Defence

India encouraging more self-reliance in defence manufacturing

The Indian government has approved the implementation of a set of guidelines for the defence Strategic Partnership model that incentivises domestic private as well as foreign firms in military manufacturing in the country.

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India’s maritime interests vital to economic growth: Sitharaman

Addressing the senior leadership of the Navy, after inaugurating the first edition of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commended the Indian Navy for professionalism and dedication in safeguarding the maritime interests of the nation.

India happy to participate in SCO defence engagements

For the first time India is participating in the 8-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers' Meeting that included Pakistan and seven Central Asian countries

UK, India commit to closer military ties

The UK and India will continue to strengthen their defence and security relationship, with the two countries working closer together than ever before to tackle terrorism and threats to cyber security.

Indian Army commanders to deliberate on operational requirements

The annual conference of Indian Army Commanders, chaired by Chief of the Army Staff, Gen Bipin Rawat, began in New Delhi April 17, with the agenda to deliberate on the management of the extant security dynamics, mitigation of future security threats and enhancement of combat edge over potential adversaries.

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Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads

Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population.

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India’s growth trajectory predicated on structural reform

India’s ruling NDA regime will, no doubt, bask in the glow of regaining the world’s fastest-growing economy position according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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