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Acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL will generate over 50,000 jobs: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said the recent acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL will generate more than 50,000 job opportunities in the country.

Cabinet approves procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ from HAL for IAF

New Delhi: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister in New Delhi on Wednesday approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircraft at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 Crore.

Rajnath Singh to attend annual Defence dialogue in France

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be leaving for Paris on a three-day visit to France to attend the Annual Defence Dialogue and the Induction Ceremony of Rafale.

Rajnath Singh hikes monetary assistance of battle casualties from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 8 lakh

New Delhi, Oct 5 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved the enhancement of monetary assistance to Next of Kin (NoK) of all categories of battle casualty from Rs two lakh to Rs eight lakh, a release from the Defence Ministry said.

IAF test fires BrahMos missile from Sukhoi

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday successfully fired the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft.

Defence Ministry website hacked?

New Delhi, Apr 6 (IBNS):  The Defence Ministry's official website has been hacked, media reports said.

Security forces nab NSCN(IM) militant in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati, Feb 18 (IBNS): Security forces apprehended a self styled sergeant of NSCN(IM) from Khonsa area in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, officials said on Saturday.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba visits Sri Lanka

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IBNS): Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM,AVSM,ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, is visiting Sri Lanka on a bilateral visit from Sunday to Thursday.

Lt Gen Sandhu takes over as Chinar Corps commander

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IBNS): Lt Gen JS Sandhu has taken over as 46th commander of Srinagar-based 15 Corps from Lt Gen Satish Dua, army said on Tuesday.

Defence ministry mulling to legalize middlemen in arm purchase deals

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that a new policy legalizing middlemen in arms purchases would soon be in place, media reports said.