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DuPont opens ballistics facility in India


April 12th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) US multinational DuPont Thursday announced the opening of its world-class integrated ballistics facility in India to manufacture and test sophisticated materials for protection from bombs ... Read more...

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Textile sector remains core to the Indian economy: Minister


August 26th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Technology Upgradation Funds Scheme (TUFS) that provides support for textiles through interest reimbursement and capital subsidy, will be extended during the 12th Plan period as ... Read more...

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Financial subsidy for textiles sector to continue in 12th plan


August 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The government said Thursday it will continue to provide financial help in the form of interest reimbursement and capital subsidy to the textiles industry during the ... Read more...

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Sherpa, light armoured vehicle, launched


June 20th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security ... Read more...

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Kashmir police to instal CCTVs in all Valley towns


May 8th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police will be installing close circuit TV cameras (CCTVs) in all the major towns in Kashmir Valley to monitor the images ... Read more...

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Security firms show off their wares in Mexico


April 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Bullet-proof vests, garments that protect against knife attacks, anti-theft systems and armoured vehicles are among the products on display at a security fair here.Expo-Seguridad, the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh buys over 3,000 bullet-proof jackets for police


March 8th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) With its security forces busy battling the Maoists, the Chhattisgarh government has purchased 3,065 bullet-proof jackets for its police, state Home Minister Nankiran Kanwar told the ... Read more...

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Nigeria charges Iranian and three nationals in illegal arms shipment case


November 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Iranian and three Nigerians have been charged with arms trafficking in connection with last month's seizure of a large illegal arms shipment.The charged Iranian, Azim Adhajani, ... Read more...

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Railway security alarmingly inadequate: Parliamentary panel


August 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has "noted with deep concern" that the security apparatus of Indian Railways was inadequate and recommended that steps be taken to ensure safety of ... Read more...

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JD-S members wear miners’ helmets in Karnataka house


July 12th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) The alleged threat by legislators supporting mining barons the Reddy brothers to beat up Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JS-S) legislators for repeatedly raising the illegal mining issue ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to purchase bullet-proof equipment for police


May 18th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Eighteen months after the 26/11 terror attacks, the Maharashtra government has initiated the process for procuring new bullet-proof jackets and helmets for police officers, an official said ... Read more...

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Parliament panel seeks upgrading of body armour for forces


May 10th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As counter-terror and counter-militancy operations take an increasing toll on security personnel, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to upgrade the quality of ... Read more...

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Centre gives approves procurement of 59,000 bullet proof jackets


April 30th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Ministry has given approval for procurement of 59,000 light weight bullet proof jackets for the Central Police Forces.Presenting April month report card, Union Home Secretary ... Read more...

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CBI arrests senior official in bulletproof jacket scam


April 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A senior home ministry official and two others were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday for alleged corruption in the purchase of bulletproof jackets ... Read more...

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Home ministry officer booked in bullet proof jacket scam


April 29th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A senior home ministry official was booked for corruption and his residence was raided in connection with the purchase of bullet proof jackets for personnel of the ... Read more...

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Paramilitary forces face shortage of bullet proof jackets


April 27th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The paramilitary forces in the country face a shortage of 87,121 bullet proof (BP) jackets, parliament was informed Tuesday.The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), primarily ... Read more...

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‘Bullet-proof jackets can’t protect from powerful weapons’


April 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The bullet-proof jacket worn by slain ATS chief Hemant Karkare returned to haunt the Maharashtra government Wednesday when the opposition Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party slammed it for ... Read more...

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New bullet-proof jackets for paramilitary forces by June


March 21st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Indian government is set to procure around 60,000 lightweight bullet-proof jackets to be used by paramilitary troopers for counter-insurgency operations in the country. A home ministry official ... Read more...

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South Africa focuses on paramilitary forces for arms, equipment sales


February 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In a significant shift, South Africa is now focusing on India's paramilitary forces to market arms and equipment it says is tailor-made for counter-insurgency operations. "We are there ... Read more...

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New sub-machinegun can pierce bullet-proof jackets: DRDO


February 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) says it has developed a modern sub-machinegun (SMG) that will be extremely useful in anti-terror operations as its ammunition is ... Read more...

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Tight security in Srinagar ahead of R-Day


January 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Security forces have been deployed at the Bakshi stadium here, the venue for the Republic Day parade Tuesday, and roads leading to it have been barricaded to thwart ... Read more...

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Government orders fresh trial of bullet proof jackets


January 11th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Scrapping earlier test reports, the home ministry Monday ordered a re-trial of bullet proof jackets for paramilitary troopers following media reports that the trials of the ... Read more...

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Centre asks bidders to submit fresh samples of bulletproof jackets


January 11th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Monday decided to ask the bidders to submit fresh samples of bullet proof jackets.Earlier the Ministry floated a tender procure 59,000 bulletproof ... Read more...

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Five Mumbai cops face suspension for partying with don (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Mumbai Police faced further embarrassment Saturday as five policemen, including an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, faced possible suspension for attending a Christmas eve party thrown by a ... Read more...

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Notices to 8 IPS officers over missing bullet-proof jacket files


January 1st, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Friday served show cause notices to eight officers of the Indian Police Service (IPS) over missing files pertaining to the purchase of 110 bullet-proof jackets ... Read more...

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Karkare’s missing jacket theory a ‘cover-up’: social activist


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) A social activist who sought a probe into slain top cop Hemant Karkare's missing bullet-proof jacket Wednesday said he would challenge Mumbai Police's claim that the jacket was ... Read more...

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Govt. plans to procure bulletproof jackets for para-military forces


December 8th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): The Government has proposed to procure Bullet Proof Jackets for the Para Military Forces (PMFs).In a written reply to a question on Tuesday in Lok Sabha Minister of ... Read more...

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Punjab now has its own SWAT


December 1st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The inspiration may have been from the United States but the Punjab police now has its own SWAT -- special weapons and tactics -- teams to be the ... Read more...

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Special Task Force arrests seven Maoists in Bihar


August 7th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Paliganj (Bihar), Aug 7 (ANI): The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested seven Maoists including the area commander of banned outfit Communist Party of India (Maoists) from Bihar's Paliganj region late on ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays BHC order on Pradhan Committee report


August 4th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug. 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court order directing Maharashtra Government to present the Pradhan Committee report, which probed government's response to 26/11 terror attacks.A ... Read more...

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Centre committed to provide state of the art equipment to defence forces: Antony


July 20th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony said on Monday that the Central Government is committed to provide state of the art equipment to the armed forces to meet ... Read more...

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Construction company manager arrested for supplying Maoists


July 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 14 (IANS) The manager of a construction company was Tuesday arrested for supplying communication materials and bullet proof jackets to Maoist rebels in Jharkhand, police said. Naresh Prasad, ... Read more...

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BJP demands probe into purchase of bullet-proof jackets used on 26/11


June 6th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a high-level inquiry into the allegation that the Maharashtra government provided sub-standard bulletproof jackets to Mumbai Police officials including ... Read more...

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Bullet-proof jackets not inferior: Ashok Chavan


June 6th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) In the line of opposition fire for allegedly providing sub-standard bulletproof jackets to the Mumbai police, including those who fell to terrorists' bullets during 26/11, Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Twelve days to go in Delhi dossier ultimatum: Pakistan


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilanis Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik has said there are still 12 days left to meet the Indian ultimatum, on the Mumbai ... Read more...

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