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Indian Military to set up Defence Cyber Academy

Indian Military to set up Defence Cyber Academy Jun 28,2018

The Indian military is all set to get a new body which would tackle cyber warfare. IT would comprise around 1,000 personnel drawn from all three wings of the military. The Defence Cyber Academy would defend military assets and also use its capabilities to fight proxy cyber warfare. It may be recalled that Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat stressed on exploiting cyber space for advantage of defence forces, saying the "tech-savvy" terrorists operating from across the borders are using it for their

DRDO’s unique surveillance system to guard border at high altitude

DRDO’s unique surveillance system to guard border at high altitude Jun 28,2018

Surveillance along the border, which has been a concern for the security forces, can now be intensified with a new system developed by India’s premier Research and Development agency – Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The border surveillance system designed and developed by Dehradun- based Instruments Research and Development Establishment (IRDE) has many unique features for monitoring border areas at high altitude. The system facilitates monitoring and surveillance of

Russian Helicopters delivers 6 overhauled MI-17 1V to BSF

Russian Helicopters delivers 6 overhauled MI-17 1V to BSF Jun 28,2018

Russian Helicopters, a part of Russia’s Rostec State Corporation, has delivered six Mi-17-1V helicopters to India’s Border Security Force after a major overhaul, the company said in a statement. An overhaul performed at Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP) not only include repairs or change of engine, but also avionics and hydraulics. “While the Novosibirsk has been regularly performing overhaul for Mi-8/17 type helicopters for the wide range of foreign operators, this was the first

Amid Nikki Haley’s visit, US-India 2+2 Dialogue postponed due to ‘unavoidable reasons’

Amid Nikki Haley’s visit, US-India 2+2 Dialogue postponed due to ‘unavoidable reasons’ Jun 28,2018

The first India-US strategic 2+2 Dialogue involving External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and their US counterparts that was scheduled to have been held in Washington on July 6 has been postponed, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. The news came even as US Permanent Representative to the UN Nikki Haley met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

Army must conquer cyber space to counter tech-savvy terrorists : Army chief

Army must conquer cyber space to counter tech-savvy terrorists : Army chief Jun 28,2018

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat today stressed on exploiting cyber space for advantage of defence forces, saying the “tech-savvy” terrorists operating from across the borders are using it for their benefit and if the armed forces don’t stay ahead of them, they may never be able overcome terrorism. Addressing a conference on cyber security here, the Army Chief said the cyber space is important not only in conventional warfare, but is equally relevant in the sub-conventional warfare or proxy

Sitharaman raises financial powers of DRDO

Sitharaman raises financial powers of DRDO Jun 28,2018

In line with delegation of financial power to armed forces, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has also enhanced the financial powers of various authorities in an effort to bring more efficiency and effectiveness of Defence Research establishments. The financial powers of Secretary, Defence R&D for sanctioning of projects and procurements has been enhanced from Rs 75 crore to Rs 150 Crore and for the Directors General (DG) increased from Rs 50 crore to Rs 75 crore, the ministry of defence

Maoist gunned down in Jharkhand

Maoist gunned down in Jharkhand Jun 28,2018

A Maoist was killed on Wednesday in a combing operation launched by police following the death of six Jharkhand Jaguar jawans in a landmine blast triggered by the rebels a day earlier.The operation was underway in the Budha Pahar area on the borders of Latehar and Garhwa districts in Jharkhand. Police said other rebels had been hit and the casualty count could go up. “We have gunned down a Maoist in Budha Pahar area and one INSAS rifle has been recovered from the spot,” said IG

Xi says China not 'expansionist' but won't give up territory

Xi says China not 'expansionist' but won't give up territory Jun 28,2018

President Xi Jinping told US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday that China would not create chaos in the world, but he defended its claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea. "Chinese people must build a strong socialist modernised country, but we insist on taking the path of peaceful development. We will not follow the path of expansionism and colonialism, we will not bring chaos to the world," Xi told the visiting Pentagon chief. But Xi, quoted by Xinhua news agency, added:

Indian army's new mission: To realise acting dreams of Kashmiris

Indian army's new mission: To realise acting dreams of Kashmiris Jun 28,2018

The Indian Army has embarked on a new mission to realise the acting dreams of Kashmiri boys and girls. The Army has roped in Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, to teach acting to the young boys and girls in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, in order to help them to make it to the entertainment industry of the country. Army in collaboration with FTII has zeroed in on three courses — Screen Acting, Smartphone Film Making and Screenplay Writing — to churn-out budding

US needs to understand India Russia defence ties

US needs to understand India Russia defence ties Jun 27,2018

Twenty years ago, India tested five nuclear bombs at Pokhran, triggering US sanctions. India is facing a similar situation today due to the US’ Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (Caatsa). If imposed, these sanctions would have severe negative consequences for the US-India defence relationship. To understand why, it is imperative to delve into the historical growth of the Indian Armed Forces and India’s relationships with its various partners. Following India’s

Indian Ministry of Defence plans to strengthen the country's cybersecurity

Indian Ministry of Defence plans to strengthen the country's cybersecurity Jun 27,2018

On 19 June, the Department of Defence held a workshop on the development of the Cyber Security Framework. It was inaugurated by the Minister of Defence, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman and more than a hundred representatives from the Directorate General Quality Assurance (DGQA), the Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and the Defence Public Sector Undertakings and Ordnance Factories attended the workshop. In an official press statement released by the Ministry, according to

CPEC encroachment on India's sovereignty not acceptable: Senior official

CPEC encroachment on India's sovereignty not acceptable: Senior official Jun 27,2018

India continues to oppose the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a part of Beijing's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, as it "encroaches" on sovereignty and territorial integrity, a senior government official has said. "We have a problem there. We have a problem with CPEC, our problems are well known because it completely encroaches on our sovereignty and territorial integrity. And that is not acceptable," the official told PTI, requesting anonymity. "We have to keep making them

US envoy Nikki Haley, starts her India visit to persuade India to tag American Line

US envoy Nikki Haley, starts her India visit to persuade India to tag American Line Jun 27,2018

United States envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is on her three-day visit to India to discuss strategic ties and global developments. Haley, who arrived here late Tuesday night, will meet senior officials in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and call on Prime Minister Modi. She is also meeting voluntary groups and leaders of various religious groups. Before returning to New York on Thursday, she is also scheduled to address India's strategic community at an event organised by the

Under-production Sukhoi jet crashes in Maharashtra’s Nashik

Under-production Sukhoi jet crashes in Maharashtra’s Nashik Jun 27,2018

An underproduction Sukhoi jet crashed today in Maharashtra’s Nashik. No casualties have been reported yet. Both pilots are said to have ejected safely. The Sukhoi Su-30MKI was an under-production aircraft of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Therefore, it wasn’t yet part of the Indian Air Force (IAF) At least eight Sukhoi-30MKIs have crashed since they were inducted. The IAF has inducted around 240 of the 272 Sukhoi-30MKIs contracted from Russia for $12 billion, the bulk of them

China’s new, secret missile garrison in Sichuan can target all of India and beyond

China’s new, secret missile garrison in Sichuan can target all of India and beyond Jun 27,2018

China has built a new garrison in its central Sichuan province for its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) which have the capacity to cover all of India, the Indian Ocean Region as well as large parts of continental America. On 27 May, the 10th test of the Dongfeng-41 or DF-41 (East Wind-41) ICBM, with a reported range of 12,000-15,000 km, was conducted at the Taiyuan Space Launch Center in Shanxi province. China’s PLARF, or the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force, formerly Second

India’s Quest For Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Fuel On Moon: Foreign Media

India’s Quest For Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Fuel On Moon: Foreign Media Jun 27,2018

India’s space program wants to go where no nation has gone before — to the south side of the moon. And once it gets there, it will study the potential for mining a source of waste-free nuclear energy that could be worth trillions of dollars. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a rover in October to explore virgin territory on the lunar surface and analyze crust samples for signs of water and helium-3. That isotope is limited on Earth yet so abundant on the moon that

Shujaat Bukhari’s killers identified, one of them is a Pakistani, say Jammu and Kashmir police

Shujaat Bukhari’s killers identified, one of them is a Pakistani, say Jammu and Kashmir police Jun 27,2018

Two men from Kashmir and a Pakistani killed senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar on June 14, said Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday. “The case has been solved and all the attackers identified,” said a senior police officer. He identified the Pakistani as Naveed Jutt, who had escaped from the police custody. Bukhari, 48, the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was attacked by three gunmen on a motorcycle while he was in his car. His two security guards were also killed as

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat rejects UN report on Jammu and Kashmir, calls it ‘motivated’

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat rejects UN report on Jammu and Kashmir, calls it ‘motivated’ Jun 27,2018

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday rejected the United Nations’ controversial report on Jammu and Kashmir and called it ”motivated”. ”I don’t think we need to speak on the United Nations report on Jammu and Kashmir. Some of these reports are motivated,”Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said. While speaking to reporters here, Gen Rawat said not much attention should be given to the recent United Nations report on Kashmir. ”The Army’s human rights record is above

After India rejects PAC-3 ,US may offer THAAD air defence system to block S-400 missile deal

After India rejects PAC-3 ,US may offer THAAD air defence system to block S-400 missile deal Jun 27,2018

The United States may try to persuade India to consider its ballistic missile defence options in an attempt to keep it from pressing ahead with the S-400 deal with Russia. ET has learnt that the US could make ballistic missile defence an agenda point in the upcoming Indo-US 2+2 dialogue on July 6 for which external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Washington. The likely option on the table would be the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)