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Britain unveils Olympics missile plan

May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Britain Thursday unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.The Rapier and smaller high-velocity missiles would be used as ... Read more...

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India closely following political developments in Middle East: Ahamed

March 3rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed on Thursday said that the Union Government is closely following the recent political developments in the Middle-East, particularly with ... Read more...

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UAE to hold defence expo

February 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will hold a defence exhibition from Feb 20 to showcase the country's military capabilities.A total of 151 UAE firms will exhibit their ... Read more...

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Hamas uncovers spy network collaborating with Israel

September 24th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) – Hamas on Thursday announced that they have uncovered a Palestinian spy network in Gaza that collaborated with Israel, the Haaretz newspaper reported.Hamas arrested many Palestinians on suspicion ... Read more...

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Country’s security up due to developments in neighbourhood: Antony

August 15th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Saturday that rising economic stature of the country had brought with it several challenges and the security apparatus has been upgraded in ... Read more...

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Antony pays tribute to martyrs of Leh on Independence Day-eve

August 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): On the eve of Independence Day, the Defence Minister, AK Antony, today paid tributes to the martyrs of Leh tragedy.In his address to the Armed Forces personnel ... Read more...

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South African security forces promises ’safest World Cup ever’

June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): South African security forces have promised the "safest World Cup ever", saying a dedicated force of 41,000 police officers will be deployed across the country to protect an ... Read more...

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India beefing up security in border areas: Antony

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said security in all border areas, including Arunachal Pradesh, was being strengthened to meet any eventuality or threat. "We are strengthening security apparatus on ... Read more...

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Chennai software engineer forecasts weather with self-made antennas

January 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 29(ANI): Rajesh Kannan, a software engineer from Chennai, has a fascinating hobby of using his self-made antennas to predict weather conditions across the globe.Kannan is an amateur radio operator, and ... Read more...

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Modalities of BrahMos-II project to be finalized soon

September 1st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruchirapalli, Sep. 1 (ANI): The modalities for developing hypersonic missile BrahMos-II by the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace are in the final phase of finalization.BrahMos Aerospace CEO and managing director A ... Read more...

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Defence Minister’s Message To The Armed Forces On The Eve Of Independence Day

August 15th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
Following is the English rendering of the Defence Minister Shri AK Antony’s address to the Armed Forces personnel broadcast over All India Radio on the eve of Independence Day:-"Dear Jawans and all ... Read more...

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Indian nuke submarine launch won’t affect Pakistan, says Defence Minister

July 27th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 27 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar on Monday said that the country was under no threatfrom a security point of view despite India announcing the launch of its ... Read more...

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Report on one rank one pension by month end: President

June 4th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said that the cabinet committee formed to look into the long standing 'one rank one pension' demand of armed forces veterans will ... Read more...

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North Korea places troops on combat alert

March 9th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 9 (DPA) North Korean troops have gone on combat alert in response to annual US-South Korean manoeuvres, the country's official news agency reported. The North Korean Army's Supreme Command vowed massive ... Read more...

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President appeals for united approach to fight terror

January 26th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25, (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday evening appealed for a united approach to fight the menace of terrorism. Addressing the nation on the eve of the 60th Republic ... Read more...

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First comprehensive inventory of life in Antarctica reveals rich biodiversity

December 2nd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have made the first comprehensive inventory of sea and land animals around a group of Antarctic islands, which has revealed a region that is rich in ... Read more...

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GPS navigation devices can be fooled into giving wrong directions

September 23rd, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Cornell researchers have shown that it is possible to dupe global positioning system (GPS) into providing wrong navigation signals to tell a receiver his/her exact location.GPS ... Read more...

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Myanmar calls for assistance and aid with ‘no strings attached’

June 1st, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, June 1 (DPA) Myanmar's Deputy Defence Minister Aye Myint said Sunday assistance and aid provided by any country or organisation would be welcomed provided there are "no strings attached" or politicisation. ... Read more...

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Pak N-blasts ensured India wasnt singled out for intl pressure: Krepon

May 10th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Former Indian Home Minister LK Advani had issued a veiled threat to Pakistan after the then BJP-led NDA government conducted nuclear tests in May 1998, to make ... Read more...

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Fugitive terror leader still in Singapore: officials

March 3rd, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Singapore, March 2 (Xinhua) Fugitive terrorist and leader of Al Qaeda affiliate group Jemaah Islamiyah, Mas Selamat Kastari escaped from jail four days ago but the Singapore police strongly believe that he ... Read more...

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