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April 2004 India Special Weapons News

  • India, UK defense consultations begin in Delhi IRNA 28 Apr 2004 -- The two-day meeting of the Indo-UK Defense Consultative Group (DCG) began here Tuesday.
  • Indian Air Force copter crashes in J&K, one dead IRNA 22 Apr 2004 -- An Indian Air Force (IAF) Cheetah helicopter on a training flight crashed near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri Sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Thursday killing one pilot and injuring another, official sources said.
  • INDIA / ELECTION VOA 20 Apr 2004 -- In India, polls have closed at the end of the first of five days of voting in a national parliamentary election in the world's largest democracy. Voting was marred by violence in some parts of the country, with at least 15 people reported killed.
  • Indian Army to become network-centric warfare IRNA 15 Apr 2004 -- The structural changes in the Indian Army in the form of a new post of Deputy Chief of Army Staff (information systems) will be complete by the end of May this year.
  • KASHMIR/ELECTION VIOLENCE VOA 14 Apr 2004 -- In Indian Kashmir, surging violence has killed at least one person and wounded 27 others. Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee is expressing hope that rivals India and Pakistan can work toward a durable peace.
  • Situation in Iraq not conducive to sending troops: India IRNA 13 Apr 2004 -- The Indian government on Monday said that the situation in Iraq was not conducive to sending troops to that country.
  • Situation in Iraq "dangerous": Russia IRNA 09 Apr 2004 -- Russian Deputy foreign minister Anatoly E Safonov said on Thursday evening that the developing situation in Iraq is dangerous and such a scenario was expected following the US-led military action in that country.
  • INDIA/EXPLOSION VOA 08 Apr 2004 -- In Indian Kashmir, at least four people were killed and two state ministers injured during an attack by suspected Islamic militants on an election rally. The attack follows violence blamed on communist rebels that claimed the lives of at least 26 policemen Wednesday in the eastern part of the country.
  • Indian Army opens new battle training school for J&K troops IRNA 01 Apr 2004 -- Faced with charges of human rights violations, the Indian Army on Wednesday opened a new battle training school in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, which will aim to sensitize soldiers on humanitarian issues and preventing collateral damages.

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