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DAC APPROVES PURCHASE OF NAVAL GUNS WORTH RS 3,053 CRORE

DAC APPROVES PURCHASE OF NAVAL GUNS WORTH RS 3,053 CRORE Apr 28,2018

The 127 mm calibre guns will be fitted on-board new destroyers and frigates for naval gunfire support operations to undertake surface engagements The defence ministry on Friday approved the purchase of 13 high-calibre guns from the BAE System at a cost of Rs 3,053 crore for the naval warships that are under construction in various dockyards. The 127 mm calibre guns will be fitted on-board new destroyers and frigates for naval gunfire support operations to undertake surface engagements. The

PLA WANTS CLOSER MILITARY TIES WITH INDIA

PLA WANTS CLOSER MILITARY TIES WITH INDIA Apr 28,2018

China’s Defence Ministry declared its intent to build stronger military ties with India, a day before the informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “It is the common wish of both peoples to stabilise the relations between the Chinese and Indian armed forces and maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas,” Chinese Defence Ministry spokesperson Senior Colonel Wu Qian said during a briefing on Thursday. The comments came on

INDIAN ARMY AGAIN WARNS PAKISTANI COUNTERPART ON SUPPORT TO TERRORIST

INDIAN ARMY AGAIN WARNS PAKISTANI COUNTERPART ON SUPPORT TO TERRORIST Apr 28,2018

The LoC in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a spurt in ceasefire violations by the Pakistani troops in the last few months and the Indian Army has been retaliating effectively to Pakistani actions. In a strong message, the Indian Army today asked Pakistan military to stop supporting terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir, asserting that it will continue to take all "retaliatory measures" foil Pakistan's evil designs. In a telephonic conversation, Indian Army's Director General of

PM Modi, Xi Jinping hold informal summit to 'solidify' India-China relationship

PM Modi, Xi Jinping hold informal summit to 'solidify' India-China relationship Apr 27,2018

WUHAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday held multiple meetings here as part of an unprecedented two-day informal summit to "solidify" the India-China relationship and exchanged views on how the two countries can work together for the benefit of their people and the world. The summit in Wuhan - the favourite holiday spot of revolutionary Chinese leader Mao Zedong - is being seen as an effort by India and China to rebuild trust and

Nuclear-armed neighbours India & Pakistan have been looking for modern rifles for years now

Nuclear-armed neighbours India & Pakistan have been looking for modern rifles for years now Apr 27,2018

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have been scrambling to update their battle rifles for years in the face of changing conflict scenarios. While India uses a rifle from the 1990s, Pakistan’s dates back even further. Both countries seek rifles of a higher calibre for combat operations. And instead of importing them, they want to produce the rifles domestically for a range of considerations, including cost. India The Indian Army has used the same rifles and carbines since the

Leaders Kim Jong-un, Moon Jae-in agree to officially end Korean War. What does that mean?

Leaders Kim Jong-un, Moon Jae-in agree to officially end Korean War. What does that mean? Apr 27,2018

leader Kim Jong-un today made history by stepping over the border to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in. For two countries that haven't shared a great friendship in the past, this was a big moment. At this historic summit, the two leaders of North and South Korea signed a declaration agreeing to work for the "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula". The two Korean leaders announced that they would seek an agreement to establish "permanent" and "solid" peace on the peninsula,

Will be happy to host next ‘informal summit’ in 2019: PM Modi tells Chinese President Xi Jinping

Will be happy to host next ‘informal summit’ in 2019: PM Modi tells Chinese President Xi Jinping Apr 27,2018

Attempting to bridge the trust deficit with China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he will be happy to host the next informal summit in India next year. His comments came during delegation-level talks with President Xi in Hubei. “I hope such informal summits become a tradition between both the countries. I’ll be happy, if in 2019, we can have such informal summit in India,” PM Modi was quoted as saying by ANI. The Chinese President has not

We Are ‘Not Interested’ in US F-35 Fighters – Indian Air Force Chief

We Are ‘Not Interested’ in US F-35 Fighters – Indian Air Force Chief Apr 27,2018

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has once again denied reports that it is interested in procuring Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets. IAF chief B. S. Dhanoa has categorically rubbished such reports in a section of the Indian media. “There is not talk on F-35. The Indian Air Force has not evinced interest and not talked to anyone. It is incorrect to report that we are interested in F-35,” Air Chief Marshal B. S. Dhanoa said at a program organized by a think tank in New Delhi on Thursday

Imposing sanctions on India over defence deal with Russia will hit US: Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

Imposing sanctions on India over defence deal with Russia will hit US: Defence Secretary Jim Mattis Apr 27,2018

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis today appealed to the Congress to urgently provide India national security waiver, saying imposing sanctions on it under a newly-enacted law for buying the S-400 air defence missile system from Russia would only hit the US. During a Congressional hearing held by the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mattis told American lawmakers that the national security waiver should be urgently provided to India and other countries which are trying to turn away from formerly

Indian Army needs more snipers

Indian Army needs more snipers Apr 27,2018

Reports have surfaced recently about the Indian Army starting the process of importing 5,000-6,000 modern sniper rifles for ?982 crore to replace the Dragunov sniper rifle that is in service currently. It may take three to five years for the import/manufacture to fructify. There were also reports of long-range sniper ‘kills’ being achieved by Western armies, with a Canadian sniper team having achieved an astounding 3540-metre ‘kill’ in Iraq. Both reports evinced a lot of public

Chhattisgarh: Seven Maoists shot dead in encounter with security forces

Chhattisgarh: Seven Maoists shot dead in encounter with security forces Apr 27,2018

Seven Maoists, including 5 women cadres, were killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces in the insurgency-hit Bijapur district, close to the border areas of Chhattisgarh and Telangana on Friday morning. Three jawans also sustained injuries in the encounter that continued for over an hour. The gunfight, which again resumed a little while ago, occurred in the remote inhospitable forested terrain of Aikpenta about 380 km south of Raipur. Based on a tip-off about the heavy presence of

Dawood Ibrahim aide Tariq Abdulkarim Parveen arrested in 20-year-old murder case

Dawood Ibrahim aide Tariq Abdulkarim Parveen arrested in 20-year-old murder case Apr 27,2018

The Thane Police have arrested Tariq Abdulkarim Parveen, an aide of fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, in connection with a 20-year-old murder case, an official said here on Friday. A secret operation carried out by the Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane Police succeeded in nabbing Parveen from his hideout in Mumbai. “From our informers, we got a tip-off that the accused was hiding in the Ashoka Shopping Centre, near GT Hospital in south Mumbai. Out team lay in wait and arrested him,”

Dr Sudhir Mishra, BrahMos Aerospace MD, conferred with Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Madras

Dr Sudhir Mishra, BrahMos Aerospace MD, conferred with Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Madras Apr 27,2018

Dr Sudhir Mishra, the Managing Director and CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, has been conferred with the prestigious “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. The award was conferred on April 26, during the 59th Institution Day – Founding of IIT Madras celebration. The award was given away by Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of IIT Madras. According to IIT, distinguished alumni are selected based on their contribution to science & technology, society and

Chinese defence ministry underlines need for closer military ties with India

Chinese defence ministry underlines need for closer military ties with India Apr 27,2018

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping – scheduled for Friday afternoon in Wuhan city, the Chinese defence ministry expressed a strong desire to build close ties between Chinese and Indian military. Underlying tensions have persisted between India and China since the face-off between forces in Doklam last year. The meeting between Modi and Jinping then promises a thaw in relations with the Chinese defence ministry stating that deeper

Armed CISF commandos take over security of crucial Aadhaar database centre in Gurgaon

Armed CISF commandos take over security of crucial Aadhaar database centre in Gurgaon Apr 27,2018

An armed squad of CISF commandos on Friday took over security at the vital UIDAI centre, the repository of the Aadhaar data, in Gurgaon to protect it against a terror strike or any other threats.The Central Industrial Security Force had been guarding the facility as a temporary duty task and the government has now regularised the deployment and granted it the status of a full unit under protection. The Unique Identification Authority of India centre is located in Manesar in Haryana’s Gurgaon

Aamir Khan to be appointed India’s brand ambassador to China? Here is what China has to say

Aamir Khan to be appointed India’s brand ambassador to China? Here is what China has to say Apr 27,2018

Amid reports that the Indian government may appoint Bollywood star Aamir Khan as brand ambassador to China to boost trade between the two countries, China has hailed the idea. Responding to questions, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s said: “We all know that Aamir Khan is a famous Indian actor. Many Chinese people, including myself, have watched his film Dangal which tells the inspirational story of how Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters strived and persisted until

Parmanu’ teaser gives a glimpse into India’s little-known secret

Parmanu’ teaser gives a glimpse into India’s little-known secret Apr 27,2018

The teaser of the much-awaited movie, ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’, has given a glimpse into the secret mission of the Indian government to test a nuclear bomb in 1998. John Abraham took to his twitter and wrote, “Turning impossible into possible for the nation was Ashwat and Ambalika’s life, not a job. Presenting #ParmanuTeaser The lead actress of the movie, Diana Penty also tweeted, “Nothing about this mission was ordinary. Here’s the #ParmanuTeaser.

Koreans rejoice as North meets South for the first time in over a decade

Koreans rejoice as North meets South for the first time in over a decade Apr 27,2018

Solding hands, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone between the countries on Friday in the first summit for the two Koreas in over a decade. The meeting, aimed at ending their decades-long conflict and easing tensions over the North's nuclear weapons programme, comes weeks before Kim is due to meet U.S. President Donald Trump. Moon greeted Kim at the military demarcation line at 9:30 a.m. (0030 GMT), making Kim

Australia snubbed by India over naval exercises: Australian Media

Australia snubbed by India over naval exercises: Australian Media Apr 27,2018

Australia’s push to re-join India’s major Malabar naval exercises has failed ahead of a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in China tomorrow. Defence has confirmed Australia will not be a part of Exercise Malabar in 2018, despite Canberra lobbying New Delhi to be a part of the major multilateral naval drill. “Australia does not expect to participate in Exercise Malabar in 2018,” a Defence Department Spokesman told The Australian. In

PM Narendra Modi arrives in China, his goal clear: Bridge the trust deficit

PM Narendra Modi arrives in China, his goal clear: Bridge the trust deficit Apr 27,2018

PAST MIDNIGHT Thursday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in this picturesque city of lakes, parks and gardens along the Yangtze river, the big question that followed him was this: Can he bridge the trust deficit with China, and its powerful President Xi Jinping? The answer, The Indian Express has learnt, could possibly lie in a new “modus vivendi”, an arrangement for two conflicting sides to co-exist in peace, that the two leaders will work on over the next two days. “The modus