Mos

  • MoS Home to lead Indian team in disaster conference in Bangkok 21-06-2014 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction to be held in Bangkok beginning Sunday. India will showcase the steps taken by the Government in evacuating nearly a million people during the cyclone 'Phailin' that...
  • Rijiju attends Assam SP's cremation, slain officer's son demands CBI probe 07-06-2014 02:31 PM

    Guwahati: Karbi Anglong SP and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) who were killed in an encounter with the KPLT operatives were cremated on Sunday morning in Guwahati. MoS, Home Ministry, Kiren Rijiju attended the cremation. The slain policeman's son has demanded CBI probe into his father's death saying that his...
  • Modi likely to expand his Cabinet after June 15, may induct 25 more Ministers 29-05-2014 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his Cabinet after June 15. According to sources, he is likely to take 25 more Ministers; most of them will be Ministers of State. Modi is also likely to appoint a new, fulltime defence minister. Currently the defence portfolio...
  • My remarks on Article 370 misquoted, says MoS Jitendra Singh 27-05-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS, PMO who stirred up a controversy with his remarks on the revocation of Article 370 issued a statement on Tuesday evening saying he was misquoted. Singh had stirred a hornet's nest when he said that the Narendra Modi government had started speaking to stakeholders...
  • Has merit won over politics in Narendra Modi's Cabinet? 26-05-2014 11:14 PM

    Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses...
  • How do you rate Narendra Modi's Cabinet? 26-05-2014 09:40 PM

    Narendra Modi, who was sworn in as India's Prime Minister on Monday, has a 45-member strong Council of Ministers. Out of these, 24 are Cabinet Ministers. Ten are Ministers of State with Independent Charge, while the rest are Ministers of State. He has broken the conventional experiments of ministerial quota...
  • Being MoS 'like standing in cemetery', tweets Tharoor 26-05-2014 06:31 PM

    As Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers gets ready to be sworn in, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor sought to put cold water on the enthusiasm of a host of to-be Ministers of State. "Advice to some being sworn in today: Being MoS is like standing in a cemetery, there's a lot...
  • MoS Defence Lalchand Kataria's portfolio may be changed 30-10-2012 10:02 AM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence Lalchand Kataria's portfolio is likely to be changed, sources said on Tuesday. The sources said that the Prime Minister's Office had put on hold the decision to appoint Kataria as one of the two Ministers of State for Defence. Sources said that this...
  • Combination of youth and experience: PM on Cabinet 28-10-2012 05:50 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh effected a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, giving away the major share to Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to counter the Telangana forces in the former and ex-ally Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress in the latter. ...
  • Will continue to tweet: MoS HRD Shashi Tharoor 28-10-2012 03:43 PM

    Shashi Tharoor is making a comeback after two years and controversies related to IPL and tweeting. He is now making a comeback as MoS Human Resource Development. The tech-savvy minister said he will continue to tweet. ...
  • UPA will be re-elected in 2014: Newly-inducted MoS Chiranjeevi 28-10-2012 03:16 PM

    Chiranjeevi is the new Minister of State for Tourism with Independent charge. He has been in political hibernation for the last year or so. The Congress certainly believes he is a force to reckon with in Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: The complete list of Manmohan's ministers 28-10-2012 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh effected a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, giving away the major share to Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to counter the Telangana forces in the former and ex-ally Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress in the latter. Several ministers were elevated to the Cabinet...
  • India test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile 07-10-2012 09:10 AM

    Panaji: The Indian Navy on Sunday morning successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, from a warship off the Goa coast. "The cruise missile was test-fired from guided missile frigate INS Teg--the Indian Navy's latest induction from Russia off...
  • Army test-fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos 29-07-2012 12:17 PM

    Balasore: India on Sunday test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range at Chandipur off Odisha. The missile, which has a flight range of up to 290 km, is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. "The cruise...
  • Hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile to be ready by 2017 28-06-2012 11:25 AM

    Moscow: The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, an official said. Russia and India have recently agreed to develop hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile capable of flying at speeds of Mach 5-Mach 7....
  • Indian Navy inducts stealth warship INS Teg 27-04-2012 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India inducted on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built in Russia, was handed over to its crew. INS Teg is the first of three guided missile frigates of the modified INS Talwar-class that...
  • Brahmos achieves Mach 6.5 speed during test 28-11-2011 05:08 PM

    Chennai: The latest version of Indo-Russian Brahmos cruise missile has achieved a speed of Mach 6.5 during experiments at Hyderabad and the target is to achieve Mach 7, a top DRDO official said in Chennai on Monday. "Experiments are being done in Hyderabad. We have completed tests up to Mach...
  • India test-fires BrahMos cruise missile 02-12-2010 11:23 AM

    Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday test fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said. The missile was tested from the Integrated Test Range of Chandipur in Balasore, about 230 km from here, the sources said. India and Russia are jointly designing the BrahMos missile,...
  • India test-fires BrahMos cruise missile 05-09-2010 12:28 PM

    Balasore: India on Sunday test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off Orissa coast as part of trials by the defence forces to fine-tune its capability. "It was a user's trial by the defence forces," said a Defence Research and Development Organisation...
  • India to build missile with speed 6,000 kmph 05-09-2010 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: India will soon become the first country to have cruise missiles with hyper speed of over 6,000 km per hour, as an agreement for their joint development will be signed with Russia during the visit of President Dmitry Medvedev here in December. The first unit of Kudankulam nuclear...
  • Brahmos fails the test but it's no dud 22-01-2009 03:15 AM

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  • Masand's Verdict: Be Kind Rewind, an average comedy 24-05-2008 01:08 AM

    Mumbai: Former joint-director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), K Madhavan (75), if approached by current BCCI president N Srinivasan, is willing to conduct an enquiry into the fresh spot-fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League. The IPL governing council on Tuesday suspended five players (TP Sudhindra, Mohnish Mishra,...
  • Identity confusion stops state minister from voting 19-12-2007 04:30 PM

    Chennai: New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori said his team must not lower their guard against tougher opposition after cantering to an easy 10-wicket win over Kenya in the World Cup on Sunday. Kiwi fast bowlers skittled the hapless African nation for 69 in 23.5 overs before knocking off the required...
  • Indian Army gets BrahMos power 22-06-2007 10:23 AM

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  • Army to get BrahMos missile this year 24-03-2007 02:39 AM

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  • Pakistan's answer to India's BrahMos 22-03-2007 11:20 PM

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  • Russia to deliver BrahMos missiles 05-02-2007 07:10 PM

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