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Defence and national security news

OROP will be rolled out before Diwali: Manohar Parikkar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar today evening announced that  OROP (one-rank-one pension) for ex-Defence personnel will be rolled out before Diwali. Meanwhile representatives of the agitating ex-servicemen, […]

Terrorist ambush in Manipur: 18 armymen killed

Newsroom24x7 Desk Manipur: Terrorists ambushed an army convoy and killed 20 armymen and injured at least a dozen others from 6 Dogra Regiment in Manipur’s Chandel district on Thursday morning. […]

“Make in India” and the ground reality

Lalit Shastri The apex auditing agency –the Comptroller and Auditor General of India–has put a question mark on the ability of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to absorb technology and this has been […]

India the biggest arms purchaser

Lalit Shastri The projection two-years ago by a Swedish Research Group that India had replaced China as the biggest arms purchaser in the World had not come as any surprise as […]