Tag: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

India, France sign deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: India and France today signed the much awaited Euro 7.87-billion (Rs 590,000 million) deal for the Multirole Rafale fighter jets that would be equipped with latest missiles and weapon system besides special configuration to give the Indian Air Force greater striking capacity against Pakistan. The Inter-Governmental Agreement was signed by Defence Minister

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7th Pay Commission and Armed forces: Defence Minister gives assurance to resolve anomalies

Newsroom24x7 Impact New Delhi: India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today held a detailed discussion on the 7th Pay Commission anomalies in respect of the Armed Forces with the Service Chiefs and the members of the Armed Forces Pay Commission Cell. Following the high level discussions, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha Chairman, Chief of Staff Committee

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7th Pay Commission: “Put your act together Parrikar and stand by your forces”

Newsrokm24x7 Staff This letter to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  as stated by Capt Amarinder Singh MP ( who defeated Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Amritsar in the last election) , has gone viral on facebook. The letter that’s gone viral: “Mr Parrikar, once again you have shown your inability to understand the Services. You can

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Defence projects and acquisition of technology: Modi Government gives a boost to domestic private sector

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led Indian Government has taken major policy initiatives to assist the domestic private sector in acquiring indigenous technology or technology from other countries for various Defence related projects. In the financial year 2015-16, the Government has accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for proposals worth Rs.45900 Crore approximately, in

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Rajnath, Parrikar review security situation and developmental projects in J&K

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today reviewed the security situation and developmental projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The high-level meeting was also attended by N.N. Vohra, Governor, J&K, Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag and Intelligence Bureau Director Dineswar Sharma. The

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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

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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

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Defexpo 2016: DRDO will focus on the spirit of ‘Make In India’

Newsroom247 Desk New Delhi: The display of state-of-the-art military systems and technologies by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) will narrate the saga of self-reliance & national pride by focusing on the spirit of “Make in India” at Defence Expo 2016 in Goa between  28 and 31 March. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the ninth edition of

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Russia prepares to lend another nuclear submarine to India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Moscow at the end of this calendar year, might return with another nuclear submarine, signed off on lease from Russia, to the Indian waters. Russia is all set to lease another submarine to India, a deal which would be sealed during

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Terror Boat: Government sticks to its version, puts Coast Guard DIG in dock

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The reported statement by a Coast Guard Deputy Inspector General that he had ordered a suspected terror boat to be blown up, which contradicts the Indian Government’s claim that the boat had blown itself up, has raised a huge controversy directly linked to national security. The Coast Guard officer in question DIG

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