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Taiwan reveals its first homegrown submarine in defence milestone

Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has made the indigenous submarine program a key part of an ambitious project to modernise its armed forces.

Taiwan's domestically-made submarine during the naming and launching ceremony of domestically-made submarines at CSBC Corp's shipyards in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, (AP)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 11:45 AM IST
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Artillery guns, drones and rifles part of India’s latest export push

India’s defence sector is characterised by a firm export push and an unprecedented cut back on imports under a multi-pronged self-reliance drive.

India has set a defence export target of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>35,000 crore by 2024-25, which experts believe is within the country’s reach (HT)
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 05:25 AM IST
By, New Delhi

India, Singapore hold foreign office consultations

India and Singapore discussed areas of ongoing collaboration such as trade and investment, defence and security, fintech, digitalisation, green energy, skill development and people-to-people ties

The foreign office consultations were co-chaired by Saurabh Kumar, secretary (East) in the external affairs ministry, and Luke Goh, second permanent secretary in Singapore’s foreign ministry. (Image posted on X by MEAIndia)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 06:49 PM IST

India, Saudi Arabia to speed up kingdom’s $100-billion investment plan

The two countries agreed to set to set up a joint working group (JWG) to channelise the $100 billion in investments promised by the Saudi side during the crown prince’s last visit to India in February 2019

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia speaks to PM Narendra Modi at a ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi on Monday. (AP)
Updated on Sep 11, 2023 08:37 PM IST

Saudi Crown Prince begins day-long state visit after G20 Summit

MBS last visited India in February 2019, and this was followed by a visit to Saudi Arabia by Modi in October the same year, when the two countries created the Strategic Partnership Council

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud during the G20 summit in New Delhi last week. (AP Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2023 10:41 AM IST
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