dismissed as "absolute lies" claims that its jets had bombed the Syrian city of Palmyra after Syrian state TV reported the strikes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 5, 2015
Russian military jets carried out strikes on nine Islamic State sites in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said Monday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Civil Aviation Ministry has approved a Defence Ministry proposal for construction of a "Shradhanjali Sthal" at Delhi Airport for paying homage to martyred soldiers at an alternative site after objections were raised regarding the suitability of the existing spot.
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 | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday October 1, 2015
One of the most critical operational positions in the Indian Army - the Director General of Military Operations or DGMO - has been vacant for around 24 hours now. The last DGMO, Lieutenant General PR Kumar, retired on Wednesday.