Defence

Elections in Suriname; The rise of the PIOs

As the Indian – Origin, Afro- origin, Javanese- origin, and indigenous Amerindians make up the population of the country; its politics is bound to be influenced by the history of the people.

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India-China standoff: Employment of armour along the Line of Actual Control

Now that we have our focus back to our adversary in the North and his deployment of light tanks along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Military Operational Planners felt the need once again.

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S Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo talk over phone; discuss cooperation to contain COVID-19, Indo-Pacific

The two leaders reiterated the strength of the India-US relationship to advance peace, prosperity, and security in the Indo-Pacific and around the globe, Cale Brown, Principal Deputy Spokesperson of t

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Mining for Rare Earth Metals in IOR could be challenging for India, says expert

Sources confirmed to Financial Express Online that “All Indian missions are scouting for raw materials and components in an effort to work towards `Atmanirbhar’ industry.

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative is cracking! What’s blocking China’s highway to global dominance? Check

The BRI was announced by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, as an Economic and Maritime Silk Road.

India rejects Pakistan’s criticism of launch of construction of Ram temple

"We have seen the press statement by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on a matter internal to India. It should desist from interfering in India's affairs and refrain from communal incitement," Srivast

Pakistan on Wednesday criticised the foundation laying of the Ram temple.

Govt says situation in Ladakh ‘sensitive’, Forces prepared to respond to threats from China, Pakistan

The “transgressions” by China in the areas of Kugrang Nala and Gogra in the Hot Spring area, besides the northern bank of Pangong Tso on May 17-18 have been mentioned in the document.

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China became ‘more aggressive’ during COVID-19; deployed troops along LAC, says US Defense Secretary Mark Esper

Esper said Beijing was trying to use the coronavirus tragedy to their advantage for "propaganda purposes".

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India firmly rejects China’s attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UN Security Council

"We have noted that China initiated a discussion in the UN Security Council on issues pertaining to the Indian Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement

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China-backed attempt by Pakistan to discuss Kashmir issue at UNSC fails yet again: Indian diplomat

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said that many other members of the Security Council underlined that Jammu and Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Paki

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Closer India-US ties important amidst Chinese ‘aggression’: US lawmakers

Throwing their weight behind the India-US relationship which enjoys the bipartisan support, two top American lawmakers have said that close partnership between the two countries assumes significance i

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China hopes India, Pakistan can “properly” handle differences through dialogue, safeguard peace

China hopes that they can properly handle the differences through dialogue, improve relations and jointly safeguard peace, stability and development of both countries and the wider region, the spokesm

"Pakistan and India are neighbours that cannot be moved away. Peaceful coexistence serves the fundamental interests of both and the common aspiration of the international community."

Military Bands begin Independence Day celebrations; appreciates COVID-19 frontline warriors

With less than 15 days to go for India’s Independence Day, the Military Bands have started celebrating the occasion.

J&K: Northern Army commander discusses security management with LG GC Murmu

He said the LG stressed on the high importance for maintaining close and effective synergy between the Army and other security forces in combating anti-terrorist activities, besides dealing with any e

Chhattisgarh: Woman naxal killed in encounter in Bijapur district

The skirmish took place around 9:30 am in the forest of Isulnaar village, about 450 kms away from Raipur, when a joint team of security forces was conducting an anti-naxal operation, Inspector General

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India-Mexico are working towards a Strategic Partnership, says Manpreet Vohra, India’s envoy to Mexico

“During the last Foreign Office Consultations in October 2019, new areas of co-operation ranging from defense to innovation and technology were identified by India and Mexico,” Ambassador Manpreet

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Transformation underway in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: S Jaishankar

Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar highlighted application of progressive laws, delivery of social justice, empowerment and support for vulnerable sections and rolling out of development projects as part o

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US looking to ramp up arms sales to India: Report

Twenty Indian army personnel were killed during the clashes with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley on June 15.

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US will continue to invest in strategic partnership with India, says proposed Democratic Party Platform

Running into 90 pages, the platform, which is similar to an election manifesto in India, covers all policy aspects, including national security and foreign policy, and will be adopted by its delegate

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‘Political absurdity’: Pakistan unveils new political map; Ridiculous assertions have no legal validity, retorts India

According to the statement by the MEA, “This new effort only confirms the reality of Pakistan's obsession with territorial aggrandisement supported by cross-border terrorism.”

He said the vaccine would be provided to all the hospitals in the province after obtaining data from them.

Rare Earth Elements: India’s critical strategic deficiencies and China’s dominance – Problems and Solutions

The government should consider using private companies as they are nimble and better equipped to deal with constraints of working overseas than their PSU counterparts.

Indian mission in Israel extends essential support to communities amid COVID-19 movement restrictions

The Indian embassy staff have been travelling to various parts of the country once a week so that Indians and Israelis of Indian-origin looking for consular support do not face problems with urgently

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Pakistan court appoints three senior lawyers as amici curiae in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case

India approached the International Court of Justice against Pakistan for denial of consular access to Jadhav and challenging the death sentence.

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High revenue spend weighs down defence capex

A slow reversal of the trend seems underway now, amid renewed concerns over the level of the country’s defence preparedness and arms and arsenal – capex turned out to be 24.6% of defence expenditu

China’s heightened aggression and the Changing Indo-Pacific landscape: What does it mean for the Quad?

Born in 2004 as a collective response to the Tsunami, shelved in 2007 and revived in 2017, the Quad –a loose combination of like-minded democracies consisting of the United States, India, Japan and

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Draft Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020 stuffed with more content

The MoD notification does not say what specific changes have been made in the draft DAP 2020, but those interested in commenting on 689 pages of the DAP and another 24 pages of the offset guidelines h

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Draft DPEPP is out! Will make the defence sector more ‘Atmanirbhar’ in production and exports

The new draft which is expected to help the defence and aerospace sectors towards 'Atmanirbhar' is more focused and structured and will also help in enhancing the exports in the defence sector.

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