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OFB sits on tender to make latest charge systems for Bofors

NAGPUR: The country may be close to getting indigenous 155mm howitzers, similar to the Bofors guns, but it is nowhere close to manufacturing the 'charge' for shells, a vital component without which a shell cannot be propelled out of the gun. Some ... Times of India, 1 week ago

Breaking the Bofors jinx: Parrikar okays proposal to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has cleared a proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore while deferring decision on joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport fleet ...
 Firstpost.com4 weeks ago Defence minister seeks to break Bofors jinx  The Statesman4 weeks ago Enter Parrikar, Guns Blazing  The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago Parrikar clears Rs 15750cr proposal for artillery  Hindustan Times4 weeks ago

Bofors Jinx over: India to buy artillery guns after 25 years

The Defence Ministry today approved the proposal of purchasing mounted guns for Rs 17,750 crore, that would end the two-and-a-half decade drought of artillery in Indian Army, putting aside the political fear factor related to 'Bofors scandal'. The ...
 NetIndia123.com4 weeks ago Indian Defence Acquisition Council authorises purchase of artillery guns  Army Technology3 weeks ago

Bofors was a game-changer, both for Indian politics and journalism

Photo: The Hindu Photo Library PIECING THE PUZZLE: N. Ram in his office at The Hindu during the Bofors story days. TOPICS An interview with N. Ram, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu What is it that you learnt at Columbia that helped shape ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
India Today

India invites bids for $2.4-bn artillery contract

Indian soldiers load a Bofors artillery gun prior to firing during the "Operation … India on Saturday invited bids for a $2.4-billion artillery deal while deferring a decision on acquiring 106 Swiss Pilatus aircraft for fighter pilot training. ...
 Yahoo! Singapore4 weeks ago New artillery programme for Indian Army  India Today4 weeks ago India invites bids for US$2.4b artillery contract  Brunei Times4 weeks ago India invites bids for $2.4 billion artillery contract  Times of Oman4 weeks ago

How Mr Clean lost his shine

At the dawn of 1987, however, Rajiv's mind was on other things, all of which were to damage his reputation and future. Strangely, Rajiv Gandhi as prime minister learnt nothing from his grievous error in 1986 of trying to appease the bigots among ...
 Indian Express19 hours ago
Mumbai Mirror

Life in argument

How can a biography do justice to 70 years in court? But its subject seems pleased. By Shantanu Guha Ray Ram Jethmalani, 92, Asia's oldest working lawyer (his nearest competitor, Cesar Bacelona Bagaipo from Cagayan de Oro City of Philippines, is ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 day ago
Times of India

Parrikar clears defence projects worth Rs 4444 cr

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday cleared proposals to buy military equipment worth Rs. 4,444 crore, including four survey vessels for the navy for Rs. 2,324 crore. Chairing the second meeting of the defence acquisition council ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago Three decades on, defence minister clears Rs 15,750 crore howitzer projects  Times of India4 weeks ago

Media swoop down on candy crush

12:06 am The most astonishing piece of news that happened to find its way into the front page of a national daily was centred on a bored MLA of Karnataka. Finding himself disinterested in the proceedings—hardly an unusual phenomenon—the MLA ...
 The Freepress Journal6 days ago Fourth Estate's gratuitous bid  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
Indian Express

Indian defence minister says MoD will stop blacklisting companies, lift ban on agents

Key Points India's defence minister has said he will formulate legislation to lift the ban on defence agents, reversing a policy that dates back to the Bofors scandal Under the new policy, the Ministry of Defence would also fine companies that ...
 Jane's6 days ago Manohar Parrikar greenlights purchase of 814 artillery guns worth Rs 15,750 crore  Indian Express4 weeks ago Parrikar starts artillery procurement  Business Standard India4 weeks ago Against the grain  Hindu Business Line1 month ago
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