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Bangladeshi Militants of Blogger killer Radical 'Ansar Bangla' nabbed in Kolkata

Kolkata, November 22: Two Bangladeshi militants have been arrested from one of the busiest stations of Kolkata on Tuesday. The arrested militants are members of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) which is banned terror outfit in Bangladesh. This group is involved with the “blogger murder” incidents and moreover is linked with Al-Qaeda. As per Kolkata Police statement the arrested suspects are living in India without visa. They are trying to collect arms and ammunition from West Bengal to send it to their ..

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Reminiscences of 1962 India’s China War: Himalayan blunder or humiliation?

The author recounts in most vivid manner the shortcomings of Indo-China war of 1962 and emphasizes need to equip the army to meet any eventuality in the future...

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Air Force Chief highlights need for maintaining full operational preparedness with optimal utilization of resources

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa highlighted the need for maintaining full operational preparedness with optimal utilization of available resources and also urged every Air Warrior to exhibit immaculate discipline and unwavering integrity...

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Future armoured vehicles must be capable of operating on both northern and western borders: General Bipin Rawat

Future armoured vehicles should have the capability to operate on both northern and western borders. This was said by the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat while addressing a seminar named ‘Future Armoured Vehicles India 2017’ on Wednesday...

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ISRO and Railways join their hands to curb accidents at unmanned level crossings

Safety at unmanned level crossings is a cause of serious concern for railways. It is finding solutions for this issue and here it is, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is helping the Indian Railways use its satellite-based system to check accidents at unmanned railway crossings and track train movements on a real-time basis...

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Hunt ops, demonetization and NIA raids lead 90% drop in stone pelting in JK: DGP Vaid

Multiple factors including demonetization, NIA raids and action against top terrorist commanders were responsible for the change in the situation in the Jammu and Kashmir as there has been a 90 percent dip in incidents of stone-pelting in the valley. This was said by Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid on Sunday while talking to media. ..

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FIR filed against Farooq Abdullah over treason charges

The First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) President and former chief minister of valley Farooq Abdullah on Monday in Bettiah Nagar police station for his statement on Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK)...

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Book Review: “India’s Coastal Security, Challenges, Concerns & Way Ahead”

A comprehensive book by Brig. Hemant Mahajan on “India’s Coastal Security, Challenges, Concerns & Way Ahead” should be read by all, including the security forces, policymakers, corporate, security experts, technology providers, and much more. This book will generate informed discussion among all stakeholders for improving the coastal security further...

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Home Ministry forms CTCR, CIS divisions to deal with radicalization and cybercrime

With an aim to deal with emerging security challenges including radicalization and cybercrime, the central government has formed two new divisions named as the counter-terrorism and counter-radicalization (CTCR) division and cyber and information security (CIS)...

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BSF-Pakistan Rangers biannual talk concludes: India raises unprovoked cross border firing, infiltration issue

India has strongly taken up with Pakistan the issues of unprovoked cross border firing, smuggling of narcotics, infiltration attempts and defence construction activities...

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5 Pakistan boats seized by BSF in Gujarat

As per reports, Five Pakistani boats have been seized by the Border Security Force personnel today from Bhuj in Gujarat. Also, three Pakistani fishermen were apprehended from the vertical channel of 'Harami Nala' along the Indo-Pak border...

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Solution to stone pelting in Kashmir can't be achieved overnight; incidents decreased: Army Chief

The solution to stone pelting in Kashmir can't be achieved overnight, however, the incidents have come down to some extent. This was said by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday during a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi along with his family members to attend the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gorkha Rifles at 39 Gorkha Training Centre...

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India successfully test fired subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ off Odisha coast

Today India test-fired it’s indigenously designed and developed long range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from a test range at Chandipur along the Odisha coast. This subsonic missile has been designed by Defense Research and Development Organization...

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Centre’s interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma reaches Kashmir for peace talks

The central government’s interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Monday reached valley for a five-day visit. During this five day visit, Dineshwar Sharma who is a former chief of the Intelligence Bureau will hold talks with various stakeholders to bring peace and security in the valley...

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India-Bangladesh holds military combat exercise ‘Sampriti’ to counter terrorism

The Indian and the Bangladeshi army will take part in an intensive combat exercise at Indian's Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School in Mizoram...

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Amidst ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jay’ chants, Sitharaman took stock of army base in Arunachal Pradesh

In order to take stock of the defence preparedness Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the army posts and Air Force base in Eastern Frontier of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday. Addressing the troops at Kibithu, Defence Minister Sitharaman lauded their dedication to the service and their efforts in such a remote and inhospitable terrain...

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Newly launched Umroi’s training centre set to host its 1st joint exercise between India-Bangladesh

Indian Army and Bangladesh Army will take part in joint exercise (Exercise Sampriti 2017) at newly launched ‘Joint Training Warfare Centre’ at Umroi in Meghalaya. This newly launched training site will be hosting its first joint exercise between India and Bangladesh next week...

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Indo-Pakistan War 1947-48: A sage of sacrifice on the mantle of nation building

Indo-Pakistan War 1947-48: A sage of sacrifice on the mantle of nation building..

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Major milestone of Indian Air Force: Glide bomb successfully tested

Indian air force is on the way to become more powerful as indigenously developed lightweight Glide Bomb was successfully tested on Friday. The lightweight bomb was tested from Indian Air Force aircraft in the ranges at ITR, Chandipur, Odisha...

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Sharma hopeful but Hurriyat leaders adopt adamant posture, reject talk offer

Though ahead of his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the newly appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma exuded confidence about his intentions, the Hurriyat leaders willed otherwise...

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Like minded nations must come together to tackle emerging challenges in maritime domain: Raksha Mantri

Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman has pitched for the like minded nations to join hands to evolve and formulate collective responses to emerging challenges in the maritime domain. The Defense Minister said that the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) has progressively gained centre-stage largely due to the political impact of its regional dynamics on international geo-politics...

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Defense Ministry approves purchase of 111 helicopters for Indian Navy worth 21,738 Cr.

Mega project of purchasing 111 helicopters for Indian Navy has been approved by Defense ministry. This enormous decision of buying helicopters will cost Rs 21,738 Cr...

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For the first time, Indian Air Force heads to Israel for ‘EX BLUE FLAG-17’ drill

In order to strengthen military cooperation and develop the operational capability, Indian Air Force for the first time is set to participate in ‘EX BLUE FLAG-17’ exercise which is going to be conducted in Israel. A 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force left for Israel on Tuesday for exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’...

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MHA eases arms rules; domestic manufacturers to get licence for lifetime

Prime Minister Modi led central government has taken many game-changing decisions to boost domestic products, domestic manufacturers and domestic companies whether a big or small for each and every sector. Notably, keeping the agenda on a top to boost domestic manufacture of arms and ammunition as part of the government’s “Make in India” initiative, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday announced that hat it has decided to liberalize arms rules...

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Indian Army does not target citizens, DGMO tells Pakistan

Indian Army does not target innocent citizens and always maintains impeccable standards of professionalism, clarified Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen A K Bhatt to his Pakistani counterpart...

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No Chinese troops deployed, status quo prevails at Doklam face-off site: MEA clarifies

India has reiterated that there is no new development at the face-off site at Doklam and its vicinity since disengagement of August 28th. Government said that the status quo prevails in Doklam and any suggestion to the contrary is incorrect...

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Russia-India joint exercise Indra-2017 entered final phase focusing on anti-terrorist synergy

The first ever tri-service joint exercise between India and Russia, Indra-2017 entered final phase on Friday. The main concentration of the Task Force was on the mechanism to counter terror attack. Major General ND Prasad, the Task Force Commander of the Indian contingent expressed his happiness at the professional synergy displayed during the entire exercise...

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MoS Defense says true self-reliance in Defense; will flow out of fully home-grown technology

Dr. Subhash Bhamre, state Defense minister, inaugurated a seminar on Solutions to Problem Statements with a theme ‘Indigenous Technological Empowerment of the Indian Army’. On this occasion he said that each and every sector should have a primary concern for indigenization likewise it is important for the defence sector of the nation as it leads to self-reliance which is critical to national security...

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Army’s counter-terrorism operation in Kashmir not to be affected by sustained dialogue: General Bipin Rawat

The forces are considering the use of advanced Electronic Warfare Systems to keep a strong eye on adversaries on western, northern borders and government’s policy of holding a "sustained dialogue" with all stakeholder in Valley to bring peace will not affect army operations. This was said by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday...

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Social media trends and data will be analyzed by CISF; vital assets will be monitored with the help of data

he Social media trends and data will be analyzed for the first time by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) while monitoring security. The important assets of the Country such as airports, nuclear and aerospace installation will be under scrutiny and monitored with the help of these data...

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For strengthening security and defense co-operation, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend ADMM-Plus meeting in Philippines

To attend the Southeast Asian Defense Minister’s meeting Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman is on her first foreign visit to the Philippines for three days from Monday. ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM)-Plus meeting is held for discussing the ways to boost the defense and security co-operation...

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BSF arrests Pakistani intruder in Suchetgarh sector of Kashmir

Infiltration of terrorists from Pakistani side is very common these days. Few of the infiltrators cross the border by mistake and many others cross to carry out cowardice act in the Indian territory. Notably, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday arrested a Pakistani intruder on the International Border in Suchetgarh sector of RS Pura tehsil in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Neighbours understand that India is no more weak, says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India's borders are now completely safe and that China has begun to understand that India isn't weak anymore. Addressing people at a community organised programme in his Lok Sabha constituency, hit out at Pakistan for sending terrorists to India...

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Looking at Rohingya Muslims’ plight through humanitarian angle

The author takes a look at the problem of not only the Rohingya Muslims but also a host of other refugees groups and granting them refugee status in India through a humanitarian angle ..

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Shocking! JK police nabs two constables for supplying ammunition to Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit

Security forces have got major success in curbing terrorism since two years across the country and especially in Jammu and Kashmir. But still, there was some leak due to which terrorists were able to target Indian troops easily due to which many jawans are martyred till now. Shockingly, Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two police constables who were allegedly supplying ammunition to terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen...

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Previous government neglected reports on Rohingya Muslims: Indresh Kumar

Welcoming the stand taken by the Narendra Modi government on the issue of Rohingya Muslims, Indresh Kumer, senior member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Patron of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) alleged that previous government did not give sufficient importance to the reports and intelligence inputs on Rohingya Muslims...

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IAF prepared to fight at short notice if need arises, says Air Chief Marshal on #AirForceDay

The Air Force Chief paid tribute to the Marshal of the force Arjan Singh who passed away recently. He also paid tributes to five IAF crew members and two Army personnel who died in the line of duty on Friday in a chopper crash in Arunachal Pradesh. Our Correspondent reports, a scintillating air display by various aircrafts was the hallmark of the Air Force Day Parade...

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Security tightened along Indo-Bangla border to stop Rohingya influx

Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) K K Sharma said the force has stepped up vigil in the Indo-Bangla border and 140 vulnerable border out-posts of the force are being strengthened where Rohingyas could enter India...

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MEA refutes media reports on Chinese activity in Doklam

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has issued a statement denying report of renewed road widening activity by the Chinese forces in Doklam area along the Indo-Bhutan border...

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Dr Bhamre commends alertness of all the troops deployed along the LOC

Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre commended the alertness of all the troops deployed along the LOC and appreciated their efforts in foiling the nefarious designs of inimical forces and stressed upon the need to maintain a high degree of vigil. The two-day visit of RRM Dr Subhash Bhamre to Jammu region concluded on Thursday. Bhamre visited the forward areas of Poonch, Pir Bhadreshwar and Buchhamandi...

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Stop acts of aggression in the Kashmir Valley; BSF DG warns Pakistan

The Directorate General (DG) of BSF KK Sharma warned Pakistan asking the latter to stop its acts of aggression in the Valley. Pakistani troops opened fire from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district...

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RRM Subhash Bhamre on two days Jammu visit to discuss security situations and operational dynamics

Raksha Rajya Mantri (RRM), Dr. Subhash Bhamre visited Jammu Region on 4th October. He is on a two-day visit for discussing the prevailing security situation and operational dynamics of the Corps. He arrived at the White Knight Corps Headquarters at Nagrota on Wednesday and also visited Rajouri and Poonch sector...

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India summons Pakistan envoy over death of 3 children in ceasefire violation

India today summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner, Syed Haider Shah and lodged a strong protest over the death of three Indian children in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan forces in the Poonch sector...

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India opens two border checkposts to stop illegal immigration, smuggling

India has opened two immigration check posts along the border with Myanmar and Bangladesh. The check posts could handle the influx of Rohingya from Bangladesh and Myanmar...

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Sitharaman celebrates Dusserah with soldiers at forward locations on border

While the entire country was busy in celebrating the festival of Vijayadashami in its traditional fervour, Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Defence Minister, spent her festive day with the jawans at forward locations in Siachen and Ladakh region...

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Rohingya Muslims will definitely be a threat to national security and integrity : Dr Mohan Bhagwat

Sounding a warning bell on the issue giving shelter to Rohingya Muslims in India, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat said that the illegal migrants from Myanmar will definitely be a threat to national security...

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Indo-US Army exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2017’ concludes after achieving all joint training objectives

The two-week 13th Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 with an aim to get jointly trained, plan and execute a series of well-developed operations for neutralization of threats of varied nature concluded on Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), Washington, USA...

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BSF deports four Rohingya Muslims from Tripura

Acting in compliance with the government’s resolve to deport the Rohingya Muslims who had sneaked into India sans valid papers, the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel recently pushed back four Rohingya Muslims trying to cross over an unfenced stretch of border this north eastern state of Tripura shares with Bangladesh...

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Stop exporting terror or face another surgical strikes: Gen Rawat to Pakistan

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat issued a stern warning to Pakistan to desist from encouraging cross-border terrorism failing which India could resort to another ‘surgical strike’...

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If terrorists infiltrate, we will receive and dispatch them two-and-a-half feet below the ground: Army Chief

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Monday said that the terrorists will keep coming because the terror camps are still operational across the LoC. Even we are ready. We will keep receiving those infiltrators to dispatch them two-and-a-half feet below the ground. ..

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India-Pakistan holds DGMO level meet to backdrop tense at LoC

In an attempt to de-escalate the recent tension along the Line of Control (LoC), Indian and Pakistani Armies held a DGMO level meeting in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday...

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New intelligence wing set-up for ‘Sashastra Seema Bal’ to strengthen border security

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal, SSB, and Welfare and Rehabilitation Board App, WARB, Yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Singh said, SSB officials should check authenticity of messages which are being spread on the social media regarding security or intelligence alerts...

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The Rohingyas and the dilemma of Indian seculars

The Modi Government has made it clear time and again that it would not tolerate illegal presence of large number of such people on their lands. The government also said that the presence of Rohingya Muslims in such a large number may pose a threat to national security and as such the government would deport all these illegally entered Rohingya Muslims to their original land...

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Centre firm on #DeportRohingyas : Affidavit in SC spells 5 solid reasons

Refugees, migrants remain the biggest problem of the whole world as it damages the economy and poses threat to the sovereignty of the country. The Central government in its affidavit submitted to Supreme Court has clearly stated that Rohingyas poses threat to the country. The five points highlighted in Central government’s affidavit are as follows:..

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India successfully test-fired Indigenous air-to-air missile “Astra”

The Defence Ministry has successfully completed the final development flight trials of 'Astra' Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM). The 4-day trials were conducted over the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha...

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New Delhi slams OIC at UNHRC; says no locus standi on India’s internal affairs

Strongly rejecting the claim of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at United Nations Human Rights Council, India on Friday slammed OIC and said that it contains factually incorrect and misleading references to the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir...

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Soul of the Indian Defence and valiant hero of 1965, Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

The guiding man and the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh passed away at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital on Saturday evening, hours after he was admitted there following a cardiac arrest. He was 98. ..

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Indo-US Armies commence massive Joint Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ for neutralization of threats of varied nature

The two-week 13th Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 commenced on Saturday with an impressive opening ceremony at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington. The two armies will jointly train, plan and execute a series of well-developed operations for neutralization of threats of varied nature...

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Country fully geared for any untoward situation assures Nirmala

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the country is fully geared to combat any untoward situation. In response to questions on the Doklam stand-off and repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, she said that defence forces are monitoring every situation very closely...

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Shameless Pakistan resorts to ceasefire in J&K again; 5 people injured

Pakistan has resorted to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir in Pargwal area of Akhnoor sector and Degwar area of Poonch district. Indian Army is retaliating to the firing. Incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan have increased this year...

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Kashmir will become heaven; no power in world can stop this from happening: Rajnath Singh

Kashmir will become heaven again and no power in the world can stop this from happening. This was said by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday during his interaction with police officials in south Kashmir's Anantnag district today on the second day of his 4-day visit to the valley...

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Armoury of Indian security forces gets major boost as DRDO test fires Anti-tank Guided Missile ‘Nag’

India has achieved a major milestone in strengthening its defence system after the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test-fired Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM) 'Nag' in a desert in the western sector of Rajasthan. The missile can hit a target of up to seven kilometers...

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Indo-US Armies to conduct Joint Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ for neutralization of threats of varied nature

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NIA arrests separatist Leader Yasin Malik

National Investigation Agency today arrested the separatist leader Yasin Malik who is associated with Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front. Malik, who is under the scanner of NIA for his alleged involvement in money laundering and terror funding. According to media report, Malik was arrested from his Abi Guzar office and then moved to the Central Jail. He will remain behind the bars until September 11...

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Doklam Crisis Is Over: What Next?

Henceforth, Indian Strategy to counter China should move beyond upsetting it in small face offs like Doklam. It requires a spread over decades with Clearly Defined Requirements for every Passing Year. And this has to be in addition of improving our Military Infrastructure of Roads, Railways, Advance Landing Grounds, Helipads, and Bridges along LAC...

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Home Minister claims considerable decline in Left Wing Extremism incidents

As compared to data of 2010, 2016 reflected a decline of 53% in number of violent incidents and 72% in resultant deaths and the trend continued in 2017, the Home Minister added...

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After 18 months, India-Pakistan holds flag meet to backdrop tense at LoC

In an attempt to de-escalate the recent tension along the Line of Control (LoC), Indian and Pakistani Armies held a flag meeting in Jammu and Kashmir. Both sides agreed to institute mechanisms to ensure durable peace and tranquility along the border...

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Our Security Forces capable of safeguarding our borders; India has no expansionist designs: Rajnath

Addressing a grand Pipping Ceremony of the ITBP here today, the Union Home Minister said we want friendly relations with all neigbhours. He said it was with this intention, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited leaders of all neighbouring countries for the swearing in ceremony of his Government. Quoting former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Rajnath Singh said that we can change friends, but not neighbours...

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Army to enhance strike capability of T-90 main battle tanks

The Indian Army is toying with an idea to further enhance the strike capability of T-90 main battle tanks by providing a third generation missile system...

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Alert BSF seizes abandoned Pakistani boat from Harami Nala in Kutch of Gujarat

The threat of terrorism, a terror attack is been increasing day by day in India but security forces are keeping a close watch on all the borders. The Border Security Force (BSF) acting tough on each and every suspicious activity in the border and sea seized a Pakistani fishing boat from Harami Nala area of Kutch district...

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Complete sealing of Indo-Bangla border will stop illegal movements from across the border: Assam CM

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed to instantly intensify and develop the porous areas of Indo-Bangla border. CM Sonowal asked the National Buildings Construction Corporation (India) Limited (NBCC) and Central Public Works Department (CPWD) to immediately take up work on the 48.11 km porous areas of Indo-Bangla border on a war footing...

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Amid Doklam tension; Army, Navy and Air Force reviewed security preparedness at Sino-India border

After deploying more troops along the China border last week, Chiefs of Staff Committee comprising chiefs of the Army, Navy and Indian Air Force has reviewed the security preparedness of the three services along the Sino-India border...

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India approves purchase of six Apache helicopters to strengthen Army's capability of combat operations

Boost in defence sector is very important for India as it is emerging as the world power. Therefore, India has approved the purchase of six Boeing company made Apache AH-64E multi-role attack helicopters valued at Rs4,168 crore for the army...

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India, Russia to hold tri-military drill ‘Indra’ from October 19

In a first, India and Russia have decided to hold mega war games in October involving armies, navies and the air forces of the two nations. The exercise, scheduled from October 19 to 29, will focus on achieving coordination between forces of both the nations...

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Jammu and Kashmir: On Independence Day resolve to support selfless soldiers

As India celebrates her 70th year of independence, there are homes across the country which will be grieving the loss of their brave sons who have made the supreme sacrifice in order to ensure that their fellow citizens get the opportunity to celebrate their independence with their heads held high...

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NIA files charge sheet against IS member for waging war against State

he National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed charge sheet against a man linked to terror outfit Islamic State (IS) for allegedly trying to wage a war against the state and planning to eliminate judges, political leaders and police officers in Kerala...

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#SikkimStandoff : India deployed more troops along China border after flag meeting remain inconclusive

India has deployed more troops along the China border in Sikkim, Arunachal, following heightened tensions between both nations over the Doklam standoff. As per reports, senior government officials said that the caution level amongst troops has also been raised...

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India slams Pakistan over unprovoked ceasefire violation along LoC

India summoned a Pakistan High Commission official yesterday and issued a demarche over the death of an Indian soldier in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector on Tuesday. The External Affairs Ministry called Pakistan Counsellor Tariq Karim over the incident...

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Top Army Commanders jointly reviews security situation in South Kashmir

With an aim to review security system in the valley, Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D Anbu along with Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu visited South Kashmir. Both the top ranked commander was briefed on all aspects of security and operational preparedness in Kashmir...

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Will Sino-Indian war break out on Doklam issue ?

India and China have rival claims to 90,000 sq km in Arunachal Pradesh in the East and 38,000 sq km in Aksai Chin in the West. China can undertake incursion anywhere along this disputed territory and thereby trigger a war. But China always chooses the place where it wants to extend its claim keeping in mind the strategic importance of the place...

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Rajnath Singh discussed major obstacles to development of Border infrastructure in review meeting of Border area projects

Border development area projects are very crucial for National security. To review total scenario of the Border area, a meeting was held on Monday by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. In the meeting, Home Minister directed that the ongoing Border projects should be completed on priority and in a time-bound manner...

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Shabir Shah's aide held, UP ATS nab Bangla terrorist

The Enforcement Directorate on August 6 arrested Aslam Wani, a close aide of separatist leader Shabir Shah in a money laundering case. Official sources said, Wani was nabbed from Srinagar with the help of Jammu and Kashmir police. He will be brought to Delhi for interrogation...

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16000 Kashmiri youth to be recruited in Armed Forces for elimination of terrorism, naxalism

With an aim to curb terrorism, naxalism from the country and as well as to create more employment in Jammu and Kashmir the central government has approved to recruit 16000 Kashmiri youth into armed forces. Notably, the information was given by Minister of Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Friday...

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After J&K, special security team to target Maoist leaders soon: Rajnath Singh

The Centre has decided to deploy special teams of security personnel to take down top Maoist leaders. The plan of forming dedicated team was adopted after a similar move to target top militants in Jammu and Kashmir showed positive results...

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Indian Army has domination on LoC though Pakistan has increased attempts of infiltration: Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley while giving a reply to a question asked in Lok Sabha said that Pakistan has increased attempts to push terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir through the border but appropriate retaliation is given by Indian security forces and there is a high number of casualties on their side...

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Beware enemies! DRDO develops 1st unmanned tank 'Muntra' to fight in extreme conditions

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has for the 1st time, developed an unmanned tank named 'Muntra'. It was developed by DRDO subsidiary Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment in Avadi...

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NIA declares Controversial Zakir Naik a proclaimed offender

Controversial Islamic Scholar Zakir Naik who is accused of spreading hatred through provocative speeches along with charges of financial irregularities has been declared a proclaimed offender by National Investigation Agency. In this connection, the apex agency has initiated the process for attachment of Zakir Naik's property...

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NSA Ajit Doval meets Chinese counterpart, discusses major problems

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi met on the sidelines of the BRICS meeting on Thursday. Both special representatives of the India-China border mechanism talked on what Beijing called major problems and regional issues. Doval, along with other heads of the delegations, will also call on Chinese President Xi Jinping today evening...

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India-China committed to find amicable resolution over Doklam issue; Gen VK Singh at Parliament

India is committed to find an amicable resolution to the standoff in Doklam tri-junction acceptable to the concerned countries, said Minister of State for External Affairs, Gen VK Singh today. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Singh said, New Delhi is engaged with Beijing through diplomatic channels to maintain peace and tranquility in accordance with various bilateral agreements, MoUs, protocols and joint statements...

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Reliance Defence launches two ships ‘Shachi and Shruti’ for Navy

The Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd (RDEL) on Tuesday launched two offshore patrol vessels Shachi and Shruti for the Indian Navy. This is the 1st patrol vessels constructed by a private shipyard in India. The Navy said the vessels are armed with 76mm Super Rapid Gun Mount and two 30mm AK-630M guns. They will be pressed into surveillance, anti-piracy, fleet support and coastal security missions...

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Russia indicates closer ties with Iraq in defense sector

After Putin got re-elected Russia started concentrating on defense sector, especially international co-operation in the sector. Russia and Iraq had a history of close relation. Now Iraq wants closer military ties with Russia. During Russia visit of Iraq’s vice president Nouri al-Maliki, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the issue of supplying Russian T-90 tanks delivery to Iraq...

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The Kargil War: How courage prevailed upon cowardly duplicity

Eighteen years have elapsed since the fateful day, 26 July 1999, when India emerged victorious in the Kargil war. The ignominious designs of a belligerent neighbour (Pakistan) to violate the territorial integrity of the nation were thwarted by a military action that has no parallel in the annals of military history...

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Armed forces sufficiently equipped: Jaitely

Contesting the observation of the CAG, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley affirmed that Indian defence forces are “reasonably and sufficiently equipped” to face any eventuality in defending sovereignty of our nation...

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Pakistani troops targeted schools, innocent students; stooped so low: Indian Army  

The vice chief of the Army staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for targeting schools and innocent children near the Line of Control (LoC) and said they have stooped so low...

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Pakistani drug peddler intruded illegally arrested from Tamil Nadu

A 60-year old Pakistani national, who had entered India illegally, is arrested. Identified as Mohammed Yunus from Karachi, was found selling drugs; also was staying in a lodge in the coastal district of Ramanathapuram without a passport and other travel documents...

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Arun Jaitley praises armed forces at inaugural function of Sainik Rest House

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated the Sainik Rest House in New Delhi and the Armed Forces for the upkeep of the facilities which have been created for such purpose. Notably, it is the 315th Rest House of the Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB), which is built at a cost of around 8 crores...

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The Kargil War: How courage prevailed upon cowardly duplicity

The result for this hapless body of troops was an ignominious death under conditions of great deprivation and humiliation. Even after denigrating their loyal troops in such a dastardly manner, Pakistan declined to receive the bodies of its regular soldiers from the Indian side. The country took eleven years to acknowledge that it lost soldiers in the conflict. In November 2010, it listed on its official website, the names of 453 soldiers and officers as killed in the operation. The actual figure, ..

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Pakistani drug peddler intruded illegally arrested from Tamil Nadu

A 60-year old Pakistani national, who had entered India illegally, is arrested. Identified as Mohammed Yunus from Karachi, was found selling drugs; also was staying in a lodge in the coastal district of Ramanathapuram without a passport and other travel documents...

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The Kargil War: How courage prevailed upon cowardly duplicity

Eighteen years have elapsed since the fateful day, 26 July 1999, when India emerged victorious in the Kargil war. The ignominious designs of a belligerent neighbour (Pakistan) to violate the territorial integrity of the nation were thwarted by a military action that has no parallel in the annals of military history...

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Arun Jaitley praises armed forces at inaugural function of Sainik Rest House

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated the Sainik Rest House in New Delhi and the Armed Forces for the upkeep of the facilities which have been created for such purpose. Notably, it is the 315th Rest House of the Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB), which is built at a cost of around 8 crores...

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Russia shows its interest to sell new generation MiG-35 Fighter Jet to India

Russia and India share a constructive relationship in the defense sector. The technological expertise of Russia putting more money in defense production since Putin got reelected. Russia has shown interest to sell its new fighter jet MiG-35 India. The MiG Corporation’s chief has also said that India has revealed an interest in the aircraft...

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Egyptian President Sisi opens “biggest military base” in the region

Mohammed Naguib military base which has been opened in Egypt on Saturday is reported as the biggest in the Middle East and Africa. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi launched the base in a huge ceremony. The base has been launched to protect facilities and projects in coastal cities. The base is named after Egypt’s first President...

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Jammu-Kashmir police detains separatist Yasin Malik

The Pro-Pak face, separatist and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday after he tried to march towards the UN office in Sonwar as part of the joint resistance programme...

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Russian-Chinese naval exercises starts in Baltic Sea

The Russia China unity in defense scares many powerful countries in the world. Fuelling the campaign against “Russian aggression”, the joint Russian-Chinese naval exercises named “Maritime Cooperation-2017" has started on Friday in the Baltic Sea. This is the first time China is participating in any exercise in Baltic Sea. Russian is the official language of this military exercise...

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#CeasefireViolations: India slams Pakistan for targeting civilians in J&K

The Director General of Military Operations, DGMO Lt Gen A K Bhatt spoke to his Pakistani counterpart last evening and informed him about unprovoked and co-ordinated ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops on Indian civilians living along the Line of Control...

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India well equipped to handle Chinese incursion, World stands with us: Swaraj in RS

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, while speaking in Rajya Sabha, said that India is well equipped to handle China’s interference at Doklam Plateau. She added that China was trying to pose a threat by changing the status quo at the Bhutan tri-junction at Batang La, despite a 2012 agreement between India and China...

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India, Russia to finalize the deal of developing 5th generation fighter aircraft in “nearest future”

India, Russia have 70 years of diplomatic relation where defense plays an important role. The plan of joint development of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft has been pending since a long time as it is a multi-billion dollar project. Giving a positive indication, a top Russian official has said it will be finalized in the “nearest future”...

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Now All-women India Reserve Battalion will counter gender based violence in Kashmir

With an aim to address the issues relating to gender based violence faced by Women in the valley, the government of India had approved raising of 5 India Reserve Battalions for Jammu and Kashmir police. This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today...

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95 terrorists eliminated; stone pelting incidents in Kashmir goes down: MHA

As soon as Prime Minister Modi led government came into power, militants not only in Jammu and Kashmir but in all parts of India are being hunted down as they possess a great threat to the integrity of our country. Mainly, the law and order in the valley have improved as the militants are eliminated heavily. Notably, 95 terrorists have been eliminated till July 9, 2017, while there is a gradual drop in terror attacks in the state this year...

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Japan PM Abe reveals the plan to host 1st meeting of world maritime security leaders

Stability in water areas is now a very important issue for Japan. To ensure stability at sea, cooperation is indeed needed. To discuss such issues, Japan will host a meeting among heads and other senior officials of maritime security organizations from around the world. The meeting which is planned to be held in September will be the first of its kind...

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Indo-Russian joint venture for Kamov Choppers registered in India

The Indo-Russian cooperation in defense sector goes one step further with a new deal. Joint venture to produce the Kamov military helicopters under a USD 1 billion deal has been registered in India. The co-production will be emphasized. A senior official of the Russian defense major Rostec has told about the deal...

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With #Malabar2017, ‘Concert’ of India-US-Japan Naval Power successfully concluded

While Malabar-2017 Naval Exercise concluded on Monday, Bay of Bengal witnessed the ‘Concert’ of India-US-Japan maritime power and coordination amongst three superpower nations. Malabar-17 is the “largest maritime exercise ever conducted in the vast Indian Ocean.”..

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Grand Salute to CRPF; Acted as first responder in evacuation of Amarnath Yatris

At least 17 Amarnath Yatris were killed and over 30 others were injured after the bus carrying pilgrims skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district on Sunday. However, after this unfortunate accident, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) acted as the first responder in evacuating yatris...

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Iran, Russia held joint naval drills in the Caspian Sea

A naval convoy from Russia which was onboard has been in Iran since Wednesday. On Saturday carried out a joint naval exercise along with an Iranian flotilla in the Caspian Sea. Saturday was the last day of its presence in the Caspian Sea. The fifth naval fleet of the Russian Navy anchored at Bandar Anzali port of Iran on Thursday. Iranian military vessels, including Peykan-class watercraft, joined the drill...

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#Malabar2017 : When US bomber Fly Pass over South China Sea

India is hosting Malabar Naval exercise with the US and other navies. This year’s Malabar-17 exercise is significant as India-US- Japan, all three participants have sent carriers to participate in it. USS Nimitz Super Carrier from US 7th fleet; India’s INS Vikramaditya and Japan’s JS Izumo helicopter destroyer. Though Izumo is helicopter carrier, it can handle short-take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) versions of fighter jets on it. This is an analysis of A2/AD and ASW Perspective..

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CM Mehbooba Mufti meets Rajnath Singh to discuss Valley situation

Expressing her gratitude towards central government Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said, "I am thankful to all for standing by our side at the time of such crisis.” The chief minister today called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh where she briefed home minister about the recent development in the state. During the meeting that lasted about half-an-hour, the chief minister apprised the home minister about the steps taken by the various agencies to maintain peace in the Kashmir Valley...

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India-China standoff: All party meet today; Rajnath and Sushma to brief opposition leaders

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has called for an all party meet on Friday in the wake of India-China standoff in Sikkim. The meeting comes on the close heels of China demanding India to withdraw its troops from Doklam for any further dialogue over the issue...

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NSA Ajit Doval to visit China for BRICS NSA Summit

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is all set to visit the China for the upcoming BRICS NSA Summit. The meeting of National Security Advisors of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa is scheduled for July 27-28 in Beijing...

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India rejects China's offer over Kashmir issue

Rejecting China’s offer on the issue of Kashmir Ministry of External Affairs today said that India does not want any third Party intervention over the Kashmir issue and further mentioned that India will resolve the contentious issue through its bilateral framework. The remarks came in response to China's offer saying that it is ready to play a constructive role in improving ties between both the nation...

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Security forces will give a befitting reply to attackers : MOS Home Hansraj  Ahir

Expressing satisfaction over the security arguments in the state of Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said that security forces are fully prepared for handling any worst situation. Responding to the spontaneous reactions from fellow citizens Hansraj Ahir assured that armed forces are preparing to give a befitting reply to those behind the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims and no one would be spared for this heinous act...

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Subramanian Swamy demands Presidential rule in Jammu and Kashmir

Venting his anger over the horrifying terror attack of Amarnath Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy has asked Modi government to impose the Presidential rule through the Governor in the state of Jammu and Kashmir...

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INS Vikramaditya, Nimitz and JS Izumo commences ‘Malabar 2017’ in Bay of Bengal

Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States epitomise the strong and resilient relationship between the three democracies. The 21st edition of the exercise, MALABAR-17 will be conducted in the Bay of Bengal starting from Today to 17th July 2017...

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Modernisation projects worth Rs 2400 Cr approved for Army’s armoured vehicles

The Ministry of Defence on Saturday approved Rs 2,800 crores worth of modernisation projects for the Army. The projects include equipping infantry's armoured fighting vehicles with night fighting capabilities. The modernisation of the armoured vehicles will enhance their overall performance besides enabling them to fully operate at night...

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Indian Army retaliates heavily to Pak ceasefire violations; kills 7 including 2 Pakistani troops

India will stick to “Tit For Tat” policy against dual faced Pakistan. A clear message for the Pakistani government, troops and others as if you kill Indians cowardly, then Indian forces will hunt you heavily. A day after an army jawan and his wife were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, the Indian Army on Sunday retaliated heavily, killing seven, including two Pakistani troops and destroyed mess of the Pakistan’s 24 Frontier unit...

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Patriotism on top: Record 71,039 candidate from Gujarat registers for Army recruitment drive

The Army Recruitment Rally which is being held in Anand district of Gujarat has attracted a record-breaking number of online registrations as young aspirant wants to serve their country. Notably, a record number of 71,039 candidates registered online for the recruitment drive for different categories in the Army, making it the highest turnout so far in the state...

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INS Vikramaditya, Nimitz and JS Izumo to combat drill ‘Malabar 2017’ in Bay of Bengal today

Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States will participate in the 10 day long Malabar exercise beginning today. The exercise will feature both ashore and at-sea training. Malabar 2017 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises that has grown in scope and complexity over the years to address the variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific area. India's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, Japan's largest warship JS Izumo and super-carrier ..

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For the preparation of INDRA 2017, Indian Delegation Visits Russia’s Polygon

Russia and India holds a long-lasting relation in the defense field. Since 2003, the countries exercise bi-annual military exercise called INDRA. But INDRA 2017 is different in nature because of the first tri-Services exercises. Both the countries are now preparing for INDRA. The Indian delegation has visited the polygon of Russia’s Pacific Fleet Sergeevsky as part of this preparation...

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MoU between Department of Defense Production and MDL targets Rs 4,500 crore revenue

A country needs a profitable, technically improved Defense Sector for its development. Like other rapidly growing economies, India is also now aiming for an integrated development. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd which is under the Department of Defence Production signed a deal with the Defence Ministry. The company has set the revenue target at Rs 4,500 crore...

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Come, Lets Salute - Support a Martyr’s Family via ‘Bharat ke Veer’

Everyone who joins Indian security forces protects us, our family and our country throughout their life. They dedicate their whole life and even die for the country. But in return what we give them- call them Martyr, condemn their killing, mourning that’s it, not more than this. Do you think the security personnel who die protecting us deserves only this much, his/her family deserves only this much? NO.. THEY DESERVE MORE. Likewise, they protect us and our family we also must protect their family. ..

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Indian-Thai army to exercise military drill for neutralization of terrorism from July 3 in Himachal

The 15-day long joint military training exercise between the Indian and Thai army will begin from July 3 in Himachal Pradesh to jointly plan and execute a series of drills for the neutralization of likely threats that may be encountered in counter-terrorism environment...

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US to help Indian security forces with latest resources, technology to support security in region

Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the United States is one of the successful visits of this year in terms of productivity. The United States and India are working on the bilateral basis in many fields including trade, energy, infrastructure, defence etc. But during PM Modi’s visit, United States vowed to support Indian security forces by availing latest resources and technology it needs to protect the Indian people and support security in the region...

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J&K police arrests Geelani’s close associates over alleged terror-funding case

Indian security forces continue to take stringent against all anti-national elements with an agenda to break the nexus of terror funding which created unrest, terrorism in the valley. Notably, the state police have put three Hurriyat leaders including Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Shah and Mehraj ud Din Kalwal under preventive detention ahead of their pre-planned protest in Valley. ..

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U.S. to approve the sale of predator drones to India which will help in monitoring Indian Ocean

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to United States of America, President Donald Trump tries to cut military based deals with India in prior. Recently, Trump’s administration wants to see a Westinghouse nuclear reactor deal with India to move forward. The deal has been postponed from years after a nuclear accident took place. However, after striking this deal, U.S has also approved of the sale of naval variant of the Predator drone...

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While on 6-day goodwill tour, Mexican Navy Ship ARM Cuauhtemoc arrives in Mumbai after 15 years

On Wednesday the Mexican Navy Ship ARM Cuauhtemoc arrived in Mumbai after 15 years, which is on six-day goodwill trip. Mexican Navy Ship ARM Cuauhtemoc was welcomed by the Indian Navy with traditional fanfare...

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Aiming for ‘self-reliance’ in Shipbuilding- Indian Navy gets 1st high-tech Floating Dock (FDN-2)

To enhance the technical repair infrastructure for ships, Indian Navy gets its first indigenously built high-tech Floating Dock (FDN-2), which is specifically designed by Larsen and Toubro, during the ceremony at Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) Shipyard at Kattupalli...

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'Indian army believe very strongly in human rights': Army Chief

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, responding to queries related to questioning of children pelting stones, said that Army believes very strongly in human rights. "Some misinformation is being spread among people of Jammu and Kashmir and possibly compelling some of the younger generations to pick up arms," he added...

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India-Australia naval exercise ‘AUSINDEX’ kicks off to develop mutual cooperation

Indian warships began a week-long naval ‘AUSINDEX’ exercise off the coast of Western Australia. Three Indian naval vessels have arrived in Fremantle ahead of a bilateral exercise with Royal Australian Navy assets...

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Major boost to Indian security forces armoury; DRDO test fires Anti-tank Guided Missile ‘Nag’

India is strengthening its defence system gradually and is slowly turning into one of the most powerful countries in the world. However, Indian security forces got a major boost in their armoury after Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday successfully test-fired Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM) 'Nag' in a desert in the western sector of Rajasthan...

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‘DRDO’ booklet released, contributing key achievement of Defence

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday released a booklet on the contribution of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to the Indian Armed and paramilitary forces. The Indian Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces had been accepted and inducted a number of DRDO developed weapon systems, platforms, dual use equipment. ..

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Admiral Sunil Lamba in Israel ahead of PM’s historic maiden visit

Admiral Sunil Lamba, Indian Chief of Naval Staff flew in to Israel weeks before the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled historic visit to this country next month...

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NIA questions Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah in terror fund probe

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has boosted its efforts and probe against all the separatists and anti national elements to curb the terrorism in Kashmir and therefore one by one all the leaders who speak on behalf of Pakistan is on the radar of agency. Notably, NIA on Monday again questioned Altaf Ahmed Shah, son-in-law of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, in connection with its probe into the funding of terror and subversive activities in Kashmir. ..

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INS Sahyadri makes port call for four days at Papua New Guinea

To highlight India’s peaceful presence and solidarity with friendly and harmonious countries towards ensuring good order in the maritime domain in addition to strengthen existing bonds between Papua New Guinea and India, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sahyadri is on an overseas deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean...

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Agonizing crashes of Sukhoi 30 Mark I Fighter Aircraft

The aircraft crashes of IAF have shown a declining trend over the last three years. From a high of 30 in 2011-12, they declined to six in 2012-13 and an equal number in 2015–16. ..

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Japan wants to expand the sharing of defense equipment with South East Asia

Japan once became the victim of the nuclear attack. Since then they hesitated to make arm deal with any country. Recently japan’s lower house passed the nuclear deal of Japan and India. According to local news report, Japan is seeking to increase its sales of military equipment to Southeast Asian nations. Japan is facing tension in political relation with North Korea and China. Hence it wants to expand its arms deals with South East Asian nations. ..

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Army: A favorite political punching bag

We need to remember the Army is performing a very difficult task; they have been doing it with aplomb for years. Many soldiers have died and many maimed. The Army does not comprise aliens; they are own boys. They deserve and need our support and not our condemnation. Those unwilling to pat their backs should at least stop pummeling them. It does no good to keep picking at our healthiest tooth...

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Drastic action will be taken against Pakistan for frequent LoC crossing: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that a drastic action against Pakistan will be taken by India for repetitive crossing the Line of Control violations. He also added that the security of the newly opened Dr Bhupen Hazarika Setu at Dhola-Sadiya will be beefed up...

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Kashmir youth being instigated through campaign of misinformation on social media: Gen Bipin Rawat

After attending the passing out parade held at Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, army chief General Bipin Rawat while answering a question on the ongoing unrest in Kashmir claimed that the youth in the valley are being instigated through a campaign of misinformation on social media. General Bipin Rawat asked the newly commissioned officers to remain prepared to face the traditional and nontraditional security challenges in the country...

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India installs 647-km of floodlights along borders of Pakistan, Bangladesh for better infrastructure

For a secured country, a secured border is mandatory. Along the borders of Pakistan and Bangladesh, infiltration of terrorists and immigrants is a major problem. Terrorist infiltration can bring threat to total internal security whereas illegal immigration pressurizes the socio-economic stability of the country. To prevent such inconvenience, the Government has installed 647-km of floodlights and fence along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders within a year. ..

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Chinese choppers enter Indian borders for the 4th time again in Uttarakhand

A Chinese chopper has yet again entered the Indian borders in Barahoti area of Chamoli district along the India-china border in Uttarakhand. ndian Air Force (IAF) has launched a probe to ascertain the details...

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Now ‘Mardaani’ on Battlefield as Indian Army set to allow Women in ‘Combat Roles’

Fierce examples set in the History of India- Rani Lakshmi Bai, Jhaansi ki Raani, Savitribai Phule and much more – were ‘Women’. Courage was the epitome they wore and fought for the welfare of Nation. Today in this 21st Century, women have achieved more and for them even now Sky is the limit! Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said “Indian Army to shatter the glass ceiling and allow women in combat roles”...

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All women crew sailboat INSV ‘Tarini’ to promote spirit of adventure and friendship in Mauritius

With an aims to promote a spirit of adventure and friendship amongst the young Naval personnel in the years ahead. As part efforts by the two countries to ramp up maritime security cooperation, the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel ‘Tarini’ containing all women crew Visited Port Louis Harbor, Mauritius on Tuesday...

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India successfully test-fired 360° rotatable Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QR-SAM)

On Sunday, India successfully test-fired indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QR-SAM) from the launch complex-1 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. Developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), this was for the first time QR-SAM was being test fired...

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Gen. Rawat is right: Compromise on law and order is not acceptable

An interview by Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, to the news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) in the last week of May has caused a lot of ripples. Sadly, many from the media and the burgeoning fraternity of “analysts” have no good words for the honest and forthright remarks that he made in the course of the interview...

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US warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

As the world leaders reach at their ally’s as well their rival nations, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis reaches at Singapore to attend the annual Shangri-La Dialogue forum, Asia Security Summit on Saturday. He warned that Washington will not accept China's militarisation of man-made islands in the South China Sea. He further said that such moves undermined regional stability...

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NIA raids dozen of Hurriyat leaders over alleged Pak terror funding; Geelani arrested

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday early morning raided eight and fourteen locations of Delhi, Haryana and Kashmir respectively in connection with the terror funding case...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II nuke missile; can strike target over 350 Km accurately

India is strengthening its defence system gradually and is slowly turning into one of the most powerful countries in the world. New Delhi in recent years has developed several nuclear-capable missiles which can bring disaster to someone who tries to attack India. India achieved a new milestone on Friday after it successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army...

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Army retaliates to Pakistan’s ceasefire violation, kills 5 Pak troopers

In a strong warning to the Pakistani Army’s habitual ceasefire violations, the Indian Army on Thursday launched an offensive and killed 5 Pak troopers in J & K’s Rajouri and Poonch districts...

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Infiltration lowered after surgical strike; to set up 3-tier system to bolster border security: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday saluted the acts of valour and sacrifices of Indian security forces for the dignity of the nation and presented the Police Medal for Gallantry and Police Medal for Meritorious Services to the BSF officials. Speaking on the occasion, Minister Rajnath Singh firstly said the incidents of infiltration from Pakistan have come down after a surgical strike and also calls for a three-tier system to bolster border security...

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Punjab police busts Khalistani terror module; arrests nine including 4 youth and a woman

Getting a major breakthrough in Punjab, the state police have busted an alleged terror module and arrested nine persons including four youth and a woman. Notably, Punjab police on Tuesday busted a terror module operating under the banner of 'Khalistan Zindabad' which is majorly involved in lighting up communal violence in the sensitive borders of state...

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Gautam Gambhir’s yet another masterstroke; makes video for soldiers

Former Indian opening batsman and one of the major contributor of India’s successful 2011 ICC World Cup, Gautam Gambhir has taken to Twitter once again to show his ardent support to the soldiers of our nation...

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After the debris, black box of Indian Aircraft Sukhoi -30 Fighter Jet has been recovered

The black box of Indian Aircraft Sukhoi -30 Fighter Jet has been recovered which went missing along with the two pilots on Wednesday along the border side of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Meanwhile, the debris of the missing fighter jet was recovered in the dense jungles of Assam...

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NIA to question 2 separatists in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday summoned two re-known Kashmiri separatist leaders Farooq Ahmad Dar alias ‘Bitta Karate’ and Javed Ahmed Baba alias ‘Gazi’ of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat to its headquarters in New Delhi in connection with a case related to the funding of terror and subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir...

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India is ‘Defense Ready’ as it gets first ever high-tech Aeronautical Test Range in Karnataka

With an aim to enhance India’s defense prepared, Defense Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated Nation’s first high-tech Aeronautical Test Range in at Challakere in Karnataka's Chitradurga district on Sunday. This new ATR has two hangers to house UAVs, radar centre, fibre-optic network, and a separate residential complex on 200 acres...

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Army Chief Rawat upholds Major Gogoi; Supports ‘innovative’ ways to fight ‘dirty war’ in Kashmir

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat extended his full support to human shield incident which was done by Major Gogoi and said that the Indian security forces needed several innovative ways to fight against the "dirty war" in Kashmir...

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After three days of search operations, Debris of IAF Sukhoi-30 spotted in dense jungles of Assam

Indian Aircraft Sukhoi -30 Fighter Jet which went missing along with the two pilots on Wednesday along the border side of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the debris of the jet was spotted in dense jungles of Assam today...

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Major Gogoi awarded for tying stone pelter on bonnet of Army’s jeep to sustain peace in valley

Major Nitin Gogoi who was alleged for tying a civilian on Army’s bonnet jeep has been awarded the commendation card. Notably, Major Gogoi who is in the 53 Rashtriya Rifles, has been honoured with the Army Chief's commendation card for his "sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations"...

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IAF Sukhoi-30 went missing near China border; rescue mission halted due to bad weather

Indian aircraft Sukhoi-30MK went missing yesterday when it was on a routine training mission. It took its flight from Tezpur Airbase on Tuesday morning. It has lost radio and radar contact with controlling station. Two pilots aged between 25 to 30 were on board. The last reported position of the aircraft was 60 km northwest off Tezpur...

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To reduce reliance on foreign, Govt is developing indigenous defense manufacturing capability

The Government is working towards progressively reducing dependency on foreign manufacturers and developing the defence capabilities indigenously. While addressing a seminar, jointly organised by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre informed that Modi government have included a new procurement category called the Buy Indian IDDM (Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured) category in the DPP (Defence Procurement ..

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Rajnath Singh lays foundation of SSB Battalion HQ in Sikkim

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 36th Battalion HQ at Gayzing in Western Sikkim besides making an aerial survey of the three remote SSB posts along the border...

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India Israel sign $630 million deal to provide India’s navy with advanced missile defense system

On Sunday Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced the deal worth $630 million US Dollar with India to provide India's navy with missile defense systems. This deal aims to supply advanced long range air and missile defense systems for four ships of the Indian Navy...

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Pakistan should mend their ways to build peace, if not then they will be forced to do so: Rajnath Singh

Today while on 3rd day visit to Sikkim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh interacted at ‘Sainik Sammelan’ said that Sashastra Seema Bal, SSB, has been guarding the open borders with Nepal & Bhutan which is a difficult & complicated task as borders with these countries are open...

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A boost to ‘Make in India’, new policy to include private sector in defense manufacturing

India has been concentrating on domestic production since the launch of ‘Make in India’. The program aims to transform India into a global design and manufacturing hub. Giving a boost to the program, Defense Acquisition Council finalized the broad contours of a policy aimed at engaging the Indian private sector in the manufacture of high-tech defense equipment in India. Minister of Defence Arun Jaitley chaired the council...

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Rs 1,100cr will be used to develop Indo-China border this year: Rajnath Singh

Central Assistance for Border Area Development Programmes (BADP) has been enhanced from Rs 990cr in 2016-17 to Rs 1,100cr in the current financial year, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said this while chairing the review meeting of Chief Ministers bordering with China, in Gangtok...

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US aircraft strikes Syrian army convoy; handicaps the ISIS training camp

The U.S. sent aircraft striked Syrian regime vehicles on Thursday that violated a deconfliction zone set up around al-Tanf, an army base where Special Forces train Syrian militias. The American strike, corroborated by both pro- and anti-government fighters on the ground, was at least the third time in recent months that the United States military has attacked forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of Syria...

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India, Singapore naval exercise ‘Simbex-17’ kicks off in South China Sea

Concerning about the presence of Chinese submarines in the Indian Ocean, and on the growing presence of China in the international waters, India and Singapore began with a week-long naval exercise in the South China Sea on Thursday...

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Saudi Arabia launches state company to localize military procurement

Since the launch of Saudi vision2030, Saudi Arabia has been taking major initiatives to make the country a global model of excellence on all fronts. Under this venture, Saudi state-owned Public Investment Fund (PIF) opened a state company to produce ammunition, weapons, and missiles. The company Saudi Arabian Military Industries aims for sustainable improvement in the defense sector...

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Army’s confidence on a high after a month long ‘Thar Shakti Exercise’ concludes

Indian army has showcased its strength at many occasions, whether during the war, fighting against terrorism or in a natural disaster. However, Indian army is amongst one of the most successful security forces due to their dedication and hard practices. Notably, the Indian Army on Tuesday concluded the month-long ‘Thar Shakti Exercise’ in Rajasthan...

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Indian Navy, SAC comes together for data sharing in departments of Meteorology and Oceanology

Indian Navy and Space Application Centre (SAC) on Monday signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Data Sharing and Scientific cooperation in the field of Meteorology and Oceanology in Ahmedabad. Both the eminent organizations with this initiative have embarked on a common platform of mutual cooperation, wherein the scientific advancements and expertise achieved by SAC would be synergised into the Indian Naval efforts to keep the Nation’s Defence Forces in step with rapid development in the ..

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Maoist Commander surrenders in Jharkhand, hopes to help the state on the road to progress

Jharkhand has always been known infamously as the ‘Hub of Maoists’ which resides in the deep forests. With the Naxals menace in the state, Maoist Commander Kundan Pahan who is wanted in 125 cases surrendered before the Jharkhand Police on Sunday. He is considered as the most dreaded top Maoist who is still in his 30s and had a reward of Rs 15 lakhs on his head. ..

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Major Gogoi gets clean chit over tying civilian on bonnet of Army’s jeep

Major Nitin Gogoi who was alleged for tying a civilian on Army’s bonnet jeep has been given a clean chit by the Court of Inquiry (COI). According to media reports, the army had convened Court of Inquiry on April 15 has given a clean chit to Major Gogoi and not recommended any action against him...

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Sharing rich history and strategic relationship, INS Shivalik and Jyoti on deployment to Malaysia

Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Jyoti are overseas deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean. Both the Naval Ship is on a six-day port visit to Kuantan, Malaysia between May 14 and May 19, 2017...

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US gives out sale of arms worth $2 billion to UAE, State Department confirm

United Arab Emirates stands as one of the major allies of US. Both countries enjoy close military-to-military links, with both participating in the fight against ISIS and joint counterterrorism operations against al Qaeda in Yemen. On Thursday, the US government had approved $2 billion dollars arms sale to the UAE...

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After ‘Bharat Ke Veer’, Jawans can voice their opinion through ‘BSFMyApp’

After a Border Security Force (BSF) Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav used social media as the platform to share the grievances related to poor quality food, government came up with the mobile app BSFMyApp where every Jawan can share their opinion, views or can complain about the problems they are suffering from...

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Special tribunal vindicates ban on Zakir Naik's IRF in national interest

A special tribunal in New Delhi on Thursday vindicates the Centre's November 16, 2016, notification banning Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation, IRF, for five years. The decision by a special tribunal is taken with the view to maintain national integration and security...

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Japan, India affirm to boost defense cooperation

The political situation in Asia seems to be in tension. N.Korea’s constant missile firing, the territorial row in South China sea- the turmoil is increasing day by day. Amid this rising tension, Japan and India have affirmed plans to strengthen their military cooperation...

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Iraq sends reinforcements to its soldiers on the borders of Jordan,Syria

ISIS terrorized Iraq shares its borders with Jordan and Syria which poses a great threat to the country right now. Meanwhile, Iraq has sent immediate military and paramilitary reinforcements to its soldiers on the international road extending from the city of Rutba. The deployments will seek to block sneaking attempts by the Islamic State members...

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'SAMADHAN' doctrine fine but Rajnath ji, Nations wants sternest action against Left Extremism

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday while chairing a Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation review meeting gave some ‘Mantras’ to all the states and also revealed a new strategy to counter Naxalism in the country. Minister Rajnath Singh further noted that not only heavy infrastructural damages are caused by Naxalites but also said killed at least 12,000 people including 2700 security in the last two decades...

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Why the LoC bleeds time and again?

Indians need to introspect rather than curse Pakistan or China. Neither of them treats their military as cannon fodder the way Indians do. “Soldiers are meant to die” is the popular modern Indian perception and propagated almost automatically in the mass media...

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Pak crossed all limits of cowardliness to infiltrate Kashmir; violated ceasefire daily in 2015, 2016

Pakistan, the land of terrorism can also be termed as a birthplace of lakhs of terrorists with an aim to grab Kashmir has crossed all the limits of cowardliness and tried to hurt the dignity of India. Notably, at least one incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan has been registered daily along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015 and 2016...

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Jai Hind! Nation salutes the ‘Courage’ of India's Women soldiers speak louder than ‘Gender’

It wasn’t that she tried to be different, but instead against all odds she dared to be courageous of all. Women themselves have broken the barriers that kept them bounded in a male dominant society. The phenomenal example is of our Indian Women Army...

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We reveal plans after executing them: Army chief hints retaliation against Pakistan

Army chief Bipin Rawat today hinted at possible retaliation to the mutilation of Indian soldiers' bodies by Pakistan troops. Replying to media queries in New Delhi on the sidelines of a function, the Army Chief said, the Indian Army does not reveal plans before executing them. ..

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India is “At War” with Pakistan in Kashmir

The overarching need of the moment is to declare the country in a state of War with Pakistan in Kashmir. All those who have joined up with Pakistan need to be dealt with as enemies of the nation...

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India test-fires Agni-II missile; capable of striking target more than 2,000 km accurately

It is a huge success for India’s nuclear power as it has witnessed the successful test-fire of Agni-II ballistic missile on Thursday. Notably, India’s nuclear-capable, a surface-to-surface Agni-II ballistic missile was successfully test-fired from the Wheeler Island, off Odisha coast which has a strike range of two thousand kilometres...

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India has strong evidence of Pakistan Army’s involvement in Mutilation of soldiers: MEA

India today once again conveyed its outrage at the killing and barbaric act of mutilation of the bodies of its two soldiers. Briefing media on Wednesday, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that Pakistani army is involved in the mutilation of bodies of Indian soldiers at the Line of Control and Pakistan must punish those behind the heinous act...

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'Will respond to Pak at time and place of our choosing': Army vice chief

Indian Army vice Chief Sarath Chand warns Pakistan and said that Pakistani Army will have to face consequences for the attack on Indian soldiers. Earlier, Indian Army chief, Gen Bipin Rawat visited the forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and urged troops to remain alert...

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Major boost to Indian security forces armoury; successfully test fires version of Brahmos cruise missile

India’s defence has been strengthened since three years after the new government came into the power. Weather in purchasing several warships, arms or missiles India is now emerging as one of the strongest country in the world. However, each and every missile which is successfully tested strengthens India’s strength effectively. Notably, the Indian Army on Tuesday successfully test-fired an advanced version of the Brahmos land-attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ..

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Arun Jaitley inaugurated four-day Naval Commanders’ Conference

In New Delhi, a four-day Naval Commanders’ Conference has been inaugurated on Tuesday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Secretary, and other senior functionaries of the Ministry of Defence were present and interacted with Naval Commanders...

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India talks tough after mutilation of soldiers’ bodies, Pakistan denies charge

A day after the two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated, Indian Army on Tuesday adopting a tough posture described the act as ‘dastardly and inhuman. ..

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Jaitley hands over DRDO developed defence equipment to security forces

With the view of empowering Indian security forces effectively, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday handed over several types of equipment which are developed by DRDO to Indian security forces...

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Focusing on plans for sustained operational effectiveness, Naval Commanders Conference to begin

Focusing on plans for sustained operational effectiveness, combat readiness, and improved maintenance philosophy, a four-day Naval Commanders Conference will be held from Tuesday at New-Delhi...

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