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Kargil Victory Day

Kargil Victory Dayis a memorial day in India that commemorates the end of the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan. Although the conflict resulted in return to status quo ante bellum, India sees this as a victory. On #KargilVijayDiwas, a grateful nation pays homage

IAF participation in Ex Pitch Black 2018

The Indian Air Force for the first time is participating with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18), which is scheduled from 24 Jul 18 to 18 Aug 18 in Australia. Ex Pitch Black is a biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise hosted

Sikkim gets its longest tunnel

Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre on Thursday inaugurated 578-metre-long Theng Tunnel, the longest in Sikkim. Constructed on Gangtok-Chungthang State Highway by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the double-lane tunnel bypasses a treacherous stretch of road between Sikkim’s capital Gangtok and Chungthang, which

Army Commanders’ Conference: April 18

The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference shall commence on 16 April 18. The opening address will be given by Hon’ble Minister of State for Defence, Shri Subhash Ramrao Bhamre. During the conference, chaired by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, the senior commanders will

Pending Defence Deals

Capital Acquisition of defence equipment is undertaken in accordance with the extant Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) which incorporates provisions to ensure the highest degree of probity, public accountability, impartiality and transparency in the procurement process.  It envisages signing of an Integrity Pact between Government and

Certifications of DGR Courses

The resettlement courses conducted by Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) are either in the Central / State Government run institutions / institutions aligned to regulatory bodies of Government or are National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) compliant as stipulated by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).  These