National

With eye on China, India seeks latest drones from US

Washington: Dec 22; With an objective to bolster its arsenal amid recurring incidents of incursions by Chinese troops, India has sought the latest versions of unmanned aerial vehicles, both the armed and surveillance ones from the United States.

Industry sources familiar with New Delhi's interest and ongoing talks between the two governments, said that India was looking for about 100 such drones worth $2 billion.

India had requested for the latest Avenger drones, which is basically an unmanned combat air vehicle, and is mainly being sought after with an eye on China. It has also sought Predator XP category which is a surveillance version for internal security issues and terrorist threats.

Air quality continues to remain poor in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi : The air quality in New Delhi and its surrounding areas continued to remain poor on Tuesday, according to the data released by the National...

PM seeks cooperation of oil producing nations

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and experts from the Oil and Gas sector from both India and abr...

PIL in SC over committee formation for rare diseases' treatment

New Delhi : A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Centre and state governments for "failing to constitute...

Defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against Priya Ramani

New Delhi : Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs MJ Akbar on Monday filed a defamation case in Delhi's Patiala House Court against Priya Raman...