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18 September, 2017 10:58 AM Mandira Bedi remembers uncle Arjan Singh: He was a good listener

"He was a great listener," said actress Mandira Bedi, niece of Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh, on Monday, while sharing her memories with the latter. "My greatest memory of him was that he's a great listener; he used to listen. He had so many achievements, but he never spoke about anyone. Rather what he would do is he will be interested 46

18 September, 2017 6:40 AM Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was actor Mandira Bedi's uncle and a fourth generation soldier

Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was the third military officer to have been given five-star rank. He was also the only Air Force chief to hold the position for five years. Among the galaxy of politicians including President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three chiefs of the armed forces, who visited 59

17 September, 2017 12:58 PM Arjan Singh was an icon, flying chief, philanthropist: IAF chief

A legend, icon, philanthropist and flying chief who led from the front -- that's how Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa described the Late Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh. The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief paid his tributes to the Marshal of the Indian Air Force, along with President Ram Nath Kovind, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief 51

10 September, 2017 4:26 PM Iran says it warned off US ship, Navy denies it

Dubai: Iran says it warned off a US Navy warship during a rescue of a boat in the Gulf of Oman, while American officials say there was no direct contact. The US Navy said today the incident happened Wednesday and involved a small vessel some 75 nautical miles from the USS Tempest, a coastal patrol boat. The Navy says another boat much closer offered 47

10 September, 2017 11:28 AM Indian Navy’s all-woman team sets sail from Goa to circumnavigate globe

The six-member crew will circumnavigate the globe on India-built sail boat INSV Tarini, which is being skippered by Lt. Commander Vartika Joshi. Hailing the all-woman crew on a global circumnavigation trip as “great, inspired and well- motivated”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 10 said that the event was a “historic occasion for India 47

7 September, 2017 2:55 AM Army Chief Says 'Salami Slicing' By China Could Lead To War With Pak Too

This isn't the first time Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has spoken about the possibility of a two-front war, but the timing of his remarks indicate how sensitive the Army remains to the situation with China. A week after India and China ended their worst military confrontation in decades, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that the possibility 189 1

6 September, 2017 6:19 PM Army supremacy has to be maintained: Rawat

‘Wars will be fought on land, and hence it is a must’ India should be prepared for a two-front war despite its nuclear weapons, said the Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Wednesday even as he called for maintaining the “supremacy and primacy” of the Army in a joint services environment. “Wars will be fought on land, and therefore the primacy 27

4 September, 2017 12:52 PM Hindustan Aeronautics Sign Deal With Army, Navy For 41 Helicopters

The contract to supply Advanced Light Helicopters to the Indian Army and the Indian Navy was signed between the Defence Ministry and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in New Delhi recently Bengaluru: State-run aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) today said it has signed a Rs 6,100 crore contract for supplying 41 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) 27

3 September, 2017 6:51 PM View: Nirmala Seetharaman as defence minister is neither best choice nor women's empowerment

Some of the electronic media response of hailing as women's empowerment the appointment of Ms Nirmala Seetharaman as India's full-time defence minister comes across as a classic case of self-deception with or without the aid of spin doctors who can transform for mass consumption the narrative of any new policy or current development. Surely at a time when the tensions 31

30 August, 2017 7:05 AM Day 2 of Mumbai rains: Here's what is going on in maximum city

Situation seems to be improving in Mumbai, which came to a standstill yesterday following heavy rains. Reportedly, most areas are now said to be clear of waterlogging. Here are the latest developments. * Traffic to many parts of the city was still not restored. While Western Railway services resumed in the night itself Central Services could bestarted 46