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India, US may sign a pact on defence technology sharing at 2+2 Washington meetNEW DELHI: India and the US are heading in the right direction on the defence technology-sharing pact. The two countries are expected to sign a deal at the upcoming 2+2 dialogue in Washington on December 19....
Exim Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurementMUMBAI: India has provided USD 500 million (Rs 3,561 crore) line of credit to Bangladesh for defence-related procurement in the neighbouring country. Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) entered into an agreement on April 11 with Bangladesh's Armed...
Amit Shah directs CRPF to keep combat profile young; shift aged troops to light jobsNEW DELHI: The over 3.25-lakh personnel strong CRPF, the country's largest paramilitary force, is working on a proposal mooted by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to keep its combat profile "young and fit" for operations...
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan borderNEW DELHI: Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, the Indian Army is looking for close to 200 armoured fighting vehicles for deployment in different sectors in the frontier with Pakistan. The army recently announced its plan to procure 198...
Since 2014, MoD inked around 180 deals with local industryNEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence has signed more than 180 contracts worth Rs 1,96,000 crore with the Indian industry since 2014 while a few are in the pipeline to be signed in the near future, the ministry said on...
Congress raises ITBP incident in Lok SabhaNEW DELHI: Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury on Thursday raised the issue of fatricide at an ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh and flagged rising incidents in central forces where colleagues kill each other. Raising the issue during Zero Hour at the in Lok Sabha, Chowdhury said...
India's voice consequential in regional order building in Indo-Pacific regionNEW DELHI: India is a natural partner for Australia and its growing and strategic heft is being felt beyond the Indian Ocean, creating new opportunities for bilateral cooperation based on shared values and outlook. India’s voice will be particularly consequential...
Government gives Coast Guard power to board, search, detain any vessel or arrest peopleNEW DELHI: The Coast Guard can now board, search, detain any vessel or even arrest any person involved in offences within the area of maritime zone of India, according to a Defence Ministry notification. A Coast Guard...
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria safe, says IAF after shooting incident at Pearl HarborNEW DELHI: In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the Indian Air Force said on Thursday Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who is currently in the US...
Saab wants control if it wins $15 billion India jet-fighter dealSaab AB wants control of local manufacturing in India if it beats the likes of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. in the race for the world’s biggest warplane contract. The Swedish manufacturer is in the running to supply 114...