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US to sell European allies $4.7 billion in military aircraft, drones

The United States today approved USD 4.7 billion in deals for American firms to sell jet fighters to Slovakia, military helicopters to Spain and armed drones to Britain.

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After Tejas, defence industry looks to ‘Make In India’ advanced medium combat aircraft

India is planning to launch a programme to develop a stealth fighter named Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA), according to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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Four strategic railway lines identified along Indo-China border; but here’s what’s delaying their construction

The Defence Ministry has identified four strategic rail lines along the India-China border, but the final location surveys are still pending, the government informed the Parliament today.

The Defence Ministry has identified four strategic rail lines along the India-China border, but the final location surveys are still pending, the government informed the Parliament today. News

India managing complexities in relationship with China, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

India is managing the complexities in its relationship with China even as it seeks to make progress within the framework of a broader developmental partnership, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sai

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Two CRPF jawans mowed down by para-military force vehicle when driver lost control due to stone pelting in South Kashmir

Two CRPF jawans were mowed down by a para-military force vehicle when its driver lost control due to stone pelting at Hiller area in Kokernag of South Kashmir, police said tonight.

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Over 670 defence firms to participate in Defence Expo

Over 670 defence firms including 154 foreign defence manufacturers will participate in a biennial exhibition of weapons and military hardware which will be held near Chennai from April 11-14.

Over 670 defence firms including 154 foreign defence manufacturers will participate in a biennial exhibition of weapons and military hardware which will be held near Chennai from April 11-14. News

Are BSF personnel satisfied with meals provided on duty? Here is what DRDO study reveals

The study was conducted by the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Science (DIPAS) on a special commission by the Border Security Force, after a BSF jawan last year posted a video on a social m

Ninety seven per cent BSF personnel have expressed "satisfaction" with the quantity and quality of meals provided to them on duty at the borders and elsewhere, a special study by a DRDO laboratory has said. (Image: FACEBOOK) News

India, US, Japan hold trilateral meet; call for open Indo-Pacific

In the backdrop of China's rising assertiveness in the region, India, the US and Japan today held a trilateral meeting here during which they agreed to bolster cooperation to ensure a free, open and i

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Government to consider strategic partnership model for defence PSUs

There was criticism of the strategic partnership model as it did not envisage any clear role for major defence PSUs like Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited and Bharat Eart

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Fewer foreign companies to participate in Defexpo

According to Defence Production Secretary Ajay Kumar, there are 154 foreign companies participating in the Defexpo this year. The drop in the number of foreign companies participating was around 10 pe

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Russia and Turkey finalise S-400 deal, delivery in July 2019

Putin and Erdogan have forged an increasingly close alliance in recent months, from burgeoning energy ties to holding talks to end the Syria crisis.

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Indian High Commissioner meets Pakistan’s NSA, raises issues over cross border terrorism

NSA Office in Islamabad said Bisaria made a courtesy call on Janjua and the two discussed matters pertaining to improving the bilateral relations including the recent worsening situation in Jammu and

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139 Pakistanis feature in UNSC’s latest terrorists list

The list also features Indian born gangster turned terrorist Dawood Ibrahim Kashkar. The report in detail lists out 14 passport numbers belonging to Dawood. The report also lists out residential addre

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India voice opposition to ‘weaponisation’ of outer space to UN

India has voiced opposition to the "weaponisation" of outer space, saying it should not become an area of conflict while calling for collective efforts to strengthen safety and security of the space-b

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America preparing military to secure international border with Mexico, says US President Donald Trump

The US will deploy military to secure its international border with Mexico, President Donald Trump has said, asserting that America's existing laws were "horrible" and enabled caravans of illegal immi

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Nirmala Sitharaman meets Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu; discusses ways to strengthen defence cooperation

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today met her Russian counterpart General Sergei Shoigu and discussed defence cooperation between the two countries.

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US designates Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League as terror outfit, but does it mean anything for India?

Though MML has created several frontal organisations, US affirmed that it shall remain to be designated as a terror organisation. This move by the US comes just a day after MML was asked by Pakistan's

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Pakistan still smarting under 1971 defeat at hands of India, stoking trouble at border, says BSF DG KK Sharma

Pakistan is still "smarting under" the 1971 defeat at the hands of India and the BSF is prepared both "defensively and offensively" to deal with infiltration and unprovoked firing incidents on the bor

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One Jawan killed, 4 others injured in Pakistan shelling along LoC

A soldier was martyred, a lieutenant and two other junior commissioned officers were injured in cross-border shelling by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati along LoC.

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India hails US decision to designate Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League as terror outfit

Hafiz Saeed had last year floated MML, but the Election Commission had refused to recognise MML as a political party. MML is a political front of terror group JuD. However, the Islamabad HC last month

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Separatist sponsored strikes disrupt normal life in parts of Kashmir

Separatists who called for strike opposing the killing of 13 terrorists and four civilians, disrupted normalcy in several parts of Kashmir. Despite restrictions under section 144 CrPC, movement of peo

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India-Pakistan NSAs restore truce over harassment to diplomats

Apart from the repeated cross-border ceasefire violations, India and Pakistan had also reached a diplomatic impasse due to each country accusing each other of harassing its diplomats and embassy offic

India and Pakistan today announced they have agreed to mutually resolve all issues about the treatment of diplomats. News

Hafiz Saeed’s Mili Muslim League, a terrorist organisation: USA

The move by the United States comes a day after the Election Commission of Pakistan asked the MML to produce a clearance certificate by the interior ministry for its registration as a political party.

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IAF’s MiG-17 V5 helicopter crash in Kedarnath: Pilots injured; all we know so far

A MiG 17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Kedarnath this morning. No deaths have been reported so far.

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Korean ship arrives to take part in Indo-Korea joint exercise

As part of cross-training exercise, Indian Coast Guard personnel would visit BADARO and its crew would visit the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre and Coast Guard Air Station in Chennai.

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UN chief Antonio Guterres concerned about situation in J&K, wants all member states to protect their civilians

UN chief Antonio Guterres is "very concerned" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and wants all member states to protect their civilians, his spokesperson has said.

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IAF MiG-17 helicopter crashes near Kedarnath

A MiG 17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Kedarnath this morning.

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