Ministry Of Defence

  • J&K situation stable but fragile: Defence Ministry 20-02-2014 09:38 PM

    The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "fragile" with Pakistan's "proxy war" continuing in the state amid a rise in incidents of ceasefire violations and terror infrastructure remaining intact in the neighbouring country, the Ministry of Defence has said. The ministry has cautioned that the terror infrastructure across the...
  • AgustaWestland: Christian Michael's role baffles Indian investigators 10-01-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: A joint team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Ministry of Defence is investigating the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal and interrogating Guido Hashcke, the other middleman in the deal. But it is Christian Michael whose name has again come up as the real key in the...
  • Jet in 'near miss' with UFO close to Heathrow 05-01-2014 10:32 PM

    A terrified pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss in which a rugby ball-shaped UFO passed within a few feet of his aircraft while flying near Heathrow Airport, baffling aviation authorities London. The captain of the A320 Airbus told British aviation authorities who have investigated the incident...
  • LoC killings: Blame game within the government on Antony's statement 08-08-2013 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be a divide within the government on Defence Minister AK Antony's statement in Parliament on the Poonch LoC killings of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops. The Ministry of Defence sources have told CNN-IBN that Antony's statement was vetted by the PMO and changed to...
  • Govt's refutes ex-NSG commando's allegations 22-11-2012 06:02 PM

    The Government of India on Thursday dismissed the allegations by a former Armyman and National Security Guard commando Naik Surender Singh that he was not paid his dues. The Ministry of Defence issued a press release and countered the allegations levelled by Singh as well as Arvind Kejriwal that the...
  • Abducted sailors' families seek PM help 10-03-2011 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: For the families of the crew on-board the MV Suez, the bus journey from Rohtak to Delhi has become a regular affair. Six Indians are being held hostage by Somali pirates off the Gulf of Aden. Their families have been doing the rounds of government offices hoping to...
  • India to sign defence deals worth $ 42 billion 27-02-2011 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: India is in the process of signing defence deals worth nearly $42 billion, including a $10.4-billion deal for 126 multi-role combat aircraft, making it one of the most attractive markets for both global and domestic arms industry, an industry study has concluded. The joint study by industry body...
  • Does anyone care for captive Indian sailors? 15-02-2011 11:33 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Does anyone care for captive Indian sailors?' ...
  • Govt remains apathetic to captive Indian sailors 15-02-2011 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: These are dangerous times for Indian sailors. 27 of them are presently held hostage by Somali pirates with not much help being offered by the authorities. In the case of six sailors taken hostage last March when their vessel MV Iceberg was hijacked, it is now one year...
  • European chopper deal lands Govt in choppy weather 19-12-2007 12:07 AM

    New Delhi: One of the brightest stars in Indian cricket nowadays is Virat Kohli. Not only has he come a long way from the day he made his first international appearance against Sri Lanka, the 100 not out he made in his debut World Cup match against Bangladesh on Saturday...
  • Min of Defence says so no security to Reliance oil unit 04-12-2007 02:01 AM

    London: Chris Tremlett has been rewarded for his exploits in the Ashes series by being awarded an incremental contract by England for 2010-11. The Surrey fast bowler qualified for the contract having played for England in the final three Ashes Tests and three one-day internationals in the tour of Australia....