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Indian Navy concludes two-month war game

The Indian Navy concluded an extensive and gruelling two-month long War Game on February 28 which involved the participation of all the operational ships, submarines and aircraft of the Navy along with men and equipment of the Army, all types of aircraft of the Air Force, writes Anil Bhat

16 nations for naval conclave at Port Blair

The Indian Navy is organising MILAN, a congregation of India-friendly navies, at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, from March 6 – 13. Sixteen countries of the Indian Ocean, writes Anil Bhat

Defence Minister clears acquisition of personal weapons for three services

India's Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, met on February 28, 2018 and accorded approval to capital acquisition proposals of the three services and coast g  uard valued at approximately Rs 9435 crore, writes Anil Bhat

Work on India's first Defence Production Corridor initiated in Tamil Nadu

Work for preparing the  Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Tamil Nadu Defence Quad has been initiated by Department of Defence Production in the India's Ministry of Defence (MoD). A top consultancy firm will be engaged to draw up the DPR for the Quad, writes Anil Bhat

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...