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Trials begin of upgraded Indian main battle tank


June 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The trials began Thursday of an upgraded version of the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT) that is expected to form the backbone of the ... Read more...

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Production of upgraded indigenous tanks by 2014


February 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India will begin production of an upgraded version of the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT) by early 2014, an official said here Monday. The Defence Research ... Read more...

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Wearing flip-flops can be hazardous to health


July 29th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Compared to high heels, flip-flops don't even look remotely hazardous. But experts are warning of the dangers of their prolonged use such as the risk of shin splints ... Read more...

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Army to buy additional 124 Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 17 (ANI): To boost the strike capability of the armed forces, the Indian Army will buy 124 additional indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT), after the ... Read more...

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Indian Army to get 124 more Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday ordered another 124 Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to boost the firepower of the 1.13-million strong force after the indigenously developed platform outgunned ... Read more...

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In final test, Arjun tank to take on Russian T-90


January 16th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Arjun main battle tank will take on the Russian built T-90 tanks March 1, when the core strength of the indigenously-built tank will be ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary peaceful in Hyderabad


December 7th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said Sunday. Police had sounded an alert here in view of the shutdown call ... Read more...

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Trials of Arjun battle tank to be delayed: Army chief


June 12th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor Friday said the comparative trials of the indigenously built Arjun main battle tank (MBT) with the Russian T-90 equivalent have been ... Read more...

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Arjun tanks ready for comparative trials with Russian T-90


May 25th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 25 (ANI): With the delivery of 16 indigenously built Arjun main battle tank (MBT) to the Indian Army today, the combat vehicle is now ready for ... Read more...

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Yorkshire lasses are Britain’s Bustiest Babes


May 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that girls from Yorkshire are the bustiest babes in Britain, with 35 per cent needing DD cups or larger.The study, conducted by MBT, ... Read more...

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Arjun tank gets vote of support from Indian Army chief


February 19th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In a reversal of the Indian Army's stand on the indigenous main battle tank (MBT) Arjun, which has been 37 years in the making, army chief General ... Read more...

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Women find men who walk tall and straight most attractive


February 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Forget bling-bling or branded clothes, the ladies are drawn to men who walk tall, with their back straight and bottom tucked in.Thats the conclusion of a ... Read more...

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Indian Army rejects joint assessment of indigenous main battle tank


July 20th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a desperate bid to save the main battle tank (MBT) Arjun it has developed, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) had suggested a ... Read more...

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Arjun tank not being thrust on the Army: DRDO


July 12th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today made it clear that it is not trying to force the Army to buy the indigenous Arjun main ... Read more...

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DRDO moves to stem exodus of scientists


July 9th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hit by an exodus of key scientists, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is moving to get its act together with the defence ministry ... Read more...

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Indian Army sounds indigenous battle tank’s death knell


July 5th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS)The Indian Army seems to have sounded the death knell for an indigenous main battle tank (MBT) that has been in the development for nearly 36 years, saying ... Read more...

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Speculation on sabotage of Arjun tank trials baseless: Indian Army


April 28th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday refuted allegations of "sabotage" in the trials of the indigenously developed main battle tank (MBT) Arjun saying any speculation on this score was ... Read more...

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Indigenous battle tank fails winter trials: army


April 16th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) An indigenous main battle tank (MBT) that has been in the development for nearly 36 years has failed to deliver at the just-concluded winter trials, the Indian ... Read more...

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‘Delays in military hardware deliveries being addressed’


April 16th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Admitting to delays in deliveries of military hardware, the government said Wednesday it was addressing the issue with the Indian and foreign vendors from whom the equipment ... Read more...

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DRDO has failed to deliver, says Antony


April 11th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Even as a high-powered committee suggested a drastic overhaul of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday admitted the organisation has failed ... Read more...

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GVK Biosciences licenses its toxicity database to AstraZeneca


February 18th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (ANI/Business Wire India): GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO) announced that it has licensed its Mechanism Based Toxicity Database (MBT) to AstraZeneca. MBT has over 13,000 drug and drug like compounds, ... Read more...

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