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…

Indian Economy to reach $5 Trillion mark by 2022 PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday the size of Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each. Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre here, he cited this week’s announcement…

Vajra hits target during Pokhran test

On Thursday, Army successfully test fired from indigenous advanced gun K9-Vajra-T (long range) which hit the target at Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer. The gun has a range to fire up to 40-50km. On Thursday, 6 rounds were fired successfully from the Howitzer after…

US India 2 Plus 2 Dialogue Why is Russian S 400 missile defence system so important to India

As US and India commence the first 2+2 dialogue on Thursday, one of the points to be stressed upon would be India’s purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence system. Pegged at about a whopping Rs 39,000 crore, this is arguably one of the costliest purchases…

Face Off The World’s Sole Super Power Vs The World’s 2nd Largest Economy

The U.S.-China trade war that escalated Thursday with fresh tariffs on both sides is rooted in a battle for supremacy that encompasses national security as well as trade, leaving slim odds of an easy resolution. And no matter who wins, the conflict will sow the…

CHINA SAYS IT IS HELPING AFGHANISTAN WITH DEFENCE, COUNTER TERRORISM

China’s defence ministry said on Thursday that it was supporting Afghanistan’s defence and counter-terrorism efforts, a day after Beijing denied a plan to build a base in Afghanistan and to send Chinese forces to the war-torn country. China’s foreign ministry on Wednesday dismissed a report…

GSLV F11 cryo engine hot test successful

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), on Thursday said it has successfully completed the hot test of cryogenic engine for the GSLV-F11, which is scheduled to launch the GSAT-7A in November this year. A hot test is a ground test conducted to check for the…

US once again frowns over India’s S-400 missile purchase from Russia,says we could partner

Continuing the pressure on India over its Russian purchases, a US official on Thursday warned a special waiver from US sanctions is ‘not guaranteed’ if India buys weapon platforms from Russia. News agency AFP cited Randall Schriver, the Pentagon’s assistant secretary of defense for Asian…

Proper Emergency Kit Essential to Hurricane Preparedness

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Fact check Did Nirmala Sitharaman say HAL not capable of producing aircrafts as Congress is Claiming

Amid ongoing row over Rafale fighter-jet aircraft deal, the Congress party on Thursday said that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that HAL was not competent enough to produce aircraft. The Congress has launched an offensive on the prime minister and his government over the Rafale…