Defence Deals

  • Pakistan to boost cooperation with China 08-07-2013 06:01 AM

    Beijing: Visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that his government would promote Pakistan-China partnership by implementing cooperation projects. The co-operation achievements made by Pakistan and China's Guangdong province reflect the profound friendship between people of the two nations, reported Xinhua citing Sharif while visiting the province. On...
  • L&T eyeing defence orders worth up to $ 1.4 billion 17-06-2013 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: Larsen & Toubro Ltd is competing for defence contracts worth up to Rs 8,000 crore that will be awarded in the next few months, MV Kotwal, president of the company's heavy engineering department, said on Monday. It has bid for four contracts from the Indian coast guard to...
  • 'INS Vikramaditya could be handed over by December' 25-05-2013 08:30 AM

    Panaji: Long-delayed aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is undergoing trials and could be in India by December, Russian ambassador Alexander Kadakin said Friday. The Russian ambassador also complained that the delay in handing over of the Russian aircraft carrier to India was being written about extensively, as compared to the five-year...
  • Pipavav Defence in talks with DCNS for tie-up 17-04-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company Ltd (PDOECL) is in "advanced stages" of discussions with DCNS for a strategic partnership, which may include selling some stake to the French defence major. "We are at an advanced stage of discussion with the French company, DCNS, a world renowned warship...
  • Govt's Rs 1500 crore Rafale deal faces delays 05-04-2013 11:42 PM

    New Delhi: India's plan to buy 126 fighter-jets from Dassault Aviation could be delayed as the two sides struggle to reach an agreement over the role of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), two sources familiar with the matter said. India picked the Dassault-made Rafale jet for exclusive negotiations in January...
  • AgustaWestland middleman Michel was involved in Mirage deal 15-02-2013 10:32 PM

    CNN-IBN has accessed court judgement delivered by the commercial court of Paris, throwing more questions against Michel. ...
  • Obama eyes India's defence pie 03-11-2010 12:29 PM

    Several multi-billion dollar defence deals are on the cards during Barack Obama's visit to India. ...
  • Imprisoned Fonseka now loses parliamentary seat 07-10-2010 05:07 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka's brief stint as an MP has come to a sudden end in the wake of his 30-month imprisonment for corruption in defence deals, amid reports that the President may consider pardoning him if a plea is made personally by him or a...
  • India to flag off biggest aircraft deal ever 28-04-2008 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when a majority of the sports fraternity is gunning for Virender Sehwag's head, his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils has come out in support of him. Speaking at the launch of Daredevils 'Superfans' here, the team's mentor TA Sekar said: Everybody goes through...
  • Antony says ban on middlemen in defence deals to stay 17-02-2008 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: India's morale-sapping second Test humiliation against England has triggered a desperate wave of soul-searching back home with some former players questioning spinner Harbhajan Singh's place in the side and the appointment of coach Duncan Fletcher. India arrived in England as the top-ranked Test team and still basking in...
  • No middlemen in defence deals, minister talks tough 16-02-2008 11:33 PM

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that Ian Bell knew he had messed up during his controversial run out in the second Test against India but gave the impression of not really knowing what all the fuss was about to get a reprieve from the visiting side. The incident...
  • Antony snubs Navy Chief over ties with Russia 08-12-2007 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: Power hitting in the opening 15 overs before the pitches start to deteriorate will hold the key to success in this month's World Cup, according to former Australia opener Matthew Hayden. Hayden, the top scorer at the 2007 World Cup, formed an explosive opening partnership with Adam Gilchrist which...
  • Russia hikes aircraft price, India refuses to buy it 01-12-2007 02:47 AM

    Wellington: Pakistan need 274 runs on the final day to win the second Test and complete a 2-0 series sweep against New Zealand after bowling the hosts out for 293 late on the fourth day. Umar Gul ripped through New Zealand's tail, taking two wickets in two balls, as the...
  • A dogfight in Indian arms bazaar 17-05-2007 10:59 PM

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  • Defence agents trouble UPA Govt 14-10-2006 09:18 PM

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  • Govt bans brokers in defence deals 11-10-2006 11:06 PM

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