1st woman def minister on Sukhoi, Sitharaman breaks records

Jodhpur, Jan 18 (PTI) In an olive green pilot’s G-suit and a helmet on her head, Nirmala Sitharaman today soared high on a Sukhoi-30 MKI jet, the first Indian woman defence minister to go on a sortie on the all-weather, long-range fighter.

The supersonic jet…

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Crashed Pawan Hans chopper VDR found, one pilot still missing

Mumbai, Jan 15:   Nearly 24 hours after a Pawan Hans Ltd. Dauphin helicopter carrying five senior ONGC officials crashed near here, rescuers have recovered the Voice Data Recorder but serach is still on for one missing pilot, officials said on Sunday.

A total of 16 ships — two of Indian Navy…

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Education cap issue: Army evolving better system, says Rawat

New Delhi, Jan 13:  Army chief Bipin Rawat said that the army is working on evolving a better system for providing aid being to children of martyrs and those disabled in action, after government put a Rs 10,000 cap on the monthly fund.

He said that the system that…

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Chinese troops have thinned in Doklam: Indian Army chief

New Delhi, Jan 12 :   Chinese troops have maintained their presence in Doklam on the border though their numbers have thinned, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday.

Addressing the media ahead of the Army Day on January 15, he said road construction had been on in Doklam since…

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Three LeT militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Dec 5 : Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight that took place in Kulgam district the day before.

“The victims comprised two LeT Pakistani militants identified as Furqan and Maviya and a local terrorist, Yawar who belonged…

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