Australia may seek revival of India-US-Japan Malabar Joint Naval Exercise – More problems for China; As Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turbull comes calling to India, the revival of quadrilateral naval drills in the Indian Ocean Region— comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia —is likely to come up for discussion.
Govt to ensure minimum Rs 1 crore compensation to CAPFs martyrs: Rajnath Singh; The government is making all out efforts to ensure that families of troops killed in the line of duty are provided a compensation of not less than Rs one crore, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said.
Modi’s Israel Visit to Spur Missile Deals;India is close to signing two defense deals with Israel as it seeks to deepen ties with the Middle Eastern nation before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in July, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
No technology transfer in the Su-30 spare parts deal;The agreement last month between the Russian manufacturers of Sukhoi-30 aircraft and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for supply of spares does not entail any technology transfer, parliament was told on Tuesday.
Post Pathankot attack, government initiates procurement of bulletproof jackets, protective gears for Indian Army;After the Pathankot operations, the Indian government has swung into action and has initiated procurement of Bullet Proof Jackets (BPJs) and other necessary protective gears for soldiers.
Pakistan admits to roles of Army, frontier corps and ISI in civilians killings in Balochistan; Pakistani army, frontier corps stationed in Balochistan and its wicked intelligence Agency, ISI have kidnapped and killed civilians, who questioned the repressive regime of the state.
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Bilawal says PPP against capital punishment; Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has indirectly opposed the death sentence handed out to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav for “spying”, saying the issue is controversial but his party is against capital punishment “on principle”.
I see India heading towards disaster, says Farooq Abdullah; Despite differences in the party over whether to contest the by-election from the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat or not, National Conference president and three-time Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah took the plunge.
Jadhav’s death sentence a right decision, there is not much India can do : Pakistani daily; Kulbhushan Jadhav’s sentencing is a “right decision” and a “very strong message by Pakistan to India”, Pakistan’s newspaper The Nation said in its editorial today.