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The dramatic rescue of an American-Canadian couple by Pakistani security forces last week appears to have had a positive effect on the troubled ties between Islamabad and Washington.

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Five years after they were first proposed by the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is expecting the three new tri-service agencies in the field of cyber warfare, space and special operations to be raised shortly.

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Aiming to become the first domestic missile integration company in the private sector, industrial explosives maker Solar Industries India Ltd (SIIL) is developing a missile assembly facility in Maharashtra which is expected to be completed by January next year.

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For the first time in its over 50 years history, the ITBP is raising and deploying a mechanised column of power vehicles and machines to speedily mobilise troops along the China-India border in case of Chinese military transgressions and Doka La-like standoffs.

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Indian Army's foot soldiers are still nowhere close to getting basic modern infantry weapons, ranging from assault rifles and sniper guns to light machine guns and close-quarter battle carbines, after a decade of acquisition projects from abroad being repeatedly scrapped as well as failure of indigenous options to pass muster till now.

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Leaving private sector competitors behind, government shipyards -- Cochin Shipyard Limited and Garden Reach Shipyard Limited -- bagged the order to supply 16 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) craft to the Indian Navy.

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Shipyards in India have lost out again to repair two US Navy warships that recently met with fatal accidents.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today commissioned the indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan at the Eastern Naval Command here.

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Ballistic missile defense systems have exploded in prominence across the globe since the United States withdrew from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty in 2002.

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Bangladesh has tightened security along its western border with India amid concern that hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees could be pushed into its territory, officials said Sunday.

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Newly appointed Arunachal Pradesh governor BD Mishra on Friday called for a composite package for infrastructure development along the international border in the north-eastern state, official sources said.

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When the Indian Army launched Operation Clean Up of Operation All Out, there was a conscious effort to go after the commanders instead of the foot soldiers. The past six months have seen a large number of commanders of various terror groups fall to the Army's bullet.

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The Islamic State group+ once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists lie in mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its "caliphate" collapses.

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An ambitious high speed train project in south India has been delayed after Chinese railways, that completed a feasibility study a year ago, did not respond, railway officials have said, suggesting that the "lack of response" may be due to the Dokalam standoff.

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Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said that India has been committing ceasefire violations because it cannot digest Pakistan’s success in the war against terrorism.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that India's disputes with neighbouring China have been resolved and that they have understood our power.

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Abu Ismail, operational commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, had been elusive till he was shot and killed on a desolate stretch of road a mere 8 km from Srinagar, in the Aribagh area of Nowgam.

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Pakistani authorities on Sunday withdrew terrorism charges against Hafiz Saeed and his group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), paving way for the possible release of the UN, US and Indian designated terrorist for his involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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