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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Long power cuts spark ire in Pakistani Punjab


March 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Long spells of power outage have caused huge public outrage in Pakistan's Punjab province.On Saturday, the outages triggered protests in several cities of the province as ... Read more...

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‘India-South Korea defence relations won’t impact China ties’


March 25th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India said Sunday its growing military ties with South Korea will not impact on its ties with China."Our relations with one country are not predicated ... Read more...

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Give Adarsh building to defence authorities: Court


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday suggested to the promoters and members of the Adarsh Housing Society to hand over the controversial 31-storey building to the defence ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sets up panel to re-acquire defence land


March 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Thursday a committee would negotiate with the defence ministry for returning to the civil authorities vast stretches of land occupied by ... Read more...

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India wants only bilateral defence ties with Australia


December 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Days after snubbing Australia over its proposal for a trilateral military pact with US, India Wednesday welcomed Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith but strongly communicated ... Read more...

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China-wary India developing space security systems


November 16th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Wary of China's demonstrated anti-satellite capabilities, India is developing technologies and systems that will enable it to protect its space assets.China had carried out its ... Read more...

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Suspected ISI agent nabbed in Uttar Pradesh


September 18th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) A suspected agent of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was arrested in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh Sunday, police said."At this stage, I can only ... Read more...

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Saab, Wipro tie up for land-based protection systems


September 15th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swedish defence firm Saab and Indian software and infrastructure engineering giant Wipro Limited have signed a teaming agreement to jointly pursue opportunities for land-based active ... Read more...

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Wipro to develop software for Saab’s e-warfare system


September 15th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) Wipro Ltd has entered into a strategic alliance with Saab AB to develop and market protective software for the Swedish major's Land Electronic Defence System (LEDS) ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified in this tech hub for peaceful 65th Independence Day celebrations Monday, a police official said."We have put ... Read more...

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British defence secretary explores business ties with India


July 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) In the backdrop of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat plane being shortlisted in a $10.4-billion Indian tender, British Defence Secretary Liam Fox was here on ... 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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Indian Army vice chief to visit Poland


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Indian Army vice chief Lt. Gen. A.S. Lamba will go on a four-day visit to Poland from Saturday to explore opportunities to expand defence ties, ... Read more...

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Defence ministry launches land audit to curb scams


May 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Stung by scams involving its land, the defence ministry has launched a series of measures, including the audit of its real estate, using modern techniques. ... Read more...

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Land title, green violations in Adarsh more serious: Navy chief


January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Wednesday said the Adarsh Housing Society building has more serious issues like land title and violation of environment laws than security ... Read more...

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Mehbooba condemns harassment of Kashmiris in Mumbai


January 10th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday condemned "the harassment of Kashmiris especially the youth in and outside the state".In a statement here, party president Mehbooba Mufti said ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies involvement in Mumbai ’spy’ case


December 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Pakistan High Commission Thursday denied the involvement of any of its officials with an alleged ISI spy caught in Mumbai last week. "Some recent reports of ... Read more...

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India to get $10 billion offset works from defence deals


October 20th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The multi-billion dollar defence deals under negotiation are expected to give Indian firms offset works worth around $10 billion over the years, Minister of State for Defence ... Read more...

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India to get $10-billion offset works from defence deals


October 20th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The multi-billion dollar defence deals under negotiations are expected to give Indian firms offset works worth around $10 billion (Rs.45,000 crore) over the years, Minister of State ... Read more...

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India asks ADMM Plus for cooperation to secure sea-lanes


October 12th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct 12 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today called for adoption of 'cooperative approaches' for ensuring the security of sea-lanes in the Asia-Pacific Region.Addressing the first ever ASEAN Plus Eight ... Read more...

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Antony leaves for Vietnam to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting


October 10th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today left for a four-day visit to Vietnam to attend the ASEAN Defence Ministers meet.Antony is accompanied by a high level delegation ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Vietnam for ASEAN defence summit (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be in Vietnam from Sunday to attend the defence summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Antony to attend ASEAN defence summit


October 8th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) As part of India's "look east policy", Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be in Vietnam from Sunday to attend the defence summit of a regional bloc, ASEAN, ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Vietnam to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting


October 8th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): As part of India's Look -East Policy and with the objective of integration with the other regions, Defence Minister AK Antony will undertake a visit to Vietnam ... Read more...

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GE engine set to power India’s indigenous combat fighter (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) General Electric's subsidiary GE Aviation was Thursday declared the lowest bidder to supply engines to power India's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mark-2, the indigenous second-generation Tejas fighters."GE Aviation ... Read more...

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GE Aviation engine bid lowest for India’s jet fighter


September 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) General Electric's subsidiary GE Aviation was declared the lowest bidder for supplying engines to power India's second generation Tejas fighters, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mark-2, a senior ... Read more...

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Antony to go on two-day visit to South Korea


August 31st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Defence cooperation between India and South Korea is poised to receive a major boost when Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday goes on a two-day visit to Seoul. ... Read more...

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‘No Chinese interference in Indian pavilion’


August 29th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India Sunday denied a media report that Chinese officials had confiscated brochures showing the Indian map from the Indian pavilion at the World Expo2010 in Shanghai. A national ... Read more...

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Visa issue: Chinese envoy meets MEA officials


August 27th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Amid reports that Lieutenant General BS Jaswal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command was denied a visa to visit China, the country's envoy Zhang Yan met officials of ... Read more...

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Antony rules out breaking defence ties with China


August 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (ANI): Amid the controversy over China's denial of visa to Lieutenant General BS Jaswal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday ruled out breaking ... Read more...

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India suspends defence exchanges with China


August 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): India has reportedly decided to suspend its defence exchanges with China as a reaction to the denial of visa to Lieutenant General BS Jaswal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ... Read more...

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India takes up with China denial of visa to top Army official


August 27th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): In response to a report that China denied visa to Lieutenant General BS Jaswal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Area Command, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson on ... Read more...

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India, China still have ample scope to enhance ties, says Krishna


April 6th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghBeijing, Apr. 6 (ANI): Visiting External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said there is still ample scope for enhancing Sino-India engagement, despite current unprecedented levels on various fronts.Addressing ... Read more...

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