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Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat says will fight and win the next war with indigenous weapon systems

"India is one of the largest importers of weapons and ammunition, and after 70 years of Independence, it is not a very proud statement to make. But in the past few years, it is changing. DRDO is striv

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Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with police in Sukma district

When the patrolling team was cordoning off the Tulsi Dongri area, a Maoist den located about 350 km from Raipur, the gun battle broke out between the two sides, he said.

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For the stability of the region, India urges Turkey to exercise restraint

Earlier in the week, Turkey started military operation in northeast Syria, in an attempt to remove from the border area the Kurdish-led forces.

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Ahead of BREXIT, Netherlands comes to woo India

Bilateral relations between India and Netherlands will get a boost when King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maixima accompanied by high-level business and official delegations visit India this week.

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Make in India boost! In a first, private firm develops Viper & Sabre snipers for India’s armed forces

The company already has an Assault Rifle on the 7.62x39 mm calibre and Close Quarter Battle Carbine platforms, which has recently completed development and is undergoing testing.

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Cut imports, focus on indigenisation, says a top Indian Army officer

While under the ‘Make’ process, the service headquarters will do the entire hand-holding and not make unreasonable demands, according to Naravane, it is time to become self-reliant.

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Ex Eastern Bridge-V: Air Forces of India and Oman get ready for joint drill

Being one the oldest defence partners in West Asia, Oman has given India access to the port of Duqm for military and logistical support.

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Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal injured in October 12 encounter arrested

Kamla alias Mate (20), a native of Jagargunda area in Sukma district, was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head, an official said.

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BSF seeks modern anti-drone system to counter rogue UAVs on border

The border guarding force, as per an official document accessed by PTI, has sought a full drone detection system that will have radars, radio frequency receivers, jammers and system controllers to neu

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Security beefed up in Srinagar after grenade attack by suspected militants

The deployment of more security personnel was done in the wake of a grenade attack in Hari Singh High Street market – a few hundred metres from the city centre - on Saturday in which seven people we

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Modi-Xi meet: China will not de-hyphenate India and Pakistan for now, courtesy Sun Tzu

It is a bit of good advice that India and China should develop their relations without keeping in mind any third country but Xi reached India after meeting Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan in Be

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Modi-Xi Mamallapuram meet: A new era in Sino-India bilateral cooperation

Besides taking measures to further deepen military ties and mutual trust between the two sides, both Modi and Xi also focused on increasing the flow of tourists and increasing people-to-people ties.

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Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Bijapur district

The skirmish took place in a forest near Tekmetla village under Usoor police station limits, a senior police official said.

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500 terrorists waiting at LoC camps in PoK to sneak into Kashmir, says Northern Command chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh

"As far as militants operating within Jammu and Kashmir is concerned, 200 to 300 terrorists, who have come here, joined militants here," Northern Command chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh told reporters here.

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North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

North Korea said the talks collapsed because the US didn't have any new proposals, and whether it maintains a self-imposed moratorium on major weapons tests was up to Washington.

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Rajnath Singh says France visit extremely productive, to strengthen bilateral defence tie

On Wednesday evening, Singh addressed CEOs of leading French defence industries and called on them to collaborate in modernising India's shipyards and defence platforms through the infusion of technol

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Modi-Xi Chennai Summit: Stage set for second informal summit between India and China

Discussions between Modi and Xi will not cover either Kashmir or the government’s decision to revoke Article 370, as both the issues are internal to India and are part of India’s sovereign functio

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Future warfare and drones: AI-enabled stealthy combat drones in Indian skies

In light of the recent drone attack in Saudi Arabia, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has initiated necessary action to counter this new form of threat to critical installations and security of the country.

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Xi Jinping’s visit to India officially announced; charting broader pathways for development to be focus

The broad objective of the summit will be to find a broad pathway for future growth of Sino-India ties, they said, adding that there was no plan to ink any pact or issue any joint communique after the

In case the Chinese president wanted to understand the issue, Prime Minister Modi will give an outline about it, they said. (Reuters File photo) News

A step to nowhere: Ukraine’s flawed efforts to pitch armored vehicles in Asia-Pacific markets

In late August the state-owned Malyshev Plant (ZiM), the largest Ukraine’s manufacturer of armoured weapon systems was reported to be planning to cease the serial production of the BTR-4-family armo

Nevertheless, Ukraine is still in efforts to shore up its positions on the armour maintenance and modernisation market of the Asia-Pacific region, trying to win orders for the repair and upgrade of Soviet- and even Chinese-made armoured systems. (Reuters file photo) News

Rafale coming to India! Rajnath Singh becomes first Indian minister to fly a sortie in French fighter jet

Rajnath Singh flew a sortie on the two-seat trainer Rafale – the first aircraft which has been designated as RB 001. The Rafale has been manufactured according to India Specific Enhancements (ISE).

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Rafale fighter jets: Rajnath Singh receives deadly French fighter aircraft for Indian Air Force

India becomes the fourth country, after France, Egypt and Qatar, to buy the Rafale fighter jets for its fleet. This is the second French fighter it will have in its fleet.

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PM Modi hails IAF for protecting country during conflicts

On the 87th Air Force Day, the prime minister posted a short video on his Twitter handle to highlight the contributions of "air warriors".

"Today, on Air Force Day, a proud nation expresses gratitude to our air warriors and their families. The Indian Air Force continues to serve India with utmost dedication and excellence," he said. (File photo) News

Squadrons which participated in Balakot air strike awarded citations on IAF Day

Every year, the Air Force Day is celebrated at Hindon base in presence of the IAF chief and senior officials of the three armed forces.

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria decorated the 51 Squadron and the 9 Squadron (ANI Image) News

Indian Air Force a symbol of valour, courage: Amit Shah

In a tweet, Shah said the entire nation is proud of the Indian Air Force's dedication and commitment to safeguard the motherland.

"On Air Force Day, I salute our Air Force heroes and their families," he said. (File photo) News

IAF to receive French Rafale on Vijayadashmi! Rajnath Singh reaches France

The contract between the governments of India and France for 36 aircraft (two squadrons) at a cost of Euro 7.8 billion in 2016.

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