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Everything’s OK in US-Russia relations: Medvedev


July 31st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed allegations that the US-Russia relations have deteriorated as of late over a range of issues, including Washington's ... Read more...

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Russian military chief visits US


July 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's military chief, Gen. Nikolai Makarov, Tuesday began a three-day official visit to the US to discuss the American missile defence plans, the Russian defence ... Read more...

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Nod for $1.9-bn defence procurement proposals (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama agree to continue missile talks


June 19th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have agreed to continue dialogue on missile defence despite a difference of opinion ... Read more...

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Russia to launch 100 military satellites


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to launch at least 100 military satellites in the next 10 years to boost its missile detection capabilities, a top official has said."The ... Read more...

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Dangerous new superbug targets young and healthy


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) A dangerous and under-recognized superbug is targeting the young and healthy in the US, being a much more potent variant of a common bacterium known as ... Read more...

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Iranian makes world’s tiniest microphone


December 28th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world's tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.Bahram ... Read more...

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Iran starts aerial war game


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 18 (IANS) Iran started on Friday the initial stage of an aerial war game in eastern part of the country, Xinhua reported citing the local Mehr news agency.At ... Read more...

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‘Huge potential for India-Italy defence industry cooperation’


November 1st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) There is tremendous potential for defence cooperation between India and Italy and the opportunities have grown manifold with the reforms introduced in this country's offsets ... Read more...

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India test-fires n-capable ‘Shourya’ missile


September 24th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Shourya' from a test range in Orissa, defence ministry sources said. The 600-km-range supersonic missile was launched at 2.30 ... Read more...

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US to deploy ballistic missiles in Poland


September 16th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will deploy elements of a missile defence shield in Poland by 2018, both the countries said in a joint statement Thursday."The United States ... 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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US, Russia to continue missile defence talks


August 9th, 2011 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia will continue talks on the issue of a proposed European missile shield in St. Petersburg (Aug 11-12), the US Department ... Read more...

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China criticises Japan’s 2011 defence white paper


August 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China Thursday expressed "strong opposition" to Japan's 2011 defence white paper, saying the document plays up the "China threat theory" and has ulterior motives.Defence ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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India, US sign accord to secure their cyber spaces (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday signed an accord that will enable them to jointly secure their cyber spaces amid increasing attacks on sensitive records from ... Read more...

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US scraps missile defence plan for Czech Republic


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has abandoned plans to deploy a missile early warning centre as part of a European missile defence system in the Czech Republic, ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland to invest Rs.1,000 crore on operations


May 20th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd will invest around Rs.1,000 crore this fiscal on its own operations as well as on its joint ventures, a senior ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss missile issue at G8 summit


May 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his American counterpart Barack Obama will address a crucial missile issue at the G8 summit to be held in ... Read more...

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Widely used HIV drug could help prevent cervical cancer


May 4th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A study has suggested that a simple treatment using a widely prescribed HIV drug could prevent cervical cancer by killing off the human papilloma virus (HPV) that causes ... Read more...

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Russia outlines its vision of European missile shield


April 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Space Forces commander Lt. Gen. Oleg Ostapenko Friday outlined Russia's proposals for the future European missile defence network.Russia and NATO agreed to cooperate on ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland, German partner to develop defence systems (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Hinduja Group's newly-floated Ashok Leyland Defence Systems Ltd (ALDS) and German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) GmbH Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Tuesday for development of advanced ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland, German partner to develop defence systems


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Hinduja Group's newly-floated Ashok Leyland Defence Systems Ltd (ALDS) and German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) GmbH Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Tuesday for development of advanced ... Read more...

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France transferring submarine technology to India


January 9th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India should be able to produce more than one sophisticated submarine every year, thanks to the transfer of high technology from the French leader in naval defence ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker to build two plants, expand exports


December 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defence systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov ... Read more...

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Antony for speedy indigenisation of defence systems


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday his ministry is all set to create an environment for speedy indigenisation of defence systems and platforms."We are making all efforts ... Read more...

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MoD creating environment for indigenisation of defence equipment: Antony


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is making all efforts to create an environment for speedy indigenisation of defence systems and ... Read more...

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A two-day workshop on Innovative Ecosystem held in New Delhi


October 28th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) under the aegis of India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) ... Read more...

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Nerdcore - the new hip-hop for “nerds” and “geeks”


October 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A new form of hip-hop for "nerds" and "geeks" has come up in the form of "nerdcore".MC Frontalot, one of the founding fathers of the scene, said the ... Read more...

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India to build cyber attack proof operating system


October 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is developing a futuristic operating system to protect its sensitive data from cyber attacks, including hacking, a top official said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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Quicken military hardware deliveries, India urges Russia


October 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India Thursday raised with Russia the delays in the delivery of military hardware like an aircraft carrier and a nuclear submarine and said a "satisfactory solution" would ... Read more...

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Clues to how bacteria and viruses are identified as enemies revealed


October 1st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed how our immune systems detect invading organisms to be destroyed and removed from our bodies.The should ultimately help lead to the development of ... Read more...

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Australia eyes defence business in India


September 9th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Australia Thursday sought to expand defence ties with India with the signing of a pact between the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the department of trade ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Pakistan moves to avert epidemics


August 24th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) The Pakistani government Tuesday announced emergency measures aimed at averting major outbreaks of cholera and other epidemic diseases in the country's flooded areas. A national steering committee, comprising ... Read more...

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Cyber warfare: Indian Army boosts its defences


July 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Indian Army is fighting attacks in the cyber world with electronic warfare capability of the "highest standard", say officials pointing out that virtual strikes ... Read more...

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Russia to expand Telemba military range


July 4th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The world's largest Telemba military training ground located in Siberia will be expanded as Russia readies to test its S-400 long-range missile defence system, an official ... Read more...

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