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Defence Ministry denies role in selection of Reliance Defence for Rafale deal

The Defence Ministry said "unnecessary controversies" are being sought to be created following media reports regarding a statement purportedly made by Hollande.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Ex-french president Hollande terms Modi a thief: Rahul Gandi

The Congress chief alleged that Nirmala Sitharaman, Manohar Parrikar and Arun Jaitley had not signed the contract and that they were all lying to protect Prime Minister Modi

published on : 22nd September 2018

Rafale deal: France, Dassault Aviation contradict ex-President Hollande on Indian partners

Hollande was quoted in an article by a French website as claiming that the Indian government had asked the French government to nominate Reliance Defence as its India partner in the deal.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Rafale deal: After Hollande's statement, France says not involved in choosing Indian partners

The statement came following a French media report which quoted former President Francois Hollande as saying that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Indian government chose Anil Ambani for Rafale deal, says Ex-French President Francois Hollande

Hollande on a question about who selected Reliance as a partner and why, said it was the Indian govt that proposed Reliance’s name and Dassault had no choice but to take the company given to it.

published on : 21st September 2018

UK plans new mega unit to counter cyber terrorism: Report

The unit will take on and monitor domestic crime groups as well as hostile states such as Russia and terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS).

published on : 21st September 2018

Defence Ministry approves procurement of military equipment worth Rs 9,100 crore

The acquisition proposals were approved by the Defence Acquisition Council

published on : 18th September 2018

Aero India 2019: Centre bowed to local pressure, says Congress

The BJP, however, accused the Congress leaders of 'unnecessarily' creating confusion and even demanded an apology from them.

published on : 9th September 2018

Aero India 2019 to remain in Bengaluru, says Centre

The New Indian Express had first reported on discussions that were afoot to move the air show, which has been hosted by Bengaluru since the past several iterations, to a new venue, most likely in UP.

published on : 8th September 2018

Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa bats for democracy

His significant comments came two days after visiting US Secretary of State gave a pep talk to Bajwa on the importance of strong democratic institutions in Pakistan.

published on : 7th September 2018

Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa

Javed Bajwa also said the Pakistan Army learnt a lot from the 1965 and 1971 wars with India and has made the country's defence impregnable by developing nuclear weapons.

published on : 7th September 2018

Pakistan will not fight any other country's war: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan was addressing the Defence and Martyrs Day ceremony organised by the Army at its headquarters in Rawalpindi attended by parliamentarians, diplomats.

published on : 7th September 2018

Bailey bridges:  Opposition leader to seek Defence Minister’s Nirmala Sitharaman intervention

He said the state government must officially write to the Defence Ministry to seek Sitharaman’s intervention.

published on : 7th September 2018

COMCASA to give India access to high-end US defence technology

COMCASA essentially provides a legal framework for transfer of communication security equipment from the US to India.

published on : 6th September 2018

Israeli jets fly over Lebanon in rare daytime raid on Syria 

Syria's SANA state news agency said the country's air defenses shot down five missiles, adding that one person was killed and 12 others were wounded.

published on : 5th September 2018
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