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#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

| May 9, 2019

The Indian Air Force’s new NARGM anti-radiation missile promises a step change for the force’s SEAD doctrine.  Work on the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile (NGARM) commenced in 2012 with an initial budget of $62 million, writes Thomas Withington. Open sources state that the weapon has a range of between 54 […]

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European Union launches WTO cases on ICT and pharmaceuticals against #India and #Turkey

European Union launches WTO cases on ICT and pharmaceuticals against #India and #Turkey

| April 4, 2019

The EU has brought two disputes in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India and Turkey, respectively targeting unlawful import duties on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and unlawful measures on pharmaceuticals. In both cases, there are significant economic interests and important legal principles at stake for the EU. The total value of affected […]

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President Juncker at #EUIndiaSummit in New Delhi

President Juncker at #EUIndiaSummit in New Delhi

On Friday 6 October, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will represent the European Union at the 14th EU-India Summit in New Delhi. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini will also attend the Summit, which will be hosted by the […]

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#India: Modi’s trade show in Europe

#India: Modi’s trade show in Europe

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi is sweeping through Europe’s major cities, as he visits Germany, Spain, Russia and France. The trip is billed as giving a boost to bilateral relations across a wide array of issues including security, terrorism, business, energy and climate change, writes Martin Banks.  However, the true purpose of this […]

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#Windpower chalks up more strong numbers

#Windpower chalks up more strong numbers

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics today (10 February): the 2016 market was more than 54 GW, bringing total global installed capacity to nearly 487 GW. Led by China, the US, Germany, and India; and with surprisingly strong showings from France, Turkey and the Netherlands, the global market was nonetheless less […]

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#FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

#FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) has been criticized for its “obsessive and paranoid secrecy” in its refusal to allow representation from tobacco-related companies at its biannual tobacco control meeting currently taking place in New Delhi, writes Martin Banks. Neither media nor the public will be allowed to attend the […]

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#Coal power: A need or a compromise?

#Coal power: A need or a compromise?

Editorial Today, many countries still keep betting on maintaining an energy balance via natural resources: an approach that can have a huge negative impact on the environment. The examples are China and India in Asia and Germany in Europe. These countries use the coal industry – recently, the World Bank has published a report stating […]

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