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The submarine leaks scandal has led India to abandon a $US1.5 billion ($2bn) option to buy three more subs from France as the fallout from the controversy continues to rock the global arms trade.

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India on Sunday called on other BRICS members to intensify joint efforts to combat terrorism as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an apparent reference to Pakistan, demanded "coordinated actions" by the grouping to "isolate supporters and sponsors of terror".

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Army chief General Dalbir Singh’s affidavit in the Supreme Court accusing his former boss Gen V K Singh (now MoS for External Affairs) of scuttling his promotion has triggered a social media war among the ranks.

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The Taliban is urging India to stop giving lethal military equipment to the Afghan government, condemning it as a “clear hostility” towards the war-torn nation.

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The 2,211 kg INSAT-3DR will be carried by India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)-F05 and will put the satellite into the required Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). GSLV-F05 is the flight in which the indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) is being carried on-board for the fourth time.

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The government has turned down the country’s first 100 per cent defence foreign direct investment (FDI) proposal by French naval firm DCNS.

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In what may force Indian insurgent outfits to leave their bases in Myanmar, New Delhi has started supplying advanced weaponry and gadgets to the Myanmar Army to enable it to set up its military headquarters close to areas occupied by the rebel groups.

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As China refuses to let go of its opposition to India's Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership bid, Japan has reiterated support for India saying its presence in NSG will help promote non-proliferation.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Vietnam ahead of G20 summit here was aimed at jointly piling pressure on China and to raise their "bargaining chips" with the country, Chinese state media said on Sunday

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Alarmed by the growing Indo-US defence ties, Pakistan's cabinet has given the go-ahead for negotiating a long-term defence agreement and security cooperation with its all-weather ally China, a media report said today.

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