SC suggests appointment of Lt Gen Ganguly as DGMS

New Delhi, Sep 20 : The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested to the Centre to appoint Lt General Manomoy Ganguly as the Director General Medical Services (Air Force), observing that he was being deprived of the posting he deserved. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan told Attorney General K.K. Venugopal: “… […]

India successfully test fires Prahaar missile

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 : India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from the Odisha coast amid a heavy downpour on Thursday. The missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was test fired from launching complex-III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore at about 1.35 p.m. The […]

Saab is interested in Indian fighter jet deal: Swedish official

By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, Sep 20 : Amid the raging controversy over the Defence Ministry’s procurement of the Rafale fighter aircraft from French firm Dassault Aviation, a senior Swedish official has said that his country’s firm Saab, in its Gripen aircraft, has the requisite experience to contest for the upcoming Indian deal for manufacturing […]

Rahul terms Sitharaman ‘Rafale Minister’, demands resignation

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Terming Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the “Rafale Minister”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded her resignation after former HAL chief T. Suvarna Raju refuted her claims that the state-owned aerospace and defence company did not have the capability to build the fighter jets. “The RM (Rafale Minister) tasked with […]

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile shot towards border city

Riyadh, Sep 20 : Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen announced on Wednesday the interception of a missile shot towards border city Jazan. The coalition spokesperson, Col. Turki Al Maliki, said in a statement on Saudi Press Agency that with the fresh attack, the number of missiles shot by Houthis militias towards the […]

Ensure CPEC’s safety, Xi tells Pak Army Chief

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, Sep 19 : Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednsday told visiting Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to ensure the safety of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the key artery of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road connectivity project. Bajwa’s trip to China comes after top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi visited Islamabad […]