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Why INS Vajrakosh's commissioning is BIG deal

Spread out over 1000 acres, INS Vajrakosh, Indian Navy’s latest establishment which was commissioned by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday, would be the home base for a bulk of......

How Parrikar is failing the armed forces

Our large military requirements make for an enormous buyer's leverage, which the defence ministry fritters away in piecemeal purchases Few tears will be shed, especially in the corridors of power,......

How US Javelin missile spoiled Israeli party in India

The United States is rising steadily up the list of India's top military suppliers. The defence ministry is finalising a decision to allow the FGM-148 Javelin missile, built by US companies......

US Admiral caught in ministry protocol for appointments

Defence Minister A K Antony has turned down Admiral Sam Locklear's request for a meeting, directing Locklear instead to Defence Secretary R K Mathur. Ajai Shukla reports......

'Bureaucracy a major impediment to Indo-US military ties'

Dr S Amer Latif, a senior Pentagon policy expert, has said the civilian bureaucracy with the Indian Ministry of Defense 'is a significant impediment to close US-India military ties'. Aziz Haniffa......

2G irregularities happened during NDA rule: Sibal

Refusing to be defensive on the 2G spectrum scam, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday hit back at BJP for raking up the issue, alleging that "irregularities" had taken place during the......

Why the Indian economy is like Rohit Sharma

Even a doomsayer like Nouriel Roubini says India is in a sweet spot. If only we'd live up to the promise, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma in full flow in an ODI against the Aussies. The......

Budget goodies for GIFT City, markets likely

Ministry considering tax sops for India's first global financial centre, steps to liberalise futures and options markets. Image: Conceived in 2007 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Gujarat's......

Why Deutsche Bank India CEO has a thing for Mumbai

 Ravneet Gill, Deutsche Bank India CEO thinks the banking regulator and the government are doing an earnest job of building the blocks for future growth and regaining the trust of......

Is Vijay Mallya on the comeback trail?

After being forced to resign as chairman of MCF, Mallya is now keen on increasing his stake in the company Vijay Mallya never fails to amaze you. After losing Kingfisher Airlines, Mallya is......

FIFA probe: Guatemala arrests ex-soccer chief Jimenez

Guatemalan police on Tuesday arrested fugitive former national soccer federation president Brayan Jimenez in connection with a corruption probe into the sport's world governing body FIFA. Police......

Russia ready to cooperate with WADA in doping scam

IMAGE: Sportsmen train at a local stadium in the southern city of Stavropol, Russia (This image is used for representational purposes). Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters The Russian Sports Ministry said......

TRAGIC! 22 people killed outside Cairo soccer stadium

‘I'd told him: leave soccer matches’ A soccer fan is seen near a police car, which was set on fire by fireworks, during clashes between soccer fans and security forces in front of a......

Sports Shorts: India drawn with Germany in Champions Trophy hockey

VR Raghunath of India celebrates after scoring from a penalty corner during the Mens Hockey match between India and Wales. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images The Indian hockey team has been......

World Cup chit-chat: Brazil deploys troops to secure borders for World Cup

Brazil began deploying 30,000 troops on Saturday to patrol its borders and beef up security for the World Cup soccer tournament that will kick off in 12 Brazilian cities next month, the Defense......
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Allahabad Bank, Hindalco and more

Allahabad Bank stocks were trading 10.69 per cent down at Rs 45.55 (9.36 am) after the company reported a loss of Rs 486.14 crore for the third... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/markets/indian-markets/stocks-in-focus-news-on-bse-sensex-nse-nifty-on-feb-0-2016/209509/
U.S. sources

By Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but not yet... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/north-korea-satellite-stable-orbit-not-transmitting-u-015543994.html
India MSME Summit in Thiruvananthapuram

The capital will host the fourth edition of India Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Summit on February 15. The Summit, organised by the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/India-MSME-Summit-in-Thiruvananthapuram/2016/02/10/article3268994.ece
US spy

Obama, Abe, Park support UN resolution on Pyongyang North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor that could provide fuel for nuclear weapons, US... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/north-korea-restarts-plutonium-plant-nukes-us-spy-140
Discrimination dialogue

In the aftermath of Rohith Vemula's suicide, the HRD ministry is right to call for a dialogue with universities on discrimination. But the cultural... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/discrimination-dialogue-000000197.html

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