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Rightsizing the military: The need for a comprehensive examination
Observer Research Foundation

Rightsizing the military: The need for a comprehensive examina...

The Defence Minister has recently announced the formation of an 11-member committee led by Lieutenant General DB Shekatkar (Retd) tasked to look into areas of overlap and convergence within the three forces — Indian Army, Navy and Air Force — ... Observer Research Foundation, 6 days ago
Cutting nose to spite face HT Syndication, 3 days ago
Financial Express

Indian Express Editorial: Taskundone

The Indian Air Force has only 33 fighter squadrons while it needs 45, to counter a two-front collusive threat. The navy has only 14 submarines, half the number it wants. The army doesn't have equipment for the new strike corps being raised on the ...
 Yahoo! India8 hours ago Indian Express Editorial: Task undone  Financial Express9 hours ago Task undone  Yahoo! India12 hours ago
Times of India

Rafale deal could be concluded in June itself: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar reluctantly gave up Goa's chief ministership to become the country's defence minister in November 2014, six months after the Modi-led NDA government assumed office. Since then, he has been busy overhauling the defence establishment, ...
 Times of India3 days ago General No. 1 coming soon for tri-services: Parrikar  New Indian Express3 days ago India will not become party to appeal in AgustaWestland case: Manohar Parrikar  Economic Times3 days ago Defence drive to cut costs kicks off  Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago

'In two years, there hasn't been a single case of corruption in the defence ministry'

  'The cost of the Rafale contract will be substantially lower than being talked about.''If you throw away the price they demand, our coffers will soon become empty.''When it comes to spending the nation's money I am very careful and stingy.' Last week, just before he left for a four-day, two-nation tour of the Gulf countries, India's Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar found time to sit down with columnist and founder Nitin A Gokhale to review the performance of ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
Times of India

Centre sets up panel to relook defence spend

NEW DELHI: The NDA government has appointed a committee of experts to recommend measures to enhance the combat capabilities of the over 13-lakh strong armed forces and "re-balance" the overall defence expenditure in view of the escalating salary and ...
 Times of India1 week ago Government sets up panel to relook defence expenditure  Economic Times1 week ago

With massive and rising costs, military set to reduce personnel

The Indian military, with 1.5 million personnel, the third largest in the world, could be drastically reduced after an 11-member committee led by Lieutenant General DB Shekatkar (retired) submits its report in August. The committee is looking into areas of ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago Why Defence Ministry Is Considering A Cut In Standing Military  NDTV1 week ago
Pune Mirror

Ex-servicemen bring dash of adventure with military tourism for holiday-goers

Pune: The Maharashtra Ex-Servicemen's Corporation (MESCO) launched Veer Yatra, a military tourism initiative on Tuesday in Pune. The government of Maharashtra undertaking will organize guided tours to the choicest locations of military importance ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago State orgn launches unique military tourism initiative  Pune Mirror2 weeks ago Military tourism set to debut in India  Sakaal Times2 weeks ago Now, spice up your vacation with some military tourism  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago

LEDs to brighten up Pune streets

Pune: Around 70,000 light emitting diodes (LEDs) are set to replace the power-guzzling streetlights by the end of this year. Pune municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar said the move is a part of the Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) smart street ...
 Times of India1 month ago

LED it go?

While PCMC, PMC and MSEDCL are going strong on LED bulbs to save power, all are blissfully unaware of MPCB rules when it comes to their hazards and disposal It could be viewed as a fresh wave of hope when administrations undertake sweeping ...
 Pune Mirror2 months ago
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