Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

Arms and Ammunition

Defence Ministry Prohibits The Import Of 351 Items Under Staggered Timeline

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The ministry said "351 imported items" will be "indigenized" in the next three years.

Why Is Global Arms Industry Flourishing Despite Covid-19 Pandemic? SIPRI Report Reveals

Dec 06, 2021 Deutsche Welle

During the Covid-19 pandemic, even though the IMF put global economic contraction at 3.1%, SIPRI researchers saw that the arms sales of these top 100 companies increased nonetheless — they saw an overall increase of 1.3%

US Approves Sale Of USD 82 Million Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles To India

The deal has been made at an estimated cost of USD 82 million, and is seen as a move which would further strengthen the ties between the two countries.

Palestinian Killed By Israeli Troops In West Bank

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Shadi Omar, 41, was shot near the town of Beita, where residents have held weeks of protests against an unauthorized Israeli settlement outpost

Gun Licence Racket: CBI Conducts Raids At 40 Locations In J&K, Delhi

Raids were conducted at the official and residential premises of senior officials including the IAS and the KAS officers.

09 June, 2021

FBI’s ‘Operation Trojan Shield’ Sting Leads To Raids In 16 Nations, 800 Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 32 tons of drugs were seized along with 250 firearms, 55 luxury cars and more than USD 148 million in cash and cryptocurrencies after the criminal gangs divulged their plans on a messaging app secretly run by the FBI.

10 October, 2020

Suspicious Movement Detected Across LoC; Army Recovers 4 AK-74s, 240 Rounds

Outlook Web Bureau

Army Troops foil Pakistan's attempt to send arms and ammunition in the Karen sector of Jammu and Kashmir along the LoC. A search is undergoing.

28 September, 2020

Defence Ministry Approves Acquisition Of Military Equipment Worth Rs. 2,290 Crore


72,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles costing Rs. 780 Crore will be procured from the U.S for use by the frontline forces along the borders.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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