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Ramdas.S.Iyer

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MODIFIED BHARAT BREAKS AWAY FROM A BEDEVILLED BEQUEST IN FIGHTER JETS PROCUREMENT THROUGH THE MAKE IN INDIA ROUTE

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February 23, 2021

1.INDIA BEGINS THE PROCESS TO ACQUIRE 114 FIGHTER JETS AT$15 bn, THE LARGEST EVER DEFENCE DEAL IN THE WORLD.
1.1. In May 2020, the PM MODI Government, to transform the…

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PARADIGM SHIFT IN INDIA-RUSSIA RELATIONSHIP

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February 22, 2021

• Focus now shifting to energy cooperation after PM MODI Govt ended Russian monopoly over defence supplies

1.CANCELLATION OF THE DECEMBER 2020 INDIA-RUSSIA SUMMIT
1.1. Widely perceived to be due to…

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“MAKE IN INDIA” GETS ONE MORE BOOSTER DOSE India Opted For Israeli Tank-Buster ‘Spike’ Missile Over US’ ‘Javelin’because, unlike the U.S., Isreal was willing to transfer technology, thus giving a boost to PM MODI’S “Make in India

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February 21, 2021

1. India had opted for the Israeli Spike MR (medium-range) anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) following the Balakot airstrike in 2019.
1.1.Accordingly, an order was placed for 240 missiles and 12…

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MADRAS HIGH COURT SAFEGUARDS THE RIGHTS TO USE THE FUNDS OF THE HR&CE DEPT TO PROPAGATE BHARAT’S CULTURAL HERITAGE OF UNIVERSAL VALUE

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February 21, 2021

• Dismisses a petition challenging the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to launch Thirkovil TV, a channel intended to disseminate religious programmes.

1.The TNHindu and Religious Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department announced…

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Boost To India’s Naval Might As 3rd Scorpene-Class Submarine ‘INS Karanj’ Ready For Commissioning

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February 18, 2021

1.The Indian Navy will commission its third ‘Project-75’ Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine, INS Karanj, next month.
1.1. The Indian Navy has renamed these as “KALVARI” class submarines.

2.THE P75 PROJECT
2.1. India…