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Defence Minister lays foundation stone of Thal Sena Bhawan

India’s new Army Headquarters is christened as ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’. Recently, the Defence Minister laid foundation stone of the new Headquarters at Delhi Cantonment. The new Army headquarters is to be constructed spanning around an area of 39 acres. The newly created Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) office will also be set up in the ..

First India-Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave held in Lucknow

The first-ever India-Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave was recently held in the city of Lucknow, during the 11th edition of the biennial defence exhibition DefExpo 2020. The Defence Ministers and Heads of Delegation from African countries and the Defence Minister of India jointly held the first India Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave. The Conclave adopted the Lucknow ..

Portal for grant of Permission for Aerial Survey launched by Defence Minister

For obtaining No Objection Certificate (NOC), with the final permission for undertaking Aerial photography/remote sensing survey from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh on Monday, 6th January 2020 has launched a web portal  www.modnoc.ncog.gov.in. The Minister at the launch emphasized on the need for developing an internal ..

CDS proposes Air Defence Command

The first meeting with Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff Branch(Hq IDS) heads of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat was conducted on Wednesday,  1st January 2020. During the meeting, the Chief of Defence staff outlined certain priorities: directed a proposal that by June 30 this year, Air Defence Command to be created and ..

Government Sets up Department of Military Affairs

The Prime Minister of India chaired Union Cabinet on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, gave its approval to the post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The Union Cabinet also gave its approval for establishing a separate Departement under the Ministry of Defence, name- Department of Military Affairs. The CDS will be the head of ..