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ADU Turns 5

Dear Friends, As ADU completes 5 years of its existence many fond memories flash back. The inception of the portal coincided with the Indian Air Force Day ofRead more ›

Border Roads Organisation moves ahead relentlessly in 2016

During the financial year 2016-17, BRO took up the construction of ten critical bridges and roads of strategic importance on a war-footing by mobilizing its resources and manpowerRead more ›

Ministry of Defence in 2016

New Delhi. 31 December 2016.  Speedy modernisation of the Armed Forces to meet present and emerging challenges, development of requisite capacities and infrastructure for making up critical deficiencyRead more ›

Indian Air Force finishes 2016 with brickbats & laurels

ACQUISITIONS Rafale Acquisition deal: The much awaited Rafale deal with France was signed on 23 September in New Delhi under which France will provide 36 Rafale fighter jetsRead more ›

Indian Navy ends a landmark 2016 with elan

To enhance its Blue Water capability, the Indian Navy opted to strengthen its submarine arm for which Request For Proposal (RFP) to acquire six more conventional submarines underRead more ›

Indian Army in its shoes in 2016

Current Situation in J&K:The security situation in J&K is at an important crossroads. Cease Fire Violations (CFVs) which saw a significant rise in the preceding months, wherein severalRead more ›


Agni – V Successfully Test-Fired:Agni-V, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by DRDO on 26 December from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The fullRead more ›

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa takes over as the 25th IAF chief

New Delhi. 31 December 2016. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC took over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremonyRead more ›

General Bipin Rawat takes over as the 27th Indian COAS

  New Delhi. 31 December 2016. General Bipin Rawat  took over the reigns of the fourth largest Army of the world,  as the 27th Chief of the ArmyRead more ›

Air Marshal SB Deo handed over command of WAC

New Delhi. 31 December 2016. Air Marshal Deo was accorded a ceremonial guard of honour and a traditional send off at HQ WAC prior to his departure. InRead more ›

Indo-Pak Relations Took a Hit in 2016

By JK Verma Kashmir situation was at rock-bottom New Delhi.31 December 2016. 2016 has been a worst nightmare for the two neighbours India- Pakistan, with steadily deteriorating tiesRead more ›

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Goodbye 2020 – Welcome 2021

Dear Friends, New Delhi. 01 January 2021. Every end heralds a new beginning and life goes on. The year just gone by introduced  two new words Corona andRead more ›

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) : A new wine in a new bottle

Dear Friends, New Delhi. 31 December 2019. As 2019 is on the verge of passing away and the second decade of this century coming to an end ADURead more ›

72 years of independence and Mother India still laments

Dear Friends, New Delhi. 03 August 2019. We got independence on 15th August 1947 and in the God ’s year of 2019  i.e. 72 years later are weRead more ›

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