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Defence reasearch

Defence Minister reviews working of DRDO, asks it to focus on flagship programmes

New Delhi, June 23, 2019: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the headquarters of Defence Research and Development Organisation om June 14 and reviewed its work in fulfilling requirement of the armed forces.

Defence Production

Ordnance Factory Board will be corporatized to improve efficiency, says MoD

Ministry of Defence says the proposal to corporatize the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) into a public sector corporate entity will improve efficiency.

Ministry of defence

Government considering putting PSUs out of Defence Ministry range

New Delhi, Juen 25, 219: The government is examining recommendations by top two advisory bodies to move public sector units out of the supervision of the defence ministry, pointing out that there is an inherent conflict of interest that prevents full unlocking of the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

International Diplomacy

With S Jaishankar, New Delhi has someone who knows Chinese diplomacy

New Delhi, June 17, 2019: External affairs minister S Jaishankar’s Chinese name Su Jiesheng (pronounced Jie Shang) could be broadly interpreted as “excellent student”.

history

New Delhi, June 27, 2019: Perhaps no military general in the history of independent India has ever captured the national imagination in the way Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw did.

women

New Delhi, July 5, 2019: As over 2 lakh women applied for just 100 vacancies for the post of Jawans in the Corps of Military Police (CMP), another glass ceiling in the 15-lakh strong armed forces is set to be shattered soon.

welfare

New Delhi, July 26, 2017: On this day, July 26, 18 years ago, the Indian Army won back the high outposts in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, sacrificing life and limb to fight back Pakistani intruders.