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Blown Apart: India drops plan to buy 145 US howitzers

India has told the United States that in view of the price increase, it cannot go ahead with the procurement of 145 ultra-light howitzers for the Army, which plans to deploy such artillery guns in......

Why US guns won't boom in India anytime soon!

For years, New Delhi and Washington have negotiated the purchase of 145 M777 howitzers. Ajai Shukla reports The army's wait continues for a critical weapon system, the 155 millimetre ultralight......

Final trials of desi artillery guns next month

Indigenous 155 mm artillery guns, made on the lines of Swedish Bofors howitzers procured by the army in the 1980s, will go for last round of trials at Pokhran firing ranges along the Indo-Pak......

Why US-made howitzers will cost India 90% more

In August, the Pentagon re-notified the United States Congress of sale of howitzers to India for up to $885 million. A 2010 notification had stated a maximum cost of $647 million A delay of......

Irregularity charges in howitzer purchase being probed: Govt

Complaints of alleged irregularities have been received in connection with Army's plan to procure ultra light howitzers worth over Rs 3,000 crore and a committee has been formed to probe these......

Budget cuts: Defence, nuclear power, roads and welfare

Finance Minister P Chidambaram is putting defence, atomic energy and road projects under the knife in a final attempt to hit a tough fiscal deficit target by March, risking short-term economic......

Govt takes army's money to fill Budget gap

As in the past, the armed forces have been asked to surrender around Rs 4,000 crore (Rs 40 billion) ahead of the Budget.Normally, this is the amount not spent from the capital account, usually from......

Why diamonds are NOT a girl's best friend

'Diamonds are a girl's best friend' sang the sexy Marilyn Monroe in the hit movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. And since then women the world over have fallen more in love with the 'precious' stone.......

From an Indian village to designing chips for the world!

The story of Dasaradha Gude, better known as 'GD', is almost like a fairytale. He had his early education in an impoverished village but went on to do engineering in Kakinada. His life as an......

Why Hero exited the joint venture

More stringent emission norms, set to kick in by 2015 for two-wheeler makers, seem to be one of the reasons why Honda opted to end its 26-year-old alliance with the Hero Group. The new Bharat......

Rate Hrithik Roshan's best performance!

With the release of Guzaarish, Hrithik Roshan is suddenly being hailed as one of the generation's finest actors, and not just a posterboy. Fans of Hrithik, however, will justifiably say they always......

Why Bhumika did Collector Gari Bhaarya

Bhumika Chawla is a busy woman after marriage. The actress who juggles acting along with other responsibilities is turning producer with her husband yoga guru Bharat Thakur. Their first Telugu......

Guess which heroines are rocking the bikinis?

Bollywood is all about the bikinis these days, and everytime a heroine wears a two-piece, it's flashed all over the news channels.So let's check how closely you've been paying attention. Identify......

My book an open and honest account: Gibbs

Unruffled by his team-mates' criticism and the threat of disciplinary action from Cricket South Africa, opener Herschelle Gibbs said his controversial autobiography detailing sexual promiscuity,......

Fan helmets could go global after World Cup

The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the......

SA's first high speed train just in time for WC fans

Africa's first high speed urban train started operating in Johannesburg on Tuesday, just in time to help World Cup fans bypass the city's notorious traffic congestion. Roads in the city had been......

Clijsters opts for quality over quantity

US Open champion Kim Clijsters will be counting on quality rather than quantity as she tries to work her way back into the top 10 of the world rankings following her two-year maternity break. The......

Images from day five of the US Open

Rafael Nadal overcame a gritty performance by 32-year-old Nicolas Kiefer of Germany to score a 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory and advance to the third round of the US Open in New York, on Friday.......

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AS Lamba sees huge potential in India-Japan ties

A S Lamba The forthcoming meeting between the Prime Ministers of India and Japan is perhaps the beginning of a new era in international relations... ...

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India-US defence cooperation

Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardass Modi is slated to visit US in September for the UN General Assembly. He will also meet Barak Obama in... ...

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Defence ministry scraps Rs 6,000-cr tender for light choppers

The defence ministry on Friday scrapped a scam-tainted tender worth over Rs 6,000 crore to procure 197 light helicopters from foreign vendors and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/defence-news-defence-ministry-scraps-rs-6000-cr-tender-for-light-choppers/20140829.htm
Dire need to speed up DRDO's output

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to speed up projects and advance delivery... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/dire-need-to-speed-up-drdo-s-output/article1-1257765.aspx
Ukraine, Russia Talks Yield Little Progress

Russian President Vladimir Putin focused on trade at the start of talks involving his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday, sidestepping mounting concern... ...

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