Trump admin reiterates support for India's role in reformed UNSC

New Delhi Sep 29 The Trump administration has reiterated its support for India’s bid for a permanent seat on a reformed UN Security Council, a senior US official said, emphasizing that the two “global partners” share a commitment to work together on global challenges like denuclearisation of the Korean…

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Govt.'s Make in India Initiative on Defence Gains Momentum

New Delhi Sep 28  India has been pursuing the goal of indigenization and self-reliance, applying an additional aspect of the central government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

India’s Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of equipment worth over Rs 91 billion for the country’s defense…

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HSL to make 2 Diving Support Vessels for Indian Navy

New Delhi Sep 27 The Indian Navy signed a contract with the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) for the construction of two Diving Support Vessels (DSV) to augment the Indian Navy’s submarine support operations on either coast.

The first vessel to be built over a 36-month period would be…

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P-8I naval aircraft played key role in the rescue of Commander Abhilash Tomy

New Delhi Sep 25 : While the P-8I maritime patrol aircraft came under the CAG’s scanner last month over deliberate attempts made to favour the American manufacturer, Boeing, over its Spanish competitor during the UPA regime and lacking in certain operational requirements, the Indian Navy plane has emerged as…

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