"A whole range of meetings has been scheduled with the three defence service chiefs to review defence preparedness and allied issues of strategic interests", it added.
"Daily morning meetings with the three Service Chiefs and a separate daily meeting with the Defence Secretary have been formatted as a new practice for quick decision making", it said, adding, "Towards ensuring time bound and speedy disposal, it has been chose to hold DAC meetings (defence acquisition council) on a fortnightly basis".
Sitharaman to hold daily meeting with service chiefs, Defence Secretary
The minister has also chose to hold meetings of the Defence Acquisiton Council, the highest decision making body on defence procurement in the ministry which is chaired by the minister every fortnight. "At that time even during the campaigning, then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi was anxious about it as it concerned Gujarat's security and had taken up that issue", she said.
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday flagged off an all-woman crew of sailors, the first in the history of the Indian Navy, trying to circumnavigate the globe from Goa.
Defence Minister orientating herself with the MIG-21 Bison aircraft at Air Force Station Uttarlai today. Ms Sitharaman is the first Defence Minister to visit the base since George Fernandes had last visited the base in 2001.
She refused to comment on army chief General Bipin Rawat's recent statement that India must be prepared for two-front war.
As per the existing norms, the defence minister normally meets the three Service Chiefs once in a week and the DAC meeting takes place once in a month. Among areas of focus identified by the new minister is the settling of outstanding land-related issues for infrastructure projects and matters relating to the welfare of defence personnel and their families. Indira Gandhi had held charge of the ministry twice when she was prime Minister.
Putin says he believes President Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. It knows the power to reward Russian Federation by lifting sanctions now lies with a hostile US Congress.
Following the tradition, the device comes with 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD panel protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass. There is dual app support, floating apps support, and a secure folder feature for keeping your apps and files private.
Note: Outfielder Nori Aoki agreed to a contract with the Mets and was expected to join the team before its game at Houston. Tomlin gave up six hits in 5 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out two in his first start coming off the disabled list.
At the same time, Irma strengthened back into a Category 5 storm Friday night, after weakening to a Category 4 earlier in the day. As of early Saturday morning, Katia was about 185 km west northwest of the Gulf Coast port of Veracruz , the NHC said.
Pressure from Washington has ratcheted up since North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang also provides consular services for the United States, Australia and Canada.
Wisconsin is ranked No. 9 in the latest AP Top 25 and 11th in the Amway Coaches Top 25 poll, both out on Tuesday. Texas, which was No. 23 last week, fell out of the poll after dropping a 51-41 decision to Maryland .
Everybody seems to be having a splendid time, and Geralt breaks the fourth wall to ask after the viewer's health. As she gets of her horse and makes her way inside, we're greeted with characters from across the Witcher series.
The election in Gujarat is due at the end of this year and the party will soon launch its poll slogan "Garaje Gujarat". Besides Jaitley, three other union ministers are also holding additional charges of different ministries.
During the meeting, the two leaders took a detailed review of the projects taken up under Rs 80000 crore PMDP in the State. He called for identifying and deporting all fake state subject holders and said they were usurping the rights of Dogras.
The Poetic Justice actress was forced to postpone her Unbreakable World Tour in May 2016 when she announced she was pregnant. She says she plans to visit some of the victims of the massive storm and let people know she cares about their plight.
The Pokes were held to 233 yards of total offense against one of the nation's top defenses. Late in the second quarter, UW forced a turnover and had the ball at Iowa's 43-yard line.
James Franklin slights Pitt after Penn State's win
Pitt ran 46 plays for 150 total yards and had the ball over two thirds of the first half (21:51 of game time). Penn State agreed to renew the series in July of 2011, under then AD Tim Curley and head coach Joe Paterno.
Young Oregon defense to challenge Huskers
Nebraska's maligned defense, which had trouble slowing down Arkansas State, blanked the Ducks in the second half. Oregon is facing an old foe today, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley, who was a longtime coach at Oregon State.
South Korea expects ICBM test by North Korea
The last nuclear test North Korea conducted was September 9, 2016 - Foundation Day past year . It also provides hundreds of thousands of tonnes of oil and fuel to the impoverished regime.
Woodburn, 17, revives Wales World Cup bid
Wales now sit third in Group D on 11 points from seven games, while Moldova are bottom of the pile on two points. Woodburn has certainly shown a lot of promised and has been touted as a possible superstar for the future.
Japan's Princess Mako announces engagement to commoner
Princess Mako's engagement is expected to be announced in the coming weeks, after which an official date will be set. The announcement was originally expected in July, but was postponed after a rain disaster hit western Japan.