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The Essence Of India-Russia Bilateral Relations Is Not Only Defence; It Is The Energy Security And Beyond

To define the essence of India Russia bilateral relations in narrow boundary of defence is the simplistic old school narrative. A closer look will reveal the unfolding of many other dimensions of economic cooperation. It is in the critical areas of energy-security and beyond. India has already made its biggest energy investments in Russia in the past where Russian and Indian companies have been pushing for greater cooperation in the oil and gas sector beyond the $32 billion invested in joint projects,

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India's Defence Exports In Past 7 Years Have Crossed Rs 38,000 Cr: Rajnath

Singh urged the MSMEs to invest more in research and development as it would help strengthen the nation's security.

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Sweden’s Saab Pitches Gripen Fighter Aircraft To India At “Half The Price Paid For Rafale”

Price war unleashed ahead of IAF’s mega global competition, pitting 125 Mn Euro Gripen against 216 Mn Euro Rafale

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DRDO’s Turbo Fan Engine for UAVs Will Make India Self-Reliant In This Complex And Critical Technology: G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO

DRDO has been building upon the success of Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles Systems for IAF. Now the task upon DRDO is to achieve such breakthroughs in developing indigenous aero- engine and marine engine. That includes Small Turbo Fan Engine for unmanned system that is put to test by DRDO. On the foundation of Kaveri Engine, DRDO has already developed a 12 MW Kaveri Marine Gas Turbine (KMGT) engine as derivative of Kaveri Aero Engine. G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO, talks about such innovation with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld. He also spoke on the critical Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) Technology for the Indian navy’s Project 75 and P-75I. The Project P-75I is unfolding under the first ever Strategic Partnership. The key is the technology here.

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COP26: PM Modi Meets His British Counterpart, Discusses Economy, Health, Defence

The two Prime Ministers reviewed the implementation of the Roadmap 2030 priorities particularly in the trade and economy, people-to-people, health, defence and security areas.

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A Learning Platform 'udChalo Academy' is Launched For The Dependents Of Indian Defence Personnel

udChalo introduces ‘udChalo Academy’, a learning platform exclusively for dependants of Indian Defence Personnel. A joint initiative by udChalo and powered by SpeEdLabs offering a wide variety of educational programs, scholarship benefits and more.Through this initiative, UdChalo offers online JEE/ NEET 2022 scholarship which is exclusively available for the wards and siblings of Defence Personnel. The scholarship worth INR 20 lacs is marked for this.

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Govt. Must Consider Reintroduction Of Tax Incentives For R&D In Defence: Jayant D. Patil, L&T

Time-lags have proved a hurdle for defence equipment procurement in India, which is why the private sector L&T Defence’s ahead- of- schedule delivery of 100 of the K9 Vajra to the Indian Army is path-finding. L&T Defence heralds a new chapter in defence production in India, standing out as a leader with next-gen technology that ranges from the potential light tank to next generation submarines under the P75 I. Jayant D.Patil, Whole-time Director and Sr. Executive VP (Defence & Smart Technologies) - L&T, is a key force behind these game-changing initiatives and unprecedented transformation that the Indian defence industry is witnessing. In a free-wheeling chat with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, he addresses wide-ranging topics on technological innovation for the Indian Armed Forces.

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Overdrive To Minimise Cost Of Defence, Restructuring Should Not Compromise Operational Effectiveness: Maj Gen Asthana

There is no question that Indian Armed Forces needed that twitch of modernization and restructuring in the times that are changing the dimensions of warfare. The Integrated Theater Commands (ITC) is designed to do so. Some formulations are already up on the ground-- restructuring to address some of these aspects was done, with formulation of HQ Integrated Defence Staff, Andaman and Nicobar Command and Strategic Force Command (SFC). But make no haste, says military veteran Major General S B Asthana as speaks with BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha on the ITC -- its complexity and the conflict within. It is about the training and equipment that must fulfill the spirit of jointness in building command.

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That Illusive Double Digit Growth-What Will Drive The Indian Economy

As India fends for resources to fight a virus and keep the economy on an even keel, it also looks beyond the pandemic and the targeted $5 trillion GDP. Are the country’s strategies and policy framework on track? BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks to economists across the political divide for a realistic assessment of the state of the economy

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This Govt. Is Clueless, My Advice Is Borrow And Spend-- P. Chidambaram

The economic growth statistics of the last financial year underplay some economic indicators like FDI and GST collection. The GDP numbers released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) show a 7.3 per cent contraction of the Indian economy over FY2020-21 ‒ the worst in over 40 years. Along, we must subject FDI to a closer analysis. Where are we headed in terms of economic planning and how do we reorient our growth story? And, crucially, what about India's youth dividend turning in bubble? Former Union Finance Minister and Congress member of Parliament, P. Chidambaram discusses these and other lacunae in planning with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha.

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Non-Automotive Engine Business Will Continue To Grow: Greaves Cotton MD

The company's automotive engine business fell 22 per cent to 29,665 units during the March quarter over the same period last year, while for full fiscal it slipped by a massive 63 per cent to 94,658 units as compared to 2,52,495 units in FY20, as per the presentation.

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Nuclear Energy: A Critical Pillar Enriching India-Russia Relationship

India-Russia relations have not only stood the test of time but have also seen an increasing convergence of interests in the post-cold war era upheaval.

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India signs USD 50 mln LoC agreement to boost Maldives' maritime capability

India signs USD 50 mln LoC agreement to boost Maldives' maritime capability

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8 Chinese fighter aircraft enter Taipei's air defense zone as Taiwan appoints US-trained defence minister

8 Chinese fighter aircraft enter Taipei's air defense zone as Taiwan appoints US-trained defence minister

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Furore over Rahul Gandhi's questions on defence in Parliamentary panel's meeting

Furore over Rahul Gandhi's questions on defence in Parliamentary panel's meeting

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