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Tag: Military

Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt
'Approval accorded for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore'

The government has said that it accorded the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) approval for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1,83,778 crore since 2020-21.

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Trump administration asks SC to take up military transgender ban

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to Trump’s policy that bars most transgender individuals from military service. The policy, first announced by the President in July 2017 via Twitter and later officially released by Secretary of Defence James Mattis, blocks individuals who suffer from a condition […]

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US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria: Russian military

Moscow: Militants of the so-called “Free Syrian Army” with the assistance of U.S. military special operations forces are mulling a fake chemical attack in Syria, the Russian military said. The intelligence was confirmed by three independent channels in Syria, said Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov in a statement on Monday. A Xinhua report quoted […]

Military dictatorship always halted progress in Pakistan: Abbasi

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said that military dictatorship always halted progress in the country. The Prime Minister, who was in Karachi on a day-long visit, was speaking during the inauguration ceremony of the Pakistan International Bulk Terminal at Port Qasim. The Prime Minister said that the people of Pakistan should […]

US to deploy 3,000 additional troops in Afghanistan

Washington: US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that the Pentagon plans to send another 3,000 troops to strengthen his country’s military presence in Afghanistan, local media reported. “It is exactly over 3,000 somewhat and frankly I haven’t signed the last of the orders right now as we look at specific, small elements that are going,” […]

MiG eyes deal to supply military jets to Navy

New Delhi: Eyeing a multi-billion dollar contract from the Indian Navy for the supply of fighter aircraft, Russian military aviation firm MiG today said it was not averse to the transfer of technology and joint development of MiG-29 K jets with Indian companies. MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko said his company would submit a detailed proposal […]

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