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Monday, Jan 20, 2020

Defence secretary

Jan 13, 2020 04:35
The Air Force has Sukhoi 30 MKIs, Mirage 2000s, Mig 29s and the ageing Jaguars and Mig 21 Bisons in its inventory of fighter jets at present. The last fleet of seven swing-wing MiG-27 fighters, which played an important role during the 1999 Kargil war,... read more
Dec 10, 2019 06:57
The people said one of the biggest developments in the security dialogue between India and Australia was New Delhi’s assumption of a larger role in the Indo-Pacific. read more
Nov 19, 2019 11:51
Minorities are apprehensive. Institutions may get weaker. And post-war accountability looks challenging read more
Nov 17, 2019 15:25
Rajapaksa is the younger brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, and the two nationalists gave the military a free hand to crush the Tamil separatists and end a 26-year civil war that had left more than 100,000 people dead. read more
Aug 15, 2019 13:59
The Implementation Committee comprises the Defence Secretary and the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee among others. read more
Jun 08, 2019 09:58
Maithripala Sirisena summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet on Friday night to oppose the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people and wounded nearly 500. read more
Apr 26, 2019 13:04
Sirisena’s nominee has to be confirmed by a constitutional council. read more
Apr 25, 2019 19:21
He said that security agencies were actively responding to intelligence they had about the possibility of attacks before they were launched. read more
Apr 24, 2019 16:33
The opposition has questioned the government’s failure to act, especially after Indian officials warned their Sri Lankan counterparts at least three times about possible terror attacks on churches. read more
Apr 23, 2019 12:43
No group has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attacks, but police have arrested 24 people - mostly members of an Islamist extremist group - in connection with the blasts that also killed 31 foreigners, including eight Indian nationals. read more
Mar 04, 2019 10:24
DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy contributed to the Agni-5, the 5,000km range surface-to-surface, long-range strategic missile. read more
Feb 16, 2019 19:19
Seen in the light of the four issues I have raised, there’s a clear need for further explanation by the government. It certainly seems as if matters weren’t handled properly. Whether that suggests corruption is, however, a different matter. As yet, that’s... read more