Sanjay Banga appointed as CVO Indian Rare Earths Ltd. (IREL)

Shri Sanjay Banga, Indian Engineering Service(93) appointed as CVO in Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL), Mumbai under Department of Atomic Energy for a period of 3 year.He comes in place of Shri B R Tarafdar the current CVO who joined IREL on April 2014.… Read More

B Ashok takes charge as Chairman of IOC

B Ashok took over as  Chairman of Indian Oil Corp, the nation’s largest oil firm.Prior to his appointment as Chairman IOC, Ashok was ED- Retail Sales and ED at the Corporate Office at New Delhi. A mechanical engineer from College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras University with a Post-Graduate Management degree from National Management Programme… Read More

Rafale Jet induction on fast track

India’s negotiations with French aviation major Dassault for 126 Rafale Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) for USD 20 billion “are progressing well” and the contract is likely “sooner than later in the current financial year (2014-15)” a top military commander has said.

The number of Su-30MKI aircraft is also steadily… Read More

Border infra gets Rs 2,250 outlay

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated Rs 2,250 crore for the modernisation of India’s border infrastructure, besides allocating Rs 990 crore for the socio-economic development of the villages along the borders, in his Budget proposals. This will benefit the villages in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. The border modernisation includes… Read More

Shankar Agarwal to have additional charge of Ministry of Women & Child Development

Shri Shankar Agarwal (UP;80) Secretary ,Ministry of Urban Development to hold additional charge of the post of Secretary ,Ministry of Women & Child Development for a period of 10 days with immediate effect.… Read More

Governors appointed for four States

The government Monday appointed new Governors for Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Gujarat.The Governors are Ram Naik (Uttar Pradesh), Balramji Dass Tandon (Chhattisgarh), Keshari Nath Tripathi (West Bengal) and Om Prakash Kohli (Gujarat)… Read More

BrahMos missile orders exceeded record $6 billion in India

Total orders for different versions of the winged supersonic missile BrahMos by the Indian navy and armed forces have exceeded $6 billion, the president of the Russian-Indian missile developer and producer Sivathanu Pillai told journalists on Monday.

Joint Russia-India BrahMos Aerospace has requested the Indian government for permission to export the… Read More

BrahMos cruise missile successfully test-fired


India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on Tuesday from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and can carry conventional warhead of up to 300 kg.

The missile was launched from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in BalasoreBSE 1.63 % district, about 230 km from here.

“The test was successful.… Read More

NDA Government Presents Its First Rail Budget

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda began presenting the Narendra Modi government’s first Rail Budget today, with an acknowledgement of the enormity of the task he faces to revamp the mammoth Indian Railways.

He stated his intent to make the Railways the biggest freight carrier in the world and pointed out that the Indian Railways carries more than the… Read More

India close to finalizing Chinook and Apache chopper deals

India is now close to inking major deals worth over $2.5 billion for two iconic American helicopters, the Apache attack and Chinook heavy-lift choppers, which thrashed their Russian rivals both technically and commercially earlier.

Defence ministry sources on Monday said the around $1.4 billion deal for 22 AH-64D Apache Longbow gunships, armed with deadly… Read More

CMD positions vacant in 35 PSUs

In a PSU news segment; Several state-owned firms across the country are headless at the moment, with top posts lying vacant in as many as 35 Central Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) including Coal India, MTNL, BSNL and NHPC, the Parliament was informed on Monday.

In all, 25 Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) posts, 8 MD posts and 2 Chairman posts are lying… Read More