Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Additional Secretary Tasnim Aslam on Tuesday alleged that India was developing atomic submarines, Radio Pakistan reported. Addressing a seminar in Islamabad, Aslam claimed that India was building its atomic stockpile “day by day”. “In these circumstances, Pakistan has no option but to keep itself ready for defence,” she said, adding that Pakistan […]

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India and the United States on Thursday vowed to expand the bilateral defence cooperation as outgoing American defence secretary Ashton Carter met his counterpart Manohar Parrikar here for the record breaking seventh time and termed New Delhi as a “major defence partner”. “Thank you my friend,” Carter told Parrikar as both met at the South […]

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In a further boost to its growing defence ties with Vietnam, India has agreed to train the southeast nation’s Sukhoi-30 fighter pilots. The agreement was reached during bilateral discussions between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his Vietnamese counterpart, General Ngo Xuan Lich, here on Monday. India and Vietnam have been steadily stepping up their cooperation, […]

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Reflecting their growing proximity, India and Israel today decided to further “broad-base” their already close defence partnership and intensify cooperation in combating radicalisation and extremism, while calling upon global community to act tough against terror networks and States harbouring them. The two countries also agreed to deepen their cooperation in a variety of areas including […]

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Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that there have been no incidents of stone pelting in the Valley ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation decision on November 8. Congratulating PM Modi for this achievement, Parrikar also said, “Earlier, there were rates: Rs 500 for stone pelting (on security forces in Kashmir) […]

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Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today reviewed the security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and instructed his troops to be alert against the enemy’s inimical designs. He encouraged them to be aggressive in their approach. The army said Gen. Suhag visited the Northern Command headquarters at Udhampur in J&K. The visit comes […]

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