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India’s Defence Ministry had indicated it is looking to buy four strategic Tu-22M3 bombers from Russia and a host of other high-tech weaponry, besides stepping up co-production under the ‘Make in India’ programme.

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United Nations, Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue yet again at the UN Security Council, trying to twin it with the Palestinian problem.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF), after being criticised for spending $9.2 billion on 36 Rafale fighter aircraft, is closing in on a far more prudent deal — the rejuvenation of 80 ageing Jaguar fighters into highly capable, multi-role, combat aircraft for a mere $1.5 billion or so.

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Observing that India is different from traditional American allies for whom the US was the key security provider, a think-tank expert told the lawmakers that New Delhi would "never" want a relationship of dependence or one in which the US has to incur all costs.

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Maldives is a "challenge" for India at the moment as the current government in the island nation is more inclined towards China, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Wednesday, indicating that the ties between New Delhi and Male are yet to reach a level of normalcy.

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‘The quad’, a proposed alliance among the United States, India, Japan and Australia to counter a rising Chinese presence in the Indo-Pacific, does not have a military dimension, India’s senior-most military commander said on Wednesday.

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Post Doklam standoff, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will get 514 satellite phones under a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) project that also covers other central armed police forces and some strategically important states for better communication and security coordination.

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One Belt and One Road initiative would lessen the probabilities of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan by providing Pakistan with a competence to monitor India’s naval activities in the Indian Ocean.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said Chhattisgarh would get a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called "Black Panther" on the lines of the Greyhound unit.

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During interrogations by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), 20-year-old Pakistani Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Zaibullah alias Hamza revealed that in the year of 2017, the Hafiz Saeed-led LeT militant group recruited 450 boys from various parts of Pakistan for anti-India operations.

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Pakistan has again turned to China for help in avoiding a foreign currency crisis, deepening the two countries’ economic ties by borrowing $1bn from Chinese banks in April, Pakistan’s central bank governor has revealed.

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The Trump administration supports India’s emergence as a leading global power and as a key partner in the Indo-Pacific region, a top US official said today.

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From 1960’s to 1990’s, under Congress’s socialist policies, India’s GDP growth continued at a tardy 3%, which was mocked by the West as “Hindu rate of growth”.

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We're about two months away from elections in Pakistan -- elections that are almost certain to be shrouded in controversy, one way or another. And, worryingly for Pakistan, it appears that the economy is weakening, just in time for the instability that might follow from the country's turbulent politics.

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Global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin today said its proposal to manufacture custom-built F-16 fighter jets in India will make the country an export hub and give it access to an estimated USD 165 billion fighter aircraft market over the next few decades.

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A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash-landed in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir soon after it took off on a routine sortie today morning, official sources said here.

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BrahMos, the world’s fastest anti-ship cruise missile, has achieved yet another significant milestone! The supersonic cruise missile was on May 22 tested successfully with a number of critical sub-systems that were made using Indian raw materials.

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At the invitation of the North Korean government, India's Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh visited Pyongyang last week. His trip surprised international observers, as high-level exchanges have not been seen between the two countries in recent years.

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