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Government detects nearly Rs 44,000 crore in undisclosed income

Undisclosed income of Rs 43,829 crore, both from domestic and foreign sources, has been detected by government in the last two financial years, Parliament was informed today.    "The amount received under the one-time compliance window, as part of enforcement measures durin [...]

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Rs 200 crore likely to be spent on Indore Smart City plan in FY17

Authorities have started working on the Rs 5,108 crore-worth Indore Smart City project and nearly Rs 200 crore are expected to be spent on it this financial year.    "Our estimate is that in the current financial year, Rs 200 crore is expected to be spent on roads, water su [...]

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Smart Cities Mission will provide opportunities for Real estate development

India's Smart Cities Mission will provide opportunities for high volume real estate development considering the highest chunk of the proposed capital investment in smart cities. About 89% of the capital investment has been allocated for built environment (urban development & housing, buil [...]

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Government taking steps to curb cyber crimes in India

 The Centre on Tuesday admitted that rate of conviction of those accused of committing cyber crimes is low, but said it is taking steps to fight the threat posed by such offences to national security.   "We cannot make a claim that the system what we have now to check cyber [...]

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Navy to have floating dock in Andamans by next year

The Indian Navy will have a floating dock at Andaman and Nicobar Islands by next year so that it can dock naval ships and submarines up to 8,000 tonnes displacement, according to a top official of L&T Shipbuilding.   Chief executive and managing director of Larsen and Toubro, vic [...]

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L&T''s shipbuilding arm ties up with US firms for design, equipment supply

Larsen & Toubro is looking at joining hands with US majors for designing and equipment suppliers to design and build future shipbuilding contracts. The vessels will be built at a facility near Chennai.   Speaking at the Indo-US Partnership Conclave 'The march towards $500 bil [...]

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Bihar Maoist ambush: Inter-state Maoist corridor blocked

Jharkhand Police on Tuesday blocked an inter-state Maoist corridor connecting Aurangabad with Palamu and Chatra districts of Jharkhand after Bihar Maoists ambush which killed 10 CRPF jawans. An attempt to stop Maoists from fleeing across the border into Jharkhand, the blockade draws strength from [...]

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ISIS operatives in India were in touch with Naxalites for terror training: NIA

ISIS operatives in India had approached Naxalite groups to understand their modus operandi for perpetrating terror and were also planning to buy firearms from them, NIA has said, revealing the sinister plans of the international terrorist outfit.   This has been mentioned in the supp [...]

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Naxals blasted 352 land mines in Aurangabad encounter

In the CRPF operation involving its elite CoBRA commando unit in Gaya-Aurangabad, in which 10 of them have been martyred, the preliminary investigation has revealed that Naxals had planted IEDs all over the ground in the jungle and 352 total land mine blasts took place within the radius of 2.5 km [...]

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69 Naxal violence incidents till June: Government

A total of 69 incidents of Naxal violence and killing of 33 security forces personnel and civilians were reported from the 10 Left wing extremism-hit states of the country in the first six months of this year, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.   The maximum incidents at 53 and death [...]

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Gun Carriage Factory hands over three ''Dhanush'' guns to army

Three indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF).   "Three 155 mm howitzers (Dhanush) have been handed over to the army recently for user's trial," GCF's Jo [...]

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Army yet to hack new terror tech

More than a year after a new technological solution used by terrorists began causing headache to the Army in Kashmir, no breakthrough has been made to crack it. Terrorists infiltrating from Pakistan have been using smartphones paired with very high frequency (VHF) radio sets to communicate wi [...]

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India ramps up its military presence in Eastern Ladakh

Bunkers drilled into barren hills, battle tanks at over 14,000 feet, and additional troops on newly built roads. India’s quiet efforts at beefing up military capabilities to match China’s wide-ranging transformation across the border are finally becoming a reality.   This [...]

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Three hardcore NDFB(S) militants killed in encounter with security forces in Assam

Three hardcore militants of the banned NDFB (S) were killed in an encounter with a joint team of the Army and Assam Police on Sunday morning in the Kokrajhar district of Assam. Two of them have been identified as Rahul Basumatari and Ritu Basumatari. Weapons, ammunition and explosives were seized [...]

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India wary of cost of joint ventures with Israel

India plans to further expand its strategic ties with Israel through more R&D projects to develop hi-tech weapon systems, as also clinch several deals in the pipeline, but has expressed concern over the exorbitant costs involved in deploying a jointly-developed surface-to-air missile system o [...]

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