Category: Defence

7th Pay Commission and Armed forces: Defence Minister gives assurance to resolve anomalies

Newsroom24x7 Impact New Delhi: India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today held a detailed discussion on the 7th Pay Commission anomalies in respect of the Armed Forces with the Service Chiefs and the members of the Armed Forces Pay Commission Cell. Following the high level discussions, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha Chairman, Chief of Staff Committee

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7th Pay Commission: “Put your act together Parrikar and stand by your forces”

Newsrokm24x7 Staff This letter to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  as stated by Capt Amarinder Singh MP ( who defeated Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Amritsar in the last election) , has gone viral on facebook. The letter that’s gone viral: “Mr Parrikar, once again you have shown your inability to understand the Services. You can

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21st Century challenges demand capable and responsive armed forces: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff Indian Army is the finest Army in the world commanding the finest soldiers that walk this Earth. – Pranab Mukherjee, President of India Chennai: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that the 21st Century is witnessing chaos and strife of a very virulent nature encompassing asymmetric warfare involving both state and non-state actors.

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Defence projects and acquisition of technology: Modi Government gives a boost to domestic private sector

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led Indian Government has taken major policy initiatives to assist the domestic private sector in acquiring indigenous technology or technology from other countries for various Defence related projects. In the financial year 2015-16, the Government has accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for proposals worth Rs.45900 Crore approximately, in

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What we could not do in Bofors, we may do in Agustawestland: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Defence Minister of India Manohar Parrikar today mounted a blistering attack on the Congress over the Augustawestland helicopter deal by concluding concluding his speech in Lok sabha today by stating “what we could not do in Borfors we may do in Agustawestland.” Parrikar accused the the previous Congress led UPA Government

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Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha underscores vision for a futuristic force

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Chief of Air Staff, air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has emphasized the need to build up mission capability of all platforms and weapon systems. He further reiterated the need for development and upkeep of infrastructure and fine tuning the human resource so as to be able to absorb induction of new

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Suicidal tendency in the Defence forces

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today told Lok Sabha that Government of India is taking measures to reduce stress and prevent incidents of suicide and fratricide in the defence forces. Parrikar told the House that the Government is working to improve the living and working conditions in Defence forces by providing better

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Defence Procurement Procedure to boost “Make in India” initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 focuses on a boost to the ‘Make in India’ -initiative of the Government of India, through Indigenous design, development and manufacturing of defence equipment, platforms & systems. The ‘Make’ procedure has been simplified to ensure increased participation of the Indian industry. Enhancing the role

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No end to infiltration from Pakistan, zero incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: There has been a sharp rise in successful cases of infiltration by terrorists along the India-Pakistan border this year. This is explicit from the fact that against 33 cases of successful infiltration and 118 infiltration attempts in 2015, the security establishment in India has recorded in the first three months of

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Defexpo 2016: DRDO will focus on the spirit of ‘Make In India’

Newsroom247 Desk New Delhi: The display of state-of-the-art military systems and technologies by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) will narrate the saga of self-reliance & national pride by focusing on the spirit of “Make in India” at Defence Expo 2016 in Goa between  28 and 31 March. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the ninth edition of

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Pathankot terror attack: counter strike near completion

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The security forces were engaged for the second consecutive day and a fierce counter strike was underway on Sunday evening to neutralize all the terrorists involved in the attack on Pathankot airbase of the Indian Air Force in Punjab. Four terrorists were killed yesterday. Two more terrorists were holed up and

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OROP will be rolled out before Diwali: Manohar Parikkar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar today evening announced that  OROP (one-rank-one pension) for ex-Defence personnel will be rolled out before Diwali. Meanwhile representatives of the agitating ex-servicemen, who are demanding immediate implementation of OROP scheme, conveyed to the media that they lack confidence in the Government. Instead of calling off their agitation

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Indian Army blasts insurgent groups along the Indo- Myanmar border

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Within days of the terrorist attack on an Army convoy in Manipur, the Indian Army today countered planned assaults and averted threats to the civilian population and security forces by conducting cross-border operations inside Myanmar and inflicted significant casualties on two separate groups of insurgents along the Indo- Myanmar border. The

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President’s message and Ode to the Martyr Soldiers

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi:President of India Pranab Mukherjee has strongly condemned the terror attack on army personnel in Chandel district of Manipur on 4 June  2015. In his message to General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, the President has said “I am extremely sad to learn about the terror attack of yesterday in which

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