India to finalise $3 billion predator drone deal with US by Current Fiscal

India is all set to seal a long-conceived proposal to procure 30 multi-mission armed Predator Drones from the United States for the three defence services of the country. The procurement of the drones will be at an estimated cost of over USD 3 billion (around Rs. 22,000 crores). Reportedly, the proposal for acquiring the MQ-9B long-endurance drones, armed with air-to-ground missiles, is likely to be cleared by the

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India, Dubai sign MoU to develop real estate, industrial parks in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir administration on October 18, 2021, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai government for the real estate development, industrial parks, multipurpose towers, IT towers, medical college, logistics, super specialty hospital, and more. According to the official release, the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal noted the significance of the day and said, “With the signing of the MoU with the Government

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Independence Day 2021: 5 Interesting Facts You Need to Know!

Independence Day 2021: India will celebrate its 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2021. India attained freedom on August 15, 1947, after ending 200-years of British rule. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick off grand celebrations on August 15, 2021, from Red Fort. All central ministries and concerned departments will present projects and programmes to showcase India’s development, governance, progress and policy, and technological reforms. This year’s celebration

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INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trials

INS Vikrant: India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant began its much-awaited maiden sea trials on August 4, 2021. INS Vikrant is the largest and most complex warship built in the country. INS Vikrant’s sea trials have brought India into the league of select nations that have the capability of indigenously designing and building a  state-of-the-art aircraft carrier.  The maiden sea trials of the 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier have

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Code of Conduct on South China Sea must be consistent with UN Convention: India at EAS meeting

The External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on August 4, 2021, stressed that the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea must be fully consistent with the relevant UN convention. He also mentioned that the negotiations on it should not prejudice the legitimate rights and interests of the nations that are not part of the discussions. While speaking at a meeting of the East Asia Summit (EAS) virtually,

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