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Govt gives go ahead for 18 new airports costing Rs 30,000 crore

Govt gives go ahead for 18 new airports costing Rs 30,000 crore

The government has given in principle approval for setting up 18 airports which together are estimated to cost nearly Rs 30,000 crore.

14-day Indo-Nepal joint military exercise concludes

14-day Indo-Nepal joint military exercise concludes

An Indo-Nepal joint military exercise focusing on anti-terror combat operations in the hill areas concluded here today

RCS-UDAN: Ministry seeks 44 slots at Delhi, Mumbai airports

RCS-UDAN: Ministry seeks 44 slots at Delhi, Mumbai airports

The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought over 40 slots at the Delhi and Mumbai airport for the operation of flights under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS), UDAN.

India should adopt more pragmatic attitude towards One Belt One Road: Chinese daily

India should adopt more pragmatic attitude towards One Belt One Road: Chinese daily

India should adopt a “more pragmatic” attitude towards One Belt One Road initiative, a state-run Chinese daily said today, claiming international support for President Xi Jinping’s pet project that figured in a UN resolution.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire twice by firing from automatic weapons along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali and Balakote sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army.

NITI Aayog prepares draft note on light weight body armours

NITI Aayog prepares draft note on light weight body armours

Government think tank NITI Aayog has prepared a draft note on “incentivising” domestic manufacturing of light weight body armours for the army and para-military forces.

China, US vow to strengthen ties

China, US vow to strengthen ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping today vowed to work with the US for healthy and stable development of bilateral ties, calling cooperation the “correct” choice for both the countries.

CPEC: China to boost military cooperation with Pakistan: Report

CPEC: China to boost military cooperation with Pakistan: Report

China plans to step up military cooperation with “all weather” friend Pakistan to produce ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and a multi-role combat aircraft, official media here reported as Pakistan’s new army chief held talks with top Chinese officials.

Russia should share defence tech, manufacture in India: Arun Jaitley

Russia should share defence tech, manufacture in India: Arun Jaitley

India today asked Russia to adopt a liberal approach in sharing technology for components of major defence platforms saying it was critical to keep them in operational readiness as most of its weapons systems are of Russian-origin.

Who will win Goa, will Manohar Parrikar return as CM?

Who will win Goa, will Manohar Parrikar return as CM?

The focus in Goa tomorrow will be on whether the BJP will be able to retain power and if it gets a fresh mandate, will Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar return to his home state as chief minister.