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    News Rafale Info Not Being Revealed In National Interest: Union Minister

    The minister said that the allegations levelled by the opposition are manufactured Pune: Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said Thursday the details relating to the Rafale deal are not revealed in the national interest. The Congress Thursday urged the CAG to carry out a...
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    News India and Russia to sign over $7 billion defence deals

    The two nations have been holding talks for 48 additional Mi-17 V5 choppers since 2015 by Manu Pubby NEW DELHI: India and Russia are set to sign defence deals worth over $7 billion at the bilateral summit on Friday, but financial sanctions by the US have cast a shadow as they limit New Delhi’s...
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    News For Talks With India, Pakistan Seeks US Help. Gets Rejected Again.

    Pakistan recently sabotaged talks with India by glorifying terrorists on postage stamps, supporting them Washington: Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two neighbouring countries are not engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign...
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    News Modi government approves ₹15,000 crore acquisition of four warships from Russia, 2 to be built under Make in India

    Both the countries are scheduled to announce the deal during the New Delhi visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin starting today by Ajit K Dubey New Delhi: In a major boost to the Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the procurement...
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    News Congress again approaches CAG over Rafale deal

    NEW DELHI: The Congress Thursday urged the CAG to carry out a forensic audit of the "Rs 60,150 crore" Rafale fighter jet deal and bring all "facts" on record to enable Parliament to fix accountability for the alleged scam in the contract. A delegation of Congress leaders met the Comptroller and...
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    News COMCASA and the Future of India's Defense Industrial Base

    by Robert Farley Ankit Panda offers a concise summary of what the COMCASA agreement, which ensures cooperation on communications technology and policy, means for the future of U.S.-India relations. It clears up one of the last big roadblocks for U.S.-Indian interoperability, making arms...
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    IAF equips Adampur base with upgraded MiG 29s to fight 2-front war

    by Anish Singh Adampur: Aiming to deal with the possibility of a two-front war with Pakistan and China, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has equipped its Adampur-based squadrons with upgraded version of MiG-29, which had played a significant role during Kargil war in 1999. Situated at about 25 kms...
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    News US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals

    Russia remains India's main arms supplier, and a string of new deals with the Asian giant would be a major win for Moscow — and a big snub to the US. The US is in a difficult position as it seeks to contain China through better ties with India, which like Washington has been unnerved by...
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    News In a first, India deports seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar

    The seven immigrants were apprehended in July 2012 for violating the Foreigners' Act and were placed in detention at the Silchar Central Jail since then In a first, India Thursday deported seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar. The seven illegal immigrants, lodged in Assam jail since 2012, were...
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    News Vladimir Putin arrives in India today: S-400 defence system, nuclear plant deal on cards

    Russia and India are expected to sign the $5 billion S-400 Triumf air defence systems deal along with agreements on security and SME Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India on October 4 for a two-day bilateral visit. This will be the 19th annual India-Russia bilateral summit...
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    News How Pakistan outsourced a plot to kill the Dalai Lama in India

    Bangalore/New Delhi: It all began in the year 2010, when a bunch of operatives of the Indian Mujahideen walked into Bodhgaya in Bihar and conducted a reconnaissance, with an intent to strike at the holy site. The plan was set into motion in 2013, when operatives of the Students Islamic Movement...
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    News Nothing justifies terrorism: UN chief Antonio Guterres's message to Pakistan

    In an interview with India Today, UN chief Antonio Guterres said that no political reason or cause could justify terrorism. He was responding to a question on Pakistan's support to terrorism. UN chief Antonio Guterres speaks on Pakistan's support to terrorism. No political reason can justify...
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    News Indian astronaut may travel to International Space Station for training mission in 2022: Report

    If successful, India would be the fourth nation to send a human in space after the US, Russia and China An Indian astronaut may travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Soyuz spacecraft for a short training mission in 2022, a Russian media report said on Wednesday, citing a...
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    News Canada suspends charity for making alleged payments to terrorists in Kashmir: Report

    According to Sputnik, the Canada Revenue Agency has suspended the Islamic Society of North America-Canada (ISNA- Canada) for a year starting September 12. It also ordered the charity to pay a fine of $550,000. In a strong move, Canada has suspended and fined a Canada-based Muslim charity for...
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    What is S-400 Triumf?

    India and Russia have been discussing the purchase of the S-400 Triumf since 2015 The S-400 Trimuf can engage all types of aerial targets such as aircraft, ballistic and cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which are within the range of 400 km, at an altitude of up to 30 km. The...
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    News China constructing bomb-proof shelters to house fighter planes at Lhasa airfield

    China is constructing bomb-proof shelters to house fighter planes near Lhasa's Gonggar airport in the Tibet Autonomous Region, reports Hindustan Times. The airport, which is 1,350 km away from Delhi, can be used to base fighter planes and strategic bombers. It was earlier a civilian airport but...
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    News Rafale, LCA Tejas will do away with aircraft shortage: IAF to PM Modi

    The Air Force has been stressing the shortage of planes to fight a two-front war. In its presentation to the prime minister, the Air Force highlighted the aircraft shortage faced by it. IAF has said process of acquiring 110 multi-role fighter jets is critical. Force failing to cover up shortage...
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    News Akash, PAD, AAD and now S-400 triumf air defence missile system

    New Delhi: India has several systems in place to defend against incoming aerial attacks. Stopping an incoming missile or an aircraft flying at high speeds is tricky so a country cannot just rely on one particular system for it. One of the notable systems that India has to thwart incoming aerial...
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    News The great Indian artillery bazaar: Post Bofors, there has been a reasonable ‘self-reliance’ attempt in Indian defence

    To validate this assertion, let’s put it to a fundamental test—the ever-growing artillery systems need of the Army Big-ticket arms purchases by a state like India are more about politics than economics and technology, while it should be the other way round. Four interrelated dynamics are always...
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    News RAFALE BEING BROUGHT TO ATTACK PAKISTAN, SAYS BJP

    The Rafale fighter jets are being brought to attack Pakistan but the Congress was trying to give a "weapon" in Islamabad's hands by questioning the deal, the BJP said on Monday Addressing a press conference here at the party headquarters, BJP Spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi accused the Congress...
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