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Sitharaman becomes 1st Defence Minister to visit Balbir Forward Post

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday visited the Balbir Forward Post in Jammu and Kashmir and met troops of the 28th Infantry Division. She became the first Defence Minister ever to visit the post. Sitharaman also held discussions with Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal on Friday on his two-day official visit. He landed in Janakpur where he was received by Defence Minister Ishwor Pokhrel, Chief Minister of Province-2 Lal Babu Raut, and other senior Nepal government officials.Three helipads were constructed at the Janakpur Airport

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 Indo-China war, with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday, calling upon the present political establishment to ensure that the defence forces are fully prepared now, in view of the fresh

Don't cut soldiers' kids education fund

They gave their life for us, Don’t cut soldiers’ kids education fund, says Navy chief

Don’t cut soldiers’ kids education fund: Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar appealed to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to withdraw a government order that is attempting to limit educational reimbursement to children of martyred or disabled soldiers. Admiral Lanba, who is also  Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee, wrote: “this small gesture

Would encourage Indian Naval ships to come to Singapore: Defence Minister

New Delhi, Nov 29, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Wednesday said he would “encourage” Indian Naval ships to visit Changi Naval Base in Singapore, close to the South China Sea, more often. He also said that Singapore wants more activities in both the Strait of Malacca and Andaman Sea. Ng was speaking at

India will not deploy Indian troops in Afghanistan: Sitharaman

India will not deploy Indian troops in Afghanistan: Sitharaman

India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday ruled out the possibilities of deploying troops in troubled Afghanistan. she has given this statement on the arrival of US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in New Delhi. India lend his hand in the peace establishing process of Afghanistan and India stand with US in case of Afghanistan, said

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Nirmala Sitharaman : Army to clean tourist locations

Nirmala Sitharaman : Army to clean tourist locations. High-altitude tourists locations in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and the Northeastern states will soon be cleaned by Indian Army, said Defense minster Nirmala Sitharaman.She said this during a programme in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, on Saturday. She rewarded officers and civilians of eight cantonments (Kasauli, Dagshai, Subathu, Jutogh,

Nirmila Sitharaman new defence minister takes charge from today

Nirmila Sitharaman takes over as defence minister today

Nirmila Sitharaman new defence minister. New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman who has become the new defence minister of the country took over the post on Thursday. She is the country’s first woman defence minister. Although, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has also been the defense minister but she was the part time minister and retained the post

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman showing her 'achaar' making skills

New Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman showing her ‘achaar’ making skills in a video

New Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman showing her ‘achaar’ making skills in a video, yes thats true, a female minister with powerful portfolio in India making preparing Avakaya pickle. Avakaya is Telgu for mango pickle. Nirmala Sitharaman is sitting on the floor with her mother in the video, dressed in a simple salwaar kameez. This video already went viral. People on Twitter commented in

Nirmila Sitharaman: From sales girl to Minister of Defence

Nirmila Sitharaman: From sales girl to Minister of Defence

Nirmila Sitharaman has created history as she is the second woman after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to hold the post of Minister of Defence. She will be the first full time defence minister.   Arun Jaitley will look after defense for two days when Sitharaman will assume the charge of the minister. Jaitley was given the

Nirmala Sitharaman Defence Minister second woman after Indira Gandhi

Nirmala Sitharaman second woman after Indira Gandhi to become Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman Defence Minister. Newly-appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is only the second woman after late Indira Gandhi to become the Defence Minister of India, and the first one to take full time charge.While Indira Gandhi was additionally the Prime Minister of India when she took charge as the Defence Minister, Sitharaman has been entrusted with complete responsibility of

PM Modi congratulates Manohar Parrikar on poll victory

PM Modi congratulates Manohar Parrikar on poll victory

PM Modi congratulates Manohar Parrikar on poll victory. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on winning the Panaji Assembly bypoll, which he described as “impressive”. Parrikar, the former Defence Minister won by 4803 votes, defeating his rival from Congress Girish Chodankar.The Prime Minister also congratulated BJP’s Vishwajit Rane on his

AC jackets for Indian Special Forces soon: Parrikar

AC jackets for Indian Special Forces soon: Parrikar

Trials for introducing air-conditioned(AC) jackets jackets for the Indian Special Forces soldiers are on, former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. “In a Special Forces operation, there is extensive exercise. Body heats up, he (soldier) is very uncomfortable. At that time if he has an AC jackets , he is more

Shiv Sena says Parrikar was ‘a failure’ as defence minister

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he was a complete failure as the defence minister of the country, while commenting over an alleged video circulated on the social media. The video quoted the Goa Chief Minister saying that he may go back to the Centre

Terrorists in Under Great Pressure: Arun Jaitely

Defense Minister Arun Jaitley said during a television programme that Terrorists in Kashmir are now ‘under pressure’ and the financial crunch caused by demonetization.   The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on foreign funding has checked illegal activities in Jammu and Kashmir in a large scale.”The Minister also mentioned that demonetization has impacted terror funding significantly “Today

Surgical strike was Result of TV Anchor’s Insultive Question

New Delhi, PTI. Former Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said that the planned strike of Indian soldiers in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) had already been formed 15 months before the attack. He said that in 2015 the army had launched an anti-militant campaign on the Myanmar border.After this, a TV anchor asked an abusive question from

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Common entrance test examination for military on 28th may at Ludhiana

Common entrance test examination for military on 28th may at Ludhiana. Those candidates who passed there tests in marathon can get there admission card on 23rd may – Carnal Kamal Kishore. Military board held marathon race and medical check-up for exams from 18th April to 26th April at dholewal military complex, Ludhiana for candidates from

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Shiv Sena slams Centre over absence of ‘full-time’ Defence Minister

Shiv Sena slams Centre over absence of ‘full-time’ Defence Minister. The Shiv Sena in its Saamana editorial blatantly attacked the Centre over its manner of handling the current situation Kashmir in the most ‘casual’ manner. The Shiv Sena also criticized the Government for its casual approach towards the alarming situation in Kashmir, stating that the Centre seems

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Indian Army competent to take action on mutilation issue: Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the Indian Army was capable and competent and will take appropriate action in the wake of the mutilation of bodies of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) early this week.“The Indian Army is disciplined. It responded in an effective manner

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Canada’s defence minister Harjit Singh sajjan’s apology in parliament.

India based Harjit Singh Canada’s defence minister  said sorry on monday for his words spoken about Claiming the architect of largest battle in Afghanistan during his  speech in india. “ Sajjan  apologized on facebook that I made a mistake ‎in describing my role, “I wish to retract that description and apologize for it. I am