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by Kakkaji
21 Feb 2021 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4427
Views: 872800

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

How CISF plans to absorb retired Army personnel into its ranks New Delhi: To help and rehabilitate retired Army personnel, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is all set to engage 2,000 of them in the ranks of sub-inspector and below, in various units across the country on contractual basi...
by Kakkaji
21 Feb 2021 02:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 693
Views: 144429

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

The rise of the agripreneur: Agritech startups trying to fix some major issues faced by agriculture sector While there has been a lot of controversy around the new farm laws—with talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers resulting in a stalemate every time—a group of young entrepreneurs a...
by Kakkaji
19 Feb 2021 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Centre okays 18 border foot tracks in Arunachal Pradesh The government has approved creation of 18 border patrol tracks in Arunachal Pradesh to improve patrolling along the India-China border, as proposed by a home ministry committee, said officials. This will help the Indian Army and Indo-Tibetan ...
by Kakkaji
19 Feb 2021 02:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1019
Views: 227219

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Title of the article: " In boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat , security forces to get India-made Israeli assault rifles" Screwdrivergiri, now being done by private players, is now being branded as Atmanirbhar :roll: In defense of screwdrivergiri, isn't that what the 'Strategic Partnership' mode...
by Kakkaji
18 Feb 2021 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201070

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP plans to reach out to khap leaders in western Uttar Pradesh The BJP is planning to reach out to khap (community) leaders in western Uttar Pradesh in an attempt to contain the spiralling agitation led by the Jats against the three central farm laws in a region where the party has enjoyed overwhe...
by Kakkaji
18 Feb 2021 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1128991

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Ka-226T utility chopper has 33% indigenous content: HAL https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ka-226t-utility-chopper-has-33-indigenous-content-hal/article33769304.ece 06 Feb 2021 From the above link: “In Ka-226T when we talk of 70% indigenous content, it is not the same as the Light Combat Aircra...
by Kakkaji
18 Feb 2021 06:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 424
Views: 122360

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Nod to Rs 12,000-crore PLI scheme for telecom equipment The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 12,195-crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for telecom equipment manufacturing in the country, which like the one approved for mobile phones earlier, is designed to offer incentives to th...
by Kakkaji
15 Feb 2021 08:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1125
Views: 280523

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Only 118? How many T90s have been ordered? Boss, just for one day can you shake off the pessimism please? Arjun Mk1A order immediately following the LCA Mk1A order. Reason enough to be happy for one day. There was a time when we had given up hope for either one. Think positive. Since this is Mk1A, ...
by Kakkaji
15 Feb 2021 08:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1125
Views: 280523

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

This is a day that we on BRF have been waiting for maybe 10 years now. 8)

Previous member Jcage must be very happy today. :wink:
by Kakkaji
14 Feb 2021 08:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The app ban was one of the non-linear targeted response to LAC confrontation. China expected only border response. The follow-up actions are continuing to disengage economically from China as much as possible. The PLI schemes for mobiles, electronics, Textiles, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals are being r...
by Kakkaji
14 Feb 2021 03:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Forgotten hero who brought Tawang under Indian Union to be honoured Tawang: Major Ralengnao Bob Khathing, who was instrumental in bringing Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh under the Indian Union, will be honoured for the first time on Sunday here in presence of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat...
by Kakkaji
14 Feb 2021 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Parliamentary panel on defence intends to visit Galwan Valley, Pangong in eastern Ladakh: Sources The parliamentary standing committee on defence intends to visit the Galwan Valley and the Pangong lake in the eastern Ladakh region which has been witness to a violent stand-off between the troops of ...
by Kakkaji
14 Feb 2021 03:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 424
Views: 122360

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa says Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit Tesla Inc will set up an electric car manufacturing unit in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, TV reports said on Saturday, citing Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa. Last month the company incorporated Tes...
by Kakkaji
14 Feb 2021 02:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 693
Views: 144429

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Yes I have no problem with the argument that MSPs lack rational basis in many cases. But specifically for pulses , they have a history that is different from that of say, rice or wheat that we produce in excess of demand. Dal has historically been produced in too little quantity due to it being a t...
by Kakkaji
13 Feb 2021 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201070

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

pappu has become increasingly brazen with his lies and attacks on the PM Rahul’s remarks part of Congress-China MoU: Nadda Feb 13, 2021 NEW DELHI: Several BJP members reacted strongly to Rahul Gandhi’s remarks against PM Modi and his allegation that India had ceded territory to China with party chi...
by Kakkaji
13 Feb 2021 23:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Posting in full as there are a lot of interesting details. How Modi made IT ministry burn the midnight oil to ban Chinese apps NEW DELHI: The decision to ban Chinese origin apps including TikTok and WeChat, just ahead of the third round of talks between Indian and Chinese military commanders, saw th...
by Kakkaji
11 Feb 2021 07:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 693
Views: 144429

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

NABARD lays emphasis on farmer producer organisations Coimbatore: NABARD has said the strategy of achieving higher growth in agriculture needs to be based on forming new farmer producer organisations (FPOs) and nurturing the existing ones, an official said on Wednesday. As of January 2021, about 8,...
by Kakkaji
11 Feb 2021 06:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 693
Views: 144429

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Government saves Rs 15,000 crore by reducing pulses import New Delhi: The government has saved Rs 15,000 annually reducing the dependence on imports for pulses. Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the production of pulses has gone up from 14 million tonnes to 24 million tonnes over ...
by Kakkaji
11 Feb 2021 06:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 554
Views: 477599

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Speed up Myanmar projects, PM Modi tells officials New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed officials to operationalise the Sittwe Port in Myanmar by July 31 and to complete the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project by the end of 2024. The Kaladan bilateral project, conceived ne...
by Kakkaji
11 Feb 2021 05:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3967
Views: 767784

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Four West Bengal cities to be added to Varanasi-Kolkata rail corridor

NEW DELHI: The Centre is planning to link four major West Bengal cities — Asansol, Durgapur, Burdwan and Kolkata — as stations on the 798-km high-speed rail route proposed to the state capital from Varanasi.
by Kakkaji
11 Feb 2021 05:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3967
Views: 767784

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Railways rolls out AC 3-tier economy class coach New Delhi: Railways on Wednesday rolled out its first air conditioned three-tier economy class coach which is being touted by the ministry to be “synonymous with the cheapest and best AC travel in the world". These coaches, officials said, will ...
by Kakkaji
08 Feb 2021 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1019
Views: 227219

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Thakur_B wrote:https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/state/bel-signs-mou-with-beretta-italy-948750.html

BEL has tied up with Beretta for manufacture of CQB carbines.


How is an ELECTRONICS company an appropriate partner for Beretta to manufacture small arms? :-? Shouln't Beretta have partnered with the OFB instead?
by Kakkaji
08 Feb 2021 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Amid faceoff, big boost for LAC surveillance NEW DELHI: India is going in for a major upgrade of surveillance capabilities along the northern borders with China through an array of drones, sensors, reconnaissance and electronic warfare equipment to keep tabs on the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in...
by Kakkaji
08 Feb 2021 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3795
Views: 755347

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

11 Rafale aircraft in India, entire batch expected by April 2022: Defence Minister

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that 11 Rafale aircraft have arrived in India while the entire batch of aircraft will come by April 2022 in the country.
by Kakkaji
08 Feb 2021 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699430

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Eastern Ladakh row: Government says emergency procurement of certain arms, equipments undertaken NEW DELHI: Emergency procurement of certain arms and equipment have been undertaken by the armed forces to beef up combat potential in view of the eastern Ladakh border standoff, the government said in ...
by Kakkaji
08 Feb 2021 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3009
Views: 572123

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

HAL signs agreement with Elbit Systems for supply of Digital Overhead Head Up Display Systems BENGALURU: State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd NSE 2.11 % (HAL) on Monday said it has entered into an agreement with Elbit Systems Electro Optics Elop Ltd., Israel, for supply of Digital...
by Kakkaji
06 Feb 2021 01:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1128991

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Thanks AkshaySG!

I hope there is no duplication of responsibilities, turf war, or wastage of resources.

I assume these coast-based ALH Mk3 are replacing the Chetaks?
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1125
Views: 280523

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Great if they order 118 Arjuns! Compared with the minimum size for imports this is quite low (I will leave it at that)! I think there will be more orders after Mk2 is ready and approved. They are ordering in lots of 118 units. Mk1, then Mk1A, then Mk2. IIRC the DRDO had asked for at least 500 units...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 23:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3009
Views: 572123

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Behind the paywall but: Boeing to manufacture 737 vertical fin structures in India NEW DELHI: Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL), a joint venture between the Tata Group and Boeing, will manufacture complex vertical fin structures for the 737 family of airplanes, Boeing announced today. The vertica...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3799
Views: 431060

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Behind the paywall but: Rs 15,000 crore Tata-Airbus deal for military transport aircraft at CCS door BENGALURU: With contract for the light combat aircraft signed–the largest military order placed domestically--focus has shifted to a mega deal which, if approved by the PM-led cabinet committee on se...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 22:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1125
Views: 280523

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Aero India: Not a fighter jet but infantry combat vehicle is showstopper BENGALURU: It is not a fancy fighter jet that always catches visitors' attention in the Aero show. Rather, this time, an infantry combat vehicle has turned out to be a showstopper for Aero India, the Asia's biggest aerospace a...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1128991

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indian Navy receives three Mk III Advanced Light Helicopters from HAL BENGALURU: The Indian Navy has received three "Made in India" advanced light helicopters, customised for coastal security, from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on Friday. The Mark-III Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) i...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3009
Views: 572123

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Government's endeavour is to bring down defence imports by USD 2 billion by next year: Rajnath Singh BENGALURU: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said with an aim of encouraging the manufacture of defence related items in the country, the government's endeavour is also to bring down its defe...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3009
Views: 572123

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Lockheed Martin inks pact with HAL to explore industrial opportunities BENGALURU: US defence major Lockheed Martin on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited NSE 3.79 % (HAL)to explore industrial opportunities. "We are excited to explore potenti...
by Kakkaji
05 Feb 2021 22:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5370
Views: 1205154

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

HAL, Rolls-Royce expand partnership BENGALURU: HAL and Rolls-Royce have agreed to expand their partnership in India for collaboration in two areas augmenting the supply chain for both Civil and Defence Aerospace and establishing an authorised maintenance centre for Adour Mk871 engines to support Ro...
by Kakkaji
03 Feb 2021 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201070

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think the CAA delay is related to the Assam elections
by Kakkaji
02 Feb 2021 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201070

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sikh farmers in UP are mostly in the Terai region, not Western UP
by Kakkaji
27 Jan 2021 06:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201070

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Whatever Punjab "farmers' issues" there are due to the new farm laws can be sorted out by way of some special incentives/ disincentives such as funds for income support, incentives for crop diversification, disincentives for monocropping etc, all designed in a way that the Punjab farmers' ...
by Kakkaji
19 Jan 2021 03:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1128991

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Home-grown rotary wing fleet to be in focus at AeroIndia NEW DELHI: India plans to showcase its home-grown rotary-wing fleet, which has potential for exports to friendly foreign nations, as a centrepiece of the upcoming AeroIndia show that is set to be attended by over 35 foreign delegations. Indig...

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