Ex HAL chief T S Raju ‘s statements on Rafale factually incorrect Government sources

Government sources on Thursday dismissed as “factually incorrect” media reports of former Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) chief T.S. Raju claiming that the defence undertaking had signed a work-share contract with French company Dassault Aviation — the manufacturer of Rafale fighter jets. “In the news item…

DEFENCE DEALS WORTH $ 8 BILLION WILL BE ON AGENDA OF THE INDIA RUSSIA TALKS NEXT MONTH

Sources confirmed to FE that, “Besides the $ 2.2 bn deal for Frigates of Project 1135-6 frigates for the Indian Navy, the $ 5.5 bn S-400 Triumf advanced air defence missile system and the $1-bn Kamov-226 helicopters will be part of the agenda when Prime…

PAKISTAN ACTION AGAINST TERROR FUNDING NOT SATISFACTORY FATF

APPG, according to official sources, will report the unsatisfactory performance by Pakistan to the FATF, at its plenary in Paris in October 2018. The APPG examines cases of all countries on the grey and black lists and reports to the FATF. Almost three months after…

Cryptocurrency mining could become the new face of energy storage. Here’s how

The process of mining cryptocurrencies currently relies on energy from polluting sources. Using excess power from renewable sources instead could convert waste to value and reduce financial risks. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: Enass Abo-Hamed || World Economic Forum

ROLLING OUT BIG GUNS TWO BIG SHOWS FOR ‘MAKE IN INDIA

Sources said that one of the plans being discussed is for a joint firing of the M777 and the Vajra at a function at the Deolali range that could symbolise the induction of the guns into the Indian Army With elections fast approaching and questions…

China building military training base in Afghanistan, says Report

The South China Morning Post citing unidentified sources with ties to the Chinese military said, China was building the camp in the Wakhan Corridor, a narrow area that separates Tajikistan from Pakistan, in efforts to improve counterterrorism efforts in the war-torn country. The Hong-Kong based…

Russia’s Su-57 Jets to Be ‘Considerably Cheaper’ Than US F 35s Lawmaker

According to open sources, F-22 jets cost $146.2 million, while F-35s may cost between $83 million and $108 million. The Russian Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet will be two and a half times cheaper than US Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet and F-22 stealth fighter aircraft,…

Avoiding US Sanctions India starts preparing for life without Iranian oil

One of Iran’s biggest oil buyers said it has enough alternative sources of crude to replace any supplies cut off by U.S. sanctions on the Persian Gulf state — even if shipments stop completely. Indian OilNSE 1.01 % Corp. Chairman Sanjiv Singh says Saudi Arabia…

India Asks Refiners To Mull Alternatives As It Seeks To Cut Iranian Oil Imports

The Indian government has asked state-owned oil firms to prepare a blueprint of alternatives sources as it considers acquiescing to U.S. President Donald Trump’s demands for ending oil imports from Iran by Nov. 4, government and industry officials said today. While New Delhi says it…

Cyber Command Steps Up Recruiting Efforts With Special Hiring Authorit

On-the-spot job offers, using nontraditional recruitment sources and direct hiring are some of the latest options available to U.S. Cyber Command hiring managers under the new Cyber Excepted Service program. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Cyber Command Steps Up Recruiting Efforts With Special Hiring Authorit