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Arms acquisitions languish without funds or coordination

India's cumbersome arms procurement procedures and a plodding Ministry of Defence bureaucracy have long been blamed for shortfalls in combat capability. Now there is another, more worrying, reason......

Chopper scam: Def Min team in Italy to study evidence

A high-level team headed by defence ministry's director general (acquisition) today left for Italy to go through the crucial documents and evidence provided to India by the government there in the......

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......

In first after Bofors, army buys howitzers for 3000 cr

The defence ministry has cleared the acquisition of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers from the United States under a Rs 3,000 crore deal, according to sources. This is the first such agreement to procure......

Army to acquire new air defence system

Army has initiated the process of acquiring new gun systems to take on enemy aircraft and missiles, a month after its chief General V K Singh raised the issue of obsolescence of air defence systems......

India likely to spend $80 bn in next 5 yrs: CII

India is estimated to spend about $80 billion in the next five years on defence acquisitions, making it one of the most attractive markets for global defence firms, an industry study has said.The......

Both Jet, Sahara have defences: Experts

As the issue of Jet Airways' acquisition of Air Sahara moved to the courts today, there was a buzz in legal circles that both the sides had approached senior corporate lawyers in Delhi to get ready......

GE may buy bank in India, eyes defence

General Electric is drawing up plans to acquire a bank in India and bag large orders in the country's nuclear energy and defence sectors. "We are waiting for some clarification from the Reserve......

Govt to review defence buys in October

The government's plans to acquire a host of arms systems and the advanced jet trainer within this financial year will be reviewed in October when defence and finance ministry officials meet to......

Interim Budget 2014: Defence allocation hiked by 10%

Amid its modernisation drive, the defence ministry was on Monday allocated Rs 2,24,000 crore (Rs 2,240 billion) in the interim General Budget, marking a 10 per cent increase over the last Budget.......

Expect more goals as European clubs opt for double strike force

The transfer market has thrown up promising strike partnerships this season. Bikash Mohapatra’s picks six potentially formidable combinations in Europe. Midway through the transfer season,......

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Q. Mr Nikhil Gandhis Pipavav Shipyard has won a mega-order worth 3000 Crores from Ministry of Defence for the construction of five Naval Off-Shore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Indian Navy. The Contract is being steered Joint Secretary (Capital Acquisition) in Ministry of Defence. Contract negotiation has commenced on 17 Mar 2010 for delivery of ships from 2013. The Navy also plans to give follow-on orders to M/s Pipavav for Frigates, Cadet Training ships, Attack Crafts, Interceptors etc. Pipavav will be the first private shipyard to enter in Capital Warship Construction. The present orders of 3000
:  A. Very good news for the stock to flare up. more

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Berkley
Q. Ms Mamata Banerjee is the most non corrupt Minister .But she is not prepared to see beyond Bengal.Please comment.
Berkley:  A. Corruption if you define as only something that they take for their own self gratification, may be it is true that she is not corrupt as her life...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/ms-mamata-banerjee-is-the-most-non-corrupt-minister-.but-she/16765630/answers/15566098

Damodar Biswal
Q. sir,my one year old son is suffering from downs syndrom "trysomy 21". can this decease is curable in aayurvedic if it is then pse guide me for baba ramdev branch aayurvedic in mumbai becouse i am in mumbai and serving in defence it is not possible for me to go from here to any other place for longer period, and out of that i am a salary holder hand to mouth can this treatment is affordable for me. please guide me sir sz rahmanindian navymumbai
Damodar Biswal:  A. There is no 'cure' for Down syndrome, but researchers are working all the time to develop effective interventions and treatment strategies. Please...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sirmy-one-year-old-son-is-suffering-from-downs-syndrom-quott/15565370/answers/6601768

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What do PE fund managers have to say

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Time to put rail tracks on track

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FDI limit in defence raised from 26 pct to 49 pct

As part of military modernisation drive, The government today allocated Rs 2.29 lakh crore for the Defence Ministry in the Budget, marking an... ...

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FDI in defence sector hiked to 49% from 26% in Union Budget

Finance minister Arun Jaitley allocated additional Rs5,000 crore above the Rs89,587.95 crore provided for the acquisition of new weapon systems for... ...

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