Coal scam case: Accused ready to make disclosures

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: An accused in the coal scam case, Suresh Singhal is ready to act as an approver and make disclosures in this case. Suresh Singhal, who has worked for Jindal, had earlier on April 21 sought pardon stating he is ready to make disclosures before the court by acting as an approaver.…

Suicidal tendency in the Defence forces

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today told Lok Sabha that Government of India is taking measures to reduce stress and prevent incidents of suicide and fratricide in the defence forces. Parrikar told the House that the Government is working to improve the living and working conditions in Defence forces by providing better…

Defence Procurement Procedure to boost “Make in India” initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 focuses on a boost to the ‘Make in India’ -initiative of the Government of India, through Indigenous design, development and manufacturing of defence equipment, platforms & systems. The ‘Make’ procedure has been simplified to ensure increased participation of the Indian industry. Enhancing the role…

No end to infiltration from Pakistan, zero incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: There has been a sharp rise in successful cases of infiltration by terrorists along the India-Pakistan border this year. This is explicit from the fact that against 33 cases of successful infiltration and 118 infiltration attempts in 2015, the security establishment in India has recorded in the first three months of…

PSLV-C33 successfully launched: India will now command position information in the Indian region

In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) Thursday afternoon (April 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty fourth consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the thirteenth in its…

Jail sentence for former Railway Board Member, 4 others

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai has convicted V.K.Agnihotri, a former Member Engineering, Railway Board; N.Kirthivasan, ex-General Manager; P.Rajamoni, ex-Chief Track Engineer; S.Sethuraman, the then Additional General Manager and S.Ramasubramanian, then Chief Signals & Telecommunication Engineer, all working in Southern Railway and sentenced them to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with…