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April 23, 2018


Landmark CIC order: Defence Secretary will re-examine issues relating to Liberalized Family Pension for the next of kin of deceased Defence Personnel

Newsroom24x7 Network It has been observed that there is a perceptible lack of clarity in the various circulars/orders issued by the Defence Ministry from time to time in respect of pensionery benefits on death/disability in aggravated cases and determining such entitlements in different categories. The amendments/modifications carried out by the Government from time to time have also led to the

Defence Ministry blasts Opposition for hurling accusation against Rafale deal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: After the Congress accusations that the Modi government had negotiated an overpriced deal to buy Rafale fighter jets has already been rebutted by the Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa in the past, the Defence Ministry today issued a statement asserting that “unfounded allegations are

India Singapore sign agreement for naval cooperation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi:The 2nd Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore concluded today with the signing up of an agreement for naval cooperation. Both countries had signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) in 2015 to further strengthen the longstanding defence relationship between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Indian Armed Forces. Of

Marshal of IAF and Hero of 1965 War Arjan Singh is no more

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC who served as Chief of the Air Staff, who headed the Air Force for five years from 1964 to 1969 is no more. The legendary Marshal of the Indian Air Force, who led the Air attack from the front during the 1965

Nag missile successfully test fired in Rajasthan

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: India’s indigenously developed 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag has been successfully flight tested twice by DRDO on 8-9-2017 against two different targets in the ranges of Rajasthan. The ATGM Nag missile has successfully hit both the targets under different ranges and conditions with very high accuracy as desired

Navika Sagar Parikrama – Women Naval officers to circumnavigate the globe on Indian-built sail boat INSV Tarini 

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mumbai: Six women officers of the Indian Navy are due to circumnavigate the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. They will begin their voyage later this month from Goa, and expect to return to Goa in March 2018, after completing

Self-reliance in Defence Hardware Sector is India’s top priority

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Under the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP), 2016 promulgated by the Government and brought into effect from 1 April, 2016, a new category of procurement ‘Buy Indian Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured’ has been accorded the top–most priority for procurement of Capital equipment. Under the new Defence Procurement Procedure reference has

Steps for smooth entry of private players in Defence manufacturing 

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The NDA Government at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken major policy initiatives to ease the entry of private sector in defence manufacturing. To allow smooth entry of private players in the defence manufacturing sector, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy in defence sector was reviewed in

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