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dna
You will have to bear expenditure incurred on maintenance: SC to Adarsh Society2011 in the Bombay High Court challenging the demolition order issued by the Un
You will have to bear expenditure incurred on maintenance: SC to Adarsh Society
dna / Posted 31 minutes ago
2011 in the Bombay High Court challenging the demolition order issued by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. The Defence Ministry had also filed a petition in the high court seeking implementation of its demolition order, besides filing a... Read more
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EuroNews
Security protocol breach resulted in missile misfire, Taiwan saysTaiwan’s defence ministry has admitted the misfiring of a missile last month wa
Security protocol breach resulted in missile misfire, Taiwan says
EuroNews / Posted an hour ago
Taiwan’s defence ministry has admitted the misfiring of a missile last month was caused by a failure in security protocol. The long range anti-ship rocket was mistakenly launched towards China during a training exercise. It hit a Taiwanese trawler,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fight for Syria's Aleppo exposes limits of Russian air powerrunning around in a circle since Sept. 30 when we first deployed our aircraft t
Fight for Syria's Aleppo exposes limits of Russian air power
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
running around in a circle since Sept. 30 when we first deployed our aircraft there," said a person close to the Russian defence ministry who spoke on condition of anonymity. "Our forces are insufficient, our coordination with the Iranians is... Read more
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Swissinfo
Fight for Syria's Aleppo exposes limits of Russian air powerrunning around in a circle since Sept. 30 when we first deployed our aircraft t
Fight for Syria's Aleppo exposes limits of Russian air power
Swissinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
running around in a circle since Sept. 30 when we first deployed our aircraft there," said a person close to the Russian defence ministry who spoke on condition of anonymity. "Our forces are insufficient, our coordination with the Iranians is... Read more
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dna
Scorpene submarine data leak: French firm asked to launch investigation, says Navy chief Sunil Lanbaand we have asked (French firm) DCNS to launch an urgent investigation into thi
Scorpene submarine data leak: French firm asked to launch investigation, says Navy chief Sunil Lanba
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
and we have asked (French firm) DCNS to launch an urgent investigation into this," the Navy chief said. He noted that the Defence Ministry has set up a high-level committee to investigate the matter. "Based on the report of the committee, we will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industryhas 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and t
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and terrorism through legal means. Israel's defence ministry must also approve exports of sensitive security products. But activists question whether enough attention... Read more
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Daily Mail
SIXTY jihadists may have joined German military as sleeper agentsto approve a change to the military act allowing tighter security checks on arm
SIXTY jihadists may have joined German military as sleeper agents
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
to approve a change to the military act allowing tighter security checks on army applicants next week, the newspaper said, citing security sources. A spokesman for the Defence Ministry said the government was in the process of deciding on th... Read more
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New Kerala
Himachal will assist in setting up airfield along China border: CM - newkerala.com #111342road and air network along the border. Noting the the General Reserve Engineer
Himachal will assist in setting up airfield along China border: CM - newkerala.com #111342
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
road and air network along the border. Noting the the General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF), which comes under the Defence Ministry, is maintaining the border roads, Virbhadra Singh said: "Since we have a hilly terrain it becomes difficult... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taiwan officer hit boat and killed sailor 'experimenting' with missilesupervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement sai
Taiwan officer hit boat and killed sailor 'experimenting' with missile
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
supervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement said. President Tsai last week called for the defence ministry to hammer out a new strategy and improve its performance, while attending an annual military exercise... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Mumbai to get third airport as Maharashtra govt plans new terminalWar II. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) looks after the airstrip, while t
Mumbai to get third airport as Maharashtra govt plans new terminal
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 hours ago
War II. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) looks after the airstrip, while the plot falls under the jurisdiction of the defence ministry. "We expect a significant increase in Mumbai's air traffic after airports are built at small towns under... Read more
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PhysOrg
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industryhas 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and t
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
PhysOrg / Posted 6 hours ago
has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and terrorism through legal means. Israel's defence ministry must also approve exports of sensitive security products. But activists question whether enough attention... Read more
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Business Standard India
South Korea says no plans to introduce nuclear submarinessubmarinesNorth Korea is seeking to develop nuclear-armed missiles capable of r
South Korea says no plans to introduce nuclear submarines
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
submarinesNorth Korea is seeking to develop nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the continental US South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Monday it has no plans to introduce nuclear-powered submarines, despite calls by lawmakers to do so... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
iPhone spyware puts spotlight on Israel’s surveillance industryUS has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime an
iPhone spyware puts spotlight on Israel’s surveillance industry
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
US has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and terrorism through legal means. Israel’s defence ministry must also approve exports of sensitive security products. But activists question whether enough attention... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industryhas 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and t
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and terrorism through legal means. Israel's defence ministry must also approve exports of sensitive security products. But activists question whether enough attention... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industryhas 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and t
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
has 0.04. For the firms involved, the technology is meant to fight crime and terrorism through legal means. Israel's defence ministry must also approve exports of sensitive security products. But activists question whether enough attention... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Live drill' misfire launched deadly Taiwan missilesupervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement sai
'Live drill' misfire launched deadly Taiwan missile
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 hours ago
supervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement said. President Tsai last week called for the defence ministry to hammer out a new strategy and improve its performance, while attending an annual military exercise... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Missile practice' caused deadly Taiwan misfire: Prosecutorssupervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement sai
'Missile practice' caused deadly Taiwan misfire: Prosecutors
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
supervising but left Kao alone during the incident on July 1, the statement said. President Tsai last week called for the defence ministry to hammer out a new strategy and improve its performance, while attending an annual military exercise... Read more
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New Kerala
S Korea's ruling party offers to deploy n-power submarine - newkerala.com #111060military said the missile flew about 500 km toward Japan, surpassing the flight
S Korea's ruling party offers to deploy n-power submarine - newkerala.com #111060
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
military said the missile flew about 500 km toward Japan, surpassing the flight distance of 300 km which South Korean defence ministry regards as a success. Chung said the military had pushed to build a 4,000-tonne nuclear-powered submarine... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS are trying to join German armed forces to get military trainingsources. ISIS fanatic Muhammad Riyad who went on an axe rampage on a train nea
ISIS are trying to join German armed forces to get military training
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
sources. ISIS fanatic Muhammad Riyad who went on an axe rampage on a train near the city of Wurzburg A spokesman for the Defence Ministry said the government was in the process of deciding on the law. The military counter-intelligence agency is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parrikar off to US, will visit facility building heavy-lift choppers for IndiaUnited States during which New Delhi and Washington are likely to sign a key ag
Parrikar off to US, will visit facility building heavy-lift choppers for India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
United States during which New Delhi and Washington are likely to sign a key agreement for reciprocal logistics support, a defence ministry official said. India and the US are likely to sign the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Pays $618 000 to 'Ghost' Pilotthe architects and beneficiaries of the said contracts and to make recommendati
Army Pays $618 000 to 'Ghost' Pilot
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the architects and beneficiaries of the said contracts and to make recommendations for action. The report reveals that the Defence ministry, at the prompting of the airforce, entered into a two-year renewable contract with the said "ghost" Russian... Read more
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International Business Times
Seoul and Washington to step up surveillance in Korean peninsulaThe US navy's nuclear-powered underwater vessels are already known to keep a cl
Seoul and Washington to step up surveillance in Korean peninsula
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The US navy's nuclear-powered underwater vessels are already known to keep a close watch on the region, sources in Seoul's defence ministry told Yonhap. This is in addition to the South Korean navy placing its forces on alert to look for any... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hyper-nationalism and Pakistan-bashing: Congress seems unable to dig deeper into its secular wellspringrelationship with fellow Goans at the Mapusa market, and that he now operated f
Hyper-nationalism and Pakistan-bashing: Congress seems unable to dig deeper into its secular wellspring
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
relationship with fellow Goans at the Mapusa market, and that he now operated from the hallowed precincts of the defence ministry where every word he utters is parsed for meaning. It was bad manners, to say the least. Whether the... Read more
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The Economic Times
North Korea threatens to fire at US, South Korea troopsthe KPA's chief security officers at Panmunjom said in the statement, carried b
North Korea threatens to fire at US, South Korea troops
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
the KPA's chief security officers at Panmunjom said in the statement, carried by the North's state media. South Korea's defence ministry didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The statement by North Korea's military came hours... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Leaked Scorpene material just the tip of the iceberg, claims whistleblowerthe navy scrambles to assess the potential impact of the leak without access to
Leaked Scorpene material just the tip of the iceberg, claims whistleblower
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the navy scrambles to assess the potential impact of the leak without access to the massive tranche of documents, defence ministry sources said on Saturday India would activate diplomatic channels to obtain the disk. Stewart has not read... Read more
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Reuters
German military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper saysis set to approve a change to the military act next week, the newspaper said, c
German military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper says
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
is set to approve a change to the military act next week, the newspaper said, citing security sources. A spokesman for the Defence Ministry said the government was in the process of deciding on the law. The military counter-intelligence agency is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper saysis set to approve a change to the military act next week, the newspaper said, c
German military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
is set to approve a change to the military act next week, the newspaper said, citing security sources. A spokesman for the Defence Ministry said the government was in the process of deciding on the law. The military counter-intelligence agency is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
North Korea threatens to fire at ‘provocative’ US, South Korea troopsnerves of the KPA soldiers, lead them to take due countermeasures and label the
North Korea threatens to fire at ‘provocative’ US, South Korea troops
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
nerves of the KPA soldiers, lead them to take due countermeasures and label them as provocation,” it said. South Korea’s defence ministry didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The statement by North Korea’s military came hours... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dr Ng Eng Hen on two-day visit to Brunei to mark defence relationsDr Ng will meet Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah
Dr Ng Eng Hen on two-day visit to Brunei to mark defence relations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Dr Ng will meet Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and other ministers. In a statement, the Defence Ministry said the programme will include Dr Ng witnessing the signing of a memorandum of understanding on defence... Read more
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Calcutta News
Scorpene document leak not a big worry; 90 percent data commercially available, Indian defence minister claimsdefence minister said that they were going to the “worst case scenario,” and th
Scorpene document leak not a big worry; 90 percent data commercially available, Indian defence minister claims
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
defence minister said that they were going to the “worst case scenario,” and therefore, there was not much to worry about. Defence ministry sources added that no critical data about the submarines’ weapon system had been leaked and that 90 percent... Read more
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dna
Scorpene data leak: Manohar Parrikar plays it down, says 'most things are not of concern'source has reported that documents were not leaked but stolen in 2011. In its
Scorpene data leak: Manohar Parrikar plays it down, says 'most things are not of concern'
dna / Posted 2 days ago
source has reported that documents were not leaked but stolen in 2011. In its preliminary report submitted to the defence ministry on Thursday, the Indian Navy pointed to three notable points, sources said. The leak occurred outside India,... Read more
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The Economic Times
India keen to acquire US 'predator' armed drones after entry into the MTCRMemorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) on sharing of military logistics during Parrika
India keen to acquire US 'predator' armed drones after entry into the MTCR
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) on sharing of military logistics during Parrikar's visit, sources have told ET. The Indian defence ministry made a renewed bid to acquire armed drones in September 2015 under a project codenamed `Cheetah', a four... Read more
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asianage
Scorpene data leak not a big worry, says Manohar Parrikarof sensitive data on the Scorpene submarines being built for India. India has
Scorpene data leak not a big worry, says Manohar Parrikar
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
of sensitive data on the Scorpene submarines being built for India. India has set up a high-level committee comprising defence ministry and Navy officials to look into the matter. Sources said that the Intelligence Bureau is also looking into... Read more
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New Kerala
Scorpene papers: Parrikar shoots down concerns, journalist claims India downplaying leak (Intro Roundup) - newkerala.com #110428Australian "has not and will not" put on web any document that would "harm Indi
Scorpene papers: Parrikar shoots down concerns, journalist claims India downplaying leak (Intro Roundup) - newkerala.com #110428
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Australian "has not and will not" put on web any document that would "harm India's national security". Sources from the Defence Ministry, who are aware of the details of the analysis of leaked information that is going on, said that the... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar President's 4-day visit to boost bilateral cooperation - newkerala.com #110418week could be a point of discussion, Ranganathan said the Indian army never ent
Myanmar President's 4-day visit to boost bilateral cooperation - newkerala.com #110418
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
week could be a point of discussion, Ranganathan said the Indian army never entered Myanmar territory. "We checked with Defence Ministry and they categorically said that our army did not cross over to Myanmar," she said. This will be the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terrorist Eliminated Tuesday in Batna, IdentifiedNational Army, in the south of Batna (5th Military Region), has been identified
Terrorist Eliminated Tuesday in Batna, Identified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
National Army, in the south of Batna (5th Military Region), has been identified, said Friday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry. "As part of the fight against terrorism, the dangerous criminal eliminated on 23 August 2016 by a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scorpene data leak "not a big worry": Manohar Parrikarweapons systems, they will of course be redacted by us of sensitive information
Scorpene data leak "not a big worry": Manohar Parrikar
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
weapons systems, they will of course be redacted by us of sensitive information." The remarks by the Minister came even as Defence Ministry sources played down the leak saying it does not compromise national security as the documents were old and... Read more
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New Kerala
Scorpene leak: Parrikar shoots down concerns, journalist claims India downplaying ( - newkerala.com #110384no damage, then maybe we should now put all 22,400 confidential documents on th
Scorpene leak: Parrikar shoots down concerns, journalist claims India downplaying ( - newkerala.com #110384
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
no damage, then maybe we should now put all 22,400 confidential documents on the net," Stewart told IANS. Sources from the Defence Ministry, who are aware of the details of the analysis of leaked information that is going on, said that the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Navy pieces together leaked Scorpene documents to assess 'worst case scenario'Surprisingly, defence ministry sources say they have not heard back from DCNS a
Navy pieces together leaked Scorpene documents to assess 'worst case scenario'
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Surprisingly, defence ministry sources say they have not heard back from DCNS about how, when and to what extent Scorpene operational data is compromised An important... Read more
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Business Standard India
France, India play down security risk of leaked submarine datato have been stolen in 2011 by a subcontractor who was fired while providing tr
France, India play down security risk of leaked submarine data
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
to have been stolen in 2011 by a subcontractor who was fired while providing training in India, the source said. India's defence ministry said on Thursday that it saw no immediate security risk and the French government said the information in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Erdogan in Iranshot down a Russian Sukhoi 24 fighter on the Syrian border, claiming it had ent
Erdogan in Iran
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
shot down a Russian Sukhoi 24 fighter on the Syrian border, claiming it had entered Turkish airspace though the Russian Defence Ministry insisted the aircraft was in Syrian airspace. The incident sparked recriminations from both sides, though... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption - Hong Kong newspaperPost reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption - Hong Kong newspaper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Post reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also detained, the newspaper said. China's Defence Ministry did not immediately reply to a fax seeking comment on the newspaper report. The precise charges against... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption - HK newspaperPost reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption - HK newspaper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Post reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also detained, the newspaper said. China's Defence Ministry did not immediately reply to a fax seeking comment on the newspaper report. The precise charges against... Read more
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Reuters
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption: HK newspaperPost reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also
Senior Chinese general arrested for corruption: HK newspaper
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Post reported, citing one of the sources. Wang's wife and secretary were also detained, the newspaper said. China's Defence Ministry did not immediately reply to a fax seeking comment on the newspaper report. The precise charges against... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia offers Japan to join its humanitarian mission in Syria's Aleppo - agenciesMOSCOW: Russia's Defence Ministry is offering Japan to join Moscow's humanitari
Russia offers Japan to join its humanitarian mission in Syria's Aleppo - agencies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
MOSCOW: Russia's Defence Ministry is offering Japan to join Moscow's humanitarian mission in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Russian news agencies cited Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov as saying on Friday. Antonov made the proposal during... Read more
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The Economic Times
Man who 'stole' Scorpene papers was fired while working in Indiathat the leak came from India. The sub-contractor was fired while providing tr
Man who 'stole' Scorpene papers was fired while working in India
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
that the leak came from India. The sub-contractor was fired while providing training in India, the source said. India's defence ministry said that it saw no immediate security risk and the French government said the information in the documents... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
India: Security not compromised by info leak on French submarinestaken in 2011 by a French former DCNS sub-contractor. According to India Today
India: Security not compromised by info leak on French submarines
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
taken in 2011 by a French former DCNS sub-contractor. According to India Today, a high level committee commissioned by the defence ministry is making elaborate assessment of the potential impact of the leak, while the navy is conducting an internal... Read more
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asianage
Scorpene leak: More 'restricted' data published; India plays down riskof underwater warfare system of the six Scorpene submarines which are being bui
Scorpene leak: More 'restricted' data published; India plays down risk
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of underwater warfare system of the six Scorpene submarines which are being built in India by French firm DCNS. India's defence ministry said that it saw no immediate security risk and the French government said the information in the documments... Read more
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asianage
Scorpene leak More 'restricted' data published; India plays down riskof underwater warfare system of the six Scorpene submarines which are being bui
Scorpene leak More 'restricted' data published; India plays down risk
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of underwater warfare system of the six Scorpene submarines which are being built in India by French firm DCNS. India's defence ministry said that it saw no immediate security risk and the French government said the information in the documments... Read more
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The Hindu
India requests France to probe Scorpene data leakdetailed assessment of the potential impact of the leak is being undertaken by
India requests France to probe Scorpene data leak
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
detailed assessment of the potential impact of the leak is being undertaken by a high-level committee constituted by the Defence Ministry, and the Navy is taking all necessary steps to mitigate any probable security compromise, the statement... Read more
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