Defence

By Ritika Bisht
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Apr 18th, 2016
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On his first visit to China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has stated that India attaches highest priority to its relationship with China and is committed to further develop the ties. “India attaches highest priority to relations with China and committed to further developing friendly and cooperative relations with China,” Parrikar told Chinese counterpart General ...
By Ritika Bisht
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Apr 11th, 2016
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The US has stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s manufacturing project Make-in-India will get reflected in the defence activities between the two nations. “Make-in-India is on Prime Minister Modi’s priority list and (Indian Defence Minister) (Manohar) Parrikar is reflecting it in our defence activities by stressing on co- production, co-development and technology ...
By Ritika Bisht
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Aug 12th, 2015
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Major private sector players will now help to create a skills council that aims to train over 1.5 lakh people in the strategic manufacturing sector. A special Strategic Manufacturing Skills Council (SMSC) is being set up with key private sector players, including Godrej, Mahindras, L&T, Bharat Forge and the Tatas, being brought together by the CII to train and cert...
By GovernanceToday
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Apr 21st, 2015
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Indian Naval Ship (INS) Visakhapatnam, the country’s largest stealth destroyer, was launched on Monday at Mazgaon dock by Minu Dhowan the wife of Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan. The Navy chief said there are 48 different types of vessels such as submarines, aircraft carriers, frigates and destroyers, which are under construction in the various public-privat...
By GovernanceToday
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Apr 7th, 2015
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 Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar has launched the first indigenously-built Scorpene submarine at the Mazagaon Dockyard Ltd in Mumbai. The first of six French-designed Scorpene submarines was launched for initiating the process for extensive trials. The diesel-electric submarines are being built at the state-run Mazgaon docks in Mumbai. They are expected to be inducte...
By GovernanceToday
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Apr 3rd, 2015
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India has welcomed the understanding reached between Iran and the E3+3 on the nuclear issue in Lausanne. China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States form the E3+3. A significant step seems to have been taken with the agreement on the parameters of a comprehensive settlement to be negotiated by June 30, the Ministry of External Affairs said ...
By GovernanceToday
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Mar 18th, 2015
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As per allocations proposed under BE 2015-16, defence budget constitutes 13.88% of total Central Government expenditure. In the last 15 years, Defence expenditure has never been less than 12% of total Central Government expenditure. The liability of the Government for repayment of interest is a separate obligation that may not be linked to the outlay for defence. The g...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 17th, 2014
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A confidential report prepared by the Integrated Defence Staff committee is reported to have blamed leading Indian defense organizations such as HAL and DRDO for India’s defense manufacturing laggardness. The report has called for massive overhaul of higher education and military research and manufacturing. The report was submitted in May, just before the last UPA gove...