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.
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
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 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
Chief of General Staff, United Kingdom, Gen Sir Nicholas Carter’s, visit to India in mid-February was covered by Defence Ministry releasing five photographs and not a word on his engagements/itinerary, writes Anil Bhat
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.