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July 2004 India Special Weapons News

  • A multinational exercise kicks off in Delhi IRNA 29 Jul 2004 -- The eight-day multinational exercises, jointly being co-hosted by US and India on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief which is provided under UN mandated Peace Keeping Operations, kicked off here in South Delhi Thursday.
  • INDIA / KASHMIR VOA 28 Jul 2004 -- Suspected Islamic militants in Indian Kashmir, have attacked a military camp, killing five soldiers and wounding several others. Two gunmen were also killed in the clash, which comes at the height of the tourist season in the Himalayan region, claimed by both India and neighboring Pakistan.
  • INDIA/CHINA TALKS VOA 27 Jul 2004 -- India and China have ended two days of talks on a boundary dispute that has troubled relations between the two countries for decades.
  • Indian DHRUV Advanced Light Helicopters Demonstrated To Chilean Air Force, Army, and Naval Aviation Units Israel Aerospace Industries 25 Jul 2004 -- DHRUV Manufactured By Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Features An Israel Aircraft Industries' Avionics Suite and Glass Cockpit
  • PAKISTAN/INDIA/TALKS VOA 23 Jul 2004 -- Pakistan and India say they're committed to settling their territorial dispute over Kashmir. The divided region is at the center of decades of hostility between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
  • PAKISTAN/INDIA/TALKS VOA 19 Jul 2004 -- Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan are set to meet this week in Islamabad to discuss a peace process to improve bilateral ties. The talks will take place on the sidelines of a meeting of the regional forum known as South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, SAARC.
  • India has nuclear technology foresight: Chidambaram IRNA 15 Jul 2004 -- The growth of nuclear energy in the future will be the fastest in India and China because the maximum energy demand will be from them, R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to Indian Government said.
  • INDIA / US VOA 14 Jul 2004 -- Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage says he believes India and Pakistan are growing more confident of the peace process intended to end years of tension over the disputed region of Kashmir. Mr. Armitage is in the Indian capital for the first high-level U.S. visit to New Delhi since its new government came to power in May.
  • Pakistan concerned over Indian defense budget increase: minister IRNA 09 Jul 2004 -- Pakistan Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Friday Islamabad is "concerned" but not worried over the increase in the Indian defense budget.
  • INDIA/BUDGET VOA 08 Jul 2004 -- India's new left-leaning government is promising to maintain high economic growth, even as it pledges more funds to benefit the country's poor. As Anjana Pasricha reports from New Delhi, the government also raised defense spending substantially in its annual budget.



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