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  • Aim to be first to respond to crises in neighbourhood: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As India launched 'Operation Maitri' to support the quake-relief efforts in Nepal, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the aim of the government is to be the first to respond to any crisis in the neighbourhood and to do so in a "quick span of time". He...
  • Air conditioner vest developed for troops posted in desert: Manohar Parrikar Yesterday

    New Delhi: An air conditioner vest has been developed for soldiers posted in the desert by premier defence research laboratory DRDO and its performance evaluation has been completed under lab conditions. The prototype of portable Man Mounted Air Conditioning System (MMACS) for desert operations, has been developed by the Defence...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • Pacheco case: Activist now files police case against Manohar Parrikar 2 days ago

    Panaji: Social activist and lawyer Aires Rodrigues, whose petition led to a court in Panaji to issue warrant for search of the official residence of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Friday filed a police case against the former Goa chief minister for "harbouring" the absconding state minister Fransisco Miccky...
  • Searching Manohar Parrikar's residence will embarrass nation: Goa government 3 days ago

    Panaji: A Goa court has stayed a warrant issued by a lower court to search the official residence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi to trace convicted former state minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco as the state government held that execution of the order will be an embarrassment to the...
  • Haryana government to construct check dams in Shivalik foothills 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar government would construct small and big check dams in the Shivalik foothills for tapping rain water for irrigation purposes. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has directed the forest department to carry out a survey for the construction of small check dams and similar survey by...
  • Exercise financial prudence: Manohar Parrikar to Armed Forces 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday asked the Army, Air Force and the Navy to exercise "financial prudence" and optimise all available resources even as he reiterated his government's commitment to modernization of the Armed Forces. Manohar Parrikar, who had earlier asked the Indian Armed Forces to prioritise its...
  • Goa court stays search warrant for Manohar Parrikar's Delhi house 3 days ago

    Panaji: A Goa district court has stayed a warrant issued by a local court to search the official residence of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi to trace former state minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco who is reported to be absconding since his conviction in a 2006 assault case. Hours after...
  • Pacheco case: Panaji court issues warrant to search Manohar Parrikar's Delhi residence 4 days ago

    Panaji: A local court on Wednesday issued a warrant to search Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's official residence in Delhi to trace former Goa minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco who is reported to be absconding for a fortnight since his conviction in a 2006 assault case. The Judicial Magistrate First Class, Bosco Roberts,...
  • Yoga to be taught during first period in Haryana schools 4 days ago

    Samalkha: Yoga would be taught in schools during the first period to align students with Indian civilization and culture, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Tuesday. The move comes as the state government is making efforts to make yoga a mandatory part of the curriculum. The minister said rules were being framed...
  • Haryana government to grant cabinet minister status to Ramdev today 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government will felicitate yoga teacher Ramdev, the brand ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in the state, on Tuesday in Sonipat, a senior minister said. "A felicitation programme will be organised in the honour of Ramdev on April 21 in Sonipat where he will sign an agreement...
  • Government paying full attention to Yamuna's cleanliness: Haryana CM Khattar April 14, 2015

    Kurukshetra: The Haryana government is playing a proactive role in ensuring cleanliness of river Yamuna, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday. Treatment plants are being set up at various points along the river where sewerage is released, he told reporters here. "Such plants have already been set up in Delhi...
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  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar April 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • Parrikar backs Narendra Modi's deal to buy 36 Rafale jets, says it's good for India April 13, 2015

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has come out strongly in defence of the Rafale fighter jet deal with France signed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In an interview with IBN7, Parrikar said that deal has been signed for 36 Rafale fighters which is good for the country as defence purchases...
  • Centre scraps $20 billion MMRCA deal for 126 Rafale jets for IAF, LCA Tejas to replace MiG-21 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a surprising decision which is likely to have a major impact on the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Centre has scrapped the $20 billion Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal for purchase of 126 Rafale fighter jets which was negotiated by the previous United Progressive Alliance government....
  • Lessons from Gita, other holy books will be included in school syllabus: Haryana CM April 12, 2015

    Gurgaon: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that lessons from 'Gita' and other holy books would be included in the syllabus of schools for imbibing moral values among students while also declaring that a university will be set up in Gurgaon. According to an official statement, Khattar made...
  • Border rail network deal to be signed in two weeks: Manohar Parrikar April 11, 2015

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the Defence and Railway ministries will sign an MoU in the next two weeks for expansion of rail network in border areas. "(Railway Minister) Suresh Prabhu and I have already discussed the issue. I have received a call from Prabhu's office that the...
  • Indian Railways to build station near Chinese border April 11, 2015

    Panaji: Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. "A draft of the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is ready and will be signed soon," Parrikar said, adding he has spoken in detail about the project to Railway...
  • Janata Parivar merger will not pose any challenge to BJP: Murali Manohar Joshi April 11, 2015

    Patna: Veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister Murali Manohar Joshi on Saturday said Janata Parivar merger process would not pose any difficulty to the party. "The merger is yet to happen so there is not much to be said about it. It is just an effort by the Janata Parivar...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Digvijaya Singh mocks Modi government, says PM buying fighter jets and Defence Minister fish April 11, 2015

    NEw Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday mocked Narendra Modi government's mantra 'Minimum government and maximum governance'. The remarks came at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in on a three-nation tour to France, Germany and Canada. Singh tweeted, "When PM was buying fighter aircrafts in France...
  • IAF will induct Rafale fighter jets within 2 years, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a new Rafale fighter deal with France. He said Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) within a span of two years. India has decided to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in...
  • India giving befitting reply to militants: Manohar Parrikar April 8, 2015

    Kanpur: Claiming that there has been a decline in the number of infiltration bids along the Indo-Pak border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said the country is giving a befitting reply to militants and this year around 30 insurgents have been killed in encounters. "India has started giving a befitting...
  • Over 1,000 Indians evacuated from Yemen on Monday, several still stranded April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: External Affairs Ministry on Monday said 1000 more Indians stuck in Yemen have been evacuated. 574 left Sana'a on three flights, while 479 were evacuated on board INS Mumbai from Al Hudaydah. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said all major evacuations will be complete by Monday evening. But many...
  • All Indians to be brought back from Yemen by Monday evening: Manohar Parrikar April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Almost all Indians would be evacuated from strife-torn Yemen by Monday evening, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said as he praised the Navy for facilitating safe return of people from the Arab country where fighting is raging between security forces and Houthi rebels. "Almost all Indians would be evacuated from the...
  • Caste politics in Bihar: RJD workers 'purify' Ram Manohar Lohia's statue after Manjhi garlands it April 6, 2015

    Patna: Caste politics continues to dominate Bihar as Rashtriya Janata Dal workers performed a purification ritual after former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi garlanded the statue of freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia in Supaul. The Janata Dal United has hit out at the RJD for the move. "We condemn this move....
  • Khemka is an efficient officer, the transfer is a routine: Haryana CM April 2, 2015

    Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Wednesday was once again transferred to an inconsequential posting by the BJP government in Haryana. ...