defence establishment

Only one hacking in last three years: Antony


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's defence establishment has recorded only one breach of security by hackers from outside in the last three years, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ promises full on entertainment (IANS Preview)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Wait is over for all Salman Khan fans as the star is coming to cinema halls Wednesday with "Ek Tha Tiger" to celebrate Independence ... Read more...

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Bribery allegation absolutely false, says Tejinder Singh


April 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh Tuesday Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing his defamation case against army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, that the allegation that ... Read more...

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Army chief a frustrated man: Vayalar Ravi


March 28th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's action of writing to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the shortage of weapons and ammunition was out of frustration ... Read more...

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We’re bridging gaps in armed forces capabilities: Pallam Raju


March 28th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) There are gaps in the capabilities of armed forces and efforts are on to bridge these quickly, Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju ... Read more...

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Tejinder Singh files defamation case against army chief (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case against army chief Gen V.K. Singh in a Delhi court following allegations of bribery ... Read more...

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Army chief didn’t want to pursue bribe offer case: Antony (Roundup)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday admitted that army chief Gen. V.K. Singh informed him about Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh offering a bribe of ... Read more...

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Why didn’t army chief probe bribe matter: Tejinder Singh (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 27th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh, who has been named as the man who offered army chief V.K. Singh a bribe, Tuesday said if that ... Read more...

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Why didn’t army chief probe bribe matter: Tejinder Singh


March 27th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Named as the man who offered army chief V.K. Singh a bribe, Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Khanna said Tuesday that if that had indeed happened ... Read more...

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Army chief didn’t want to pursue bribe matter: Antony (Second Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony admitted Tuesday that army chief Gen. V.K. Singh informed him about Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh offering a bribe of ... Read more...

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Army chief didn’t want to pursue bribe matter: Antony (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said army chief Gen. V.K. Singh did inform him about Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh offering a bribe of Rs.14 ... Read more...

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Antony promises to probe army chief’s allegations


March 27th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday told parliament he would investigate army chief V.K. Singh's allegations of being offered a bribe of Rs.14 crore and assured ... Read more...

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Arms suppliers cashing on offset clause face challenges


March 17th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) While the $10 billion order to French company Dassault to supply 126 fighter planes is expected to generate around $5 billion worth of business for Indian ... Read more...

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India fails to check human rights violations: Human Rights Watch


January 24th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Custodial killings, police abuse including torture, and failure to implement policies aimed at protecting vulnerable communities marred India's record in 2011, according to the ... Read more...

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Army plans military schools in three states


November 16th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Army plans to set up military schools in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha under the central command of the defence establishment, a senior officer said ... Read more...

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No hot pursuit of Somali pirates: India


September 26th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India Monday rejected suggestions that its navy should go on a hot pursuit of Somali pirates, who are threatening global trade on sea lanes of ... Read more...

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Save the Hindon river, say activists (With image)


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 2 (IANS) Environmentalists, social activists and members of various organisations took out a march here Thursday to oppose the construction of a bridge over an artificial embankment on ... Read more...

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Bridge on Hindon river a disaster, say activists


June 1st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) Calling the proposed third bridge over Hindon river here an "environmental disaster", activists have pointed out that the artificial embankment erected for it could be damaged ... Read more...

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Russia snubs India; cancels navy, army war games


May 31st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Russia has snubbed India in the recent months by cancelling two important bilateral war games, usually held under a well-established arrangement, a senior official said ... Read more...

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A ‘disappointed’ US to keep up defence ties with India


April 29th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Though disappointed at India's rejection of Washington's bid to supply a new generation of fighter jets, the United States has said it would continue to ... Read more...

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IAF’s air bases modernisation to kick start this month


April 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) ambitious plan to modernise 30 air bases, including those along the China border, will kick start this month with ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society land belongs to military: Army officer


January 15th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) An internal investigation conducted by the Indian Army and records and maps dating back to 1854 reveal that the plot of land on which the controversial Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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Navy peeved at Mumbai skyscraper, ministry examines issue (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The construction of a residential skyscraper in Mumbai's Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) has raised the heckles of India's Western Naval Command (WNC) and responding to the ... Read more...

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Pak Parliamentary Committee on National Security wants anti-terror policy revamped


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 3 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers have demanded that the government revamp its anti-terror policy in view of the continuous terror strikes in the country, which have resulted in the death of ... Read more...

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Army denies cautioning Antony on deals with the US


May 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Indian Army's Additional Directorate General (Public Information) at the General Staff Branch of the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that a ... Read more...

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Light Combat Helicopter unveiled for armed forces


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) India Sunday unveiled the indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) with a successful flight demo of its first prototype here for the armed forces. Designed and developed by the ... Read more...

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Raising FDI cap in defence manufacturing to 74 percent will save forex (Second Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In what reads more like an indictment of the Indian defence establishment, a government working paper Monday suggested the foreign investment cap in the military manufacturing sector ... Read more...

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It’s all-out war at this Malaysian museum (Letter from Penang)


April 18th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Penang (Malaysia), April 18 (IANS) The feel of an early 20th century battlefield at night with its haunted tales is almost eerie. The War Museum here offers this and more ... Read more...

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Why can’t India have its own ‘patriotic hackers’? (Comment)


April 11th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Revelations by Canadian investigators that a cyber spy ring based in China specifically targeted India's defence establishment are expected to set off a major cyber security overhaul by New ... Read more...

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Cyber espionage: Chinese hackers steal India’s secret files (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Secrets files of India's missile projects, troop deployments and military schools have been stolen by hackers of the so-called `Shadow Network', exposing unprecedented Chinese cyber offensive ... Read more...

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Chinese cyber espionage on India exposed


April 7th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Exposing unprecedented Chinese cyber offensive against India, dozens of other nations and the Dalai Lama, Canadian investigators have found that hackers of the so-called ... Read more...

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Indian defence establishment gears up to thwart cyber threat


August 23rd, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Facing mounting attacks from the virtual world, the Indian defence establishment is now gearing up for cyber warfare.Officials working in South Block, where the ... Read more...

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It’s a ‘never-before’ opportunity for defence deals with India: US business


July 21st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 21 (IANS) Eyeing high-value deals with India, including the over $10 billion contract for 126 multi role fighter aircraft, the main business lobby for India said the ... Read more...

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India ramps up military presence along China border (Lead, changing dateline)


June 9th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Itanagar/Tezpur, June 9 (IANS) India is ramping up its military deployment along the border with China, positioning two army divisions, each comprising around 25,000 to 30,000 personnel, as also a squadron ... Read more...

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Tamil rebels make conflicting claims over Prabhakaran’s death


May 25th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 25 (DPA) Tamil rebels have made conflicting claims over the reported death of their leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, with one saying he was still alive and another confirming his death. A day ... Read more...

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