Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 23, 2013
The British soldier butchered on the streets of London by two suspected Islamists was a 25-year-old father who had fought the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Afghan President Hamid Karzai held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday night discussing the situation in the region in the backdrop of Afghanistan's keenness to enhance defence cooperation with India and get supply of "lethal and non-...
Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 18, 2013
North Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military drill, South Korea's defence ministry said.
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 7, 2013
The end of a 20-day face-off with China in Ladakh came after intense diplomatic pressure, including the threat that India was willing to scale down its relations with its neighbour if the latter did not withdraw a platoon camped on Indian territory s...
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday May 1, 2013
India and China are far from resolving a border deadlock in Ladakh, but the armies of the two countries are on schedule to hold joint military exercises this October in the Chengdu military region in China.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (RAC MiG) has signed a contract with India's defence ministry on the training of Indian pilots on operating carrier-based aircraft, RAC MiG Director General Sergei Korotkov told Itar-Tass in an interview.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 23, 2013
South Korea's defence minister received a package containing a threatening letter and suspicious powder on Tuesday, in what his ministry described as an attempted act of "terror".
Raj Kumar Sahu | Monday April 22, 2013
The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) eased the conditions imposed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 31 oil and gas blocks. Out of the 31 blocks cleared, 13 blocks belong to Reliance Industries-BP (RIL-BP), 15 blocks are of government-owned Oil...
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday April 22, 2013
After a nearly week-long face-off, the assessment at the highest level is that the Chinese will eventually withdraw but will use this 'occupation' to lay claims to the area at a later stage of border negotiations.
Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday April 17, 2013
A meeting called by Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, where he allegedly made changes to a report that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would submit three days later to the Supreme Court, could prove to be perilous for the government and the inves...
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the Defence Ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the Services headquarters soon in this regard.
Sunday April 14, 2013
Government is likely to offload 10 per cent stake in defence equipment maker Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) through an initial public offer in the second half of the current fiscal year.
Reuters | Friday April 12, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned North Korea on Friday it would be a "huge mistake" to test launch a medium-range missile and said the United States would never accept the reclusive country as a nuclear power.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday April 12, 2013
Earlier this month, in a rather unusual move, the Indian Air Force (IAF) strongly refuted a report that it was working on a Plan B should its negotiations fail to buy 126 combat jets from Dassault Aviation.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 8, 2013
The hackers associated with the activist group Anonymous reportedly hit the websites of the premier's office, the defence ministry and the education ministry.