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  • The Britannia Breakup (March 19, 2007)
    Collaboration between Groupe Danone and Wadia family owned Bombay Dyeing in running Britannia India and Wadia BSN is dead and the entities are breaking up these companies to settle accounts.<More>

  • Majors at Aero India Expected (January 20, 2007)
    With a planned purchase of 126 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) valued at more than USD 7 billion still undecided, the Aero India in Bangalore this Bangalore is expected to attract major players.<More>

  • Modernization Drive of IAF (October 24, 2006)
    While retirement of MIG variants will outpace induction of new aircraft, the Indian Air Force (IAF) expects to invest Rs. 20,000 crore (USD 4.3 billion) over the next 10 years to modernize its fleet with better detection and combat systems and more endurance.<More>

  • Indo-French Missile Pact Stalled (September, 07 2006)
    The much hyped Indo-French pact to allow India to produce French cruise missiles under transfer of technology from European Missile Consortium MBDA to Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) appeared to have stalled.<More>

  • 7 Nation Futuristic Nuclear Reactor (August 23, 2006)
    Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Director at Kalpakkam Baldev Raj has been elected Chairman of a 7 nation collaborative project to define a futuristic fast reactor with closed nuclear fuel cycle capable of generating 300-500 GWe nuclear energy.<More>

  • France Promises to Lobby for India in NSG (May 16, 2006)
    Even as the US Congress deliberates the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, France has promised that it will pitch for India at the plenary session of the 44-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting in Rio de Janeiro later this month.<More

  • India-France JV to Compete in Launch Business (February 24, 2006)
    The Indian Space Research Organization has teamed up with France's Eads/Astrium to challenge the US predominance in the 4 kilowatts satellite payloads with a launch mass of 2-3 tons.<More>

  • France Offers Fossil Fuels Help (February 21, 2006)
    US President George Bush defended the civilian nuclear deal with India saying that the use of clean energy will reduce the demand for non-renewable fossil fuels.<More>

  • Indo-French Naval Exercise (April 03, 2006)
    Seventh in a series of joint exercises, Indian and French navies are fielding an awesome array of naval weaponry to achieve better compatibility, improve communication, and testing dissimilar equipment. <More>

  • Indo-French Defense Exercise (March 27, 2006)
    India and France will kick off their eighth round of Varuna joint exercises off Goa with India fielding a contingent of Jaguars strike aircraft and Canberra surveillance jets against French II.<More>

  • India-France to Double in 5 Years (February 22, 2006)
    The visiting French President Jacques Chirac said that an audacious plan is in motion to double Indo-French trade in 5 years.<More>

  • India-France Signs 9 Pacts (February 21, 2006)
    India and France signed 9 pacts including one on civil nuclear co-operation.<More>

  • France Offers Rafale Aircraft (February 18, 2006)
    India and France will sign several declarations and agreements during the visit of the French President Jacques Chirac early next week.<More>

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