Defence Minister visits Indo-Myanmar Border

Defence Minister visits Indo-Myanmar Border

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to forward posts of the Assam Rifles along the Indo-Myanmar Border on May 30.   Dimapur, May 30 (MExN): Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accompanied by Lieutenant General Gopal R, AVSM, SM, General Officer Commanding Spear Corps today visited forward posts of the Assam Rifles along the […]

Defence Ministry website hacked, nine more sites affected

Defence Ministry website hacked, nine more sites affected

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivers a speech during the annual Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) in Moscow, Russia April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin   New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Defence Ministry’s official website was hacked on Friday while nine other government sites, including that of the Home Ministry, also crashed in no time. […]

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit China next month

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit China next month

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Defence Minsiter Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday confirmed that she will be visiting neighbouring China soon, months after a period of tension where troops from the two nuclear-capable nations were involved in a standoff near the border in Sikkim sector.   “Yes, it’s going to be probably in late April,” Sitharaman […]

China slams Indian defence minister’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China slams Indian defence minister’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives for the 3rd Inter-sessional Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kham   BEIJING, November 6 (Reuters) – China on Monday criticized a visit by India’s defence minister to the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims, saying it would […]

Govt committed to fill gaps in IAF: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi, October 10 (PTI) Lack of timely decision making in the last decade resulted in gaps in the Indian Air Force and the government is committed to fill them, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.   In an address at the bi-annual conference of IAF commanders, the defence minister also said that the powers […]

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Jaitley

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Jaitley

The President, Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath as Cabinet Minister to Nirmala Sitharaman, at a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 03, 2017. (PIB Photo)   New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday hailed appointment of Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the country’s first, full-fledged Defence […]