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3 decades after Bofors scandal, India gets its first howitzer guns

After a 30-year wait for new artillery guns since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army on Thursday received the first two ultra light howitzers from the United States as part of an order for 145......

India inks Rs 5,000 crore howitzer deal with US

Breaking the Bofors jinx, India and the United States on Wednesday inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers, which will be mostly deployed near the borders with China.......

Indian Army handed over 'desi Bofors' artillery guns

Three indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory. "Three 155 mm howitzers (Dhanush) have been handed......

India wanted Bofors reference dropped from Prez interview: Swedish daily

President Pranab Mukherjee's remarks on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily sparked off a controversy on Wednesday with India protesting publication of ‘slip of tongue’ comments and the......

India decides to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore. The artillery guns would be procured as......

Why India Inc still fears MNCs

Business reacted with caution to the reforms of 1991, and demanded protection from multinationals and imports.Twenty-five years later, traces of that demand can still be found, reports Bhupesh......

How far has India gone on reforms since Narasimha Rao's regime

While previous governments had shied away from reforms, the PV Narasimha Rao's government launched broad reforms encompassing the real, external, monetary, financial and fiscal sectors.  ......

Spectrum scam: What is the actual loss?

Though Indians were no strangers to scams, spectrum loss was beyond their wildest imagination, says Bhupesh Bhandari. A news item tucked away in the inside pages of a newspaper announced that......

Blacklisting companies? What the govt must do

Every government and organisation has a blacklist of companies and people whom they would rather avoid. Their reasons could be political or commercial. Some such lists are kept a secret and need to......

India-Pak team up on court

Rohan Bopanna is nicknamed Bofors. And like the gun equivalent, hefires the ball using his tennis racket, leaving his opponents indisposed at times. He is learning to kill his target inclinical......
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Army tests howitzer cannons at Pokharan

After three decades of Bofors guns, two M-777 howitzers cannons were received by the Indian Army in the third week of May, with a view to upgrade... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-army-tests-howitzer-cannons-at-pokharan-2480064
Indian Army conducts trial of Howitzer M777 in Pokhran

[India], June 22 (ANI): Following the procurement of the ultra light Howitzer M777 from the United States, two of the artillery pieces were brought... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/indian-army-conducts-trial-of-howitzer-m777-in-pokhran-news-national-rgwdM5hidgifi.html
Bopanna wins first grand slam title

Twenty years after a Bengalurean won India's first-ever title at a Grand Slam tournament, another man from the city achieved the same feat on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/616330/bopanna-wins-first-grand-slam.html
Gen Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has given a thumbs up to the strategic partnership model rolled out by the government to rope in leading private players... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/615381/strategic-partnership-model-big-ticket.html
Steal Frame

Among the various ticklish issues that came up between India’s first prime minister and the country’s first home minister, the future role of... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/views/bfifth-columnistb-steal-frame-677

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