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Republican-led Senate rejects Trump veto, backs defense bill

The $740 billion National Defense Authorisation Act determines everything from how many ships are bought to soldiers’ pay and how to address geopolitical threats

US president Donald Trump arrives on Marine One with first lady Melania Trump after returning from Mar-A-Lago on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, US, on 31 December 2020

Defence industry must evolve to meet needs of armed forces: Indian army vice chief

Saini said the character of warfare is undergoing a rapid change. The lethality and intensity powered by the latest technologies, the blurring of lines between friends and foes, combatants and ...

Indian Army's southern command chief, lieutenant general SK Saini

Defence ministry’s senior secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin dies of COVID-19

Senior secretary to the defence ministry, Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury died from coronavirus on Monday morning

Defence ministry’s senior secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin dies of COVID-19

World defence spending spikes as rivalries heat up

Global defence spending saw its biggest jump in a decade in 2019, driven by the US and China, a study said Friday, as rivalries and conflicts stoke military investment.The International Institute for ...

World defence spending spikes as rivalries heat up

Gen Bipin Rawat named India's first CDS

Indian Army's outgoing chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, was Monday appointed India's first Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), the principal military adviser to defence minister and head of the new department ...

Gen Bipin Rawat named India's first CDS

Russia deploys first hypersonic missiles

Russia's defence minister told president Vladimir Putin on Friday the first Avangard hypersonic missiles had been put into service, in a move hailed as a major coup for Moscow.Analysts say Russia is ...

Russia deploys first hypersonic missiles

Dhaka to receive $500m from New Delhi for defence procurement

New Delhi has provided a $500 million line of credit to Bangladesh to enable Dhaka to buy military equipment from India, reports Zee News, an Indian television channel.Bangladesh is seeking to ...

Dhaka to receive $500m from New Delhi for defence procurement

Hackers attack Indian armed forces

After the Indian Armed Forces were attacked by cyber crooks on Friday late night, the tri-services cyber wings issued emergency warning to all the defence personnel not to access mail titled -- ...

Hackers attack Indian armed forces

'Bangladesh agrees to allow India to construct fence in 13 places'

Bangladesh government has in principle, agreed to allow India to erect barbed wire fencing along the zero-line in at least 13 areas along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, a senior Indian ...

'Bangladesh agrees to allow India to construct fence in 13 places'

N Korea calls Japan PM ‘most stupid man ever known in history’

North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a "real ballistic missile" while excoriating him as the "most stupid man ever known in history".The colourful ...

N Korea calls Japan PM ‘most stupid man ever known in history’
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