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India shines brighter than China at night, as per the Earth’s City Lights, a NASA project to map urbanisation across the world.

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In the wake of an Army face-off and chill in ties with India over Dokalam stand-off, Chinese media on Friday said that military conflicts will escalate if New Delhi refuses to withdraw troops.

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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said it was about time India approached a third party, China or the US, to mediate and resolve the Kashmir issue.

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The US is "closely and carefully" following the border standoff between India and China, the Trump administration said today, urging the two Asian countries to engage in direct dialogue to reduce the tension.

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The delivery of Kamov military helicopters to India will begin within two years of the signing of the contract, according to a top Russian official who indicated that the number of choppers to be supplied could be increased to more than 200 in the future.

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The Ministry of Defence has initiated the much-awaited process to acquire six new submarines for the Indian Navy, which is struggling to empower its depleting underwater capability.

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The indigenously built Dhanush - the 155mm artillery guns developed on the lines of the famed Bofors howitzers - has failed yet again after reaching the last phase of tests.

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The Indian Air Force has floated out a Request for Information (RfI) for seven signals intelligence (SIGINT) and communications jamming aircraft.

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The US has confirmed that the critical Category One UAV technology from US-based General Atomics has been released, acceding to India’s strong request. Also, the Indian Air Force has requested for 100 units of Predator C Avenger aircraft worth $8 bn.

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Amid the Sino-Indian military standoff near the Bhutan-China-India tri-junction, Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit met the Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui.

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In a sensational twist in the Rs 64 crore Bofors kickback case, the Ministry of Defence has disclosed that the probe is still alive. According to a Times Now report, the ministry replied to an RTI application regarding the Bofors case around two weeks ago, refusing to provide the sought information on the ground that it is sub judice.

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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has signed a pact with the Army for developing a medium-range surface to air missile (MRSAM) which will be capable of shooting down ballistic missiles and aircraft.

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India's diplomatic power play is paying off with countries rethinking and reviewing decisions to invest in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

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After trying out PAVA shells, security forces have now turned to capsicum gel-based teargas to quell mobs in the Kashmir valley and other places.

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The maintenance contract for the Indian Air Force's 75 PC-7 Turbo Trainers will not be extended, according to a Ministry of Defence official.

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India is soon expected to inform Russia of its choice for a second nuclear power plant site, a senior official involved in the project said today. This would be the second site after the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.

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Pakistan on Thursday dismissed the US designating Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a "global terrorist", saying it was not a UN decision but a move by the Trump administration to "appease" India.

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Pakistan treats America like a "limitless ATM" and most of the US aid to the country goes to the military's kitty, a private US defence contractor who was responsible for one the worst bilateral tensions, has said.

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