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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully tested fired

Mar 22 2018

India today successfully test fired the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with an indigenous seeker at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan.

China's missile man Wei Fenghe is new defence minister

Mar 19 2018

China appointed a former missile unit commander as its new defence minister, whose first guest of honour could be his Indian counterpart Sitharaman.

Bharat Electronics Ltd pays government Rs 262 cr interim dividend

Mar 16 2018

State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd said it has paid the government Rs 262 crore interim dividend for fiscal 2017-18.

There should be more women in armed forces: Sitharaman

Mar 09 2018

There should be more women in the armed forces, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, noting that women have achieved great heights in all spheres of life.

India retaliating appropriately to Pak ceasefire violations: Nirmala

Mar 05 2018

Sitharaman said the armed forces are retaliating appropriately to ceasefire violations by Pakistan Army along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

India retaliating to Pak actions along LoC proportionately: Sitharaman

Mar 03 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman said the armed forces are "proportionately" retaliating to Pakistani actions along the LoC in J&K and effectively containing cross border infiltration.

PM condoles death of former cabinet secy TSR Subramanian

Feb 26 2018

Modi expressed his condolences over the death of TSR Subramanian, saying he had left his mark with his writings and interventions on public causes.

HP chief minister Jairam Thakur seeks 'Himachal Regiment'

Feb 20 2018

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur met Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought setting up of a "Himachal Regiment" in the Army.

BJP, Congress trade blame over multi-crore Nirav banking fraud

Feb 17 2018

Nirmala said Rahul Gandhi and party spokesperson Singhvi had links with the businessmen who are on the run even as their passports have been impounded.

Singhvi rubbishes BJP's allegations, warns of legal action

Feb 17 2018

Rubbishing accusations that he and his family had links with Nirav Modi's companies, Singhvi said Sitharaman "was liable to civil and criminal defamation"

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