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Chinese and Korean companies attacked by Libyan protesters

Chinese and Korean companies attacked by Libyan protesters

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2011

Resentment over the comfortable life-style of foreigners working in Libyan projects as compared to the poverty of Libyan workers seems to be playing a role in the current turmoil in Libya. This...

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Don't throw India to the wolves

Don't throw India to the wolves

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2011

The abduction of an IAS officer RV Krishna in Orissa and the seeming capitulation of the state has made the people of India feel vulnerable and insecure. If the swap of terrorists with the...

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Civil War in Libya: Gaddafi uses Pak & BD Mercenaries?

Civil War in Libya: Gaddafi uses Pak & BD Mercenaries?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2011

Basic Data (From Bbc) Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has led since 1969 Population 6.5m; land area 1.77m sq km Population with median age of 24.2, and a literacy rate of 88% Gross national income per...

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Net-Spawn Campaign Unnerves Beijing

Net-Spawn Campaign Unnerves Beijing

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2011

Anti-Chinese Communist Party dissidents based abroad have unleashed a web campaign against the dictatorship of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In hundreds of messages directed to the Chinese...

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Bahrain: A Nervous Watch

Bahrain: A Nervous Watch

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Feb , 2011

BASIC DATA (From BBC) King Hamad, 61, a Sunni, has been in power since 1999 Population 800,000 (70 per cent Shias); land area 717 sq km, or 100 times smaller than the Irish Republic Ranks 48...

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Antony Asks Forces to gear up to Fight Cyber Wars

Antony Asks Forces to gear up to Fight Cyber Wars

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Feb , 2011

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony has called upon the Armed Forces to be vigilant against emerging cyber threats. Addressing the centenary celebrations of the Corps of Signals here today, he...

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China 'outsources' its war against India

China 'outsources' its war against India

By: Col Rajinder Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Feb , 2011

While India keeps dithering in her resolve to tackle China firmly, her Northern neighbor has been steadfastly moving towards making India a non-entity in global affairs. China has adopted a no...

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Victory in Modern War?

Victory in Modern War?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Feb , 2011

Before the Second World War, wars were fought for territory, resources, or both. In these wars, victory was easy to be defined and discerned. There were distinct symbolisms like hoisting of...

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Aerospace: USD 41.99 billion deals are in process of getting signed

Aerospace: USD 41.99 billion deals are in process of getting signed

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Feb , 2011

CII-KPMG at the back of the Aero India Show 2011 released a report titled ‘Unlocking the potential of the Indian Aerospace and Defence Industry”. The report was released by Minister of State for...

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Egypt: As seen from nervous Beijing

Egypt: As seen from nervous Beijing

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Feb , 2011

In its issue of February 14, 2011, the “Global Times” of Beijing, which is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, has come out with a commentary on the success of the Revolution in Egypt. It...

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Egypt: An Uncertain Transition

Egypt: An Uncertain Transition

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

Some have termed the departure of President Hosni Mubarak from office on February 11,2011, as a resignation. Some others have called it waiving the office or powers of the President. The...

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Discussions about 'One MBDA' during Aero India

Discussions about 'One MBDA' during Aero India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

During the Aero India exhibition in Bangalore, Peter Luff (Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology) and Laurent Collet-Billon (Délégué Général pour l’Armement) concluded their...

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Nepal headed in a dreadful direction

Nepal headed in a dreadful direction

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

The recent election of Jhalanath Khanal of CPN (UML) as the Prime Minister is a grim indicator that political developments in Nepal is going in the most dreadful direction. The new secret...

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Gripen Indian Top Gun to Fly on Sunday!

Gripen Indian Top Gun to Fly on Sunday!

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

Defence and security company Saab’s contest for Indian combat aircraft followers and those with a dream to fly a fighter aircraft reaches a decisive stage with the top 5 finalists from across...

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Boeing completes Industrial Participation Programs for 1st 5 UK C-17s

Boeing completes Industrial Participation Programs for 1st 5 UK C-17s

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

Boeing announced that it has successfully completed — ahead of schedule — its industrial participation (IP) programs for the first five C-17 Globemaster III aircraft operated by the Royal Air...

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Eurocopter sells five AS350 B3 helicopters in India

Eurocopter sells five AS350 B3 helicopters in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

The acquisition of five AS350 B3 helicopters by three Indian customers was announced by Eurocopter and its Eurocopter India subsidiary at the Aero India 2011 exhibition in Bangalore. Three of...

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Microlight and Powered Hang Glider Aircraft Criss-Cross at Hindan

Microlight and Powered Hang Glider Aircraft Criss-Cross at Hindan

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

The IAF ‘X-India 2011’ expedition comprising one micro light aircraft and a powered hang glider crossed path at Hindan airbase on 11 February 2011. The Micro light aircraft started the journey...

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Obama's next big problem is Pakistan

Obama's next big problem is Pakistan

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2011

After Egypt, things are rapidly getting out of control for the United States in Pakistan, where , after the Raymond Davis Incident the US has threatened to end Diplomatic Relations with...

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Rolta and SELEX in Strategic Partnership for Indian Tactical Communications...

Rolta and SELEX in Strategic Partnership for Indian Tactical Communications...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Feb , 2011

Rolta and SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, today announce that they have signed a Strategic Partnership Teaming Agreement for the Indian Tactical Communication System (TCS) program,...

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Diehl's missile highlights at the Aero India

Diehl's missile highlights at the Aero India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Feb , 2011

Diehl Defence is showcasing cutting-edge missile technology made in Europe. Worldwide IRIS-T is considered a top performer and today´s most advanced short-range air-to-air missile. Series...

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