Centre amends defence acquisition procedure to give further boost to ‘Make in India’ programme

Defence Acquisition Procedure-2020 has been amended to promote ‘Make in India’ and ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence. In a release, Defence Ministry said that all modernisation requirements of the three Services and Indian Coast Guard will be indigenously sourced irrespective of nature of procurement. The requirement of Integrity Pact Bank Guarantee has […]

Important to reduce production cost as well as maintaining quality in textiles industry: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said that it is important to reduce production cost as well as maintaining quality in textiles industry. He was interacting with textile industrialists at Solapur last night. The minister is on a visit to Solapur for the dedication and groundbreaking ceremonies of highways worth Rs. […]

First edition of Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2022 underway in New Delhi

The first edition of the Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2022 is underway in New Delhi.  The conference serves as a platform for naval commanders to discuss important maritime matters at the military-strategic level as well as interact with senior government functionaries through an institutionalised forum. During the conference, Defence Minister […]

DefConnect 2.0 is celebration of the growth of Indian defence start-up ecosystem says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, DefConnect 2.0 is a celebration of the growth of the Indian defence start-up ecosystem. He mentioned that this is the culmination of the success of his ministry’s initiative Innovation for Defence Excellence (iDEX). Mr Singh highlighted iDEX has so far assisted in developing and processing […]

CBI files chargesheet against former NSE CEO Chitra Ramakrishna and Subramanian in alleged co-location scam case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet yesterday against the former National Stock Exchange (NSE) managing director Chitra Ramakrishna and its former group operating officer Anand Subramanian in the alleged co-location scam case. CBI has alleged that Chitra allegedly abused her official position in key decisions among other […]