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President Rouhani rolls out red carpet for Indian PM Modi

President Rouhani rolls out red carpet for Indian PM Modi

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday rolled out the red carpet for Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India at

Iran visit fruitful, to ‘positively impact’ bilateral ties, says PM

Iran visit fruitful, to ‘positively impact’ bilateral ties, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wrapped up his two-day visit to Iran, saying the tour was “fruitful” and the outcomes

Chabahar tops agenda of Modi’s visit to Iran

Chabahar tops agenda of Modi’s visit to Iran

The Chabahar port development project will top Mr. Modi’s agenda in Iran, while he is expected to visit Afghanistan to inaugurate

Putting speculations to rest, Parrikar rubbishes statements over confusion in finalisation of the SP model for high end defence projects

Putting speculations to rest, Parrikar rubbishes statements over confusion in finalisation of the SP model for high end defence projects

Putting the ongoing speculations to rest Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on May 14 that his ministry was “not facing any problems” over the proposed strategic partnership model being developed for high end and critical defence manufacturing in selected fields.

Hijackers to get death penalty

Hijackers to get death penalty

India finally has a stringent anti-hijacking law in place that provides for death penalty for accused even if those killed in such an act are ground handling staff and airport personnel

Parrikar sets ambitious target for Defence Exports Touching $2 bn by 2018

Parrikar sets ambitious target for Defence Exports Touching $2 bn by 2018

“I have set a target for myself. In the next two years, why not touch USD 2 billion. It is not an impossible target, he said, adding that in the next two years, $2 billion worth of offset obligations are to be fulfilled.

Our Special Story on MoD’s Proposed Model For Selection of Strategic Partners For High-end and Critical Defence Projects

Our Special Story on MoD’s Proposed Model For Selection of Strategic Partners For High-end and Critical Defence Projects

Aiming to finalise the model on inclusion of strategic partners in critical and high end defence projects through a transparent consultative process, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will soon hold another meeting with the industry after the first meeting of April 25. “The meeting is expected to be held in the week after May 23, soon […]

AgustaWestland scam: When choppers flew under the national radar

AgustaWestland scam: When choppers flew under the national radar

A Milan court’s decision last month convicting Giuseppe Orsi, former chief of Italian defence supplier Finmeccanica, for corruption turned public attention back on India’s helicopter deal with AgustaWestland, or “Choppergate” as the controversy-ridden purchase is being called

As India gears up to import 145 M777 Guns From the US, Kalyani Group Readies Equivalent Option At Much Lesser Price

As India gears up to import 145 M777 Guns From the US, Kalyani Group Readies Equivalent Option At Much Lesser Price

The most worrying operational void of field artillery guns to support the Indian Army in battle is finally being addressed. As India gears up to import the M777 Howitzers or the Ultra-Light Howitzers (ULHs) produced by the US based BAE Systems under the reported $750 million deal, a strong price competition is brewing back home–with […]

DGCA seeks data on fares from airlines

DGCA seeks data on fares from airlines

Following complaints of airlines charging exorbitant fares on domestic routes, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought details from each carrier on the number of tickets sold in the highest fare bucket. The regulator has identified 20 key routes including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai and Srinagar and asked airlines to provide it […]