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BHOPAL: Following the statement of Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed that India cannot prove his involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, defence expert S.R. Sinho on Monday said his statement reveals support from the army organisation and government of Pakistan.“The statement given by Hafiz Saeed reveals the fact...
BANGALORE: Some two years after the orders holding services offset in abeyance were announced, the Centre has decided to lift it, drawing a huge welcome from various quarters.Defence offset agreements are arrangements in which the seller of a product/service agrees to buy products/services from its client as an inducement.Till...
The world is concerned as relations between two nuclear powers, i.e., India and Pakistan, are deteriorating. Pakistan, which has launched a low-intensity war against India, constantly infiltrates terrorists into India and threatens to use nuclear warheads if a war occurs. Pakistan, which was created on the basis of a...
This is in addition to the pending deal to buy 145 towed gunsThe Ministry of Defence (MoD) is planning to place yet another multi-million dollar order with BAE Systems Inc for purchasing 500 more M777 ultra-light Howitzer guns. This is even as it is all set to sign the...
New Delhi: The three Service chiefs will soon meet Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to express the forces' concerns over "shortcomings" in the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The armed forces are of the view that if the Pay Commission is implemented in its present form, it will position...
India and Japan have signed agreements to facilitate the long-pending export of Japan's ShinMaywa Industries US-2i amphibious search-and-rescue (SAR) aircraft to India.During Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tokyo on 12 December, the two countries signed accords related to the "transfer of defence equipment and technology" and the...
by Amit CowshishThree perennial problems beset Indian defense: relations with some of its immediate neighbors, especially Pakistan; human resource management; and modernization of the armed forces. To a large extent, defense preparedness is contingent upon the government's adroitness in managing these challenges.The 18 months since the National Democratic Alliance's spectacular...
Very rightly, key world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have not forgotten to congratulate President Thein Sein, the head of Myanmar’s quasi-military regime, for successfully being able to hold the 08 November 2015 national elections in presence of international observers. These leaders have, of course, also congratulated...
Although there have been dissenting voices in both India and Pakistan about the resumption of dialogue between the two countries, there is an unarticulated belief that the latest initiative has a somewhat greater chance of success than the earlier attempts. The reason is that the Pakistan army is apparently on...
Defence Minister Parrikar visits HAL also seen is HAL Chairman T Suvarna RajuBANGALORE: Defence items can be "big item of exports" if we put quick clearance procedures in place and develop products required by many across the globe who cannot afford the top most available equipment, Defence Minister Manohar...