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Live cartridges, magazine recovered from drain in Punjab

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 13:31

At least 30 live cartridges and two magazines of a Self Loading Rifle have been recovered from a drain during its cleaning at Sunder Nagar.

Suspected militants fire at Army team in Baramulla

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:38

Security forces on Saturday recovered an AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition after suspected militants opened fire on a Road Opening Party (ROP) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

Suicide bombers attack foreigners: Afghan official

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 22:02

An Afghan official says four suicide bombers armed with assault rifles and hand grenades have attacked an "office of foreigners" in a south-western neighborhood of the capital Kabul.

DRDO develops corner-shot rifle for counter-insurgency

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:18

India`s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a corner-shot rifle for the special forces that provides greater safety during counter-insurgency operations as its user is not in the direct line of fire, a top official has said.

Large arms, contraband haul from truck

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:48

Nine persons were arrested after a large haul of arms were recovered from a truck bearing a fake registration number of a paramilitary force at Phulbari in Siliguri on Thursday.

Kalashnikov rifle designer felt `spiritual pain` from mass deaths

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:21

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 rifle, wrote a letter to the Russian Orthodox Church before his death expressing concern that the weapon had killed so many people, Izvestia newspaper reported.

`Kalashnikov repented AK-47 invention before death`

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 14:14

Six months before his death last December, legendary gun designer and inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, wrote a letter of repentance to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill I.

`Kalashnikov repented AK-47 invention before death`

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 14:14

Six months before his death last December, legendary gun designer and inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, wrote a letter of repentance to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill I.

Rakesh, Mampi & Anirudh win golds in National shooting c`ship

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:16

Rakesh Manpat clinched the 50 meter Rifle Prone Gold, Mampi Das won the Gold in 10m Air Rifle event, while Anirudh Singh claimed the Gold of Trap Shooting on a day when big names came tumbling down at the 57th National shooting championship here Friday.

Junior shooter suspended for misbehaving with woman in Italy

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 20:55

A junior shooter has been suspended by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for misbehaving with a woman in the hotel staff during a training camp in Italy recently.

Goa police recruits to be trained to use modern weapons

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 12:46

A fresh batch of recruits in Goa police would be trained with latest sophisticated weapons like glock pistols and INSAS rifles coupled with AK-47s.

Lajja Gauswami wins silver in shooting World Cup

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 18:52

Lajja Gauswami on Tuesday clinched the silver medal in women`s 50-metre Rifle 3 Position event, finally bringing to an end India`s lean run at the ISSF World Cup in Granada, Spain.