Defence Ministry Junks Machine Guns Order For Foot Soldiers

Defence Ministry Junks Machine Guns Order For Foot Soldiers
Defence Ministry Junks Machine Guns Order For Foot Soldiers

Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI) 7.62mm calibre NEGEV-7 LMG

by Rajat Pandit

NEW DELHI: In yet another major blow to the Army's modernisation plans, the procurement plan for over 44,000 light machine guns (LMGs) for its humble foot soldiers in the infantry has been scrapped by the defence ministry.

Government scrapped the procurement plan for over

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Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake doubles gold celebration with his mother

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• Mitchell-Blake part of Britain’s victorious 4x100m team
• Dina Asher-Smith celebrates recovery from bad injury

London 2017 has shattered fairytale storylines, with Mo Farah’s and Usain Bolt’s farewell races ending in defeat, but it has created some, too – notably in the men’s 4x100m relay where Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake anchored the British team to

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo reveals reasons behind her dramatic 400m breakdown

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• Bahamian pulled up just metres before the finish line on Wednesday
• Miller-Uibo shows no ill-effects in qualifying for 200m final

Shaunae Miller-Uibo blamed her Devon Loch style breakdown in the 400m final on a mere loss of concentration, after recovering to win her 200m semi-final on Thursday evening.

The Bahamian has a history of producing wacky

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Sophie Hitchon feels hurt of failure after anticlimax in hammer final

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The bronze medallist from Rio Olympics finishes seventh behind Polish favourite Anita Woldarczyk and says ‘I’m going to beat myself up for a while after this’

In a stadium at 56,000 capacity Sophie Hitchon looked to be in the loneliest place in the world after failing to win a medal in the hammer. The 26-year-old crouched beside the advertising

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