Need to be self-reliant in war fighting platforms and systems: Gen Pande

New Delhi, April 24 (UNI) Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Pande on Wednesday underlined the vital need of being self-reliant in war fighting platforms and systems, besides achieving self-sufficiency in critical technologies through indigenous Research & Development. Inaugurating a seminar cum exhibition on the theme “Year of Technology Absorption – Empowering the…

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Giridhar Aramane to attend SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Kazakhstan

New Delhi, April 24 (UNI) A delegation, led by Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane will be leaving for Astana, Kazakhstan, to participate in the Annual Meeting of the Defence Ministers’ of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States. The two-day meeting starting from Thursday will review the regional security issues within the SCO, including the defence cooperation…

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BJP feeling nervous after seeing manifesto of India Alliance: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, April 24 (UNI) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is feeling frustrated after seeing INDIA alliance manifesto in which issues of poor people, unemployment and farmers have been strongly taken up. Mufti, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Anantnag-Rajouri parliamentary seat, was addressing…

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BJP slams Sam Pitroda over ‘inheritance tax’ remark

New Delhi, April 24 (UNI) BJP on Wednesday slammed senior Congress leader Sam Pitroda for his “inheritance tax” remark saying “the intentions of Congress are dangerous and it wants to destroy the heritage of India”. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here, BJP National Spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi said “Congress party wants heritage, but…

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