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In a stunning revelation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed that the father of Christian Michel – alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper case – “knew” late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and was “close to the Gandhi family.”

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Seven civilians were killed when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse an unruly crowd that had gathered near the site of an encounter in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, police said.

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The Supreme Court on Friday narrated how the UPA's deal for 126 Rafale jets, of which 18 were to come in flyaway condition and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) was to manufacture the rest under licence, got replaced in 2016 by the NDA government — which went for 36 fully-loaded jets with Reliance Aerostructure Ltd as Indian offset partner.

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Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

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Accidents caused by faulty ammunition made in Ordnance Factories (OF) have seen an abnormal rise in the last few years and one of the main anti-aircraft guns, L-70 , of the Indian Army is largely inactive because of unserviceable ammunition, according to a senior ministry of defence official who did not want to be named .

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A parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has expressed “serious concern” over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s “failure” to provide the required number of Tejas aircraft to the Air Force, adversely affecting its combat potential and posing a security threat.

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The government has "not forgotten" the Indian Air Force or IAF's requirements and is already considering the bids received through a Request for Information (RFI) for procurement of 110 fighter jets, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in New Delhi on Friday.

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Dassault Aviation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India rendered today dismissing all petitions filed on the Rafale Contract signed on 23rd September 2016 in the frame of an Inter-Governmental Agreement between India and France.

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British public broadcaster BBC has defended the omission of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's mention from its interview with Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar, making it clear that it was "not an act of censorship".

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The Punjab Assembly passed a resolution on Friday, suggesting the swapping of land with Pakistan to bring the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara across the border within the Indian territory.

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Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Sunayna, which has been mission-deployed in the Gulf of Aden to carry out anti-piracy patrol, has seized another haul of arms and ammunition from a suspicious fishing vessel some 20 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia in the Horn of Africa.

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India' first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) opened at Adani Aerospace Park here on Friday.

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As the BJP scaled up its offensive on Rahul Gandhi after the court’s clean chit to the Rafale deal, the Congress sought to counter the perception that the Supreme Court decision was a setback to the party’s offensive against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the deal to buy 36 French-made 36 Rafale fighter jets.

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As controversies over the Rafale refuse to die down, a delegation from the Indian Air Force is scheduled to head to France early next month to inspect two Dassault-made Mirage-2000 aircraft which will be France’s gift to India.

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In a hyper-connected global order, extremist ideologies have no borders. This fact has found an echo in Canada’s latest, albeit late, acknowledgement of Khalistan extremism as a terror threat on its soil.

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President Donald Trump calls India a "true friend", a top American diplomat has said as she highlighted the steps taken by the US over the last two years to strengthen its ties with India for the benefit of a broader Indo-Pacific region.

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The Supreme Court Friday gave the Narendra Modi government a clean chit on the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France and dismissed all the petitions seeking a direction to the CBI to register an FIR for alleged irregularities in the deal.

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The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank plunged 3.22% on a weekly basis, for the second successive week, according to data released on Thursday.

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