Ahmedabad police to get Rs 25 crore for modernisation

Ahmedabad, one of the 12 mega-cities in the country, is all set for a revamp of its police machinery with latest technology and tools to handle crimes following approval of a Rs 25 crore project under the Modernisation of Police Fund.

‘Hollowness’ in defence preparedness to be addressed: Gen Bikram Singh

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday said ‘hollowness’ in the country`s defence preparedness will be addressed, pushing for a ‘new direction’ in modernisation of his 1.2 million strong force.

Ambala takes lead in modernisation of land records

Ambala district of Haryana has taken a lead in modernisation of land records in the state by digitising cadastral maps for better land administration.

Govt to give all help to modernise IAF: Antony

Government said it will provide all assistance to the Indian Air Force to meet its growth plans.

Russia to modernise 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020

The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernised MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, said the Defence Ministry.

UP announces Rs 500 crore for police modernisation

Mayawati said over Rs 500 crore has been released for modernisation of the state police and a new battalion would be
raised to tackle law and order.

USD 1 bn to modernise India’s internal security

India will be spending a whopping USD one billion on internal security modernisation, a senior government official today but the industry sought concrete budgetary figures in this regard.

Modernisation of artillery has been hampered: Army Chief

Against the backdrop of the Bofors gun deal controversy, Army Chief General V K Singh Thursday said the modernisation of the artillery has been hampered, for which he blamed both military and civilian authorities.

IAF completes commercial talks for airfields modernisation

The IAF has completed contract negotiations for its ambitious USD 238-million airfields modernisation programme and the project would now be put up for approval before the CCS, Parliament`s Committee on Defence has been informed.

IAF aiming to acquire “cutting-edge technology”

Starting out as a tactical force on Oct 8, 1932, with six aircraft, an equal number of officers and 19 airmen, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has today evolved into the world`s fourth largest.

Indian submarine arrives in Russia for modernisation

India`s fifth Kilo class
diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak has arrived at a
Russian shipyard for an overhaul under a recent contract, the
shipyard company said Thursday.

SC refuses to stay 30 IAF airfields` modernisation

The Supreme Court on Monday refused
to stay the ongoing modernisation of 30 military airfields of
the Indian Air Force, dismissing a petition filed by US-based
military equipment manufacturer Selex Sistemi Integrati.

India `alert` about China’s military plans

India has said it was conscious & alert about China`s military modernisation in Tibet & adjoining areas.

India to focus on indigenisation, modernisation: AK Anotny

Antony on Tuesday said India would continue with its modernisation process in a time bound manner.

Hyd police to seek Rs 90-cr from Centre for its modernisation

The Hyderabad City Police would submit a Rs 90-
crore plan to the Centre in February for its modernisation
under the Mega City Police Project (MCPP), a senior police
officer said on Sunday.

Expert committee gives nod to ISBT modernisation plan

After a long delay, the proposed modernisation plan of ISBT in Anand Vihar in East Delhi has cleared the first hurdle with an expert committee recommending the project to the higher authority for approval.

Boeing says India keen to acquire 10 C-17 aircrafts

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co said on Friday the Indian Air Force is keen to acquire 10 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and that the US. government has received a letter of request from New Delhi.

AIIMS accepts Valiathan panel suggestions on modernisation

The AIIMS institute body has
accepted "in principle" majority of the recommendations made
by the Valiathan committee on modernisation of the premier
institution.

Medvedev pushes reforms under Putin`s watchful eye

President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called for Russia`s transformation into a democratic, high-tech society but warned that efforts to "destabilise" the country would not be tolerated.