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Israeli defence minister discusses regional stability with Jordanian king

AMMAN (Reuters) - Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman on Wednesday to discuss regional stability and bilateral ties in the latest high-level visit since relations…

Inaugural 2+2 Dialogue of the Foreign and Defence Ministers of India and the Russian Federation

The first meeting of the 2+2 Dialogue between India and the Russian Federation at the level of Foreign and Defence Ministers will be held in New Delhi on 6 December…

NATO not ready for equal dialogue with Moscow – Russian defence chief

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defence minister accused NATO on Saturday of gradually gathering forces near Russia's borders and being unwilling to discuss European security with Moscow on equal terms, Interfax…

Japan defence minister hopes China-Taiwan tension can be resolved through talks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan hopes tension between China and Taiwan will be resolved peacefully through dialogue, Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi said on Tuesday, adding that his ministry would keep an…

Defence Acquisition Council headed by Raksha Mantri approves proposals of value Rs.13,165 cr.

Key highlights: 87% procurement from domestic sources 25 ALH Mark III helicopters at a cost of Rs. 3,850 cr. Rocket ammunition of value Rs. 4,962 cr. The Defence Acquisition Council…

Afghan Taliban defence minister orders crackdown on abuses

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) -The Taliban's new defence minister has issued a rebuke over misconduct by some commanders and fighters following the movement's victory over the Western-backed government in Afghanistan last…

Pakistan works on policy to give ‘death of thousand cuts’ to India: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], August 30 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the inability to wage a direct war against India forced Pakistan to work on the policy…

Blast near Afghanistan Defence Minister’s residence in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): An explosion occurred near the residence of acting Afghanistan Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammad in Kabul on Tuesday evening, said local media citing security sources. The…

Rajnath Singh to leave for Tajikistan to participate in SCO Defence Ministers meet

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is set to leave for Dushanbe, Tajikistan to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers meeting. Tajikistan is this…

More than 90,000 posts of soldiers lying vacant in Indian Army: Defence Ministry

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): While the Indian Army is facing a shortage of over 7,900 officers, more than 90,000 vacancies for soldiers including junior commissioned officers are also…

India’s prestige in the world has greatly increased, says Rajnath Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 4 (ANI): India's prestige across the world has greatly increased, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday, adding that development in the country is taking…

At high-level meet, PM Modi holds discussions on futuristic challenges in defence sector

New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit…