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 | 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 | 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 | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Ukraine urgently evacuated hundreds of residents today from the site of a series of fuel depot blasts near Kiev that set off a ferocious fire and left several people missing and at least one confirmed dead.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said a clear set of guidelines will be issued to resolve problems between military establishments and civil authorities of different cantonment boards in the country.
Wednesday June 3, 2015
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) bagged a contract worth Rs 468 crore from the Ministry of Defence for the design and construction of a floating dock for the Indian Navy (FDN).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said his ministry had completed all formalities in respect of the one rank-one pension' (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen and nobody should try to "politicise" the issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 23, 2015
Former Defence Minister AK Antony today raised several questions over the Rafale fighter jet deal, wondering whether the Finance Ministry and Defence Acquisition Council were taken on board while clinching the agreement with France.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
Senior IAS officer G Mohan Kumar was today appointed as new Defence Secretary for a two-year term.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 22, 2015
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said Friday the Kremlin was doing all it could to secure the release of two men that Ukraine says are captured Russian soldiers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
French special forces killed two key jihadist leaders in a raid in Mali, one of whom has been linked to the kidnapping and execution of foreigners, the defence ministry said Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Lithuania on Tuesday located a missing private plane at the bottom of the Baltic sea, but its two pilots were nowhere to be found, the Baltic state's defence ministry said.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Defence Ministry has agreed to buy 56 planes from Airbus for $1.87 billion, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi moves to modernise the country's military, an official said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 14, 2015
Iraq's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday the deputy commander of the Islamic State group had been killed in an air strike in the north of the country, but the US military denied coalition air forces had conducted such an attack.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
China's defence ministry said on Saturday that a US report on its military which accused Beijing of ramping up land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea distorted facts, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
An inter-ministerial team comprising senior officials from ministries of Home, Defence, External Affairs and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today left for Nepal to coordinate rescue and relief operations in the quake-hit country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that his ministry would be taking pro-active measures to encourage private players in defence sector in tune with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Make in India."