Meanwhile, the US military spending amounted to $801 billion in 2021, a drop of 1.4 per cent from 2020. The US military burden decreased slightly from 3.7 per cent of GDP in 2020 to 3.5 per cent in 2021.
"Acts of infringement of existing orders, especially involving counter-intelligence matters by military officials, are dealt with in the strictest possible manner as they are subject to the Official Secrets Act," they added, quoting military officials.
The disengagement process was carried out over two days i.e. August 4 and 5. The troops of both sides are now in their respective permanent bases.
New Delhi: The Indian military conveyed a “very clear” message to the Chinese army during nearly 15-hour-long talks that status quo ante must be restored in eastern Ladakh and it will have to follow all mutually agreed protocols for border management to bring back peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, government sources […]
New Delhi: As India faces complex security threats, the government has firmed up a mega plan to spend USD 130 billion to bolster combat capability of the armed forces in the next five to seven years, according to an official document. Official sources said the government has decided on a broad plan to speed up […]
New Delhi: An Indian Military and Training Team deployed in Uganda has set up a state-of-the-art gymnasium at the Senior Command and Staff College in Jinja town with help from Indian community settled there, official sources here said on Thursday. An Army statement said the Indian team had been deployed at southern Uganda’s Jinja college […]
Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies Entertainments has started preparation for a movie based on Operation Khukri, a rescue operation by the Indian military to rescue over 200 Indian soldiers held captive by rebels in Sierra Leone, West Africa. “There is a lot of excitement in Red Chillies for this project. Since there would […]
New Delhi: India’s military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world’s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed on Monday. As per the figures, the US remains the world’s largest military spendere registering a growth of 1.7 per cent between […]