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2011-06-29 04:00:00

LONDON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As India's military undergoes one of the world's largest armoured vehicles modernisation programmes, Defence IQ will be holding Armoured Vehicles India 2011 to facilitate business opportunities between international and local industry and India's military. This year, India announced a $36 billion modernisation programme, increasing massive investment in its armoured vehicles programmes. With the declaration that India's Arjun Mark-II...

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By Gillian Orr My Week A triumphant end to her long battle to allow Gurkhas to settle in Britain Monday This summer I've been working on an Ian Fleming documentary for the BBC so I go to a studio to put the commentary over it. Having been a Bond girl, watching all the footage in a dark room really transports me back. In the evening I sit at home, my heart beginning to pound at the thought of the next day, when the High Court will deliver their verdict on whether the Gurkhas have the...

2008-09-18 09:00:37

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI [by N. C. Bipindra] New Delhi, [Thursday] 18 September: With terrorists striking Delhi and some major cities, the country's premier research and development institution DRDO [Defence Research and Development Organization] is hard-selling three of its anti-explosive devices to the Home Ministry to tackle the threat. "We are in discussions with the Home Ministry to sell our three devices - a remotely-operated bomb disposal vehicle (ROV), "Sujav"...

2008-09-15 06:00:29

ACTRESS Joanna Lumley will march with ex-British Army Gurkhas today to highlight their fight for rights to settle in Britain - and for better army pensions. The march will head for the Royal Courts of Justice in London's Strand for the start of a challenge to their immigration status. At the moment, Gurkhas who retired from the army after 1997 can automatically stay in the UK. But those who retired earlier must apply - and they can be refused and deported. The Ab Fab actress will lead...

2008-09-12 12:00:25

By STEPHEN HOWARD ACTRESS Joanna Lumley (right) will march with the Gurkhas next week to highlight their fight for rights to settle in Britain and better Army pensions. They will head for the Royal Courts of Justice in London's Strand on Tuesday for a challenge to their immigration status. Gurkhas who retired from the British Army after 1997 can automatically stay in the UK, but those who retired earlier must apply and can be refused and deported. The Absolutely Fabulous actress will...

2008-06-15 06:00:05

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI [by N.C. Bipindra] New Delhi, 15 June: Set to make forays in use of space applications, the Indian army will take a leaf out of US forces' experience to train its officers in optimizing the effective use of space-based resources to meet its operational requirements. A week after India announced setting up of an integrated cell to coordinate all military operations based on space assets, the army's Directorate of Perspective Planning (DOPP) will...


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