News & Politics

India Gets Billion Dollar Sophisticated Naval Guns From The US

US President Trump notified the Congress about sale of latest version (Mod 4) of naval guns to India. But the proposed sale of armaments won’t disturb the delicate military balance in the region. If the Congress permits, India would become one of the few countries to have these guns.

What is the size of proposed arms deal?

Total cost of the deal is $1.0210 billion and it includes 13 MK-45 5-inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment. Manufactured by the BAE Systems and Land and Armaments, these guns are used against warships, anti-aircraft and shore bombardment.

What is the advantage of these guns for India?

According to the Defence Security Cooperation Agency the MK-45 Gun System will boost India’s power to conduct anti-surface warfare and anti-air defence missions. Also, it will provide interoperability with the US and other allied forces. But India would use the newly achieved power to handle the present and future threats from enemy weapon systems.

What is MK-45 Gun System?

It is the latest gun system developed by the US and there are only a few countries that possess … Read the rest

Mamata Banerjee Opposes Pan-India Implementation Of NRC

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeequestioned implementation of NRC outside Assam and said that she won’t allow the citizenship act to be implemented in West Bengal. Her statement came out after Amit Shah declared pan-India implementation of NRC.

What did Mamata Banerjee say about NRC?

Addressing a public meeting at Sagardighi in Murshidabad district, Mamata Banerjee said that NRC was part of the Assam Accord signed during the tenure of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. She further said that the act could never been implemented on other parts of country.

Mamata Banerjee also questioned leaving 14 lakh Hindus and Bengalis out of the final list of NRC published on August 31. Launching a veiled attack on BJP, she said that some people are fomenting trouble in the peaceful areas. They want to divide the country along religious lines for personal gains.

She said that the proposed implementation of NRC in West Bengal is creating panic. She claimed that it has already claimed 11 lives in the state as the people are worried about meeting the same fate as the people of Assam.

Mamata Banerjee also … Read the rest

Sonia Gandhi Wants Quick Decision On Maharashtra But Sharad Pawar Seeks More Time

Sharad Pawar met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi to discuss the political situation in Maharashtra. The veteran leader and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief denied having any discussion on government formation in Maharashtra?

What did Sharad Pawar say about alliance with Shiv Sena?

Mr. Pawar said that Shiv Sena fought election separately with BJP, while NCP had a pre-poll alliance with Congress. He further said that there forming an alliance with Shiv Sena that has snapped its ties with BJP wasn’t possible. Also, he continuously dodged media questions about Shiv Sena’s claim to form government with NCP and Congress.

What is the political equation in Maharashtra?

BJP emerged as the biggest party with 105 seats and it has a clear majority with 56 seats of Shiv Sena that is its long-term ally. NCP is just two seats short of Sena and Congress is at 44. Together Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress can from a government and Sharad Pawar has already said that they can give stable government in Maharashtra but the modalities f of government formation are yet to be … Read the rest

Did Nitish Kumar Talk Climate Change To Impress Bill Gates?

Bill Gates was all praise for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The billionaire philanthropist met Nitish Kumar in Patna and a day after the meeting in Delhi praised Nitish Kumar for acknowledging the climate change as the biggest problem.

What did Bill Gates say about Nitish Kumar?

Bill Gates said that he didn’t expect the Bihar CM to speak on climate change and was impressed when Nitish Kumar talked about climate change. He further said that Mr. Kumar was aware that the problems the farm sector was facing were due to climate change.

Gates is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He said that the CM had worked with his foundation and that he knew Nitish Kumar for over 10 years. It is to be noted that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been working on several social welfare projects including education in India. He also met with Union Minister Smriti Irani in Delhi.

Will Bill Gates fund Bihar’s social projects?

Nitish Kumar government has started “Jal Jeevan Hariyali” programme to recharge natural water resources and plant trees to contain the … Read the rest

Essar Steel, Adani, GAIL, HPCL buy Bul of Reliance gas- Skip fertilizer companies

Industry sources said that Essar Steel, Adani group and State-owned GAIL recently have brought a large part of natural gas from the Reliance Industry at the inductive price of $5.04- 5.16 per unit.

On November 15, the Essar Steel select 2.25 million normal cubic meters per day or some half volume in a day-long in the Auction.

The GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corp) choose 1.2 mmscmd where the GAIL and Adani Group, Mahanagar Gas Ltd picked up mmscmd each. The HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd choose 0.33 mmscmd and remain 0.10 mmscmd went to GNFC/GSFC. The partner BP PlC of Reliance of UK and they Had a search for the bids from Potential users for the 5 mmscmd of the Natural gas and they planned to generate from the R-Cluster Field in KG-D6 block from mid-2020.

New Delhi News on Reliance Limited

The bidder was said to recite the supply interval and the volume gas required. The meaning of Dated Brent is the mean of Brent published for three calendar Months straight away preceding the applicable contract month in which gas supply should be made.… Read the rest

Reliance Jio And Airtel Broadband Are Competing To Give More In Less Than Rs. 1000

Jio and Airtel have locked in a fierce battle in the broadband sector with Reliance launching new plans and speed to woo customers. A worried Airtel hurriedly announced Extreme Fiber service to compete with Jio Fiber of Reliance. Airtel has now loaded its plans with 300Mbps to 1000Mpbs speed.

Reliance is also gearing up to prevent drifting of its customers towards VIP broadband plan recently launched by Airtel. The above-mentioned speed applies to affordable less than Rs. 1000 plans of Airtel broadband.

Let’s check less than Rs. 1000 plans of Jio Fiber and Airtel

Reliance Jio Fiber Rs. 849 monthly plan

It is a 100Mbps speed Silver Plan by Reliance. Its highlights are 200 GB data with FUP limit. Also, the company is offering extra 200 GB data free with this plan. In this way, the users get 400 GB data. Also, the plan includes free voice calling and OTT apps.

Reliance is offering Jio set-top-box and Jio Home Gateway with its Welcome Offer. Also, the company offers 800 GB data free every month and two-month free service with annual subscription of the Silver Plan. … Read the rest