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Kunwar Vikram Singh led CAPSI has been successfully representing the private security industry in India
It is CAPSI that persistently persuaded the government for the enactment of the Private Security Agency Regulations Act of 2005.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 05:00 PM IST
Col Prithipal Singh, World War 2 veteran and only officer to serve in army, navy, air force, turns 100
Retired Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill was born in pre-Independent India’s Patiala in 1920. The defence veteran has served in World War II, the Indo-Pak War of 1965, and as a sector commander with Assam Rifles in Manipur.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
The result of the DNA test alone can confirm the identity as the body was beyond recognition when it was found, people aware of the matter said on condition of anonymity on Monday.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 07:42 AM IST
On surveillance activities, the navy chief said the two predator drones taken on lease are aiding the navy to fill the capability gap.
Published on Dec 03, 2020 02:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
Indian Army’s Special Forces including the Para Special Forces and Cabinet Secretariat’s Special Frontier Force have been operating in Eastern Ladakh for carrying out special operations for a long time.
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 06:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The MiG-29K is riddled with problems relating to airframe, RD MK-33 engine and its fly-by-wire system, Comptroller and Auditor General said in the July 2016 report.
Published on Nov 28, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent, New Delhi
Indian Navy has also ordered an inquiry into the incident. This is the fourth crash in recent times involving MiG-29K aircraft
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Manish K Pathak
The spacecraft will take an Air Force colonel Mike Hopkins, physicist Shannon Walker, navy commander and rookie astronaut Victor Glover, who is going to be the first Black astronaut to spend a full five to six months aboard the space station along with Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 06:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The proposed cuts in pensions range from 25% to 50% of the entitled pension depending on an officer’s length of service at the time of leaving the job.
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 12:09 AM IST
The opening phase of the multi-nation naval drills will be staged off Visakhapatnam from November 3 to 6.
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 08:31 PM IST
Marine commandos have been asked to be deployed with Army’s special forces in Ladakh and Navy asked to focus on Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 09:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Shishir Gupta
INS Prabal is deployed in the Arabian Sea along with a raft of warships, including aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, and other assets of the navy.
Published on Oct 24, 2020 04:04 AM IST
The DRDO said the missile which was fired from INS Chennai in the Arabian Sea hit the target successfully with pin-point accuracy after performing high-level and extremely complex manoeuvres.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 03:46 PM IST
The reservation will be given horizontally under each category, a state government press statement stated.
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 11:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent
IDBI, the lead banker of the consortium of lenders of RNEL, had taken the company to the NCLT Ahmedabad due to the default in loan repayment.
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 07:53 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Hyena M1 can be booked from the company’s official website by paying a booking amount of only ₹4,999.
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 02:34 PM IST
INS Viraat, the world’s longest serving warship that was decommissioned by the Indian Navy three years ago, arrived at Alang in Gujarat from Mumbai last week for dismantling.
Published on Oct 02, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Ahmedabad |Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The alleged accused, Pradeep Khokar, is absconding, said Santosh Kumar Meena, deputy commissioner of police (DCP) (Dwarka), Delhi Police.
Published on Sep 22, 2020 03:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiKarn Pratap Singh
The entry of women has so far been restricted to fixed-wing aircraft operating from inland bases, he said. In a short-lived experiment, women from the navy’s logistics branch were deployed on warships in the mid-1990s.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 01:58 AM IST
The Sena, in an editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana, also slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party and asked if the ruling party at the Centre will stage protests against the incident where ex-servicemen were beaten up in BJP-ruled states and by BJP representatives.
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 04:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent
The navy has stepped up surveillance and activities in the IOR, which, it believes, China will inevitably try to enter in its quest to become a global power.
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 04:43 AM IST
Kirti Kulhari was part of two of the highest grossing movies last year - Uri: The Surgical Strike and Mission Mangal. And not only have the films been rewarding but also wonderful experiences
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Kavita Awaasthi
Discussing the role of women in the forces, the prime minister said India is among the countries of the world where women are involved in combat roles in the Navy and the Air Force.
Published on Aug 16, 2020 02:18 AM IST
According to a Defence ministry statement, the prime minister will also receive the Guard of Honour contingent, consisting of one officer and 24 men each from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police. Major Shweta Pandey will assist the prime minister in unfurling the National Flag.
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 01:18 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The new weapon systems bought from the United States are being used to support the military’s forward deployments in eastern Ladakh, said an official familiar with the developments.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 12:57 AM IST
‘Maareech’ has been designed and developed indigenously by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and it is capable of detecting, locating and neutralizing incoming torpedo.
Updated on Jun 26, 2020 10:20 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
Operation Samudra Setu is part of the Centre’s initiative to repatriate Indians stranded in foreign countries due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
Earlier, apart Qaiser, NIA had arrested key conspirator Mohammed Haroon Haji Abdul Rehman Lakdawala from south Mumbai on May 15.
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 02:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , MumbaiManish K Pathak
Many cadets who trained at the institute held senior appointments in the passing out course, including academy cadet Adjutant Loveneet Singh, battalion cadet Captain Rajdeep Singh and squadron cadet Captain Arunav Laroiya.
Published on May 31, 2020 12:25 AM IST
Over 1.5 lakh flamingos have flocked to wetlands in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region this year, the Bombay Natural History Society said.
Updated on May 21, 2020 08:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Badri Chatterjee | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi