Security

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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India test-fires Agni-III missile; capable of striking target more than 3,000 km accurately

India on Thursday successfully test-fired the user trial of an indigenously built surface to air Agni-III intermediate range ballistic missile from the Abdul Kalam island off Odisha coast. It is a huge success for India’s point of view and will increase the strength of Indian security forces as it can hit China directly...

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India-Russia defence engagement will continue to grow: Jaitley

The Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley attended the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu on 25 and 26 April 2017...

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Restructure CRPF as the first prong of new strategy

The terrible loss suffered by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Sukma is painful. Already volumes have been written and spoken of on the subject and academically there is nothing left to add on...

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Punjab setting up ATS to counter with militants and drug peddlers

Good news for the people of Punjab, very bad news for terrorists and gangsters who are dreaming of hurting the dignity of a state as Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) soon to be set up permanently...

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Indian Naval warships visit France to strengthen bilateral ties

In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast of Africa, 3 Indian warships INS Mumbai, Trishul, and Aditya, arrived at Toulon for a three day visit today...

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India, Republic of Korea join hands for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding

An Inter-Governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Cooperation in Shipbuilding was signed between India and the Republic of Korea (RoK). The MoU was signed on Friday between Secretary (Defence Production) Ashok Kumar Gupta and the Minister of Defence Acquisition and Programme Administration RoK, Chang Myoung-Jin. The MoU will help the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India...

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India successfully test fires the land-attack BrahMos missile

Today, India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile Andaman and Nicobar islands...

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“I will fight for the soldiers till my last breath”: Tej Bahadur

A day after the Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, Tej Bahadur Yadav was dismissed for his viral video on the poor food conditions for the soldiers, he said on Thursday that his fight is for all the soldiers, adding that he is confident of getting justice...

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India-Russia joint maneuvers soon to hold trilateral exercise

India -Russia joint military exercise is going to involve Army, Navy and Air Force for the first time. This new deal will strengthen military-to-military ties between these two long-lasting strategic partners. India wants to reform the defense exercise with a synergy among three forces...

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Identify illegal migrants and deport them, demands FANS

The two-day meeting of the Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS) deliberated on issues related to national security and dangers posed to it externally and internally and passed two resolutions...

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US sends F-35s to Europe; a warning sign for Russia

The US Air Force newest F-35s stealth fighters arrived in the Europe to deter Russian aggression. The joint strike fighters will spend several weeks in the region as part of the European Reassurance Initiative, a multibillion dollar program started under President Obama in 2014 to show support for US allies after Russia annexed the Crimea from Ukraine...

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Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad airport on ‘high alert’ after hijack threat

Aircraft hijack is the worldwide problem. In recent years the world has witnessed very unfortunate aircraft hijacks. Fortunately, India has not been a victim of Aircraft Hijacks. But after an e-mail received by Mumbai Police about a possible hijack attempt three international airports at Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai were put on high alert on Sunday...

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Courage and commitment epitomise Indian Army’s Operation Meghdoot in Siachen

Operation Meghdoot, the very name carries with it an aura of respect and admiration within military circles across the world. What was militarily accomplished in this operation, launched by the Indian Army in the icy heights of the Siachen Glacier on 13 April 1984, has no parallels in the annals of military history...

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IAF to climb Mt Dhaulagiri in Nepal

Indian Air Force is embarking upon a mountaineering expedition to Mountain Dhaulagiri in Nepal from 15 Apr to 03 Jun 2017...

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Pakistan violated ceasefire 268 times in last 1 year

Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir 268 times in last 1 year, according to the government Defence minister of state, Subhash Bhamre, speaking in Rajya Sabha, affirmed that 'appropriate retaliation' against the violations was carried out by the Indian Army. Appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations, as required, is carried out by Indian Army. In addition, all violations of ceasefire are taken up with Pakistan authorities at the appropriate level through ..

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Deport illegal immigrants from the country : BJP MP Nishikant Dubey

Expressing a deep concern over the rising number of illegal immigrants across the country BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has requested center to take stern action against the illegal immigrants...

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Listen Terrorists.. Don’t try to mess with India, NSG coming to Gujarat

Now National Security Guard (NSG) commando team will give a befit reply and finish all terrorists in a western region of India. Notably, NSG commando team has been permanently set up in Gujarat in order to secure the entire western region of the country from Gujarat to Rajasthan...

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India signs whopping $2 billion missile defense system contract with Israel

Israel Aerospace Industries informed on Thursday that the Israel and India signed a whopping contract of USD 2 billion to supply India with missile defence systems. This deal will supply advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile systems (MRSAM), additional long-range air and missile defence systems (LRSAM) to India. The system includes an advanced phased-array radar, command and control, mobile launchers and missiles...

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Bullet Proof Jacket will be provided to security forces for better functioning

To meet the requirements of operational strength, the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) are procuring Bullet Proof Jackets as per scale of authorization. Operational requirements of combat personnel changes as per theater specific challenges. To meet the requirement of Bullet Proof jackets, CAPFs has taken required steps...

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Govt approves Barrack Missiles to be introduced to enhance security

Government of India had approved procurement of fresh batch of Barak surface-to-air missiles for naval warships to enhance India’s maritime capability in view of the changing security dynamics in the Indian Ocean region on Monday in New Delhi...

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Probe ordered in food poisoning even as 109 jawans remain hospitalised

The government has ordered an inquiry into the food poisoning incident that affected as many as 400 CRPF jawans in Kerala on Sunday...

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Personnel opting for VRS from central security forces rises to 450%

The year 2016-17 saw the maximum number of central paramilitary forces taking voluntary retirement. The number of personnel opting for Voluntary Retirement Service (VRS) in central paramilitary forces rose to around 450% in the year 2016-17 as compared to previous year...

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India deported over 250 Pakistanis and 1,750 Bangladeshis in last 3 years

During the last three years, 2014, 2015 and 2016, more than 250 Pakistani nationals and 1,750 Bangladeshi nationals were deported to their respective countries after due process of identification, informed Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Minister said that as many as 250 Pakistani nationals and 1,750 Bangladeshis were deported in last three years. He said in a written reply, Some Bangladeshi migrants “may be prone to Islamic fundamentalism and become easy prey ..

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INLCU L51 commissioned into Indian Navy aims to boost ‘Make-in-India’ initiative

Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair had commissioned INLCU L51 into the Indian Navy on 28 Mar 2017. Vice Admiral Dilip Deshpande, Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition, Rear Admiral VK Saxena (Retd), CMD, GRSE and other senior officers from Indian Navy had attended the commissioning ceremony...

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Indian Army Chief visits Nepal and Bangladesh

Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Tuesday began his 4 day foreign visit to Nepal and Bangladesh. In Nepal, General Bipin Rawat will be meeting high ranking dignitaries from Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal to Defence Minister Balkrishna Khand and his counterpart, Gen. Rajendra Chettri. ..

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Indian Navy to de-commission TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after 29 years

After 29 years, Indian Navy will finally de-induct its Russian origin Tupolev-142M turboprop long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft. Also known as ‘Albatross’, TU142M will be replaced by 12 Poseidon-81 long range patrol aircraft which is bought by the U.S for $3.2 billion. ..

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To strengthen border security, Govt to seal the boundaries with Bangladesh and Pakistan

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh attended the Passing out Parade of Border Security Force (BSF) Assistant Commandants at the BSF Academy, Tekanpur in Gwalior on Saturday. Addressing the parade he said that to make a border stronger in regards with its security, the center has marked out the new roadmap plans to seal the international borders with Bangladesh and Pakistan...

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Advanced technology for military must be made available on a fast track mode, says Army Chief

The present complex environment, technology is imbibed by the Armed Forces in a manner that will rapidly keep pace with the changing technologies before they become obsolete, Said the army chief General Bipin Rawat while addressing a two-day conference on military communication on Thursday. Speaking at the function, the Chief of the Army said, “The Army has to keep pace with the digitized world and ensure that most of its systems are digitised as early as possible. But for that to happen it is important ..

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To prevent terrorist intrusion, fencing of 280 Kms of Indo-Pak border completed: Kiren Rijiju

In a wake to make national security stringent, 280 kilometres of the India-Pakistan border fencing in Gujarat have been completed. The balance of 168 kilometre stretch is to be covered by technological means as the site conditions are not conducive for fencing because of water logging said Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju in the Lok Sabha today...

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Indo - Nepal Joint Exercise concludes at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

The two week 11th Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training finally concluded at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The training commenced from 7 March and ended yesterday. The brave troops were taught training in counter insurgency operations and enhancing defence cooperation...

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What Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar leaves behind?

The author has tried to analyse the tenure of former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in most impartial style...

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Joint-Training exercise between Indian Troops and Oman’s Royal Army concludes

After a long year’s gap, India witnessed the notable association of Indian Army and Royal Army of Oman again yesterday at Bakloh in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Interestingly, India and Oman share cordial relations in the Defence sector and hence, the two big Armies had a 14-day Joint-Training exercise under the presence of the senior officers from both the countries...

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Indian army gets 4.8 lakh kanals for firing practices in Leh

The Home Department of Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday allotted 4.8 lakh kanals land to Indian army for Field Firing Range (FFR) at Mangal Thang in Durbuk area, bordering China in Leh district. Notably, this decision of state government will give a major boost to Indian army for firing practices. Now Indian troops and soldiers will not suffer as they will not have to go Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan for raising their skills and training purposes...

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India smashes Pakistan at United Nations, says 'terror factory' Pakistan must vacate PoK

India said Pakistan has once again chosen to misuse the Human Rights Council to make fallacious references about internal matters pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir. In its right of reply to the Pakistan's statement at 34th Session of the Human Rights Council Yesterday, Indian Representative Nabanita Chakrabarti told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva said, Pakistan must fulfil its obligation to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir...

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Cross-LOC firing halts travel and business

The Poonch-based cross-border Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) was damaged and the cross-LoC travel had to be suspended today due to heavy shelling by Pakistan, which triggered a sharp reply from the Indian troops...

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Centre to give befitting reply to ceasefire violations, have faith: Jitendra Singh

On the continuous violations of ceasefire by Pakistani troops, DONEAR Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh on Monday urged people to have faith in Modi-led Government at the Centre, which will definitely give a befitting reply to it...

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For the 1st time BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired with high range in the world

India successfully test-fired an upgraded BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on Saturday. Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur at sea in Balasore, off the Odisha coast...

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Surgical strikes were a 'huge morale booster': MOS Subhash Bhamre

Calling surgical strikes a morale booster for the Indian army, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre narrated that surgical strikes were a huge morale booster for the rank and file of the Armed Forces...

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SC asks Centre to release funds for fencing of India-Bangladesh border

Supreme Court tells Centre to complete fencing of the Indo-Bangladesh border soon on Wednesday. Apex Court directed the Centre to release funds for fencing the India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam...

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Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise ‘Surya Kiran – XI’ focuses on enhancing anti-terror cooperation

In order to strengthen Indo-Nepal relations and to enhance anti-terror cooperation, troops of Indian and Nepal army commenced a two-week-long joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran – XI’ at Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand on Tuesday. The joint exercise will conclude on 20th of March...

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INS Viraat, world’s oldest aircraft carrier decommissioned after 30 yrs of service to Indian Navy

INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier in service with the Indian Navy was decommissioned on Monday after 30 years at an impressive ceremony onboard and in the presence of Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and top armed forces officials. Notably, Viraat was decommissioned at Mumbai's Naval Dockyard exactly at sunset in a ceremonial farewell during which the Naval Ensign was brought down...

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Indo-Oman start Joint Army Exercise ‘AL NAGAH-II’ to enhance military relationships

In order to strengthen Indo-Oman relations, troops of Indian and Royal Army of Oman are presently engaging in a fourteen days joint exercise ‘AL NAGAH-II’ in Himachal Pradesh. The training contingents comprised of platoon strength troops from both the Armies. Indian Defense Spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta said that the second edition of the Joint Exercise is in continuation of a series of joint Exercises between the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman. Senior military observers of both the countries ..

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Territorial Army’s new recruits belong to remotest villages in Jammu Kashmir

156 Infantry Battalion Territorial Army (Home and Hearth) PUNJAB under the Romeo Force conducted an Attestation Parade of young soldiers who had been recruited to the Territorial Army (Home & Hearth), on Saturday...

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Maharashtra Govt’s draft and defense policy aims to attract $5 billion and boost employment

In order to attract an investment of $5 billion and create 100,000 jobs over the next five years Maharashtra government released a draft defense and aerospace policy on Saturday. Doing this the state becomes the first to unveil its own defense and aerospace manufacturing policy...

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Army gets weapons locating radar from DRDO

An indigenous weapon locating radar was handed over to the army today by the state-run military weapons developer, Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO)...

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Indian Navy successfully fires Anti-ship missile

Indian Navy has successfully conducted the maiden firing of an Anti-Ship missile from first of the indigenous-built Kalvari class submarines, during test firing in the Arabian Sea...

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Speakers plead for equal rights to Muslim women at FANS seminar

The Seminar on Empowering Muslim Women was organised by Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS) at theJamia Milia Islamia campus on February 28. ..

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India successfully test fired supersonic interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast

Today India for the second time successfully test-fired an indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. which is capable of destroying any incoming enemy ballistic missile at low altitude...

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US Prez Trump to boost defense spending by 54 billion in his first federal budget

United States President Donald Trump has planned to boost the budget of defense spending by 10 percent in his first budget. Notably, the proposal will increase defense spending by 54 billion dollars but seeks to recoup that sum through deep cuts elsewhere, including foreign assistance other non-military spendings...

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The life and honor of a soldier is sacrosanct

Every few days the nation gets the terrible news of some of its soldiers falling in the line of duty in Kashmir. Defense journalists, perpetually on the lookout for such an incident, are the first to get to know and they immediately get into action. Their first step is to demand photographs and home addresses of the fallen heroes from the publicity departments of the services...

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Defeatist operational procedures in Kashmir need to be reversed

A statement of this nature by the Army Chief should have come a long time back. The difficulty being faced and the avoidable casualties being suffered by security forces in the conduct of CT operations in Kashmir due to certain obstructionist acts of locals at the behest of anti-national and divisive forces are well known and should have been addressed much earlier...

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New ocean sailboat INSV Tarini to be inducted into Navy

Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini will be inducted at a ceremony at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool in Goa on the evening of 18th February...

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Cobra Gold kicks off in Thailand aims to improve spontaneity and enthusiasm among participants

Multinational military training exercise ‘Cobra Gold’ kicked off with the arrival of the Chief of U.S Pacific Command Harry Harris on Tuesday in Thailand. This unique exercise is the largest theatre security cooperation exercise in Asia. It aims to strengthen regional partnerships and improve readiness and responsiveness among exercise participants...

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Asia’s largest aircraft show Aerospace 2017 kicked off today in Bengaluru

India’s largest international aerospace exhibition AeroSpace 2017 kicked off today in Bengaluru is one of the largest air shows. AeroSpace 2017 is the 11th edition will end on 18th February, 2017 which will showcase aircrafts that were manufactured under “Make in India”...

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FANS holds seminar on nation, nationalism and Islam

Speakers at a seminar on Nation, Nationalism and Islam organised by FANS stress on Hindu-Muslim unity as most important need to achieve progress in India...

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‘Secret nuclear city’ is a figment of Pakistan’s imagination: India

The External Affairs Ministry has quashed Pakistan's allegations that India is building a secret nuclear city in the southern region of the country. Earliar Pakistan claimed without presenting any evidence that India has built a 'secret nuclear city'...

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AeroSpace 2017 is all set to be the Asia’s largest aircraft show

India’s largest international aerospace exhibition AeroSpace 2017 is all set for a landing on February 14 at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru. AeroSpace 2017 will be the 11th edition which will be held from 14th February till 18th February, 2017 which will showcase aircrafts that were manufactured under “Make in India”...

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From ‘new age Bullet Proof Jackets’ to ‘psychological assistance’: Four major betterments for our Jawans

Though the Defense sector and Armed forces of India found little space in recent budget and the government is facing criticism for that, the Defence Ministry is trying to weed out age-old issues pertaining to the defence personnel. ..

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Work on installing 'smart fence' along Indo-Pak border will begin soon

Work on installing 'smart fence' advanced systems at the India-Pakistan border to thwart any infiltration attempt from across the border will begin soon. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said that work on installing the smart fence along the 3,323-km-long India-Pakistan border will begin soon. ..

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Visionless cut-paste defence allocation #UnionBudget2017

The net result of this cut-paste exercise is that defence expenditure (minus pensions) as a percentage of GDP has steadily declined over the last many years. Today it stands at 1.65 percent of the GDP which is far less than the percentage figure in 1962 when India got a drubbing in the hands of the Chinese...

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BSF rejects VRS plea of Constable Tej Bahadur; says Court of Inquiry still pending

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said that it has rejected the voluntary retirement plea of Constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, who posted a video on facebook raising the concern over the poor quality of foods for soldiers. Notably, Tej Bahadur's plea for VRS was rejected on the grounds that a Court of Inquiry on his allegations is pending as also disciplinary charges against him. BSF has also said that the information about rejecting Tej bahadur’s plea was given to his family on 30th of January. ..

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Sri Lankan Admiral visits India to consolidate bilateral naval relations between both nations

To consolidate bilateral naval relations between India and Sri Lanka and also to explore new avenues for naval cooperation Vice Admiral RC Wijegunaratne, Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy called on Admiral Sunil Lanba, chief of the Naval Staff and other senior officials of Indian navy on Monday...

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‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony marked with patriotic zeal ends Republic Day celebrations

India celebrated 68th Republic Day with vivid celebrations in the presence of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Republic Day ceremony concluded yesterday after four day long celebrations after the ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony culminated at Vijay Chowk with soulful and patriotic music performed by armed forces on Sunday...

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Military should not be under bureaucracy’s thumb

Defence forces are pillar of Democracy. In a democracy, the military should not be under bureaucracy’s thumb. Just like the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary, it should be a pillar of democracy, a strategic part of the governing structure...

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SSB officers to celebrate Republic Day on BoPs

For the first time the officers of SSB will be celebrating the Republic Day on the Border out Posts (BoPs) in far-flung areas on the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan Borders. ..

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SSB officers to celebrate Republic Day on BoPs

For the first time the officers of SSB will be celebrating the Republic Day on the Border out Posts (BoPs) in far-flung areas on the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan Borders. ..

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India successfully test fires PINAKA rocket Mark-II; boost to Indian security forces armoury

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the Guided Pinaka rocket from Launch Complex-III at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha for an enhanced range. It is a huge success for India’s point of view and will increase the strength of Indian security forces. PINAKA Rocket Mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit, is transformed to a Guided PINAKA. The conversion has facilitated to enhance the range and improve the accuracy of PINAKA...

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Social media: The new shoot and scoot weapon

The scathing blitzkrieg against the government, Armed Forces and the CAPF that passed off as “breaking news” was low on reality and holistic journalistic investigation. It, nevertheless, attempted to create an impression that national security was at stake and that forces were incapable of giving fair redress to the aggrieved personnel...

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Pakistan returns Indian soldier Chandu Chavan who inadvertently crossed 'Enemy lines'

Indian soldier Chandu Babula Chavan was released yesterday by Pakistan months after he crossed enemy lines last September after the surgical strikes by India. It was an 'unintentional' move by Chavan but at the most improper time. Though it was a ‘goodwill gesture’ from Pakistan but one must recognise the sustained efforts of government of India to bring Chandu back home safely which has worked wonders...

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Peace across LoC is priority for army but ready to give befitting reply incase of ceasefire violations: General Rawat

Army chief General Bipin Rawat has ones again warned Pakistan without taking its name and said, “Peace across LoC is the first priority for Indian army but will not shy away from giving befitting reply to ceasefire violations.” Notably, India today is celebrating the 69th Army Day. Speaking on the occasion, General Bipin Rawat also warned soldiers against using social media for airing their grievances, adding it could result in punishment. He further said that any solders having any problem can directly ..

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Send all complaints to me: Army Chief Gen Rawat

The Army Chief General Bipin Rawat categorically said on Friday that if anyone in the force has any complaint they can directly approach to him and inform him about the same instead of resorting to alternate media...

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Successful test firing of Guided Pinaka conducted

The Pinaka Rocket converted to a Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur on Thursday...

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Indian Navy’s 2nd Scorpene Class Submarine “Khanderi” launched today

Today Indian Navy’s 2nd Scorpene Class submarine “Khanderi” was launched at Mazagao Dock Shipbuilders Limited in Mumbai, which was headed by Union Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre. Khanderi submarine is capable of launching an attack as well as anti-ship missiles underwater or on surface. Khanderi name comes after the Island of Maratha forces which was vital in ensuring their supremacy at sea, during 17th century...

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CISF being multi-dimensional security organisation has to increase its competency: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the CISF is a multi-dimensional security organisation whose role in future is going to increase as Indian economy progress rapidly. Speaking at the function at Tiril Ashram near Ranchi on Sunday while inaugurating the newly built CISF Eastern -Sector Headquarter, he said that CISF has been doing very well and it has to increase it's core competency to deal with terrorism and cyber security...

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