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Neeraj Chopra Felicitated By Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Renames Army Stadium After Tokyo Olympic Gold Medallist

Aug 27, 2021 PTI

Rajnath also re-named the Army Sports Institute Stadium after Neeraj Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at Tokyo Olympics

US Carried Out Airstrikes In Afghanistan, Says Pentagon

Jul 23, 2021 PTI

Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.


Russia Successfully Test Launches Hypersonic Missile

Russia's Defence Ministry said the missile was launched from an Admiral Groshkov frigate located in the White Sea, in the north of Russia

Army Chief Meets Italian Defence Minister, Discusses Military Cooperation

Jul 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Chief of Army Staff is on a two-day visit on the second leg of his two-nation tour of the UK and Italy.


'Kamikaze' Terror Drones Now A Tactical Weapon With Strategic Impact

How do we tackle these unseen and untracked monsters in skies?

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30 June, 2021

India To Roll Out New System To Deal With Drone Attacks, Other Emerging Challenges

Outlook Web Bureau

A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has taken key decisions in this regard.


27 June, 2021

Jammu IAF Attack: Drone Probably First Time Came 15-km Inside Indian Territory

Tarun Upadhyay

What has raised concern this time is the distance travelled by drone and that too without being detected.


27 June, 2021

Classified UK Defence Documents With Secret Information About Warship Found At Bus Stop

Outlook Web Bureau

An employee of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) had reported the loss of the documents last week.


23 June, 2021

Gen Rawat Chairs Meeting To Iron Out Differences On Rolling Out Theatre Commands

Outlook Web Bureau

The sources said though the Army and the Navy were in favour of rolling out of the theatre commands, the Air Force has some reservations over them.


08 May, 2021

DRDO's Anti-Covid Drug Gets DCGI's Nod For Emergency Use

Outlook Web Bureau

'The drug is expected to save precious lives due to the mechanism of operation of the drug in infected cells. This also reduces the hospital stay of COVID-19 patients,' the defence ministry said.


30 April, 2021

Rajnath Singh Grants Emergency Financial Powers To Armed Forces To Fight Covid Crisis

Outlook Web Bureau

The emergency powers were sanctioned to the armed forces last year too when the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out.


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21 March, 2021

India Has World’s Fourth Strongest Military: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

A study released by defence website ‘Military Direct’ stated that China has the world’s strongest military, closely followed by the US and India


14 March, 2021

Peace Has Returned To Assam Under BJP Rule: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

'The condition in Assam has improved a lot. The state is on the path of progress', said Rajnath Singh as he addressed his maiden election rally in Assam.


07 March, 2021

Indo-China Border Row: PM Modi Lauds Military For Its 'Resolute Dedication'

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the remark while addressing the valedictory session of the Combined Commanders Conference.


21 February, 2021

India Signs USD 50 Million Defence Agreement With Maldives To Boost Maritime Capabilities

Outlook Web Bureau

Jaishnakar, who is in Maldives on a two-day visit, held discussions with Maldivian Defence Minister Mariya Didi.


19 February, 2021

India Successfully Test Fires Indigenously Developed Anti-Tank Missile

Outlook Web Bureau

Described as one of the most advanced anti-tank weapons in the world by the defence ministry, the missiles were test-fired at Rajasthan's Pokhran deserts


08 February, 2021

Security Forces Have Restricted Pakistan's Acts To Border Only: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

The minister also informed the House that 11 Rafale fighter jets have arrived in the country and the number will reach 17 by March this year.


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03 February, 2021

Plan To Spend USD 130 Billion On Defence Modernisation: Rajnath Singh At Aero India

Outlook Web Bureau

Aero India is the world's first hybrid airshow that took-off in Bengaluru on Wednesday.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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