Pakistan successfully tests Shaheen-II ballistic missile capable of hitting Indian cities

"Shaheen-II Missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a range of 1,500 kilometers. Shaheen-II is a highly capable missile which fully meets Pakistan's strategic needs towards maintenance of desired deterrence stability in
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Jammu and Kashmir encounter: Two militants killed in Kulgam

"During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated, leading to an encounter," the spokesman said.

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Challenges for the new government: Emerging threats and modernisation, say experts

Also, National security architecture- CDS as given in the 2014 manifesto; strengthen peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.

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Act East: Indian and Myanmar Naval Ships meet for maritime interoperability

The CORPAT initiative started in 2013 and has helped in enhancing the mutual understanding between the two countries and has also helped in improving professional interaction between the two navies fo

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Court of inquiry on Budgam Helicopter crash begins

Confirmed that the incident happened as a result of friendly fire, according to sources “strict action will be taken against the officials to ensure that such incidents don’t happen either during

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Why UNSC members are hailing Masood Azhar’s designation as global terrorist

The 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the powerful Security Council blacklisted Azhar on May 1 after veto-wielding permanent member China lifted its technical hold on the proposal by the US, the UK

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Two DRG personnel injured in IED blast by Naxals

The patrolling team, comprising personnel from the DRG and the Special Task Force, was cordoning off a forest at a hill near Gogunda, when the ultras triggered the IED blast, he said.

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Jharkhand: 2 Special Auxiliary Police personnel injured in encounter with Maoists

Deputy Inspector General of Police (Kolhan range) Kuldeep Dwivedi told PTI that the injured SAP personnel were airlifted to Ranchi. Their condition was stated to be out of danger, he said.

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SCO Foreign Ministers meeting: Fighting terrorism and security of Afghanistan to be the focus

Both the security and stability of Afghanistan is of major concern to not only India but other members of the SCO, who are working towards containing the threat of radicalism and terrorism spreading i

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Rising tensions in the Gulf: US sanctions and Iran’s response point to looming danger

The US National security Advisor Bolton announced on 5th May dispatch of a carrier task force headed by USS Abraham Lincoln to the Middle East in response to troubling “indications and warnings” f

President Rouhani on 8th May suspended export of enriched Uranium and Heavy Water by Iran for a period of 60 days to persuade E-3 (UK, France and Germany) to provide sanctions relief as part of the nuclear deal. (AP Photo) News

Too little too late for special operations division? Why it must live up to its challenges and deliver

For some reasons the government has shied away from exploiting this force multiplier and decided to raise a SOD under a Major General, which is at best a half measure and will be detrimental to effect

The NSG and the Special Group manned and led by the Army for internal security and hostage rescue are under the MHA. (PTI File photo) News

The rising wave of radicalism threatens the stability of Central Asian states

The ostensible purpose of the attack was to polarise society, destabilise the political regime and send a message across to the international community that the IS is still active and operational.

There is a genuine concern that following their retreat from Iraq and Syria, the IS recruits may infiltrate into the states of Central Asia. (Representational image: Reuters) News

Pakistan needs aggressive diplomacy to exit FATF grey list, says official

Pakistan needs to launch an aggressive diplomatic effort to secure enough support to come out of the grey list or prevent itself from falling into the black list of the Financial Action Task Force (FA

The FATF plenary had formally placed Pakistan in the grey list in June 2018 after the country could not secure a minimum of three votes. (Website image) News

Indian Navy joins select list of nations with successful test of medium-range surface-to-air missile

The trials were undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval ships Kochi and Chennai. Both the ships were controlled by one ship to intercept different aerial targets at extended ranges.

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Pakistan’s efforts to act against terror groups, money laundering questioned at APG meet in China

The delegation briefed the meeting about Pakistan's updated actions against currency smuggling, proscribed organisations and tightening of financial and corporate sector systems and operational effect

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New uniform for Indian Army! Uniform to be customized as per different terrains and weather conditions

Change of uniform patterns is superficial as it has been done several times in the past which only benefits the private suppliers, says a former army general.

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US President Donald Trump to visit South Korea for talks on North’s nuclear weapons arsenal: White House

"President Trump and President Moon will continue their close coordination on efforts to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearisation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea," the White Hou

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Pulwama encounter: Soldier killed, three terrorists shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir

An army official said three militants were killed in the gun battle while one jawan also lost his life in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in.

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Woman Naxal carrying her baby in arms surrenders in Chhattisgarh

Accordingly, she surrendered before senior police officials in Kanker on Wednesday, he added.

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To celebrate victory of Wing Cdr Abhinandan’s MiG-21 Bison and SU-30 MKI – IAF gets new patches

Bulk order has been placed for these badges, confirmed sources.

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The F-21 will be a game-changer for the Indian Air Force and India-US strategic ties: VP Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

You may recall in November, NASA’s InSight lander successfully touching down on the surface of Mars. This was the fourth time a Lockheed Martin-built lander successfully touched down on the Red Plan

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Armed Forces Special Operations Division formed: The best of the Armed Forces

The Naresh Chandra Committee which was set up to recommend ways for defence management had in its report in 2012 recommended setting up three commands — Special Operations, Cyber and Space — to de

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Ammunition Related Incidents: Machines in Ordnance Factories need to be modernised urges a former general

Indian Ordnance factories have long been in the business of manufacturing munitions for the armed forces and there are countries which look upon India with great confidence to set up their ammunition

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Iran seeks India’s support among US sanctions on oil import; check New Delhi’s stance, importance of ties with Tehran

India has categorically told Tehran that any decision on importing oil from Iran will be taken after the new government is formed post the Lok Sabha election results on May 23.

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