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    News Defence Ministry nod for state-of-the-art tech upgrade of Coast Guard's 17 Dornier aircraft

    NEW DELHI: The Defence Ministry on Saturday approved mid-life upgrade of 17 Dornier aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard at a cost of Rs 950 crore, officials said. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the ministry's highest decision-making body on...
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    News Rafale jet deal: Centre submits details of decision-making in sealed cover to SC

    A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had sought details of the process, minus the technical details New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday submitted the details of the decision-making process in a sealed cover to the Supreme Court, as per the apex court's direction. A bench headed...
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    News Pakistan responsible for three times the terror risk to humanity than Syria : Report

    The over 80-page report presents an analytical framework and tool to enable policy makers to look into the future Pakistan, which remains the breeding ground and supporter of global terrorism, is responsible for three times the terror risk to humanity that Syria poses, says a study -- `Humanity...
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    News Can resort to 'other actions' if Pakistan's support to terror continues: Army chief Bipin Rawat

    General Rawat said Pakistan must desist from aiding and abetting terrorism in J&K. He said that Indian state was "strong enough" to ensure that J&K remains a part of India. General Rawat suggested that the neighbouring country was resorting to a "proxy war" to avenge its defeat in the 1971 war...
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    News 21st round of India-China border talks to be held next month

    This will be the first round of talks for Wang who earlier this year succeeded Yang Jiechi as state councillor in a reshuffle The 21st round of India-China border talks led by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be held in China...
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    News Suspected ISI agent held in Uttar Pradesh

    Zahid hails from the state's Khurja district and has been to Pakistan twice, the last time being in June this year LUCKNOW: A spy working for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence has been arrested from Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday. The ISI agent, Zahid, was...
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    News 4 CRPF jawans martyred, 2 injured in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

    Maoists attacked the Jawans at Awapalli in Chhattisgarh. Maoists opened fire on the CRPF Jawans and triggered an IED blast. Jawans were ambushed while they were on duty. Maoists opened fire on the Jawans and triggered a blast. The blast overturned vehicle carrying CRPF men. A Maoist attack in...
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    News NIA on lookout for arms caches in North Bengal

    Terrorist organisations are suspected to be behind smuggling in the arms. Arms are being smuggled in from Bangladesh and Nepal. Terrorist organisations are suspected to be behind it. NIA and other agencies have submitted reports in these cases The last few months have seen seizure of...
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    News Navy's reconnaissance aircraft makes maiden landing in Car Nicobar, operational edge to the force

    Navy's official Spokesperson said, P-8i makes a maiden landing at Car Nicobar, A&N Islands airport thereby increasing our reach & flexibility of Operations deep in our Area of Responsibility in Indian Ocean Region (IOR) NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy's Boeing P-8i Long Range Maritime...
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    News India and Japan to co-develop Unmanned Ground Vehicles, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

    Defence equipment and technology cooperation is one of the most critical points in Abe’s larger security conceptualisation of Japan’s Proactive Contribution to Peace For the first time ever, India and Japan, in an effort to take forward their growing strategic partnership, are working together...
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    News Jammu & Kashmir: Army jawan sustained head injuries in stone-pelting dies

    The Army on Friday paid tributes to him and two other jawans -- Lance Naik Brajesh Kumar, Sepoy Ngamsiamliana -- who were killed in separate anti-militancy operations in Kashmir valley An Army Jawan died at a hospital here on Friday after he sustained head injuries during stone-pelting by a...
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    News Rafale deal: There was no pressure from Indian side on choosing Reliance, says Dassault CEO

    Rafale's relationship with Reliance Defence goes back to 2012: Dassault CEO by Manu Pubby Dassault Aviation CEO, Éric Trappier spoke exclusively to Manu Pubby of The Economic Times, where he said that Dassault was selected in 2012, but had not been able to finalise the HAL deal even in 2015...
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    News Kashmir continues to be 'core unresolved agenda', says Pakistan Army chief

    He appreciated the "operational readiness and high morale" of troops and said the Pakistan Army is "fully invested in peace and stability of the region" ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said the Kashmir issue continues to be a "core unresolved agenda" and...
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    News China did not ask for military access to Gwadar, says Pakistani admiral

    China has not asked for military access to Pakistan's Chinese-funded, deep water port of Gwadar, a senior Pakistani rear admiral said on Friday, amid persistent speculation in India and the United States it could become a Chinese naval base. Gwadar, in the southwestern province of Baluchistan...
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    News First indigenously overhauled Su-30MKI handed over to IAF

    NASHIK: Marking a red-letter day for the 11 Base Repair Depot (BRD), Ojhar, the first indigenously overhauled Sukhoi Su-30MKI supersonic aircraft was handed over to the Operational Squadron of the Indian Air Force here on Friday. Air Marshal Hemant Sharma, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief...
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    News US Navy, Indian Navy undertake anti-submarine exercises in Arabian Sea

    PANAJI: A United States Navy (USN) P-8A Poseidon long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft, with a crew of 21 US Navy officials, participated in anti-submarine warfare exercises at INS Hansa. The Indian Navy’s P-8i aircraft also participated in the joint drills which concluded on Thursday...
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    Analysis Threat of US Sanctions Pushes India to Revive Defence Ties with Russia

    by Rahul Bedi NEW DELHI: The impending threat of US sanctions under its Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) barring all materiel purchases from Russia, has compelled India to resuscitate its defence ties with Russia. The two sides have revised their bilateral...
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    News Scaled down test for safe landing of Chandrayaan-2 lander conducted successfully: ISRO

    Indian Space Research Organisation Friday said it has successfully conducted a scaled-down test for the soft and safe landing of its Chandrayaan-2 lander for India's second Moon mission The moon lander, Vikram, named after the father of Indian space program Vikram Sarabhai, is crucial to carry...
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    News China to Hold Crucial Meeting with Indian Exporters to Increase Shipments

    For the past few months, China has executed a liberal trade regime towards India, specifically for farm products. It is expected that in next month or so China will scrap or reduce levies on dozens of items, including uncombed single cotton, castor oil, menthol, granite, and diamonds New Delhi...
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    News Russian Defense Ministry Explains Why S-400 is Better Than Patriots

    Despite Washington's threats to impose sanctions on states buying military equipment from Moscow, many of them, such as Turkey, India and Indonesia, still stick with Russian weaponry, citing its outstanding quality. Russian Deputy Defence Minister Alexander Fomin explained in an interview with...
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