The Adani Group, which had bid in partnership with the public sector Hindustan Shipyard Limited, was not selected since it did not fulfill the requisite criteria, sources in Defence Ministry and the Indian Navy said.
The Army said in a statement that Singh “is on a strategically significant five-day visit” and is “leading a high-level military delegation which will hold talks with top Generals of the People’s Liberation Army”.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi condemned the killing of Ravinder Singh, the younger brother of a television anchor, who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Peshawar.
The Indian security establishment has never considered Iranian intelligence or militia operations as a major threat. Barring an attack on an Israeli diplomat in New Delhi in 2012, there is no history of Iranians or Iranian agencies being involved in a terrorist attack or subversive activity in India.
According to the estimate prepared by the Public Works Department, Nagar Nigam, Meerut Development Authority and Road Transport Office for police vehicles that were damaged, the total cost of the damaged property in the city is Rs 40.87 lakh.
Security drones kept watch on groups of people moving on roads and senior officers led police patrols. In Lucknow, roads wore deserted looks with heavy police bandobast in areas of the old city which was rocked by violence on December 19.
While police claimed that no minor had been detained, the two families have alleged that their boys have been lodged in Bareilly jail for a week. Protests in Sambhal had turned violent last Thursday, leaving two dead.
According to a report prepared by senior police officers in the district, they are yet to associate the killing of 24-year-old Aleem, previously mis-identified as Areef, to the violence around the protests.