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India’s Tejas, light combat helicopter dazzle participants at Aero India


February 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas and light combat helicopter (LCH) dazzled participants at the Aero India 2011 on Wednesday with their breathtaking ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force


January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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IAF flies homegrown Tejas fighter jet for operational clearance


January 10th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) India Monday joined the select club of countries making a fighter jet from scratch when Indian Air Force (IAF) flew for the first time the lightweight indigenous multi-role ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas to join Air Force today


January 10th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, will join the Air Force on Monday for initial ... Read more...

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India’s own fighter jet Tejas to join air force Monday


January 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) India's long-delayed, indigenously-developed, multi-role combat aircraft Tejas will join the Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday for initial operational clearance (IOC) in this aerospace hub.Considered to be ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army chief orders probe into financial scam


November 24th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashaq Parvez Kayani has ordered a probe into the huge financial irregularities in the army run National Logistics Cell (NLC).The NLC is a subsidiary ... Read more...

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India’s defence research agency eyes export markets


September 12th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 12 (IANS) India's premier defence research agency will now have a commercial arm on the lines of the Indian space agency's Antrix to tap export markets, a senior ... Read more...

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Gates recommends dismantling major US command


August 10th, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) In his effort to rein in swollen military spending, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Monday announced plans to close a major command and cut back on the use ... Read more...

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Rain, storm leave thousands homeless in Brazil


April 25th, 2010 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Incessant rain and a powerful storm have battered southern Brazil, leaving thousands of people homeless, officials said. In Parana, the most affected state, close to 6,000 residents ... Read more...

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Five killed in Colombia military plane crash


February 19th, 2009 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 19 (IANS) A Colombian military plane crashed Wednesday during a training mission in westcentral province of Caldas, killing all five people on board, officials said. The so-called "ghost plane" - a ... Read more...

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Powerful quake jolts Panama-Costa Rica border


November 20th, 2008 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Nov 20 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck the Panama-Costa Rica border region Wednesday, but there were no reports of casulties or serious damages, EFE ... Read more...

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Technology leadership awards for Saraswat, Banerjee


May 12th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): Country's top rocket scientist V K Saraswat and Dipankar Banerjee, credited with developing critical materials for aircraft carriers, were among scientists decorated by Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Japan replaces peace-keeping troops in Nepal


March 7th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Tokyo, March 7 (Xinhua) Japan sent six members of its ground self-defence force (SDF) to Nepal Friday to replace the troops already there, for extending the peacekeeping mission in that country. According ... Read more...

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