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Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 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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Chinese Military Base In Indian Ocean?

Have you ever bought friendship by opening your fat wallet… No… because that’s a damn thing… well… hang on… Not for Government of China. First Beijing buys friends, party with them, when they need money, it give them more than what they want… but shylock China lends money with certain terms and conditions… when they fail to pay back… it... Read More
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US Navy Warship Tests High Energy Laser Weapon To Destroy Aircraft Mid Flight

A U.S. Navy warship has successfully tested a new high energy laser weapon system that can kill any aircraft midflight. Amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland also known as LPD 27 successfully disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle  with a Solid State Laser – Technology Maturation LWSD MK 2 MOD 0 on May 16. Laser Weapon System Demonstrator is a high-energy... Read More
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Army Chief Gen MM Naravane On Nepalese Protest Over Lipulekh Pass & Face Offs At China Border

  Army Chief Gen MM Naravane Speaks On Nepalese Protest Over Lipulekh Pass Build by India’s BRO to cut short Kailash Mansarovar Yatra time & ongoing Face- Offs At China Border between Indian Army and Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Watch at video url: https://youtu.be/tI7EEt-fdO8 #ArmyChief, #IndianArmy, #Lipulekh, #Kaalapani, #China, #Faceoff, #IndianArmy, #GeneralMMNaravane National DefenceShailesh Kumar is an independent journalist... Read More
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Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane Explains “Tour of Duty” Concept

General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army explains the much talked about concept “Tour of Duty” in this video. Civilians who wish to join Indian Army can do so as part of Tour of Duty. Watch the Army Chief explaining full concept at url: https://youtu.be/GpLGY78tC5Y  Subscribe National Defence on YouTube. Click here! National DefenceShailesh Kumar is an independent... Read More
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh commissions Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sachet’ and two interceptor boats appointments Breaking News Defence defence industry defence ministry Defence Tech Indian Coast Guard make in india 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissions Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sachet’ and two interceptor boats C-450 & C-451

    National Defence Bureau,New Delhi, 15 May 2020 Indigenously built ships symbolise self-reliance and enhance maritime security: Rajanath Singh Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sachet and two interceptor boats (IBs) C-450 and C-451 in Goa via video conference from here today. The ICGS Sachet, the first in the series of five offshore patrol... Read More
INS Magar Departs Male With Indian Citizens Embarked on Ship Breaking News defence industry defence ministry Geopolitics India's Neighborhood Indian Navy mha world news 


  National Defence Bureau,New Delhi, 10 May 2020 INS Magar, the second Indian Naval ship to reach Male, Maldives for evacuation of Indian citizens, has completed embarkation of personnel. Even as heavy rains at Male made conditions difficult, the ship made arrangements to ensure safety of people. A total of 202 personnel have embarked the ship, which includes 24 women,... Read More
Chinese Transgression In Naku La, Sikkim, Scuffle with Indian Army soldiers Breaking News defence ministry Geopolitics India's Neighborhood Indian Army intelligence agencies world news 

Scuffle Between Indian And Chinese Troops At Naku La In Sikkim | Why China Wants To Fight?

Shailesh Kumar, National DefenceNew Delhi, 10 May 2020 Rattled with India’s response on Covid-19, frustrated China has resorted to misadventure at border. This time, Chinese PLA Army choose to pick up a point in India’s Sikkim. The point of scuffle was deep inside India’s territory at Naku La or Naku pass which is located near Muguthang or Lhonak valley in... Read More
Operation Samudra Setu - Indian Naval Ships Rendezvous INS Jalashwa Breaking News Defence defence ministry Geopolitics Indian Navy world news 

Operation Samudra Setu – Indian Naval Ships Rendezvous INS Jalashwa

National Defence Bureau,New Delhi, 09 May 2020Western Fleet ships Mission Deployed in the Indian Ocean Region joined INS Jalashwa, on her passage back from Maldives; highlighting India’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding her diaspora anywhere in the world. Watch Video Commencement of Operation Samudra Setu on 08 May 2020 was marked with INS Jalashwa embarking 698 stranded Indian citizens in Port... Read More
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Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurates 80 km long road curtailing Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage time

National Defence Bureau,New Delhi, 08 May 2020Ushering in a new era in undertaking Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra and border area connectivity, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at a special event inaugurated the road link from Dharchula (Uttarakhand) to Lipulekh (China Border). Shri Rajnath Singh also flagged off a convoy of vehicles from Pithoragarh to Gunji through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion,... Read More
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Phone call between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy

National Defence Bureau,New Delhi, May 08, 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a phone call today with Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy. The Prime Minister conveyed his condolences for the loss of lives in Italy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. He commended the fortitude shown by citizens of Italy during the crisis. The two leaders discussed the measures required... Read More