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India is now formally moving ahead to procure 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi-30MKI fighters from Russia, along with upgrades of their existing fleets, after the Cabinet Committee on Security approved the production of 83 indigenous Tejas jets last week.

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Almost a fortnight after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed “regret” that he would not be able to visit India as Chief Guest for the Republic Day celebrations in view of the pandemic, . . .

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At a time when all eyes are on the Mumbai Metro, bullet train or Tejas light combat helicopter, a tremendous assortment of vehicles, locomotives and aircraft from a bygone era that have been in a state of retirement at the Nehru Science Centre . . .

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The so-called equilibrium and understanding between India and China was built on the premise that both were at the same level of development, and hence needed to give full play to their complementarities and potentialities.

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The BJP government's implementation of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, is learnt to be suffering a delay, with South Block trying to pacify Dhaka on its concerns over the mention of ''Bangladeshis'' in the law which provides . . .

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You know things are heating up in Ladakh when Indian Air Force (IAF) officials go all the way to France to see how their Rafale fighter jet order is going.

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On January 13, 2021, PM Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) gave the green signal for procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircraft, LCA Tejas MK IA for a deal whose cumulative value would be around Rs 48,000 crore.

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The Indian Air Pressure (IAF) on January 13 introduced the induction of the indigenous, 110-km vary Past Visible Vary (BVR) air-to-air-missile, Astra.

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Relations between India and Nepal offer limitless potential, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said after meeting Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali here on Saturday.

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In one of the longest meetings of the MEA’s consultative committee on Friday, foreign minister S Jaishankar and foreign secretary Harsh Shringla answered questions on India’s China strategy and foreign policy priorities.

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The United States has reviewed and maintained the terrorist designations of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ), along with ISIL Sinai Peninsula (ISIL-SP) and several other organisations.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the Indian Army has boosted the morale of the country and also enabled the people to hold their heads high during the border standoff with China.

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In November, when it became clear that Joe Biden would be the next US President, London’s Financial Times analysed what that would mean for a number of world leaders who had cosied up to Donald Trump.

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Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran's nuclear programme and a US pressure . . .

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In a boost to India’s fledgling domestic aerospace ecosystem, the Cabinet Committee on Security cleared the Rs 48,000-crore deal for 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, which included 73 Mark 1A versions, on 13 January.

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The Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) on UN Security Council reform process will resume later this month, President of the General Assembly Volkan Bozkir has said, asserting that UNSC membership as well as its working methods must . . .

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Military experts call hypersonic warheads the next big thing in intercontinental warfare. They see the emerging arms, which can deliver nuclear or conventional munitions, as zipping along at up to 5 miles per second while zigzagging through . . .

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In a major decision aimed at boosting the domestic aerospace industry, India on Wednesday approved a much-awaited deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) worth Rs 48,000 crore to procure 83 indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) . . .

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