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Aero India 2019: PM Modi, Sunita Williams to attend India’s premier airshow touted as ‘runway for a billion opportunities’

Briefing media persons on the Aero India 2019, a senior defence officer said that for the first time civil aviation exhibition will be subsumed into the upcoming edition of Aero India -2019.

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South- South Cooperation gets stronger, India and Cuba identify new sectors for cooperation

Top Indian diplomat in the Indian embassy in Havana confirmed to Financial Express Online that, “During FIHAV 2018 where almost 45 Indian companies had participated, LOI was inked on the sidelines.

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Third round of India-Peru FTA underway in New Delhi; will boost investment and trade

The third round of talks for the free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the South American nation Peru is taking place in New Delhi, with the bilateral trade touching$3.1 billion.

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India, Russia to discuss leasing of another nuclear powered attack submarine, AK-47s for Indian Navy

The leasing of another Akula-II class nuclear powered attack submarine for $ 3.3 bn, deal for Kalashnikov’s AK-47 rifles to be made in India, besides other critical issues will be on the table for discussion between Defence

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For the first time ever Kazakh troops join Indian peacekeepers under UN Flag for operations in Lebanon

This is also a first for Kazakhstan to send troops for peacekeeping operations, which is also indicative of the fact that the country wants to play a larger role in global peace.

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Will Indian Army get $8-billion, made in India, Future Infantry Combat Vehicle? Fate to be decided soon

The fate of the $8-billion Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) project for the Indian Army is expected to be sealed when the Defence Secretary Production Ajay Kumar will meet with the stakeholders next week.

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Cyber division to be created for close-coordination between the three armed forces: Sources

The Government has issued instructions to the Ministry of Defence regarding the creation of Cyber Division which will be a joint structure under the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).

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Aero India 2019: Top Pentagon officials and American aerospace companies to visit India

Encouraged by the growing India-US relations especially in the defence and strategic areas, several top Pentagon officials along with US industry executives will be traveling to Bengaluru Feb 20 - 24 for Aero India 2019 event

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Navy encashes Reliance Naval’s bank guarantees amid delays in delivering patrol vessels

Indian Navy has encashed the bank guarantees furnished by Anil Ambani’s Reliance Naval and Engineering Ltd for delay in completion of three naval offshore patrol vessels.

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Indian Navy to get more firepower: To deal with China, govt approves construction of 56 more ships

Naval chief declared that the Indian with Navy 200 ship, 500 aircraft will be world class Navy by the year 2050.

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TROPEX: India’s full military might to be on display as three services sharpen their joint war skills

The yearly exercise takes place on the Western Seaboard which will have participation of over 45 ships from both the Western and Eastern Naval Commands of the Indian Navy.

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Made in India Armoured Recovery Vehicles to be procured for ‘Arjun’ tanks

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has given approval for the procurement of Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) for the Indian Army's Main Battle Tank (MBT) 'Arjun'.

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Indian Navy to get more firepower: World’s fastest anti-ship cruise missile BrahMos to be fitted on ‘Project 1135.6’ frigates

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave approval for the procurement of BrahMos Missiles for two of the vessels to be built in Russia.

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BSF goes tech savvy: Besides using technology to stop illegal infiltration it is making the force IP enabled too

The system multiplies human surveillance by sensors surveillance and ensures that any attempt of infiltration does not go without detection.

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Made in India GSAT-7A satellite to be launched next month, will add more strategic power to IAF

Next month, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching GSAT-7A an advanced communications satellite, dedicated to the Indian Air Force (IAF) which will add more air power and give the service additional s

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India-UAE ties grow stronger: Energy and trade cooperation high on MEA Swaraj Swaraj’s agenda to the Emirates next week

Swaraj would be calling on the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral issues as well as global developments.

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India’s diplomatic profile grows globally, attracts world leaders at the G-20 summit in Argentina

The first ever trilateral 'JAI' between Japan, America and India and the 2nd Russia India China (RIC) trilateral after an interval of 12 years will take place today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Presi

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Three democracies, three continents – IBSA Fund turns 15, promotes South-South cooperation

The value of the Fund is that it demonstrates a common desire to achieve 2030 Agenda and the spirit of partnership that is now embedded in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 17.

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ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-11 will bridge the digital divide in India

This will be followed by GSAT-7A by the Indian rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from Sriharikota in India.

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India’s space diplomacy: Why Colombian satellite launch is a major victory for the country

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday successfully launched the PSLV-C43/HysIS mission from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. It was a major boost for the 60 years of India-Colombia relations.

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BECA to be inked soon between India & US? It is topping Sitharaman’s agenda in US next week

Besides reviewing bilateral defence cooperation, regional issues related to Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the Indo-Pacific, the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) will be topping the agenda of Defence minister

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Wait for Made in India minesweeper gets longer for the Navy: sources

Wait continues for the Request for Proposal (RfP) for Rs 32,640-crore 12 mine-countermeasure vessels (MCMVs) for the Indian Navy to be built at Goa Shipyard (GSL).

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India first, says Maldives – What visiting foreign minister Abdulla Shahid country said

“India-first”is the policy of the newly elected government of Maldives of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, says the visiting foreign minister Abdulla Shahid of that country.

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Trainee aircraft to naval ships: South Korean defence companies keen to enter into JVs for ‘Make in India’

A major aerospace company from South Korea, Korean Aircraft Industries (KAI) and several small-scale companies from the defence sector will be participating in the Aero-India 2019.

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Another feat for ISRO! For the first time, India to launch Colombian satellite from PSLV-C43 on November 29

The workhorse of ISRO will be carrying India’s earth observation satellite HysIS and 30 satellites from other countries out of which almost 23 belong to the US.

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With adoption to newer technologies, cybersecurity will continue to be a matter of concern: Unisys MD

Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most digitally demanding businesses and governments on Earth.

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Ethanol blending can address agricultural waste which are burnt by the farmers: Shishir Joshipura CEO& MD of Praj Industries Ltd.

Renewable transport fuels (RTF) in India are of strategic importance as it augers well with the ongoing initiatives of the government including Make in India, Swachh Bharat, and Skill Development.

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