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'India can secure its borders,' Parrikar's reply to Pak nuke threat
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'India can secure its borders,' Parrikar's reply to Pak nuke t...

Dismissing his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif's statement on the use of nuclear weapons, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that India is capable of securing its borders. "Answer to every question is not necessary. I am the defence minister of India, not Pakistan. India is capable of securing its borders," he said. The minister asked to comment on Asif's statement that use of nuclear weapons was an option as they were not kept merely for show but as deterrents. Asif had ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
WILL THE PRIME MINISTER BE ABLE TO DEFEAT THE ARMS MAFIA? Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 6 days ago
Times of India

Ministry invites bids for combat vehicles

The defence ministry has invited 10 companies to bid for a Rs 60,000-crore project to manufacture futuristic infantry combat vehicles (FICVs) in India. Several major players like Tata, Mahindra, Larsen and Toubro, Pipavav, Bharat Forge and Punj Lloyd have ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Defence ministry to directly disburse Rs 51,000-crore pension, benefitting 24 lakh ex-servicemen  Economic Times2 months ago Defence Min to directly disburse Rs 51,000-cr pension; to benefit 24 lakh ex-servicemen  Economic Times2 months ago

Defence Ministry considering major make in India projects today; AD guns, Brahmos missiles on agenda

The Army is also expected to get a new regiment of 'Steep Dive Capability' Brahmos missiles for use in the mountain areas of the North East.
 Economic Times1 month ago
DNA

Civilian planes to have flexible access to restricted airspace

The Defence Ministry has agreed to allow civilian aircraft to fly in "restricted" airspace when it is not in use -- a move which, once implemented, would help cut flying time besides reducing costs for the carriers. Domestic carrier SpiceJet has already ...
 DNA2 months ago
NigerianHerald.com

Lariam: Select committee to consider inquiry over MoD's use of anti-malarial drug

Growing fears over the mental health of soldiers taking Lariam have prompted the commons defence select committee to consider an inquiry into the Ministry of Defence's continued use of the anti-malarial drug.... Published By: Independent.co.uk
 NigerianHerald.com1 week ago Army 'should end malaria drug use'  BBC1 week ago MOD Under Pressure To Stop Prescribing Anti-Malaria Drug Lariam  Forces TV1 week ago
New Indian Express

PMO directly involved in efforts to resolve OROP issue, says Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. (Photo: PTI) Parrikar said that some time should be given to resolve the matter New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve the One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) issue and the government ...
 Asian Age2 days ago OROP: PMO directly involved in efforts to resolve the issue, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  Indian Express2 days ago Parrikar says PMO involved in efforts to resolve OROP issue  Hindustan Times2 days ago PMO making efforts to resolve OROP issue: Parrikar  The Statesman2 days ago
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Hindustan Times

Pak spy agencies may hack defence, foreign ministries, warns govt

The Union home ministry has issued an advisory to six ministries that Pakistani intelligence agencies are planning to 'infiltrate' into their internal communication in order to retrieve classified information. The security advisory was sent to ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago PMB Scrutinises Govt Agencies As Nation Awaits Ministers  Leadership1 week ago Pakistan Planning to Hack Indian Defence Ministry Network, Says Government  International Business Times India3 weeks ago Pak hackers are preparing for a major strike!  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Islamic State group accused of using chemical weapons on Iraqi Kurds

Baghdad: The German Defence Ministry and Kurdish fighters say the Islamic State group may have used chemical weapons in an attack in northern Iraq. A ministry statement on Thursday says some 60 Kurdish fighters suffered from breathing difficulties ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago 01:28US mounts probe into IS 'chemical weapons attack'  Irish Independent2 weeks ago Investigation into claims of chemical weapon use by IS group  Breaking News.ie2 weeks ago
Rediff.com

Why India still hasn't built a combat vehicle

Defence ministry incompetence hobbles development of battle-taxis for the Indian Army, discovers Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The Future Infantry Combat Vehicle project was approved in 2008, but has seen practically no progress since then Incompetence dogs the defence ministry's plan to harness Indian defence companies to develop a 'Future Infantry Combat Vehicle' -- FICV, an armoured battle-taxi for the infantry to keep pace with tanks. The ministry started out well by deciding to buy the FICV in the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago India, Myanmar decide to broadbase defence, security co-opn  Deccan Herald1 month ago Focus on Indo-Myanmar border: Rajnath  Deccan Herald1 month ago Inside the complex mind of India's forgotten PM  India Today2 days ago
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Fresh talks on with Sikorsky for S-70B Seahawk helicopters

The defence ministry has started fresh cost negotiations with the US firm Sikorsky for purchase of 16 multi-role naval helicopters, Lok Sabha was told on Friday. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the procurement proposal for the helicopters is being processed in accordance with the defence procurement procedure and the request for price escalation was not found acceptable by the Contract Negotiation Committee. "The vendor has been informed accordingly," he ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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