After 20 years, INSAS rifles to be retired, Indian Army to get ‘deadlier’ foreign alternative; After nearly 20 years, indigenous manufactured INSAS rifles will be finally ‘retiring’ from the army and replaced by an imported assault rifle which will be
Lack of helicopters hits Navy’s operational capabilities against enemy Submarines; The critical shortage of helicopters has emerged as the most alarming operational gap+ in the Navy, even more than submarines, minesweepers and missiles, with new acquisition and production projects failing to make any headway for well over a decade now.
The US today issued a travel warning for its citizens visiting Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, and said extremist elements are also “active” in India.
CRPF men to soon get body protectors; After nearly 2,400 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured during stone-throwing incidents in the Valley last year, the security force has decided to provide 20,000 full-body protectors and 3,000 poly-carbonate protectors to its troops.
FIIs own very little in the best performers in the midcap space over the last two years such as Vedanta, Indian Bank, Dalmia Bharat and Sundram Fasteners.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka, Germany, Spain, Russia and Kazakhstan in May and early June. The hectic overseas travel itinerary comes after a six-month hiatus — since his last foreign trip to Japan for the annual summit — in the backdrop of a string of state polls and Parliament sessions.
India hoists tallest Tri-Colour at Attari, Pakistan fears it could be used for ‘spying’; India on Sunday hoisted the tallest tricolour in the country at the Attari border. The 360-foot tall flag is high enough to be spotted from Lahore in Pakistan.
Chinese media likens PoK with Taiwan; asks India to back CPECClashes have impeded the economic development of both India and Pakistan as violence and terrorism led to underdevelopment and poverty in Kashmir.
‘Having India, China as its neighbours great opportunity for Nepal’; Nepal’s Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay has remarked that geographic location of China and India as Nepal’s neighbour is a great opportunity for the country.
The government could decide by November this year to allow foreign food retailers to sell non-food items, food-processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Monday while releasing a draft on the model foodprocessing policy.
New Delhi eyes big defence pact with Bangladesh during PM Hasina’s April visit; With the Teesta water-sharing pact off the radar for signing, India and Bangladesh are in discussion to ink a comprehensive defence pact during the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasnia to India in April.
President Donald Trump signed an order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, reviving a signature initiative of his presidency that stalled in the face of court challenges, sparked global protests and prompted dissent by some of his advisers.
Sena said had the BJP gone ahead with the contest and announced its Mayor candidate, Sena leadership was ready to retaliate by pulling out from Fadnavis gov