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China’s project of the century, Belt and Road, gains momentum from Kunming to Mombasa

China’s massive build program to recreate trade routes stretching from Asia to Africa and Europe is gaining momentum.

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Indian Army to get 1.86 lakh bullet proof jackets

The ordered bulletproof jackets will have 'boron carbide ceramic' which is the lightest material for ballistic protection. It also makes SMPP Bullet-Proof Jackets the best of the class and will be abl

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Xi Jinping speech at Boao Forum for Asia: Chinese President defends BRI; says China has no geo-political calculations

Chinese President Xi Jinping today defended his ambitious multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying China has no "geo-political calculations" and the project will benefit the world.

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Two Indian Army jawans martyred in firing by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sunderbani sector

Two jawans were killed in heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

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$15-billion Indian Air Force Tender: Foreign firms look to partner HAL

With the Indian Air Force issuing the requests for information (RFI) for purchase of 110 fighter aircraft at an estimated total cost of $15 billion, the race has intensified among three major aerospac

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DCM Shriram forays into defence production, develops bullet-proof vehicle

DCM Shriram Industries (DSIL), with a portfolio of products comprising sugar, alcohol, fine chemicals and rayon tyrecord, on Monday announced its new venture into defence equipment manufacturing.

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Naval Group in India sees a lot of opportunities in Make in India, says CMD of Naval Group in India

Naval Group in India, a subsidiary of the Naval Group headquartered in Paris, is set to support the Indian Navy in making progress on its future submarines after the P75 project.

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Ahead of Defence Expo 2018, Sitharaman asks defence attaches to promote India as major manufacturer of military platforms

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today asked India's defence attaches abroad to play a proactive role in promoting the country as a major manufacturer of military platforms.

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Armed forces get a big boost! Modi govt signs Rs 639 crore contract for 1.86 lakh bullet proof jackets

The Defence Ministry today signed a contract with a defence firm for procurement of 1.86 lakh bullet proof jackets for the Army at a cost of Rs 639 crore.

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India-China boundary issue should not be “hyped up”: China

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang repeated stand that Beijing never recognised Arunachal Pradesh and said asserted that it was southern Tibet and belonged to China.

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Increase in demand for Indian missiles, will export to friendly nations: Sitharaman

Speaking at an an event organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry, Sitharaman said that several countries have shown interest in the Indian missiles and that Vietnam is keen on buying superson

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India likely to sit out of SAARC summit again

India decided not to participate in the 2016 SAARC which was to be held in Pakistan, after an Indian Army camp in Uri was attacked by terrorists. India suffered the loss of 19 soldiers. It had then se

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Chinese Army develops high-tech equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defence by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the border areas in all

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US says North Korea ready to discuss denuclearisation

North Korea has told the US that it was ready to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula at the planned meeting between the two countries' leaders, media reports said on Sunday citing US

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UNSC to hold emergency meeting over Syria chemical attack

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.

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Donald Trump Administration denies firing missiles that struck Homs’ T4 air base in Syria

Although the agency said it was likely "an American aggression,'' US officials said the US had not launched airstrikes on Syria.

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Syria T4 air base strike kills 14, including Iranian forces: Report

An early-morning strike on a Syrian government air base in the country's centre killed 14 fighters, including Iranian forces allied to the regime, a monitoring group said today.

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Defence Expo 2018 to take off in Chennai from Wednesday

Chennai is all set to host the country's flagship defence exhibition, DefExpo 2018, from April 11 to 14 in a bid attract more Indian players into the defence manufacturing as well as to create groun

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‘DefExpo platform for companies to showcase products at global level’: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the DefExpo starting here next week would be a platform for various companies, including micro, small and medium enterprises, to showcase products at the

The four day DefExpo is scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12. News

Gaganshakti 2018: Indian Air Force to show its might by conducting biggest combat training exercise

Gaganshakti 2018 will showcase accelerated 24x7 operations, network-centric operations, multi-spectrum capabilities, offensive manoeuvring tactics, joint operations with the Indian Army and the Indian

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Lockheed Martin, maker of F-16, welcomes IAF’s procurement initiative for $15 billion fighter jets

Indian-American Lall was last year instrumental in the decision of the Trump administration to sell top-of-the-line unarmed drones from General Atomics. Lockheed Martin has positioned the newest Block

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Govt kicks off process to procure 110 fighter jets for IAF for $15-billion

The RFI, which has a 'Make in India' clause as well as requirement for both single- and twin-engine fighter machines, has been sent to six global vendors.

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Foreign defence cos bet on products, partnerships to grow India business

Foreign defence manufacturing companies are betting big on innovative products and strategic partnerships as they gear up for the DefExpo 2018, slated to be held from April 11 to 14 in Chennai.

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After expelling 60 diplomats, Trump punishes Russia again, imposes sanctions on oligarchs close to Putin

The United States imposed sanctions on Friday against Russian businessmen, companies and government officials, striking at associates of President Vladimir Putin in one of Washington's most aggressive

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Indian Army helicopter makes emergency landing near Vellore

An Army helicopter flying from Bengaluru to Chennai made an emergency landing in this district due to a technical snag, defence and police officials said.

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Militant killed in encounter with forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

An unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said.

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Big boost for IAF’s strike capability! Process to procure 114 fighter jets begins

In a major move, the Indian Air Force today started the process to acquire a fleet of 114 fighter jets which are expected to significantly enhance its overall strike capability.

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