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Nepal PM to visit China in likely snub to India?

Amid hiccups in Indo-Nepal ties over the Madhesi issue, Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to embark on his maiden China visit soon, ignoring the usual practice of visiting India first by a new premier.”PM Oli will visit China in the beginning of the New Year 2016 during which many agreements will be…

Make in India and the Expanding Scope for India-Japan Defence Cooperation

India’s Act East policy and Prime Minister Modi’s Make in India drive coincide with the shifts in the Japanese post-war security policy and the April 2014 easing of the self-imposed arms export ban. The Agreement concerning transfer of Defence Equipment and Technology Cooperation signed during the latest visit of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on December…

ISRO’s Reusable launch vehicle Project Likely to be Delayed

Technical snags have forced the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to put off the first test on a scaled-down prototype of India’s futuristic space shuttle. Sources said on Sunday that the Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD), under development at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) here at Thumba, developed a minor leak during a test,…

India may be third largest economy after 2030: UK Think Tank

India could become the world’s third largest economy after 2030 and its ascension could see France and Italy kicked out of the exclusive G8 group or its membership increased to 10 to accommodate India and Brazil, according to a new study. According to a report by the UK think tank Centre for Economics Business and…

India likely to top world’s growth chart in 2016: Harvard study

Projected to grow at 7%, India has the potential to be the world's fastest-growing economy over the next decade till 2024, far outpacing China that could slow to 4.3%, says an influential study by Harvard's Centre for International Development (CID) on the basis of the 2014 trade data, the latest available. Helmed by Prof Ricardo…

PM Nawaz Tightly Embraces Narendra Modi At Lahore Airport

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi ‘s flight landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Friday evening. He was accompanied by 120 delegates. Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and other federal minister were present at the airport and rendered a warm welcome to the Indian Prime Minister.PM Nawaz Sharif tightly embraced his Indian counterpart.…

Reliance, AlmazAntey to jointly develop air defence missile system

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has signed an agreement with Russia's manufacturer of Air Defence Missile Systems, AlmazAntey, to work jointly on a range of air defence missile and radar systems for the Indian defence forces, the former said in a release Thursday. In a deal which coincides with PM Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, Anil…

India delivers three mi25 choppers to Afganistan

India has delivered three Mi 25 attack helicopters to Afghanistan, in what is seen as a shift in its strategy towards the strife-torn country. Defence sources said that three such choppers have already been delivered to the Afghan government, which will boost its capability against Taliban terrorists. The choppers were taken to Afghanistan in a…

India says closing in on Westinghouse deal to build 6 nuclear reactors

  India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its $150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground. The proposed power plant in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state…

Shaheen-3 missile will be able not only strike on Indian’s Andaman and Nicobar island but also pakistan another enemy Israel+-

Shaheen-III is a land-based surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile.Development began after developed India's Agni-III missile. Shaheen-3 was successfully tested on 9 March 2015 with 2750 km (1700 mi) range– a range of up to 1700mi, which could enable it all corners of India and reach deep into the Middle East parts of North Africa and Southern…

Astra Missile:- A force Multiplier for Indian Airforce

Astra is an active radar homing beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) developed by the De fence Research and Development Organization, India. Astra is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for engagement of both short-range targets (up to 20 km) and long-range targets (up to 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes. The…

Reviewing The Chinese J 10-B Fleet

  The J 10 is one of the Chinese backbone Fighter jet to perform defensive mission inside Chinese Air-space. The Chinese Air force operates more than 250 J 10 variants which comprises more than twelve squadron of Fighter's with 70% of service availability at any given time. The J 10 is one of the best…

India and Iran trying to seal Chabahar port deal by January

India and Iran are trying to iron out irritants and conclude contract by January for the expansion project of the strategically located Chabahar Port after over six months Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari had concluded MoU on the project - proposed gateway to landlocked Afghanistan. Official of both sides are negotiating terms of the contract with…

TAPI

TAPI:- A Hope for Energy Starved India

The Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI), also known as Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline, is a natural gas pipeline being developed by the Asian Development Bank. The pipeline will transport Caspian Sea natural gas from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan into Pakistan and then to India. Construction on the project started in Turkmenistan on December 13, 2015. The pipeline is expected to be operational by…

Bullet Train Project Could Turn Out To Be An Expensive Mistake for India

The highlight of the three-day visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the signing of a pact for the the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-speed rail corridor, a massive project involving a cost of 98000 crore rupees. Both sides have invested time, energy and diplomatic resources in this showpiece project for which the Japanese are committed to…

Jet Engine Technology a Top Priority for Manohar Parrikar in India-US Talks

NEW DELHI — US cooperation in engine technology was a top issue for Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar when he met US Defense Secretary Ash Carter Wednesday and Thursday in Washington, said an Indian Defence Ministry source. India needs engine technology for its proposed homegrown advanced medium combat aircraft (AMCA), which is still on the…