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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Independence Day has announced the institution of the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who will be above the three Service Chiefs. This is one of the biggest reforms in the military and it is expected to bring in jointness and tri-service integration. ..

India’s First Maritime Theatre Command

The first Maritime Theatre Command (MTC) of India is to be launched in 2021. The MTC will look after the 7,516-km long coastline, the entire Indian Ocean Region and the 1,382 islands. This is important to counter Chinese ever-expanding naval foot-print in the Indian Ocean Region. China has the largest Navy with 350 warships and ..

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Lt Gen KJS Dhillon appointed as DG DIA and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence) under CDS

Lt Gen KJS Dhillon has been appointed as the Director-General of the tri-services organisation Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence) under the Chief of Defence Staff. He was a former 15 Corps Commander and with his recent appointment, he will replace Lt Gen AS Bedi. The new role as ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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