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Decision to raise FDI limit in defence significant step: Jaitley

Public opinion was ‘more comfortable’ with proposal to have 51% Indian control over companies in future.

Defence production units to get longer-term licences

The validity of the industrial licence has been extended to three years from the existing two years.

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Defence purchases above Rs 10 lakh to be on e-platform

The ministry issued an order on June 6 that all purchases above Rs 10 lakh now be sourced only through this platform.

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India to encash 228 m euros bank guarantees of Agusta

After cancelling the VVIP chopper deal for 12 AW 101 helicopters earlier this year on charges of bribery, the defence ministry had moved to encash the bank guarantees.

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15 militants, 10 soldiers killed in Yemen attack

The attackers, however, failed to storm the army command and the security headquarters.

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EC gives nod, govt set to name Lt Gen Dalbir Singh as next Army Chief

The incumbent Army Chief General Bikram Singh will retire on July 31 and as per the tradition.

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EC nod to govt for appointment of new Navy chief

The permission was sought by the Ministry in view of the Model Code of Conduct in force for the LS polls.

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Mishap at under-construction sub won’t affect project: Defence Ministry

the Defence Ministry said that the submarines are safe and the accident does not adversely affect the project activities of Indian Navy.

CBI set to reopen bribery case against Sudhir Choudhrie

The CBI’s current probe into the contract will likely be centred around Rs 5,000 crore worth of orders received by Rolls Royce.

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Defence Ministry orders CBI probe into purchase of Rolls Royce engines by HAL

Inquiry comes after Sudhir Choudhrie held in bribe scandal involving UK firm.

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Submarine mishaps: Navy had raised alarm with PMO, Defence Ministry

Till 2013, India had a fleet of 15 submarines including 10 Russian Kilo Class vessels and four German HDW vessels.

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Morning after DGMO meet, Govt chopper flew to check if troops were on way back

Morning, on Singh’s SC petition, where possible action, including dismissal, was discussed; at evening meeting at 7 RCR, agenda became troop movements, panic

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Top General speaks: Def Secy summoned me late night, said highest seat of power was worried, troops must go back quickly

Confirmation comes after almost two years of denial by both the government and the Army of any such incident, which was first investigated and reported by The Indian Express on April 4, 2012.

The ministry first procured 657 tanks at a cost of Rs 9083.36 crore and then spent a fee of Rs 330.39 crore for acquiring technology to produce them at home. (PTI)

CAG pulls Defence Ministry for inducting tanks without ACs

Ministry was of view that Indian commanders preferred to operate vehicles with open cupolas which will limit effectiveness of these ACs.