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The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will not be part of the Paris Air Show even as Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder will be participating in the show which kicked off on Monday.

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Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog FATF to check funding to terrorist groups such as LeT and JeM and frontal groups like Jamat-ud-Dawah and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation.

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China has deployed balloon-borne radars across the Indian frontier in Tibet, posing a new surveillance threat to New Delhi, exclusive satellite imagery accessed by ThePrint shows.

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The Bangladesh government is in a fix. While the government wants to shift some of the Rohingya refugees from the Cox’s Bazaar to Bhashan Char, a remote, uninhabited island situated 21 nautical miles away from the shore.

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The Indian soldier’s wait for a modern Infantry Combat Vehicle that will carry him into battle protected from enemy fire, continues without an end in sight.

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Last week, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) head K Sivan spoke about India building its own space station by the end of the next decade.

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As India and China continue consultations on the situation in Afghanistan, Beijing perceives Pakistan-trained cadres of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as the biggest threat to its security interests, people familiar with developments said.

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Two places in Rajasthan will be the epicentres for launching the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System II (NASAMS-II) which will be used to create the ambitious multi-layered shield over Delhi and Mumbai.

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It’s been nearly three months since India’s three-minute “moment of pride” – when it “shot down” a low-orbit satellite – and it would appear about half of the debris fragments generated are still in orbit today.

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Security forces engaged in counter-insurgency operations in Assam want the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA to remain in force in the entire state for at least one more year.

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The United States is again trying to put India in a fix over the purchase of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia. The United States seems determined to dissuade India from going ahead with the acquisition of S-400 missile defence systems the . . .

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The Indian Navy (IN) has postponed by several months the commissioning of the second of six Kalvari (Scorpène)-class diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs) following the discovery of what appear to be manufacturing defects.

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Revenue growth at Garden Reach Shipbuilders, a manufacturer of warships for the Indian Navy, is likely to pick up soon. This may attract investors, who would have revenue visibility for the next 3-4 years during which the company would make frigates for the Navy.

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The Indian Army’s wait for much-needed sniper rifles just got longer, with the procurement process hitting a glitch: 20 firms replied to the Army’s request for information (RFI), floated last year, but none of them manufacture the ammunition.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun the process of shortlisting 10 potential astronauts for the country’s maiden manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’. Of the 10, three, including a woman, will make the cut for the mission expected to be launched by 2022.

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The Navy will submit a detailed report to the Defence Ministry on the fire incident that has caused damage to a recently-upgraded Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhukesari.

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India is one of the three countries – the other two being Pakistan and China – that continues to expand its nuclear arsenal, making the sub-continent one of the most volatile places in the world, says a new report.

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The blackbox of the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh with 13 personnel on board has suffered damage and an investigation by the Air Force to find out the actual cause of the crash may take more time.

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