India , Maldives, maritime security , China, Pakistan, counter-terrorism

India and Maldives join hands on maritime security and counter-terrorism

India and Maldives held discussions yesterday on the further strengthening bilateral defence cooperation in New Delhi yesterday. Both sides agreed that the two countries would continue their traditionally close cooperation on issues of maritime security, counter-terrorism and medical cooperation. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated India’s commitment to contribute towards capacity building and training requirements of the […]

Raksha Mantri , Defence Minister, India, Nirmala Sitharaman,Bilateral Defence Minister’s Dialogue, Indonesia, Jakarta, Ryamizard Rycudu

Bilateral Talks on Defence between India and Indonesia

The Bilateral Defence Minister’s Dialogue between India and Indonesia was successfully concluded in Jakarta, today. This meeting between Raksha Mantri  Nirmala Sitharaman and her Indonesian counterpart Gen (Retd) Ryamizard Rycudu comes after both the countries have upgraded their bilateral relationship to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and have recently concluded a new Defence Cooperation Agreement in […]

India, China , Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman , State Councilor, China, General Wei Fenghe

India and China to work towards full implementation of ongoing confidence building measures

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met State Councilor and Defence Minister of China Gen. Wei Fenghe, in New Delhi yesterday. The Chinese Defence Minister is on an official bilateral visit to India from 21- 24 August 2018 The two Ministers held extensive discussions on bilateral defence related engagement as well as regional and international developments in […]

Agni 5 missile , India, test,Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Wheeler Island,Nirmala Sitharaman, DRDO

Agni 5 missile successfully tested

Agni 5 missile was successfully flight tested today at 0945 hrs from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island). In a press statement the government said: All the Radars, Electro-Optical Tracking Stations and Telemetry Stations tracked the vehicle all through the course of the trajectory. All the mission objectives have been achieved. Raksha Mantri Nirmala […]