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Could start military training for youth in India: Defence Minister Parrikar

Nov 28, 2014

Could start military training for youth in India: Defence Minister Parrikar

India could start some element of military training for its youth but compulsory training on the lines of Russia and other countries is ruled out. #India #Rajya Sabha #Education #TheySaidIt #Defence minister #parliament #Manohar Parrikar #youth #Winter session #Military training #school curriculum
Defence equipment worth Rs 1,800 crore exported in three years

Nov 28, 2014

Defence equipment worth Rs 1,800 crore exported in three years

Parrikar said a number of defence systems designed and developed by DRDO have been productionised by the production agencies and inducted into Armed Forces. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Defence minister #Manohar Parrikar #Winter session #Ordnance Factory Board #Public Sector Undertakings #Private Industry
Armed forces reported 99 cases of suicide this year, says Parrikar

Nov 28, 2014

Armed forces reported 99 cases of suicide this year, says Parrikar

A total of 99 suicide cases have been reported from the armed forces this year besides three cases of fratricide, the government said on Friday. #India #NewsTracker #Army #Government #Defence minister #suicide #Manohar Parrikar #Navy #Air Force #defence personnel
India's mammoth defence worry, DRDO faces shortage of 2,776 scientists

Nov 28, 2014

India's mammoth defence worry, DRDO faces shortage of 2,776 scientists

In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said while the number of projects has grown multi-fold in terms of size and technological complexity keeping in view India's strategic and tactical defence requirements, theenhancement of scientific manpower has not happened. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #DRDO #Manohar Parrikar #scientists
India seeks to cut defence imports, boost indigenous production: Parrikar

Nov 28, 2014

India seeks to cut defence imports, boost indigenous production: Parrikar

During the Question Hour in Lok Sabha, the minister said steps have been taken to reduce the dependence on imports for defence equipment as well to have a proper infrastructure that would help in starting to export such equipment in the future. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #DRDO #Manohar Parrikar #Defence Production Policy

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Time to wake up from a patriotic lullaby

Feb 06, 2014

Time to wake up from a patriotic lullaby

Indias military machine is being degraded for better sovereign credit ratings. #India #China #P. Chidambaram #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Indian Army #AK Antony #Defence budget
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack