Pension accounted for around 28 percent of the defense budget in running the financial year.
21 days ago
Historically, budget allocation to armed forces has always been lesser than the requested amount. The cash crunch has resulted in the Navy cutting on its capital acquisition.
27 days ago
The development holds a huge significance as this is the first time that the Australian Navy would be participating in the naval exercise along with the United States and Japan.
Oct 19, 2020
Navy signed a contract to acquire five warships way back in 2011 much before Anil Ambani led Reliance Group took over the Gujarat-based shipyard from its former owner Nikhil Gandhi.
Oct 10, 2020
As per the existing rules, the minimum period of qualifying service actually rendered and required for invalid pension was 10 years or more. For less than 10 years qualifying service, invalid gratuity was admissible which is not enough to live a dignified life after the service.
Jul 15, 2020
As part of India's effort to repatriate its citizens from overseas, Naval Ships Jalashwa and Magar are currently en route to the port of Male, the Maldives to commence evacuation operations from May 8.
May 5, 2020
In one of its kind gestures, the Indian Armed Forces will carry out a set of thanks-giving activities including fly-pasts and showering of flowers to salute all the COVID-19 warriors across the country.
May 3, 2020
Indian Army soldiers are adhering to lockdown guidelines strictly and one important instruction given to them is not to get a haircut done.
Apr 28, 2020
At least 21 serving personnel of the Indian Navy on Saturday, April 18 have been tested positive for Covid-19 at INS Angre accommodation in Mumbai. Most of the cases are asymptomatic.
Apr 18, 2020
Notably, ever since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country, the tri-services have been playing a critical role containing the spread of this deadly virus.
Mar 29, 2020
Taking lessons from the past, the defence ministry has mooted a new `trial wings' as a separate service of the armed forces, which will be specialised in conducting field evaluations.
Mar 22, 2020
Army has already cancelled recruitment rallies by a month and has directed its personnel to travel only for essential duties.
Mar 18, 2020
In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, March 17, "Women can sail with the same efficiency as male officers, and there should be no discrimination."
Mar 17, 2020
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited which has experience in manufacturing aircraft including Russian-origin Sukhoi-30MKI fighters, Tejas jets, and Dhruv advanced light helicopters has no new orders beyond 2021-22.
Mar 16, 2020
Make in India: Defence PSUs to struggle over lack of orders & under-utilisation of production facilities
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