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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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

UK Chief of General Staff visits India

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

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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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