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US President Donald Trump reduces hurdles for sale of military drones to allies

 US President Donald Trump has ordered government agencies to expedite and expand arms sales abroad, including exports of advanced drones to reinforce allied armies, the White House has said, a move

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Step forward for India’s defence preparedness: Delegation assess Ka-226T helicopter’s performance in Russia

The light utility Ka-226T copter features a coaxial main rotor system. It has a maximum take-off weight of 3.6 tons. It also has a transporting payload capacity of 1 ton. The Ka-226T can be attached t

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Gaganshakti 2018: Nirmala Sitharaman witnesses IAF’s biggest combat exercise in Chabua

Gaganshakti 2018, is an all-encompassing, country-wide war training exercise that is being conducted by the Indian Air Force. The exercises began on April 8th and will end on April 22nd. The first pha

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Arunachal Pradesh, Assam

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh to inspect the Indian Air Force's Advanced Landing Ground at Pasighat there, a defence spokesman said here.

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Pakistan terms PM Modi’s remarks on surgical strikes as false

In response to Modi's comments on Pakistan exporting terrorism, Pakistan has rejected it as "false and baseless". Speaking at the 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' programme in London yesterday, Modi had

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Smart fences: Modi government’s new project to protect India’s borders with Bangladesh, Pakistan

Earlier the BSF personnel used reconnaissance boats in the riverine area to protect the border areas. Now, the governement have introduced CIBMS and smart fencing along Bangladesh border. Similar patc

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Pathankot on high alert: Security beefed up after ‘suspected terrorist movement’, local claims seeing armed men

Pathankot on high alert: Security has been beefed up and search operations conducted in Pathankot in Punjab after reports of suspected terrorist movement in the area.

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Syria asks ISIS Jihadists to surrender within 48 hours

Islamic State militants have been given 48 hours to agree to withdraw from an enclave they control south of Damascus, the pro-Syrian government newspaper al-Watan reported on Thursday.

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China carries out live fire drills to warn Taiwan

Taiwan is one of China's most sensitive issues and a potential military flashpoint. China has ramped up military exercises around Taiwan in the past year, including flying bombers around the island.

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US Admiral Philip S Davidson warns against sanctioning India over Russia defence purchase

 A top US admiral has warned Congress against imposing any sanctions on countries like India and Indonesia for purchasing defence equipment from Russia, saying any such move would pose a concern for

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Modi government eyes new national security strategy; NSA Doval to spearhead Defence Planning Committee

DPC would define national defence and security policy by undertaking security risk assessment. The institutional set up will also lay out the national military strategy, defence reviews, and an overal

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US wants to continue expanding defence, security ties with India, says official

The Trump Administration plans to continue to expand its defence and security cooperation with India and support New Delhi's growing relationships throughout South Asia, a top US official has said.

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Gaganshakti 2018: IAF’s biggest combat exercise in 3 decades sends big signal to Pakistan, China

The Gaganshakti 2018 aims to validate the IAF's war preparedness and strength for a two-front war with China and Pakistan. The exercise is conducting all terrain operations and by synergizing inputs f

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Modi meets Theresa May; discusses counter-terrorism, defence and security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Theresa May will hold talks over a breakfast meeting on a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, visas and immigrat

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South Korea seeks to have discussion to formally end war with North Korea

The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the two sides technically at war. The North would be likely to demand the withdrawal of US troops, while the South's na

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China proposes an India-Nepal-China economic corridor through Himalayas

China today proposed an India-Nepal-China economic corridor with multi-dimensional connectivity through the Himalayas as it seeks to expand its influence over the new Nepalese government headed by Pri

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When Indian Navy welcomed China’s warships in Indian Ocean Region in a cheeky tweet!

The Chinese have always been interested in the Indian Ocean Region and it comes as no surprise that they were seen patrolling in the region. It was reported that the Chinese anti-piracy warship consis

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America wants to protect the world’s satellites from space junk; here’s how

Under Trump administration plans, the Commerce Department would be the leading U.S. agency in tracking space objects and alerting space users to potential collisions, taking over a role traditionally

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China could leverage BRI projects to ‘coerce’ nations to deny US forces basing, says Admiral Philip S Davidson

China could leverage BRI projects to "coerce" nations to deny US forces basing, transit, or operational and logistical support as part of a long-term strategy to reduce America's influence and become

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China’s $1 billion white elephant: A port where ships don’t want to stop

Each year roughly 60,000 ships vital to the global economy sail through the Indian Ocean past a Chinese-operated port on the southern tip of Sri Lanka.

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US-India partnership should focus on closer collaboration on security interests like maritime domain awareness, says Admiral Philip S Davidson

The US and India have a range of common security interests like maritime domain awareness, counterpiracy and counterterrorism, a top American Admiral said, insisting that the continued growth of bilat

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India-Sweden strengthen defence ties; Modi and Lofven promise to enhance security and defence cooperation

During his visit to Sweden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also participated in the first-ever India-Nordic Summit. The Nordic leaders pledged to deepen their cooperation with India and promised to part

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Syria attacks: Russia clashes again with US and allies; says airstrikes set back any political negotiations

Russia has clashed again with the United States and its Western allies over Syria, saying airstrikes on suspected chemical sites in the war-torn nation have set back any political negotiations to end

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Requests for proposals: Indian Navy looks to buy 57 fighters for Rs 95,000 crore

According to industry sources, Boeing’s recently announced tie-up with the Mahindra Group and Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is primarily in view of the the 57-aircraft requirement for the navy.

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Indian Navy holds safety review meet; here’s what was discussed

Brainstorming sessions to improve the safety processes and methodologies in training and operational domains and lectures by experts were among the highlights of a two-day safety review which conclude

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Gagan shakti 2018: IAF holds biggest combat exercise in 3 decades over Indian Ocean Region

As part of its biggest combat exercise in three decades, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is carrying out massive drills involving its frontline fighter jets to test its capability to dominate the entire ex

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Indian Air Force conducts drill ‘Gagan Shakti’ close to China border in Uttarakhand’s Chinyalisaur

The ongoing nationwide mega-combat exercise of the Indian Air Force (IAF) began in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district today to examine the strategic preparedness of its infrastructure in the area.

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