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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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    News From Kashmiri Separatists To Maoist Links, Stung Members Of The Front For Khalistani Groups Openly Admit ‘Break India’ Plan

    SOURCE: Republic In a worldwide exclusive, Republic TV has uncovered the ‘Break India’ movement of the front for Khalistani groups, whose members have been caught on camera accepting working hand in hand with China, Pakistan and Maoists to wreck havoc in the country. A sting operation...
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    News J-K: Army busts terrorist hideout, seizes ammunition

    SOURCE: ANI The Indian Army on Tuesday busted a terrorist hideout here and recovered a large number of arms and ammunition. Acting proactively on a tipoff, the Army launched a search operation in Kuddhararea of Kastigarh in Doda and raided a terrorist hideout which was housing a large number...
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    News India-Pakistan relations: Imran Khan briefs Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel about bilateral ties

    SOURCE: PTI Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and underscored the need for resumption of a comprehensive dialogue with India to address all outstanding issues, according to an official statement. Chancellor Merkel telephoned Prime Minister...
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