India’s reforms bearing fruits, make case for more steps: IMF

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The International Monetary Fund’s first Deputy managing director, David Lipton said that the goods and service tax (GST), despite a bumpy road is going to help in securing solidity and foundation of public finances. IMF top official also said that the reforms carried out by India have been bearing fruits and making a strong case […]

Indian Government might need fighter jets worth more than a million, according to reports from Mahindra Group

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The Anand Mahindra-led Mahindra group is in collaboration with The Boeing Co. and state-controlled Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd to build a new assembly line for manufacturing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets. A top executive at Mahindra Group said that India might need 167 fighter jets worth more than Rs1 trillion, the order process for which could […]

“Happy Hunting” Indian Navy commented on Chinese Warships, after spotting them in Indian Ocean

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Indian Navy trolled the Chinese after spotting them in Indian Ocean like a Boss. The Indian Navy on Tuesday tweeted a “warm welcome” to three Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean, tongue firmly in cheek. “Happy hunting”, the navy said in two tweets that effectively asserted, with a dash of humour, its strong presence in […]

India-UK slam Russia for ex-spy poisoning: Allegations compel Russia to react

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India agreed to a condemnation of the Russian nerve agent attack in Salisbury in a joint statement with the UK, in a sign that New Delhi isn’t convinced by Russia’s protestations of innocence and is possibly signalling its own annoyance over Moscow’s praise of Pakistan’s anti-terror efforts. PM Narendra Modi and Theresa May released a […]

India-US defence ties to continue expanding, says Alice Wells

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According to reports by a top US official, The Trump Administration plans to continue to expand its defence and security cooperation with India and support New Delhi’s growing relationships throughout South Asia.Speaking with PTI, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells said, “The US-India strategic partnership stands firmly upon a […]

India’s role in Afghanistan will not be impacted by pressure from Pakistan, says Afghan envoy

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Pakistan’s initiative to bring an end to conflict by offering unconditional peace talks with the Taliban has not been well received by Afghanistan. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s on his recent visit to Kabul discussed certain essential points on which he has provided no response since. One of those points, said India’s Ambassador Shaida […]

India claims top stop in 2018 amongst major growing economies

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According to the latest poll of economist, a majority of the respondents and economists believe that India will be the world’s fastest growing economy this year. The latest poll taken in April 11-18, predicted India’s economy will expand 7.4 percent in the fiscal year that began this month, that is in line with the International […]

Mahindra Defence signs up with Aeronautics to offer Orbiter 4 to Indian Navy

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India-based private sector supplier Mahindra Defence has entered into a partnership with Israeli company Aeronautics to offer a maritime version of the Orbiter 4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the Indian Navy. They have signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding). Aeronautics is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Orbiter series of UAV solutions. The […]

IAF to carry out war games to tackle critical situations

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out war games for rapid deployment of troops from one valley to the other in the high mountainous regions along the border with China, while preparing itself for more Doklam-like crisis in the future. The high mountainous religions of Dharasu and Pithorgarh in Uttarakhand are likely to be […]