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Modern AK-203 assault rifles to be made in UP's Amethi

The Central government has approved a plan to produce over five lakh AK-203 assault rifles at Korwa in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, in what official sources described as an endeavour to provide a big......

Govt dissolves Ordnance Factory Board, transfers employees

The defence ministry has dissolved the Ordnance Factory Board with effect from October 1 and transferred its assets, employees and management to seven public sector units (PSUs), according to an......

Monsoon Session: Fuel hike, Covid, farmers' issues set to rock Parl

The government has readied a big legislative agenda for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning Monday even as the Opposition is raring to corner the ruling dispensation over a host of issues,......

Fuel price, Covid on the agenda for Oppn in Parliament

The government has readied a big legislative agenda for the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning Monday even as the Opposition seeks to corner the ruling dispensation over its handling of the......

Monsoon Session: Discussion on Covid management, price rise likely

The government may consider a discussions on the country's Covid management and price rise in the upcoming Monsoon Session to ensure smooth functioning of both Houses of parliament, sources said in......

Corporatising OFBs: An idea whose time has come

'The much-awaited decision could be a welcome change at a time when the Indian armed forces are crying for self-reliance and the defence industry is looking forward to more indigenisation,' notes......

How the military can get a bang for every buck

The best available recourse to keep the defence sector healthy is to source most of our requirement within the country so that procurement outlays under both the Revenue and Capital heads flow......

Defence firms divert firepower to fighting coronavirus

DRDO is developing 15 to 20 products to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic.Ajai Shukla reports.  Kindly mote that the image has only been posted for representational purposes. Photograph: PTI......

Private firms to arm police with modern weapons

The ministry of home affairs has turned to India's private sector to arm the police forces with weapons needed to respond to terror attacks like 26/11. On December 21, MHA promulgated a draft Arms......

Army schooling for executives

The Army Institute of Management, Kolkata is gearing up to provide tailor-made courses to executives who have finished college a while ago but want to do additional courses to face the changing......

Sahasram lacks thrills

Paresh C Palicha reviews the Malayalam movie, Sahasram.Post YOUR reviews here!Sahasram directed by Dr S Janardhanan (of Mahasamudram fame) withSuresh Gopi in the leadis a story of a traditional......

Arun Nayar's dad in case against son, Liz

The rift in the Nayar family following the much-publicised wedding of India-born businessman Arun Nayar with Hollywood star Elizabeth Hurley is going to echo in the courtrooms of Jodhpur. Arun's......

Pakistan not involved in match-fixing: Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir may be a familiar Pakistan nemesis on the field but the aggressive opener threw his weight behind Younis Khan and his men saying it is impossible to believe that they had tanked......

Tejbir admits testing positive

Indian hockey plunged into fresh controversy on Thursday with forward Tejbir Singh admitting to testing positive for a banned drug.Tejbir, who had to return from Madrid before the start of the......

An ill-considered move

In a radical move, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has banned one-day cricket for all cricketers under the age of 17 in the country.One question springs to mind: what will this achieve......

Feroz Ali's team wins Tata Steel Open Pro-Am

In what must be the most well-attended pro-ams in the history of the Hero Honda Indian Golf Tour, it was former Indian Open champion and No 3 player on the current Money List, Feroz Aliwho led his......
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