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Majority of visitors want DefExpo to return

  MARGAO: Delighted with the kind of  display shown at the  DefExpo at Quitol, Naquri in Betul, most of the visitors  stated  that such event gives not only an opportunity  to the youth to know about the latest technology in  defence, but help motivate them in joining defence forces.

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Cycling today for tomorrow’s lawyers

  ARTI DAS | NT KURIOCITY A gold medallist graduate of Nalsar University of Law, who works at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in their Legal Affairs Department in Mumbai, Mirza Saaib Bég hails from Kashmir and cycles 70 to 100 kilometres a day on weekdays and over 150 to 200 kilometres on weekends.

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Windies beat India to enter World T20 finals

  MUMBAI: Title aspirants India were Thursday night knocked out of the ICC World Twenty20 with a heartbreaking seven-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies, who capitalised on the home team’s sloppy bowling display in a high-scoring semifinal showdown here.

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Russia interested in partnership in India’s project on building ships, submarines

NT NETWORK BETUL While India is eyeing naval upgradation, Russia sees potential to partner in India’s naval project in building ships and submarines with Morinformsystem-Agat JSC, Russia expressing willingness to partner India in the upgradation. Addressing a press conference, Georgy Antsev, director General – Chief Constructor, Concern Morinformsystem-Agat JSC said, “We are ready to look for mutually beneficial patterns of …

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India’s shipbuilding potential has to be rightly tapped: Parrikar

NT NETWORK MARGAO The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Tuesday, said that India has a lot of potentiality in shipbuilding and added that it has to be rightly tapped by adopting and exploiting the newer technology. Parrikar was addressing the delegates from various countries attending the Nirdesh — international seminar on ‘Advances in shipbuilding technology’. The Defence Minister said that …

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‘No compromise on quality of arms’

NT NETWORK BETUL Stating that the government maintains large armed forces but nobody likes a war and that war is the last option for a nation, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday said that the new defence procurement policy will help in removing bottlenecks created due to procedures. Speaking at the global investors summit organised by Associated Chambers of Commerce and …

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India’s first indigenous sonar dome flagged off

NT NETWORK BETUL Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday flagged off the country’s first indigenous composites bow-mounted sonar dome, a ship’s underwater eyes and ears, for naval warships, at Quitol. The sonar dome has been designed by R&DE(E), a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratory based in Pune and manufactured by M/s Kineco Ltd at Pilerne in Goa. With the …

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Egypt jet hijacker held after drama at Cyprus airport

AP LARNACA Authorities arrested the hijacker of an Egyptian airliner that was diverted to Cyprus Tuesday, after the plane’s passengers and crew were able to escape unharmed. The hijacker, who officials said was motivated by personal reasons and who had reportedly claimed to be wearing an explosives belt, was detained after several tense hours at Larnaca airport where the plane …

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Railway Minister underlines need for strategies to make India a superpower

NT NETWORK PANAJI Observing that any country, to be a global player, should have a global influence, Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said that such an influence could come through areas such as politics, economy, military power or soft power, and India has huge potential to influence people through its soft power, which has been repeatedly displayed …

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