Nepalese peacekeeper wounded in South Sudan

A Nepalese peacekeeper has been wounded in an attack by a government soldier in South Sudan, according to UN officials.The peacekeeper, who was shot and wounded while traveling in a convoy in the town of Yei on Saturday was airlifted to capital Juba for medical treatment, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

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Indian Navy concludes two-month war game

The Indian Navy concluded an extensive and gruelling two-month long War Game on February 28 which involved the participation of all the operational ships, submarines and aircraft of the Navy along with men and equipment of the Army, all types of aircraft of the Air Force, writes Anil Bhat

16 nations for naval conclave at Port Blair

The Indian Navy is organising MILAN, a congregation of India-friendly navies, at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, from March 6 – 13. Sixteen countries of the Indian Ocean, writes Anil Bhat

Defence Minister clears acquisition of personal weapons for three services

India's Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, met on February 28, 2018 and accorded approval to capital acquisition proposals of the three services and coast g  uard valued at approximately Rs 9435 crore, writes Anil Bhat

Work on India's first Defence Production Corridor initiated in Tamil Nadu

Work for preparing the  Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Tamil Nadu Defence Quad has been initiated by Department of Defence Production in the India's Ministry of Defence (MoD). A top consultancy firm will be engaged to draw up the DPR for the Quad, writes Anil Bhat

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At the Global Climate Action Summit, mayors and government functionaries of Indian cities have announced to scale up their actions to combat climate change and to protect people from hazardous climate impacts.


Chinese company bids for monorail in Kathmandu

A Chinese company has submitted the feasibility study report of a proposed monorail in Kathmandu city, taking forward China’s efforts to develop infrastructure in Nepal, as they are seekin...