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Kashmir: Ahead of elections, Army seizes large quantity of arms, ammunition
India

Kashmir: Ahead of elections, Army seizes large quantity of arms, ammunition

The Indian army said on Sunday it has recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition in the Kashmir Valley, terming it a "major success" at ensuring peaceful elections in the state.

People fighting for just cause will always get weapons: Putin on support to Ukrainian rebels
World

People fighting for just cause will always get weapons: Putin on support to Ukrainian rebels

President Vladimir Putin stuck to his guns as he refused to say where Moscow-backed Ukrainian separatists receive heavy arms from and said that "people fighting a just cause will always get weapons".

33 defence projects cleared, govt expects billion dollar investments to pour in
Economy

33 defence projects cleared, govt expects billion dollar investments to pour in

The Narendra Modi-led government has liberalised the FDIpolicy in the defence sector by hiking the cap from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. India imports up to 70 per cent of its military hardware.<br />

Govt willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms: Rajnath Singh
Politics

Govt willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms: Rajnath Singh

Asking Maoists to shun the path of violence, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said Government was willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms and come to the negotiating table.

In third airlift, Australia delivers arms to Kurdish forces in Iraq
World

In third airlift, Australia delivers arms to Kurdish forces in Iraq

In its third such airlift, Australia has delivered 50 tonnes of arms and ammunition to Kurdish forces battling Islamic militants in northern Iraq, the country's defence ministry announced Monday.

Ukrainians need weapons to fight off Russia: US lawmakers
World

Ukrainians need weapons to fight off Russia: US lawmakers

US Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday urged Washington to arm the Ukrainian government, saying it needed help to repel the Russian invasion.

India Inc's big guns to pour billions into defence on Modi 'made in India' pledge
Corporate

India Inc's big guns to pour billions into defence on Modi 'made in India' pledge

India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend $250 billion in the next decade on kit, analysts estimate, to upgrade its Soviet-era military and narrow the gap with China, which spends $120 billion a year on defence.<br />

Russia has no right to send vehicles, people into Ukraine: White House
World

Russia has no right to send vehicles, people into Ukraine: White House

The White House said it could not confirm reports that Ukraine had disabled vehicles in a Russian convoy inside Ukraine and warned Moscow that any intervention into Ukraine without Kiev's permission was unacceptable.

UN monitors warn of 'systematic' Somali arms diversion
World

UN monitors warn of 'systematic' Somali arms diversion

A confidential UN monitors' report warns of "systematic abuses" by Somalia's government, which the monitors say has allowed the diversion of weapons that Somali authorities purchased after the UN Security Council eased an arms embargo on Mogadishu last year.

Locked-down Yale under gunman scare, police search for suspect
World

Locked-down Yale under gunman scare, police search for suspect

Police blocked off several streets near the university's Old Campus, in the heart of New Haven, where they were concentrating their search. Several local schools also were placed in lockdown.

Guerrilla hideout busted in Baramulla, arms recovered
India

Guerrilla hideout busted in Baramulla, arms recovered

Security forces have busted a guerrilla hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition, an army officer said Monday.

Syria's main opposition bloc urges EU to send arms to rebels
World

Syria's main opposition bloc urges EU to send arms to rebels

The call by the Syrian National Coalition followed EU's decision earlier this week to let the Syrian arms embargo expire, paving way for individual countries in the 27-member union to send weapons to Assad's outgunned opponents.

Syria rebels bolstered by new arms but divisions remain
World

Syria rebels bolstered by new arms but divisions remain

Several rebel commanders and fighters said that a shipment which reached Syria via Turkey last month comprised shoulder-held and other mobile equipment including anti-aircraft and armour-piercing weapons, mortars and rocket launchers.

Gutsy Turkey bars Syrian flights from its air space
World

Gutsy Turkey bars Syrian flights from its air space

Last week, Turkey forced a Syrian plane to land and confiscated what it said was military equipment on board. Russia said the plane was carrying spare radar parts, while Syria accused Turkey of piracy.

US hopes to increase arms sales to India in 2013
World

US hopes to increase arms sales to India in 2013

The US hopes to increase arms sales to India in the year 2013, building on the new bonhomie between the two countries after Defence Secretary's recent visit to New Delhi.

India displaces China as world's largest arms importer
India

India displaces China as world's largest arms importer

Over the past five years, India's imports of major weapons increased by 38 percent between 2007-11, a Swedish security think tank said with Asia topping other regions in arms imports.