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Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 15 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.

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Battle of Longewala Hero Brig Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri Passes Away

Brig Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (R), Mahavir Chakra awardee, the hero of battle of Longewala 1971 #IndoPakWar died at Chandigarth. National Defence condoles his death. May d soul of great warrior rest in peace. #RIPBrigKuldeepSinghChandpuri, @DefenceMinIndia, @adgpi, @NorthernComd_IA — NationalDefence (@NDIndiaFirst) November 17, 2018 Subscribe National Defence on YouTube. Click here! Read More
HAL Management Academy Campus in Bengaluru Breaking News defence ministry HAL make in india Military Education public sector Technology world news 

HAL Management Academy Launches a Unique AICTE Approved PGDAM

National Defence Bureau, Bengaluru, 15 November 2018 HAL Management Academy (HMA) has launched, an AICTE approved 15 month, full time Post Graduation Diploma in Aviation Management (PGDAM) at its sprawling new campus here today. The program was inaugurated by Mr. V.M. Chamola, Director (HR). “With this, HAL has opened doors for both HAL and the outside world to create specifically... Read More
Breaking News China Geopolitics world news 

South China Sea –Will there be an everlasting peace?

In case the bilateral dispute settlement and negotiating process gets underway between China and other claimant states (in South China Sea), its utility and centrality would be under duress. ASEAN in the forthcoming organization’s summit meetings have to address these issues with diplomatic suave and firm outlook.   Dr. Pankaj Jha Faculty, O P Jindal Global University After long drawn... Read More
Breaking News defence industry defence ministry foreign manufacturer HAL Indian Air Force world news 

Government Admits “No Sovereign Bank Guarantee For Rafale” In Supreme Court | Top IAF Officials Appear In SC

Supreme Court of India reserved it’s order in Rafale Deal PIL case after hearing all sides including Government and Indian Air Force. The Government Admitted that there is no ‘Sovereign Bank Guarantee’ for Rafale rather a ‘Letter of Comfort’ from France during the marathon hearing, which continued for over 4.5 hours.  Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 15 November 2018... Read More
Breaking News defence ministry Geopolitics Indian Navy world news 

Opening Remarks By CNS Admiral Sunil Lanba At IONS 10th Anniversary Celebration Seminar

Opening Remarks By CNS Admiral Sunil Lanba At IONS 10th Anniversary Celebration Seminar At Kochi It gives me immense pleasure to welcome all of our esteemed guests…. at this special IONS Seminar. Ladies and Gentlemen , a decade ago…., the Indian Navy conceived of an initiative that would provide an equal…, inclusive  and open platform  for all maritime nations of... Read More
Breaking News defence ministry 

Government Filed Rafale Price In Sealed Envelop In Supreme Court

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 13 November 2018 In a dramatic move, Modi Government filed price of the Rafale deal in Supreme Court yesterday. The top secret sealed envelop was placed before the Supreme Court at around 3 pm on Monday. Earlier Monday morning, Modi Government filed a 16 page open document which included 9 page on DPP and ... Read More
ance Naik Antony Sebastian KM Breaking News Indian Army 


National Defence Bureau, Jammu: 12 Nov 2018 At about 05.15PM on 12 Nov 18, Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation in Krishna Ghati Sector (Mendhar) on the line of control (LoC) resulting in one soldier getting martyred and another critically injured. In the incident, Lance Naik Antony Sebastian KM was critically injured and succumbed to gunshot wound injuries... Read More
Breaking News Geopolitics Indian Navy 


National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 12 November 2018 The Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC accompanied by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) arrived at Kochi on 12 Nov 18 for the 10th anniversary commemorative activities of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) scheduled... Read More
Breaking News Indian Navy 

INS Rana at Surabaya to participate in Indian Navy – Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

INS Rana at Surabaya to participate in Indian Navy – Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘ Samudra Shakti’ National Defence Bureau, Visakhapatnam, 12 November 2018 INS Rana of the Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command is on deployment to the South East Asia and arrived at the port of Surabaya to participate in the inaugural edition of... Read More
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Modi Government Files Reply On Rafale In Supreme Court

  Modi Government files reply in Supreme Court today as open document against the requisit reply in sealed envelop in ongoing hearing on PIL. Government did not mention the price and technical details of Rafale deal but emphasized that the DPP was followed in procurement of 36 Rafale fighters. Government also enclosed a 5 page offset document and a press... Read More
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