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Nirmala Sitharaman: Profile, Husband, Age and Daughter

Nirmala Sitharaman is the first full time Finance Minister of India. She was also the first full time Defense Minister. The appointment of a low profile woman on such a responsible position surprised many. The times are not easy as India has just come out of two months long border controversy with China. The possible escalation of North Korea problem can create a major headache. And, the procurement issues will always be there. In this scenario, this appointment shows huge trust that Modi has for Nirmala. It is more than just finding a face from South India and a case of women empowerment in India.

Russian Defence Minister calls up Nirmala Sitharaman to strengthen military cooperation



Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoygu called up Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and emphasised on the determination to strengthen Indo-Russian military cooperation.

He also expressed his condolences over the Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir, in which 40 CRPF jawans were killed.


"Russian Defence Minister General Sergei Shoygu called Smt @nsitharaman. Over the telecon, he expressed condolences for the Pulwama attack and emphasized on the determination to strengthen Indo-Russian military cooperation (sic)," the defence minister's official Twitter handle posted.

Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returns home. A special plane will fly him from Amritsar to Delhi, sources said

Abhinandan Varthaman is mentally strong and remains in high spirits despite the mental harassment he suffered in Pakistan, official sources told agencies
 

DAC Approves Capital Acquisition Proposals Of Over Rs3,687 Crore

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the capital acquisition proposals of over 3,687 crore rupees. The decision was taken in the meeting council, chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi.In a boost to indigenisation and in the realisation of India’s growing technological prowess, the DAC approved procurement of DRDO’s designed and developed NAG Missile System at the cost of 524 crore rupees. The system includes a third generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile- NAG, along with the Missile Carrier Vehicle. The DAC also approved procurement of thirteen 127 mm calibre guns for the Navy.

Nirmala Sitharaman becomes new defence minister



Nirmala Sitharaman. who earlier held the independent charge of the commerce and industry ministry, has become the first independent woman defence minister of India.