Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets, has appointed Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as its new Vice President and Country Director for India.
Mr Arun Jaitley, the finance minister, broke new ground on 01 February 2017 by presenting the budget a full one month ahead of time and also combined the railway budget with the main budget.
Calling its a directional change, the Indian industry was glad that Defence Capex allocation has been increased by 20% over RE 16-17 and 10% over BE 16-17.
Last year the budget was Rs.2.58 Lakh crores of which Rs.88,000 crores was for Capital expenditure. In the last four years Rs.35,000 crores capital expenditure has not been utilized and there is a 10% lapse every year.
It was a clean sweep for SpiceJet at the Asia One Awards in Singapore as it walked away with top recognition in three prime categories
Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS)accompanied by Mrs. Reena Lanba, President NWWA arrived at Port Blair on their five day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command on 31 Jan 17
S C Bajpai has been appointed as the next Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB).
While it may be a bit early to predict as to who becomes the chief minister of Goa if BJP returns to power but what is becoming apparent is that Manohar Parrikar will not be relived from her s present role and will continue as India’s defence minister.