Vin Diesel Paired with India’s Deepika Padukone

Americans have been enchanted by India’s Priyanka Chopra on the ABC  Television prime time hit, Quantico.  Soon an Indian  female will hit the big screens of Hollywood. Ahead of the 17th International Indian Film Awards held in Madrid, Spain this year, Bollywood super-star Deepika Padukone disclosed in an interview with The Hindu that this year [...]

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June 28, 2016   No Comments

India Approves Purchase of Light Howitzers from U.S.

India’s Ministry of Defense approved a $750 million deal for the purchase of 145 Ultra Light howitzers from  Arlington, Virginia-based BAE Systems for the Mountain Strike Corps that defends India’s borders. Unlike traditional guns, these howitzers can be slung on helicopters and transported over difficult mountainous terrains. According to the terms of the deal, 25 guns will [...]

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India Further Liberalizes FDI Regime

On June 20, India announced a number of  measures to ease foreign investment in defense, civil aviation, pharmaceuticals, retail, food trade and broadcasting. The Federal Government has liberalized the FDI regime with the objective of providing a major impetus to employment and job creation in India.The government’s action opens up more than a half-dozen sectors to 100 [...]

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June 23, 2016   No Comments

Air India One For Indian PM will be a Boeing 777-300

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will soon get a  new Air India One aircraft for official purposes. According to exclusive details available with Aaj Tak, the aircraft will be similar to President Obama’s  Air Force One. Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar will finalize the deal for two new Boeing 777-300s during the Defense Acquisition Council meeting [...]

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June 23, 2016   No Comments

India’s Federal Government Withdraws Drugs and Cosmetics Bill

Keeping in mind the ‘Make in India’ initiative, India’s Federal government has decided to comprehensively review and revise the existing 76-year old drug laws on two important features: 1) to facilitate the ease of doing business, and 2) substantially enhancing the quality and efficacy of its products. The rewrite of the laws will take into account the regulation [...]

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June 23, 2016   No Comments