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India to buy Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, defence ministry's top acquisition council on Thursday cleared the purchase of an estimated Rs 40,000 crore Russian S-400 Triumf air defence......

India clears defence acquisition plans worth Rs 4,444 cr

The Defence Acquisition Council on Wednesday approved proposals worth Rs 4,444 crore, including the purchase of four helicopters for survey vessels at Rs 2,324 crore, but deferred a decision on a......

India decides to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore. The artillery guns would be procured as......

India scraps Rs 2,700 cr deal for South Korean minesweepers

The defence ministry has scrapped the Rs 2,700 crore deal for acquiring two minesweeper vehicles from a South Korean firm after it was found that there were violations of tender conditions as......

Defence ministry mulls end to single-vendor tenders

Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the defence ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the services......

Parrikar unveils Defence Procurement Procedure

  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday unveiled the much-awaited Defence Procurement Procedure, saying it will ensure transparency and speed in acquisition process and boost the 'Make......

Can Parrikar overhaul defence procurement?

  As the DefenceExpo gets underway in Goa, Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd) says the proposed Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 should ensure that the Indian defence industry is on the path to......

'Make in India' idea is good but where's the resource?

  While industry faces high energy prices, compared to global standards, energy as an input accounts for only five per cent of costs in Indian manufacturing, note Vaibhav Gupta and Arunabha......

Prabhu unveils big initiatives to reform the Railways

Image: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu with Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Photograph, courtesy: PIB     The Railway Budget presented on Thursday in......

Govt's land law revives lost order of sarkar raj

The ordinance has returned near absolute power of discretion in land acquisition, except in tribal areas, into the hands of the bureaucracy yet again Even after the National Democratic......
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New Indian submarines to be toothless amid ongoing AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam

India will finally induct INS Kalvari, its first new conventional submarine in 16 years, by the end of 2016. However, it will not have its main... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/new-submarines-to-be-toothless-amid-the-ongoing-agustawestland-vvip-chopper-scam-1464154882.html
I believe in performance, not dressing up, says Manohar Parrikar

It's not that if you are honest then you can't deliver. A simple way of living honestly is not to take any decision. When you take a decision you... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/i-believe-in-performance-not-dressing-up-says-manohar-parrikar/264186
'In two years, there hasn't been a single case of corruption in the defence ministry'

  'The cost of the Rafale contract will be substantially lower than being talked about.''If you throw away the price they demand, our coffers will... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/in-2-years-not-1-case-of-corruption-in-defence-ministry/20160523.htm
Defence preparedness hit as chopper scam downs fighter jet

NEWDELHI: The AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter scandal has virtually brought India's defence preparedness to a standstill. And the immediate fallout... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Defence-preparedness-hit-as-chopper-scam-downs-fighter-jet/2016/05/22/article3445131.ece
Daily Current Affairs - 20th May, 2016

1. India, China home to one-third of mentally ill people: study a) A new study by the Alliance of Global Burden of Disease has revealed that... ...

http://www.pagalguy.com/articles/daily-current-affairs-20th-may-2016-43469939

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