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US okays sale of infrared target sight systems to Pakistan

The US Department of Defence has awarded a $284.6 million contract to Lockheed Martin to produce infrared target sight systems for the US Navy and Pakistan, a media report said on Saturday. The......

3 Sikh soldiers sue Department of Defence to keep articles of faith

Three Sikh soldiers on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defence seeking to serve in the US armed forces without being forced to compromise with their articles of faith like......

Navy's new submarine hunter ineffective?

A yet-to-be-released US Department of Defence report has found that the Indian Navy’s expensive new Boeing P-8I multi-mission maritime aircraft ineffective at surveillance and detection and......

Navy's new submarine hunter ineffective?

A yet-to-be-released US Department of Defence report has found that the Indian Navy’s expensive new Boeing P-8I multi-mission maritime aircraft ineffective at surveillance and detection and......

Obama appoints woman for second top Pentagon post

US President Barack Obama has appointed a woman for the second topmost post in the Department of Defence. Christine Fox has been appointed as the Deputy Secretary of Defence, Defence Secretary......

How spectrum swapping will help debt-laden telcos

In a significant breakthrough, the defence ministry and the department of telecommunications, or DoT, have resolved the contentious issue of spectrum swapping. Image:  Indian telcos are......

'I have restored the sanctity of the Budget': Jaitley

In a Q&A with Doordarshan, Jaitley discusses how he chose the areas on which he would spend more. Image: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia (left), Chief Economic......

The 'C' word India needs (and it's not cashless)

Cashless transactions need ubiquitous connectivity, which we don't have. And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence, says Shyam Ponappa. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

Major changes in finance ministry after Budget

Three key babus will make room for a new set of officers to carry the baton of Budget programmes. Subhomoy Bhattacharjee reports. Three key members of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's team will......

HCL Tech bucks trend, PAT up 16.7%, but CEO departs

IT services firm HCL Technologies on Friday reported a 16.7 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 2,014 crore for the quarter ended September 2016. The Noida-based firm had posted a net profit of......

England head for Twenty20 title defence on winning note

England will depart for their Twenty20 World Cup defence in Sri Lanka in good heart after squaring the three-match series against South Africa with an emphatic 28-run win at Edgbaston on Wednesday.......

Unfortunately, we don't have a Kohli to save Test: Mushfiqur

'You can't just defend and save a Test match' IMAGE: We don't have a Virat Kohli in our team, says Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim. Photograph: BCCI Disappointed at not being able to save the......

Rooney matches Charlton to become Manchester United's leading scorer

IMAGE: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the team's first goal during their FA Cup 3rd round match against Reading FC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday. Photograph:......

EPL: What you must not miss this weekend

Rediff.com brings you the previews of the main matches scheduled for this weekend and early next week in the English Premier League calendar IMAGE: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool (right) is......

Junior Hockey WC: India pip Spain 2-1 to enter semis

The hosts will face Australia in the semi-final on Friday. Favourites India, on Thursday, overcame a goal deficit to edge out Spain 2-1 and seal a semi-final spot in the men's Junior Hockey World......
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RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB

The Reserve Bank is expected to formulate standard operating procedure (SOP) for approval of FDI proposals by ministries following the government... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/598358/rbi-frame-standard-procedure-fdi.html
Syrian cinematographer blocked from entering US for Oscars

He’s been nominated for an Oscar, but he might just miss the biggest event in the film industry. The cinematographer behind Netflix’s... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/syrian-cinematographer-blocked-from-entering-us-for-oscars/20170225.htm
Defence Security Corps Celebrates 70th Raising Day

Defence Security Corps (DSC), which was raised on 25 February 1947 as ‘Defence Department Constabulary’, celebrated... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=158681
India’s Rocketwomen

Think Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), think Vikram Sarabhai, Sat­ish Dhawan, G Madhavan Nair, Rodham Narsimha and a host of geniuses.... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/india%E2%80%99s-rocketwomen-476
SC upholds sacking of naval officers

The Supreme Court has upheld the government's decision to sack two naval officers facing criminal trial in the 2005 Navy war room leak case. A... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/navy-war-room-leak-case-sc-upholds-sacking-of-naval-officers-117022400686_1.html

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