Stop Reinventing The Tank

Stop Reinventing The Tank

The Arjun Main Battle Tank and the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft, two major (and expensive) indigenous weapons platforms, have apparently been given the cold shoulder by the Armed Forces. In November last year, the Defence Acquisition Council chaired by then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar signed off on a Rs 67,000 crore plan to procure 83 Tejas

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Cigarettes worth 10 crore seized by DRI in Delhi

Cigarettes worth 10 crore seized by DRI in Delhi

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New Delhi, Dec 20: The Delhi Zonal Unit (DZU) of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday seized 85.58 lakhs cigarette sticks of foreign origin (Indonesian) with a market value of about Rs. 10 Crore, which were concealed in a forty feet container and declared as packing material. The consignment was imported from Singapore at ICD Tughlaqabad in Delhi.

The seized cigarettes were of various popular brands viz., Gudang Garam International, Djarum Black and Red Black Clove Cigarettes. The above cigarette packets were not having adequate statutory health warning on 85% of the surface area of the cigarette packet as required under the

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Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp

Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp
Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp

The barrel of the first artillery gun imported by India in 30 years, the BAE Systems’ M777 Howitzer, was badly damaged recently during trials at the Army’s Pokhran Field Firing Ranges when a shell manufactured by an Indian ordnance factory exploded inside it. Fortunately, no Army personnel were injured in the accident. The gun being tested is par

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