Scorpene leak not a big concern: Parrikar

New Delhi, Aug 26 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday played down the leak in information on Scorpene submarines, saying it is not a big concern. The minister, however, added that assuming the worst case scenario, the issues that may be of concern are being ascertained. “We are waiting for the report. Basically what […]

India downplaying Scorpene document threat: Journalist who broke story

By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Aug 26 : Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy’s attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In […]

India downplaying Scorpene document threat: Journalist who broke story

By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Aug 26 : Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy’s attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In […]

Sharif bows to army, makes Zamir Defence Secretary

Islamabad, Aug 26 : In a move to placate the military, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed retired Lt Gen Zamirul Hassan Shah as the new Defence Secretary. Gen Shah assumed office on Thursday, marking an end to what had virtually become a stand-off between the government and the military on the posting, Dawn […]

Australia warns French shipbuilder over submarine leak

Canberra, Aug 26 : Australia’s Defence Department has warned French shipbuilding company DCNS to ensure total security of the plans for 12 next-generation naval submarines set to be built in Australia. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne reportedly sent a strongly-worded statement to DCNS after it was revealed that, earlier this week, files containing sensitive information […]