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Dec 05, 2018
Between 2002 and 2006, AgustaWestland scam middleman Christian Michel made 11 trips to Delhi; how the deal came throughImmediately after AgustaWestland was recommended for induction into service, the middlemen held a meeting in Munich. Subsequently, Michel’s company Global Service FZE floated a subsidiary in UK around the time when Ministry of Defence concluded the final contract negotiations for the deal.
Aug 18, 2017
Uttar Pradesh floods: Indian Army steps in for rescue operations; Yogi Adityanath conducts aerial surveyThe current spell of floods in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 36 lives, prompting authorities to seek the army's help for relief and rescue operations, officials said on Friday.
Aug 14, 2017
Uttarakhand cloudbursts: Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-hit areas, says govt fully prepared to tackle situationUttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday flew to the rain-hit areas of Dharchula in Pithoragarh district where six persons were killed and an army jawan went missing in two separate incidents of cloudbursts in the early hours
Aug 24, 2016
Manohar Parrikar to go shopping: 500 choppers, over 100 fighter jets, 12 submarines top defence ministry's listIn a bid to boost its military preparedness, India's defence ministry has chalked out an ambitious modernisation plan over the next 10 years at an estimated cost of Rs 15 lakh crore.
Feb 03, 2016
Russia delivers final batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to IndiaRussia has handed over to India the final batch of three Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters under a previously signed contract even as it gets ready to ink yet another deal for another 48 such choppers.
Sep 22, 2015
Ahead of PM Modi's visit to US, govt clears multi-billion dollar deal for military helicoptersAhead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday cleared a multi-billion dollar helicopter deal.
Jun 02, 2014
Army troops vulnerable as transport crisis rages in Siachenthe Indian Express reports that army personnel stationed at the Siachen Glacier may face problems since the army is faced with a dearth of high-altitude choppers due its failure to procure new ones.
Jan 03, 2014
No firm basis offered in contract termination notice: AgustaWestlandAgustaWestland today said the contract termination notice sent to it does not offer any firm basis for taking any action against it.
Feb 15, 2013
AgustaWestland deal to go? Govt sends showcause noticeThe government has asked the helicopter manufacturer to respond to the notice within a week.