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Fancy a smoke?: Uruguay's marijuana experiment

Written by Chris Knutsen

Uruguay has become the only country in the world to fully legalise cannabis. This radical move was first proposed by the country’s Defence Ministry in the hope of reducing Uruguay’s rising crime rate. 601 more words

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DEFENCE: Russian Air Force chief to visit till-now-grounded-only-recently-cleared Su30MKI sqn, Pune; Joint Air Force ex also commences

An eighteen member Russian Air Force team arrived today at Air Force Station Halwara in Punjab to participate in Phase II of the Indo-Russian bilateral exercise “AVIA-INDRA“. 314 more words

Boko Haram strikes again as three civilians were murdered

Islamists from Nigeria’s Boko Haram killed at least three civilians over the weekend as they attacked six communities in the remote north of neighbouring Cameroon, a defence ministry source told AFP on Tuesday. 93 more words

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MANOHAR PARRIKAR AS THE NEXT DEFENCE MINISTER? A NEEDED CHANGE INDEED

Reports say Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar may be inducted as the next Defence Minister of India.

If that indeed happens, as the Narendra Modi Cabinet expansion is due and is expected to take place during July 9-11, that would indeed by a heartening news. 397 more words

INDIAN POLITICS

Narendra Modi govt clears defence projects worth Rs 80,000cr

NEW DELHI: The Modi government is cranking up clearances for long-pending projects considered critical to plug gaps in India’s operational military capabilities. If the first two meetings of the defence acquisitions council (DAC) cleared proposals worth Rs 40,000 crore, the third one on Saturday gave the nod to projects totalling around Rs 80,000 crore.  538 more words

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BIGGEST IN NDA GOVT: @arunjaitley led MoD clears army and navy proposals over Rs 80,000crore. Click for details

1. Total projects cleared over Rs 80,000 crore

2. Six submarines cleared under PROJECT 75I for navy – Committee to be set up deciding shipyards to issued Request For Proposals for building six subs in India. 99 more words

India's Cruise Missile Nirbhay: 10 Must-Know Facts

Indian defence scientists have developed a cruise missile – the Nirbhay – which was successfully test-fired today from Chandipur in Odisha. Its first test on March 12 last year had failed, with the missile being terminated after launch as it deviated from its flight trajectory. 212 more words

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