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Indian Navy choppers bid delayed, firm lodges protest


September 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's bid to buy 16 multi-role helicopters worth over $1 billion for its navy has been hit by delays after the defence ministry recently asked ... Read more...

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High expectations from Chinese minister’s India trip: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Expectations from the visit of Defence Minister Liang Guanglie to India are running high, said a daily that claimed "outsiders with ulterior motives dislike" that the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup final: Cameroon can spoil India’s party (Preview)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial run between reigning Nehru Cup champions India and challengers Cameroon was of little help in judging the relative strengths of the two teams ... Read more...

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Koevermans happy with Indian defence


September 1st, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with his young defence that stood up to the task despite conceding an early goal in the ... Read more...

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Join armed forces, AMU chief says


August 30th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lt. Gen. Zamir Uddin Shah has urged students to consider armed forces as a profitable career option. Gen Shah said ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India dismantle Maldives, go top of the table


August 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India went to top of the table and enhanced their chances of reaching the finals of the Nehru Cup football tournament by thrashing South Asian ... Read more...

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Pakistan holding 74 Indian defence men since 1971: Ahmed


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, the government Thursday said 74 Indian defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, ... Read more...

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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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Olympics hockey: India crash to fifth successive defeat


August 7th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Belgium struck thrice to hand India their fifth consecutive defeat in the preliminary league of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Tuesday.Goals by veteran Jerome Dekeyser ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Jittery India suffer third defeat


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A jittery India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Unlimited penalty for defaulting on defence offsets


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India will levy unlimited penalties on foreign firms that fail to meet their offsets obligations of ploughing back a minimum 30 percent of a contract ... Read more...

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First Boeing C-17s to arrive in India by mid-2013


August 1st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Boeing Wednesday said the first of the 10 heavy-lift military aircraft, C-17 Globemaster III, for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will arrive in the ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India take on New Zealand in pressure game (Preview)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India take on New Zealand Wednesday in what would be a key game for both teams if they hope to remain on course in the men's ... Read more...

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India clears $2.4 bn plan to buy cargo planes for IAF


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's defence ministry Monday gave its nod for an Indian Air Force (IAF) plan to buy 56 transport planes worth $2.4 billion to augment its ... Read more...

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Myanmar general to visit India


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Continuing with its efforts to forge strong ties with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general, when the two ... Read more...

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Raise FDI limit to boost defence trade: US think tank


July 18th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A US think tank has suggested that India should raise the limit of foreign direct investment from 26 percent to over 50 percent in order to ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: India knocked out by Vietnam


July 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) India were knocked out of the U-13 Yamaha ASEAN Cup football tournament after they suffered a humiliating 0-7 loss to Vietnam in their last group ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: Lucky India earn a draw against Malaysia


July 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Goalkeeper Debopriya Das put up a valiant show as Indian escaped with a goalless draw against a strong Malaysian Blue side in the under-13 ASEAN ... Read more...

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India out of AFC U-22 Championship


July 4th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 3 (IANS) India failed to qualify for the final round of the under-22 AFC Championship as they were thrashed 0-4 by Oman in their last match of the ... Read more...

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Push for army’s combat chopper demand


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Army's demand for a separate attack helicopter fleet to support its ground troops during battle has got a boost with Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Why Russia is losing out in the Indian defence market (Comment)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Anatoly Isaikin, head of Rosoboronexport, Russia's state arms exporter, was once again forced to address the string of setbacks plaguing Russian arms manufacturers in India over the past 12 months. ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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DCNS, Pipavav to address India’s naval needs


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The French defence major DCNS and India's integrated defence company Pipavav plan to enter into a strategic partnership to construct strategic assets, including modern warships for ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India hold talks on Siachen (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield. Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India open talks on Siachen


June 11th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday opened two-day talks to look for a solution to the dispute over Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battle field, officials said.Defence Secretaries ... Read more...

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Indian defence secretary in Pakistan


June 11th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma arrived in Pakistan Sunday for talks on Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, where the guns have been silent for ... Read more...

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India, US to assist Sri Lanka military


June 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to provide enhanced training facilities for military personnel from Sri Lanka, it was announced Tuesday.This followed meetings Sri Lankan Defence ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: Argentina end India’s title hopes


May 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) Five-time champions India's title hopes crashed as they went down 2-3 to Argentina in a crucial encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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Akash keeps lead; Reddy shocks Chowdhury


May 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, May 25 (IANS) Overnight sole leader G. Akash of Tamil Nadu escaped a loss to Saptarshi Roy of Railways in the 10th round to maintain his lead in the ... Read more...

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Hapless India thrashed by New Zealand in Azlan Shah opener


May 24th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 24 (IANS) India were thrashed 1-5 by New Zealand in their first match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Thursday evening.It was a poor display ... Read more...

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Indian men win bronze at junior Asia Cup hockey


May 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), May 13 (IANS) India beat South Korea 2-1 courtesy a golden goal to win a bronze medal in the seventh Junior Men's Asia Cup Hockey at MBM Stadium ... Read more...

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