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Feb 13, 2018
In wake of Jammu attacks, defence ministry clears purchase of weapons for armed forces worth Rs 15,935 croreIn a major decision, the defence ministry approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces
Feb 10, 2018
Sunjuwan terror strike: Two army personnel, three JeM terrorists killed in Jammu army camp attackHeavily armed JeM terrorists struck at an army camp in Jammu, killing two personnel and injuring nine others including a major, nearly 15 months after the Jammu region was hit by a similar attack
Jan 16, 2018
Cabinet gives nod to procure assault rifles, carbines worth Rs 3,547 crore on fast track basisThe government on Tuesday gave its nod for the procurement of assault rifles and carbines worth Rs 3,547 crore to meet the immediate requirement of troops deployed on the borders on a "fast track basis", the defence ministry said.
Nov 06, 2017
Texas church attack leaves 26 dead: Shooter Devin Kelley served in the US Air Force, was dishonourably dischargedA shooter identified as Devin Kelley killed 26 people in a shooting in a small-town Texas church on Sunday morning.
Jul 09, 2017
Army modernisation: Govt speeds up procurement process of 1.85 lakh rifles to replace INSASWeeks after the Army rejected an indigenously-built assault rifle, the government has decided to speed up the procurement procedure for over 1.85 lakh high calibre guns to replace ageing INSAS rifles.
Aug 25, 2015
France investigators question apprehended Moroccan train gunmanFrench investigators Tuesday had hours left to question a Moroccan gunman who opened fire on a crowded train, only to be overpowered by a group of Americans and a Briton hailed by the president of France for their "courage"
Dec 24, 2013
From Sanjay Dutt to Arvind Kejriwal: The AK-47 fires onThe AK-47 is not just a gun. It's a cultural motif. That's why when a villain sports it in a Bollywood film it signifies something. And now its initials are part of the allure around a stormtrooper of Indian politics - Arvind Kejriwal.
Dec 24, 2013
AK-47 rifle inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, dies at 94Mikhail Kalashnikov started out wanting to make farm equipment, but the harvest he reaped was one of blood as the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, the world's most popular firearm.
Jan 17, 2013
Obama's gun-control plans — a list so simple, it's stupidLooking in to America from the outside, it's clear that Obama isn't going to take all guns from gun-loving Americans. There's no chance of that ever happening.