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  1. To Plug The Gap In The SkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    When Manohar Parrikar took over as India's defence minister late last year, many defence pundits sniggered. What will a provincial politician from Goa know about the complex issues in the defence ministry, felt the high and mighty denizens of Lutyens' Dilli.

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  2. In-A-Jam SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France was not entirely negative for sure. But many are looking at the two major deals announced - outright purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, and the l&t-Areva agreement for constructing the epr nuclear reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra - as unmitigated disasters.

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  3. The Rafale deal gave a fleeting glimpse of Narendra Modi's much-vaunted working style.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    For a 10-month-old government fast losing sheen even among its bedazzled bhakts, the manner in which the Rs 50,000-crore Rafale deal was sealed, signed and delivered gave a fleeting glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-vaunted working style: impatient, secretive, centralised and nearly oblivious of potential blowbacks. The buzz in Delhi is that only two ministers of the 65-member Modi sarkar knew that the deal, hanging fire for a decade, would end up like this, although Dassault and its Indian partner, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance, had made several representations to Modi since he became PM.

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  4. The PM's Rafale initiative puts private players in a happy spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    Dassault Aviation of France, a leading global player in aerospace technology, is no stranger to India. For the last 60 years, it has been supplying aircraft and other key platforms to the Indian Air Force .

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  5. Boeing sees F/A-18 Middle East export decision soonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Reuters

    Boeing Co expects a decision from a Middle East nation on whether to buy its F/A-18 fighter jet within months, the programme's top international sales executive said on Thursday. He declined to name the country involved but it is widely reported to be Kuwait, which is considering renewing its fleet.

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  6. Fighter jet makers eye Indian riches after scaled-back French dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Times of India

    A Lockheed Martin F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during an acceptance flight at the upcoming ILA Berlin Air Show in Selchow near Schoenefeld south of Berlin on May 19, 2014. NEW DELHI: Foreign fighter jet makers see a multi-billion dollar opportunity in India's decision to scale back purchases of high-end aircraft from France, which may free up cash in the world's largest arms importer to buy a new fleet of mid-range planes.

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  7. French Fighter Jets Show Modi Can't Make Everything in IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    Last week in Paris, Modi shelved plans to buy 126 Rafale warplanes from Dassault Aviation SA, a contract that would've seen 108 built in India. Instead he asked for 36 French-made fighter jets to quickly replenish the air force's aging fleet.

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  8. Former Defence minister AK Antony's questions killed tender process of Rafale jets: ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | DNA India

    According to the report, picking holes in the method applied to determine Dassault Aviation as the lowest bidder, Parrikar questioned the tendering process of medium multirole combat aircraft . Former Defence Minister AK Antony's had put a question mark on India's multi-billion tender process to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets, due to which the deal was doomed, said Manohar Parrikar to Hindustan times.

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  9. Modi's coal turnaround to ease chronic power cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  10. Will India buy a second foreign fighter jet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Rediff.com

    Parrikar was unable to clarify how many Rafales would eventually be bought or what price would be paid. Noting that there had only been an in-principle decision at the PM's level, he said, "We have not detailed its price and terms and conditions yet the teams will now sit and work out details."

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  11. Singapore's GIC to buy Shriram SEZ for Rs 860crRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  12. Bank credit growth lowest in 18 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  13. PM Modi's three-nation, nine-day tour substantially rewarding in many ways: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | DNA India

    India officials speaking on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing visit to Canada have said his interactions with the leaderships of France, Germany and Canada have been substantial and rewarding in many ways, and most definitely taken bilateral relations with all three nations forward. India officials speaking on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing visit to Canada have said his interactions with the leaderships of France, Germany and Canada have been substantial and rewarding in many ways, and most definitely taken bilateral relations with all three nations forward.

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  14. Antonys questions killed Rafale tender process Manohar ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Hindustan Times

    India's multi-billion tender process to buy 126 advanced warplanes was doomed from the start because UPA defence minister AK Antony had put a "question mark" on the deal, defence minister Manohar Parrikar has said. Speaking to Hindustan Times, Parrikar questioned the medium multirole combat aircraft tendering process, picking holes in the method employed to determine French firm Dassault Aviation as the lowest bidder in the final round of the competition.

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  15. France May Divert Own Order to Meet India's Demand for RafaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Outlook

    France is likely to divert its own military's production order for Rafale fighter jets to meet India's "urgent" requirement for 36 warplanes. French defence sources said modalities are being worked out and nitty-gritty will be finalised once Indian and French government start talking in detail.

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  16. India Inc invests $2.27bn overseas in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  17. Satya Nadella tops global CEO pay chartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  18. Airtel shares fall amid 'Airtel Zero' controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of India

    ... said that both Germany and India have earned their rights to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. Dassault Rafale was selected from among the six companies that applied for the India's (MMRCA) competition, is one of the world's largest ...

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  19. More Rafales required but need to factor in cost says Manohar ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Hindustan Times

    From an arms race in the Indian Ocean and the challenges of raising a mountain strike corps to the hurdles in scaling up border infrastructure and how the UPA regime ignored the military's needs, defence minister Manohar Parrikar opens up to HT in an exclusive interview. Q. Was the Indian Air Force on board when the government took the decision to buy 36 Rafale fighters under the government-to-government route from France? A .

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  20. India, France jet deal may fuel trade partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    India's Modi visits French aviation hub Toulouse Toulouse, France April 11, 2015 - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a lightning visit to Toulouse, the hub of the French aerospace industry in the southwest of the country. With stops at the production line of the Airbus A380 as well as the National Centre of Space Research , Modi confirmed India's interest in the European high-technology sector.

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