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Apache firepower for IAF! India to induct first four AH-64E (I) helicopters ahead of Independence Day

To be based in Pathankot and in the North East Region, these flying machines will be replacing the existing Russian Mi-35, in service and used as an assault helicopter and for ferrying troops.

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DefExpo 2020 moves to Uttar Pradesh; together with proposed Defence Corridor, expected to boost UP’s economy

The DefExpo will highlight the emergence of UP as an attractive destination for investment in the defence sector and act as a platform for alliances and joint ventures in the defence industry.

The main focus of the DefExpo-2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’. (Image: Website) News

Chandrayaan 2: What were the risks which caused launch delay

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 Latest News: A real-time environment is usually set up for Modelling and Simulation, including hardware-software interfaces used for simulating avionics.

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India-MERCOSUR Preferential Trade Agreement: MEA Jaishankar to urge Brazil to fast track the negotiations next week

External affairs minister S Jaishankar in his meeting with the foreign minister of Brazil is expected to raise the issue of delay in talks for the expansion of India-MERCOSUR PTA next week.

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Focus Africa: President to visit three African countries, India’s energy security to be discussed

“The visit is to establish a high-level political exchange, strengthen economic ties and signal New Delhi’s intentions to engage these countries for energy, economic and diplomatic reasons,” said Dubey, who is also Dire

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Make in India: Indian start-ups ink MoUs to gain entry to the supply chain of Lockheed Martin

The MoUs were inked at the end of three days joint Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) third annual “Suppliers Conference” in New Delhi.

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Chandrayaan 2 launch date: ISRO working overtime to rectify fault; launch in the next few days

Chandrayaan 2: The Rs 978 crore launch of the Chandrayaan -2 mission had to be called off abruptly in the wee hours of Monday after a technical snag was noticed.

Chandrayaan 2: The GSLV-Mk III rocket was fully fuelled up before the snag was noticed in the 'Bahubali' rocket. (PTI photo) News

Make in India: In a first, Turkish Company to help build FSS for the Indian Navy at HSL

The HSL is hoping to follow the best shipbuilding practices and modern technology including the pre-outfitting and modular construction.

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India for Humanity: Government provides free Jaipur Foot to the differently abled across the globe

Ministry of External Affairs as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations is organizing artificial limb camps across the globe.

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Explained: Why ISRO stopped Chandrayaan 2 launch at final moments

Chandrayaan 2: The investigation attributed the catastrophe to NASA administration’s keenness to not miss the time of launch due Governmental and assumed public pressure,” Kulshreshtha pointed out.

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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO officials say too early to give new date for launch

Chandrayaan 2: A high-level committee since morning has started mining through the data to figure out what is the technical snag

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Planning for US Immigration? Indian professionals await good news from the US

Handa points out, “For over a decade Indians have been major recipients of the 85,000 H1B visas issued each year.

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India-UK military ties: Both sides keen to expand ties to face challenges

The Air Forces have had Ex-Indra Dhanush which took place in the UK in last year.

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Another feather in India’s cap: For the first time to host global scholars on LAC region

The UGC Center for Latin American Studies at Goa University (GU) has won the bid to host the 20th edition of FIEALC in 2021.

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India to UN: Must take action against ‘D’ company

Gold smuggling, counterfeit currency, arms, and drug trafficking are still going on from a safe haven which has refused to acknowledge even his existence.

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Chandrayaan 2: How ISRO’s lunar mission is setting a milestone in the history of Moon expeditions

Chandrayaan 2: The United States is the only country to have ever put humans on the moon, however, Russia (erstwhile USSR), Japan, China, European Space consortium and India have all made visits to the moon using Lunar probes

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Chandrayaan 2: Countdown for ISRO’s ambitious Lunar mission to begin in few hours

Chandrayaan 2: The mission has entered its last leg, with the countdown for the mission is scheduled to start at 6.51am Sunday (July 14) after the full dress rehearsal (FDR) of the spacecraft and launch rehearsals that have b

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Russians come calling: ISRO and Russian Space Corporation to work together

Also, India and Russia have decided that cooperation on remote sensing satellite constellation for BRICS (Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa) will go on.

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Wait for sniper rifles gets longer; MoD retracts the RFP issued last year

Highly placed sources have confirmed to Financial Express Online that “the RFP for the sniper rifles and 10.2 million rounds of ammunition was retracted late June as the vendors were not keen to transfer technology for ammu

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Another feather in India’s cap! To host global scholars on LAC region for the first time

According to her, hosting such a huge event in the country will help strengthen relations, understanding each other better, breaking stereotypes, visibility and create greater academic linkages.

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India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant to be delivered by 2021

Vice Admiral AK Saxena, Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition in the Indian Navy said “Starting of gas turbines will take place in the third quarter of this year. Basic trials will be conducted in February-March

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Chasing American dreams: Reasons behind surge in illegal immigrants to the US from India

Human trafficking is caused by gang wars, violence, civil war and hunger, in several countries across the globe and people, travel around seeking safety, peace, and happiness.

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El Salvador seeks Indian investments in artificial intelligence, security, solar energy and infra projects: Envoy

El Salvador is located in the heart of the Americas and it is an export-oriented free-market economy and could be a gateway to not only the US and adjoining nations but also to Europe.

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Budget 2019: Defence gets duty exemption on its imports, no big allocation, say experts

Budget 2019 India: In the Interim Union Budget 2019-20, presented in earlier this year on Feb 1, the budgetary allocation crossed Rs 3 lakh crore for the first time, as opposed to the allocation of Rs 2.95 lakh crore in 2018.

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Budget 2019: Making defence platforms in India should be incentivised, says expert

Budget 2019 India: Over the last few years, the Indian Army has had the largest share in the defence budget, followed by the IAF and the navy, DRDO and Ordnance Factories.

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UAE Company continues to wait for the final word on CQBs for the Indian Army

The UAE based Company Caracal continues to wait for the decision to be taken on the close-quarter-battle carbines (CQB), worth $ 130 million, even though it has been over a year since it was declared L1.

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Amphibious Wings for the Navy and Coast Guard: US-2i back on track

The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to be in India for the annual summit in September/October this year

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