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    News Indian Air Force must take the lead for futuristic, disruptive technologies

    by Rajeev Chandrasekhar All my growing years, I have lived amongst men in Uniform and their families – my family being one of them. Moving from one remote base to another – a nomadic life where no home was home for more than a few months and friends and neighbours changed oh so frequently. But...
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    News Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War

    by Dr Nishank Motwani Nuclear strategy and deterrence in South Asia will play by its own rules. As obvious as this statement is, the problem is that most of the literature on the nuclear strategies and postures of regional nuclear powers is seen through the lens of the Cold War. This hangover...
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    News Experts opine getting presidential waiver on S-400 might not be easy for India

    WASHINGTON: For India, getting a presidential waiver from the biting CAATSA sanctions might not be that easy, some American experts believe referring to the changing political dynamics within the administration and President Donald Trump's personal strong views against New Delhi's trade and...
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    News 300 terrorists active in J&K, 250 ultras wait at launchpads - Pakistan's sinister plans exposed; Army on alert

    A top Army official told Times Now that the Army was on alert and ready to foil the terrorists’ plan, days before Jammu and Kashmir went to polls for the local body elections Srinagar: A day before Jammu and Kashmir goes to polls for the four-phase local body polls, Pakistan’s sinister ploy to...
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    News ISRO will double satellite launching capacity

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided to double the launching of satellites by constructing another Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Integration Facility. Cost-effectiveness has attracted several countries including the U.S. and the U.K. to use ISRO’s launch pad at Sriharikota...
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    News Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile Astra set for IAF induction after trials

    A couple of missiles was also launched in salvo mode and in combat configuration. Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile Astra set for IAF induction after trials BHUBANESWAR: India's pursuit of the complex air-to-air missile system seems to be over as the smoke-less and fastest in its class...
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    News India, Russia ink action plan for second nuclear plant

    According to the document, Russia will offer the evolutionary VVER generation “3+” technical solutions and increase the level of Indian industry’s involvement and localisation in the project. India and Russia on Friday inked two documents in the fields of civil nuclear energy and space...
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    News US building stronger bonds with nations like India for free and open Indo-Pacific: Pence

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is building new and stronger bonds with countries like India to advance its vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific, US Vice President Mike Pence has said, amidst China flexing its military muscles in the region. The US recently renamed its oldest and largest...
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    News US names Babbar Khalsa among separatist movements that pose risk to its interests

    WASHINGTON: The US has named Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa among the separatist movements that pose a risk to American interests overseas by conducting assassinations and bombings against major economic, political and social targets. Babbar Khalsa International seeks, through violent means...
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    News Trump's counter terrorism strategy identifies LeT, TTP as potential threat to US

    "These groups, including Boko Haram, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan and the Lashkar-e Taiba, employ a range of political and terrorist tactics to undermine local governments and conduct attacks," it said. WASHINGTON: Pakistan-based terrorist outfits -- the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Tehrik-i-Taliban...
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    News Pentagon asks Pakistan to use influence over Taliban, stop cross border movement

    WASHINGTON: A top American general has asked Islamabad to use its influence over Taliban to bring them to the negotiations table and stop cross border movement of their leaders, a day-after Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi left US after holding meetings with top Trump...
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    Analysis S-400 can launch 72 missiles simultaneously, engage 36 targets at a time

    The S-400 Triumf air defence system deal, inked by India and Russia Friday notwithstanding the US pressure of sanctions, can engage up to 36 targets at a time and simultaneously launch 72 missiles. The long and medium range air defence missile system, which Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said will...
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    News S400 missile: How Manohar Parrikar saved India's taxpayer Rs 49,300 crore for the next decade

    India's air defence plans regarding the acquisition of the S-400 long range missiles, were altered after a timely intervention by then defence minister Manohar Parrikar saved the taxpayer Rs 49,300 crore for the next decade, The Economic Times reported. According to the report, Parrikar ordered...
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    News Pak's allegation of use of chemical weapons in Kashmir false, malicious: India

    India Friday rejected as false Pakistan's allegations of reported use of chemical weapons by Indian security forces in Kashmir, saying "malicious attempts" to deflect international opinion away from terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country will not succeed. India also asserted that...
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    News India, Russia slam cross-border terror; call for action without 'double standards'

    NEW DELHI: India and Russia Friday condemned cross-border terrorism and providing safe havens to terrorists as they called for a "decisive" response to the menace of international terrorism without any "double standards". India has been accusing Pakistan of indulging in cross-border terrorism...
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    News CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of our allies: US

    Putin in India: Key takeaways from India, Russia annual summit NEW DELHI: In a guarded reaction, the US Friday said its intent to slap sanctions against Russia was not aimed at imposing damage to the military capabilities of its "allies or partners," shortly after India concluded a deal for...
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    News India, Russia slam cross-border terror; call for action without 'double standards'

    NEW DELHI: India and Russia Friday condemned cross-border terrorism and providing safe havens to terrorists as they called for a "decisive" response to the menace of international terrorism without any "double standards". India has been accusing Pakistan of indulging in cross-border terrorism...
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    News India, Russia sign mega deal for S-400 Triumf air defence missile system

    Deal for five Russian S-400 Triumf missile shield systems has been signed by India, according to sources In a historic move, India signed a deal with Russia for the acquisition of the advanced S-400 Triumf air defence missile system on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who reached...
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    Opinion Can Putin's visit to India kill two birds with one stone?

    by Pavel Felgenhauer Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting New Delhi this week and the Kremlin has confirmed: Arms trade will dominate the visit's agenda. In particular, a major deal reportedly worth some 5.43 billion US dollars to provide the Indians with up to five regiments of the new...
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    News DIPLOMATIC BLACKMAIL: Kartarpur Border Won't be Opened Till India Responds to Dialogue Offer, Says Pakistan

    Islamabad: The opening of the Kartarpur border crossing for Sikh pilgrims was linked with the start of dialogue between India and Pakistan, the Foreign Office said on Thursday, asserting that dialogue is the only way forward to resolve issues and disputes between the two countries. Foreign...
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