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America Must Stand by India-and Pressure Pakistan

America Must Stand by India-and Pressure Pakistan

Third, the United States should appreciate—rather than take for granted—India’s long-standing, if perpetually strained, policy of strategic restraint. Recently, India announced that it will seek to diplomatically isolate Pakistan from all forums. The United States should aid this effort in every way, including laying out clear steps that Pakistan must undertake to avoid being labeled […]

India-Russia Joint Military Exercise Indra-2016 Begins in Vladivostok

India-Russia Joint Military Exercise Indra-2016 Begins in Vladivostok

The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ has begun in the Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia. Main focus of this edition of the joint exercise is on ‘Counter-Terrorism Operations in semi mountainous and jungle terrain under United Nations Mandate’. To achieve interoperability in joint operations, troops from both sides

Ready to manufacture Rafale in India: Dassault CEO

Ready to manufacture Rafale in India: Dassault CEO

With the deal for 36 Rafale jets in kitty, Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier today said the French company is game for the ‘Make in India’ initiative and open to manufacturing the fighter aircraft in India if the plane is shortlisted for a bigger order

Rafale deal comes with 50 per cent offset clause

Rafale deal comes with 50 per cent offset clause

France has offered to help India revive the unsuccessful Kaveri engine project for indigenous Tejas aircraft and a host of other high-end collaborations as part of the offsets in the 7.87 billion euro Rafale fighter plane deal. The deal comes with a 50 per cent

India needs more than Rafale to match China: Experts

India needs more than Rafale to match China: Experts

India may have just spent billions of dollars on hi-tech French fighter jets, but experts say it needs to do a lot more if it is going to face up to an increasingly assertive China. The world’s top defence importer has signed several big-ticket deals as part of a $100-billion

Russian forces arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill

Russian forces arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill

Russian forces arrived in Pakistan on Friday for its first ever joint military drill that begins on Saturday, a military spokesperson said. “A contingent of Russian ground forces arrived Pakistan for first ever Pak-Russian joint exercise,” tweeted Lt.

How Indian Negotiators Brought Down The Price Of Rafale Jets​

How Indian Negotiators Brought Down The Price Of Rafale Jets​

If India has not bought a single piece of artillery for over 28 years, the story is as dismal for the fleet of combat jets. No new fighter planes have been procured by the Indian Air Force (IAF) since the beginning of this century. That long wait for a new fighter plane to replace the ageing Mig-21s and beef up the depleting combat fleet, about to get over on Friday

Civil Aviation Policy Will Boost Tourism: Aviation Minister Raju

Civil Aviation Policy Will Boost Tourism: Aviation Minister Raju

Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said that the government has taken a number of initiatives to make tourism affordable and accessible to the international traveller.

GoAir Increases Connections to North East for Durga Puja

GoAir Increases Connections to North East for Durga Puja

Budget carrier GoAir has announced the commencement of additional flights and feeder connections to deal with the growing demand for flights into Kolkata and Bagdogra during the busy Durga Puja period.

IndiGo Gets Shareholders’ Nod to Increase Borrowing Limit

IndiGo Gets Shareholders’ Nod to Increase Borrowing Limit

InterGlobe Aviation, which operates budget carrier IndiGo, has received shareholders’ approval to increase its borrowing limit to Rs 20,000 crore.