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01 Sep 2017


VVIP chopper scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief Tyagi

The CBI has filed a charge sheet against former IAF chief SP Tyagi in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

16 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

RTI on Modi and Manmohan Singh foreign trips denied

Another RTI request by Nutan Thakur seeking information on costs incurred in international trips by PM Modi and Manmohan Singh was denied.

20 Jun 2017


Tata-Lockheed Martin sign deal to manufacture advanced F-16s in India

Tata Advanced Systems Ltd and US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Corp. have signed a deal to manufacture the iconic F-16 fighter jets in India.

13 Jun 2017


IAF to conduct limited trials for F-16/Gripen warplanes

The Indian Air Force will be conducting limited trials of the US-built Lockheed Martin F-16 and Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jets.

12 Jun 2017


Strategic Partnership Model: India to kick-start Rs. 60,000 crore submarine-project

India is set to commence an ambitious Rs. 60,000 crore submarine project, termed Project 75 (I), the first of its kind under the Strategic Partnership model launched last month.

05 Jun 2017


US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said America recognizes India "as a major defense partner."

05 Jun 2017


Chinese helicopters intrude Indian airspace: IAF commences probe

Marking fourth such incident, two Zhiba helicopters of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) intruded into Indian airspace, hovering over the Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.

04 Jun 2017


Soon women will join men in combat: Army Chief

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat in his historic announcement said that the Indian Army was planning to open combat positions for women.

03 Jun 2017


A look at India's nuclear weapons capabilities

On June 2, India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile.

01 Jun 2017

Indian Navy

Navy chief says 4 companies have expressed interest for jets

Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said four defense companies have expressed interest in providing it 57 multi-role combat fighter jets for its aircraft carrier.

31 May 2017


AgustaWestland scam: Delhi HC stops SP Tyagi traveling abroad

Shashindra Pal Tyagi, former Indian Air Force Chief and co-accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, was stopped by the Delhi HC from travelling to Indonesia, revoking a trial court order that had earlier given him permission.

26 May 2017


Wreckage of missing Sukhoi aircraft found in Assam

Four days after a Sukhoi-30 aircraft went missing near the Sino-Indian border, its wreckage was spotted close to its last known position near Tezpur.

25 May 2017


Missing Sukhoi-30- Indian Air Force says search on

Two days ago, the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft with 2 of its pilots went missing soon after taking off from Tezpur base, Assam.

24 May 2017


Pakistani jets fly over Siachen, but Indian airspace untouched

One day after India launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani military outposts along the Line of Control, jets from Islamabad flew over Siachen, reported media.

23 May 2017


IAF's Su-30 goes missing near Sino-Indian border

A Sukhoi 30 MKI figher aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing near the Sino-Indian border. Sources said the jet lost contact with radar when it was 60km north of Tezpur in Assam.

20 May 2017


China's new attack helicopter takes maiden flight

China has unveiled the Z-19E, an indigenously developed attack helicopter aimed at the growing arms export market.

13 May 2017


India test fires Spyder surface to air missile system

Amidst escalating tensions with Pakistan, India recently successfully tested Spyder missiles acquired from Israel, taking it one step closer to their deployment along the borders.

05 May 2017


Agni-II test fire fails to achieve desired parameters

India test-fired its Agni-II missile from an island near the Odisha coast.

24 Apr 2017


New doctrine would facilitate Army, Navy, IAF co-ordination: Defence Ministry

The Union Defence Ministry is set to formally release India's Joint Defence Doctrine this week.

14 Apr 2017


Make in India: UK offers India defence technology for weapons

The United Kingdom has offered India cutting-edge defence technology for co-producing weapon systems to jointly become the "world beaters" in arms exports.

08 Apr 2017


Indo-Israeli defence partnership: $2bn deals signed ahead of Modi visit

India and Israel recently entered into major defence deals worth $2 billion for manufacture of Surface to Air Missiles (SAM). This is seen as a move to bolster bilateral ties ahead of PM Modi's visit to Tel Aviv in July.

21 Mar 2017


Indo-US logistics pact faces delays

The much awaited Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement between India and the US is reportedly facing several bureaucratic hurdles due to slow-decision making on the Indian side.

20 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal train blast accused attempted to flee to Syria

Authorities revealed that the individuals arrested in connection with the Bhopal train blast attempted to flee the country and go to Syria or Iraq.

17 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal train blast: A 'gift' from ISIS to India

Ongoing investigations into the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast of 7th March have disclosed that the incident was meant to be an 'announcement' of the arrival of the Islamic State (IS) in India.

10 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Ex-IAF officer mastermind of Bhopal-Ujjain train blast

A former Indian Air Force (IAF) officer was among the two people caught by the UP Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast.

09 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Telangana intel experts knew of Ujjain train blast beforehand

Telangana intelligence experts were closely following the online activities of alleged ISIS members including Saifullah, reportedly linked to the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast, before the execution of their terror plan. But they missed the implementation narrowly due to lag in decrypting.

08 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Ujjain train blast: ISIS' first strike in India

A low-intensity blast generated in the Bhopal-Ujjain train on Tuesday was the first attack by an IS module in India, and left 10 people injured.

07 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal-Ujjain train blast: MP's IG confirms it is terror attack

Eight passengers have been injured after the blast aboard the Bhopal-Ujjain train this morning. The injured have been admitted to the hospital.

07 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Blast in Bhopal-Ujjain train injures 6

Six people were injured after an explosion went off in one of the compartments of the Bhopal-Ujjain express when it was near Kalapipal town in Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh.

24 Feb 2017


IAF 'Super Hercules' in another crash

A C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft which was involved in an unusual accident while taxing at a Ladakh airfield is now the subject of a high-level court inquiry.

22 Feb 2017

Air Force

IAF Sergeant, wife arrested for murdering an IAF Corporal

A Sergeant with the Indian Air Force (IAF) along with his wife was arrested by the Bathinda Police for murdering his colleague.

14 Feb 2017


Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.

Rolls-Royce suffered record loss in 2016

Owing to settlement of bribery and the weaker pound, engineering-giant Rolls Royce has reported a record loss of £4.6 billion.

13 Feb 2017


North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

Bengaluru residents are spending noisy days as jets keep roaring by ahead of Aero India, scheduled from February 14 at Yelahanka airbase.

13 Jan 2017

Masood Azhar

China tries to block Chhota Rajan's shooter's extradition

China has allegedly pressured the Thai government from extraditing Munna Jhingada to India; he is accused of shooting Chhota Rajan in Bangkok 17 years ago.

13 Jan 2017


China dissuades Vietnam against India missile deal

Reports in the Chinese media suggest that China may pressurize Vietnam to abandon negotiations for Akash surface-to-air missile systems from New Delhi.

11 Jan 2017

Masood Azhar

China will seal border with Pakistan to curb terrorism

According to reports, the head of the Xinjiang government wants to tighten security along the China-Pakistan border "to prevent terrorists from entering or leaving the region" illegally in 2017.

10 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

No bills for PM's flights on IAF planes

An RTI query filed by Commodore (Retd) Lokesh Batra revealed that the IAF has raised no bills for the PM's travel aboard IAF aircraft.

10 Jan 2017

Masood Azhar

Unfettered support to Pakistan may hurt China

Mao Siwei, a retired Chinese diplomat, recently wrote a blog critiquing his government's decisions to block India's attempts at banning the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar at the UN.

09 Jan 2017


India discusses sale of Akash missiles to Vietnam

Sources revealed that India is discussing the sale of the indigenously developed Akash surface-to-air missiles (SAM) to Vietnam.

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