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Acquiring arms

Acquiring arms

The proposal to set up a duly-empowered Defence Procurement Organisation, though welcome, would be just another attempt at tackling a situation that has long defied solution ensuring that India gets a decent deal for the vast sums it spends on military purchases.

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Saturday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

Why Kashmir remains disturbed

Why Kashmir remains disturbed

Whether stone pelting in Kashmir is at the behest of Pakistan or is a response to fundamentalists’ call, the fact remains that the valley is disturbed.

Helming the MoD

Helming the MoD

Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has been sent back to Goa in the party’s interest to take over as ….. Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has been sent back to Goa in the party’s interest to take over as the chief Minister once again. His departure has created a void at a critical time when the state […]

Air India to get 4 more dreamliners this year

Air India to get 4 more dreamliners this year

he debt-ridden national carrier Air India is scheduled to take delivery of the four remaining dreamliners by this year.

The airline has acquired 23 dreamliners for its international operations during the period from September 2012 to 9 January 2017.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka urge end to SAARC stalemate

Pakistan, Sri Lanka urge end to SAARC stalemate

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have called for breaking a stalemate in the South Asian Association for Regional Coopera­tion (SAARC)

Vijay Mallya slams media, CBI, SEBI for charges against him

Vijay Mallya slams media, CBI, SEBI for charges against him

Defending himself in loan repayment issues, liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya on Saturday said that Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) collapsed due to bad government policies and higher oil prices.