Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicIndian Army rifle

Topic: Indian Army rifle

India and Russia set to close deal for over 6 lakh AK 203 rifles, production to start soon

The first 20,000 AK 203 rifles will be imported from Russia at a cost of about Rs 80,000 a piece. The rest are to be manufactured in India as part of a joint venture.

While Indian Army globetrots in search of a modern rifle, a hi-tech one is made in Chambal

The Army’s quest to replace INSAS began after Kargil when soldiers reported jamming, heavy recoil and cracked fibre glass magazines in the weapon. New Delhi: In...

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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