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Dhanush, also known as the 'Desi Bofors' on display at the event | Ministry of Defence

Indian Army gets some indigenous firepower as it inducts ‘Desi Bofors’ Dhanush today

The Gun Carriage Factory in Jabalpur handed over 5 of the 114 guns that the Army has ordered.
The Dhanush gun developed by Ordnance Factory Board

Indian Army to get ‘Made in India’ artillery boost with 3 indigenous guns

Indian Army will be powered by 114 Dhanush guns — recently cleared for production — 100 K9 Vajras and 150 ATAGs or Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System.
A K9 Thunder on display | Commons

Induction of K9 Vajra (Thunder) for Indian Army pulls India out of the past

The Rs 4,366 crore contract for the K9 Vajra is meant to arm 18 regiments of the Indian Army, and replace the 50-year-old 105-mm Abbott.
Indian artillery

Artillery weapons including K9 Vajra & M777 howitzers to be inducted into India’s defence

K9 Vajra is the first ever artillery gun manufactured by the Indian private sector.

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Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.