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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......

Army chief to meet Antony; army acquisitions on agenda

Army Chief General V K Singh will have a meeting with Defence Minister A K Antony to discuss procurement projects for the army, their first official meeting days after his letter to Prime Minister......

View: It's time to expedite defence acquisition

Defence equipment should be chosen on the basis of technology-transfer and co-production considerations, K Subrahmanyam observes.Money allocated in the Defence Budget for capital acquisition is......

India to buy 6 Scorpene submarines

In a major defence deal, India on Monday decided to acquire six highly advanced French Scorpene submarines worth $3 billion (about Rs 13,000 crore), days after placing an order for 43 Airbus......

'Imagine the signal India would send if it joined the coalition to confront ISIS'

'The US wants Modi to succeed because we want India to succeed. For our part, when India thinks of its partners in the world, we want it to think of the US first. That means positioning our country......

Praful Patel questions barring PSUs from mega IAF tender

Upset over IAF's decision to bar PSUs like HAL from participating in a mega tender, Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel has questioned why state-run units were being kept out and demanded......

US-India trade body raises America Inc's concerns

A top executive of a US-India trade body has urged President Barack Obama to address America Inc’s increasing worries over trade and investment in India.Ajay Banga, Chairman of US-India......

2012: Another annus horribilis, like the one before

Despite what the World Bank and IMF trained gnomes in North Block, South Block and Yojana Bhavan say, the numbers of the poor is rising alarmingly, says Mohan Guruswamy.A year ago, at about this......

Land Acquisition Bill: No unanimity among ministers

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar both claim the controversial Land Acquisition Bill has been all but wrapped up and will come up before the Cabinet for......

New land Bill allows states to script own role

The modified Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill is likely to suggest giving state governments the power to determine their roles in acquiring land for industry.Also, in a positive for farmers, the......
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Global vendors give a miss to defence min's $3.5-bn aircraft project; deadline extended

The Indian Air Force's (IAF) plan to replace the ageing Russian transport aircraft, Avro, has hit another airpocket with no global vendor showing... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/global-vendors-give-a-miss-to-defence-mins-3.5bn-aircraft-project-deadline-extended/1289135/
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Seeking to build capabilities of Indian private sector warship builders, the Defence Ministry has rejected the plea of a state-owned shipyard to... ...

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'Politics Is Not My Cup Of Tea'

Excerpts from the transcript of the interview of ex-CAG Vinod Rai with Times Now editor in chief Arnab Goswami, telecast on September 11 Arnab... ...

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Countries in arms

The focus has shifted from the nuclear liability act and trade issues to Javelin missiles and Apache helicopters. Words like co-development,... ...

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bankers, investors who move markets

Hedge-fund manager Paul Singer took a stand back in 2001, refusing to accept his losses on debt the Argentine government wanted to swap at a... ...

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