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Between 2002 and 2006, AgustaWestland scam middleman Christian Michel made 11 trips to Delhi; how the deal came through
India

Between 2002 and 2006, AgustaWestland scam middleman Christian Michel made 11 trips to Delhi; how the deal came through

Immediately 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.

Uttar Pradesh floods: Indian Army steps in for rescue operations; Yogi Adityanath conducts aerial survey
India

Uttar Pradesh floods: Indian Army steps in for rescue operations; Yogi Adityanath conducts aerial survey

The 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.

Uttarakhand cloudbursts: Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-hit areas, says govt fully prepared to tackle situation
India

Uttarakhand cloudbursts: Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-hit areas, says govt fully prepared to tackle situation

Uttarakhand 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

Manohar Parrikar to go shopping: 500 choppers, over 100 fighter jets, 12 submarines top defence ministry's list
India

Manohar Parrikar to go shopping: 500 choppers, over 100 fighter jets, 12 submarines top defence ministry's list

In 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.

Russia delivers final batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to India
World

Russia delivers final batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to India

Russia 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.

Ahead of PM Modi's visit to US, govt clears multi-billion dollar deal for military helicopters
World

Ahead of PM Modi's visit to US, govt clears multi-billion dollar deal for military helicopters

Ahead 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.

Army troops vulnerable as transport crisis rages in Siachen
India

Army troops vulnerable as transport crisis rages in Siachen

the 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.

No firm basis offered in contract termination notice: AgustaWestland
Politics

No firm basis offered in contract termination notice: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland today said the contract termination notice sent to it does not offer any firm basis for taking any action against it.

AgustaWestland deal to go? Govt sends showcause notice
India

AgustaWestland deal to go? Govt sends showcause notice

The government has asked the helicopter manufacturer to respond to the notice within a week.