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75 defence personnel in Pakistan’s custody: Govt

There are 75 missing Indian defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, who are believed to be in Pakistan’s custody, the Lok Sabha was informed today.However, presence of these missing Indians has not been acknowledged so far by Pakistan, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said in a written reply.He also said

India will soon build nuclear Submarines to attack Pakistan and China at same time

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS In a major step towards nation’s security, India has finally begun its “mother of all underwater defence deals” with Russia, Sweden, Spain, Japan, France and Germany. The motive is to build six advanced stealth submarines in collaboration with an

U.S. set to approve India’s purchase of drones before Modi visit

Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones, worth more than $2 billion, is seen in New Delhi as a key test of defence ties that flourished under former President Barack Obama but have drifted under Trump, who has courted Asian rival China as he seeks Beijing’s help to contain North Korea’s nuclear programme.The

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar against separatists’ protest

J&K: Restrictions imposed Srinagar separatists’ protest. Restrictions were today imposed in parts of the summer capital here to foil the protest call by separatists against the killing of a civilian in alleged police firing in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. District Magistrate, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told PTI the movement of people will be controlled in seven

Badal announces helpline for defence personnel, veterans

Amritsar: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said a helpline would soon be set up to address grievances of serving defence personnel and veterans in the state. He speaking here after inaugurating the Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum costing Rs 130 crore. Badal said the helpline would be set up at state

India, Russia sign key defence, economic pacts

Benaulim (Goa):  India and Russia on Saturday 16 key agreements, including a pact on missile sales and a joint venture for manufacturing helicopters, as the two countries further boosted their military ties. The other agreements signed during President Vladimir Putin’s visit for the annual India-Russia summit included: – A shareholders agreement for 226 Kamov helicopters

Parrikar meets defence chiefs after Baramulla attack

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday met the three Service chiefs in the wake of a terror attack at a Rashtriya Rifle camp in Baramulla town of Jammu and Kashmir. Army chief General Dalbir Singh, Air Force chief Marshal Arup Raha and Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba met the minister as tension continues

Amarinder asks Parrikar to stand by defence forces

Chandigarh: Taking strong exception to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asking the services chiefs to implement the seventh Pay Commission recommendations despite their objections, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today asked him to stand by the defence services and not the “babus” in the government. “The babus not only know nothing about the defence services, but

India, Vietnam deepen defence cooperation

Hanoi: India on Saturday signed an agreement to provide patrol boats and extended a $500-million line of credit in the defence sector to Vietnam in a clear sign of New Delhi boosting its presence in southeast Asia’s geopolitical scenario. India also upgraded its relationship with Vietnam from “strategic partnership” to “comprehensive strategic partnership” following delegation-level

US Navy Secretary meets S Korean Defence Minister

Seoul: South Korea’s Defence Minister held a meeting with the US Secretary of Navy here to discuss potential threats from the North Korea and ways to increase countermeasures, according to the Ministry of National Defence. Defence Minister Han Min-koo met US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at the headquarters of the Defence Ministry in

AAP comes out in MP’s defence

New Delhi: Amid a raging row over AAP MP Bhagwant Mann filming the high-security Parliament House complex, the party on Friday defended the lawmaker, saying that he was only trying to “show” the procedure of asking questions, which did not amount to security breach. “Bhagwant Mann was only trying to show to the people how

Defence officers await cash incentives

Jalandhar: If facts are any indication, youngsters from Punjab who became commissioned officers in Indian armed forces are still awaiting Rs 1 lakh cash incentive promised by state government. The cash incentive scheme was brainchild of then Finance Minister, Manpreet Badal, who wanted to give a push to Punjabi youth to join armed forces i.e.

Rousseff’s defence team to file petitions

Brasilia: The defence team for Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff said that it will file four petitions in the Supreme Federal Court on the impeachment process against her. Defence team head Jose Eduardo Cardozo said at a press conference on Friday that the petitions would be filed before Ricardo Lewandowski, Chief Justice of the Supreme