India seals historic airbus military aircraft deal, Ratan Tata says “bold step”

New Delhi, September 24  The Defence Ministry today inked a nearly ₹ 20,000 crore deal with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 ‘C-295’ medium transport aircraft which…

Notification allowing women in NDA to be released by May, Defence Ministry tells Supreme Court

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 21 The Defence Ministry has informed the Supreme Court that a notification allowing women candidates to appear for the entrance exam to the…

Defence Ministry issues formal tender for mega submarine programme: Report

New Delhi, July 22  The Defence Ministry on Tuesday issued the request for proposal (RFP) or the formal tender to domestically build six conventional submarines for the navy at a…

DMA seeks RTI exemption for forces in view of national security

New Delhi, July 9 The Department of Military Affairs (DMA), one of five key departments under the defence ministry, recently made a strong push for exemption of the armed forces…

Rs 498 cr okayed to boost innovation in defence

New Delhi, June 14 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a budgetary support of Rs 498.8 crore to Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)-Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five…

Defence Ministry passes Rs 43,000 cr budget to build 6 high tech submarines

New Delhi, June 4 The defence ministry on Friday cleared a project worth ₹43,000 crore for building six advanced submarines in the country under the government’s ‘strategic partnership’ (SP) model…

New list of 108 defense items banned for import

New Delhi, June 1 Adding to the existing list of 101 defence items banned for import, the Ministry of Defence has released a list of 108 more items to be…