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The Ufa Joint Statement issued by the prime ministers of India and Pakistan had envisaged a preliminary framework to address the issues of terrorism, ceasefire violations and to find out “ways and means” to expedite the 26/11 trial underway in Pakistan. At least some progress was to be made...
An Indian Navy MiG-29 Jet lands on INS VikramadityaAn impressive array of warships, including nuclear capable submarines, and about 8000 men and officers of Indian Navy presented an exquisite display of operational capabilities in an exercise reviewed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi off the Kochi coast in Kerala on...
USS JFK is a Gerald R Ford Class of Super Carriersby Dave MajumdarIndia hopes to build its own indigenous nuclear-powered aircraft carrier—complete with electromagnetic catapults—with the cooperation of the United States. In recent years, Washington and New Delhi have drawn closer together in the maritime security realm, due in part...
United Nations: India has called for a truly global convention to fight cyber crime and to ensure cyber security.India’s Electronics and Information Technology Secretary J.S. Deepak told a high level meeting of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that various stakeholders have to be involved to face the challenges...
Here’s a prediction for 2016: Defence ties will continue to be the main driver of Indo-US relations and may even be the catalyst for the Make in India initiative.Why? Because 2015 ended with the most successful bilateral visit. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s four days to the United States, stretching...
NEW DELHI: India and Russia are keen to utilise PM Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Moscow to strengthen ties beyond defence with creation of a joint innovation fund, besides prospective investments from Russia in National Infrastructure Fund as well as expanding bilateral trade basket beyond diamonds and pharmacy. Officials...
NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday indicated that the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) could be a reality soon, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked defence reforms as a priority and stressed that "jointness at the top" was a need long overdue.The post...
In a significant and far-reaching development ISRO successfully launched 6 satellites of Singapore from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota this evening at 6:00 p.m. This was an entirely commercial launch.The launch was conducted by Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).Earlier this year...
Minutes past an hour-and-a-half long closed door briefing onboard Indian Navy’s flagship INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi watched a scintillating display of naval might in a theatre-level operational demonstration put up by assorted naval ships and aircraft.Mr. Modi reviewed a tri-services guard of honour at the...
New Delhi: India on Wednesday said it can undertake operations against the ISIS terror group under a UN flag if the global body adopts a resolution in this regard.Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has returned after a crucial meeting with his US counterpart Ashton Carter in Washington, also said...